New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians


  • Tuesday, June 27, 2023 9:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Policy 1010: University Graphic Identification Standards :: University Policy | The University of New Mexico

    Position: Learning and Outreach Services Librarian / Visiting Lecturer 

    Department: The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CUL&LS) 

    Employment Type: Faculty

    Faculty Type: Visiting

    Best Consideration Date: 7/8/2023



    The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CUL&LS) seeks a collaborative, service-oriented, and innovative Learning and Outreach Services Librarian to support a dynamic library with a strong outreach and instruction program. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching, be excited about providing instruction to lower-division undergraduates, and have a desire and ability to work in a service oriented, team-based environment.

    This is a full-time, 9-month lecturer one academic year term position with a minimum hiring salary of $50,000 and generous benefits. Entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply. The salary is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. The desired start date is August 14, 2023. Prioritizing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization, CUL&LS strongly encourages interested candidates who are members of marginalized groups to apply. 


    Reporting to the Director of Instruction & Outreach in the University Libraries, the Learning and Outreach Services Librarian is an engaged member of the Learning and Outreach Services unit and is committed to the ethical and equitable access, use, and creation of information by learners at all levels. The Learning and Outreach Services Librarian will:

    • Design, manage, implement, and assess library instructional services, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning opportunities, instruction sessions and workshops, and other approaches
    • Co-teach two credit-bearing information studies courses
      • IADL 1110: Introduction to Information Studies
      • OILS 320: Managing Information for Professionals
    • Share information about library services with the UNM community and/or assigned academic departments
    • Update online library tutorials as necessary
    • Provide research consultation services
    • Work some evenings and weekends as required. 

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • An earned master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information sciences program or equivalent by the time of hire.
    • Teaching experience

    Preferred (Desired) Qualifications  

    • Demonstrated knowledge of or experience teaching information literacy concepts and trends (e.g., the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy);
    • Experience in instruction in face-to-face and online environments as well as presentation techniques and skills;
    • Demonstrated proficiency with contemporary and emerging information technologies such as web authoring tools, social media, digital learning objects, and LibGuides;
    • Experience providing reference services in an academic library;
    • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team;
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
    • Ability to communicate in Spanish or an Indigenous language of the Southwest; and
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities


    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: CV, official transcripts and cover letter. Please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in your cover letter.

    Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

  • Wednesday, June 21, 2023 11:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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    Position: Library Specialist - Adult Services

    Department: Community Services

    Reports to: Division Manager, Department Director

    Salary Range: $25.77-$41.97

    Best Consideration Date: Open Until Filled

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    Under limited supervision of the Division Manager, Department Director or designee, coordinates and assesses programs and community-wide special events, generates public information for the Community Services Department or Division, assists in the development, production, and distribution of information for cooperative activities involving the division, department, the county, related community service providers, and the community as a whole. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. 

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience. 
    • Two years’ experience developing, promoting, and/or implementing successful special events. 

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Marketing, Administration, Communication, Art, Writing, or related field.
    • One year of library experience.
    • Grant writing experience.
    • Web page content and layout design experience.
    • Valid New Mexico driver’s license.


    All applications should be submitted directly through the Los Alamos Careers website.

  • Thursday, June 01, 2023 9:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    New Mexico State Library

    Position: Administrative Specialist

    Department: Department of Cultural Affairs

    Best Consideration Date: June 14, 2023

    Full/Part Time: Full-Time

    Regular/Temporary: Regular - PERM for State

    Salary: $18.15 - $29.04 Hourly | $37,752 - $60,403 Annually


    Why does the job exist?

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    Created in 1978 by the New Mexico Legislature, the Department of Cultural Affairs represents New Mexico's dedication to preserving and celebrating the cultural integrity and diversity of our state. The Department oversees a broad range of New Mexico's arts and cultural heritage agencies. These include 15 divisions representing a variety of programs and services.

    This position provides high level administrative and communication support to the Fiscal Office in the Office of the State Librarian.

    How does it get done?

    This position provides clerical and office management support for the State Library's Fiscal Office and the Office of the State Librarian; provides support for financial processes, including procurement and budget tracking, as a member of the Fiscal Office team; assists with HR and building/property tracking, filing, and communication; and supports the State Library communications, marketing, and public awareness program.

    Who are the customers?

