New Mexico Library Association

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  • Friday, May 17, 2024 8:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Instruction and Engagement Librarian


    Depends on Qualifications


    Main Campus - Portales, NM

    Job Type

    Full time permanent

    Job Number



    Academic Affairs


    Golden Library

    Opening Date


    Position Overview

    Position Summary
    The Instruction and Engagement Librarian is responsible for coordinating the library’s user engagement and instruction program efforts. Working collaboratively, they develop, implement, and assess programming, activities, instruction, and projects designed to improve and enhance student success by engagement with librarians and library resources. This individual is a strong advocate for underserved student populations, seeking out and building relationships with student-centered units and programs across campus, broadening the library’s presence and influence throughout the campus and community. 


    Duties and Responsibilities: 
    Working in a team-oriented environment, the Instruction and Engagement Librarian will:

    • Take the lead in identifying, cultivating, and developing outreach and engagement activities, making direct connections with students, faculty, and staff, and the community at large to promote and support collaborations and activities that will enhance success at all levels.
    • Work collaboratively to develop relationships with both internal and external communities.
    • Identify potential alliances and create, implement, and assess programming, activities, and projects designed to facilitate engagement beyond our campus borders that will promote new knowledge creation.
    • Communicate the library’s services and resources through programs, activities, and social media.
    • Establish user-focused public programs and services, focusing on underserved populations, collaborating with GSSC staff and other campus and external organizations to publicize and promote the use of the library’s collections.
    • Develop a marketing strategy and continually update knowledge and skills to reflect best practices in the field.
    • Coordinate the content and programming of the multimedia cube and digital art wall in the GSSC in collaboration with the Systems Librarian.  This coordination may require contact with vendors and other campus groups such as IT.
    • Continually update the building’s digital signage, in keeping with staffing changes and branding guidelines.
    • Update and continue improving instructional plan and approaches to best reach students and faculty.
    • Promote inclusive teaching practices and a commitment to accessibility in the development of classes and programs.
    • Engage with regional and national professional organizations and participate in ongoing professional development relevant to teaching and instruction.
    • Spearhead the efforts of integrating information literacy into the freshman year experience(FYEX) class.
    • Coordinate the scheduling and assessment of all information literacy instruction classes.
    • Develop/ modify instructional materials and assessments for library instruction, keeping current trends and best practices in mind.
    • Serve as a collection development liaison for assigned departments and collaborate with faculty to develop these areas of the print and digital collections. 
    • Provide reference services and research/information literacy instruction as needed including occasional weekend and evening hours.
    • Serve on department and university committees and working groups. 
    • Contribute to Golden Library initiatives that further ENMU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
    Minimum Job Requirements:

    A master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and a minimum of three years experience as a professional librarian (in the most recent five years) directly related to the duties specified is required.   

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Demonstrated teaching experience and training in information literacy instruction and/ or teaching experience at the college level.
    • Evidence of excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Evidence of problem-solving and analytical skills.
    • Experience using the following products/technologies: Microsoft Office (Office 360), virtual/webex meeting technologies, LibApps/LibGuides/Springshare, Adobe software (photoshop, indesign, premiere, etc) and social media platforms for user engagement.
    • Experience creating web-based guides, videos and tutorials.
    • Ability to provide excellent reference and instruction services in all formats for students and faculty in an academic library.
    • Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
    • Ability to interpret and evaluate client informational needs and determine appropriate solutions.
    • Skill in identifying knowledge gaps and gaps in assessment and instruction.
    • Ability to adapt to unforeseen changes, not sacrificing the quality of service students receive.

    Working Conditions

    Physical Demand and Working Conditions:

    • Work is performed during normal work hours with some evening and weekend hours.  
    • Work is sedentary in nature that at times requires exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
    • Work may require physical manipulation of technology in small spaces or the ability to delegate such tasks.
    Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.]

