New Mexico Library Association

Supporting and promoting New Mexico libraries and librarians


  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023 12:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Santa Fe Public Library

    Position: Library Collections Manager

    Salary Range: HOURLY RATE RANGE: $28.87-$43.31

    For Best Consideration Date: 10/10/2023



    The Library Collections Manager manages Santa Fe Public Library Division materials acquisitions, cataloging, and collection development to meet the diverse needs and interests of the community and to facilitate ease of access to the collections and services and to increase use of library materials. Participates in the planning and evaluation of system-wide policies, procedures and programs. Responsible for overseeing collection budget and supervising the work of the staff of the Tech Services department. In the absence of the Library Division Director, may be asked to be in charge of the library system.


    All applications must be submitted on the City of Santa Fe Careers Website.

  • Wednesday, September 20, 2023 11:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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

    Job Title:  Library Info. Specialist 3

    Department: College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences (CULLS)

    Status: Open Until Filled

    Best Consideration Date:  September 28, 2023

    Salary posted: Monthly - $3354.00-$4660.93



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

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

    This position is based in Zimmerman Library with an anticipated regular Monday through Friday schedule, but may provide support for evening and/or weekend hours and provide services in other library locations on campus. Zimmerman supports the teaching and research programs of the University with a focus on the humanities, education, business, and social sciences. 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, and a variety of student spaces designed for both individual study and group activity.

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


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

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


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


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

  • Tuesday, September 05, 2023 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY is accepting applications for an Outreach/Ethnic Studies Librarian in the Reference and Research Services department.

    For further information and to apply online, visit our website Posting #498596

    For more information about working at NMSU please visit

    New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.

  • Monday, August 21, 2023 12:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    City of Las Cruces Logo

    Title: Librarian 1 (Adult Services)

    Job Type: Full-time Regular

    Salary: $47,541.52 - $67,152.38 Annually

    Closing Date: 9/18/2023 


    Nature of Work

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    General Knowledge of: Principles and practices of public library administration; methods and procedures for developing and maintaining library collections; policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of library programs and facilities; library classification, cataloging, and acquisition protocols; techniques and protocols for researching a wide variety of online bibliographic databases; business and personal computers, and specialized software applications; City municipal code, policies and procedures.

    Skills in: Performing a wide variety of technical library support functions; utilizing and maintaining automated library systems and computer equipment; library database research & maintenance; identifying library collection issues and developing suggestions for enhancements; working with several disparate computer database systems; providing customer services to and interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds; recognizing and resolving conflicts in library data entry; organizing workload to keep pace with flow of library materials.

    Ability to: Assess and prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands; communicate effectively in verbal and written forms; establish and maintain effective working relations with co-workers and customers.

    Application Instructions

    All applications must be submitted directly through the City of Las Cruces Careers website.

  • Monday, August 21, 2023 11:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Title: Director of Library

    Department: Library

    Type: Full-Time



    The Director of Library administers and provides overall leadership for the library and related learning resources. The Director advocates for the needs of the library and its users, ensuring the provision of relevant and high-quality resources and services.  The Director supervises library staff, provides administrative reports, develops and maintains budgets and plans, and contributes to library and college-wide planning, policymaking, and goal/mission attainment. The Director functions as a member of a collaborative teaching team, providing support to faculty in developing and delivering instructional content within an integrated curriculum. The Director oversees the provision of user services to students, faculty, staff, and other members of the community.  The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability.

    • This position is exempt.
    • This position reports to the Dean/CAO.


