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  • Thursday, February 24, 2022 2:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Title: Records Management Technician
    Schedule (FT/PT): FT
    Travel Required: 25%

    To apply: https://north-wind-group.breezy.hr/p/cf1061bd41af-records-management-technician-nwss--1622

    Due to Executive Order 14042, you may be required to provide proof of COVID19 vaccination to qualify for this position.
    North Wind Site Services is focused on providing engineering, program management, environmental remediation services including investigation and characterization, environmental restoration, unexploded ordnance/military munitions response (MMRP), regulatory public involvement services, environmental compliance, logistics, and records and facility management.

    Ability to pass U.S. Government employment background check and acquire U.S. Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential card

    Job Description

    Summary of Duties: Using high end and large format scanners and software, organize and scan documents into Adobe PDF and other formats. Conduct quality control (QC) on physical and digital documents.

    Required Skills:

    • Using high end and large format scanners and software, organize and scan documents into Adobe PDF and other formats.

    • Conduct quality control (QC) on physical and digital documents.

    • Utilize scanning software applications such as Kofax, advanced optical character recognition (OCR) applications, as well as standard software such as MS Office applications and Adobe Acrobat DC.

    • Ability to learn and apply client’s standard operating procedures, workflows, and record category definitions.

    • Collaborate with the team lead and evaluate documents, scanning, and make recommendations.

    • Assist team lead to interact with client personnel at client site to execute on-site operations.

    • Travel approximately 25%.

    Security Access Requirements:

    • Ability to pass U.S. Government employment background check and acquire U.S. Government Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credential card.

    Desirable Skills:

    • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in scanning documents and 5 years is preferred.

    • Experience categorizing records and capturing record metadata.

    Special Skills Training or Certification Required:

    • Demonstrated ability to configure and use computer and peripherals, including both high end and large format scanner peripherals and software, and diagnose and solve technical problems encountered.

    • Ability to conduct and quality control OCR.

    • Ability to follow set processes and procedures as well as able to adapt to evolving processes.

    • Strong communication, collaboration, attention to detail, and organizational skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to work accurately, follow instructions/schedules/timelines and handle multiple priorities.

    • Excellent ability to follow quality control steps.

    • Ability to lift 30 pounds, and able to climb ladders.

    North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

    North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.


  • Monday, February 21, 2022 10:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    SALARY:$25.81 - $30.78 Hourly

    $2,064.80 - $2,462.40 Biweekly

    $4,473.73 - $5,335.20 Monthly

    $53,684.80 - $64,022.40 Annually

    OPENING DATE: 2/15/2022

    CLOSING DATE: 3/2/2022

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    Direct, manage, supervise and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing a wide variety of services to the library patrons within one or more library facilities or units including the planning and directing of support services; supervise the activities and operations of those engaged in maintaining the collection and distribution; recommend    the purchase of reference materials and coordinate exhibits and displays; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly  responsible and    complex administrative support to the Assistant Library Director.

    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 from an accredited college or university in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and

    Three (3) years of managerial acquisition, cataloging or patron services experience in an academic, public, or special library; and

    To include two (2) 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 and cataloging services program Principles and practices of effective and efficient patron services

    Principles and practices of book collection, replacement and de-selection Local, regional and national information resources and retrieval systems Principles and practices of an integrated library system (ILS)

    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 basic 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 branch or unit

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

    Oversee the implementation of support services

    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 facility or unit   budget

    Understand and follow oral and written   instructions

    Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports Respond to requests and inquiries from department personnel Work independently in the absence of supervision

    Maintain the confidentiality of the information received 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

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

    http://CABQ.GOV


    400 Marquette N.W.

    Albuquerque, NM 87103

    505 768-3700

    Position #2200994 LIBRARY BRANCH/UNIT MANAGER E16

    VL


    humanresouces@cabq.gov




  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022 12:30 PM | Anonymous

    Salary

    $10.99 - $19.12 Hourly

    $22,854 - $39,766 Annually

    This position is a Pay Band 45

    Posting End Date

    02/20/2022

    Why does the job exist?

