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  • Wednesday, July 27, 2022 12:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Specialist

    Reports to: Library Director

    Employment Type: Part time position - 8 hours on Sundays

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Responsible for Sunday circulation functions, evening supervision of student workers, as well as assisting users with the collection, audiovisual equipment and computers, and reference.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Oversees circulation during Sundays
    • Checks in and out items
    • Gathers statistical information and prepares reports as needed
    • Maintains a well-organized area so other staff can work the desk
    • Makes sure materials are re-shelved and accessible
    • Supervises student workers on Sundays
    • Assists student, faculty, and staff in using the library, including location of library material, on-site reference and electronic databases.
    • Determines information need
    • Searches IAIA collections
    • Refers users to other sources when appropriate
    • Monitors our virtual chat during shifts
    • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: Scanning documents, Processing collections, Working on online supplemental instruction.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Library automated systems, office applications, and interpersonal skills coupled with strong oral and written skills. This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. Your evaluation will include assessment of your performance of your job as described in this job description.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Minimum of Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent degree with at least one year experience with libraries.
    PREFERRED EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    • MLIS or equivalent degree

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the IAIA careers website.

  • Wednesday, July 27, 2022 8:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Administrative Assistant 2

    Department: NM Supreme Court Law Library

    Job ID: #10101138-21600

    Employment Type: Full-Time, At-Will,

    Salary: Job Pay Range: HH: $18.974 - $37.947 per hour | Target Pay Range/Rate: $18.974 - $26.45 per hour

    Best Consideration Date: Until Filled

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Prospectively, the New Mexico Judicial Branch is requiring full vaccination status as a condition of employment to being hired into the judiciary. Fully vaccinated means two weeks beyond the second Moderna or Pfizer vaccination or single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccination, and if eligible, must have received the COVID-19 Booster.

    The New Mexico Supreme Court has an opening for one, Full-Time, At-Will, Administrative Assistant position, #10101138-21600, in Santa Fe, NM. GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Acting under general direction organize the administrative activities of an office or special program, provide customer service, coordinate projects and perform clerical or administrative duties. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • The Administrative Assistant 2 is responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating day-to-day project activities.
    • Prepares and distributes materials, documents, copies, agendas and minutes.
    • Drafts, proofreads, edits, disseminates and manages the timely processing of documents, correspondence, and records.
    • Maintains rosters for committees or groups.
    • Dockets or calendars deadlines and appointments.
    • Coordinates and schedules meetings, facilities, training, testing, vehicles, travel, staff, video conferencing and teleconferences.
    • Answers telephones, provides customer service and greets visitors.
    • Manages and tracks information and data using electronic databases.
    • Compiles and prepares statistical reports, certificates, fliers, brochures, and business cards.
    • Manages and route files, information, mail, and records to appropriate destination.
    • Monitors, tracks, refers and orients program participants.
    • May maintain web site(s) or act as Information Technology site coordinator to provide technical assistance.
    • Coordinates employee identification, security access, and validates parking.
    • Serves as a liaison between committees, the public or other judicial entities.
    • May provide notarization services.
    • Provides assistance with budget or legislative projects.
    • Tracks and prepares travel or other reimbursement requests.
    • Coordinates services with outside agencies.
    • Receipts, balances, reconciles and distributes all incoming monies.
    • Trains employees in day-to-day procedures and office functions.
    • Develops or analyzes procedures as needed.
    • May be assigned supervisory duties under the mentorship of a supervisor or manager.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • The successful applicant should demonstrate advanced knowledge of customer service and office management practices. 
    • Project management techniques, data collection methods, general office practices, basic legal terminology; supervisory techniques, coaching and performance evaluations; mediation and managing conflict.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Education: A high school diploma or GED.
    • Education Substitution: None.
    • Experience: Four (4) years’ of experience in a secretarial, clerical, or related field.
    • Experience Substitution: Additional post-secondary education in a related field may substitute for up to one (1) year of experience. Thirty (30) semester hours equals one (1) year of experience.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    The following functions are representative, but not all-inclusive of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing tasks assigned to this job. 

    • Work is performed in an office or court setting. 
    • A valid driver's license and travel may be required. 
    • The assigned work schedule may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime. 
    • The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients, the public, and judges and justices.