    • Develop and administer the library’s annual budget and other planning documents.
    • Hire, train, and provide direction and support for library staff, supporting their professional growth and development.
    • Collaborate with the Office of Academic Affairs in the development and delivery of medical and health information literacy for students.
    • Provide medical reference and research services and support.
    • Ensure access to high-quality library resources and services for all students, faculty, staff, residents, preceptors, and other affiliates of the College both locally and at a distance.
    • Oversee all aspects of collection development and management, including the selection of materials, licensing of electronic resources and databases, and document delivery.
    • Ensure compliance with College policies and procedures.
    • Plan, coordinate, and participate in community and professional outreach activities on behalf of the library and the College.
    • Serve on College committees, task forces, and workgroups as requested.
    • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


    • Knowledge of electronic library resources, databases, information technologies, and services.
    • Knowledge of medical reference tools and resources.
    • Knowledge of relevant medical and health information literacy standards.
    • Knowledge and understanding of current trends and practices in medical libraries.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across disciplines with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management, and presentation skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in teams, and to prioritize to meet expectations.


    • Master’s degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science from an American Library Association accredited program.
    • Five (5) years working in a medical or academic health sciences focused library with three (3) years of supervisory experience.
    • Expertise in budgeting, financial management, and resource allocation.
    • Experience managing subscriptions and electronic resource licenses.


     Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) certification or other certification/specialization related to medical or health sciences librarianship.

    Note: Applicants must currently be authorized to lawfully work in the United States on a full-time basis.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, a review of resumes is scheduled to begin immediately.  Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE.


    Applications should be submitted by electronic submission via the Burrell College Work Opportunities website.

    Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal-opportunity employer
    and values diversity in our faculty and staff as an important aspect of the educational process. 
    BCOM encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences to apply.

  • Monday, July 31, 2023 3:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Research and Collections | New Mexico State Library

    Position: Tribal Outreach and Program Support Specialist

    Agency: Department of Cultural Affairs

    Job Type: Full Time

    Salary: $17.47 - $27.07 Hourly | $36,332 - $56,314 Annually

    Best Consideration Date: August 14, 2023


    Why does the job exist?

    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 outreach services as needed to New Mexico's Navajo Chapters, as well as program support for Tribal Libraries Program grants, Rural Libraries Program grants, and the General Obligation grants to public and tribal libraries.

    How does it get done?

    The Tribal Outreach and Program Support Specialist is responsible for the Navajo Nation Library Outreach, which consists of assisting the Tribal Library Program (TLP) Coordinator with the development of community libraries on the Navajo Nation as requested by chapter house leaders; and representing the New Mexico State Library (NMSL) TLP at community and tribal functions. Additionally, the position is in charge of Tribal Library Program Grant Management and Library Development. The position provides support for the: Libraries Grant Program; State Grants in Aid Program; Rural Library Endowment Program; and General Obligation Bond Program.

    Who are the customers?

    This job serves New Mexico's Navajo Nation chapters, senior centers, schools, tribal libraries, and public libraries.

    Ideal Candidate

    The ideal candidate has library experience and college degree in business or accounting preferred. Must be proficient in MSOffice suite of software, including Word and Excel with the ability to use merge functions to create large batches of documents and spreadsheets to track various programs for tribal and public libraries. Fluent speaker of Diné Bizaad preferred.

    Minimum Qualification

    High School Diploma or Equivalent and one and one half (1.5) years of relevant experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

    Substitution Table

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

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

    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

    Job entails both office work with exposure to a video display terminal and extensive personal computer and telephone usage and extended sitting, and driving a state car on library and chapter house visits for site and community outreach. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

    Supplemental Information


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    Agency Contact Information: Dale Savage (505) 476-9720 or Email:

    For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

    Bargaining Unit Position

    This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.


    All Applications should be submitted directly through the State of New Mexico careers website.

  • Thursday, July 20, 2023 8:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Doña Ana Community College | Thrive at DACC!

    Position Title: CC Librarian, Lg

    College/Division: DACC Dona Ana CC

    Internal or External Search: External - Open to all applicants

    Location: Doña Ana Community College

    Target Hourly/Salary Rate:  $42,269 target entry to commensurate with qualifications.

    Appointment Full-time Equivalency:  1.0

    Exempt or Non-Exempt:  Exempt

    Best Consideration Date: August 18, 2023



    Manages one or more aspects of a library program area such as; public, technical, or access services. Accountable for quality, innovation and creative use of available resources in support of operations.