    This position will provide library services to incarcerated adults; manage and maintain the adult correctional facility library; manage and maintain library collection; stock and purge library collection as needed; fill library requests; maintain American Correctional Association (ACA) compliance for adult facility correctional libraries; provide guidance on self help material; manage periodicals; conduct inventories; and manage loss as needed.

    Who are the customers?

    NMCD Education Departments and incarcerated adults

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate will have:

    *  Experience working in a library
    *  Experience working in and educational setting
    *  Correctional experience
    *  Proficiency in Microsoft Suite

    Minimum Qualification

    High School Diploma or Equivalent and one (1) year of relevant experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

    Substitution Table

    These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

      Education   Experience
    1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND # of months or years of experience specified in the minimum qualification
    2 Associate's Degree AND Zero years of experience
    • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
    • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

    Employment Requirements

    This position is designed safety sensitive. Employment is subject to pre-employment and random testing in accordance with all terms and conditions of Federal and State law, rules and regulations in relation to alcohol and/or drug testing. Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License. Pre-employment background check is required and conditional pending results.

    Working Conditions

    Executive Order 2021-066 requires all employees with the State of New Mexico to provide either proof of COVID-19 vaccination (including proof of a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster dose) or proof of a COVID-19 viral test every week.

    The Public Health Order (on Vaccination) dated December 2, 2021, requires Congregate Care Facility Workers and Hospital Workers to have received a primary series of vaccination by October 6, 2021, and a booster dose of vaccine by January 17, 2022, or within four weeks of becoming eligible for a booster.

    Links to the referenced Executive Order and Public Health Order can be found on the State Personnel Office website homepage: www.spo.state.nm.us

    Work is performed in an adult prison environment, which may include daily contact with inmates. Willingness to work in a correctional facility, may be required to work odd hours, overtime, holidays, and weekends.


    For more information: https://careers.share.state.nm.us/psc/hprdcg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&FOCUS=Applicant&


  • Saturday, February 05, 2022 4:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Date: January 31, 2022

    Application Deadline: Open until filled

    Position Title: Library Collections and Technical Service Manager

    FLSA: Exempt

    Department: Library Job Type: Regular Full-Time

    Click here for more information

    SUMMARY
    The Library Collections and Technical Services Manager oversees all aspects of the physical collection and serves as the primary contact with the Business Office when processing payments. The Library Collections and Technical Services Manager will assist the Access Services/Operations Manager on special projects as assigned by the Library Director. This position will work under the direct supervision of the Library Director.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Oversee and maintain library collection, including processing, maintenance, and inventory
    • Perform adaptive cataloging/updates, maintain local holdings records, and perform limited original cataloging
    • Coordinate collection development of all monographs and acquire library materials using library software and/or vendor databases
    • Assist in monitoring departmental budget(s) through knowledge of the ordering system, tracking purchase requisitions, purchase orders, shipping documents, invoices, and other financial documents approved by the Library Director
    • Process purchase requests and invoices, keep accurate records, and verify that all items on invoices have been received
    • Coordinate and process course reserve materials
    • Coordinate and process student billing and overdue fees
    • Provide inter-library loan services for NNMC patrons and lending library patrons
    • 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 inter-library 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 computer software and electronic resources
    • 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 cooperative, friendly, and productive environment for learning, studying, and collaboration inside the library facility
    • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned by the director

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Three years prior library technical service related experience
    • Experience working with platforms and databases; especially OCLC

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Master’s Degree in Library Science or related field
    • Familiarity with an integrated library system (especially cataloging and/or acquisition modules)
    • Familiarity with MARC21 and Library of Congress Classification
    • Experience working with platforms and databases; especially OCLC
    • Experience using collaborative and office productivity tools such as Google Drive and MS Office
    • Experience working with budgets

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of library techniques, procedures, and working tools used in cataloging, records management, circulation, reference, and web development
    • Ability to mentor, train, and supervise student employees
    • Exhibit strong organizational skills and ability to establish priorities
    • Ability to efficiently use a personal computer and applicable software, and a curiosity to explore other technology solutions in order to successfully perform the essential job functions of the position
    • Ability to produce desired work outcomes, including quality, quantity, and timeliness
    • Ability to plan and organize work, time, and resources, and if applicable, that of subordinates
    • Ability to gather and use evidence and data to inform decisions
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment in order to provide input on how to apply policies and procedures to specific situations
    • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance within college expectations
    • Ability to Communicate effectively with peers, supervisors, subordinates, and library patrons
    • Demonstrate strong customer relations and interpersonal skills

