New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians


  • Friday, March 10, 2023 8:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Research, Outreach, and Engagement Librarian (Librarian Professional 2/3)

    Department: SRO-RL/Research Library

    Location: This position will be located in Los Alamos, NM.

    Salary: Library Professional 2 ($72,800 - $115,500) | Library Professional 3 ($87,200 - $142,500)

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    This position will be filled at either the Library Professional 2/3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

    The LANL Research Library (RL) seeks an experienced, collaborative, forward-thinking Research, Outreach, and Engagement (ROE) Librarian (Library Professional 2/3) to join our team.

    The Research, Outreach, and Engagement Librarian will be an innovative librarian who will be instrumental in leading and developing our specialized research services, outreach and engagement with LANL researchers and staff, and build partnerships across the LANL, NNSA, and DOE complex.

    This position will be within Research Services & Resource Discovery (RSRD). RSRD consists of eleven professional librarians, with areas including research support, digitization, collections management, acquisitions, licensing, data management, and research impact/bibliometrics. Librarians serve as specialists and liaisons to the core LANL research subject areas of Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Nuclear, Earth, and Life Sciences.

    Like LANL Research Library as a whole, the overall mission of RSRD is to amplify the Laboratory's mission-driven research by enabling LANL researchers to learn powerful skills and access expertise and scholarly information, developing new methods for managing data and information, and connecting researchers with colleagues and the broader scientific ecosystem.

    RSRD specifically fulfills this mission by (1) enabling access, discovery, dissemination, and use of licensed research resources, both current and historical (2) fostering connections and life-long learning, and (3) providing an inclusive and equitable environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and collaboration, and respects diversity of thought, perspective, experience, and people.

    The Research, Outreach, and Engagement Librarian will join a diverse and experienced group of nearly 30 technical specialists, library professionals, software developers, project managers, system administrators, and computer scientists. The Research Library leads in its contributions to open standards in the digital library and scholarly communications communities, and we are likewise engaged participants in the research library and special science library communities of practice. The successful candidate is a versatile individual who works collaboratively, embraces learning, and has a strong user focus in an Agile way. Lifelong learning is a core value and professional development activities are well supported.

    Library Professional 2 ($72,800 - $115,500)

    • Provide leadership as appropriate, whether as a Product Owner for Library user services, committee/team chair, student worker or peer mentor, and/or staff supervisor.
    • Work with the Library's subject liaisons and acquisitions & licensing librarians to ensure that library collections meet customer needs.
    • Participate in the Research Library's portfolio management process, collaborating with other team leads and RL Leadership to make decisions regarding our projects and service investments.
    • Actively build relationships and collaborations with LANL groups, divisions, as well as agencies, such as NNSA and DOE, and Federally Funded Research & Development Centers (FFRDCs).
    • Conduct and guide development of workshops, online instruction tools, video tutorials and other resources. and outreach activities.
    Library Professional 3 ($87,200 - $142,500)

    In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will:
    • Provide programmatic leadership and vision for adapting and expanding upon research services offered by the Research Library, such as competitive intelligence reports, research impact/bibliometric services, and data management consultations.
    • Actively participate in professional activities at a local, regional, national, and international level.



    • Ability to participate in, and/or lead, working groups, teams, and/or committees.
    Research Services Delivery
    • Ability to adapt and expand research services to meet the diverse needs of a multidisciplinary research institution, including the needs of technical staff, engineers, theoretical and applied scientists, craft workers, as well as professional and executive staff. Experience conducting and assessing complex research assistance, including in-depth literature and resource searching and knowledge of key science resources.
    Project Management
    • Ability to manage projects, engage stakeholders, communicate progress, delegate responsibilities, and adjust plans as appropriate. Willingness to adapt Agile methodologies.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Ability to build and maintain collaborative and productive relationships.
    Communications and Marketing
    • Experience in the development of online instruction tools, video tutorials, and outreach activities. Strong presentation skills.
    Scholarly Communication
    • Knowledge of scholarly communications services, such as research impact, open source and hosted data repositories, authors' rights and copyright management, data management, or publishing support.
    User Experience and Assessment of User Services
    • Knowledge of assessment methods and tools to conduct quality assurance on library services, resources, and interfaces.
    Additional Job Requirements for Library Professional 3

