New Mexico Library Association

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  • Wednesday, January 12, 2022 9:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CLASS CODE:                   800090

    DEPARTMENT:               Cultural Services

    DIVISION:                         CS-Library-City Svcs

    BARGAINING UNIT: No Union

    REQUISITION #:       2200467 (Re-opened)

    SALARY:                              $27.96 - $33.79 Hourly

    $2,236.80 - $2,703.20 Biweekly

    $4,846.40 - $5,856.93 Monthly

    $58,156.80 - $70,283.20 Annually

    OPENING DATE:          11/08/21

    CLOSING DATE:          01/18/22       11:59 PM

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Direct, manage, supervise and coordinate assigned operations and/or public services of a large branch library, programs or units; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Director, Library.

    Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and

    Four (4) years of managerial experience in an academic, public, bookstore or special library; and

    To include three (3) years of supervisory experience.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE:

    Principles and practices of library management, program development and administration Operational characteristics, services and activities of a cataloging program

    Principles and practices of effective and efficient patron services

    Principles and practices of materials collection, replacement and de-selection Local, regional and national information resources and retrieval systems

    Principles and practices of library circulation, reference, adult services and children's programs

    Principles and practices of supervision, training, performance evaluation and selection of staff

    Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration Principles of business letter writing and report preparation

    Principles and practices of modern computer operations Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations

    PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    Oversee and participate in the management of the operations, services and activities of a library or a library program

    Plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the work of lower level staff

    Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff

    Oversee the implementation of support services at the library

    Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives and procedures

    Interpret, explain and enforce City policies pertaining to library operation and function

    Operate a variety of library and office equipment in a safe and effective manner

    Perform analysis of patron service operations and recommend modifications, analyze problems and identify alternative solutions

    Plan and prepare future library services

    Prepare and administer a large and complex budget

    Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports

    Respond to requests and inquiries from department personnel

    Understand and follow oral and written instructions

    Work independently in the absence of supervision Maintain the confidentiality of the information received Communicate clearly and concisely

    Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT


  • Monday, December 20, 2021 3:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Apply through the Los Alamos County website https://www.losalamosnm.us/ https://www.losalamosnm.us/or call Human Resources at 505-663-1849 and speak to Colleen Garcia for more information.

    Full announcement here 

  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:20 AM | Anonymous

    Branigan Library is currently recruiting a Librarian (Adult Services). For more information and to apply: 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lascruces/jobs/3345229/librarian-adult-services

  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:17 AM | Anonymous

    The New Mexico Supreme Court Law Library is recruiting for a full-time Law Librarian 1. For more information about the position and to apply visit https://www.nmcourts.gov/careers/.  To learn about our Law Library and take a virtual tour visit https://lawlibrary.nmcourts.gov/tours/.

    Law Librarian 1_Job Listing_For Distribution.pdf

  • Tuesday, December 07, 2021 1:34 PM | Anonymous

    The New Mexico Library Association Board is seeking an Administrative Assistant to manage the administrative affairs of the Association. Please send a one page cover letter of interest, resume and 3 references by email to: Dean P. Smith President New Mexico Library Association president@nmla.org

    Administrative Assistant New Mexico Library Association Qualifications:

    ● Familiarity with general office practices and procedures, either through formal training or equivalent experience.

    ● Computer literate, with demonstrated proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet programs, and Zoom platform.

    ● Strong customer service skills required.

    ● Must possess good organizational skills, good interpersonal skills and maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

    ● Previous work experience in a library preferred but not required.

    ● Familiarity with Wild Apricot and/or other financial/bookkeeping software preferred

    ● Applicant must be bondable.

    ● This position is for an independent contractor who must use their own equipment and supplies to carry out the duties of the position.

