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This ad posted May 2, 2006

The University of Oklahoma
Library Faculty Vacancy
Mr. and Mrs. Laurence S. Youngblood
Chair for Energy Librarian

Geology Librarian

Duties and Responsibilities
The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks a geology librarian to manage operations of the L.S. Youngblood Energy (Geology) Library. Duties include reviewing, developing, and implementing library programs and services; hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating library staff and students; providing reference services and library instruction for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff as well as professional practicing geologists and geophysicists; coordinating collection development; and overseeing the physical facilities of the geology library. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and vision to build and maintain the Youngblood Library as one of the premier earth sciences libraries.

REQUIRED: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; experience in reference, collection development, and library instruction; minimum 2 years of library experience; excellent interpersonal, teaching, and communication skills; experience with traditional and electronic reference sources; and managerial and supervisory experience.

DESIRABLE: Experience working with the subject literature of, or having an undergraduate or advanced degree in, geosciences, earth sciences, or a science discipline and/or related field; experience with maps in traditional and digital form; and evidence of research or creative achievement.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities for this position go to this website.

First screening date: June 15. Search will remain open until filled.

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.

Employment: Librarians have faculty status, privileges, responsibilities, the rank of Assistant Professor or above, and are eligible for tenure. This position is an endowed chair.

Application: Send letter of application with resume, a list of publications, and the names of 3 references including current supervisor to: Rhonda Cannon, Director of Administrative Services, University Libraries, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019.

University of Oklahoma is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer. We encourage women and minority applicants.


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