Category: Jobs

Job Opening: State Data & Continuing Education Coordinator – New Mexico State Library

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are seeking a State Data & Continuing Education Coordinator to add to our team – so if you are an enthusiastic expert on facts, numbers, and professional development, this position is for you.

The State Data & Continuing Education Coordinator will manage New Mexico libraries’ participation in the Public Libraries in the United States Survey (a.k.a. Annual Report!) as well as seek and manage continuing education opportunities for library staff, board members and volunteers in public libraries statewide.

The person who takes advantage of this exciting opportunity will…

·         Be a statistician: Compile and present annual report data to help improve library services;

·         Be a trainer: Identify the training interests and needs of library professionals statewide, and organize learning opportunities;

·         Be a traveler: The State Data & Continuing Education Coordinator will be based at the New Mexico State Library in beautiful, historic Santa Fe and will travel around this scenic state to work with libraries; and

·         Be a leader! Consult, advise, and coach public library staff to implement effective library services that serve their unique communities.

“OK, I’m intrigued…”

If you have a Master’s Degree from a program accredited to by the American Library Association (or recognized by the appropriate body of another country) with at least two years of experience in performing and providing advanced, effective library services ….then we invite you to apply!

To apply, please visit the New Mexico State Personnel Office website for the official job posting.

For more information on the State of NM application process, click here.

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Job Opening: Library Information Specialist III – UNM Taos Branch

| August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The UNM-Taos Branch is looking for a full-time one year term Library Information Specialist III to assist in providing quality service to the students, faculty, and the community-at-large. This position encompasses a variety of areas including circulation, cataloging, instruction, and ongoing supervision of student employees. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to be a team player, the ability to prioritize, and the ability to analyze and solve problems.

Experience with automated library systems, especially with OCLC- Worldshare Management Systems (WMS) and 
experience with complex copy cataloging in OCLC -WMS, is preferred.

The following address will go to the online application page


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Job Opening: Library Director, Belen Public Library

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

POSITION OPENING:  Library Director

Minimum Pay: $17.00 per hour (+ for Master’s Degree)


v  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school; and five years related experience and/or training required.
v  Grade II Librarian Certification from the State of New Mexico required.
v  (2) Two years supervisory and administrative experience required.
v  Prefer: Master’s degree (M.L.S.) from an ALA accredited graduate school. and the ability to obtain Professional Librarian Certification from State of New Mexico.
v  Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs
v  Considerable knowledge of equipment and facilities required in a comprehensive library system
v  Considerable knowledge of community needs and resources
v  Considerable knowledge of the Internet, telecommunications, computer networks, workplace software, and library automation applications
v  Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement a comprehensive library system
v  Ability to read and analyze technical information, write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
v  Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with persons of all ages and every economic and social level
v  Working knowledge of the principles and practices of office management and work organization
v  Valid New Mexico driver’s license.
v  Able to successfully complete drug testing
v  Prefer bilingual (Spanish/English)
v Able to formulate short and long range public services goals.

Job description and applications available at the City of Belen Human Resources Dept., 100 South Main, Belen, NM 87002


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Job Opening: Assessment Administrators, NAEP

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

We are seeking motivated individuals to proctor assessment sessions with 4th-, 8th-, and 12th- grade students in schools for the National Assessment of Educational Progress. Must be available January 26–March 6, 2015. Paid training, paid time and mileage reimbursement for local driving, and weekly paychecks. This is a part-time, temporary position. To apply, visit our website at and select “Search Field Data Collection Jobs.” Search for your state, find the NAEP Assessment Administrator position and select the “apply to job” button. For more information e-mail NAEPrecruit@westat.comor call 1-888-237-8036.

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