    Reports to: NMLA executive Board

    Hours: 10 hours per week, up to 20 hours during annual conference

    Salary: $5000 annually

    Responsibilities: 1. Maintain communication between NMLA members and the board as well as between those associated with NMLA (i.e. vendors, conference presenters), primarily through phone, fax, official NMLA emails, and through Wild Apricot. Employ voice messaging and texting to approximate real time response during business hours. A separate phone line will be answered “New Mexico Library Association”.

    2. Knowledge of social media platforms used by the association to post information in conjunction with the Communications Committee when necessary.

    3. Check mail in PO Box bimonthly, and daily prior to the annual conference.

    4. Route all communications promptly to appropriate persons within NMLA.

    5. Assist treasurer, membership, and committee chairs with board approved tasks.

    6. Attend Executive Board meetings to be knowledgeable about NMLA business.

    7. Keep NMLA webmaster informed on any changes of NMLA documents that are also maintained on the NMLA website.

    8. Assist Members-At-Large with mini-conference arrangements, if scheduled; e.g. registrations and communication with members and vendors.

    9. Maintain a current list of active and potential library-related vendors and their contact information. Communicate with vendors and solicit vendor registrations and support prior to conferences.

    10. Assist conference chairs with duties and tasks associated with the conferences; e.g., pre-conference registration, Zoom meeting moderation, exhibitor relations, collection and deposit of booth fees into NMLA accounts, forwarding paperwork to proper individuals, ensuring exhibitor’s legal requirements and logistical needs are met.

    11. Conference on-site management services include liaison with venue operators, exhibitors, and the NMLA officers, members, and attendees.

    12. Other duties as assigned by the NMLA Board

    Administrative Assistant Job Description.pdf

  • Wednesday, November 17, 2021 10:44 AM | Anonymous

    SALARY: $11.57/Hour

    HOURS: Primarily evenings and weekends

    OPENING DATE: 11/16/21

    CLOSING DATE: 11/30/21 11:59 PM

    NATURE OF WORK: Performs administrative office support activities and provides customer service in the functional areas of circulation, collection and cataloging in the public library.

    Environmental Factors: Work is performed in a library and office setting.

    Physical Factors: Light physical demands; mostly desk work. Must be able to lift and carry up to twenty (20) pounds of books and push a loaded book cart up and down ramps. Frequent use of a personal computer.

    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 policies. FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Interacts with customers, responds to inquiries, issues of concern, and requests for information, or explanation regarding services, processes, and procedures such as the return of library materials, use of computers and location and retrieval of information, to provide the appropriate level of assistance and response. • Updates and maintains information, records, systems, notices, and databases in various formats and mediums; processes library materials; assists with preparation and implementation of library programs; provides routine care and maintenance of library equipment as needed and directed to meet established goals. • Receives, processes, and handles library materials for collection; retrieves items from book drops in a timely and consistent manner to accurately shelve materials within the appropriate area(s); affixes barcodes, security strips, spine labels, genre labels, and bookplates in accordance with established processes and procedures; repairs and replaces book jackets and performs minor repairs of materials; charges and discharges library materials at circulation points to provide appropriate levels of service and support. • Collects fines using prescribed systems and methods; performs cashiering and cash handling functions to include receives cash, performs daily reconciliation, makes bank deposits, and maintains petty cash fund in accordance with City policy and procedures. • Performs a variety research and support activities and assists with special projects as required; prepares and presents various special and recurring reports and forms to provide accurate and timely information.

    DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry level in the Library Assistant job series, as such employees at this level perform support duties and provide library customer services utilizing appropriate skills. As experience is gained, there is greater independence of action within established guidelines.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to a high school diploma plus one (1) year of customer service experience. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) are desirable.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: Dewey Decimal System of classification, machine readable cataloging (MARC) tagging, library cataloging conventions, and Library of Congress Subject Headings; principles, techniques and practices of effective and respectful customer service; current office practices and procedures; occupational and environmental safety and health hazards, and safety practices; principles and practices of safe cash handling techniques; appropriate business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; business and personal computers, related software applications, and report generation; records management principles and record keeping practices; City organization, operations, policies and procedures to effectively perform the required functions and duties of the position.