    Responsible for fund development through grant writing, annual appeals, planned giving, memorial programs, requests to municipalities, legislators and community service organizations. Directs and supervises the expenditure of library funds. Seeks to improve library services and collections in a fiscally responsible way. Pursues additional financial support for the library on a local, state and national level. Recommends, plans and implements library services and necessary changes in those services to keep current with needs and demands of the community. Evaluates the effectiveness of library services in relation to the needs of the community. Recommends and administers materials buying policies of the library. Prepares regular reports on current progress and future needs. Makes public appearances on behalf of the library; gives tours of the building when appropriate. Cooperates with other libraries to make effective use of funds and develop services. Takes responsibility for collection development and acquisitions, including weeding the collection. Administers various programs of the library. Makes selections of books for these programs. Keeps informed of academic and technological developments in the profession; attends professional meetings and conferences. Knows local, state and national laws that affect libraries and plays an active role in initiating and supporting beneficial library legislation. Attends meetings and workshops, local, county, state and national, necessary to the efficient, informed functioning of the library. All other duties as assigned.


    Required Education: Master's degree in a related field.

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

    Equivalency: None

    Required Certification/License: None.


    KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of emerging technologies and their application to libraries is essential. Knowledge of and experience with excellent customer service skills is vital. Comprehensive knowledge of public library operations, aims and services.

    SKILLS: Good communication skills, creative thinking, and talent for organization.

    ABILITIES: Ability to meet people easily, to motivate others, and to work effectively with library staff and boards.


    • Design, develop, and maintain the library website using the library and college’s content management systems (Springhare and Cascade). 
    • Lead ongoing usability testing on the library website. Work with library management, students, faculty and other stakeholders to coordinate and administer tests, analyze feedback, incorporate changes to the library website and communicate results. Ensure the library's web-based content adheres to web accessibility standards. 
    • Assist with or administer online databases, associated middleware (EZ Proxy, Alma, Primo, Springshare, Cascade, Canvas, etc.), and social media accounts.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve complex connectivity issues: authentication, database and e-journal changes, subscription platform changes, network and IP issues, etc. Work with college ITS, NMSU library and ITS staff, and vendor technical support as appropriate. 
    • Support online discovery of library resources via the integrated library system (ILS) and associated products. Activities may include service configurations, integrations, migrations, upgrades, enhancements or other fixes; day to day management, maintenance, troubleshooting and user support. 
    • Recommend new technology applications; lead and manage implementation.
    • Perform assessment of library technologies and web services. 
    • Maintain working knowledge of library and web technology, best practices, and proficiency in maintaining library systems. 
    • Teach library instruction sessions, create user guides, embed library content lms systems, and create videos and tutorials as needed. 
    • Serve on college and library committees as appropriate.
    • Develops and maintains professional skills by participating in continuing education and professional development activities such as conferences, workshops, and committee work with professional library organizations.


    • Some knowledge of metadata scheme such as MARC
      Experience with the SpringShare platform
      Knowledge of integrated library systems (Ex Libris Alma/Primo), EZproxy, authentication protocols, interlibrary loan, and content management systems.
      Experience with website design, including HTML, CSS and Javascript/JQuery.
      Familiarity with website accessibility standards and guidelines.


    All applications must be submitted through the NMSU Careers Website.

  • Thursday, July 20, 2023 8:08 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Doña Ana Community College | Thrive at DACC!

    Position Title: Library Spec, Sr

    College/Division: DACC Dona Ana CC

    Location: Doña Ana Community College

    Target Hourly/Salary Rate: 16.05

    Appointment Full-time Equivalency: 1.0

    Exempt or Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt



    Under general supervision, performs moderately complex tasks in one or more library specialization, such as technical, public, and access services. May assist in the total operations of one or more specialty units. May participate in the development of policy and procedures. Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of library programs and services.


    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.


    Bachelor's degree in a related field.

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

    Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.

