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Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director Octavia Fellin Gallup

Deputy DirectorOctavia Fellin Public Library

Octavia Fellin Public Library

Gallup, New Mexico

Hiring Range: $55,515 – $60,091 DOQ

Status: Regular Full Time

Deadline: June 17, 2016 (for best consideration)


The Octavia Fellin Public Library seeks an innovative, creative, and community focused Deputy Director.  This is high level library management and advanced professional work.  Assists Library Director in overseeing and managing all library operations and services. Responsible for the library in the Director’s absence.  Manages overall daily library operations. Supervises reference, collection development and the community computer training program. Coordinates community programming for adults and participation outreach activities. Identifies and writes grants. Responsible for assuring that library users receive quality services. Represents the library to community organizations developing partnerships and collaborations.  Work includes identifying trends, possible new services and implementing them in a fiscally sound manner. Work requires extensive contact with library staff, library users, community organizations, other city departments, elected officials the media and professional organizations. This position requires excellent communication skills both written and verbal.  Required to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends. Some travel required.


ALA Accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS/MLIS), Four (4) years professional library work, with two (2) years in a supervisory position.


Experience in providing traditional and electronic reference service, experience in materials selection and collection development, experience in community programming and outreach activities, and experience in budget preparation and monitoring expenditures.


Applications may be obtained at the City of Gallup Human Resources Office, 110 West Aztec, Gallup, New Mexico 87301.  For more information please call (505) 863-1215.  Fax 🙁 505) 726-2053.  Job Line: (505) 863-1243.  Apply online

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