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Circulation Associate

Circulation Associate

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Position Overview

The Town of Vail is now hiring a Part-Time Circulation Associate (24 - 29 hours / week) to work at the Vail library. 


The position will provide general Circulation, Reference and Reader’s Advisory service assistance to patrons of all ages. Participates in a variety of tasks at the Service Desk including but not limited to entering and analyzing Circulation data, processing Membership applications, and explaining library lending policies and procedures. Assesses patron needs and instructs them in making effective use of library resources. Assists patrons with the use of the Internet, online databases, eBook devices, etc.   The Associate also participates in short and long range planning for Circulation-related issues. Handles other related library duties, as assigned. Knowledge of the latest library and technology trends is preferred.


If you enjoy providing excellent customer service, leading and inspiring staff, and have an eye for detail then we'd like to hear from you.

Skills / Requirements

Vail is a guest service oriented and resort destination community. We realize that to set the standard for world-class alpine resorts, our employees make all the difference!  That is why we are looking for passionate individuals who strive for excellence in all that they do.  Qualified applicants must have strong guest service skills and a desire to help library patrons with a positive attitude.


In addition they must meet the following requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated skills with Circulation-related duties and general public reference tools.
  • High level of proficiency on the computer including, internet searching, Microsoft office and data bases.
  • Ability to shelve library materials in proper alpha-numeric sequence.

  • Must be able to maintain positive, team-player staff relations.

  • Knowledge of the latest library and technology trends is preferred.
  • Public library circulation & reference desk experience is preferred.
  • Some evenings and weekend hours are required.

Culture / Lifestyle / Benefits

Are you interested in living and working in Vail, CO?  Vail, which is centrally located in the Rocky Mountains, offers easy access to Denver (100 miles to the east) and is surrounded by the White River National Forest, offering world class outdoor activities in summer and winter (skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, white water).


When asked, most of our employees say that working for the Town of Vail feels like family.  Our values-based culture is nurtured by the employees’ strong desire to foster teamwork, take ownership in Vail’s future and an overall pride for serving their community.  Let’s not forget that our efforts not only benefit the community but also allow us to enjoy the spectacular amenities and culture in the Vail Valley which we call home! To find out more about our community, please visit our website and click on Vail Information.




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