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Librarian: Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library - Albuquerque, NM

Thursday, January 19, 2023 1:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Note: The Albuquerque/Bernalillo County Library is hiring for 2 Librarian positions and both close on February 1, 2023. The positions have separate requisition numbers, 2300940 and 2300938, and each requisition requires its own application.

Position Title: Librarian

Department: Arts & Culture

Employment Type: Full-Time

Salary: $51,438.40 - $56,763.20 Annually

Best Consideration Date: 02/01/2023

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Perform a wide variety of professional library work within an assigned area of library operations including acquiring, cataloging and circulating material for a specific function of the library; provide a wide variety of public services to library patrons including reference services, web services, circulation and research activities; maintain library collection including the cataloging of books, films, records and other materials; and participate in various special programs including children's programs, youth programs or library educational programs; may supervise, plan and coordinate the operations and activities of an assigned branch library or unit. May perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. 


Preferred Knowledge

  • Operational characteristics of a public library
  • Principles and practices of library science
  • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping
  • Methods and techniques for conducting automated library reference and bibliographic searches
  • Principles and practices of providing quality library patron services
  • Assigned library services and functions
  • Practices and techniques of library material classification and cataloging
  • Principles and practices of a collection department
  • Methods and techniques of creating, updating, and maintaining web pages and on-line services
Preferred Skills & Abilities
  • Provide a wide variety of public services to library patrons
  • Assist patrons in locating library information
  • Develop and conduct a search strategy
  • Perform library circulation, cataloging and reference duties
  • Perform library acquisition, cataloging and circulation duties
  • Perform library duties related to web design and digital resources
  • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
  • Communicate clearly and concisely
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation


  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and Two (2) years of experience in an academic, public, school, special library, bookstore environment or information services field.
  • 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 six (6) months from date of hire.


All applications must be submitted on the City of Albuquerque careers website.

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