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Page updated September 29, 2015

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

Library Technical Services Manager/Cataloger
University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas

Required Application Materials—A resume is required in order to apply A list of 3 references is required in order to apply.

Purpose—To provide specialized professional original and copy cataloging skill support to the technical services department in the UTPB J. Conrad Dunagan Library. This is a professional librarian position.

Required Qualifications—ALA accredited MLS/MLIS degree. Recent experience using cataloging functions in an integrated library system (ILS) and an understanding of cataloging parameters, bibliographic and item records, and databases. Understanding of RDA and open to conversion from current AACR2 standards. Knowledge of reindexing the catalog.

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Library Director
Neosho Newton County Library, Neosho, MO

Newton County is located in the southwest corner of Missouri in the Joplin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The library serves a population of 56,000 with two locations, staff of 10.4 FTE and has an annual budget of $700,000. For more information call 417-451-4231.

Qualifications—ALA accredited MLS or Bachelor’s Degree with commensurate experience; plus a minimum of 5 years library administration required
Proven ability in the following:
• Preparation and management of a balanced budget
• Ability to work well with staff, board and community
• Ability to direct strategic, financial and long range planning
• Supervision and management
Successful candidate will be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends and best practices in library services and embrace rapid technology changes.

Salary—$50,000 to $65,000 depending on education and experience, plus benefits including health and dental insurance, retirement with Missouri LAGERS, holiday and sick leave, 4 weeks annual vacation.

Please email resume, cover letter and three professional letters of reference to: employment@neosho.lib.mo.us • Website: neosholibrary.org

Deadline for applications: August 31, 2015

Library Administrator (Assistant Director) • Revised
Nicholson Memorial Library System, Garland, Texas

Position Summary—Responsible for managing financial operations of the Library System including revenue, budget and capital improvement project funds. Also responsible for managing professional library staff in the planning, implementation and evaluation of branch libraries, libraries’ technology planning and services, as well as facilities and grounds for the Department.

Salary—$68,507 to $83,916 Status—Full-time

Minimum Education & Work Experience—Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school or university • 6 years of progressively responsible professional public library experience required • 4 years of administrative level budget planning and capital project fund management responsibility required • 4 years library management experience Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

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Director of Libraries
McKinney Public Library System, McKinney, TX

The Director of Libraries reports directly to the ACM and is a member of the City’s Management Team. The McKinney Public Library System has a staff of 40 and an annual FY2014-2015 operating budget of $3,363,685.

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university required. Minimum of 7 years of previous experience in library services, including supervisory and management work. Municipal experience in a similar sized or larger community desired.

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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

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