    This position serves State Library staff, library patrons, public and tribal libraries, and the general public.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to prioritize tasks and manage hard deadlines; experience with Office 365, Outlook, SHARE Financial, and Price Agreements; strong problem-solving skills; the ability to work alone or as part of team; and is detail oriented and organized.

    Minimum Qualification

    Associates Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or Accounting and two (2) years of directly related job experience in the areas of office administration, budgeting, purchasing, finance, accounting, auditing, cash management and/or contract management. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table in job posting.

    Employment Requirements

    Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment.  Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

    Working Conditions

    State of New Mexico employees may be impacted by the Public Health Order dated December 19, 2022, which requires facilities licensed or certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS"), including all hospital types, long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospice facilities and rehabilitation facilities, as well as assisted living facilities and adult day care settings, to adhere to all COVID-related requirements prescribed by CMS, including, but not limited to masking and staff vaccination.

    Work is performed in an office environment with heavy computer use and frequent use of video meetings and telephone use.


    All applications must be submitted through the State of New Mexico Careers Website.

  • Thursday, May 25, 2023 12:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Policy 1010: University Graphic Identification Standards :: University Policy | The University of New Mexico

    Position: Library Info Specialist 2

    Department: CULLS - Access Services

    Employment Type: Staff

    Staff Type: Term-Full-Time - Non-exempt

    Term End-Date: one year from date of hire

    Pay: $16.88/HR - $21.88/HR

    Best Consideration Date: June 8th, 2023



    The College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CULLS) seeks a Library Information Specialist 2, to 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. This position is based in the Zimmerman Library with an anticipated 4:00 pm to 12:00 am Sunday through Thursday schedule.

    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 within library spaces to engage our campus and community with information and ideas.

    The Access Services team is based in three open library facilities on UNM’s Central Campus and the high bay, high density repository on UNM’s South Campus.  Zimmerman is the state’s largest library located at the heart of the state’s flagship university. This 300,000 square foot building is home to over a million volumes, the Center for Southwest Research, the department of Organization, Information, and Learning Sciences, the Adobe Creative Commons, the Indigenous Nations Library Program, and a variety of student spaces designed for both individual study and group activity.

    Incumbents will perform moderately complex and specialized tasks in a fast-paced public service 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. Contributing to creating an inclusive environment for all library users is an ongoing responsibility. 

    The University Environment

    Founded in 1889, the University of New Mexico sits on the traditional homelands of the Pueblo of Sandia. The original peoples of New Mexico – Pueblo, Navajo, and Apache – since time immemorial, have deep connections to the land and have made significant contributions to the broader community statewide. We honor the land itself and those who remain stewards of this land throughout the generations and also acknowledge our committed relationship to Indigenous peoples. We gratefully recognize our history.

    UNM is a Tier I Research Institution, a Hispanic-serving institution, and the flagship university in a majority-minority state. To support UNM’s diverse campus constituents and colleagues, the College affirms its commitment to honor diversity, ensure fairness and access, and create an environment where all employees are treated respectfully. These commitments include the support of the CULLS IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility) Committee and the College’s


    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.


    Experience with customer service including services delivered in person, and by other mediums, such as phone, email, chat, text.

    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 commitment to serving a diverse population of students, employees, and community members.


    All applications must be submitted directly through the UNM Careers WebsiteRequired documents: resume and cover letter. Please describe how you meet the preferred requirements in your cover letter.

  • Thursday, May 18, 2023 12:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Northern New Mexico

    Position: Director of Library Services

    Employment Type: Regular

    Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

    Grade: E11

    Department: Library Services

    Best Consideration Date: Open Until Filled



    The Director of Library Services is charged with developing and promoting the vision for the Northern New Mexico College library and providing strategic leadership by leading a team of dedicated professional and support staff. The Director of Library Services will enhance and communicate the value and role of the College’s library in a manner that maintains effective and efficient operations while supporting the College's mission with a focus on teaching and learning. The Director coordinates all library services, oversees and evaluates personnel, and collaborates with faculty, works closely with the President, Provost, Deans, Chairs, and faculty to improve outcomes in student learning and to provide resources for teaching. The Director will provide overall leadership for the library in the context of the College's instructional programs. The Director works with the appropriate campus committees to facilitate integration of technology with the library’s functions.


