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Job Opening: Library Services Coordinator, UNM Health Sciences Library – Albuquerque, NM

| February 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center is seeking to fill the position for a Library Services Coordinator to work day shifts at the Service Point (front desk.) This position is Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and reports to the Division Head of Reference and User Support Services. This position is responsible for front desk staffing, library circulation processes, and user assistance with library and IT-related questions, including creating and triaging IT tickets within the ticketing system, and assists users with IT inquiries both in-person and by phone, including mobile access, accounts and passwords, and contributing to the knowledge base within the IT ticketing system. This position will act as back up for scheduling HSLIC controlled classroom spaces. This position includes supervising Service Point staff members, and will share responsibility for training and supervising student staff. This position participates in ensuring user security for the library and neighboring buildings managed by HSLIC and will provide occasional AV assistance for classroom users in buildings managed by the library.

For more information, see unmjobs.unm.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=86257  

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Job Opening: Archival Assistant – Acequia Madre House, Santa Fe NM

| January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

JOB DESCRIPTION ARCHIVAL ASSISTANT ACEQUIA MADRE HOUSE (AMH) www.wisc-amh.org The house, completed in 1926, was built by three women who participated in the creation of many Santa Fe cultural institutions. It has been designated a museum by the city of Santa Fe. The rooms are filled with original furniture, paintings, and artifacts, with many items that have been featured in academic publications and museum exhibitions. WISC at AMH provides a retreat and study center for scholars who seek to advance the contributions of women in the arts, sciences and engineering, cultural preservation, business and philanthropy. Other programs are described on the website. The archives contain the documents and photographs assembled during the 150 year span of the women’s lives. Position The Archival Assistant will help process the institution’s archival material. This involves rehousing historical material (letters, documents, photographs, etc.) and includes sorting, tabbing/clipping, labeling acid-free folders, reorganizing, and helping to create an index of material. In particular, the Archival Assistant will support the digitization of archival materials, the ongoing development of an associated database, and the online publishing of selected materials. Archival or library experience, digitization expertise, and demonstrated proficiency in database management are preferred. Responsibilities may involve supervising and assisting a small team of volunteers who will be engaged with the same work. The Archival Assistant performs various levels of administrative and office work in addition to primary archival responsibilities. This job requires a great attention to detail and ability to carry out repetitive tasks, but it also provides a rare opportunity for someone interested in the history and cultures of the Southwest as well as the impact of women. The position is ideal to acquire archival, museum, and/or nonprofit experience. There is opportunity for this position to increase in responsibility in the future.

Desired Skills

 Organization and attention to detail.

 Digitization, database management, and content management systems expertise.

 Excellent computer skills, including internet research, MS Office (expertise with Excel is especially important) and Dropbox.

 Ability to carefully handle fragile historic material, artifacts, and documents.

 Ability to follow directions and work independently and productively.

 Strong writing and communication skills. Additional Skills

 Interest/capacity for learning other software programs as necessary, such as PastPerfect, Content DM, Constant Contact, and HootSuite.

 Knowledge of basic office procedures (file, photocopy, scan, fax) and good telephone skills.

 Experience and expertise with Photoshop, Publisher, Google and burning CDs.

 Experience with social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter.

A new entity will preserve the house and its contents as a resource for researchers, museums and other non-profit institutions. The Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House will interpret the lives, and advance the contributions of the three women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business while preserving their Santa Fe home and related collections. At its heart will be the archive containing the documents and photographs assembled during their lifetimes that chronicle 150 years of the history of Santa Fe and the world. Scholars of distinction will come to study, to hold master classes and symposia, and to create new works. Acequia Madre House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable A new entity will preserve the house and its contents as a resource for researchers, museums and other non-profit institutions. The Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House will interpret the lives, and advance the contributions of the three women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business while preserving their Santa Fe home and related collections. At its heart will be the archive containing the documents and photographs assembled during their lifetimes that chronicle 150 years of the history of Santa Fe and the world. Scholars of distinction will come to study, to hold master classes and symposia, and to create new works. Acequia Madre House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable A new entity will preserve the house and its contents as a resource for researchers, museums and other non-profit institutions. The Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House will interpret the lives, and advance the contributions of the three women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business while preserving their Santa Fe home and related collections. At its heart will be the archive containing the documents and photographs assembled during their lifetimes that chronicle 150 years of the history of Santa Fe and the world. Scholars of distinction will come to study, to hold master classes and symposia, and to create new works. Acequia Madre House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable A new entity will preserve the house and its contents as a resource for researchers, museums and other non-profit institutions. The Women’s International Study Center at Acequia Madre House will interpret the lives, and advance the contributions of the three women in the arts, sciences, cultural preservation and business while preserving their Santa Fe home and related collections. At its heart will be the archive containing the documents and photographs assembled during their lifetimes that chronicle 150 years of the history of Santa Fe and the world. Scholars of distinction will come to study, to hold master classes and symposia, and to create new works. Acequia Madre House is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

 The ability to lift and move materials weighing up to 45 pounds.

 The ability to reach and lift items to a height of 6’ with the use of a step-ladder.

 The ability to work at ground level and lift material to work tables.

 The ability to climb stairs.

 The ability to work with dusty or moldy materials.

Additional Information

 Location: 614 Acequia Madre, Santa Fe, NM 87505

 It is preferred that applicant have his/her own vehicle.

 Schedule: Hours are flexible and to be determined with successful applicant. Could range from 2 to 4 days per week.

 Pay range: To be determined, $13.00/hour minimum. Supervisor Bunny Pierce Huffman, Director Acequia Madre House – 614 Acequia Madre How to Apply

 Send cover letter, résumé, references (personal and professional) and contact information to archives@wisc-amh.org

ENTRY-LEVEL SALARY: $13.00/ hour HOURS PER WEEK: 16-32 Plus tax NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1 HIRING: Immediately

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Job Opening: Youth Services Manager – Octavia Fellin Public Library, Gallup NM

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Octavia Fellin Public Library is looking for a Youth Services Manager with an active and creative imagination who is forward thinking, innovative, and community focused. This position is
responsible for the overall operations of Youth Services, including collection development, reference services, programming, outreach,supervision, and training. Works closely with other city departments,community organizations, and the school district. Must be knowledgeable of emerging trends in library services to youth and have a clear vision on how to lead the department. Assists with budget preparation and is a member of the management team. Minimum qualifications: ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library Sciences (MLS/MLIS), two years’ experience in professional library work, a valid Driver’s License (state of residence) and must meet City’s Insurability requirement, and proficient with Microsoft Office. For more information and to apply go to www.gallupnm.gov/Jobs.aspx or call City of Gallup Human Resources at (505)863-1215.

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