Salary range is $60,076 to $88,559.38/annually
Los Alamos Public Library System is looking for a dynamic, innovation librarian to be our Community Engagement Librarian. This newly created senior level position leads our efforts to develop, market, and deliver, innovation programs and services to meet community needs.
The Los Alamos County Library System welcomes applicants with public library experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience building multi-partner collaborations. The Community Engagement Librarian will collaborate with others to identify community needs, develop strategic programming goals and evaluate programs for effectiveness. This librarian will create and lead the programming team, supervise one library specialist and volunteers, write and manage grants, and market library programs and services including managing the library website and overseeing the library’s social media presence.
Los Alamos County is a small community that possesses a world-wide reputation for scientific and technological development. Community life features small-town living with friendly neighbors, low crime and an excellent school system. Cultural and recreational opportunities abound, with plenty of hiking and biking trails, skiing at the local Pajarito Ski Resort, and visits to nearby Valles Caldera National Preserve and Bandelier National Monument.
•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library, Library and Information Science, Humanities or a related field.
•Four years’ library experience.
•Must successfully complete pre-employment physical exam prior to commencing work.
•Successful completion of Need to Know training within one year of employment.
•If primary task includes Youth Services, must successfully complete a thorough background investigation.
Additional Qualifications for Senior Librarian
•Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science or Library and Information Science.
•Additional year of library experience, including experience managing a budget.
•Two years of supervisory experience.
•Experience in building and leading teams.
•Valid New Mexico driver’s license.