    • Direct all library operations at multi-campus sites, including library information resources in a variety of formats, circulation, technical services, library automation, and reference services.
    • Prepare, administer, and monitor budgets for the library.
    • Ensure development and assessment of the libraries' bibliographic instruction program and the information management requirement competencies.
    • Provide leadership in balancing traditional library collections, methodologies, and services with those of the current digital environment and evolving technologies. Promote student, faculty, staff, and community use of library resources and services through advocacy and public relations initiatives.
    • Supervise library staff and promote library staff growth and development.
    • Serve on college committees and task forces to ensure continuing library support of college programs, services, and activities.
    • Represent and promote the college library as a member of professional organizations and consortia at the local, state, and national levels.
    • Conduct needs assessments as part of the strategic planning process for library acquisitions and services.
    • Share knowledge of current issues and trends facing higher education, including copyright, licensing, and incorporating technology into instruction.
    • Facilitate and support the College's mission including its focus on teaching and learning.
    • Develop a coordinated library instruction program in collaboration with librarians, teaching faculty, and campus partners offering instructional technology and pedagogical services.
    • Organize and lead training opportunities on effective teaching and student learning.
    • Participate in the delivery of general reference and research consultation services, which may involve occasional evening and weekend work.
    • Contribute to library operations and initiatives through leadership and participation on committees, task forces, and working groups as assigned and represent Northern New Mexico College in relevant professional and scholarly organizations.
    • Other job-related duties as assigned.


    • Master of Library Science or equivalent from an American Library Association-accredited program.
    • Library management experience.
    • Five (5) years academic library experience.


    • Experience as a director or as a head of a library unit
    • Experience managing budgets
    • Teaching and reference experience in a college setting
    • Experience developing and/or directing initiatives
    • Building management experience


    • Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of a computer.
    • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Sitting for extended periods of time.


    • Work is typically performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
    • No or minimal exposure to physical risk.
    • No or very limited physical effort is required.
    • Will qualify for driving state-owned institutional vehicles by completing defensive driving training.


    A complete application must include: 

    1) a letter of interest

    2) a resume

    3) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring the required degree and preferred if applicable

    4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three professional references.

    Candidates who are invited for on-campus interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.

    References will be contacted in conjunction with on-campus interviews. 

    EEO STATEMENT: NNMC is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023 3:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Librarian

    Supporting: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Phillips Research Site (PRS) Technical Library

    Clearance:  All qualified applicants will need to be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

    Best Consideration Date: Until Filled

    Salary: Competitive

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    RIVA Solutions, Inc. is recruiting for a full-time Librarian to support the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Phillips Research Site (PRS) Technical Library located on Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


    The Librarian position includes the full range of librarian duties and requires the ability to work independently while maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of staff and library customers.  The Librarian must be able to think analytically and have effective verbal and written communication skills.  The Librarian must have demonstrated experience of strong customer service.   

    Librarian duties to include:

    • Provides reference services at the level of mediation requested by the customer to include referral to other base and DoD programs, and active participation in consortia, networks, resource sharing and cooperative activities. Will use available regional or national DoD sponsored bibliographic databases.
    • Conducts database literature searches using appropriate commercial databases and open literature sources, documenting the search results for the requesting customer.
    • Assists in collection development & maintenance activities, including inventory
    • Provides scheduled daily coverage of the point of service desk with the ability to conduct basic circulation duties.
    • Maintains and manages the integrated library system (ILS) including cataloging materials as needed.
    • Instructs customers in the use of library resources.
    • Participates in marketing and outreach activities.
    • Assists with Document delivery service (DDS) and Interlibrary Loan services when needed.
    • Utilizes knowledge of digitization methodology and electronic resources management best practices.
    • Assists in maintaining library web presence, to include Sharepoint.
    • Maintains relationships with electronic resources vendors.


    • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program
    • Minimum of one year experience in research or technical libraries
    • Working knowledge of computers, Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office software.


    Submit your application directly through the RIVA careers website.

  • Tuesday, May 02, 2023 4:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Librarian – Open Educational Resources and Community Outreach

    Job Type: Full Time | Term Appointment

    Location: Las Vegas, NM Campus

    Salary: $56,000

    Best consideration date: Open Until filled

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    The Librarian – Open Educational Resources and Community Outreach, is responsible for supporting the university’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) – Connecting Minority Communities (CMC) Grant program’s OER (Open Educational Resources) component and working with the area school districts in meeting the grant’s objectives.