    Additional Information

    Application Review Date: Open until filled
    Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check. 
    Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application:   
    Required Documents:
    Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records.
    Letter of interest      
    Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position)      
    Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes)
    ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218.  If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner. For more information regarding Title IX please click . New Mexico is an open records state, therefore ENMU complies with the Inspection of Public Records Act, NMSA 1978, Chapter 14, Article 2, from the Office of the New Mexico Attorney General. Requests for records should be sent to . For any other inquires please contact Human Resources at (575) 562-2115 or e-mail 


    Eastern New Mexico University


    1500 S. Ave. K, Station 21
    Portales, New Mexico, 88130




  • Friday, May 17, 2024 8:38 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Library Technician


    $19.69 - $24.00 Hourly


    Hobbs, NM

    Job Type


    Job Number



    Library Administration

    Opening Date



    Responsible for the management of the Integrated Library System (ILS) (currently SirsiDynix Symphony), including authority control, technical support, problem-solving, patron/circulation, material records, upgrades, customizations, and staff training. Provide original and copy cataloging of Library acquisitions in a variety of formats using appropriate national standards such as AACR2, RDA, MARC, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification, Superintendent of Documents (SuDoc), and local practices. Assistance with collection development, procurement, accounts payable, and reference/research instruction, as needed.


    The Library Technician shall report to the Director of Library Services. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Responsible for development and maintenance of Integrated Library System (ILS) (SirsiDynix Symphony) with emphasis on collection and patron management.
    • Use of OCLC WorldShare services, locating appropriate records, exporting and importing bibliographic records. Knowledge of MARC 21 format, AACR2, RDA, LC Subject Headings and Classification. Original cataloging as needed. Update or edit bibliographic records as necessary, or required.
    • Duplicate check, receive, process (cover, barcode, security), and catalog all incoming Library materials to include, but not limited to: books, audio, video, serials, NM State publications, and Federal Depository items.
    • Responsible for overseeing training of Library Assistants, Student Workers, and other Library personnel on patron management, and search, and other functions within SirsiDynix Symphony.
    • Weeding from ILS, removal of items from OCLC.
    • Monitor and update catalog and records as industry standards change.
    • Monitor and update per semester, if required, Library and classroom reserves.
    • Create, schedule, and monitor all reports generated through ILS. Circulation statistics per month. Inventory as required. Adjust policies within ILS when needed, including semester operating calendar.
    • Prepare Federal Depository reports as requested from agencies.
    • Communicate with vendors, publishers, and government agencies regarding materials. Report student accounts with lost/damaged items to Business Office.
    • Basic computer and software troubleshooting, to include student and staff computers, reservation management software, printing module, and system recovery software.
    • Provide customer service to students, staff, faculty, and local patrons while maintaining Library’s policies and procedures.
    • In Reference Librarian or Director of Library Services absence, assist with information resources and research.
    • Perform data compilation for required state, federal, and Estacado Library Information Network (ELIN) Consortium reports.
    • Repair, mend, or weed damaged items as discovered by Library Assistants or other Library personnel.
    • May assist with Library website/database access module.
    • May serve on various campus committees as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
    • Nothing contained herein shall limit the President in assigning the employee to any of the various college activities for which he/she would be qualified in order to meet the needs of New Mexico Junior College.

    Additional Qualifications

    • High school diploma required. Associate’s degree preferred.
    • Two years of experience in a library or public service environment, two years of experience cataloging or data management, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of OCLC WorldShare, Connexion, and SirsiDynix Workflows preferred.  
    • Knowledge of Integrated Library System software.
    • Knowledge of Library of Congress (LC) Classification system, MARC 21 standards.
    • Knowledge of common library and academic practices and procedures.
    • Knowledge of College policies and procedures.
    • Skill in developing and maintaining effective working relationships.
    • Skill in the troubleshooting and managing of computers and related equipment.
    • Ability to learn new software systems.
    • Ability to provide basic reference services.
    • Ability to learn and utilize College/Library website management software.
    • Ability to run statistical reports with appropriate parameters.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
    • Ability to track, compile, and interpret Library resource usage statistics; generate required reports.
    • Ability to research and utilize electronic Library information resources.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to self-manage multiple projects simultaneously while on a deadline.

    Additional Information

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    This is a twelve-month, non-exempt position. Standard benefits apply. The full pay range for this position is $19.69 to $28.68.

    To apply, submit an NMJC application online at and attach a letter of interest, resume, three references, and unofficial transcripts conferring your degree (official transcripts are required prior to employment).           