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Standing for extended periods of time
    • Lifting, pushing and pulling up to 30 lbs on a frequent basis
    • Bending, reaching, reaching overhead, stooping, and kneeling

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • Work is normally performed in a typical office environment

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
    Complete application materials must include: 1) A letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three references

    References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews

    Required application materials should be sent to: humanresources@nnmc.edu


  • Saturday, February 05, 2022 4:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Open until filled.

    Questions, contact Dale Savage at dale.savage@state.nm.us

    Link to job posting: Careers (state.nm.us)

    Why does the job exist?  

    The Youth Services Coordinator consults, trains and advises the children's & youth services librarians of the public libraries of NM. Promotes literacy and especially early childhood literacy. Is the primary organizer and driver of the summer reading program. The position requires travel to public libraries throughout the state. Collaborates with other divisions of DCA and state agencies to improve library services and programs. Actively seeks out opportunities for partnerships and or pilot programs in the federal, state and private sectors.  

    How does it get done?  

    Administration of children and youth services programs and budget including the annual summer reading program.
    Present annual summer reading workshops virtually and in person in various public libraries.
    Maintain Hitchhiker blog, and informational service to public libraries and librarians. Also maintains state library social media accounts.
    Provide general library development consulting and make library site visits statewide.
    Scan the national library scene for current and future library trends.
    Partner with other agencies, institutions, and nonprofits to support New Mexico's children and youth via public libraries.  

    Who are the customers?  

    Public and tribal librarians and staff working on behalf of New Mexico children, youth, and families, Colleagues at the NM State Library and other DCA divisions.  

    Ideal Candidate  

    Masters in Library Science or Information Science Degree.
    Five years of public library experience with a focus on service to children, youth, and families, demonstrating 

    progressive professional development as well as responsibilities.
    Additional preferences include visionary leadership skills, the ability to build productive relationships through political
    acumen and effectiveness, promoting collaborative partnerships through civic engagement, excellent interpersonal
    skills (friendly, caring, connected, trustworthy, and empowering), and operational excellence.
    Good written and verbal communication skills.  


  • Wednesday, February 02, 2022 9:54 AM | Anonymous

    UNM's Spanish Colonial Research Center is seeking a UNM grad student for their Spring 2022 Assistantship

    SCRC Statement

    The Spanish Colonial Research Center (SCRC) was established in 1985 for the purpose of developing and maintaining a documentary collection from Spanish, Mexican archives and domestic depositories. The SCRC maintains a collection of over 500,000 pages of Spanish colonial documents and 8,000 maps and plans from 33 foreign archives related to the broader history of our national story and heritage which is shared with Spain, Mexico, and Regional Native American tribes of North America. Additionally, the SCRC serves as a training opportunity for students in the areas of Spanish paleography, classification of documents, and historical methodology.

    • Goals of the Project

    The three-fold purpose of the SCRC is to create, maintain and curatorially classify documents in the research database on Spanish Colonial and Mexican Territorial period documents gathered in foreign archives of Spain, Mexico, France, England, Italy as well as U.S. depositories. The SCRC disseminates such historical information to researchers as well as Federal, NM State and Local entities inclusive of libraries, genealogical associations, open space units, parks and museums. In compliance with the three-fold purpose of the SCRC, designated project work will be accomplished by one Graduate Assistant under the direction of the director of the Spanish Colonial Research Center.

    The assistantship will be .50 FTE, i.e. 20 hours per week.

    Tuition reimbursement not included.

    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    -Knowledge of history, particularly Colonial Latin American History.

    -Computer skills to create spreadsheets, digitize specific documentary collections and as

    needed, perform required bibliographic searches.

    -Spanish Paleographic skills in reading and deciphering old Spanish script as written in

    documents is preferred for the classification of documents, translations and transcriptions of same.

