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Job Opening: Collection & Instructional Librarian, Santa Fe Community College

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Job Summary/Basic Function:
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 a Collections & Instruction Librarian as assigned including managing all reserve materials and functions, keeping reserves current and accurate; managing, overseeing, and planning all stacks maintenance; managing and maintaining the College Archives; participating in collection development, including selecting, deselecting and monitoring inventories of all collections, physical and virtual; managing all library statistics and generating reports based on data; teaching literacy informaiton sessions, as assigned, on a regular and continuing basis; developing and maintaining, in consultation with other librarians, instruction tutorials and guides; assisting in the assessment, maintenance, and update of the Library’s web pates; assisting in outreach and marketing efforts. Staffs service desks; assists users (faculty, staff and students of the college as well as community members) in locating and utilizing needed materials and information; provides reference services to library patrons, both in person and virtually; contributes to collection development; develops and conducts or assists with information literacy sessions for staff, faculty, and students; creates and maintains libguide pages; evaluates electronic resources and makes recommendations for continuation, discontinuation and additions; participates in the development of short and long-range plans and goals for the library; works as a contributing team member in developing and implementing all library policies and procedures; furnishes information on library and college activities, facilities, rules and services; participates in social media and library outreach; assists the Library Director in realizing all of the goals and objectives of the library. Work Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Job Opening: Director of Library Services, Albuquerque Academy

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Albuquerque Academy, an independent coed day school of approximately 1,100 students in grades 6 through 12, seeks applications for the position of Director of Library Services beginning with the 2015-16 school year. The Academy’s resources are committed to a mission comprising accessibility, affordability, excellence, caring, and outreach as we serve the greater Albuquerque area. As part of this mission, the school has attracted some of the finest students and educators in the country to its extensive facilities on a natural 312-acre site within the city limits of Albuquerque. At the heart of the campus is Simms Library, a 56,000 square foot facility filled with opportunity made available through a collection of more than 140,000 print and non-print items, 170 periodical subscriptions, and 23 online databases.

Duties and Responsibilities
A critical component of the director’s responsibilities will be the ability to guide the library into a new era of library usage and technological resources given the pace of change in the world. As the primary leader, the director is responsible for the overall administration, planning, budgeting, assessment, and policy development for library services and collections in response to the needs of the school community. The director oversees a group consisting of the full-time librarians, the library assistants, and the archivist. The director plans, implements and assesses library programs, policies and procedures and adjusts them as needed; he/she also prepares, justifies and oversees the budget, maintains accounts with vendors, approves credit card purchases, and monitors petty cash. The director provides reference and other assistance to library patrons to meet their information needs, and he/she recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates performance of library faculty and staff members.

Required qualifications
Successful applicants will have a master’s degree in a library or information field and five to ten years of service in libraries, including work with a variety of age groups. Significant supervisory experience is also strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have the ability to listen deeply, to connect to teachers, and to integrate the library in meaningful ways to the curriculum and the school’s mission.

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