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Job Opening: Reference and Instruction Librarian – Santa Fe Community College

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Performs professional librarian duties related to the operations of the Santa Fe Community College library. Must be committed to serving a diverse college community. Actively participates in and contributes to continuous quality improvement.

Performs the duties of the Reference and Instruction Librarian:

-assumes primary teaching responsibility for library instruction sessions across campus;
-designs, plans, develops, implements, and assesses information literacy curriculum in accordance with professional library standards;
-establishes information literacy learning objectives and outcomes;
-collaborates with faculty to design relevant, innovative, and meaningful information literacy curriculum, class by individual class;
-teaches information literacy sessions both in person and online;
-develops and maintains instruction tutorials and guides both online and in print, including video teaching tutorials in Canvas;
-assesses and evaluates student learning;
-develops and coordinates the library’s teaching schedule;
-assumes primary responsibility for reference services, both virtual and in person;
-coordinates, in conjunction with the library director, outreach and marketing of library resources and services;
-coordinates and assesses reference and outreach services, both in person and online;
-assumes primary responsibility for and contributes to all social media outreach;
-tracks, maintains, and reports usage statistics of all library databases;
-analyzes and evaluates usage statistics of library databases for continuous improvement in resource development.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Part-time Librarians, National Hispanic Cultural Center – Albuquerque, NM

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is looking for two volunteer, part-time librarians for its History & Literary Arts Program.

The first position will be responsible for the direct operation of the research library by developing specialized research services, implementing new interlibrary loan services with SALSA & LIBROS member libraries, and maintaining and expending written library policies and procedures.

The second position will be responsible for cataloging and maintaining collections by performing copy and original cataloging with the use of Online Computer Library Center and Horizon bibliographic utilities, soliciting, acquiring and cataloging donated private collections and conducting space planning for collection growth and library reorganization.

Both positions will share duties that include providing public service in history & culture of Hispanic world and genealogy family history research assistance by conducting reference interviews in person, by phone or by e-mail, interpreting library and archives policies and procedures for the public and prospective volunteers and applying knowledge of cross-cultural communication issues to public services.  Each position is needed to volunteer 20 hours per week.

If you are interested in either of these two positions, please contact Rebecca Avitia via e-mail at

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