New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians


  • Monday, March 27, 2023 4:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Director, Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections

    The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CULLS) seeks a skilled, enthusiastic, service-oriented leader to fill the position of Director of the Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections (CSWR). This senior management position will articulate strategic leadership, clear vision, and direction for the CSWR; forge dynamic partnerships with academic departments, local communities, and regional, national, and international cultural organizations; advance a workplace culture that is collaborative, productive, empowering, and mutually respectful; cultivate and steward donors; and provide expertise in the acquisition, processing, management, and preservation of unique collections and archival materials in a variety of physical and digital formats.

    This is a full-time, 12-month faculty position with a minimum hiring salary of $82,000 and generous benefits. Faculty rank (Assistant Professor or Associate Professor), tenure status, and salary are negotiable based on qualifications and experience. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Scholarship and Collections. Prioritizing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization, the College strongly encourages interested candidates who are members of minoritized or marginalized groups to inquire or apply.  

    The CSWR specializes in interdisciplinary subjects relating to New Mexico, the Greater Southwest, Mexico, and Latin America and includes the University Archives. Its collection strengths include Native American, Chicano/Hispano, Spanish Colonial, and environmental design history. The CSWR recently adopted the Protocols for Native American Archival Material. The CSWR’s activities are supported by 10 full-time faculty and staff. The department also works closely with campus units such as the Center for Regional Studies and the Latin American & Iberian Institute to employ graduate fellows. The Director must be familiar with and committed to ethical practices in decision-making, have relevant skills, experience, and knowledge of professional principles and practices relating to materials found in special collections.

    The director is responsible for the stewardship and promotion of the CSWR’s collections and must possess strong, innovative leadership, collaboration and communication skills, and they must have proven expertise in special collections and archives.  The candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and will have a willingness to partner within the Libraries and across the University. The Director will work closely with the Dean and Director of Development to cultivate and steward donors and ensure gifts are processed and recorded with the UNM Foundation.

    For more information and to apply please click here.

  • Monday, March 20, 2023 10:12 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY is accepting applications for two Library Specialist, Senior positions in the Technical Services/Metadata Unit to contribute to the development of digital collections.   

    For more information, please visit

    Posting #2300168S

    Position #198556

    For more information about working at NMSU please visit

    New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.

  • Monday, March 13, 2023 2:36 PM | Anonymous

    Business Operations Intern, Undergraduate (DCA #10115414)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Administration

    $16.79 - $26.87 Hourly

    $34,932 - $55,891 Annually

    Deadline: April 2, 2023

    Administrative Support Internship. The intern will have the opportunity to learn the State and Federal procurement procedures, State Accounting & Auditing Procedures, State Human Resources procedures, and overall administrative operations in State Government.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

    Office & Admin Support Intern, High School (DCA #10115415)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Administration

    $15.45 - $21.63 Hourly

    $32,140 - $44,996 Annually

    Deadline: April 2, 2023

    Administrative Support Internship. The intern will have the opportunity to learn the State and Federal procurement procedures, State Accounting & Auditing Procedures, State Human Resources procedures, and overall administrative operations in State Government.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

    Librarian Intern, Graduate School (DCA #10115413+ 2 positions available)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Youth Services

    $18.15 - $29.04 Hourly

    $37,752 - $60,403 Annually

    Deadline: April 2, 2023

    Youth Services and Traveling Exhibits Internship.
    Duties: Work with Deputy State Librarian and Youth Services Librarian to develop travelling exhibits and Summer Reading programs.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

    Rural Library Services and Outreach Intern, Undergraduate (DCA #10115416)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Rural Services

    $16.79 - $26.87 Hourly

    $34,932 - $55,891 Annually 

    Deadline: April 2, 2023

    Rural Library Services Internship.  Performing a variety of clerical and administrative duties related to the Books by Mail program and the Rural Bookmobile Program.  Assist with reorganizing the books by mail library collection. 

    For more information and to apply, click here.

  • Monday, March 13, 2023 2:31 PM | Anonymous

    Readers Experience Coordinator (DCA #00004764)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Library for the Blind and Print Disabled. 

    $21.13 - $33.81 Hourly

    $43,954 - $70,326 Annually

    Deadline: March 27, 2023

    Acts as liaison between LBPD and Keystone. Works with staff to develop best practices and workflows. Assists with running queries and reports from the KLAS database. Reviews all new titles added to program. Identifies and maintains local subjects based on patron needs in communication with Reader Advisors. Loads new records and content ratings and administers Rating Unrated Books program. Maintains record accuracy, including series sequencing and heading accuracy. Creates reading lists, starter sets, and genre reviews. Periodically communicates via various media outlets volunteer support opportunities available with LBPD. Communicates with interested volunteers as to support options with library.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

  • Monday, March 13, 2023 2:26 PM | Anonymous

    Federal Accountant-Auditor-A (DCA#10115334)

    @Santa Fe / State Library / Administration  

    $21.13 - $33.81 Hourly

    $43,954 - $70,326 Annually

    Deadline: March 24, 2023

    Oversight and administration of the State Library's regular federal LSTA budget of over $1.5 million, and any special federal grants.   Processes requisitions for internal LSTA-funded programs.  Reconciles budget monthly using the SHARE accounting system and prepares monthly federal draws.  Recommends and prepares Budget Adjustment Requests (BAR) for federal funds.  Processes Journal Entries as needed.  Manages P-Card (credit card) and petty cash purchases and completes monthly reconciliations. Assists in the preparation of financial records for the yearly audit.

    For more information and to apply, click here.

  • Monday, March 13, 2023 2:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Archives & Library Intern, Undergraduate

    Department: Department of Cultural Affairs

    Type: Full Time for 10 Weeks

    Best Consideration Date: April 2, 2023

    Salary: $16.79 - $26.87 Hourly | $34,932 - $55,891 Annually

    -For more Information Click Here-


    The New Mexico Museum of Art houses over 20,000 pieces of art primarily focused on artists or artworks of New Mexico. Mediums vary including paintings on canvas, a large collection of historic and contemporary photographs, an assortment of works on paper from block prints and etchings to watercolor and drawings, a variety of sculptural media, and a small collection of textiles.

    The Library and Archives internship will concentrate on the archives at the New Mexico Museum of Art, specifically, digitizing document collections and audio visual formats for preservation and access. This internship will help one build their knowledge of archival best practices, the life cycle of digital preservation, and the care and handling of documents. The Library and Archives intern will work with a variety of file formats and metadata creation as well as born digital records. Qualified candidates will have an interest in information management and experience in a library or archives setting.


    Learning goals for the internship include:

    -Conduct research related to the Museum Archives
    -The intern will gain hands-on experience with archival and library best practices
    - Learn about digitizing collections for preservation and access
    -The intern will have an opportunity to network with other professionals in the field

    Ideal Candidate:

    Coursework in Library Science, Museum Studies, Art History, Fine Arts, Art Education or History.

    Key skills we are looking for in an intern:
    - Creative and flexible
    - Detail oriented and highly organized
    - Patient and meticulous
    - Efficient and works well independently


    Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university OR completion of at least four semesters (or equivalent) at an accredited college or university within the last two (2) years.

    To apply visit State of New Mexico Careers Website.

  • 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

    -Click here for more information -


    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

    -For More Information Click Here -


    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



  • 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

    - Click Here For More Information -


    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.

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