    New Mexico Junior College

    Address 1

    Thunderbird Circle
    Hobbs, New Mexico, 88240


    (575) 492-2797


  • Saturday, May 11, 2024 10:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    City of Las Cruces

    Librarian I (Youth Services)

    SALARY $47,541.52 - $67,152.38 Annually

    LOCATION Las Cruces, NM

    JOB TYPE Full-time Regular

    JOB NUMBER F059 05-24 MD

    DEPARTMENT Quality of Life

    OPENING DATE 05/02/2024

    CLOSING DATE 05/20/2024 11:59 PM Mountain

    AGENCY City of Las Cruces

    ADDRESS P.O. Box 20000 Las Cruces, New Mexico, 88004

    PHONE 575-528-3100


    Nature of Work

    Performs professional-level librarian work involving selection, cataloging, reference assistance and reader's advisory, customer services and program coordination in providing services to the community.

    Work Situation Factors

    Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues. Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.

    Environmental Factors

    Work is performed in a library & office setting.

    Physical Factors

    Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. Frequent use of a personal computer.


    Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.

    Full-time, regular, exempt position

    This position is graded RX14.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters Degree in Library Science, and one year of experience in a public library environment. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) may be preferred. A degree from an ALA accredited school may be preferred.

    For complete details, see:

  • Monday, April 15, 2024 11:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Librarian

    Salary: 51,154.60 per year

    Type: Full Time



    Plans, directs, monitors and evaluates the daily operation of all library functions and staff. Provides direction and operational management of the library, to include planning and organizing workflow, initiating and implementing operating policies and procedures, personnel, overseeing of library public information activities, evaluation of services, and record maintenance. 

    This position description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required or assigned to this position.


    • Builds library collections by selecting, recommending, ordering, receiving and shelving reference and circulation resources. Assures that collection includes adequate resources appropriate to the instructional programs of NTU.
    • Organizes collection by classifying, cataloguing, marking, and displaying resources; developing location guides; maintaining research and locator systems; re-shelving and refurbishing resources as needed.
    • Assists library patrons by clearly describing the library's resources, methods and systems; training patrons in library research methods; and guiding them in using these to meet their learning needs.
    • Locates and secures outside resources by clarifying requests, identifying and researching sources, securing inter-library loans, and training patrons in the use of these facilities and systems.
    • Issues and tracks resources using a documented check out and accountability system.
    • Responsible for development of and adherence to Collection Development policy and guidelines.
    • Monitors and ensures library computer systems operability.
    • Develops and implements systems to maintain records on employees, inventories, compliance activities, Library Division performance measures, required and benchmarked statistics, including collection usage statistics. 
    • Provides library instruction to students, faculty and staff.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Hosts regular staff meetings to ensure communication among personnel regarding departmental activities.
    • Supervises personnel which include hiring, firing, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
    • Oversees the daily operations of the library.
    • Preparing and maintaining compliance, work schedules, time keeping, and approval.


    • Master's Degree in library science or library and information science.
    • New Mexico State Library Certification I.
    • Five year's work experience in a public, private, school, special, or research library.
    • Two year in a supervisory capacity.
    • Doctoral degree in Library Science preferred.
    • Higher education experience preferred.
    • Valid and clean state driver's license.
    • Must be able to pass background check, with NO prior convictions of any felonies and no history of child abuse and/or neglect.

    The Navajo Nation Preference in Employment Act applies to all hiring, promotions or transfers of individuals into this position. 


    • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements.
    • Knowledge of all facets of library operations. 
    • Knowledge of library electronic services.
    • Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology. 
    • Knowledge of library information systems.
    • Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows environment.
    • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. 
    • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. 
    • Skill in providing leadership to, supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff.
    • Skill in bibliographic, technological, and cataloging techniques as used in a library setting.
    • Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.
    • Ability to prepare reports; to edit, organize and present clearly and concisely, oral and written reports of findings and recommendations.
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
    • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in the Navajo and English language.


    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, and squat. 
    • Use hands for dexterity of motion, repetitive movement of both hands.
    • Ability to use arms to reach and lift above shoulders.
    • Have normal auditory, visual acuity, and verbal communications skills. 
    • The employee must occasionally push, lift and carry up to 25 pounds. 


    • Work is typically performed in a library environment with minimal noise levels.
    • Frequent interaction with students and the public.
    • Tight time constraints and multiple demands are common.
    • Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.


    Applications can be submitted online at this link.

