New Mexico State Library

Latest News + Hitchhiker Blog

Employment Opportunity: Librarian, Embudo Valley Library

The Embudo Valley Library and Community Center, located in Dixon, New Mexico, seeks a
Librarian who will:

  • Complete an in-house training program using materials from the New Mexico State
  • Work closely with the Executive Director, other staff, and volunteers,
  • Provide patrons of all ages with a variety of professional librarian services including
    reader guidance, reference, selection, and cataloging and maintenance of library
  • Plan and implement library programming, especially STEM programming,
  • Train patrons in technologies and library resources and services, and
  • Work 20-35 hours per week, including Saturdays.

The Librarian earns $17/hr to $20/hr, based on qualifications and experience. The schedule
includes day time, evening, and weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An enthusiastic, can-do attitude and an open minded, positive approach to challenges
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to work effectively with a
    broad range of personalities
  • Desire to learn and grow in a supportive environment
  • Background check for youth programming
  • Familiarity with library equipment and machines such as fax, printers, and computers
  • Willingness to become a New Mexico Notary Public
  • Ability to set goals and work independently towards their completion
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Basic computer literacy

Helpful but not required:

  • Marketing via website, social media, and other platforms
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English
  • Familiarity with library software, Google Suite applications, and Microsoft Office

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. To apply for this position submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

To learn more visit, call 505-579-9181, or stop by the library. We
welcome your questions!

Featured Categories

All Posts

All Categories