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Employment Opportunity: Receiving, Process and Distribution Associate New Mexico State Library

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Receiving, Processing and Distribution Associate (DCA #00004832)
Job ID   109100
Location   Santa Fe
Posting End Date   11/08/2019
Agency   Department of Cultural Affairs
Full/Part Time   Full-Time
Regular/Temporary   Regular – PERM for State
Job Posting Type   Standard Requisition


$10.83 – $18.84 Hourly

$22,516 – $39,178 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 45

Purpose of Position

Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?

This position resides at the New Mexico State Library Technical Services Bureau in Santa Fe. The Receiving, Processing and Distribution Associate receives and routes items delivered to the Bureau, processes items for the library collections, and distributes items for the New Mexico State Publications Program (per NMSA 1978 sec.18-2-4 (J)).

How does it get done?

Responsibilities include:
– handling items in electronic formats;
– using an integrated library system (currently the Polaris ILS) to create and edit item and issue records;
– using Microsoft Access to create and edit shipment lists;
-using a content management system (currently Contentdm) to describe and publish electronic items.

Who are the customers?

The Public Services Bureau at the New Mexico State Library, the New Mexico libraries in the state repository program, and colleagues.

Ideal Candidate

Will have:
– Library experience
– Inventory & shipping experience
– Computer experience

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

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.
Pre-employment background investigation is required and is conditional pending results.

Working Conditions

Office setting, exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage with extended periods of sitting.  Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

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Agency Contact Information: Bradley Carrington, 505-476-9730, or email:

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

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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