  • Thursday, April 11, 2024 10:22 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    New Mexico Junior College logo - Presidential Seal nmjc.jpg

    POSITION: Reference Librarian

    SALARY: $57,145.00 - $69,660.00 Annually

    LOCATION: Hobbs, NM

    JOB TYPE: Full-Time

    JOB NUMBER: 2024-00013

    DEPARTMENT: Library Administration

    OPENING DATE: 03/25/2024



    The Reference Librarian shall report to the Director of Library Services. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Assist students, faculty, staff, and community patrons with information resources and research.
    •  Maintain library technology; update library webpages; troubleshoot and update patron and staff computers; resolve subscription database issues; assist computer services staff with library network as needed. 
    •  Perform reference desk functions. 
    •  Develop, schedule, and conduct library bibliographic instruction sessions, and general Library information presentations. 
    •  Develop and maintain resource guides utilizing Springhare LibGuides platform software. 
    •  Track and compile electronic resource usage statistics for subscription evaluation and required state, federal, and library association reports. 
    •  Evaluate library holdings; make recommendations for acquisition and withdrawal of materials. 
    •  Collaborate with faculty to coordinate the acquisition of appropriate library resources to support curriculum and programs. 
    •  Oversee library email account; answer reference questions and process material/service requests.
    • Assist in maintaining and developing new content for the library website. 
    •  Assist with library print book and electronic resource acquisitions. 
    •  Perform circulation desk functions. 
    •  Assist with Integrated Library System (ILS). 
    •  Participate in promotion/marketing of library resources and services to the College community. 
    •  Keep current with modifications to library and College policies and procedures; attend training as required to adjust to changes. 
    •  Participate in College committees and councils and attend meetings as required. 
    •  Participate in professional development; attend training sessions and conferences as required. Work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as needed. 
    • Perform other duties as assigned or required. 
    •  Nothing contained herein shall limit the President in assigning the employee to any of the various College activities for which he/she would be qualified in order to meet the needs of New Mexico Junior College. 


    • Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution. 
    • Three (3) years of experience in a library environment, preferably with technical and research experience, OR an equivalent combination of required Library/Information Science degree, training, and experience.


    • Knowledge of academic databases, e-journals, eBooks, and related research methods. 
    •  Knowledge of the operation of Integrated Library Systems. 
    • Knowledge of website platform software. 
    • Knowledge of Springhare LibGuides platform software and LibApps applications. 
    • Knowledge of library and College policies and procedures. 
    • Knowledge of the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. 
    • Knowledge of FERPA policies and procedures. 
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. 
    • Skill in troubleshooting and managing software. 
    • Ability to provide reference services and bibliographic instruction. 
    • Ability to demonstrate effective planning, organizational, and teaching skills. 
    • Ability to effectively utilize website platform software and electronic resource guide software. 
    • Ability to interpret library resource usage statistics and generate required reports. 
    • Ability to collaborate with faculty on bibliographic instruction and collection development. 
    • Ability to interpret and evaluate patron information needs. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
    • Ability to proficiently operate a personal computer. 
    • Ability to provide effective supervision and assistance to library staff. 
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. 
    • Ability to implement operational policies and procedures. 
    • Ability to work individually and as a team member. 
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, as needed. 

    Additional Qualifications

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Additional Information

    This is a twelve-month exempt position. Standard benefits apply. The full pay range for this position is $57,145.00 to $83,250.00

    To apply:  Submit NMJC application form via the NMJC website ( letter of application (cover letter), resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment), and three references with current addresses and telephone numbers.

  • Friday, March 22, 2024 5:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Library Manager (Support Services)

    Salary: $60,880.56 - $87,160.94 Annually

    Location: Las Cruces, NM

    Job Type: Full-time Regular

    Department: Quality of Life

    Opening Date: 03/22/2024

    Closing Date: 4/22/2024 11:59 PM Mountain


    Nature of Work

    Plans, coordinates and manages the operations, programs and services of a designated Library unit and staff in accordance with Library goals and objectives; manages and trains staff to provide effective customer service; performs senior-level librarian duties as required.

    Work Situation Factors
    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 policy.

    Physical Factors

    Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. Frequent use of a personal computer.

