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  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Documents Cataloger

    Department: New Mexico State Library - Department of Cultural Affairs

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Salary: $18.87 - $32.83 Hourly | $39,244 - $68,285 Annually 

    Best Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    This Librarian-Advanced (Document Cataloger) position is responsible for cataloging, classifying and processing the New Mexico State Library's state and federal documents. This position enables our users to readily identify and access our resources. This position is responsible for cataloging in all formats including online, continuing resources, cartographic and visual materials.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • This position will apply national and local standards and policies. 
    • This position will be responsible for editing and creating bibliographic records in World Cat and importing and maintaining them in our Symphony database. 
    • This position will be responsible for following the Resource Description and Access standard, as well as the policies of the Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging. 
    • This position classifies using these schedules: Superintendent of Documents, New Mexico State Documents, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal. 
    • This position applies terms from these controlled vocabularies: Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms, Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms.
    • This position works closely with the Documents Librarian in the Public Services Bureau and with technicians in both the Technical Services and the Public Services bureaus. This position creates cataloging that is used by other libraries both local and national.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Ability to make detailed descriptions.
    • Ability to analyze subject content.
    • Ability to interpret and apply guidelines.
    • Ability to manage files.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or recognized by the appropriate body of another country) with two (2) years of experience in performing and providing advanced library technical operations, effective library and information services, plus cataloging experience and managerial experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table in job announcement.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Office setting; some telework available. Occasional investigations in library stacks involve some reaching, bending, grasping, lifting.

    Executive Order 2021-066 requires all employees with the State of New Mexico to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including proof of a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster dose) or proof of a COVID-19 viral test every week.  

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the New Mexico State careers websiteAgency Contact Information: Bradley Carrington, 505-476-4730, or email to bradley.carrington@state.nm.us 

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2022 11:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Collections Analysis Librarian

    Department: The University of New Mexico (UNM) College of University Libraries & Learning Sciences (CULLS) 

    Employment Type: Full-Time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position

    Desired Start Date: 8/1/2022

    Starting Salary: $62K

    Best Consideration Date: 6/3/2022 

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    As part of a collaborative, cross-departmental collections team, you will play a key role in developing data-informed collection strategies. Your work will ensure that CULLS is able to nimbly adapt to new and emerging areas of focus and align library resources with the needs of a diverse campus community. Your analytical skills and creativity will enhance the team’s ability to: 

    • Identify collection gaps and improve collection representation and inclusivity of historically oppressed, marginalized, and underserved voices and populations. 
    • Implement the Protocols for Native American Archival Materials and extend culturally sensitive curation practices to other areas. 
    • Develop strategies for evaluating different types of collections (e.g., circulating, special, distinctive, electronic) across a range of disciplines. 

    • Evaluate electronic resources for licensing and subscription renewals. 
    • Provide data in support accreditation and related academic program assessments. 
    • Promote transparency of collection related processes and budgets. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    As the Collection Analysis Librarian, you will have freedom to experiment and the opportunity to develop this role based on your interests and the ongoing needs of the library and its users. The primary duties of the position are the following: 

    • Collect, analyze, and communicate data to inform planning, decision-making, and assessment of library collections and related services. 
    • Lead the collections team in developing, executing, and documenting an ongoing and sustainable collection assessment strategy. 
    • Develop workflows and templates to streamline the production of regular and routine reports. 
    • Work as part of a team to understand evolving collection challenges and proactively find solutions to support information users both within the library and more broadly. 

    • Contribute to CULLS initiatives that further UNM’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. 
    • Actively engage in anti-racist work to advance inclusive excellence. 
    • Participate in CULLS faculty governance and in library management as required. 
    • Meet librarianship and teaching, scholarship, and service requirements for promotion and tenure.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • An earned master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library/information sciences program or equivalent OR an earned doctorate by the start date. 

    DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Applicants with any combination of the following interests or desirable qualifications are encouraged to apply. In your cover letter, please provide examples or describe the areas where you have demonstrated interest or experience. 