    Leadership & Management
    • Experience leading, managing, supervising and coaching a team. Experience with hiring, onboarding, training, setting goals and objectives, evaluating performance, and coaching employees. Ability to lead organizational change.
    Research Services Delivery
    • Experience adapting and transforming research services. Experience investigating new and emerging technological solutions. Experience supporting scholarly communications activities.
    Project Management
    • Experience effectively managing projects, engaging stakeholders, communicating progress, delegating responsibilities, and adjusting plans as appropriate. Proven experience prioritizing, meeting deadlines, and seeing projects through to completion.
    • Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues, stakeholder partners, and customers.
    Communications and Marketing
    • Experience providing and developing instruction/workshop programs.
    Scholarly Communication
    • Experience providing a variety of scholarly communications services.
    User Experience and Assessment of User Services
    • Experience using assessment methods and tools to conduct quality assurance on library services, resources, and interfaces.
    Education/Experience at lower level:
    • Position requires a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association and five years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience.
    Education/Experience at higher level:
    • Position requires a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association and eight years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Librarianship
    • Educational background or experience in a STEM-related discipline, in one of the major areas of research in the scope of the Laboratory. Knowledge of the challenges and opportunities surrounding open science, scholarly publishing, and communications in STEM fields.

    Along with your resume, please include a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications. Applications can be submitted on the LANL Website.

    Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

  • Thursday, March 09, 2023 10:54 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Library Info Specialist 3

    Department: The College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CULLS) - Access Services

    Type: Staff - Full-Time

    Salary: $3165.07 - $4423.47 (Monthly)

    Best Consideration Date: MARCH 20, 2023

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    The College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CULLS) seeks a position for the role of Library Information Specialist 3. The successful candidate will provide excellent customer, circulation and reference services, along with facility oversight to ensure a safe and productive learning environment.  Incumbents will bring library experience and skills, a proven ability to work effectively in a team environment, and interest in learning new skills.

    The successful candidate will join Access Services, the team that helps UNM and community library users access information by providing services across multiple library buildings and online in the areas of: circulation, resource sharing (Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery), technology lending, course reserves, information and research help, and collection maintenance. Within the UL’s main campus buildings, we provide comfortable and dynamic spaces to support individual and collaborative learning. We also offer programming in library spaces to engage our campus and community with information and ideas.

    The position is based in Centennial Science & Engineering Library (CSEL) with an anticipated Monday through Friday schedule, but may provide support for services in other library locations including evening and/or weekend hours. CSEL supports the teaching and research programs of the University with a focus on life sciences, physical sciences, and engineering. The Library is home to the Map and Geographic Information Center (MAGIC). The Library also supports technology-rich spaces and services, including specialized software for quantitative, qualitative, and spatial research as well as game development, and a virtual reality space. In addition, CSEL is home to UNM’s Math Learning Lab (MαLL), a collaborative learning space supporting mathematics education.

    The incumbent will perform complex and specialized tasks in a fast-paced Public Services setting within University Libraries. They will monitor daily operations and participate in implementing and communicating operating policies and procedures.  They may coordinate, prioritize and oversee the work of lower level staff and/or students. Regular work assignments may involve service and process improvement. As the College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences is in the process of opening a new high-density collection repository, projects involving the library’s physical collections are another priority. Contributing to creating an inclusive environment for all library users is an ongoing responsibility.


    Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

    Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.


    • Experience with circulation and information services in a library setting including services delivered in person, and by other mediums, such as phone, email, chat, text.
    • Experience with library collections maintenance.
    • Experience working independently with building and facilities responsibilities, including safety and security.
    • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of specialized software (SpringShare products, ILS products, ILL products).
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
    • Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse population of students, employees, and community members.


    Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

    Required documents: resume and cover letter. Describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in your cover letter.

