New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians


  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    The Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County: Library Manager E17


    $58,156.80 - $70,283.20 Annually


    Albuquerque, NM

    Job Type

    Full Time


    Cultural Services


    8/4/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

    Position Summary

    Direct, manage, supervise and coordinate assigned operations and/or public services of one or more library facilities, programs or units; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Assistant Director, Library.

    Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements

    Master's degree in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and

    Four (4) years of managerial experience in an academic, public, bookstore or special library; and

    To include three (3) years of supervisory experience.


    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 of a cataloging program
    • Principles and practices of effective and efficient patron services
    • Principles and practices of materials collection, replacement and de-selection
    • Local, regional and national information resources and retrieval systems
    • 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 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 or a library program
    • Plan, direct, evaluate and coordinate the work of lower level staff
    • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff
    • Oversee the implementation of support services at the library
    • 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 a large and complex budget
    • Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports
    • Respond to requests and inquiries from department personnel
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
    • Work independently in the absence of supervision
    • Maintain the confidentiality of the information received
    • Communicate clearly and concisely
    • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

    For more information and to apply, click here:

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:29 AM | Anonymous
    Classification Title Library Specialist,Sr
    Position Job Title Library Spec, Sr
    College/Division Library
    Department 390225-Library Access Services
    Position Number 199728
    Internal or External Search External - Open to all applicants
    Appointment Full-time Equivalency 1.00
    Reports To Position Title Mgr,Operations
    Target Hourly/Salary Rate 15.43

    Job Duties and Responsibilities: Manage and maintain print and non-print circulating collections in both Zuhl and Branson library buildings. Supervise up to 16 student employees to ensure accuracy and efficiency in all aspects of shelving operations. Determine space and shifting needs due to growth or other changes in collections. Monitor collection use patterns. Assist patrons at circulation desk and perform special projects as assigned.

    Reserves: Coordinate activities involved in the promotion & technical processing of reserve materials & print materials for physical accessibility. Serve as administrator of DocuTek system to provide secure, web-based access to electronic reserves.

    Copyright Compliance: Ensure materials added to the reserve collection & copied/scanned in the Copy Center comply with copyright law-Title 14 of US Code Sections 107 & 108. Evaluate materials for Fair Use, communicate potential fees with patrons & seek clearances through Copyright Clearance Center.

    Copy Services: Provide high-quality copy services through the effective management of equipment, supplies and staff. Oversee the operability & maintenance of staff and public-use copies library-wide. Collect & report all revenue & expenditures to Manager of Operations and Library Administration.

    Standard Duties: Oversees, coordinates, and/or performs the integrated activities of the specialty service unit; plans, organizes, and implements the provision of services; which may include application administration of systems used for cataloging, circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, serials, scheduling, and materials processing. Supervises and trains lower graded staff, student employees, or interns. Reviews, evaluates, and initiates services to library clients, to include students, faculty, staff, and the general public. Provides assistance to patrons regarding general and specific information about the library and library resources. Implements and maintains service quality and productivity standards for the unit. Participates in planning and policy setting; implements, communicates, and monitors policy and procedures relevant to the unit. May provide liaison services and consultation for faculty in a particular subject area. Maintains professional knowledge base and skills through continued education and/or research. May perform complex and specialized reference and/or information service activities in a specific operating unit or area of subject expertise. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

    Required Experience: Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.

    For more information and to apply, click the link here: 

  • Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:20 AM | Anonymous


    $43,241.71 - $64,862.56 Annually


    Las Cruces, NM

    Job Type

    Full-time Regular


    8/3/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

    Thomas Branigan Memorial Library (TBML) in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks a dynamic, creative, and customer-service-oriented person for a Senior Librarian position in our Public Programs section.

    Nature of Work

    Plans, develops, coordinates, promotes, presents and supervises various library programs and services to meet needs of patron; performs professional library work involving reference assistance, reader's advisory and collection development; may oversee the work of assigned staff.

    Position involves competing demands, performing multiple tasks, working to deadlines, occasional work beyond normal business hours, and responding to customer issues.  Regular attendance is an essential function of this job to ensure continuity of services.  Position is subject to drug testing in accordance with applicable State and Federal regulations and City of Las Cruces policies.