    New Mexico Highlands University along with a consortium of Northern New Mexico (NNM) partners in higher education, public schools and community organizations are creating a new educational program that uses digital technology to deliver culturally responsive curriculum to underserved populations in NNM. The curriculum is grounded in Acequia and Land Grant education, a topic that infuses the NM heritage of Native, Indigenous, Hispanic and also Anglo
    populations and will be delivered as open educational resources (OERs) at no cost to participants.


    Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Librarian – Open Educational Resources and Community Outreach will assist subject matter experts and instructional designers on developing course material, advise on copyright matters, and assist with the development of a repository and platform to disseminate programming micro credentials as free OERs during and post funding cycle. In addition, this position will manage the NMHU Donnelly Library, West Las Vegas Schools, and Las Vegas City Schools Connected Communities HUBS where hardware, relay equipment and software can be accessed for the program by eligible participants.

    • Oversee circulation of equipment provided by the grant. This includes the loan of computers at the university library and area school districts as needed.
    • Work with subject matter experts and instructional designers on developing course material.
    • Work with subject matter experts and instructional designers on digitizing original material for inclusion in OERs and advising on copyright matters related to the OERs.
    • Advise on copyright and OER issues.
    • Prepare user guides in collaboration with grant staff and NMHU librarians
    • Work with NMHU librarians on archival, cataloging, and other related responsibilities.
    • Plan, organize, coordinate, measure, and evaluate work activities.
    • Prepare monthly statistical reports and other reports as needed.
    • Be familiar with the policies and update procedures as needed.
    • Coordinate with other NMHU librarians to prepare library instruction curricula.
    • Provide assistance at the NMHU Reference Desk, as well as provide research assistance to patrons in person and via phone, mail, email, and chat (Online help desk) on a rotational basis.
    • Assist users in using library resources, providing information on library services, facilities, regulations and standard references.
    • Participate as a member of the university committees.
    • Read job-related information and research concerning aspects of library development, publication, and involvement in library associations.
    • Will teach NMHU’s 1-credit hour research course and provide bibliographic instruction for individual classes.
    • Maintain regular attendance.
    • Perform any other Library and grant related activity as instructed by the Library Director.


    • Knowledge of information technology;
    • Windows based operating systems;
    • Microsoft office products;
    • Evaluate and select instructional resources;
    • Present information in a class situation;
    • Analytical, problem solving and organizational skills;
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Demonstrate a commitment to working in a team environment as well as commitment to diversity, continuous improvement, and the university philosophy


    • EDUCATION: A Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited university
    • EXPERIENCE: None


    • Professional library or academic library experience.
    • Experience with OERs (Open Educational Resources).
    • Experience working with K-12 schools.


    • Occasional out-of-town travel for meetings and conferences using a personal or company vehicle.
    • Willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and odd hours.


    • Standing-Occasionally
    • Repetitive hand motions, prolonged use of computer-Frequently
    • Walking-Frequently
    • Bending-Occasionally
    • Squatting-Occasionally
    • Climbing-Occasionally
    • Kneeling-Occasionally
    • Sitting-Frequently
    • Lifting up to 40 pounds-Occasionally


    • Work is performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
    • Work with frequent interruptions.
    • Work in dirty/dusty conditions occasionally
    • Occasionally work around fumes/odors


    Required Documents

    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/ Letter of Interest
    3. Unofficial Transcripts Conferring Required Degree
    Optional Documents
    1. Letter(s) of Recommendation
    All applications must be submitted directly through the New Mexico Highlands University careers website.
  • Monday, May 01, 2023 10:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    JOB TITLE: Library Specialist


    DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Community Services/Library

    SUPERVISOR: Sr. Librarian, Librarian or Designee

    SALARY: $20.19-$29.77


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    Under general supervision of the Sr. Librarian, Librarian or designee, performs library tasks including providing customer service throughout the library at multiple service points, including acquisitions, cataloging, bibliographic maintenance, sorting and delivering of materials, data entry and public service required to provide the public with orderly and helpful access to library materials. Provides classification/copy and original cataloguing of a variety of library materials. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.