    Environmental Factors

    Work is performed in a library & office setting.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    Plans, prioritizes and assigns the daily operational activities and projects of assigned unit to ensure compliance with goals and objectives of library services; trains and coaches staff; monitors work, develops staff skills, and evaluates performance; monitors operations and assures that library staff activities are in compliance with all City regulations, policies and safety standards; monitors workflow and the quality of services provided.

    Assures the provision of quality library services, resources, materials and equipment; manages and coordinates City library collections, systems, technology, and services; manages and coordinates with staff regarding the development and implementation of library programs and services to meet the needs of the community;

    Develops and improves library collections, materials, services, and technology; manages library collections through selection, regular weeding, and replacement; performs original cataloging and classification of special materials.

    Provides customer service to library patrons; responds to inquiries and requests for information; explains City programs, procedures and services to citizens and clients; resolves customer service issues and patron complaints; interprets and explains library policies, procedures, rules and regulations to staff and patrons.

    Prepares and reviews statistical and analytical reports of library activities, operations and procedures; gathers and compiles data for reports; updates policies and training programs, and assures compliance with policies and procedures; performs special research and program development projects as assigned; develops and manages special public relations and marketing projects; serves as library spokesperson for special programs.

    Analyzes circulation operations and service delivery issues, and recommends solutions; evaluates existing programs for effectiveness and recommends new programs or program changes; provides information and interpretation concerning library services, policies and procedures; assists in the development of budget and manages expenditures and monitors budgets.

    Performs a variety of circulation, reference, readers advisory, and/or youth services functions; provides assistance and instruction to library patrons regarding the use of library equipment, computers, databases, catalogs, and the internet.

    Represents the library within the community; attends and participates in a variety of professional, civic, committee, and/or board meetings.

    Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters Degree in Library Science and five years experience in a public library environment, including supervisory or lead experience; OR a combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public library administration; principles and practices of administrative management, including personnel rules, budgeting, strategic planning and effective employee supervision; techniques and practices for efficient and cost effective management of resources; methods and procedures for developing and maintaining library collections; policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of library programs and facilities; library classification, cataloging, and acquisition protocols; techniques and protocols for researching a wide variety of online bibliographic databases; business and personal computers, and specialized software applications; City policies and procedures.

    Ability to: Define problems and make logical conclusions based on facts; 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.

    Skills in: Managing staff and delegating tasks and authority; evaluating and determining community needs for library services; developing and managing library programs and activities; using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of professional, technical and clerical personnel; utilizing and maintaining automated library systems and computer equipment; library database research & maintenance; identifying library collection issues and developing suggestions for enhancements; working with several disparate computer database systems; providing customer services to and interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; recognizing and resolving conflicts in library data entry; organizing workload to keep pace with flow of library materials.


    Applications can be submitted directly through the City of Las Cruces Careers website.

  • Monday, March 11, 2024 11:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Administrative Specialist

    Agency: Department of Cultural Affairs

    Posting End Date: 04/10/2024

    Job Posting Type: Continuous Job Opening

    Job ID: 142095

    Location: Santa Fe

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Regular - PERM for State

    Salary: $19.24 - $30.78 Hourly | $40,018 - $64,029 Annually. This position is a Pay Band 60



    Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico's dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico's arts and cultural heritage agencies. These include 15 divisions representing a variety of programs and services.

    Why does the job exist?

    This position provides high level administrative and communication support to the Fiscal Office of the State Librarian.

    How does it get done?

    This position provides clerical and office management support for the State Library's Fiscal Office and the Office of the State Librarian; provides support for financial processes, including procurement and budget tracking, as a member of the Fiscal Office team; assists with HR and building/property tracking, filing, and communication; and supports the State Library communications, marketing, and public awareness program.

    Who are the customers?

    This position serves State Library staff, library patrons, public and tribal libraries, and the general public.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to prioritize tasks and manage hard deadlines; experience with Office 365, Outlook, SHARE Financial, and Price Agreements; strong problem-solving skills; the ability to work alone or as part of a team; and is detail oriented and organized.

    Minimum Qualification

    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 below.

    Substitution Table

    These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

      Education   Experience Education   Experience
    1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 4 years of experience OR High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 4 years of experience
    2 Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 2 years of experience Associate's degree or higher in any field AND 4 years of experience
    3 Bachelor's degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 0 years of experience  
    • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
    • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.
    Employment Requirements

    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.  Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

    Working Conditions

    Work is performed in an office environment with heavy computer use and frequent use of video meetings and telephone use.