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

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    TO APPLY: Submit a New Mexico Judicial Branch Application for Employment, or a Resume and a Resume

    Supplemental form, and proof of education to:

    Application forms:

    Adobe PDF Format

    Resume Supplemental Forms:

    Adobe PDF Format

  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 4:41 PM | Anonymous

    NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY is accepting applications for the following non-exempt staff position:

    Access Services Library Specialist, Sr.

    For further information and to apply online, visit our website http://jobs.nmsu.edu

    Posting # 2200485S

    Position # 199728

    NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Friday, July 15, 2022 1:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Librarian Senior (Youth Services)

    Location: Las Cruces, NM

    Job Type: Full-time Regular, exempt

    Department: Quality of Life

    Job Number: F060 07-22 ES

    Salary: $51,561.74 - $73,182.51 Annually

    Closing Date: Continuous

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    SUMMARY

    Plans, develops, coordinates, promotes, presents and supervises various library programs and services to meet needs of patron; performs professional library work involving reference assistance, reader's advisory and collection development; may oversee the work of assigned staff.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Selects, procures, organizes, and makes available data, information, and creative and scholarly works; provides services that assist and instruct people in the most efficient and effective ways to identify, locate, access, and use public information and resources; provides information and interpretation concerning library services, policies and procedures.
    • Plans, develops, coordinates, promotes, presents and supervises various library programs and services to meet the needs of the community; conducts outreach programs, speaks to community groups and schools, and develops and distributes marketing materials to promote the City Library and programs.
    • Manages and coordinates collection development; reviews various sources and lists of library books & materials available, evaluates options, selects materials to meet the needs of the community, and recommends additions to the collection; reviews and evaluates current collection and recommends the removal of books and other resources that are no longer appropriate for the collection; manages expenditures and budget.
    • Performs library reference and research services using specialized bibliographic databases, Internet services and Inter-library loan resources; organizes reference services activities; analyzes and responds to difficult reference inquiries.
    • Circulates materials and coordinates patron services; processes book requests; researches multiple databases to determine availability of items and correct source of borrowing; administers checking in and out procedures for Library materials; authorizes and initiates book renewals; creates new patron records; provides daily supervision and training for pages, volunteers and community service workers.
    • Oversees, trains, and monitors the performance of assigned personnel; prepares schedules and assigns work activities to staff and volunteers; prepares and processes a variety of departmental reports including operational and statistical reports. 
    • Oversees library security and assures patrons comply with policies and procedures; performs special research and program development projects as assigned.
    • Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.
    • Provides performance feedback, trains, and instructs employees to meet established goals and objectives; participates in staff evaluations with designated supervisor to provide impartial feedback regarding performance; assures that staff maintain safety standards and adhere to policies and procedures for efficient and safe operations. 
    • Reviews, maintains, and updates records in various formats, mediums, and automated systems to ensure data integrity and adherence to internal controls, practices, and policies; demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless services.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Masters Degree in Library Science and three years experience in a public library environment.  A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public library administration; 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 municipal code, policies and procedures.
    • Ability to:  Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and customers.
    • Skills in: Performing a wide variety of technical library support functions; developing, coordinating and conducting library programs and activities; 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.

    PHYSICAL WORK

    • Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues.  
    • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services. 
    • Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies. 
    • Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. 
    • Frequent use of a personal computer.
    • Work is performed in a library & office setting.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    All applications must be submitted via the Las Cruces Careers website.


  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:28 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library Administrator