    •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science, Library and Information Science, Humanities or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
    •Two years of related experience, which may include any combination of the following: working in a bookstore or library; with collections in a museum or educational setting; computerized research on-line or using databases; teaching or training experience; hardware or software support; website editing.
    •If primary task includes Youth Services, must successfully complete a thorough background investigation.


    •Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science, Library and Information Science, or related field.
    •Two years of experience working in a public library.
    •Valid New Mexico driver’s license.


    All applications must be submitted through the Los Alamos County Careers website.

  • Thursday, April 27, 2023 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Assistant Director - Library

    Department: Art and Culture

    Job Type: Full Time

    Salary: $76,044.80 - $79,872.00 Annually

    Best Consideration Date: 5/8/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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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.


    Preferred Knowledge
    • 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
    Preferred Skills & Abilities
    • 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


    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

    To include four (4) years supervisory experience.


    Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License, or the ability to obtain by date of hire.

    Possession of a valid City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire. 


    All applications must be submitted directly through the City of Albuquerque Careers Website.

  • Wednesday, April 05, 2023 2:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title: Administrative Coordinator for Friends of the Public Library

    Hours: 30 hours/week Monday-Saturday. Flexibility in determining schedule. This is not a remote position.

    Location: Lower level of the Main Library, 501 Copper Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM

    Pay/Benefits: Hourly rate between $21 - $24, based on experience. Health insurance premium costs covered. 60 hours paid vacation annually plus paid legal holidays (the days the library is closed) at 6 hours/day. Paid parking.

    Supervisor: President of the Friends of the Public Library Board of Directors


    Administrative Coordinator maintains the Friends office and oversees all pricing & sorting activities, the Bookshop, Saturday book sales, and all volunteers. Additionally, this position oversees all other book and media sales.


    Major duties are subject to change. They include, but are not limited to, the following:

    ● Overseeing all activities related to pricing and sorting donations, running the Bookshop, and monthly and online book sales.

    ● Recruiting, training, scheduling, and supervising approximately 65 volunteers.

    ● Tracking volunteer activity hours, maintaining contacts lists, managing the free volunteer parking, and planning volunteer recognition events.

    ● Ensuring Bookshop is open and volunteer-staffed six days/week, covering shifts as necessary.

    ● Arranging for pick-up of fiction-to-go proceeds at participating (currently 11) library branches.

    ● Updating policies and procedures in a written Operational Manual for book sales, Bookshop, and pricing and sorting.

    ● Managing inventory of books and other media by coordinating daily flow of donations and surplus materials, overseeing various avenues of inventory distribution, and coordinating with community give-away programs.

    ● Managing the online membership database and membership drives.

    ● Representing the Friends with the library regarding space utilization, maintenance, access, security, etc.

    ● Ensuring the efficient operation of all Friends office functions including: communications, purchasing, printing and distribution, website and social media maintenance, advertising, monetary collections, deposits, and reports, and other items as necessary.

    ● Reporting to Friends' Board, attending monthly meetings, and implementing Board directives.


    ● High school diploma and minimum of 2 years work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

    ● Valid state issued driver’s license in good standing and acceptable driving record.


    ● Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently.

    ● Overall computer proficiency including local and digital data management tools (Internet, Dropbox, Google Suite (Drive, Docs, Sheets).

    ● Ability to work well with an all volunteer Board and staff. Experience working with a non-profit and/or groups of volunteers is desirable.

    ● Ability to work independently yet demonstrate accountability and responsiveness.

    ● Effective and professional communication skills, with an emphasis on verbal skills and the ability to resolve and respond to issues and diffuse conflicts in a professional manner.

    ● Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and exercise good judgment.

    ● Attention to detail and follow-through.

    ● Comfortable with public engagement and outreach.

    ● Ability to climb, sit, stand, bend, kneel, and frequently lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

    Established in 1969, the Friends of the Public Library is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that supports the Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County by funding educational and literacy programs, such as the Summer Reading Program, staff development, and community outreach. The Friends’ funding comes from donations, membership dues, and proceeds from the Bookshop and Monthly Book Sales. For more information about the Friends mission and activities, please visit our website at

    The Friends of the Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.


    To apply, please email your resume, or a link to your LinkedIn profile, to by May 12, 2023. Candidates that are asked to participate in the second round of interviews will be requested to provide two references, at least one professional. Prior to employment, a passing criminal background check is required.

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

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