Shuter Library of Angel Fire                       575-377-6755                             P.O. Box 298, Angel Fire, NM 87710                 

Library Assistant

Basic Job Description:


Schedule is 15 hours per week on Tuesdays and Wednesdays with the possibility of extra hours as needed. 


Responsibilities include opening and closing the library and assisting patrons throughout the day. Customer service, technology and communication skills will be needed on a regular basis to assist patrons. Alphabetizing books, sorting and filing are also major aspects of this position.   


Job Duties and Tasks:


Front Desk Activities

  • Enroll new patrons and issue library cards

  • Assist with reader’s advisory questions

  • Conduct reference interviews to find requested information

  • Check in/check out materials

  • Check in/check out patrons for Public Access Computers (PAC)

  • Assist Patrons with PAC issues – logins, printing, basic troubleshooting

  • Processing payments for library sales - book sales, overdue fines, donations, and fundraiser sales

  • Shelve library materials

  • Answer telephone

  • Open and close library


Collection Duties

  • Processing new additions to the collection

    • Enter library materials into system

    • Label and mark library materials as required

  • Book Repair

  • Correct cataloging errors

  • Remove library materials from system as needed

  • Assist with book displays

  • Recommend new additions to the collection

  • Maintains order in the collection by reading shelves and shifting books as needed and on a regular basis

  • Overdue book processing


Program Assistant

  • Assist with running various library programs for all ages

  • Assist with the children’s Summer Reading Program

  • Oversee the monthly Book Club

    • Leader solicitation

    • Book Choice

    • Obtaining and returning the books (if needed)

  • Assist with author visits


Assists with public relations for library operations related items such as;

  • Creating flyers

  • Facebook posts

  • Other PR items


Oversee Volunteers when Library Director is not present.

Ongoing Analysis of Operational Improvements

Assist the Library Director and Board of Directors as required

Perform other duties as required


Job Requirements:


Computer Skills Experience

  • Proficiency at emailing and attaching documents to emails

  • Data entry

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to learn library computer programs


Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing, walking, climbing, and stooping.

  • Bending/twisting and reaching.

  • Talking and hearing; use of the telephone.

  • Far vision at 20 feet or further; near vision at 20 inches or less.

  • Lifting and carrying: 50 pounds or less.

  • Handling: processing, picking up and shelving and books.

  • Fingering: typing, writing, filing, sorting, shelving and processing.

  • Pushing and pulling: objects weighing 60-80 pounds on wheels.


Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Customer Service Experience

  • Keyboarding and General Office Experience

The job posting is open until May 6, 2019. Please submit a resume and references by email to Include contact information so we can set up an interview. 

Library Hours

Tuesday - Friday

10 am - 5 pm


10 am - 3 pm

Closed Sunday and Monday


11 South Angel Fire Road

PO Box 298

Angel Fire, NM 87710




Thank you to our Underwriters at the Angel Fire Resort!