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  • Thursday, December 01, 2022 1:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Archivist

    Department: HS Library (483A)

    Employment Type: Staff- Regular - Full Time

    Salary: $3,731.87-$5,239.87 Monthly

    Best Consideration Date: 1/3/2023

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Collects, organizes, and maintains control over a wide range of primary sources in many formats, both physical and electronic (born digital and digitized) found in both the New Mexico Health Historical Collections (NMHHC) and the Health Sciences Center (HSC) local collections (institutional archives). Liaises with UNM’s records management team on the regular transfer of non-active institutional archives, both physical and electronic, to HSLIC. Creates finding aids in compliance with professional standards and encodes finding aids using contemporary tools to make them available to researchers online through New Mexico Archives Online. Digitizes analog materials and prepares associated metadata for submission to New Mexico Digital Collections and other content management databases. Appraises potential acquisitions. Provides research assistance in the use of archival materials. Develops policies and/or procedures and directly manages the acquisition, disposition, access to, and safekeeping of archival materials.

    Duties include:

    • Develops, arranges and describes archival collections in accordance with accepted standards and practices.
    • Creates finding aids using contemporary tools in accordance with national standards and ensures the quality of finding aids created by other staff.
    • Creates online finding aids using Encoded Archival Description (EAD) or other contemporary tools.
    • Develops and implements procedures for the acquisition, processing, digitization, and preservation of archival materials.
    • Advises and assists researchers in the use of archival materials in research activities; interprets requirements and consults on archival information.
    • Interacts with donors of archival collections both internal and external to the organization.
    • Appraises potential collection additions and makes recommendations for acquisition of new collections and de-accessioning of existing collections.
    • Participates in development and implementation of policies and standards for the archives.
    • Embeds critical concepts of justice, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of archival work.
    • Hires, supervises and trains lower-level staff, student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.
    • Liaises with appropriate experts in the management of 3-dimensional objects/artifacts and 2-D works of art in the collection.
    • Promotes collections through online exhibits, publications, presentations, instructional sessions, and other outreach activities.
    • Participate in the collection of oral histories as appropriate.
    • Maintains professional knowledge base and skills through continued education and/or research; may represent library at conferences and meetings.
    • Provides guidance in identifying and soliciting funds, including grant proposal writing, as appropriate.
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Bachelor's degree; at least 5 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:

    • Masters level graduate degree in library science and/or archives from an American Library Association-accredited program.
    • Experience creating archival finding guides using professional standards (I.e., Encoded Archival Description) and markup languages (I.e., XML, HTML).
    • Experience with digitization hardware, software, the associated standards for digitization, as well as content management systems such as CONTENTdm.
    • Knowledge of the records lifecycle, including the transition of active and semi-active records to non-active (archival) custody.
    • Experience working with underserved populations and/or focused projects that emphasize justice, equity, and inclusion efforts.
    • Familiarity or prior work experience in New Mexico and/or the U.S. Southwest.

    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 must provide:

    • Resume

    • Cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications

    • Writing sample of an Encoded Archival Description, policy/procedure or guideline related to special collections, and/or an article or blog related to special collections topic.

    • List of 3 references with contact information, including 2 supervisory references

    Finalists for this position should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

    For further information, please contact David Lucero at (505) 272-0634, hslic-hr@salud.unm.edu

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 8:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY is accepting applications for a Library Assistant position in the Access Services Department.

    For further information and to apply online, visit: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/48696

    Posting #2200816S

    Position #199870

    For more information about working at NMSU please visit https://talent.nmsu.edu/

    New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.


  • Thursday, November 17, 2022 2:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Software Consultant & Trainer (Bilingual Spanish)

    Employment Type: Full-Time US REMOTE

    Salary:  $56,000 to $62,000 pay range depending on qualifications

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    We believe in the power of libraries. We believe in their power to transform and improve our communities. We believe that access to information is a right not a privilege, and that access to information is crucial to the health of individuals and communities everywhere. We believe in the opportunities libraries give individuals to learn, grow, and improve themselves. We believe libraries should be more than relevant, they should be universally seen as indispensable to their communities. We believe in the crucial role libraries play as a communal space for individuals to gather, connect, exchange ideas, and create.

