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Employment Opportunity: Documents Cataloger New Mexico State Library

Documents Cataloger (DCA #4834)

$35,380.80 – $61,568.00 Annually
Santa Fe (City), NM
Job Type
Permanent Position
Department of Cultural Affairs
Job Number
2/8/2018 11:59 PM Mountain
Job Description
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Purpose of Position:
This position resides at the New Mexico State Library; it is located in Santa Fe. This Librarian –Advanced (Document Cataloger) position is responsible for cataloging, classifying and processing the New Mexico State Library’s state and federal documents. This position enables our users to readily identify and access our resources. This position is responsible for cataloging in all formats including online, continuing resources, cartographic and visual materials. This position will apply national and local standards and policies. This position will be responsible for editing and creating bibliographic records in WorldCat and importing and maintaining them in our Polaris database. This position will be responsible for following the Resource Description and Access standard, as well as the policies of the Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging and the Name Authority Cooperative Project. This position classifies using these schedules: Superintendent of Documents, New Mexico State Documents, Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal. This position applies terms from these controlled vocabularies: Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms, Library of Congress Demographic Group Terms. This position participates in bureau training. This position works closely with the Documents Librarian in our Public Services Bureau and with technicians in both the Technical Services and the Public Services bureaus.

Due to the available budget allocated for this position the hiring rate will not exceed $23.31 per hour.


Classification Description
Librarian Advanced
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (or recognized by the appropriate body of another country) with two (2) years experience in performing and providing advanced library technical operations, effective library and information services, plus cataloging experience and managerial experience.

Employment Requirements:
Must possess and maintain a current and valid Driver’s License. Must posses and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico as a condition of employment .

Statutory Requirements:

Supplemental Information
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Working Conditions:
Work is preformed in an office setting with exposure to Visual Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer, phone and using book cart. Some sitting, standing, bending ad reaching may be required also must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.

Conditions of Employment:
Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency’s utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Default FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt. FLSA status may be determined to be different at the agency level based on the agency’s utilization of the position.

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

Agency Contact Information:
Bradley Carrington, (505) 476-9730, or email:
Link to Agency:
State of New Mexico
2600 Cerrillos Road

Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505.

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