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Job DescriptionProfessional library work in the children’s department. Work involves providing professional library expertise to a major library area in children's services. Work is performed in accordance with professional knowledge and standard library procedures. Responsible for evaluation, collection development, weeding and maintenance of the children’s collection. Responsible for understanding children’s basic behavior patterns and initiating appropriate responses when required. Plans, organizes and directs children’s projects and programs such as Summer Reading Program, Story Times, tours, outreach contacts, etc. Staffs the children’s reference desk and provides general reference guidance and specialized reference guidance in a subject area specialty, gives out information both in person and over the phone, may do specialized and difficult subject matter reference work away from reference desk Must possess and maintain a valid Class D driver's license issued by the State of New Mexico and have a satisfactory driving record. An out-of-state current driver’s license will be accepted. If hired, a New Mexico driver’s license must be obtained within 6 months of date of hire. Must be certified as a Grade II Librarian by the State of New Mexico within one year of date of hire. Must be able to pass a rigid background investigation including work history, criminal records, driving records and other records deemed necessary.
Additional Info & RequirementsSalary Range is $31,031.95 to 39,605.50 per year with excellent benefits. Normal starting salary $31,031.95 per year. Job posting will remain open until filled. Application and waiver form can be obtained on-line at
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Posted Apr 3, 2008