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Government Information Librarian (DCA #4806)

New Mexico State Library

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Application Deadline

Apply By Feb 16th, 2023


$50,155.00 to $80,248.00 per Year   Calculate


Santa Fe, NM





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

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.

How does it get done?

Provide expert, professional level government information reference service in order to provide access to information and guidance to information sources for the general public, scholars, NM libraries, and government agencies.

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?

The general public, state agencies, and libraries statewide.

Ideal Candidate

Government documents depository and collections experience
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.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

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Additional Info & Requirements

Employment is subject to a pre-employment background investigation and is conditional pending results. Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment.  Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

Apply here - https://careers.share.state.nm.us/psp/hprdcg/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=130436&PostingSeq=1

The Community

The State Library, part of the Department of Cultural Affairs, is located in the distinctive community of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

HR Info

Lori Thornton, Chief Public Services


(505) 476-9717

Posted Jan 19, 2023