    Required Certification/License:



    Knowledge of library acquisition practices and budget availability. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of library packages, software and products as well as other emerging technologies. Knowledge of library theory, concepts, methods, and techniques. Knowledge of faculty and/or staff hiring procedures.


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


    Ability to interpret and evaluate client informational needs and to determine appropriate alternative solutions. Ability to analyze and solve problems. Ability to effectively communicate and foster a cooperative work environment. Ability to plan, organize and oversee the operations of an integrated library service activity. Ability to plan and implement operational policies and procedures in area of expertise. Ability to make evaluative judgments. Ability to provide technical advice and information to faculty in area of expertise. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials. Ability to coordinate quality assurance programs in area of specialty.


    • Hire, supervise, train, and evaluate lower graded staff or student employees.
    • Schedule and evaluate service at a customer service point.
    • Utilize various library systems on a daily basis, such as those used for cataloging, circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, serials, scheduling, and materials processing.
    • Provide assistance to patrons or customers to locate needed information and utilize library services.
    • Ensure a safe library environment for patrons and staff by reporting behavior violations and contacting appropriate authorities regarding health and security issues or atypical conduct.
    • Interpret policies and procedures to staff and public as well as review and suggest revisions.
    • Serve as a member of the management team in collaboration with Library Director and other staff.
    • Participate, as assigned in system wide meetings, special projects, and committees.


    All applications must be submitted through the NMSU Careers Website.

  • Sunday, July 16, 2023 7:22 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: Librarian

    Type: Full Time 2023-2024 Academic Year



    Creates a flexible program and environment favorable to learning and personal growth; motivates students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to obtain a good foundation for continuous growth and development; provides students with experiences which integrate affective, cognitive and psychomotor dimensions of learning; establishes effective rapport with students and community members; assists students in developing positive feelings toward themselves and others; cooperatively plans with teachers toward the maximum use of library-media resources and programs.


    Incumbent must achieve the following outcomes with or without reasonable  accommodation: 

    • Cooperates in the development and implementation of the district program of instruction and participates in the school and district-level curriculum development process.
    • Plans and implements a program of study that, as much as possible, meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and complies with State Department of Education Standards and the APS Board of Education goals.
    • Guides the learning process toward the achievement of curriculum goals.
    • Integrates the library-media programs into the school curriculum by planning with staff the objectives for lessons, assignments, units and projects in harmony with curriculum goals and communicates the objectives to students.
    • Employs instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting stated objectives.
    • Establishes and maintains standards of appropriate student behavior and discipline to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom and assists in its maintenance campus wide.
    • Evaluates the library-media program and the learning progress of students on a regular basis.
    • Prescribes effective learning programs and initiates referrals to appropriate personnel when concerns arise.
    • Assesses the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
    • Establishes and maintain open lines of communication with students and parents concerning students' academic, social and behavioral progress.
    • Creates a library-media environment that is conducive to learning and appropriate to the maturity and interests of students and staff members.
    • Meets and instructs assigned classes in the locations and at the times designated while providing facilities and assistance for producing learning materials.
    • Coordinates the selection, ordering, circulation and maintenance of print and non-print materials, supplies and equipment for the library-media center collection and maintains inventory.
    • Takes necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, staff, equipment, materials and facilities from hazards or from theft and vandalism.
    • Plans and oversees the school library-media budget with consultation of district library-media staff.
    • Schedules, trains and supervises staff, parents, volunteers, students and others in the library.


    The minimum expectations for this job are as follows: 

    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Flexibility, organization, decision-making and problem solving skills.
    • Interpersonal skills with diverse populations in-person and on the telephone.
    • Knowledge of APS community, computer system, financial procedures and legal requirements.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.
    • Knowledge of district policies on immunization, medication, first aid, emergencies and child abuse/neglect.
    • Knowledge of all laws, regulations and guidelines affecting teachers and students.
    • Knowledge of effective classroom and library-media management techniques.
    • Ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents, community members and staff.