    In this Consultant & Trainer role, you will be responsible for communicating the key features and benefits of SirsiDynix’s suite of technology products to customers. You will also participate in delivery of consultation through in-person sessions (onsite), web-based distance learning, and conference calls. Additionally, you will be responsible for disseminating software expertise on features and setup to meet customer needs, as well as providing consultation on the migration process, workflows, and utilization of ILS technology to customers both in-person and remotely.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provide consultation on all assigned software modules. Consulting will be delivered to customers on site and in-house and distance (telephone/web-based training)
    • Provide consultation on implementation process, workflows, and utilization of ILS technology to customers on site and in-house and distance (telephone/web-based consulting)
    • Facilitate communication between SirsiDynix implementation teams (i.e. Consulting, Data Services, Product Delivery, Training, and Project Management) and SirsiDynix customers including interpretation and/or translation of verbal and written communications
    • Track and resolve customer requests on Implementation issues before and after Go-Live and consulting sessions
    • Travel as needed to conduct training and/or to provide consultation at customer sites
    • Contact the customer well in advance of a scheduled training session to confirm dates, times, location, travel information; and to assess/address specific needs of the customer
    • Respond in a timely manner on any follow-up issues after a training session
    • Participate in regular in-service sessions
    • Participate in developing services for new products and release updates. This includes service documentation and writing training guides
    • Present a positive view of the company to customers
    • Interact with other groups internally to ensure the customer has a positive experience
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Communication – Proficient in professional verbal/written communication; able to communicate effectively with individuals of varying technical expertise; clarifies details of complex tasks; Exceeds commitment to others by frequently delivering work early
    • Problem-Solving – Above-average ability to logically troubleshoot, identify, and resolve complex issues; able to identify and respond appropriately to issues; able to anticipate and address potential problems; develop highly creative and effective solutions despite a lack of information and time
    • Critical-thinking and Analysis – Able to make quick, effective decision, as well as the ability to work independently; detail-oriented and consistently delivers high-quality results; persistent in analysis of issues and problems to find solutions that best serve the Company
    • Collaboration and Team-Orientation – Strives to understand needs and goals of customers, both internal and external; able to work as a collaborative partner; Aligns individual efforts with those of the team and the team’s objectives
    • Time Management and Productivity – Manage multiple projects or cases with strict adherence to priorities and timelines; can prioritize work to identify and focus on most important projects; navigates quickly and effectively to resolve problems and obstacles, even when complex and unique circumstances occur
    • In depth knowledge of Library Management Software (LMS)
    • Fluency in English and Spanish languages
    • Basic computer skills (word processing)
    • Adept at learning technical software
    • Excellent writing, editing, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
    • Must be flexible, organized, detail-oriented, and a self-starter
    • Must be willing to travel a minimum of 25% of workdays
    • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
    • Ability to work well with clients and team members
    • Ability to instruct large groups both in person or using web-based meeting software (i.e.,WebEx)
    • Able to multi-task and balance tight deadlines
    • Mentor and train fellow employees as needed
    • Strong classroom training and presentation skills
    • Professional appearance and presentation required
    • Knowledge of basic library processes

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • BA/BS Degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience is required
    • MLIS preferred
    • Minimum 1 year experience in training and / or consulting
    • Library automation or related computer experience required
    • 6-24 months of experience working with SirsiDynix products preferred
    • Qualified candidates must be able to pass background check and drug test (including marijuana)

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the website.


  • Thursday, November 03, 2022 1:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Director

    Department: Economic Vitality

    Employment Type: Full-Time; Exempt; Benefit Eligible

    Salary: $92,372.80 - $115,481.60 Annually

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    The City of Flagstaff is looking for team members who are passionate about community, innovation, and quality of life. Come be a part of this amazing community and see why the City of Flagstaff is Northern Arizona's employer of choice! 

    Actively supports and upholds the City’s stated mission and values.  Performs highly responsible administrative, supervisory and professional library work in directing the operations of the City-County library system.

    Under general supervision of the Economic Vitality Director, employees of this class are expected to exercise a high degree of independence, innovation, initiative and professional expertise in the management and functions of the City-County Library, branches, and Coconino County Library District and to assure that the services of the library system meet the informational, social, cultural, and recreational needs of the community. 

    A vital aspect of this position is the administrative nature and the responsibility of all library functions and facilities, including the main library and auxiliary branches. Another important aspect of this position is its accountability to not only the City of Flagstaff municipality, but also to Coconino County municipality, the Coconino County Board of Supervisors, and the State of Arizona Board of Library Examiners. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Supervisory:  This job has full responsibility for supervision at the section level (hires, directs, schedules, transfers, promotes, rewards, disciplines, and terminates other employees.)
    • Budgetary:  This job has full responsibility for budgeting at the section level (prepares, implements, and manages) for the City of Flagstaff and Coconino County. Budgeting requirements are for two separate governing budget cycles, and includes presenting to both authorities during their designated budget reviews.  
    • Strategic Planning:  This job has full responsibility for strategic planning at the section level (develops, implements, interprets, and manages long and short-term goals).
    • Policies/Procedures:  This job has full responsibility for policies and procedures at the section level (develops, implements, and interprets).
    • Compliance: This job has partial responsibility at the section level (follows, assists in ensuring compliance with, and may enforce) Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations as well as City policies and procedures.
    • Council Communications:  This job has full responsibility for Council communication at the section level (makes recommendations and presentations, writes staff summaries, ensures Performance Measures are met, and balances needs with Council’s adopted priorities and direction).
    • Reporting:  This job has full responsibility for reporting to Federal/State/Local agencies at the section level (ensures reporting requirements are met, trains others on reporting requirements and methods, and addresses discrepancies in reporting) for the following reports/agencies: Arizona State Library, Archives, & Public Records, Coconino County, Coconino County Board of Supervisors, City of Flagstaff, and Flagstaff City Council.