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2023 7:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Library Director

    Location: Placitas Community Library

    Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week, exempt position (Work schedule varies depending on the library’s activities, projects or programs)

    Salary: Minimum annual salary will be calculated at 20 hours per week for a salary of $31,300. 15 days of paid leave annually

    Best consideration date: Open Until Filled


    Placitas Community Library (PCL), a 501(c)3 organization, is seeking candidates for the position of Library Director. Placitas is a dynamic community located approximately 25 minutes from Albuquerque and approximately 40 minutes from Santa Fe. PCL is one of the community hubs, providing traditional library services and hosting regular community and social activities. The Library’s activities are sustained by over 100 volunteers and a part time (20 hour per week) Administrator.


    The Library Director serves as the administrative head of PCL and reports directly to the Board of Directors. The Director proposes and ensures implementation of library projects and policies. The Director leads the staff and volunteers in delivery of programs, services and library operations. The Director provides leadership for the continuous improvement of PCL services and outreach to the community.


    • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences from an American Library Association accredited school


    • At least one year experience working in a public library in a managerial position

    • Demonstrated supervisory experience

    • Experience coordinating and managing volunteers

    • Experience developing and implementing budgets

    • Experience working in a collaborative environment

    • Fundraising experience

    • Ability to work with a diverse population
    • Demonstrated leadership, management and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated use of Microsoft Office Suite and web-based platforms


    Position will be open until filled. Email cover letters and detailed resumes to

    Applicant interviews begin on March 27, 2023. Initial interviews for this position will be conducted via Zoom.

  • Thursday, February 23, 2023 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Department: LIBRARY
    Job Status: Full-Time
    Shift: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Days: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
    Hours Per Week: 40
    Rate of Pay: $53,165.00 - $57,533.00

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    The City of Gallup is conducting a search for a MakerSpace Educator & Multimedia Specialist to join our Library, Museum & Theatre Department. This position will serve a pivotal role in economic development and community building because the creative industries are Gallup and McKinley County's largest cottage industry, where at least 25% of residents make a portion of their living through creative outputs. 

    The purpose of the MakerSpace Educator & Multimedia Specialist is to: promote community engagement and provide creative expertise in our MakerSpace, and to coordinate, and promote public programming in the library, museum, and historic theatre. The MakerSpace Educator & Multimedia Specialist also partners with outside organizations and the community for ongoing events and programs in support of Maker activities.

    The MakerSpace Educator & Multimedia Specialist works collaboratively with the entire library team, Exhibition and Public Programming Curator, Theatre Manager, and other City departments. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Library Director and Deputy Director with considerable freedom to assist neighbors in the assigned area. Work requires extensive contact with library staff, library neighbors, community groups, and professional organizations. Required to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends in support of public service hours. Provides excellent customer service demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, ability level or background.


    • Any of the following: Master Degree in Design, Creative Design, Creative Technology and Design, Library and Information Science or a related Design or Studio Arts degree.
    • One (1) year professional experience developing and managing public programming
    • Valid Driver’s License Must meet City’s insurability requirements.

    Other Conditions:

    • Must pass a background check


    • Supervisory experience
    • Experience with audio-editing
    • Experience with video-editing
    • Experience with marketing, public relations, and social media to promote programming
    • Experience in STEAM programming
    • Experience working in a MakerSpace
    • Experience as an inventor


    Please respond accurately to all questions regarding your qualifications for this position. To apply visit the City of Gallup careers website.

  • Saturday, February 18, 2023 3:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Archivist

    Department: Research Collections and Services

    Salary: $25.00 - $28.00 

    Type: Full-Time up to 40 hours per week, Temporary 1-year assignment.

    For best consideration: Until Filled

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    The Archivist is responsible for managing archival collections and institutional records including: accessioning, describing, preserving, creating finding aids for physical and digital materials. Manage and maintain the archive database, archive storage systems and inventories, and security of archival materials. Work collaboratively on the development and maintenance of the records management program. Support archive and library digital imaging activities such as: digitization, item-level descriptions and image cataloging, distribution of digital assets, and rights research.


    Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Archival Collections and Management
      • Process, rehouse, and describe archival collections
      • Work collaboratively to manage archival data in different systems and the archives database
      • Work collaboratively to prepare archival materials for exhibition, including assessment of condition and item-level cataloging in different systems
      • Work in collaboration with staff to oversee volunteers and interns
      • Support preservation of archival material 
    • Digitization
      • Prioritize archival collections and items for digitization
      • Work collaboratively to implement digitization workflows
      • Support digitization efforts to increase public-facing digital assets and metadata
    • Records Management 
      • Assist with tasks and procedures related to the life cycle of institutional records, including transfer of materials to the archives, destruction of materials, and permanent retention in the institutional archives 
    • Special Projects or Additional Duties 
      • Complete special projects or additional duties as assigned, and consistent with the skills, training, level of responsibility and other requirements for this position 
    • 2+ years’ experience working in Archives, library, or records management - Required
    • Master’s Degree in Library, Information, and/or Archival Science, History, Art History, or a related field – Required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in History, Art History, or a related humanities field - Required 
    • Attention to detail and highly organized
    • Self-motivated and performance-driven with ability to work independently and in a team
    • Strong written and oral communication
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
    • Proficient in using technology including databases (such as collections management systems); ability to evaluate and learn new software to support strategies for preserving and cataloging archival materials
    •  Knowledge of current archives standards and best practices, such as DACS, and relevant guidelines pertaining to access and preservation 

    This position is eligible for our full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life Insurance and Short/Long Term Disability, 403b retirement plan with employer match, museum membership, retail store discount, Employee Assistance Program, PTO, Paid Holidays and much more!


    To be considered, please send your resume to:

    The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is an equal-opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment based on such factors as knowledge, education, skill, experience, the ability to perform required activities and availability, and without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, disability or any other legally protected status.

  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023 8:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Assistant Director - Library

    Department: Arts & Culture

    Salary: $36.56 - $38.40 Hourly | $2,924.80 - $3,072.00 Biweekly | $6,337.07 - $6,656.00 Monthly | $76,044.80 - $79,872.00 Annually

    Job Type: Full Time (40 Hours)

    Best Consideration Date: February 17, 2023

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    Assist in the management of various activities and operations within the Library Division which may include, library system management, library branch management, library program coordination, support services, circulation management, fiscal services, technical services, digital services, and the Integrated Library System; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Associate 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.


    Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and Five (5) years of library management experience; and


    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.


    • Operational characteristics, services and activities of a library services program 
    • Principles and practices of library management
    • Principles and practices of library program development and administration 
    • Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration
    • Modern office procedures, methods and equipment including computers and software programs including word processing and database management
    • Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation
    • Principles and procedures of record keeping
    • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation
    • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations


    • Participate in the management of a library program
    • Oversee, direct and coordinate the work of executive, management, professional and lower level staff
    • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
    • Participate in the development and administration of library division goals, objectives and procedures
    • Assist in the preparation and administration of large program budgets
    • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
    • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations 
    • Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public
    • Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing and spreadsheet applications
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work



  • Wednesday, February 08, 2023 7:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Academic Librarian

    Department: Library Services

    Job Type: Regular Full Time - Exempt

    Salary: $46,000-$50,000 DOE/DOQ

    Best Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

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    The Academic Librarian oversees all aspects of library collections, policies and programs in a collaborative environment. The incumbent in this position will work under the direct supervision of the Library Director. Library students enrolled in a Master’s program are encouraged to apply. This is an on-site position and is open until filled. 


    • Oversee and maintain library collections (print and electronic), including ordering, processing, maintenance, and inventory.
    • Assist in monitoring the library budgets through knowledge of the ordering system, tracking purchase requisitions, purchase orders, shipping documents, invoices, and other financial documents approved by the Library Director.
    • Coordinate and process course reserve materials.
    • Manage and facilitate discovery of and accessibility of materials in Special Collections and College Archives.
    • Work collaboratively with the Access Services and Operations Manager to ensure interlibrary loan, shelving, course reserves and other services are provided to patrons in a timely, cordial, efficient, and organized manner.
    • Suggest, coordinate, and facilitate user engagement initiatives geared towards improving user services.
    • Work with the Library Director to perform troubleshooting for electronic resources.
    • Lead instructional sessions for students and academic units.
    • Work with the Library Director and faculty to develop online research guides that support the curriculum as well as resource instruction.
    • Help patrons access information through the use of the online catalog, the library website, library databases, and other search engines.
    • Staff public service desks, provide library orientations, instructional sessions, and reference services as needed.
    • Address and resolve complaints from patrons and/or staff, or forward to the director, as necessary.
    • Maintain library operations in the absence of the director, which may include opening and closing the facility.
    • Assist in maintaining a friendly, and productive environment for learning, studying, and collaboration.
    • Display a willingness to learn new processes.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the director.


