Director of Library Services
New Mexico Junior College - Hobbs, NM

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This position is responsible to the Vice President for Instruction. As the Director of Library Services, this persons responsibilities include: supervision of all library personnel; developing policies and procedures for the library; administer the library budget; administer the U.S. Federal and New Mexico State Publications Depository Programs; administer the technical and public services section; provide reference service to patrons; serve as the College’s representative on the Estacado Library Information Networks (ELIN) Management Council; serve as the College liaison to local, state, and federal library organizations; and work closely with the faculty and community in support of their needs. Nothing contained herein shall limit the president in assigning the employee to any of the various college activities for which he/she would be qualified in order to meet the needs of New Mexico Junior College.


This position requires the candidate to possess a Master of Library Science degree from a regionally accredited institution with ALA accreditation. The candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of integrated library automation systems and be familiar with current trends and issues in library technology and the provision of services. The candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to articulate a vision for library services and apply that vision to the needs of the community and its constituencies. The candidate will have a proven ability to manage people and foster teamwork in a higher education library setting.

Additional Qualifications:

Setting: New Mexico Junior College is a comprehensive community college with a full range of transfer and vocational/technical programs. Campus is located on the Llano Estacado in southeastern New Mexico, approximately 100 miles from Lubbock and Midland-Odessa, TX and Roswell, New Mexico. The city of Hobbs has a population of approximately 38,000 and the junior college district a population of 65,000. The newly remolded Pannell Library collections include over 80,000 print volumes, 30,000 e-books, 200 serial titles, a wide variety of electronic resources, and is a limited Federal Documents Depository. This would be a rewarding professional opportunity for the right applicant. Developing technology based services in the NMJC library is an integral part of the Estacado Library Information Network (a multi-type library consortium) The New Mexico Junior College web site may be visited at

Additional Information:

S alary/Benefits: This is a full-time, exempt, twelve-month professional position. Salary range is $55,516 to $69,395 commensurate with experience and education. Standard NMJC benefits apply.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

To Apply: Submit NMJC application form on line at (under Employment Opportunities) and attach the following: a letter of application (cover letter), your resume, unofficial transcripts for all degrees listed on resume (official transcripts required prior to employment), and three references with current addresses and phone numbers.

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