    EXAMPLES OF THE WORK PERFORMED (ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY)

    • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
    • Directly supervises four staff; Information Technology Manager, Executive Assistant, City Services Deputy Library Director, and County Services Deputy Library Director
    • Has overall supervisory responsibility for the library staff, including professionals, paraprofessionals, clerks, pages, IT and clerical staff.
    • Direct responsibility for the Flagstaff Libraries and the County Library District including the Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library, East Flagstaff Community Library, Preschoolers Acquiring Literacy Skills (PALS) mobile, Branch Libraries under jurisdiction; Tuba City Public Library, Grand Canyon Community Library, Correctional Facility Library, County Bookmobile, Forest Lakes Community Library, Supai Community Library and partial responsibility to the Affiliate Libraries; Page Public Library, Sedona Public Library, Fredonia Public Library, Williams Public Library and Law Library.
    • Oversee Flagstaff Library & County-wide Library IT department.
    • Oversee scheduling, organizing, and chairing of County Library District Council meetings which include the Flagstaff, Fredonia, Page, Sedona, and Williams Public Libraries.
    • Responsible for overseeing Library District Council conversations regarding potential tax rate increases and presenting any recommendations as needed to the County Manager & County Board of Supervisors.
    • Full responsibility for budgets and expenditures for Library District and Flagstaff Libraries including requisitions, purchase orders, p card transactions, invoice approvals, and all other expenditures
    • Create reports (written and oral) and present to the Economic Vitality Director, City Leadership, City Council, County Board of Supervisors & County Manager, Arizona State Library, Library Board, Friends of the Library, and Library Foundation.
    • Advising and presenting recommendations as needed from the Library District Council to the County Board of Supervisors.
    • Approve Flagstaff and district-wide library programs using library funds.
    • Manage Arizona State Library requests 
    • Attend Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records statewide meetings and conferences for the Coconino County Library District as needed.
    • Responsible for advising, reviewing, and approving all grant applications, as well as overseeing grant expenditures and management.
    • Travel to District libraries, site visits to County Branch Libraries, community organization meetings and events (CCC, Cline, United Way, etc.)
    • Promote and advocate for library programs in the Flagstaff and District libraries.
    • Oversee contracts, agreements, and work with the Deputy County Library Director on the City-County Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA).
    • Manage and assess all library building needs and improvement project.
    • Responsible for maintaining interior and exterior of all Library buildings. 
    • Establishes measures to improve methods, use of equipment, technology, changes in operations, working conditions, quality of work, and any necessary expansion to increase the efficiency of the division.
    • Assists the Economic Vitality Director with short and long-range planning and goals for the division.
    • Implements and recommends library employee hires, new personnel requests, personnel change requests, zone change requests, appropriate starting salary amounts for recruitments and offers of employment, promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures to the Economic Vitality Director.
    • Represents the library when dealing with the Library Board, Arizona State Library, Arizona State Librarian, and other libraries, the media and the general public.
    • Investigates and resolves citizen complaints that cannot be handled by other library personnel.
    • Establishes priorities of work within the library division.
    • Conducts staff conferences and meetings.
    • Assists the County Librarian with coordination of the Coconino County Library District Council.
    • Directs, reviews, and approves the preparation of reports.
    • Advises and approves Friends of the Library and Flagstaff Public Library Foundation activities according to library needs and goals.
    • Supports fundraising projects for Flagstaff Public Library Foundation Endowment Fund and Friends of the Library.
    • Reviews, submits and administers grant proposals to supplement library funding and services.
    • Advises and works with county affiliate library staff to promote, provide, and develop library services throughout the county.
    • Informs and monitors supervisory personnel in general city and library policies and procedures.
    • Coordinates with other officials, leaders, citizens, schools, clubs, and other community organizations in library matters.
    • May participate in community activities as a public liaison.
    • Speaks before civic and professional groups on the plans, objectives, policies and programs of the library division.
    • Performs related duties as required.
    • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Extensive knowledge of principles, methods, and practices of library administration, supervision, and community needs.
    • Ability to uphold moral character and commendable conduct; work with the public; maintain public relations; conduct the financial affairs of a library in a business-like manner; and show willingness to continue training (A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.).
    • Knowledge of library business, group and community interests, and professional library literature.
    • Extensive knowledge of sound methods of library management.
    • Ability to keep abreast of new developments in the library science profession.
    • Ability to formulate and implement, along with two deputy directors, an overall vision and direction for the City library division and Coconino County Library District.
    • Ability to analyze library needs and services.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City and County leadership, the library board, community leaders, public officials, county affiliate libraries, other employees, professional groups, and the general public.
    • Ability to lead a strong professional library staff.
    • Ability to stimulate professional growth among employees and to motivate professional effort and innovation.
    • Ability to represent the Coconino County Library District and the City of Flagstaff at professional library and other meetings, conferences, conventions, and panels.
    • Ability to speak and write professionally and effectively.
    • Considerable knowledge of the methods, technology, hardware, software, equipment, and materials used in a library system.
    • Ability to interpret effectively the policies of the library division to the employees and the general public.
    • Extensive knowledge of the objectives and ideals of a public library system, including a thorough understanding of technology, programs, activities, facilities, and materials which make up a community library system.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    Candidates must meet qualifications 1 or 2 below in addition to the combination of experience and training listed in item 3.