    • Experience with one or more data analysis tools or approaches, such as  
      • using tools like Microsoft Excel, R, or Python for data analysis
      • coursework in accounting, qualitative analysis, statistics, assessment, or data visualization. 
    • Experience with one or more aspects of library collections, such as 
      • evaluating a collection, organizing collection data, selecting/deselecting resources, managing physical or digital collections, preparing/tracking budgets, participating in negotiations, or guiding open access/scholarly communication/digitization initiatives 
      • coursework in collection development/management or scholarly communication 
    • Knowledge of the role of assessment in collection processes and decision making. 
    • Experience selecting data sources relevant to collections analysis and evaluating their limitations. 
    • Experience managing data, including collecting, organizing, integrating, and appropriately sharing data sets. 
    • Experience preparing reports and data visualizations for a wide range of audiences. 
    • Ability to systematically approach complex or evolving challenges, and creatively seek user focused solutions. 
    • Ability to work collaboratively with professional staff and faculty who bring different skills and expertise to problem solving. 
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
    • Ability to prioritize and balance competing demands. 
    • Curiosity and ability to learn new skills and technologies. 
    • Ability to communicate in Spanish or an Indigenous language of the Southwestern U.S.  
    • Demonstrated commitment to accessibility in libraries.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities. 

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    Applicants with any combination of the following interests or desirable qualifications are encouraged to apply. In your cover letter, please provide examples or describe the areas where you have demonstrated interest or experience. 

    Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

  • Thursday, May 05, 2022 11:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Assistant

    Department: Fray Angélico Chávez History Library

    Employment Type: Seasonal (30 hours per week during summer 2022)

    Salary: $20/hr

    Best Consideration Date: May 20th, 2022

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Library Assistant will work with collections of documents, books, maps, and serials. They will perform a variety of tasks, including, moving and shelving book collections, researching archival provenance, assembling data from library collections, scanning documents, withdrawing materials, marking cataloged books, answering reference questions and other duties as required. Candidates must be able to carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds and work around historical documents. Candidate will be trained and supervised by two experienced librarians. Much of the work will be completed independently.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Basic office skills and attention to detail are of utmost importance.

    EDUCATION

    Two years of college or an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts, History, Archaeology, Library Science, or other related fields is highly desired. Experience in archives, libraries, record management, or historical research may be considered in lieu of education.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    Interested individuals must submit a cover letter explaining their interest in the position, a résumé, and contact information for two references. Applications are to be sent to historylibrary@state.nm.us by May 20, 2022. Please put “Chavez Library Archives Assistant” and your last name in the subject field. Interviews will be conducted upon application review. Please contact the email address listed above or call 505-476-5053 with any questions.

  • Monday, May 02, 2022 11:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Technical Library Manager

    Job ID: Job ID: 682958 

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Sandia National Laboratories is seeking a creative, bold and enterprising individual to lead and continue to develop its central library located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The library manager oversees and manages members of the workforce within the department; coordinates employee recruitment, selection, training, performance assessment, work assignments, salary, and recognition; ensures that customer needs are satisfied by managing and coordinating specific work, overall program and project plans, budgets, schedules, and staffing requirements; balances the acquisition and development of staff resources, capabilities, and existing and future projects or programs; leads and manages the library organization, with responsibility for aligning the future direction of the library and library products and services to the Sandia mission; directs all aspects of library operations, including acquisitions, cataloging and metadata control, collection and e-resource management, interlibrary loan and document-delivery, reference and research services, lab repository for scientific and technical information, Scientific and Technical Information Program management and enabling technologies.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    On any given day, you may be called on to:

    • Guide the work of the department

    • Connect the work and expertise of the library with potential beneficiaries, collaborators and customers

    • Promote excellence by managing and coordinating specific work, overall program and project plans, budgets, schedules and staffing requirements

    • Ensure that customer needs are satisfied through the creation of trust relationships

    • Apply library knowledge and experience to independently judge work quality, performance and alignment of results with customer expectations

