Friday, September 14, 2007

Job Posting | Goodwell

Access Services Librarian

Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Marvin E. McK,Goodwell, Oklahoma

Salary: $25,000 - $49,999

Status: Full-time Posted: 09/14/07

Deadline: 11/30/07

Access Services Librarian Access Services Librarian 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.

DESCRIPTION: The Access Services Librarian enhances the educational opportunities to students through the coordination and supervision of library instruction, 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 (ExLibris 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, instruction, and/or 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 (ExLibris 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 $27,000. for twelve month contract. OPSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Review of applications begins September 14, 2007 and will be accepted until position is filled. Projected starting date November 1, 2007 or when position is filled.

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, unofficial copies of transcripts, and list of three references to: C. Evlyn SchmidtLibrary DirectorMarvin E. McKee LibraryOklahoma Panhandle State UniversityP.O. Box 370Goodwell, Oklahoma 73939Call 580.349.1542 or email for information or questions.

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