    • Prior library-related experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject, or a Master’s degree in any subject.
    • Experience working with databases; especially OCLC and EBSCO.
    • Strong customer relations and interpersonal skills.

    • Masters in Library Science degree.
    • Familiarity with an integrated library system.
    • Familiarity with Electronic Resource Management.
    • Experience using collaborative productivity tools such as Google Drive and MS Office.
    • Experience working with budgets.


    • Standing and sitting for extended periods of time.
    • Lifting, pushing and pulling up to 30 lbs. on a periodic basis.
    • Bending, reaching, stooping, and kneeling.
    • Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.


    A complete application must include: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references, and 4) transcripts (unofficial is okay for the application). References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews. Must be available to interview remotely or in person. Required application materials should be sent to:

  • Wednesday, February 01, 2023 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Photo Archivist

    Location: On-site at the New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe

    Employment Type & Salary: Project archivists will work up to 32 hours per week, for 50 weeks (12 month/50 weeks/1600 hours) at $23.63/hour + 8.4375% GRT for a total annual compensation of $40,998. Benefits are not included. Funds for relocation are not available. Candidate must be able to commit to the time needed to complete this important part of grant-based project.

    Best consideration date: February 10, 2023


    The New Mexico History Museum (NMHM) seeks a project archivist to work on images from the Edgar L. Hewett Collection in the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives.

    NMHM recently received a major grant from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission at the National Archives. The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library and the Palace of the Governors Photo Archives will use this funding to organize, digitize, and make available the frequently used manuscript and photographic collections of Edgar L. Hewett (1865-1946).

    Edgar L. Hewett's work focused on the unique cultures of the Southwest, but his philosophy of cultural preservation has contributed to greater understanding and intellectual depth of the nation’s vast history. Among his many accomplishments, Hewett was at the forefront of modern archeology where he focused attention on training a new generation of American archeologists. He worked tirelessly for the United States Antiquities Act (1906), the first law to provide legal protection for cultural and natural resources. He led the Museum of New Mexico and the School of American Archaeology (today known as the School for Advanced Research). His work is still researched and referenced.


    The project archivist will be responsible for all archival work on the Edgar Hewett image materials, a distributed collection of ten linear feet. Materials will need to be inventoried, potentially appraised, arranged, cataloged, described, and item-level subject metadata created. The project archivist will identify materials for digitization and, with Photo Archives staff, prepare the materials for off-site digitization. Project archivist will prepare and package nitrate negatives in safety packaging. Project archivist will research the photo collection’s history, prepare a finding aid for the collection, and upload it into ArchivesSpace. Project archivist will upload digital images into a Digital Asset Management System. Project archivists will be supervised by the grant project manager and Photo Archives staff.


    Project archivist should have experience with photographic collections. They should have knowledge how to handle historic photographs in a variety of formats. They should show ability to work on an extended long-term project and produce a consistent quality of work. They should have knowledge or show willingness to learn about digital archival collections. They should have experience with the construction of archival finding aids and how they are used. Experience with Digital Asset Management Systems (DAMS) and/or ArchivesSpace is a plus. Attention to detail is absolutely essential for the success of this project.


    Recommended Education and Experience for Full Performance: Bachelor’s Degree in Archival Administration and Public History, History, Archaeology, or Library Sciences and four (4) years work experience in archives or working with records.

    Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Archival Administration and Public History, History, Archaeology, or Library Sciences and two (2) years work experience in archiving and/or record keeping.

    Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling four (4) years may substitute for the required education and experience.


    Project archivist must also be able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds and be able to work around historical photographs. Working conditions could include extended periods of standing, working with machinery, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting.