    Work is performed in a library & office setting.  Light physical demands; mostly desk work; some lifting of heavy books and materials. Frequent use of a personal computer.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    • Selects, procures, 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.
    • Plans, develops, coordinates, promotes, presents and supervises various library programs and services to meet the needs of the community; conducts outreach programs, speaks to community groups and schools, and develops and distributes marketing materials to promote the City Library and programs.
    • Manages and coordinates 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; manages expenditures and budget.
    • Performs 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.
    • Oversees, trains, and monitors the performance of assigned personnel; prepares schedules and assigns work activities to staff and volunteers; 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

    Master's Degree in Library Science and three years 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

    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.

    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

    Skills in: Performing a wide variety of technical library support functions; developing, coordinating and conducting library programs and activities; 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.

    For more information and to apply, click here:

  • Tuesday, July 20, 2021 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Town of Silver City – Silver City Public Library seeks an individual for the position of Children’s and Young Adult Librarian. Responsibilities include planning, directing and managing all aspects of children’s and young adult library services to meet the objectives identified in library planning documents and community needs.  The Children’s and Young Adult Librarian plans, organizes, and conducts library programs for children and youth from infancy through age 18.

    Prospective candidates must have library experience and experience working with children or young adults. Candidates should be able to work in a collaborative and creative team environment and establish effective interpersonal relations with children and young adults, their caregivers, and other professionals who work with children or youth. The ability to learn trends in children’s and young adult programming, literature and resources, and services is necessary. Candidates should be able to develop, implement, and promote services to children and young adults. A bachelor’s degree is required, and Masters of Library Science degree or enrollment in a Masters of Library Science program is preferred. We encourage MLS/MLIS students to list in their application all experience working with children and/or teens in any setting, volunteer or paid, library or non-library.

    A complete position description is downloadable at The Town of Silver City’s hiring policy and application form are available at

    Application and copies of required license and certification must be submitted to the Town of Silver City, Personnel Office, 101 W. Broadway, Silver City, NM 88061. Applications can be emailed to, faxed to (575) 534-6377, or mailed to PO Box 1188, Silver City, NM 88062. Please do not hesitate to contact us here at the Silver City Public Library if you have a question about the application process. 

    To learn more about the Silver City Public Library, visit our website at We are also on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. We are passionate about our library and our community, and we will be very happy to talk to you about it! Contact Lillian Galloway or Ken Dayer at 575-538-3672 or

  • Thursday, June 24, 2021 2:56 PM | Anonymous

    The New Mexico State University Library is accepting applications for a Library Specialist in Archives and Special Collections until July 18, 2021.

    Please visit the NMSU website at the link below for detailed job description, on-line application and guidelines. 

    Title: Library Specialist

    Pay Level:  5

    Position # 198600

    Posting Number: 2100354S

    Department: 390250-Library Archives and Special Collections

    Employee Class Code: N1-Staff FT Reg - Non-Exempt

    To apply, please click on or copy & paste this link:

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Under general supervision of NMSU Library Archives and Special Collections staff: Assists in processing and maintenance of materials related to local and regional history. Arranges, describes, indexes, and catalogs manuscripts, records, photographs and other non-book formats. Monitors the organization, accessibility and preservation of collections. Assists with monitoring building environment for collection care. Provides reference and research assistance to patrons of the department by staffing the reference desk and responding to email and telephone inquiries. Supervises student employees, training and assigning tasks after consultation with the department head, performing evaluations and monitoring annual allotment of hours. Creates access tools and participates in outreach efforts to increase awareness and use of collections. Aids in the creation of exhibits and displays. Assists in the creation and maintenance of digital content. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Classification Standard Duties  

    Provides guidance and assistance to patrons regarding general and specific information about the library and library resources. With minimal supervision, performs and/or oversees routine to moderately complex database tasks, utilizing automated database systems, to include materials check-in, circulation, searching, ordering of materials, and/or copy cataloging. Provides assistance to higher level staff and librarians with reference services, using proficiency in specialized indexes, reference sources, and on-line databases; may perform reference services with backup assistance. Performs specialized library tasks, including copy cataloging without review or original cataloging with review, processing of non-traditional materials (such as manuscripts and archival materials) without review, and handling of routine and complex invoices and orders, using specialized databases. Implements and communicates policies pertaining to services, operations, and activities; resolves complex departmental problems, and develops and implements operational procedures. Initiates and assists with collection maintenance activities and projects including electronic collections. Trains lower graded staff and/or student employees. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


    Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of library principles, practices, and terminology.


    Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment. Skill in the use of relevant automated library systems. Skill in the use of library resources.


    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Ability to provide training to staff and/or student employees. Ability to perform a variety of specialized library tasks. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

    Required Education       

    High School diploma or GED certificate.

    Required Experience    

    Five (5) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.

  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 1:54 PM | Anonymous

    Rio Rancho Public Libraries is currently hiring a Library Branch Supervisor for the Esther Bone Memorial Library.

    Position Title:      Library Branch Supervisor MC

    Department:        Library & Information Services

    Reports to:          Dept. Deputy Director or assigned Manager

    FLSA Status:        Exempt

    Bargaining Unit:   None                         Pay Grade:  23A

    Job Status:           Perm/FT                    FT Equiv:  1.0

    ** Focus is on supervision and family programs **  Esther Bone Memorial Library 

    Position Summary

    The Library Branch Supervisor oversees and coordinates the administrative, reference, collection, and planning and program functions for an assigned library department or branch, tasked with providing library services to the community. The Supervisor will direct, manage, supervise, and participate in the work of assigned library staff and volunteers and will perform a variety of functions to support the development and marketing of library collections, professional library reference assistance, and relevant programing and services for patrons. This position is accountable for the opening and closing of the library including maintaining and securing the building and grounds.

    Education, Training and Experience minimum required to proficiently perform the job

    Education/higher education: Master's Degree

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

    Minimum number of years of directly related experience:  Three (3) years related experience in library services.

    Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

    Driver s License requirement: Infrequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License     Required 

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

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job

    Knowledge: Library management principles and procedures of professional library administration, methods, practices, and techniques of library classification, cataloging, references, library collections, systems and online applications; Policies, rules and regulations governing conduct and safety of library programs and facilities; Working knowledge of reference tools and services; Standard bibliographic sources, the on-line cataloging databases, and verification tools; techniques and protocols for researching a wide variety of bibliographic databases; personal computers; and specialized software applications; City municipal codes; policies and procedures.  

    Skills: Provide excellent customer service to and interact with persons of different social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. Have a good working knowledge on the use of technology, equipment and software. Perform a wide variety of technical library support functions; develop, coordinate, and conduct library programs and activities; utilize and maintain automated library systems and computer equipment; library database research & maintenance; identify library collection issues and develop suggestions for enhancements; recognize and resolve conflicts in library data entry; organize workload to keep pace with flow of library materials and services; select, supervise, train, and evaluate work of assigned staff.

    Abilities: Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects, and demands; communicates effectively verbally and in written forms; perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with librarians and library clerical staff in planning and implementing programs, special events, projects, and promotions. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork environment. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers. External:   Works closely with library system staff, with public schools teachers and administration, outside vendors, and state and national library association members to coordinate efforts and provide programs. Works with community organizations and the general public in promoting library services and collections. Answers reference queries and assists library customers in locating and using library materials both on the shelves and on-line. Presents a courteous and friendly image for the City with the general public.

    Authorities and Accountabilities

    Level of independent decision making: High--incumbent is expected to analyze complex situations and take appropriate action

    Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City

    Span of control: Responsibility for the assigned workgroup

    For positions that supervise:

    • Approximate number of employees directly supervised: 6 to 10

    Essential Functions

    The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

    • Responsible for assigned operations and public services of one (1) or more library facilities or units including the planning and directing of assigned staff and support services. 
    • Oversees, trains, and monitors the performance of assigned personnel; prepares schedules and assigns work activities to staff and volunteers; 
    • Prepares and processes a variety of departmental reports including operational and statistical reports. 
    • Studies, recommends, and implements policies and procedures to improve department and employee productivity.
    • Oversees and assists with planning, organizing, publicizing and implementing library educational or other special projects and programs within assigned areas (e.g., children s story time); monitors program contractors to ensure contract compliance; may also develop materials and/or serve as instructor for designated projects and programs (e.g., internet safety training); participates in developing, designing and setting up exhibits and displays. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services in such areas as children s services, adult services, computer access services; recommends program and procedure changes.
    • Oversees and directs the daily operations for circulation, acquisition or cataloging of library materials, processing and maintenance of library materials, and the assistance provided at public information desks within the library.
    • Assists the general public in accessing and using library resources both in-house and on-line.
    • Evaluates, selects, orders, and weeds materials to maintain effective and timely library collections in line with the library s collection development plan and budget guidelines.
    • Contributes to the marketing of the library collections by giving library tours and by developing and maintaining displays, bibliographies, flyers, brochures, and library user guides, both printed and electronic.
    • Records service statistics, answers correspondence and telephone calls, develops procedures as needed, and contributes to the development and revision of library planning documents, including budget items.
    • Keeps abreast with professional developments and current events; reads journals, reviews books, bibliographies and other media. Participates in applicable educational opportunities.
    • May empty book-drops when closed and on holidays, when needed.
    • Serves on library committee s as assigned.
    • May be scheduled/required to work nights and weekends.
    • Lead on implementation and coordination of system-wide training of all staff and volunteers on topics including, but not limited to: circulation, selection, specialty services, programs, customer service, etc.
    • Train assigned employees; verify their work for accuracy in procedures, techniques and compliance with standards and specifications.
    • Provide full range of public services including: circulation, registration, information and reader's advisory, assistance in using electronic resources and all library equipment, promotion of library services, and programming.
    • Monitor the maintenance and security; ensure the safety and cleanliness of an assigned area and/or buildings and grounds.

    For more information and to apply, visit

  • Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:47 PM | Anonymous

    The Institute of Historical Survey Foundation is hiring an Executive Director.

    The Institute of Historical Survey Foundation (IHSF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Archive dedicated to the conservation and preservation of paper, film, sound, digital recordings, and muniments of historical importance.  IHSF is seeking an Executive Director for this non-traditional repository.

    The collections of the Foundation are diverse and include a plethora of materials with unlimited geographical and topical subjects.  IHSF, most particularly, has comprehensive laboratories capable of migrating “retired” recordings to current digital media.  Staff members are primarily volunteers.

    Major duties and responsibilities:

    The position involves overall supervision of historical projects (secular/ecclesiastical), the accession and preservation of archival acquisitions, reference services, and promotion of the IHSF Mission. 

    Qualifications Preferred

    ALA accredited Master’s degree in Library Science; or Certified Archivist; or Master’s degree in History or related field

    Good communication skills including written/spoken English and electronic media

    Knowledge of archival theory, practice, and automated systems

    Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing requirements

    Ability to work with retirees and senior volunteers, as well as university students

    Physical Requirements

    Ability to lift 35 lbs, move boxes and items via ladders when necessary

    Current driver’s license required

    COVID-19 protocols apply

    Reply to:

    Dr. Evan Davies

    POB 36   Mesilla Park, New Mexico   88047    Tele: 575.525.3035

    Attachments area

  • Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:12 PM | Anonymous

    Golden Library of Eastern New Mexico University is currently hiring a Library Systems Administrator

    SALARY: $46,000 

    OPENING DATE: 05/28/21


    CLOSING DATE: Continuous


    Position Summary 
    Under the general supervision of the Director, Golden Library, the Library Systems Administrator implements, manages, and oversees all technologies within the Library, including the Integrated Library System (ILS), the Discovery Service (DS), the web portal, and all current and new systems used within the Library.



    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Working in a team-oriented environment, the Library Systems Administrator will: 

    1.        Serve as the primary technical contact with library automation software and licensed database vendors. Support the use and accessibility of library systems and databases.

    2.        Participate with focus groups in the evaluation and recommendation of software and hardware used in various aspects of library operations.

    3.        Effectively resolve library system problems by conducting thorough analyses of problems and employing appropriate aids to resolve problems.

    4.        Collaborate and coordinate with librarians, library staff, and ITS as needed to ensure the availability of technology resources.

    5.        Provide a high level of customer service to library clients, communicating with library staff and clients about technology and software needs.

    6.        Responsible for all library systems administration duties which include all matters pertaining to OCLC WorldShare Management Services (WMS), OCLC EZProxy, EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS), and electronic resources upkeep and maintenance.

    7.        Maintain library portal and web page information as needed.

    8.        Attend meetings and maintain active memberships in relevant local, regional, state and national associations. Remains current on IT and library technology trends, issues, and standards.

    9.        Provide remote technical support for library systems to students, faculty and staff from all ENMU campuses.

    10.    Evaluate emerging technologies for application within library systems.

    11.    Assist with specialized reports and perform other duties as assigned. 

    12.    Contribute to Golden Library initiatives that further ENMU’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    13.    Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    ·  Demonstrated ability to think and thrive in a logical, creative and ever-changing innovative environment.

