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Employment Opportunity: Library Technician Operational Rural Bookmobile East (Tucumcari) New Mexico State Library

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Job ID 102053
Location Tucumcari
Posting End Date

Agency Department of Cultural Affairs

Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Sponsored Term
Job Posting Type Continuous Job Opening


$10.19 – $17.73 Hourly

$21,195 – $36,878 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 45

Purpose of Position

This posting will be used to conduct ongoing recruitment and will remain open until filled.

Why does the job exist?

This position Is responsible for providing and ensuring direct public library services for rural New Mexicans. This position will travel in a 31+ foot bookmobile to provide library services throughout the Eastern part of New Mexico and promote the bookmobile program and other State Library programs in a multi-county-region.

How does it get done?

– Provide quality library services on the Bookmobile to rural patrons using all appropriate and available resources.
– Conduct all library services In accordance to policies and procedures as well as tracking quarterly statistics.
– Assist in managing and building a library collection based on patron preferences and entering that collection in the Koha system for check out by patrons and tracking of collection.
– Promote marketing and outreach of other programs for rural residents such as Books by Mall and Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
– Help drive the bookmobile; schedule vehicular maintenance and repairs and maintains an ongoing log of work performed.

Ideal Candidate

Has experience:
scheduling, monitoring and maintaining vehicles
driving a large vehicle on rural roads
ordering books and/or materials
reconciling accounts to source documentation and handling monetary transactions
overseeing circulation and resource sharing services in a library

Minimum Qualification

High School Diploma or Equivalent and one (1) year of relevant experience. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education Experience
1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND # of months or years of experience specified in the minimum qualification
2 Associate’s Degree AND Zero 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.

Employment Requirements

Employment is subject to a pre-employment background investigation and is conditional pending results. Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Must obtain and maintain a current Defensive Driving Certificate from the State of New Mexico as a condition of employment in order to drive 35′ bookmobile and 4-door sedan.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a bookmobile and a library office setting with exposure to Visual/Video Display Terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and phone usage, sitting for extended periods of time, ability to lift up to 40lbs, standing, kneeling, stretching, and ability to climb stairs on and off the bus.

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Agency Contact Information: Liana Morales, 575-461-1206 or Email

Bargaining Unit Position

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

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