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Current Out-of-State
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Page updated June 27, 2016

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 Systems Programmer/Analyst
Montana State Library

The Montana State Library (MSL) seeks a creative and technically skilled individual to serve as a Library Systems Analyst and lead our Information Products team. This Library Systems Analyst implements, maintains and provides support for library technologies for the Montana State Digital Library (MSDL). In collaboration with the State Library Information Technology Work Group, and leading Information Products staff, the Library Systems Analyst develops, tests, deploys, and maintains information technology to support a range of discovery, acquisition, description, access, preservation, security, and repository services. This work includes software maintenance and development, upkeep and development of the MSDL website and integration of various information technologies including MSL’s integrated library system, automated content management system, local system networks, databases, and other systems and applications.

Position is open until filled. Applications must be returned by July 4, 2016 to be considered for the first round of screenings.

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Library Director
Fort Worth Public Library

The Fort Worth Library System has 16 locations, 212 FTEs, and an annual budget of $20.4 million. The Library is a city department under the administration of the City Manager, through an Assistant City Manager. It also operates under the guidance of a council-appointed Library Advisory Board and is supported by the Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library, Inc. as well as The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation. The Library Director directly supervises two Assistant Directors.

This position requires a master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited college or university with major coursework in Library Science and Information and 8 years of progressively responsible public library management experience, including 4 years of supervisory responsibility.

View complete position profile and apply online.


Administrative Librarian
San Joaquin Valley Library System, Fresno, CA

The San Joaquin Valley Library System is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Librarian. Under the umbrella of the Fresno County Library, which serves as our fiscal agent, SJVLS provides a wide range of services to the 10 member libraries. In addition to physical delivery to the headquarters libraries, SJVLS manages a shared ILS (Horizon), the telecommunications network and Internet access, Office365 email, network storage and backup, Windows domain, and related services. The Administrative Librarian provides oversight and leadership to the SJVLS staff, and works closely with the State Library and member libraries on planning and delivery of services. This position is open until filled.

Headquarters for SJVLS is located in Fresno, CA, one of the more affordable places to live in California. Fresno offers a variety of cultural and sports attractions, year round farmers markets, and easy access to Sequoia/Kings Canyon and Yosemite National parks.

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Assistant Library Director
Humboldt County Library, Eureka, CA

The assistant director coordinates and supervises day-to-day operations including circulation, technology and information services, collection management, personnel, facilities, and other administrative duties, working closely with, and under the guidance of, the Director. The assistant director must be knowledgeable in current library science and technology and possess, or have the ability to develop, strong administrative and marketing skills.

This is a single position, assistant department head class reporting to the Library Director and serving as acting director in the absence of the Library Director. An employee in this class is an “at-will” employee serving at the pleasure of the Library Board of Trustees. Benefits are available. Scheduled regular duty requires a minimum of forty hours per week; more hours will be required at times. Excellent customer service skills required.

Request more information, or send resume, cover letter, statement of philosophy and Humboldt County employment application to cyndi.o@hcnv.us or Humboldt County Library, 85 E 5th St., Winnemucca, NV 89445, ATTN: Cyndi O.

Applicant packets received by 15 April 2016 will receive first consideration.


Library Manager—Full Time
Paseo Verde Library, Henderson, NV

Qualifications—Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited college or university. Four years of library experience, including two years of lead or supervisory experience. Computer literacy required. Public library experience preferred. Bilingual ability preferred.

Job Descriptions—In a fast-paced public service environment, supervise branch service staff of 23 FTE. Work with other members of the Management Team to plan library services and evaluate best ways to meet growing library customer volume. Coordinate and motivate branch staff in the development and maintenance of a high-quality materials collection and the provision of excellent public services. Promote library resources through high-interest adult programs and modern merchandising techniques. Encourage new ideas and experiment with innovation. Interpret policies, procedures, and administrative rules to library staff and library users; investigate and resolve complaints and problems. Oversee physical plant needs and request repairs and purchases. Work with other library branches to ensure uniform quality of services throughout the district. Participate in professional associations and activities in order to stay abreast of current information and trends in public library services. The branch manager is expected to assist at all public service desks, and to participate in the evening and weekend schedule rotation. Other related duties as assigned. Maybe required to drive personal or library vehicle for library business.

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

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

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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