    Please submit a cover letter, resumé, and three references to Heather McClure, Chavez Library, New Mexico History Museum by Friday, February 10, 2023. Email all application materials to, with Hewett Image Archivist [Your Last Name] in the subject field. Please contact Heather McClure at the above email address or 505-476-5053 with any questions.

  • Tuesday, January 31, 2023 1:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Contract Archivist

    Department: New Mexico Museum of Art

    Employment Type: Contract - 20 hours per week for 10 weeks

    Total Compensation: $4000

    Best Consideration Date: February 15, 2023


    The New Mexico Museum of Art, with support from a New Mexico Historical Records Advisory Board grant, seeks a part-time contract archivist to process a backlog of archival collections.


     Survey, arrange, and describe 24 linear feet of unprocessed archival materials

     Review an additional 12 linear feet of semi-processed materials

     Perform rehousing and basic preservation work

     Create archival finding aids consistent with DACS/EAD standards

    Additional Information:

    Processing and review of materials and collections will be done under the supervision of the museum’s Librarian and Information Specialist.

    All work will take place on-site at NMMOA beginning in February 2023. Due to the detailed and intensive nature of archival processing, working more hours for a shorter period of time will allow her/him to carry out this project in the most efficient and effective manner. Project must be completed by June 1, 2023.

    This project will ensure the preservation of and access to NMMOA’s vibrant archival collection through proper arrangement, description, housing, and treatment of all historical materials.

    Desired Qualifications:

     Master’s degree in Library and Information Science, Archival Administration, or Museum Studies or engagement in current program of study

     One or more years of experience surveying, arranging, and describing archival collections

     Knowledge of archival content standards and best practices in handling and preservation of archival material

     Proficiency with MS Excel

     Advanced organizational and analytical skills and excellent attention to detail


    For best consideration, email Abby Smith ( on or before February 15, 2023. Please attach a resume and cover letter and use the subject line: MOA Contract Archivist: [Your Last Name]

  • Friday, January 20, 2023 3:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Rio Rancho Public Library is hiring two library leadership positions! The Adult Services Supervisor will oversee outreach, programming and reference services at the Loma Colorado Main Library. The Esther Bone Branch Supervisor will oversee daily operations and programming at the Esther Bone Memorial Library.

    Position Title: Library Services Manager

    Department: Library & Information Services

    Employment Type: Full Time

    Salary: $52,832.00 - $66,040.00 Annually

    Best Consideration Date: Until Filled

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    The Library Supervisor oversees and coordinates the delivery of library services for the Rio Rancho Community. The Supervisor leads a team of library employees assigned to their defined service area; provides excellent customer service; directs employee work and coordinates with other library teams to deliver services, programs and outreach initiatives; coordinates with other managers and supervisors to ensure adequate staffing at all library locations; and serves on standing and ad hoc committees. The Library Supervisor participates in library evening and/or weekend rotations.


    Knowledge: Library management principles, collections and systems, and online reference applications. Planning events and programs. Staff supervision, training and mentoring.

    Skills: Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position. Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.  

    Abilities: Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships across organizations. Operate a personal computer to access Internet and on-line database resources and use word processing and spreadsheet applications.  Write technical reports, library planning documents, business correspondence, and procedures manuals.  Effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues.  Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form          Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities:  Internal: Works with individuals and teams across the library to schedule personnel and to plan and deliver library services. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment.  External:  Build and maintain partnerships with audience-specific community organizations and individual community stakeholders


    Education / higher education:  Master's Degree. 

    For required college degrees, applicable field(s) of study:  Library Science (MLS)

    Minimum number of years of directly related experience:  Two (2) years related experience in library services, including one (1) year of supervising staff. In lieu of a Master’s degree, incumbent must possess a related bachelor’s degree and four (4) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a public library, bookstore, or similar field.

    Education and/or experience preferences:  Library Science, Child Development, Customer Services, Management and Supervision, Events Planning, Facilities Management. 

    Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

    Driver’s License requirement:   Frequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License     Required Endorsements:  None

    Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

    Required certifications, licenses or registrations:  None

    Time given after hire/promotion to obtain certification or licenses:  None

    Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations:  None


    All applications must be submitted through the City of Rio Rancho website.

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

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