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Library Assistant: New Mexico History Museum - Santa Fe, NM

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

Position Title: Library Assistant

Department: Fray Angélico Chávez History Library

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

Salary: $20/hr

Best Consideration Date: May 20th, 2022

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 Candidates must be able to carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds and work around historical documents.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


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


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


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

"New Mexico Library  Association" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 26074, Albuquerque, NM 87125

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