    • Leads members of the library workforce, including hiring, professional development and assessment and performance management consistent with the mission of the library

    • Counsel and assist employees and management on government legislation, U.S. Department of Energy and Prime Contract requirements and Sandia National Laboratories' policies or procedures to ensure compliance

    • Engage in development to meet the needs of researchers and management through the deliberate use and deployment of technology as a research and reporting tool, with specific focus on digital products and electronic resources

    • Work with library customers, including researchers, principal investigators and organizations to identify information and research needs and provide solutions for such

    • Establish library processes, procedures and methodologies for the management of information and research assets

    • Manage the security and protection of information and research assets held in library collections

    • Fulfill record holder responsibilities associated with corporate scientific and technical information, including that of Scientific and Technical Information Program Manager and Corporate Releasing Official to the Department of Energy Office of Scientific and Technical Information.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Master's degree in Library and Information Sciences or other relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    • Four or more years of directly related experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job

    • Experience in managing library activities, technical products and/or services

    • Proven track record leading people, and guiding multidisciplinary teams

    • Experience in the financial management of projects and budgets. Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association

    • Minimum of two years of demonstrated leadership experience.

    • Experience in a corporate, special or research library environment and a vision for library of the future products and services

    • Knowledge of Web-based technologies, including Web page development and maintenance and Web-based tools and utilities and a willingness and desire to champion the development and expansion of digital information technologies and solutions

    • Strong oral and written communication skills and a strong orientation to customer service

    • Dedication to Sandia values, workforce diversity, environment safety and health, and security and a broad understanding of Sandia's mission work

    • Experience in working with sensitive information and markings, including official use only, controlled unclassified information, classified documents and adhering to information security requirements, processes and procedures

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

    Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the Sandia National Labs careers website.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2022 4:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Assistant Senior (Youth Services)

    Department: Quality of Life -Thomas Branigan Memorial Library 

    Employment Type: Full-time Regular 

    Salary: $17.40 Hourly 

    Best Consideration Date: 5/9/2022 11:59 PM MST

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Provides clerical and technical support in the provision of library materials and excellent customer services at a variety of library service points in areas of circulation, media, acquisitions, cataloging, inter-library loan, and reader's advisory functions.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides excellent customer service in a courteous and respectful manner to assist patrons with the use of library materials; provides customer service in borrowing and returning library materials; responds to inquiries, both in person and over the phone; assists customers in using computers and retrieving information; provides routine care and maintenance of library equipment; may respond to user complaints; resolve problems with patrons regarding lost, damaged, overdue books and fines.
    • Provides customer services at a variety of locations with bookmobiles and special outreach services; checks books & materials in and out; loads and unloads materials; sorts, replaces and updates book & materials selection; provides special reading programs for customers; maintains log sheets; may drive bookmobile to various locations; conducts pre-trip inspections and performs routine maintenance.
    • Receives, processes, and handles library books & materials for collection; shelves library materials within the appropriate area and empties book drops accurately and in a timely manner; applies barcodes, security strips, spine labels, genre labels, and bookplates; attaches book jackets and repairs items on an as-needed basis; makes minor repairs to library materials; charges and discharges library materials at circulation points.
    • Collects fines using automated circulation system; functions as section cashier, which includes receiving cash, performing daily reconciliation, making bank deposits, and maintaining petty cash fund in accordance with City policy and procedures.
    • May perform interlibrary loan functions; searches, identifies, and retrieves materials requested from other libraries and materials requested by other libraries; monitors copyright compliance; edits online database accurately to request materials; manages cooperative document delivery program and maintains transactional statistics.
    • May provide clerical support for application database; prepares print and non-print library materials for circulation in accordance with bibliographic format; inserts barcode, price, material type, status, special messages and notes; assigns classification numbers and subject headings to bibliographic records; prepares patron library card records and adjusts records as needed.
    • May assist in the implementation of children and young adult library programs; promote and host programs. assists with preparation and implementation of library programs.
    • May perform materials verification work involved in the acquisition of library materials including submitting orders to vendors, resolving billing and delivery problems with vendors, canceling orders, preparing invoices for payment, and maintaining financial files and records.
    • May oversee workflow of students and volunteers in the department; may assist with the training of other Assistants; may also serve as technical resource to other Assistants on library programs, policies and procedures.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of: Policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of library programs and facilities; the Dewey Decimal System of classification, MARC tagging, library cataloging conventions, and Library of Congress Subject Headings; business and personal computers, and specialized software applications; City policies and procedures.
    • Skills in: Entering information into a computer system with speed and accuracy; using barcode reader, typewriter, copier, label printer, materials cleaning machines, book knives, book trucks, metal security strips, and rubber stamps; working with several disparate computer database systems; using basic arithmetic for collection of fines and cashiering duties; providing customer service and reception duties; recognizing and resolving conflicts in library data entry; organizing workload to keep pace with flow of library materials.
    • Ability to: Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and customers