    1) Must be qualified to become certified as a County Librarian by the State of Arizona Board of Library Examiners and appointed by the County Board of Supervisors (A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.), requiring:

    2) Bachelor’s degree conferred by an accredited college or university, plus fifteen (15) hours of courses in library science and two (2) years of appropriate experience in a public library of recognized standing (A.R.S. § 11-906).

    3) Any combination of experience and training equivalent to:

    • Total of seven years responsible experience in professional library managerial and administrative oversight, including the required number of years’ experience listed in A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.
    • Five years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.

    DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

    • Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited school.
    • Experience in multicultural library services.
    • Knowledge about the local community needs and resources.
    • Knowledge of and experience with collection development/maintenance.
    • Experience with managing Strategic Plans. 
    • Six years of experience with innovative library technology and computers.
    OTHER REQUIREMENTS
    • Must possess, or obtain upon employment, a valid Arizona driver’s license.
    • Upon hire, must furnish satisfactory recommendations from two former employers (A.R.S. § 11-906 et seq.)
    • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger/handle/feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, taste or smell. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
    • Working conditions include occasional exposure to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
    PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS
    • There are no pre-employment physical requirements for this position.
    • Pre-employment testing requirements for this position include: fingerprints.
    • There are no pre-employment vaccination requirements for this position.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted through the City of Flagstaff website.

  • Thursday, November 03, 2022 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY is accepting applications for CC Librarian, Lg

    For further information and to apply online, visit their website: https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/48478

    Posting #2200772S

    Position #499675

    For more information about working at NMSU please visit https://talent.nmsu.edu/

    New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.


  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Assistant AF

    Department: Library & Information Services    

    Reports to: Workgroup Supervisor

    FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

    Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

    Pay Grade:15A

    Job Status: Permanent  

    Full Time equivalent: 1.0

    Note: The Rio Rancho Public Library is hiring 2 Librarian Assistants! The HUB Library Assistant will at the brand-new HUB @ Enchanted Hills Branch serving the northern portions of the Rio Rancho community. The HUB is a joint facility with the Parks and Rec Department and will include pickle ball courts as well as the public library. The Youth Services Library Assistant will work at the beautiful Loma Colorado Main Library to support children’s and teen programming and events.

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    Position Summary

    The Library Assistant performs copy cataloging to add new items and gifts to the library s database; performs on-going quality control of the database; maintains the library s magazine collection; maintains proficiency with the integrated library system, national bibliographic services and database standard; maintains the library s interlibrary loan service, assists with programs, assists patrons with the public computers, provides directional support for library patrons and assists librarians in the assigned department.

    Education

    • Education / higher education: Associate s Degree Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Two years of experience in customer service, event planning or assistance, book store or educational experience. 
    • Education and/or experience preferences: Public library experience preferred 
    • Substitutions: Any combination of education and experience to equal four years may satisfy the minimum qualifications.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Knowledge: Library bibliographic database, formats, standards and MARC tagging, and interlibrary loan.  The Dewey Decimal Classification system, and an ability to incorporate local practices logically and consistently. Integrated library systems and how all modules interrelate. Library processing procedures, materials and equipment and quality control protocols.    
    • Skills Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position.   Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Strong computer keyboarding and data entry skills. Excellent written and verbal communication and public relation skills.  
    • Abilities: Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables where standardization must prevail. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.   Write procedures and to present instruction in a clear and organized manner. Schedule and prioritize work in relation to the goals of the library as a whole. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other City staff, vendors and the general public. 
    • Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal:   Works closely with staff in the assigned department to coordinate and accomplish its goals, and with library staff in other divisions to provide seamless interface from technical services to public services.   External:   Establishes and maintains relationships and quality standards with library staff and vendors.  