    Location: Las Cruces, NM

    Job Type: Full-time Regular, exempt

    Department: Quality of Life

    Job Number: C030 07-22 ES

    Salary: $78,756.08 - $113,974.43 Annually

    Closing Date: 8/1/2022 11:59 PM Mountain

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    SUMMARY

    Plans, organizes, and directs the staff and activities of the public Library.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Plans, develops, organizes, implements and manages operations and staff to deliver informational, instructional, and research services to the general public; provides leadership to assure that services are provided in alignment with the City's strategic goals and policies.
    • Meets regularly with staff to review work in progress, discuss and resolve administrative, workload and technical issues, and to prioritize and assign tasks and projects; evaluates and analyzes functions, resources, processes, and procedures to identify issues and recommend changes for improvement; interprets statutes and regulations to provide guidance in developing, implementing, and administering policies and procedures.
    • Manages staff through proper delegation and work supervision to ensure appropriate levels of service and resources; monitors work, evaluates performance, trains, counsels, coaches, and instructs employees in order to meet established goals and objectives; ensures staff adhere to established policies and procedures to remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
    • Develops, evaluates, recommends, and implements goals, objectives, policies and procedures to assure compliance with all laws, policies, and regulations; evaluates and analyzes issues and recommends and implements solutions to meet the needs of the community and assure effective and efficient operations.
    • Develops, manages and monitors financial activities of assigned budgets to ensure compliance and meet performance targets; prepares special and recurring reports; analyzes future needs and forecasts resource requirements to direct, coordinate, and implement various projects and programs.
    • Maintains expertise in library sciences and/or management and monitors trends in library practices to recommend operational and policy improvements; monitors operations and evaluates programs, services, and activities to assure they are meeting the needs of customers, and to identify and resolve issues.
    • Represents the Library to internal and external customers, including elected officials, groups, and agencies; explains and interprets programs, policies, and activities and negotiates and resolves sensitive and significant issues within the scope of authority; coordinates services and programs with various regional organizations, community groups, and agencies; develops recommendations, summarizes issues, and makes presentations to various councils, boards, groups, and agencies to promote strategic initiatives and meet established objectives.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Masters Degree in Library Science, Library and Resource Management, Library and Information Science, or related field AND five (5) years public library management experience.  Three (3) years of qualifying experience must include supervision of staff.  A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy.
    • Licenses/Certification(s)Certification as a Permanent Professional Librarian in the State of New Mexico is required within ninety (90) days of date of hire.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    • Considerable Knowledge of:  library organizations, procedures, technology, practices and trends; state and Federal resources for Library programs; 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; principles and practices of managing a library collection; program planning and management principles; 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 municipal code, policies and procedures.
    • Ability to: assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; interpret and apply local, state, and federal rules, regulations, standards, policies, practices, and procedures; effectively communicate in verbal and written form to groups and individuals of varied backgrounds; establish and maintain effective and appropriate relationships with city employees and the public; firmly and impartially supervise, coach, counsel, mentor, lead and direct the activities of staff; use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; read, interpret, and consistently apply policies, rules, and regulations; prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations; perform a wide variety of duties and responsibilities timely and with accuracy to meet deadlines and ensure achievement of City goals and objectives.
    • Skills in: using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; reading, interpreting, understanding, and applying policies, procedures, and applicable rules and regulations; assessing needs and developing and implementing effective solutions; researching, analyzing, and synthesizing data,  evaluating alternatives and making logical recommendations based on findings; effectively managing and leading staff and delegating tasks; operating a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; preparing and presenting information in a clear and concise manner; developing, coordinating and conducting library programs and activities; utilizing and evaluating automated library systems and computer equipment; identifying library collection issues and developing suggestions for enhancements; demonstrating effective interpersonal communication skills, building consensus among groups and individuals, and conflict resolution.

    PHYSICAL WORK

    • Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues.  
    • Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services.   
    • Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.
    • Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. 
    • Frequent use of a personal computer.
    • Environmental Factors: work is performed in a library in a standard office environment.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES

    All applications must be submitted via the Las Cruces Careers website.


  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 2:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Library, Web Developer, Sr.

    Department: NMSU Library Systems

    Best Consideration Date: 07/25/2022

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    New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, E. 1130 University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) equity@nmsu.edu.

    NMSU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, O’Loughlin House, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) equity@nmsu.edu. One week advance notice is appreciated.

    NMSU is an EEO/AA Employer. This offer of employment is contingent upon verification of identity and employment eligibility on the Form I-9, as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and the results of a criminal history check.