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Equivalent to a High school diploma AND two years experience as a Library Assistant. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Associate's degree in Library Science is desirable.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    • Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.
    • Light physical demands; mostly desk work. Must be able to lift & carry up to 20 pounds of books and push a loaded book truck up and down ramps. Frequent use of a personal computer.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    • Applications can be submitted through the City of Las Cruces careers website.
  • Monday, April 25, 2022 11:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: West Bookmobile Manager - LINE MANAGER II (DCA#4847)

    Department: Department of Cultural Affairs 

    Employment Type: Full time - sponsored term 

    Salary: $18.32 - $31.87 Hourly | $38,101 - $66,296 Annually

    (mid-point salary is $52,198)

    Best Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for providing and ensuring quality, tailored, direct public library services for rural New Mexicans. This position will manage, evaluate, and promote the bookmobile program in a multi-county-region. This position supervises two(2) library technicians who assist in providing library services via a 31 + foot bus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide quality library services on the Bookmobile to rural patrons using all appropriate and available resources.
    • Finance to include proposing an annual budget and overseeing all purchases, deposits and balances in accordance to policies and procedures as well as tracking quarterly statistics.
    • Managing and building a library collection based on patron preferences and entering that collection in the Koha system for check out by patrons and tracking of collection.
    • Promote marketing and outreach of other programs for rural residents such as Books by Mail and Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
    • Schedules vehicular maintenance and repairs and maintains an ongoing log of work performed and dates.
    • Supervise and train staff in submitting per diem forms, making P-card reservations and performing all duties related to providing library services.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Experience scheduling, monitoring and maintaining vehicles. 
    • Financial experience in budgeting programs, ordering books and/or materials, reconciling accounts to source documentation and handling monetary transactions. 
    • Experience overseeing circulation and resource sharing services in a library.
    • Two or more years supervisory experience in a library public service department. 
    • Financial bookkeeping including the development of budget projections, reviewing and processing bills and maintaining financial records.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • A Bachelor's Degree in any field of study from an accredited college or university and four (4) years of professional level experience operating within limited parameters and guidelines directly related to the purpose of the position defined by the agency at the time of recruitment. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling eight (8) years may substitute for the required education and experience. A hiring agency will designate a portion of the required experience to include supervisory and/or specialized experience. Any required licensure, certification or registration shall be defined at the time of recruitment and will be in addition to the above requirements.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • Pre-employment background investigation is required and is conditional pending results
    • Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Drivers License
    • Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the New Mexico State careers website.


  • Saturday, April 23, 2022 4:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Human Resources and Administrative Assistant (DCA#4794) 

    Department: Department of Cultural Affairs 

    Employment Type: Full time permanent position. 

