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Employment Opportunity: Library Supervisor, Artesia Public Library

The Artesia Public Library is hiring a Library Supervisor.

Responsible for overall operations of the Artesia Public Library including a variety of administrative and supervisory work in planning, organizing and implementing the programs and services of the Library.


Master’s degree (M.A.) or equivalent MLS From an ALA-accredited institution and Permanent Professional Certification, five (5) years progressively responsible experience in library operation including two (2) years supervisory experience; OR ten (10) years related experience and/or training, five of which must be in general library operations, grade II certification; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Through knowledge of the principals and practices of modern library systems and programs, through knowledge of library collection classification and selection techniques.

For Full Details and To Apply:   City of Artesia Jobs

Tasks:Responsibility for and oversight of all Library functionsSelect and purchase materials for library collectionManage existing collection, including decisions regarding deselection, binding, and mendingSupervise library staff; conduct evaluations at intervals specified by the CityAssist IT Department in managing and maintaining staff/public computers.Prepare annual report for New Mexico State LibraryPrepare applications for e-rate discounts for the libraryManage petty cash, Report to Artesia Public Library Board regarding annual purchases from Leah Kennedy Southwest Trust FundPlan annual budget; review proposed budget with Board of Trustees and submit to Council. Implement approved budget.Maintain physical plant and recommend major maintenance projects to Council.Serve as a liaison to vendors regarding electronic resource trials, acquisitions, licensing and technical issues.Research emerging technologies and their application within the Library.Serve as the point person for all issues involving the Libraries digital and technological services.Work with database providers, vendors, publishers and other personnel to resolve digital resources connectivity and access issues.Proactively manage technical changes to preempt resource access problems.Maintain accurate data about electronic resources for all Library systems.Manage the libraries’ web presence and social networking.Manage the promotion of resources in various library systems and website.Oversee and analyze usage statistics for electronic resources.Maintain current awareness of emerging trends and best practices in resource access and discoverability.Provides leadership, skill, and expertise in the collaborative development, maintenance and use of digital library collections.


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