    Authorities and Accountabilities

    Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures 

    Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City 

    Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations) 

    For positions that supervise:

    • Approximate number of employees directly supervised: None 
    • Approximate number of employees indirectly supervised through subordinate managers/supervisors (excludes direct reports): None 

    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Performs Copy Cataloging for newly purchased and gift items. Performs on-going quality control of the database including withdrawals and other routine maintenance; maintains database records for magazines and newspapers and maintains the magazine collection; works closely with other staff to ensure smooth and effective workflow and assists in special projects to improve and enhance the library s database; applies current cataloging standards to all cataloging work; proficient in using all aspects of bibliographic databases and the integrated library system; serves as a backup to provide the physical processing of all materials. Along with co-workers ensures timely workflow through the department and answers routine questions and problems from other department and provides other assistance to librarians in the assigned department.
    • Provides assistance to library patrons by answering directional and other quick answer questions; assist patrons in using the library s public computers and services, assists with program set-up, publicity, supplies, and other related tasks; maintains the library s interlibrary loan service; makes deliveries to City Hall and branch libraries as required and provides other assistance to librarians in assigned departments.
    • Responsible for public facility rental and scheduling: Provides members of the public with rental applications, policies and procedures and receives same; Books and schedules facilities rentals and maintains rental calendar; coordinates facilities rentals with library program use of the facilities to ensure there are no conflicts; Collects rental fees and maintains file of rental contracts
    • Assist in management of departmental accounting and other support functions. Involves, but it not limited to: Receives required payments from customers for rentals, fees or fines, verifies correct amount, issues change, and provides receipt as required; Prepares balancing report and reconciles cash drawer on a daily basis; handles cash in accordance with City Finance procedures.
    • Acts as a liaison with the Processing Clerk to move problem items on a timely basis from in repair status to look on shelf status.
    • Function as back-up with library processing quality controls.
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends.

    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

    Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 

    Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Grasping with hand, gripping; Key stroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Climbing Ladders; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.; Working while standing for prolonged periods of time    

    Exposures: Exposure to biological agents, human/animal body fluids, blood borne pathogens, excrement or tuberculosis 

    All applications must be submitted on the City of Rio Rancho website.

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Librarian-I AF  

    Department: Library & Information Services  

    Reports to: Department Director or Librarian Supervisor  

    FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

    Bargaining Unit: AFSCME  

    Pay Grade: 22A   

    Job Status: Permanent Full Time

    Full Time Equivalent: 1.0

    Notes: The Rio Rancho Public Library is hiring a Librarian I for their new HUB @ Enchanted Hills Branch! The HUB Librarian I will work within a brand-new library serving the northern portions of the Rio Rancho community. The HUB is a joint facility with the Parks and Rec Department and will include pickle ball courts as well as the public library. The Librarian I position does not require an MLS degree and is open to applicants with a wide variety of library backgrounds and experience. 

    Position Summary

    The Librarian-I is responsible for providing basic professional reference assistance. Develops, maintains and market library collection of books and other materials; assists library users in locating, obtaining, and using information and other materials, both in the library and remotely, and participates in planning and delivering programs for the library's users. A Librarian-I is distinguished from a Librarian-II by the Librarian II s requirement of a Master s Degree in Library Science. 

    Education

    • Education / higher education: Bachelor's Degree 
    • For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study:  History or any related field, Anthropology, Communication or any related field, Literature or any related field, English or any related field, Linguistics, Philosophy, Sociology or any related field, Education or any related field, Instructional Technology and Training or any related field, Fine Arts or any related field, any STEM field. 
    • Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Two years experience working in a library setting or experience with any combination of similar experience in program development, event planning, teaching, inventory selection or management, book store experience, or technical customer service experience in any industry. A Master's Degree in Library Science may be substituted for all required education and experience. Education and/or experience preferences: Public library experience preferred. 
    • Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: New Mexico Library Certificate 
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge: Basic principles and procedures of professional library work, including methods, practices, and techniques of library classification, cataloging, and references, collections, systems and online applications; Computerized cataloging, bibliographical, and circulation system databases; and basic reference tools and services; Standard bibliographic sources, the on-line cataloging databases, Materials and services available in public libraries; Professional library publications and the literature of librarianship. 
    • SkillsUse of technology, equipment and software program applications. Operate standard office equipment.
    • Abilities: Communicate with, and respond pleasantly to, a demanding and diverse public; Work well with children, teen, and adult patrons; Remain calm and efficient under pressure at the public service desk; Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; a Develop, schedule, and conduct training to meet current customer needs. Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written form.  
    • Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and customers. Work with library staff on special projects and promotions. External:   Assists library customers in person and remotely to locate requested information or use library resources in print, in other formats, and online. 
    Authorities and Accountabilities
    • Level of independent decision making: Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures 
    • Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: None -- Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions. 
    • Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations) 
    • For positions that supervise:
      • Approximate number of employees directly supervised: None
      • Approximate number of employees indirectly supervised through subordinate managers/supervisors (excludes direct reports): None
    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Provides general reference assistance, user instruction, and readers advisory service to patrons, conducts reference interviews to determine patron needs and instructs and guides patrons in locating, selecting, and using books, periodicals, and other print and non-print materials; instructs patrons in use of print, online, and other library resources; researches and requests inter-library loans; places holds on materials, and selects and pulls materials for patrons, as requested.
    • Performs original, contributed, and copy cataloging (physical or electronic) for library materials in all formats and supervises preparation of received materials.
    • Evaluates, selects, orders, and weeds materials to maintain effective and timely library collections in line with the library s collection development plan and budget guidelines.   Participates in selection of both book and non-book collection materials.
    • Plans, organizes, publicizes and implements library educational or other special projects and programs within assigned areas (e.g., children s story time); may also develop materials and/or serve as instructor for designated projects and programs; participates in developing, designing and setting up exhibits and displays.   Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services in such areas as children s services, adult services, and community outreach.
    • Contributes to the marketing of the library collections by giving library tours: developing and maintaining displays, bibliographies, and library user guides, both print and electronic.
    • Records service statistics, answers correspondence and telephone calls, develops procedures as needed, and contributes to the development and revision of library planning documents, including budget items.
    • Keep abreast of professional developments and current events; read journals, review books, bibliographies, and other media and participate in applicable educational opportunities.
    • Serves on library committees as assigned.
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends. 
    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

