Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The Library and Cultural Service department is seeking an Assistant to perform a variety of complex clerical and public contact duties and provides administrative support  for the Art in Public Places Program.

This will be a Part-Time, temporary position with an estimated 20 - 29 hours per week, with a flexible and varied work schedule. Some work may be able to be performed remotely. This position is not Benefits eligible.  

The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 


If you value and model the City’s Core 4 values of Integrity, Respect, Professionalism, and Customer Service we encourage you to apply.

  • Prepares, issues and monitors departmental documents
  • Composes and types a variety of correspondence and reports
  • Develops and maintains complex record keeping and reporting systems
  • Gather, checks, complies and prepares a variety of materials for administrative, statistical and analytical reports
  • Monitors purchasing process
  • Responds to general inquiries and interprets policy and procedures
  • Operates a variety of office equipment including personal computers and related software
  • Maintains, modified and updates database information for specialized department functions
  • Schedules and maintain workloads
  • Assists with oversight of maintenance and installation of public art
  • Collaborate with other city departments, art organizations, and local artists
  • Assists with CAFE art website
  • Provides technical support during meetings 
  • Helps administer the rotating outdoor sculpture show (every two years), and exhibit spaces at the Aurora Municipal Center and two libraries
  • May perform other duties as assigned


Education: High school diploma or GED. Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

  •  Bachelor's in Art or a Bachelor's in Fine Art is desired but not required
Experience: Previous art studio and/or gallery experience preferred. At least 3 years complex clerical experience including the use of personal computers and word processing software.

Knowledge: Knowledge of basic office practices and procedures; business English and math; and personal computers and word processing software applications.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently, prioritize multiple projects based upon urgency and the goals of the program, solve problems, and offer creative ideas.

Skills: Skilled in the use of personal computers and related word processing software applications. Comfort with contemporary technology and social media.

Licenses, Certificates and/or Equipment Required: Colorado Driver’s License with a good driving record. 


Physical Demands: Physical work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 50 pounds; occasional lifting, carrying, walking and standing; frequent hand/eye coordination to operate office equipment; vision for reading, recording and interpreting information; frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with employees and citizens.

Work Environment: Works primarily in clean, comfortable environment. Some work will be performed outdoors.

Equipment Used: Frequently uses standard office equipment including typewriters, computers, calculators and copy/fax machines.

This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their
For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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