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Job Opening: Library Assistant – City of Aztec Public Library

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Performs a wide variety of general library work in technical and/or public services to assist patrons with daily operational needs of the Library, such as copy cataloging, processing, and circulation and shelving library materials; performs related duties as assigned.  Please see for more information.

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Job Opening: Deputy Director, Octavia Fellin Public Library – Gallup, NM

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Octavia Fellin Public Library seeks an innovative, and community focused Deputy Director.  This is high level management and advanced professional work.  Assists Library Director in overseeing and managing all library operations and services. Responsible for the library in the Director’s absence.  Supervises reference, collection development and the community computer training program. Coordinates community programming for adults and participation outreach activities. Identifies and writes grants. Responsible for assuring that library users receive quality services. Represents the library to community organizations developing partnerships and collaborations.  Work includes identifying trends, possible new services and implementing them in a fiscally sound manner. Work requires extensive contact with library staff, library users, community organizations, other city departments, elected officials the media and professional organizations. This position requires excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  Required to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends. Some travel required.

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ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS/MLIS), Four (4) years professional library work, with two (2) years in a supervisory position.


Experience in providing traditional and electronic reference service, experience in materials selection and collection development, experience in community programming and outreach activities, and experience in budget preparation and monitoring expenditures.


Applications may be obtained at the City of Gallup Human Resources Office, 110 West Aztec, Gallup, New Mexico 87301.  For more information please call (505) 863-1215.  Fax 🙁 505) 726-2053.  Job Line: (505) 863-1243.  Apply online

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Volunteer Opportunity: Librarian at Ghost Ranch – Abiquiu, NM

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ghost Ranch, a non-profit Presbyterian education and retreat center near Abiquiu, is seeking a volunteer librarian.

This person will serve for at least three to six months. In exchange for free lodging and meals, he or she will work independently for 40 hours a week. Duties will include:

*Selection, purchase, cataloging and processing of all library materials.
*Regular thinning of the collection based on established criteria.
*Gathering, analyzing and reporting monthly statistics.
*Review of all donations to determine appropriateness  based on content and age.
*Manage book sales to include financial accounting.
*Maintain the overall cleanliness and orderliness of the library.
*Checking in and shelving all library materials.
*Maintaining displays, dusting, vacuuming and sweeping both inside and outside the library building.

1) The librarian may train and supervise summer student interns and other library volunteers assigned to special projects.
2)      The librarian will support the curriculum needs of Jan Term and other classes offered at Ghost Ranch.
3)      The librarian may be assigned special library projects
4)      On a limited basis, the librarian may assist at the Ghost Ranch museum and the archives.

The library, located in a historic building on the ranch, has 12,000 books, DVDs, magazines and reference volumes, a children’s room and more.

This position will begin April 1.

Ghost Ranch is in a rural area 65 miles northwest of Santa Fe. It has no television, no nearby Walmart and limited cell phone service, but it has spectacular stars, irresistible hiking trails, adventurous guests and a tight-knit community of 15-20 volunteers from all over the country. No pets are allowed.

For more information, contact Mary Jane Skala, volunteer coordinator, at 505-685-1002 or

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