    Supplemental Information


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    Agency Contact Information: Eli Guinnee (505) 476-9721 or Email:

    For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

    Bargaining Unit Position

    This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.

  • Thursday, February 29, 2024 9:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Contracts Administrator

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Union Status: AFSCME

    Salary Range: 10 ($19.5410-$29.3110)


    General Definition of Work

    Performs a variety of specialized professional and technical duties related to the management of City contract services.

    Supervision Received

    Works under the general supervision of an assigned supervisor.

    Supervision Exercised

    May provide supervision to assistant staff as needed.

    Qualification Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. A position may not include all of the duties listed and the listed examples are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be found in a position of this class.

    Essential Functions (A position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all duties that may be found in a position of this class).

     Develops professional service agreements (PSA), request for proposal (RFP) bid packages, and contract amendments;

     Processes memos, resolutions, contracts, agreements, informational items, etc. through the committee and City Council administrative process, i.e., coordinating with appropriate staff in legal, PUC, PWC, Finance, and City Clerk to place items on agenda.

     Provides financial oversight of project budgets; prepares spreadsheets to track revenues, expenditures, and expiration dates for all contracts, agreements, and grants;

     Prepares contract and project purchase orders; processes and tracks related payments.

     Manages loan programs as assigned; issues loan amounts; tracks monthly billing and payments.

     Issues late notices as needed.

     Helps prepare annual division/department budgets; develops tracking system for all division budgets.

     Reconciles revenue, expenditures, and encumbrances with City system.

     Prepares cash flow analysis and year end budget projections.

     Prepares various Finance Committee items to ensure that budget--grant funding revenue and expenditure--is carried out upon approval.

     Prepares Finance Department forms and helps prepare, reconcile, and track same with the approved budget through the administrative process.

     Develops and maintains detailed records of project costs, financial reports, and status reports using database and spreadsheet applications.

     Updates governing body; requests mid-year review from Finance Director and division/department director as needed.

     Audits project costs from enterprise funds for mid-year reporting for review by City Council.

     Prepares, logs, and tracks agreements, quantity sheets, and authorizations.

     Processes change orders and amendments on large projects.

     Prepares final “as-built” quantities and project closeout documents.

     Helps prepare/coordinate presentation materials for meetings and hearings, i.e., power point slides, lap top, projector, handouts, spreadsheets, etc.

     Performs other related duties as assigned.

     Writes and submits grant applications to potential funding sources to secure funds necessary for continued program operation.

     Additional Essential Functions for Assignment for Library Division:

     Assists in the ordering and invoicing of Library materials (books and media) and supplies from library vendors.

     Prepares reports for Federal, State, County and local (Friends of the Library) on Bond, MOU, and other grant expenditures.

     Compiles financial reports for required annual State Library reports, and other library entity reports.

     Unpacks shipments of library orders.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

     Knowledge of accounting principles and practices, including the keeping of financial account records.

     Knowledge of city purchasing procedures;

     Knowledge of modern office terminology

     Knowledge of the rules and regulations related to the tasks performed.

     Ability to prepare reports and presentations;

     Ability to understand and operate modern office equipment including, calculator and word processing systems.

     Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with contractors and City officials.

    Education Requirement

    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, public administration, economics, finance, or related field.

    Experience Requirement

    Three (3) years experience in financial reporting, budget preparation, business computer applications, or related field

    Education and Experience Equivalency

    An equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference given for contract administration experience

    Licensure and Certifications


    Special Requirements


    Physical Requirements

     Tasks require a variety of physical activities not generally involving muscular strain.

     Assignment to the Library Division requires unpacking shipments of library orders which involves lifting and moving of boxes up to 40 lbs.

     Periodic walking, standing, stooping, bending, sitting, and reaching are required in the normal course of essential job duty performance.

     Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity are required for most essential functions.

     Speaking, hearing, and seeing are essential to the effective performance of position tasks.

     Mental application includes memory utilization, emotional stability, and discriminative thinking.

    Working Environment

     Work is primarily performed in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls and exposure to VDT’s and CRT’s.

     Some fieldwork will be necessary.

