Regional Library Job Openings

Welcome to ODL Jobline! Below are the latest library positions from individual institutions in states sharing borders with Oklahoma. Jobline is updated when new announcements are received or when announcements expire. Below the current list are links to other sites with possible job opportunities. For national and international listings there is the American Library Association Job List.

Dean of Library Services
Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

Job Description: Fort Hays State University, a regional comprehensive teaching institution, invites applications and nominations for the Dean of Library Services. The role of the dean is to be an administrative leader, collaborator, communicator, and a successful teacher scholar. A successful candidate will be an ethical academic leader who will respect the culture and history of this student-centered institution. They will embrace the practice of effective learning, the impact of research on the education of our students, and the role of professional service and mentoring. A successful candidate will be a strong team member who values students, advocates for library faculty and staff, and the needs of the university community, cultivating impactful relationships internally, locally, nationally, and globally. The candidate appreciates and demonstrates accountability, and utilizes data to inform decisions and measure success. They will foster a strong commitment to the educational role of libraries informed by reflection and a forward-thinking vision. The dean reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as a member of the Academic Council, the President’s Cabinet, the Senior Leadership Team, and other university groups and committees related to administrative and planning activities. The appointment is a 12-month academic administrative position.

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Assistant Librarian
Eureka Springs Carnegie Library, Eureka Springs, AR

Job Description: The Eureka Springs Carnegie Library is taking applications for full-time employment. Applicants should enjoy working with people of all ages, interest/experience in teen programming, possess good computer and communication skills, have customer service experience, and be able to work evenings and weekends. Benefits include 100% paid health insurance, APERS matching retirement, accrual of 7 hours sick leave per month, and 35 hours vacation after 1 year of employment.

To obtain an application, email, call or come by the Carnegie Library:, 479-253-8754

Regional Jobline Websites

(let us know if you experience any problems with these sites)

Arkansas—Arkansas Library Association Jobline

Kansas—Kansas Library Association Job Bank

Missouri—Missouri Library Association Jobline

Texas—Texas Library Association Jobline

Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) Jobline
MPLA Members—Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana,
Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming.

For National and International Job Listings

American Library Association Job List