Access Services Librarian, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Goodwell, OK
Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) is accepting applications for the Access Services Librarian position. OPSU is a small regional university whose student population comes primarily from the five-state area of Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, New Mexico, and Colorado. www.opsu.edu
Description: The Access Services Librarian enhances the educational
opportunities to students through the coordination and supervision of library circulation and reference services within available resources. Faculty status.
Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS/MLIS required. Relevant experience or coursework; familiarity with online catalog and integrated library automation systems (Endeavor Voyager in use); general knowledge of MS micro-computing, electronic resources, Internet; commitment to customer relations and user centered library services; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with faculty, students, and community users; superior interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience: Recent MLS/MLIS graduates with reference and circulation knowledge will be considered. Opportunity to gain experience in all operational aspects of a small academic library, develop marketable skills, and build a great resume.
Responsibilities: Manage and assess wide range of circulation services; maintain circulation module of library information system (Endeavor Voyager); hire, supervise, train, evaluate and motivate student staff; act as library liaison to assigned faculty departments; coordinate and provide reference services; coordinate and provide instruction; coordinate Textbook Review Center and curriculum collection.
Salary and benefits: Full benefits package. Annual accrual of 33 days paid leave. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications begins May 30 and will be accepted until June 30.
Projected starting date August 1, 2006.
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts, and list of three references to:
C. Evlyn Schmidt
Marvin E. McKee Library
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
P.O. Box 370
Goodwell, Oklahoma 73939