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Doña Ana Community College - Las Cruces, NM - Web Services Librarian

Thursday, June 13, 2024 9:46 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Web Services Librarian
  • Doña Ana Community College
  •  Staff
  • Full-time
  •  Closing at: Jul 11 2024 at 23:55 MDT

Position Title: Web Services Librarian

Employee Classification: CC Librarian,III

College/Division: DACC Dona Ana CC

Department: 940760-DACC LIBRARY

Internal or External Search: External - Open to all applicants

Location: Doña Ana Community College

Target Hourly/Salary Rate:  $ 43,909 - $ 54,885 commensurate with qualifications.

Appointment Full-time Equivalency:  1.0

Exempt or Non-Exempt:  Exempt

Summary:  DACC Library seeks a full-time Librarian to serve at the East Mesa campus. New MLS/MLIS graduates and candidates currently enrolled in an accredited library science masters’ program are encouraged to apply!

Classification Summary: Manages one or more aspects of a library program area such as; public, technical, or access services. Accountable for quality, innovation and creative use of available resources in support of operations.

Classification Standard Duties: Responsible for fund development through grant writing, annual appeals, planned giving, memorial programs, requests to municipalities, legislators and community service organizations. Directs and supervises the expenditure of library funds. Seeks to improve library services and collections in a fiscally responsible way. Pursues additional financial support for the library on a local, state and national level. Recommends, plans and implements library services and necessary changes in those services to keep current with needs and demands of the community. Evaluates the effectiveness of library services in relation to the needs of the community. Recommends and administers materials buying policies of the library. Prepares regular reports on current progress and future needs. Makes public appearances on behalf of the library; gives tours of the building when appropriate. Cooperates with other libraries to make effective use of funds and develop services. Takes responsibility for collection development and acquisitions, including weeding the collection. Administers various programs of the library. Makes selections of books for these programs. Keeps informed of academic and technological developments in the profession; attends professional meetings and conferences. Knows local, state and national laws that affect libraries and plays an active role in initiating and supporting beneficial library legislation. Attends meetings and workshops, local, county, state and national, necessary to the efficient, informed functioning of the library. All other duties as assigned.

Required Education: Master's degree in a related field.

Required Experience: None

Equivalency: Bachelor’s Degree and Two (2) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.

Knowledge: Knowledge of emerging technologies and their application to libraries is essential. Knowledge of and experience with excellent customer service skills is vital. Comprehensive knowledge of public library operations, aims and services.

Skills: Good communication skills, creative thinking, and talent for organization.

Abilities: Ability to meet people easily, to motivate others, and to work effectively with library staff and boards.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design, develop, and maintain the library website using the library and college’s content management systems (Springhare and Cascade).
• Lead ongoing usability testing on the library website. Work with library management, students, faculty and other stakeholders to coordinate and administer tests, analyze feedback, incorporate changes to the library website and communicate results. Ensure the library's web-based content adheres to web accessibility standards.
• Assist with or administer online databases, associated middleware (EZ Proxy, Alma, Primo, SpringShare, Cascade, Canvas, etc.), and social media accounts.
• Troubleshoot and resolve complex connectivity issues: authentication, database and e-journal changes, subscription platform changes, network and IP issues, etc. Work with college ITS, NMSU library and NMSU ITS staff, and vendor technical support as appropriate.
• Support online discovery of library resources via the integrated library system (ILS) and associated products. Activities may include service configurations, integrations, migrations, upgrades, enhancements or other fixes; day to day management, maintenance, troubleshooting and user support.
• Recommend new technology applications; lead and manage implementation.
• Perform assessment of library technologies and web services.
• Maintain working knowledge of library and web technology, best practices, and proficiency in maintaining library systems.
• Teach library instruction sessions, create user guides, embed library content in lms systems, and create instructional videos and tutorials as needed.
• Serve on college and library committees as appropriate.
• Develops and maintains professional skills by participating in continuing education and professional development activities such as conferences, workshops, and committee work with professional library organizations.
• Provide research assistance in all disciplines at the reference desk and online via chat/text/email; may include evening and weekend hours.
• Participate as a collection development selector for assigned subject areas
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ALA accredited MLS or MLIS or currently enrolled in a library science masters’ degree program with a minimum of 9 hours of coursework completed
  • Some knowledge of metadata scheme such as MARC
  • Experience with the SpringShare platform and web-authoring languages
  • Experience working with outside parties such as vendors and Information Technology Services.
  • Knowledge of integrated library systems (Ex Libris Alma/Primo).
  • Some experience in library instruction.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships with faculty, students and library colleagues.
  • Flexibility and ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated learner with ability to work independently as well as in groups.
  • Ability and commitment to serve a diverse, multicultural student body in a student-centered setting.
  • Must be able to respect, support, and contribute to the College’s and Library's mission.

Department Contact:  McKenna Garcia, 575-527-7550,

Bargaining Unit Eligibility: This is NOT a bargaining unit position with American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Standard Work Schedule: Standard (M-F, 8-5)

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

Environment: Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

Physical Effort: No or very limited physical effort required.

Lifting Requirements: Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking.

Risk: No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Recruitment Summary: We are New Mexico’s land-grant institution and a comprehensive research university dedicated to teaching, research public service and outreach at all levels. NMSU is a welcoming community of talented faculty, staff and students who are working together to make a difference. We are a NASA Space Grant College, a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI), a minority-serving institution (MSI) and home to the first Honors College in New Mexico. We offer an accessible education that shapes bright futures. 

NMSU provides learning opportunities to a diverse population of students and community members at four campuses, Cooperative Extension offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, 12 research and science centers, and through distance education.

Doña Ana Community CollegeFounded in 1973 in collaboration with local school districts to support occupational education, DACC is now a leading community college that provides transformative educational opportunities that meet the workforce needs of Doña Ana County. With a focus on access, innovation and excellence, DACC offers over ninety degrees and certificates, adult education, specialized workforce training, and small business assistance. 

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