Library Assistant- Social Media-Programs focus-Part Time

$14.42 – $14.75 /hr. depending on experience

The Spanish Peaks Library District Library Assistant-Social Media-Programs focus, will work under the Director, Assistant Director, or Children’s Librarian as assigned. This position will work throughout the library covering circulation duties, assisting with programming, outreach, maintaining displays, and assisting co-workers as needed. This position will have a social media/marketing-programs focus. This is a multi-faceted position where customer service is key. The ability to communicate, follow directions, assist patrons with overall library questions and assist with various library duties is required.


  • Reports to the Director, Assistant Director, and/or Chilidren’s Librarian as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides basic library functions, including circulation, programs, outreach and customer service.

  • Administers library cards and handling patron account issues.

  • Provides quality customer service.

  • Answers telephones.

  • Utilizes library software and assisting patrons with computer and printing needs.

  • Performs all opening and closing procedures.

  • Assists with library displays and maintaining overall appearance of library.

  • Completes shelving, shelf reading, and discharging of library materials.

  • Empties book drops and handles materials from other libraries.

  • Handles meeting room reservations and overseeing the set-up of rooms.

  • Assists in all library tasks and operations as assigned.

  • Assists with programs and outreach.

  • Works with minimal instruction alone or as part of a team.

  • Assists with maintaining library materials.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in duties and ability to multitask.

  • Is an energetic, motivated and creative personality with a strong service orientation.

  • Deal tactfully and courteously with all ages of people in a public service context and with all staff members.

  • Works Weekend and evening hours.

  • Any other duties as assigned

Social media-programs focus

  • Creates and post social media posts to Facebook

  • Sends created posts to the Director for the website.

  • Creates flyers relating to upcoming programs, distributes them around Walsenburg and Gardner.

  • Uses Word-of-Mouth advertising whenever possible, during working hours.

Other Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing. Multilingual is a plus.

  • Ability to effectively present information to other employees of the organization and the public.

  • Reasoning ability including ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions.

  • Basic mathematical skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent in education. College preferred.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; to talk and to hear. The employee may be required to stand for two (2) to four (4) hours at a time. The employee may be required to sit for periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to walk, climb or balance, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch or crawl. Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds in order to handle books, AV equipment, and boxes. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus. Employees must be able to use computer equipment for extended periods of time; this involves looking at a computer screen several hours per shift, typing for prolonged periods of time, and using a mouse for prolonged periods of time.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet although occasional loud customers and equipment are present.

Selection Guidelines

Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job-related tests and a background check may be required.

Duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. No one person is expected to fulfill all the duties listed and described above; duties and responsibilities will be assigned by supervisors according to the needs of the library and the skills, abilities, and interests of individual library employees.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

This job description supersedes any previous description for this position.

June 10, 2024

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