JOB TITLE:                                        Senior Librarian                                          

JOB TYPE:                                         Regular                                             

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:                Community Services-Library (Community Engagement)     

SALARY:                                            Range is $60,076-88,559.38/annually                                                 


OPENING DATE:                              June 10, 2019                                                         

CLOSING DATE:                               July 8, 2019                         




Minimum Qualifications:


Additional Qualifications for Senior Librarian:


Preferred Qualifications:


Position Summary:

Under general supervision of the Library Manager or Assistant Library Manager, oversees the operations of one or more specialty library services, and performs a range of complex and specialized library tasks requiring a high level of professional expertise and customer service skills.  Provides guidance, leadership, and coordination to library services staff in areas such as circulation, reference, web and electronic services, youth services, systems administration, and materials cataloging, acquisition and processing, community engagement and program development.  Participates in the development of operating policies and procedures, systems to maintain records, and quality standards.  Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information. 


The general level and nature of this position are described in the headings below.  This is not an all- inclusive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel in this classification. 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for Senior Librarian:


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


Additional Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Senior Librarian:


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, walk and stand. The employee regularly uses manual and finger dexterity and visual acuity to complete tasks. The employee routinely uses a full range of mobility in upper and lower body; reaches overhead; works in various positions, including stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time. The employee must be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks; and be able to lift 50 pounds with the assistance of equipment or another person. 


Work Environment:

Work is performed in a library environment with a moderate noise level, occasionally working under stressful conditions and for extended periods of time.  This position routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers. Evening, holiday, and weekend work outside of normal business hours may be required as well as travel and attendance at meetings.


Each and every county position requires the following professional skills and abilities as key and necessary elements of performance.  Employees are required to:



How to Apply:

Apply online at or give us a call at 505-662-8040 for questions.


If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the examination process, notify the Human Resources Division at (505)662-8040 at the time of application.  Some documents can be provided in accessible formats.  Contact Human Resources at the above number if an accessible format is needed.


Applications become a public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection.


Selection Procedure:

The Incorporated County of Los Alamos does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in employment or the provisions of service.