    Ability to: assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands to meet critical deadlines and provide timely and effective customer service; read, communicate, and comply with policies, procedures, rules, and regulations governing related activities, programs, and functions; effectively operate an automated library circulation system; communicate appropriately, clearly, and concisely verbally and in written form; research and compile applicable information and maintain accurate records; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and the public; make accurate arithmetic calculations; operate standard office equipment and timely and accurately enter data using a personal computer with basic and specialized software applications; prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings; review documents and extract relevant information; use initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines to successfully meet established goals and objectives.

    Skills in: using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; reading, understanding, and applying policies, procedures, and applicable rules and regulations; applying correct English usage, grammar, spelling and punctuation; performing mathematical calculations; effectively communicating information and responding to questions from the public and employees; operating various office tools and equipment and a personal computer with installed generic and specialized software; conducting research, updating information, and maintaining records and files in various mediums and formats; reviewing and verifying data, calculations, and documentation; maintaining accurate and timely records; preparing and presenting information in a clear and concise manner; demonstrating effective interpersonal communication skills.  

    To apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lascruces?keywords=library

    Library Assistant.pdf

  • Wednesday, November 10, 2021 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    See website for details: www.cityofelcentro.org.

    The City may conduct job-related assessment testing, medical/physical

    evaluations and pre-employment drug screening. EEO/ADA



  • Tuesday, November 09, 2021 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CLASS CODE: 800090

    DEPARTMENT: Cultural Services

    DIVISION: CS-Library-City Svcs

    BARGAINING UNIT: No Union

    REQUISITION #: 2200467

    SALARY: $27.96 - $33.79 Hourly

    $2,236.80 - $2,703.20 Biweekly

    $4,846.40 - $5,856.93 Monthly

    $58,156.80 - $70,283.20 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 11/08/21

    CLOSING DATE: 11/23/21 11:59 PM

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Direct, manage, supervise and coordinate assigned operations and/or public services of one or more library facilities, programs or units; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Director, Library.

    Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

    MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and

    Four (4) years of managerial experience in an academic, public, bookstore or special library; and

    To include three (3) years of supervisory experience.

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire. Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within 6 months from date of hire.

    PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE:

    Principles and practices of library management, program development and administration Operational characteristics, services and activities of a cataloging program

    Principles and practices of effective and efficient patron services

    Principles and practices of materials collection, replacement and de-selection Local, regional and national information resources and retrieval systems

    Principles and practices of library circulation, reference, adult services and children's programs

    Principles and practices of supervision, training, performance evaluation and selection of staff

    Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration Principles of business letter writing and report preparation

    Principles and practices of modern computer operations Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations

    PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    Oversee and participate in the management of the operations, services and activities of a library or a library program

    Plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the work of lower level staff Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff

    Oversee the implementation of support services at the library

    Participate in the development and administration of goals, objectives and procedures Interpret, explain and enforce City policies pertaining to library operation and function Operate a variety of library and office equipment in a safe and effective manner Perform analysis of patron service operations and recommend modifications, analyze problems and identify alternative solutions

    Plan and prepare future library services

    Prepare and administer a large and complex budget

    Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports Respond to requests and inquiries from department personnel Understand and follow oral and written instructions

    Work independently in the absence of supervision Maintain the confidentiality of the information received Communicate clearly and concisely

    Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://CABQ.GOV

    400 Marquette N.W.

    Albuquerque, NM 87103

    505 768-3700

  • Monday, November 08, 2021 11:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title: LIS2

    Status: Open Until Filled

    For Best Consideration Date: November 12, 2021

    Posting #: req17987

    Contact: Amy Mullins, Search Coordinator, Avance1@unm.edu

    Link to Posting: https://unm.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/18/home/requisition/17987?c=unm


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