    ·  Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining reports.

    ·  Ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to information processed, stored, or accessed by the system. 

    ·  Effective verbal and written communication skills.

    ·  Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, manage and document technology deployment projects.

    ·  Demonstrated experience administering Linux and windows operating systems, managing authentication and monitoring for performance and security.

    ·  Demonstrated experience deploying web applications (with preference for Java based and php based) and use of code versioning systems.

    ·  Demonstrated knowledge of common library interoperability protocols (OAI, Z39.50, SRU), metadata frameworks (e.g. MARC and Dublin Core) and web services (service oriented architecture).

    ·  Familiarity with XML and XML Schemas.

    ·  Experience of managing library systems: Integrated Library System (OCLC WMS preferred), OpenURL, link resolver (SFX preferred) and EZProxy.

    ·  Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as experience working with broadly diverse communities.



    Physical Demand and Working Conditions: 

    ·          Work is performed inside during scheduled hours

    ·          Work is sedentary in nature with 20 pounds maximum weight to lift and carry

    ·          Work requires talking; reaching and handling objects with the use of the arms and fingers; and hearing and seeing

    Essential Functions: [As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities.  This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.] 



    Application Review Date: Open Until Filled  

    Condition of Employment: Must pass a pre-employment background check. 

    Electronic Application Instructions: Electronic applications should be submitted through the "Apply" link on the top of this page. Please attach the following required documents to your electronic application: 

    Required Documents: Please ensure that you attach all required documents even if you have applied for other positions at ENMU as the committee does not have access to those records. 

    Letter of interest 
    Contact information for three references (Blind reference calls may be made on applicants who become a finalist for the position) 
    Transcripts (unofficial for application purposes) 

    ENMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. Eastern New Mexico University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in its programs, activities, or employment. People seeking additional information about the University’s non-discrimination policy should contact the Affirmative Action Officer at (575) 562-2218.  Individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation can call the office of human resources at (575) 562-2115.  The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, employment and admission, and the University is required by Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate in such a manner.


  • Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:13 AM | Anonymous

    The City of Albuquerque is hiring one 40-hour M15 Librarian and one 30-hour M15 Librarian for The Public Library. 

    Position Summary:

    Perform a wide variety of professional library work within an assigned area of library operations including acquiring, cataloging and circulating material for a specific function of the library; provide a wide variety of public services to library patrons including reference services, web services, circulation and research activities; maintain library collection including the cataloging of books, films, records and other materials; and participate in various special programs including children's programs, youth programs or library educational programs; may supervise, plan and coordinate the operations and activities of an assigned branch library or unit. May perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. 

    Minimum education, experience, and additional requirements:

    Master's degree from an accredited college or university in library or information science or a related field from an American Library Association (ALA) certified institution; and

    Two (2) years of experience in an academic, public, school, special library, bookstore environment or information services field.

    Deadline to apply:  40-hour: 11:59 pm June 9

    30-hour: 11:59 PM June 14

    For more information and to apply, visit and type "library" in the search box to bring up the positions.

  • Saturday, May 22, 2021 9:36 AM | Anonymous

    The Legislative Council Service (LCS) is hiring an Assistant Librarian.

    EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED The assistant librarian performs tasks central to the acquisition, preparation, compilation and organization of materials that comprise the LCS library's print and online collection. The assistant librarian responds to research requests from legislators, legislative and state agency staff and the public. The work is assigned and reviewed by the senior legislative librarian. The assistant librarian performs a wide variety of technical library tasks, including serials check-in and distribution; processing of supplements and updates to legal materials; data entry; compilation of records; shelving and filing of periodicals and newspaper clippings, both print and electronic (Sharepoint); collection and organization of session documents; preparation of materials for binding; sorting and shelving of books and reports; maintaining vertical files; and preparation and distribution of the daily email news alert. The assistant librarian may also participate in collection management and maintenance projects; be involved in planning and organizational tasks; and respond routinely to reference and research requests that require a command of library print and online resources, legislative history and procedure. Tasks may change in response to developing technology.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school graduation or successful completion of the General Educational Development test plus any combination of college education and library experience adding up to four years. Fair knowledge of basic library operations, systems and procedures and of basic library and reference materials.

    For more information about the position, please click on the attached job description: Assistant Librarian job description.pdf

    To apply, email your resume and cover letter to Joanne Vandestreek at 

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

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