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:                               May 14, 2019                                                          

CLOSING DATE:                               June 12, 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.  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 regularly is required to sit and stand; have manual and finger dexterity; stoop, and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to crawl, climb heights, reach above shoulder level, crouch, kneel, balance, push/pull, and carry.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  The employee must regularly move up to 50 pounds with the assistance of equipment or another person.


Work Environment:

Work is performed in a library setting with a moderate noise level.  Evening, holiday and weekend work may be required. Travel may be required.


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.