    -Linguistic abilities: Spanish proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing as well as the ability to translate texts from Spanish to English.

    Please review the application packet and respond accordingly. Submit applications to jpsa@unm.edu.

    Application packet can be found here


  • Monday, January 24, 2022 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title: Open Educational Resources (OER) Librarian

    Status: Open Until Filled

    For Best Consideration Date: February 7, 2022

    Posting #: req 18649

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

     

    Link to Posting:   https://unm.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/18/home/requisition/18649?c=unm


  • Monday, January 24, 2022 12:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Requisition ID req18753

    Working Title     Library Outreach & Support Coordinator

    Position Grade  10

    For more information and to apply click here

    Position Summary         

    The Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join our team as Library Outreach & Support Coordinator. This position will manage and coordinate communications, marketing, and social media efforts for the library, providing support and guidance to HSLIC faculty and staff. This position also assists the Executive Director, library faculty, and library administration with event organization, monthly meetings, contract and grant applications, purchasing, and travel arrangements.

    Duties include:

    Develops and implements HSLIC’s communications, marketing, and social media strategies, manages platforms, and encourages greater social media participation. Leads communications campaigns and associated committees.

    Works with personnel from across the organization to develop various communication and marketing materials using a variety of media that promotes HSLIC’s services to targeted audiences.

    Coordinates meetings, seminars, special projects, and events on behalf of the Executive Director.

    Provides administrative assistance, such as email correspondence, appointment scheduling, room reservations, etc., as needed on behalf of the Executive Director.

    Coordinates HSLIC faculty meetings, including overseeing all faculty voting and taking meeting minutes.

    Advises and/or assists as appropriate in the design, formatting, preparation, and reporting for HSLIC faculty members’ contract and grant proposals.

    Serves as secondary department purchaser for goods, services, and travel.

    Prepares and distributes the HSLIC morning message.

    Sorts incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail for UNM mailing services or shipping & receiving.

    Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    See the Position Description for additional information.

    Conditions of Employment         

    If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.

    Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.

    All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma or GED; at least 5 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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience assisting with, developing, and executing communications and marketing material, including social media, to promote technical and/or academic services and resources.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    Strong organizational skills, exceptional attention to detail, and ability to multitask.

    Experience coordinating meetings, seminars, events, and special projects.

    Experience submitting and supporting extramural grant applications.

    Knowledge of purchasing and travel practices and UNM purchasing policies and procedures.

    Experience with UNM enterprise systems including LoboMart, Chrome River, Click ERA, Event Management System (EMS), and Events Calendar.

    Proficiency with MS Office Suite.

    Proficiency with Canva, LucidPress, or other related desktop publishing applications.         

    • Campus Health Sciences Center: (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
    • Department:       HS Library (483A)
    • Employment Type:           Staff
    • Staff Type:           Regular - Full-Time
    • Status:   Non-Exempt
    • Pay:        $14.68 - $19.71 Hourly

    Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

    ERB Statement  Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

    Background Check Required       No

    For Best Consideration Date       2/1/2022

    Application Instructions

    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.

    Applicants must provide:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications
    • List of 3 references with contact information, including 2 supervisory references

    Finalists for this position should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

    For further information, please contact David Lucero at (505) 272-0634, hslic-hr@salud.unm.edu


  • Monday, January 24, 2022 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Requisition ID    req18778

    Working Title     Library Info Specialist 2

    Position Grade  09

    For more information and to apply click here

    Position Summary         

    The UNM Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (HSLIC) is seeking to fill the position of part-time Library Information Specialist 2 with Public Services. This position is scheduled on-site for 20 hours per week. Weekly hours will be determined by the successful candidate’s availability and departmental need, within a Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm timeframe.

    Job Duties:

    Provides guidance and assistance to library patrons regarding general to complex information requests in person, over the phone, and via email and chat

    Provides library circulation services, including problem-solving complex issues, and may assist with ILL and monitoring and billing for overdue items

    Assists with desk coverage and monitors student employees in Public Services to ensure compliance with established procedures

    Monitors and assists patrons with library technology, including student computing, printing, and the Virtual Reality Lab

    Monitors public spaces in the library, including reporting incidents and issues and opening and closing the library

    Assists with maintenance of organizational resources (statistics, training and documentation guides, etc.)