    COVID-19 Guidelines

    The NMSU system requires all employees to upload proof of COVID-19 vaccination or request an exemption through the Office of Institutional Equity (medical or religious) within three (3) business days of start date. Vaccination card and exemption must be uploaded via the VaxTrax System. NMSU’s COVID-19 vaccination policy is subject to change in order to comply with state and federal mandates and in accordance with the recommendations of public health experts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Web Developer responsibilities: 

    • Act as a web developer for the library’s website. Responsible for design the text layout and establish appropriate content for the pages.
    • Administration of library’s Office 365 SharePoint Sites, Administration of Digital Measures workflows. 
    • Act as a resource for all library staff using Alma providing data retrieval, technical support, system management advisement, interpretation, & training.
    • Develop/maintain webpage content on library’s linux web server, in Cascade, WordPress and SpringShare.
    • Work with faculty/staff to establish appropriate webpage content/layout. Identify needs/create new pages. 
    • Participate in establishing web policies/guidelines; primary contact for enforcement of protocol; provide training.
    • Build and maintain Digital Measures (Watermark Faculty Success) workflows for reporting library faculty, teaching, research and service activities.
    • Create and manage email aliases or distribution lists on the library server or in Office365.
    • Research implementation of accessory modules. Configure/install modules for best use by all depts. 
    • Assist in upgrade planning/implementation. 
    • Install new clients; communicate implications of software changes on policies/procedures. Provide training.
    • Troubleshoot software problems for library staff regarding Alma modules. 
    • Reinstall clients, adjust settings as necessary; contact vendor’s customer support team when needed. 
    • Investigate supplemental software & peripherals.
    • Participate on library & university committees. 
    • Assist with software & hardware problems
    • Monitor Alma Digest routinely (e-mail updates) to keep abreast of software enhancements.
    Communications responsibilities
    • Responsible for supporting marketing/communications related needs of a designated unit or department. 
    • Writes and/or edits marketing and promotional materials such as newsletters, press releases, letters, brochures, flyers, and other documents. 
    • May plan, coordinate, promote, maintain and evaluate special events, programs and projects sponsored by the NMSU Library.
    • Participates in the overall planning, development and execution of communication strategies at a local, regional and/or national basis for the NMSU Library. 
    • Plans and carries out communications and public relations activities, as appropriate. 
    • May represent the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees and task forces; promotes existing and new programs. 
    • Participates and/or plans and establishes goals and objectives for Library meetings, conferences, and/or events, with respect to budgets, speakers, facilities, technology, equipment, logistical requirements and other related issues. 
    • Performs miscellaneous job duties, as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of current and emerging multi-media and/or web site development software. 
    • Knowledge of web site architecture. 
    • Knowledge of web standards and protocols including usability and accessibility standards.
    • Skill in web site development and/or design including database development and interface and navigation tool design. 
    • Skill in researching and using new web site development/design software. 
    • Skill in designing or developing usable and accessible web sites and/or original graphics. 
    • Skill in providing consultation regarding web site design/development projects.
    • Ability to work with diverse team members/users. 
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
    • Five (5) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
    • Light physical effort. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
    • Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. Please apply through the NMSU website.


  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 2:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Access Services, Library Specialist

    Department: NMSU Library Access Services

    Salary: $15.00 (hourly rate)

    Best Consideration Date: 07/31/2022

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    New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, E. 1130 University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) equity@nmsu.edu.

    NMSU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, O’Loughlin House, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) equity@nmsu.edu. One week advance notice is appreciated.

    NMSU is an EEO/AA Employer. This offer of employment is contingent upon verification of identity and employment eligibility on the Form I-9, as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and the results of a criminal history check.

    COVID-19 Guidelines

    The NMSU system requires all employees to upload proof of COVID-19 vaccination or request an exemption through the Office of Institutional Equity (medical or religious) within three (3) business days of start date. Vaccination card and exemption must be uploaded via the VaxTrax System. NMSU’s COVID-19 vaccination policy is subject to change in order to comply with state and federal mandates and in accordance with the recommendations of public health experts.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Under minimal supervision, provides assistance as required by library services to meet the informational, educational, and research-related needs of patrons. May performs paraprofessional level technical, public, and access services.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides guidance and assistance to patrons regarding general and specific information about the library and library resources. 
    • With minimal supervision, performs and/or oversees routine to moderately complex database tasks, utilizing automated database systems, to include materials check-in, circulation, searching, ordering of materials, and/or copy cataloging. 
    • Provides assistance to higher level staff and librarians with reference services, using proficiency in specialized indexes, reference sources, and on-line databases; may perform reference services with backup assistance. 
    • Performs specialized library tasks, including copy cataloging without review or original cataloging with review, processing of non-traditional materials (such as manuscripts and archival materials) without review, and handling of routine and complex invoices and orders, using specialized databases. 
    • Implements and communicates policies pertaining to services, operations, and activities; resolves complex departmental problems, and develops and implements operational procedures. Initiates and assists with collection maintenance activities and projects including electronic collections. 
    • Trains lower graded staff and/or student employees. 
    • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. 
    • Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology.
    • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment. 
    • Skill in the use of relevant automated library systems. 
    • Skill in the use of library resources.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 
    • Ability to analyze and solve problems. 
    • Ability to provide training to staff and/or student employees. 
    • Ability to perform a variety of specialized library tasks. 
    • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • High School diploma or GED certificate.
    • Five (5) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
    • Completion of a post-secondary degree or certificate may substitute for years of experience.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Prior library public service experience. 
    • Skill in the use of MS Office programs and using a Windows-based operating environment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
    • Light physical effort. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
    • Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    The electronic application is the official document that will be used to qualify applicants. Paper/email documents will not be accepted. Required documents must be attached to this application. Please apply through the NMSU website.