    Daily activity level: Primarily sedentary 

    Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials;   Fine finger manipulation; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Climbing Ladders; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.  

    Exposures: Exposure to biological agents, human/animal body fluids, blood borne pathogens, excrement or tuberculosis; Exposure to sharp objects including razor blades, teeth, finger/paw nails (incl. biting)  

    All applications must be submitted through the City of Rio Rancho website.

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library IT Technician AF

    Department: Library & Information Services    

    Reports to: Library Supervisor

    FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

    Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

    Pay Grade: 22A

    Job Status:Permanent  

    Full Time equivalent: 1.0

    Note: The Rio Rancho Public Library is in need of a second Library IT Tech! Our library techs assist in supporting library systems including the automated book return, print and PC sign-up and more, as well as assisting patrons with tech-related

    -For More Information Click Here-

    Position Summary

    The Library Technician is responsible for providing assistance in the maintenance and support of public and staff computer equipment of various types and assisting staff in use of software and computer-related equipment. 

    Education

    • Education / higher education: Bachelor's Degree 
    • For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study: Information Technology, Computer Science, or a directly related discipline 
    • Minimum number of years of directly related experience (in addition to substitution of experience for college degrees): One year. In lieu of a degree, incumbent must possess five years of relevant experience that includes personal computers and network support. 
    • Education and/or experience preferences: A+ Certified Technician; Microsoft Certified Software Engineer 
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
    • Knowledge: Knowledge and skills in the support and maintenance of desktop computer equipment, printers and software including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Windows 7, email, and Internet applications. 
    • Skills Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position. Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Expert skills in PC hardware, software and component-level troubleshooting. 
    • Abilities: Exercise initiative, independent judgment and independent problem solving. Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Write routine reports and correspondence. Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees. 
    • Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with division staff, supervisors or managers on computer technology problems and modifications and special projects. Works with City IT staff to troubleshoot and solve complex technical and network problems. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. Communicates with staff at a non-technical level. External: Interacts with vendors to receive computing equipment and resolves problems as required. Presents a friendly and courteous image for the City with vendors, contractors, public officials, and the general public. 
    Authorities and Accountabilities
    • Level of independent decision making: Moderate--incumbent is expected to analyze situations that are not covered by established procedures or instructions and suggest to supervisor a recommended course of action 
    • Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City 
    • Span of control: Responsibility for own work (no supervision or leadership expectations) 
    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Performs minor repairs or upgrade to computer software and equipment. Installs software and computer equipment in conjunction with City Information Technology staff. 
    • Troubleshoots problems and researches methods for solutions.
    • Assists in selection of computer hardware, software and supplies as requested
    • Organizes and maintains an inventory of equipment, software, computer-related supplies and spare parts.
    • Cleans, inspects, and evaluates problem equipment or printers.
    • Assists staff in use of personal computer equipment and software.
    • Receives oral or written instructions from supervisor.
    • Reports problems or needs to supervisor and prepares written reports as necessary.
    • Reads manuals and self-trains in order to acquire in-depth knowledge of library- supported software and equipment.
    • Attends workshops and training as required.
    • Reports complex problems and issues to City Information Technology staff and works with them to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
    • Assists in various computer related projects.
    • Performs related tasks as assigned by supervisor.
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends 
    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
    • Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 
    • Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Fine finger manipulation; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Climbing Ladders; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs 
    • Exposures: Exposure to sharp objects including razor blades 

    All applications must be submitted through the City of Rio Rancho website.