     Some evening and weekend work may be required

    EEO/ADA Compliance

    The City of Santa Fe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

    Veterans’ Hiring Initiative

    Pursuant to City of Santa Fe Resolution No. 2013-079, the City of Santa Fe Human Resources Department has implemented a Veterans’ Hiring Initiative policy in order to provide opportunities for veterans who meet or exceed the minimum qualifications for city employment to obtain City employment. The Governing Body does not guarantee that a veteran shall be hired for the position being applied for, only that the veteran will be given an interview; and, it does not intend to supersede or modify any collective bargaining agreement that is currently in place with the City of Santa Fe.

    Job applicants who are veterans with an honorable discharge from the military or are members of the National Guard or Reserve who have successfully completed basic training, must use the Veterans’ Certification Form to identify themselves and then must attach a copy of their DD214 or DD215 and/or their proof of current Active, Guard or Reserve enlistment in order to certify their status for the position in which applying for.

    Applications must be submitted online at:

    Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form, unless the position status is at-will. When required of the position, high school diploma/GED, college degree(s), certification(s), or license(s) must be attached at the time of submission of the application. Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on the application submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request.

    Pre-placement physical exams, and drug and alcohol screenings are required for some positions.

    This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position. This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.

  • Monday, February 26, 2024 1:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Supreme Court of New Mexico Law Librarian 1 (U),

    Full-Time, At-Will, Perm, in Santa Fe, New Mexico

    Opening Date: 02-09-2024 - Close Date: --

    Target Pay Range/Rate: $32.833 per hour OR $68,293 annual salary

    The New Mexico Supreme Court is recruiting for a full-time, at-will, Law Librarian 1 (U) position in the Supreme Court Law Library in Santa Fe, New Mexico.



    Acting under general supervision of the State Law Librarian, provides administrative assistance, customer service, technical support, and training to the public and the courts of the state of New Mexico. The Law Librarian 1 is responsible for performing research, maintaining collections, and developing and administering the legal information collection. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks.

    * This job description is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions performed.

    To learn about the Supreme Court Law Library and take a short virtual tour, visit the Law Library’s website at



    Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.


    One (1) year of experience as a librarian, cataloging publications, overseeing government documents, conducting research, or providing library reference and technical services.


    View the full position description and application information:

    Submit a New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment form, Resume, letter of Interest, a short writing sample of up to four (4) pages, and proof of education to:

    New Mexico Supreme Court

    Attn: Abigail Jackson

    237 Don Gaspar Avenue

    Santa Fe, NM 87501

    Applications may be emailed to:


  • Monday, February 19, 2024 12:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For more information and to apply

    Best consideration is 3/20/2024

    The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) is seeking a collaborative, flexible individual for our Education and Research Librarian position, who is excited to take on new opportunities supporting students and faculty in a variety of allied health programs. The Education and Research Librarian continues and expands HSLIC’s library services and collaborative instructional programs to UNM’s Health Sciences Center allied health professions, College of Nursing programs and other assigned health sciences programs in a fast-paced, continually changing environment. 

    The faculty librarian embeds information skills into competency-based health sciences curricula through innovative instructional design, attends curricular meetings for assigned HSC programs, and collaborates with instructors both internal and external to the library. They will provide both curriculum-integrated and freestanding instruction (synchronous and asynchronous) for a diverse health professions student population. 

    The Education and Research Librarian also provides research support through expert searching, consultation services and instruction for health sciences researchers. The faculty librarian collaborates with colleagues to develop and present workshops and trainings on topics relevant to the HSC community, such as database searching, knowledge management, scholarly communication and publishing. This position will be a vital part of a highly collaborative library team that seeks to learn together and support each other. A successful candidate will be curious and willing to grow and develop as a professional, while helping others to grow and learn as part of the campus community.

    This position reports to the Division Head for Research, Education and Clinical Information Services (RECIS) and works with members of the RECIS team and other library departments as part of an academic health sciences library to meet the information needs of the students, staff, and faculty of the UNM Health Sciences Center, and the broader UNM community. 

    This is a full-time, benefits eligible faculty position with a primary appointment in HSLIC. The UNM provides a diversified package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through tuition remission and dependent education programs. For a more complete explanation of benefits, go to:

    Appointment is posted as open rank, to be determined based on qualifications. Salary range: $61,380-$75,210.