  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Librarian - Technical Services

    Department: Library - Main

    Employment Type: Full-Time Staff w/ Benefits

    Salary: $42,000

    Best Consideration Date: Until Filled

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Manages, supervises, and evaluates the technical services within the Miller.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manages the Library’s Technical Services unit that includes cataloging, book /serial acquisitions, and electronic resources. Develops workflow for Technical Services operations. Collaborates with System Librarian to assure timely discovery and access to information resources in all formats.
    • Manages, reviews and tracks expenditures in Technical Services fund accounts for information resources (book/serial acquisitions, Government Documents, databases, curriculum materials, archives/special collections, multimedia/electronic resources), equipment, and supplies Compiles, prepares, and maintains budget invoices and records.
    • Establishes relationships with vendors and oversees ordering, licensing, encumbrances, and budget. Provides leadership in the management and procurement of electronic resources. Works with vendors to maintain accounts, orders, and processing instructions. Sets up trials and obtains pricing and licensing information for review by the library management team.
    • Follows University and state mandated guidelines for the acquisition and withdrawal/disposal of library materials, such as serials, books, maps, microfilm, and library media.
    • Collaborates with the library team to ensure that the quality of Technical Services operations meet the bibliographic and access needs of the culturally diverse patrons and library stakeholders.
    • Regularly participates in Reference Desk shifts by providing general and specialized reference assistance to library patrons. Serves as an expert resource for Technical Services.
    • Participates in library and WNMU committees. Assists in the occasional planning and implementing of successful Special Events program hosted by the Miller Library.
    • Provides a broad range of administrative and supervisory functions. Supervises assigned staff in accordance with WNMU personnel practices including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, guidance, etc. Participates in the process of ongoing personal and professional development. Maintains comprehensive communication among all contacts (internal and external). Models professional standards and ethics in accordance with WNMU philosophy.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge of library acquisitions for serial subscriptions and government documents. 
    • Knowledge of general bookkeeping and budget management principles and practices. 
    • Knowledge of library circulation principles and practices. 
    • Knowledge of advanced word-processing, spreadsheet, and database software applications. 
    • Knowledge of the principles, practices, techniques, and methods of library science, cataloging and classification systems. 
    • Knowledge of standard cataloging and classification tools for descriptive cataloging, including rules of description (AACR2, LCSH, and RDA), classification and subject headings. 
    • Proficiency in searching OCLC database, identifying MARC bibliographic and authority records of high quality, importing, and modifying MARC records. 
    • Comfortable in performing repetitive tasks that require attention to detail. 
    • Skill in providing instruction in research methods and library resources.
    • Skills in customer service principles and practices. 
    • Skill in working in an environment subject to constant interruptions, frequent exposure to contagious and infectious diseases, and frequently changing priorities. 
    • Skill in following oral and written instructions. 
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with university staff, faculty, students, community patrons, and other library personnel. 
    • Skill in maintaining confidential records and files. 
    • Must be knowledgeable of University policies and procedures. 
    • Must be able to handle multiple deadlines and maintain accuracy. 
    • Must be sensitive to cultural differences within the University and community. 
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of library experience required. Master’s degree in Library Science or related field with 2 years of experience preferred.  Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • Normal library environment. 
    • May be required to lift normal office equipment, books, and materials. 
    • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. 
    • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
    • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. 
    • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing, and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
    • May be required to work additional hours or days depending on circumstances.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the Western New Mexico University careers website. Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Questions: call 575-538-6328 or email employment@wnmu.edu.