    EDUCATION AND LICENSURE: The minimum requirements for this job are as follows: 

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    • Current New Mexico teaching certificate endorsed in the area to be taught.
    • Course work in education, classroom management, educational psychology or related field.
    • Library endorsement


    Applications can be submitted on the Albuquerque Public Schools Career website.

  • Sunday, July 16, 2023 4:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Pueblo Of Sandia

    Position: Librarian

    Department: Education

    Salary: $66,955 Annual Salary

    Type: Full-Time



    Responsible for the administration of a Tribal library, information and learning center and custody of Tribal official records, resolutions, archives, maps, files, and related documents.


    1. Responsible for developing and maintaining a working library system for the following learning centers:  Recreational reading, children/young adult, community information, community activities, independent learning, and research center.
    2. Manages activities involved in cataloging, loan activities, selection, and acquisition of books and related materials.
    3. Responsible for preserving the history and cultural heritage of the Pueblo of Sandia. (Develop and manage the archives).
    4. Processes in new and donated materials.
    5. Shelves returned materials to proper area.
    6. Generates special reports, compile statistical data, sort material, file cards and records.
    7. Works with community agencies and groups to promote support for library services.
    8. Develops library programs designed to enhance higher educational achievement and provide the opportunity for advancing career goals and opportunities.
    9. Provides efficient and productive management of all vital records according to accepted practices.
    10. Maintains in custody and stores all official records of the Pueblo of Sandia, to include minutes, regulations, legal documents and related material as defined by the Tribal Council and/or the Governor.
    11. Researches and interprets stored information for the Tribal Council, Governor, Tribal staff, and citizens.
    12. Researches and gathers a chronology of Tribal history, traditions, values, and customs.
    13. Ensures that the library conforms to state and federal laws and that grant provisions are in compliance.
    14. May teach the TIWA Language as requested.
    15. Performs additional duties and responsibilities as necessary or assigned.


    1. Ability to plan the physical layout of the library.
    2. Ability to automate library records, develops networking systems, design programs, and assess community needs.
    3. Ability to file, type, use word processor, computer terminal and multi-line telephone system.
    4. Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, and initiative in handling routine problems.
    5. Ability to work effectively with patrons representing all age levels.
    6. Ability to communicate orally and in writing and teach the TEWA Language.
    7. Ability to accurately research general library materials and official records.
    8. Ability to work odd and unusual hours and on weekends.
    9. Ability to write and apply for federal and state grants.
    10. Ability to develop short and long term goals and objectives.
    11. Knowledge of library services and ability to refer patrons.
    12. Knowledge of the library coding system used for material identification.



    1. High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.
    2. Bachelor’s degree in Library, Multi-Media or related field from an accredited college or university.
    3. Three (3) years’ experience in a library position and/or in a position involved in the receipt, storage, identification, and retrieval of sensitive and/or confidential material.
    4. Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted New Mexico Driver’s License.
    5. The following certification is required prior to employment start date:
    • State of New Mexico Librarian Certification

    Licensing Status:

    1. Must be able to successfully pass a Background and Character Investigation in compliance with PL 101.630.
    2. Will require a post-offer, pre-employment and random drug screening.


    1. Work is performed indoors.
    2. Duties are performed in a temperature-controlled environment.
    3. Duties are performed independently with limited supervision.
    4. Subject to hazards such as common colds, influenza, falling objects, heavy material, cleaning products, glues, fire extinguisher and cutting instruments.
    5. Tasks may be performed on uneven, carpeted, flat, and hard surfaces.
    6. Specific required movements include the following: (40 lbs. Maximum)
    • Trunk-bend, twist, rotate, push, pull, carry
    • Arms-reach, carry, push, pull, lift, twist, rotate
    • Legs-lift, push, pull, twist, rotate, balance
    • Hands-grasp, manipulate, bilateral coordination, overall and finger dexterity, eye and hand coordination


    All applications must be submitted through the Sandia Resort and Casino Careers Website.

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