Regional Library Job Openings

Welcome to ODL Jobline! Below are the latest regional library positions from individual institutions around the country. Jobline is updated when new announcements are received or when announcements expire.

Supervisory Librarian
Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, TX

Job Description: Directs overall library operation providing mission, education, and quality of life support to base personnel, their families, and retirees. Responsible for the full scope of library functions to include library administration, personnel management, circulation services, reference/research services, technical services, and technological development and support. Responsible for the library facility; i.e., maintenance and improvements, purchasing of furniture and equipment, and allocation of space within the facility for various library functions. Monitors funding allocations. Responsible for work force management, recruitment, and staff training. Provides reference and research services using a broad range of current and retrospective resources, as well as a variety of resource formats. Selects all types of print and non-print media to meet the organizational, educational, and personal needs of library customers in a wide variety of subjects and reading levels. Performs selective removal and replacement of material from the collection. Responsible for ensuring the most effective acquisition method is used to acquire library materials. Resolves problems with procurement activity, finance and accounting office, or vendors beyond the expertise of the technicians. Performs original cataloging, subject analysis, and classification of a wide variety of specialized information in all formats using Dewey Decimal Classification and Library of Congress subject headings. Serves as coordinator of automation and systems, including local area network, wide-area network, and Internet, within the library. Manages the library marketing program and tracks marketing program costs and evaluates program effectiveness. Accurately develops, prepares, and justifies library budgets. Appropriately complies with agency and DoD/MWR Library Standards. Establishes and maintains, within established parameters, policies and procedures for all aspects of library functions. Works independently and accomplishes objectives with minimal supervision. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Librarian, ILS/Technical Services
Lee College, Baytown, TX

Job Description: This position will provide and maintain high quality, accessible library bibliographic and authority catalog records for all books, e-books, periodicals, videos, documents, etc. in print, microform, and electronic format. Serve as database administrator for library’s integrated system.

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Associate Dean, Content Management and Scholarly Communications
Kansas State University Libraries

Job Description: Kansas State University Libraries ( seek a highly motivated and innovative leader for position of Associate Dean for Content Management and Scholarly Communications. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership and expertise to refine and reposition collections and technical services in the context of emerging trends to meet evolving needs of the university community.  ALA accredited MLS degree as well as a record of progressively more responsible supervisory, managerial, and administrative duties with demonstrated ability to support, mentor and develop faculty/staff, and work effectively with others in an academic/ research library or related environment required.

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 Librarian 1—Teen Services (Meadowridge)
Madison Public Library, Madison, WI

This Teen Librarian position will be based out of the Meadowridge Library and serve middle school and high school youth on the west side of Madison. This position will focus on collaborations with many community partners, such as west Madison schools, Neighborhood Centers, churches and community organizations, including The Road Home and MSCR, as well as working with neighborhood residents to identify community needs and develop engaging learning opportunities and programs to meet those needs.

The Teen Services Librarian will coordinate, collaborate and work closely with the Meadowridge Youth Services Librarian to provide assistance and programming for youth both inside and outside of the library building. This position is also part of the system-wide Youth Services team, consisting of other youth-serving Librarians, Library Assistants and Pages located at libraries throughout the city who meet regularly in order to develop programming, receive professional development and organize the library’s effort to reach the city’s youth.

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Technology Consultant
Southwest Kansas Library System, Dodge City, KS

This position is responsible for coordinating technology planning and service provision including oversight of E-rate, technology plans, library automation and technology-related procurement. Travel to member libraries is integral to this position.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian
Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, TX

Provide reference service for all library patrons. Develop, deliver, and assess library information instruction and training in both traditional and non-traditional formats. Outreach to faculty of information resources and library services.

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Regional Jobline Websites

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

Arkansas—Arkansas Library Association Jobline

Iowa—State Library of Iowa

Kansas—Kansas Library Association Job Bank

Mississippi—Mississippi Library Job Opportunities,
PO Box 10700, Jackson, MS 39289–0700 or call 601–359–1036.

Missouri—Missouri Library Association Jobline

Texas—Texas Library Association Jobline