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 8:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Supervisor MC

    Department: Library & Information Services    

    Reports to: Department Deputy Director or assigned manager

    FLSA Status: Exempt  

    Pay Grade: 26A

    Job Status: Permanent  

    Full Time equivalent: 1.0

    Note: The Rio Rancho Public Library is hiring a Branch Supervisor for their new HUB @ Enchanted Hills Branch! The HUB Supervisor will oversee a brand-new library serving the northern portions of the Rio Rancho community. The HUB is a joint facility with the Parks and Rec Department and will include pickle ball courts as well as the public library. 

    -For more information click this link-

    Position Summary

    The Library Supervisor oversees and coordinates the delivery of library services for the Rio Rancho Community. The Supervisor leads a team of library employees assigned to their defined service area; provides excellent customer service; directs employee work and coordinates with other library teams to deliver services, programs and outreach initiatives; coordinates with other managers and supervisors to ensure adequate staffing at all library locations; and serves on standing and ad hoc committees.The Library Supervisor participates in library evening and/or weekend rotations.  

    Education

    • Education / higher education: Master's Degree 
    • For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study: Library Science (MLS) 
    • Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Three (3) years related experience in library services, including one (1) year of supervising staff. 
    • Education and/or experience preferences: Library Science, Child Development, Customer Services, Management and Supervision, Events Planning, Facilities Management.  
    • Driver s License requirementFrequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License    
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Knowledge: Library management principles, collections and systems, and online reference applications. Planning events and programs. Staff supervision, training and mentoring. 
    • Skills Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position. Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  
    • Abilities: Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships across organizations. Operate a personal computer to access Internet and on-line database resources and use word processing and spreadsheet applications.   Write technical reports, library planning documents, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.   Effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues. Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form     Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with individuals and teams across the library to schedule personnel and to plan and deliver library services. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. External: Build and maintain partnerships with audience-specific community organizations and individual community stakeholders. Presents a courteous and friendly image for the City with the general public. 
    Authorities and Accountabilities
    • Level of independent decision making: Moderate--incumbent is expected to analyze situations that are not covered by established procedures or instructions and suggest to supervisor a recommended course of action 
    • Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City 
    • Span of control: Responsibility for the assigned Division 
    • For positions that supervise: Approximate number of employees directly supervised: 3-5; Approximate number of employees indirectly supervised through subordinate managers/supervisors (excludes direct reports): 0 

    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow for a library service or function.
    • Issues written and oral instructions to subordinates on work product, priorities, timelines, and task specifications.
    • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
    • Studies, recommends, and implements policies and procedures to improve department and employee productivity.
    • Maintains harmony among subordinates and resolves conflicts and grievances.
    • Works with subordinates to address errors, omissions, and complaints in order to maintain effective customer service.
    • Assists subordinates in performing their duties and provides training and education as required.
    • Supervises assigned library staff, carries out staff evaluations, and recommends hiring, termination or disciplinary actions.
    • Participates in the creation and regular revisions of library planning documents, including Master Plan, Collection Development Plan, and Library Technology plan. Is responsible to ensuring implementation of these plans at department or branch level.
    • Participates in the creation of the Department budget, setting annual divisional goals and objectives, and identifying expenditures needed to carry them out.
    • Oversees planning and development of special events for the Department to include logistics, programming, and volunteer recruitment and scheduling.
    • Assists the general public in accessing and using library resources both in-house and on-line.
    • Oversees collection development and collection care tasks in assigned areas.
    • Schedules staff to assure coverage as directed by the Library Director. Oversees staff who may be working nights and weekends. Presence may be required in the facility nights and weekends.
    • Responsible for technology needs of the facility, including liaison with Information Technology staff, software vendors, etc.
    • Responsible for facility maintenance and management, including facility security (will be primary point of contact for security alarms or other security concerns).
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends.
    • Lead on implementation and coordination of system-wide training of all staff and volunteers on topics including, but not limited to: circulation, selection, specialty services, programs, customer service, etc.
    • Keeps abreast with professional developments and current events; reads journals, reviews books, bibliographies and other media. Participates in applicable educational opportunities.
    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
    • Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 
    • Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Involvement in verbal or physical confrontations; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.; Working while standing for prolonged periods of time; Working more than 8 hours/day; Working more than 5 days a week 
    • Exposures: Exposure to biological agents, human/animal body fluids, blood borne pathogens, excrement or tuberculosis . 

    All applications must be submitted through the City of Rio Rancho website. 

