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Current Out-of-State
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Page updated June 30, 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.

Community Partnership Librarian 1 (Meadowridge)
Madison Public Library, Madison, WI

This is the entry level of the professional librarian career progression series. This work is initially characterized by more structured assignments, and/or is more closely reviewed, until the employee gains requisite operational skills and program familiarity.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities—

  • Grow and develop significant external relationships, to include neighborhood groups and outreach to the underserved or unserved.
  • Build and maintain a collaborative relationship with the Meadowood Neighborhood Center.
  • Participate in joint programming efforts focusing on the shared kitchen, which may include nutritional snack preparation for middle-school students, cookbook author visits and demonstrations, small community meals, and classes taught by staff and outside cooks, chefs and nutritionists.
  • Provide direct services to customers at an all-ages Ask Desk.  Select, craft and execute a diverse programming repertoire.
  • Coordinate paraprofessional, clerical and hourly staff and volunteers.  Prioritize and monitor staff work activities.  Hire pages, clerks and library assistants.
  • Perform related work as assigned.

Closing Date: 07/12/15 11:59 pm

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Library Administrator (Assistant Director)
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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Instructional and Liaison Services Librarian
John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR

John Brown University seeks a full-time Instructional and Liaison Services Librarian with faculty rank to begin August 1, 2015. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordinating library information literacy efforts, teaching research instruction sessions at the main campus and extension sites, serving as a liaison to designated academic programs, working a regular rotation at the reference desk, and contributing to library collection development. Additional expectations include service on university committees and participation in library initiatives.

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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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