    • ·       Engages and participates in a shared services model to collaboratively design and deliver audience-specific curricula, library trainings and workshops, both in-person and online, in order to enhance evidence-based practice and research across the HSC. 
    • ·       Proactively seeks opportunities to engage with assigned programs to plan curricula, integrate library skills and support the evolving needs of education across the HSC.
    • ·       Contributes to HSLIC’s support of expert-level reviews, including systematic reviews, by providing consultations.
    • ·       Collaborates with HSLIC colleagues to develop and teach instruction sessions on database searching, knowledge management, scholarly communication and publishing.
    • ·       Serves as a source of expertise in instructional design and learning management systems.
    • ·       Participates in activities that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion across education, library programs, and the profession.
    • ·       Investigates and applies, as appropriate, emerging evidence-based educational innovations to engage learners.
    • ·       Develops assessment of instruction practices and assesses efforts around online and in-person learning to improve student learning.
    • ·       Develops research guides, with an emphasis on building pedagogy into the resources.
    • ·       Provides consultations on using and retrieving literature and effectively managing citations with citation management tools.
    • ·       Pursues professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional and university service activities.



    • ·       Graduate Degree in Library or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or in education or instructional design.
    • ·       1 year of experience in providing instruction in a health sciences or academic library or other instructional experience.
    • ·       Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.


    • ·       Experience teaching and developing face-to-face and online instructional sessions for adult learners.
    • ·       Experience with learning management systems, such as Canvas.
    • ·       Experience with assessment practices for instruction.
    • ·       Experience providing literature search services or systematic review services and other reference support to members of the health sciences community.
    • ·       Experience building online research guides using the LibGuides platform.
    • ·       Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills that encompass interpersonal and organizational communication.
    • ·       A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
    • ·       Demonstrated ability to develop successful collaborative partnerships with faculty in other HSC programs.

    About the Library:

    Our mission is to advance health and health equity as New Mexico’s only publicly accessible health sciences library. We empower evidence-based health care, intellectual discovery, lifelong learning, and engagement with our diverse communities by providing high quality and unique collections; integrated education and programs; and innovative, inclusive spaces. HSLIC serves the UNM School of Medicine, including its Health Professions programs; undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Population Health; the UNM Hospitals and Health System; and the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. We commit to equity, inclusion, justice, anti-racism, and accessibility. We embrace people of all backgrounds and seek to foster a culture where everyone is welcome and historically marginalized voices are heard. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.

    About UNM & the Health Sciences Center (HSC):

    UNM is an R1 Top Tier Research, Hispanic-Serving, institution! We have a gold rating as a military friendly school, recognized as a first-gen forward institution, and enroll the highest percentage of American Indian Students relative to our R1 peers. Learn more about UNM here.

    The Health Sciences Center’s mission is to continuously improve health and health equity in New Mexico, with a strong emphasis on partnerships with communities and community-wide solutions. The UNM HSC has earned a national and international reputation for its integrated education, patient care, research, and partnership initiatives which address the unique healthcare needs of New Mexico's urban and rural populations.

    About the State and City:

    New Mexico (The Land of Enchantment) offers over 200 days of sunshine, a rich set of cultures and histories, outstanding recreational opportunities year-round, and is home to world class skiing, hiking, biking, climbing, arts, and cuisine.  At more than a mile-high elevation, this high desert environment provides beautiful sunny days but also the variety of all four seasons. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with nineteen Pueblos, three Apache tribes, and the Navajo Nation.

    The city of Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico with roughly 900,000 people in the city and surrounding areas. Albuquerque is 1 hour from Santa Fe, NM and 2.5 hours from Taos, NM, both world famous for their art and culture. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.

    Application Information:

    Applicants must provide:

    ·       CV

    ·       Cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

    ·       Professional writing sample, preferably on the topic of instruction, collaboration or diversity.

    ·       Contact information for three professional references


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

    To apply, please visit this website: and see the faculty job posting for req28610.

    For further information, please contact David Lucero at (505) 272-0634,  

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

    The University of New Mexico is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.

    Regents' Policy Manual - Section 6.7: Disclosure of Information about Candidates for Employment, which includes information about public disclosure of documents submitted by applicants, is located at

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