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2022 7:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Coordinator MC

    Department: Library & Information Services    

    Reports to: Library Manager

    FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

    Pay Grade: 25A

    Job Status: Permanent  

    Full Time equivalent: 1.0

    Note: The Rio Rancho Public Library is hiring for 2 new Library Coordinator positions. The Library Collections Coordinator will oversee the system’s central selection, and the Library Outreach Coordinator will oversee outreach, marketing, and community events. 

    -For more information click here-

    Position Summary

    The Library Coordinator leads specific library operations and coordinates the relevant work of library staff across locations. Examples include the Library Collections Coordinator to oversee and perform materials selection for the Rio Rancho Public Library system and the Library Outreach Coordinator to oversee outreach initiatives within the Rio Rancho Community. The Coordinator works closely with the Community Engagement, Branch Services, and Technical Services Teams to identify needs, assess performance metrics, and to coordinate library staff participation at all locations. The Library Coordinator will regularly supervise staff and oversee library facilities in the absence of senior staff, serve on standing and ad hoc committees, and participates in library evening and/or weekend rotations. 

    Education

    • Education / higher education: Bachelor's Degree 
    • For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study: Any. 
    • Minimum number of years of directly related experience: Three (3) years related experience in event planning, library services, retail purchasing, bookstores, and/or the publishing industry.
    • Education and/or experience preferences: Budgeting, Community Needs Assessment, Event Planning, Public Relations, and/or Marketing.   
    • Driver s License requirementFrequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

    • Knowledge: Planning events and programs, and in establishing and building partnerships between communities and/or organizations, Library collections principles or publishing industry practices.
    • Skills Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position.   Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  
    • Abilities: Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships across organizations. Operate a personal computer to access Internet and on-line database resources and use word processing and spreadsheet applications.   Write technical reports, library planning documents, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.   Effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues. Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical work situations. Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.   Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Coordinates with library staff and supervisors to allocate resources and staff time to relevant operations. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment.   External:   Build and maintain partnerships with city departments, vendors, community organizations and individual community stakeholders. Promotes library services to the general public. Presents a courteous and friendly image for the City with the general public.   
    Authorities and Accountabilities
    • Level of independent decision making: Moderate--incumbent is expected to analyze situations that are not covered by established procedures or instructions and suggest to supervisor a recommended course of action 
    • Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Moderate - Position is directly accountable to the City Manager. May sign contracts and obligate the City with the approval of the City Manager.
    • Span of control: Responsibility for the assigned workgroup 
    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • The Library Outreach Coordinator; organizes major library events; maintains a calendar of community events; understands City of Rio Rancho policy around community partnerships; and leads the library Marketing Team.
    • The Library Collections Coordinator; oversees and performs materials selection; works closely with frontline staff to ensure that patron materials needs are met; ensures that the collections budget is appropriately spent; and assesses and monitors the health and performance of the collection.
    • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow for a library service or function.
    • Issues written and oral instructions to subordinates on work product, priorities, timelines, and task specifications.
    • Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
    • Studies, recommends, and implements policies and procedures to improve department and employee productivity.
    • Maintains harmony among subordinates and resolves conflicts and grievances.
    • Works with subordinates to address errors, omissions, and complaints in order to maintain effective customer service.
    • Assists subordinates in performing their duties and provides training and education as required.
    • Supervises assigned library staff, carries out staff evaluations, and recommends hiring, termination or disciplinary actions.
    • Participates in the creation and regular revisions of library planning documents, including Master Plan, Collection Development Plan, and Library Technology plan. Is responsible to ensuring implementation of these plans at department or branch level.
    • Participates in the creation of the Department budget, setting annual divisional goals and objectives, and identifying expenditures needed to carry them out.
    • Oversees planning and development of special events for the Department to include logistics, programming, and volunteer recruitment and scheduling.
    • Assists the general public in accessing and using library resources both in-house and on-line.
    • Oversees collection development and collection care tasks in assigned areas.
    • Schedules staff to assure coverage as directed by the Library Director. Oversees staff who may be working nights and weekends. Presence may be required in the facility nights and weekends.
    • Responsible for technology needs of the facility, including liaison with Information Technology staff, software vendors, etc.
    • Responsible for facility maintenance and management, including facility security (will be primary point of contact for security alarms or other security concerns).
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends.
    • Lead on implementation and coordination of system-wide training of all staff and volunteers on topics including, but not limited to: circulation, selection, specialty services, programs, customer service, etc.
    • Keeps abreast with professional developments and current events; reads journals, reviews books, bibliographies and other media. Participates in applicable educational opportunities.
    Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
    • Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 
    • Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Involvement in verbal or physical confrontations; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 49 lbs.; Working while standing for prolonged periods of time; Working more than 8 hours/day; Working more than 5 days a week 
    • Exposures: Exposure to biological agents, human/animal body fluids, blood borne pathogens, excrement or tuberculosis. 

    All applications must be submitted through the City of Rio Rancho website.

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