    May serve on library committees and working groups

    May initiate and assist with special projects

    Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

    See the Position Description for additional information.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year 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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience providing customer service in library setting

    Skilled in the use of relevant databases and integrated library systems

    Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology

    Demonstrated commitment to serving a diverse population

    Demonstrated ability to compose and edit written materials   

    • Campus: Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
    • Department:  HS Library (483A)
    • Employment Type:  Staff
    • Staff Type: Regular - Part-Time
    • Status: Non-Exempt
    • Pay : $13.98 - $19.57 Hourly

    Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

    ERB Statement  Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

    Background Check Required       No

    For Best Consideration Date       2/1/2022

    Application Instructions

    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.

    Applicants must provide:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications
    • List of 3 references with contact information, including 2 supervisory references

    Finalists for this position should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire.

    For further information, please contact David Lucero at (505) 272-0634, hslic-hr@salud.unm.edu

    The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit https://bringbackthepack.unm.edu/vaccine/vaccine-requirement.html

    Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

    The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


  • Sunday, January 23, 2022 3:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    See https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lascruces/jobs/3368732/librarian-youth-services for more information and to apply

    Nature of Work

    Performs professional-level librarian work involving selection, cataloging, reference assistance and reader's advisory, customer services and program coordination in the providing library services to the community.

    Work Situation Factors: 
    Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues.  Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.

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

    Physical Factors:  
    Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. Frequent use of a personal computer.

    FIRST CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO CURRENT CITY OF LAS CRUCES EMPLOYEES WHO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

    Meeting or exceeding the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an invitation to participate in the process.

    Full-time, regular, exempt position

    This position is graded RX13. 

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Organizes, and makes available data, information, and creative and scholarly works; provides services that assist and instruct people in the most efficient and effective ways to identify, locate, access, and use public information and resources; provides information and interpretation concerning library services, policies and procedures.
      Performs professional library reference and research services using specialized bibliographic databases, Internet services and Inter-library loan resources; organizes reference services activities; analyzes and responds to difficult reference inquiries.
      Circulates materials and coordinates patron services; processes book requests; researches multiple databases to determine availability of items and correct source of borrowing; administers checking in and out procedures for Library materials; authorizes and initiates book renewals; creates new patron records; provides daily supervision and training for pages, volunteers and community service workers.
      Assists with collection development; reviews various sources and lists of library books & materials available, evaluates options, selects materials to meet the needs of the community, and recommends additions to the collection; reviews and evaluates current collection and recommends the removal of books and other resources that are no longer appropriate for the collection; monitors expenditures and budget.
      Assists in determining and developing library programs and services to meet the needs of the community; speaks to community groups and schools, and develops and distributes marketing materials to promote the City Library and programs; provides proctoring of exams for distance learning students.
      May oversee, train, and monitor the work activities of assigned personnel; prepares and processes a variety of departmental reports including operational and statistical reports; oversees library security and assures patrons comply with policies and procedures; performs special research and program development projects as assigned.
      Maintains expertise in field of service through participation in applicable educational opportunities.
    Minimum Qualifications

    Masters Degree in Library Science, and one year of experience in a public library environment. A combination of education, experience, and training may be applied in accordance with City of Las Cruces policy. Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) may be preferred. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    General Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public library administration; methods and procedures for developing and maintaining library collections; policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of library programs and facilities; library classification, cataloging, and acquisition protocols; techniques and protocols for researching a wide variety of online bibliographic databases; business and personal computers, and specialized software applications; City municipal code, policies and procedures.
    Skills in: Performing a wide variety of technical library support functions; utilizing and maintaining automated library systems and computer equipment; library database research & maintenance; identifying library collection issues and developing suggestions for enhancements; working with several disparate computer database systems; providing customer services to and interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; recognizing and resolving conflicts in library data entry; organizing workload to keep pace with flow of library materials.
    Ability to: Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and customers

    Closing

    2/3/2022 11:59 PM Mountain



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