    Salary: $14.89 - $25.91 Hourly | $30,976 - $53,897 Annually 

    (mid-point salary is $42,436)

    Best Consideration Date: 5/06/2022

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    This is a Business Operations Specialist A (Pay Band 60) position which provides high level administrative and communications support to the State Library, and serves as HR liaison for the division. The position is based in Santa Fe.  Some telework is available for this position. It is supervised by the State Librarian. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Responsible for clerical and office management duties for the State Librarian and Administrative Staff.
    • Responsible for the administration of a State Library communications and public awareness program.
    • Responsible for Building/Property management for the State Library.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Computer skills, ability to use Zoom, attention to detail.
    • Excellent customer service and communication.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Associates Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Accounting and two (2) years of directly related job experience in the areas of office administration, budgeting, purchasing, finance, accounting, auditing, cash management and/or contract management. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table on the application website.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the New Mexico State careers website.

    1. Friday, April 15, 2022 4:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Position Title: Library Info Specialist 3

      Department: Taos - Branch

      Employment Type: Staff

      Monthly Rate Range: 2964.00-4078.53

      Best Consideration Date: 5/13/2022

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      POSITION SUMMARY

      The UNM-Taos Library is looking to fill a full-time Library Information Specialist III position with someone who is passionate about helping students succeed, and connecting with the campus community as well as the community at large. This position encompasses a variety of areas of responsibility including technology such as library website maintenance, circulation and reference, library programs and outreach, and overseeing the archival and digital collections. 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. There will be evening hours involved to best serve the patrons’ needs.

      RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Oversees, coordinates, and/or performs integrated activities; plans, organizes, and implements the provision of services.
      • Reviews and evaluates services for library customers, to include students, faculty, staff, and the general public.
      • Provide guidance and assistance to library customers at public information service points, regarding general to complex information, demonstrating proficiency in library resources, making referrals as appropriate.
      • Provides general problem-solving by working with other library departments, vendors and other entities outside the library.
      • Implements and maintains service quality and productivity standards.
      • Participates in planning and policy setting; implements, communicates, and monitors policy and procedures.
      • Monitors and performs daily operations.
      • May monitor building security and facilities.
      • May hire, supervise and train lower level staff, student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.
      • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Skill in the use of relevant database and/or integrated library systems.
      • Knowledge of library customer service standards and procedures.
      • Ability to interpret and evaluate customer informational needs and to determine appropriate alternative solutions.
      • Ability to effectively communicate and foster a cooperative work environment.
      • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
      • Ability to plan, organize and oversee the operations of an integrated library service activity.
      • Ability to plan and implement operational policies and procedures in area of expertise.
      • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
      • Skill in the use of computer with Windows-based operating environment.
      • Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology.
      • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
      • Maintains professional knowledge base and skills through continued education and/or research.

      MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

      • Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
      • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

      1. Experience with automated library systems, preferably OCLC – Worldshare Management Services (WMS).
      2. Knowledge of archival and digitization software and technology.
      3. Experience with website maintenance and social media outreach.
      4. Ability to assist with reference questions and perform research.
      5. Skill in using online research databases.
      6. Prior experience in planning and facilitating library programming.
      7. Ability to monitor daily operations in an academic unit or department.

      WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

      • Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.
      • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
      • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

      APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

      Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

      Required documents: 1. Cover letter (In your cover letter please discuss how you meet the preferred qualifications posted for this position.); 2. Resume/CV; 3. Three previous supervisory references with contact information;


    2. Friday, March 25, 2022 3:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Position Title: Library Division Director

      Department: Santa Fe Public Library

      Code: 400-1

      Type: Internal and External

      Hourly Rate Range: $36.85 - $55.27

      Best Consideration Date: 04/18/2022 

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      SUMMARY

      Performs complex administrative work planning, coordinating, and directing the operations of the public library system, administering the division budget, and related work as apparent or assigned. Manages library services for the City of Santa Fe and coordinates all activities of the City library system, consisting of one main library and two branches.

      RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Manages library services, coordinates all activities, and supervises the staff of the City library system including main and branch libraries.
      • Plans, presents, administers, and monitors the annual budget, State funding Friends budget, and funding City budget and develops and implements grants.
      • Plans, organizes, and directs functions of the Santa Fe Public Library system in order to meet informational, educational and recreational needs of the community.
      • Serves on City committees and represents the Library with other public service agencies.
      • Works with City agencies and outside organizations to facilitate partnerships and collaborations.
      • Conducts short and long term planning and oversees the maintenance of all system facilities.
      • Oversees the management information system, develops, and implements Library policies and procedures related to library use, meeting rooms, etc.
      • Develops implements and revises library policies and procedures.
      • Plans, organizes, and directs functions of the Library system in order to meet informational, educational, and recreational needs of the community including print books, internet access, computer access, access to databases, and programming for all ages, families, and students.
      • Oversees all system programming including grants funded and internal programs for children and youth.
      • Serves as a liaison between library staff and City administration.
      • Reviews, develops, and/or modifies work plans, methods, and procedures, determines work priorities, develops worschedules to provide adequate staff coverage, and approves leave and timesheets.
      • Provides work instruction, assists employees with difficult and/or unusual assignments, and encourages innovation. 
      • Assigns and distributes work, reviews work for accuracy and completeness, and returns assignments with recommendations for proper completion.
      • Conducts hiring interviews and selects candidate(s) for job opening(s).
      • Resolves problems, mediates conflicts encountered during daily operations, determines appropriate solutions, and promotes teamwork. Encourages regular communication and informs staff of relevant business issues and their impact on the organization.
      • Develops goals, documents performance, provides performance feedback and formally evaluates the work of the employee; provides reward and recognition for proper and efficient performance. Assists staff to achieve performance standards and identifies opportunities for continual improvement to performance standards.
      • Ensures quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of unit activities and safety measures.
      • Documents causes for disciplinary action, initiates letters of reprimand, and makes formal recommendations for disciplinary action. Responds to formal and informal employee grievances and prepares written responses.
      • Develops and manages the budget for the work function(s) and allocates funds within the budget to accomplish objectives. Ensures procurement, contractual, and financial activities are compliant with the City’s finance, accounting, and procurement policies and procedures.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Considerable knowledge of the methods, policies, practices, principles and procedures of professional library work.
      • Working knowledge of library automation practices.
      • Must have comprehensive knowledge of the processes of management and supervision.
      • Considerable skill in developing and implementing operating policies and procedures.
      • Ability to plan and organize workloads and schedules and to evaluate library needs and services provided.
      • Ability to develop and operate within a budget.
      • Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, orally and in writing.
      • Ability to develop and implement operating policies and procedures.
      • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and the general public.

      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

      • Master's degree in library science, or related field.
      • Six (6) years of professional library experience, two (2) of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
      • One (1) year of the appropriate type and level of experience may be substituted for each required year of post-high school education. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for the minimum experience requirements.

      WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

      • This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force.
      • Work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel, reaching with hands, arms, and repetitive motions.
      • Frequently requires standing and occasionally requires walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and pushing or pulling.
      • Work has standard vision requirements.
      • Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
      • Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels.
      • Work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating motor vehicles and observing general surroundings and activities.
      • Work has no exposure to environmental conditions.
      • Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
      • Work is performed in an office setting.
      • Work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).
      • May be required to work nights and weekends.

      APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

      Applications must be submitted online at: https://santafenm.munisselfservice.com/employmentopportunities/

      For questions please contact the Human Resources Department at (505) 955-6513.


    3. Friday, March 25, 2022 2:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

      Position Title: Youth Services Librarian

      Department: Youth Services

      Status: Open Until Filled

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      SUMMARY

      Under general supervision, manage one or more of the following functional areas:  acquisition, adult services, children’s services, Teen Services, Summer Reading Program, cataloging and assist the general public with their informational needs.  They may also supervise any volunteers who may assist with activities and/or individuals doing community service at the library.

      DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Places orders for library materials and supplies.
      • Checks invoices and enters purchasing information in books for inventory purposes.
      • Maintains rotating collections of large print materials and Talking Books for the Blind and physically handicapped.
      • Selects large print materials for purchase under Librarian’s direction.
      • Designs and produces brochures, bibliographies, readers’ advisory bookmarks and handouts.
      • Participates in readers advisory services.
      • Selection of books and materials for purchase under supervision of the Library director.
      • Utilizes review sources, knowledge of literature and professional judgment to make selections.
      • Previews materials sent on approval.
      • Maintains collection.  
      • Periodically reviews collection and makes recommendations to Library director for replacement and de-selection.
      • Classify and catalog materials. 
      • Search OCLC database for proper records and uses Dewey Decimal Classification and LC Subject Headings in classifying process.  
      • Enters data into Biblionix Apollo automation system.
      • Assist parents and children in finding materials.  Locate materials appropriate for age and grade and/or reading level; make recommendations in subject areas; instruct in use of the online public access catalog.
      • Plan and execute programs.  Administer Summer Reading Program.
      • Conduct tours of the library for school classes, scout troops, etc.  May also make classroom visits as needed.
      • Supervise use of computers. 
      • Answer reference questions, as needed.
      • Works at circulation desk as needed.
      • Assists in cataloging as needed
      • Assist other Library Staff as necessary
      • Any other duty as necessary for the efficient operation of the department.   

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

      • Ability to receive and follow oral and written instructions.
      • Ability to work effectively with others and interact pleasantly with general public including children.
      • Ability to lift objects up to 40 lbs.
      • Ability to file alphabetically and numerically.
      • Ability to type.
      • Ability to work effectively with elderly.
      • Willingness to learn computer skills.
      • Willingness to participate in on-the-job training, courses, workshops and travel as deemed necessary.
      • Knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification and LC Subject Headings.
      • Thorough knowledge of literature, authors, illustrators, and publishers.
      • Knowledge of OCLC operations.
      • Knowledge of Biblionix Apollo automation system.
      • Ability to plan and direct activities
      • Computer skills.
      • Ability to operate all library AV equipment.
      • Some travel may be necessary to maintain and update skills and training.
      • Possess effective and pleasant interpersonal skills, tact and the ability to communicate clearly. 

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Knowledge and experience with reference materials
      • Knowledge of purchasing procedures.
      • Two (2) years’ experience with Dewey Decimal system.
      • Filing and typing skills.
      • Two (2) years of general customer service experience.
      • Experience with Internet, Windows operating software and Microsoft Office.
      • Ability to meet and interact effectively with general public.
      • Willingness to participate in on-the-job training courses, workshops and travel.
      • Experience working with broad age-range of children in groups and individually.
      • Training in literature, classification (Dewey and LC Subject Headings).
      • Approved courses in cataloging, children’s literature and reference. 
      • MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution

      WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

      • Ability to move or lift objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
      • Must be able to sit up to two hours at one time, and up to four hours total per workday.
      • Must be able to crouch and/or kneel for up to 10 times total per workday.
      • Must be able to work with arms bent for up to four hours at one time for up to four hours per day.
      • Must be able to use arms to push/pull with an estimated force of 5 pounds, up to 5 times total per day.
      • Must be able to walk for up to four hours at a time and up to eight hours per day.
      • Must be able to use hands and fingers to grasp and manipulate equipment and materials needed to perform essential job duties.
      • Must be able to coordinate use of hands and eyes in operation of various types of office equipment.
      • Carry files, written documents, or office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds up to 30 minutes per day.
      • Lift files, written documents, or office supplies weighing up to 10 pounds, up to one hour per day.
      • Speak to phone callers and professional staff.
      • Listen to phone callers and professional staff.
      • Crouch or bend as needed to file information in low file drawers or obtain office supplies from low shelves.  Low drawers of shelves may be at floor level or two or three inches above floor level.  This is done up to 15 minutes per day.            
      • Indoor temperature is controlled to maintain comfortable work environment year round.
      • Worker primarily works alone with or without explicit directions from supervisor.  Worker consults with one other individual or with small groups of individuals, either on the telephone or in person, on a regular basis.
      • Noise includes sound of personnel on a personal computer or talking on phone or with professional staff and customers.

      APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

      Online applications can be submitted at: http://artesianm.gov/130/Career-Opportunities 

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