$24.11 – $38.58 Hourly
$50,155 – $80,248 Annually
This position is a Pay Band 70
Why does the job exist?
The New Mexico State Library, established in 1929, is committed to providing leadership that promotes effective library services and access to information to all citizens of New Mexico. The State Library provides services that support public libraries as well as delivers direct library services to rural populations, state agencies, the visually impaired and physically disabled, and students and citizens conducting research. There are more than 2 million items in the State Library’s collection!
As part of the Public Services Bureau, this position provides advanced or expert level government information services to library customers, as well as professional oversight of both the State Documents Depository Clearinghouse library system and collection, and the Federal documents New Mexico Shared Regional depository collection. The person in this position must demonstrate initiative and a strong customer service commitment. The person in this position provides leadership for and coordination of all aspects of the government depositories and collections by planning, organizing, and directing activities to develop, collect, maintain, and provide permanent public access to government publications. This position conducts complex research in order to respond to state and federal government information requests. This position promotes government information services and collections.
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED FOR ONGOING RECRUITMENT AND MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME. APPLICANT LISTS MAY BE SCREENED MORE THAN ONCE.
How does it get done?
Manage the selective and regional Federal depository collections to ensure current and future access to both physical and digital publications, focusing on the Four Corners region.
Administer the State Documents Depository Clearinghouse to ensure that the public, librarians, and state employees have access to New Mexico state publications throughout the state via the network of 20 depository libraries.
Who are the customers?
Knowledge of state and/or federal government documents depository programs
Knowledge of or experience providing adult research and reference services in a library setting.
Knowledge of or experience conducting complex library research.
These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:
|1||Master’s degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification||AND||2 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.
Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to visual/video display terminals and extensive personal computer and phone usage. Some sitting, standing, bending and reaching is required. Occasional lifting and/orpushing of boxes or books weighing up to 40 pounds.