  • Wednesday, July 06, 2022 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Librarian - System & Digital Resources

    Department: Library - Main

    Employment Type: Full-Time Staff w/Benefits

    Salary: $42,000

    Best Consideration Date: Until filled

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Responsible for leadership in providing high-quality, robust integrated library systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources. Responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and advancement of digital projects and collections.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serves as the administrator for the library's integrated system and as Library website manager. Works with Library leadership team to ensure that search, discovery, and delivery services of the library system and the useability of the library website meet and anticipate patron needs.
    • Assists with training, oversight, and guidance to library staff regarding ILS functionality and digital resources available in the Miller Library. Ensures efficient interactive user engagement with library content. Investigates and promotes new methods and tools for discovering digital content.
    • Regularly participates in Reference Desk shifts by providing general and specialized reference assistance to library patrons. Assists in the development and delivery of new services made possible by emerging technologies.  This includes but is not limited to reference services, library instruction, self-paced tutorials, circulation, e-reserves and interlibrary loan.
    • Works closely with Technical Services personnel to ensure that ILS are optimized for acquisitions, cataloging/metadata, and e-resource management operations. Assists in working with vendors of e-format materials.
    • Serves as the liaison between Miller Library and WNMU’s IT Department.  Coordinates new software releases and evaluates the functionality of option systems features
    • Investigates, recommends, implements, and troubleshoots APIs and other integrations for the purpose of expediting the quality of work within library departments and the user experience with library resources to assure compatibility with library systems and adherence to Copyright Compliance.
    • Participates in library and WNMU committees. Assists in the occasional planning and implementing of successful Special Events program hosted by the Miller Library.
    • Provides a broad range of administrative and supervisory functions. Supervises assigned staff in accordance with WNMU personnel practices including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, guidance, etc. Participates in the process of ongoing personal and professional development. Maintains comprehensive communication among all contacts (internal and external). Models professional standards and ethics in accordance with WNMU philosophy.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Knowledge using of current national cataloging/metadata content and structural standards (AACR2rev, RDA, etc.), Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification, MARC formats, OCLC cataloging procedures, and ability to apply non-MARC metadata schema. 
    • Knowledge using subject analysis and classification systems. 
    • Knowledge using integrated library systems (ILS) and library services platforms (LSP), with an emphasis on Ex Libris products Alma and Primo. 
    • Knowledge of Western New Mexico University’s mission, goals and objectives for student educational opportunities. 
    • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. 
    • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community including staff, faculty, students, and public patrons. 
    • Skill in operating a variety of library equipment, including microfiche/microfilm readers and printers, photocopiers, computerized catalog systems, networked computers and printers, barcode scanners, label printers, and audio-visual equipment. 
    • Skill in maintaining confidential records and files. 
    • Must be knowledgeable of University policies and procedures. 
    • Must be able to handle multiple deadlines and maintain accuracy. 
    • Must be sensitive to cultural differences within the University and community.
    • Fluent in Microsoft Office Applications.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of library experience required. Master’s degree in Library Science or related field with 2 years of experience preferred.  Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.
    • Western New Mexico University is a state funded University. As such, all position are dependent on state appropriations and available funding sources.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT

    • Normal library environment. May be required to lift normal office equipment, books, and materials. 
    • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. 
    • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
    • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. 
    • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing, and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
    • May be required to work additional hours or days depending on circumstances.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the Western New Mexico University careers websiteRequired Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Questions: call 575-538-6328 or email employment@wnmu.edu.
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Librarian

    Department: Santa Fe Public Library - Southside Branch

    Code: 507-2

    Salary: HOURLY RATE RANGE: $21.54-$32.32 

    Best Consideration Date: 07/03/2022 

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    POSITION SUMMARY

    Hiring a full time Librarian for Adult Services at Southside Branch.

    • Provides assistance to library patrons in various sections of the library.
    •  Provides library services to all patrons to assist them in their recreational, informational, research, and education needs. 
    • May assist in the development and implementation of special library section programs including selection of materials, publicity, scheduling, events, etc

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

    All applications must be submitted on the City of Santa Fe Website.

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