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Public Services Librarian - Oklahoma Wesleyan University - Bartlesville, OK

The Public Services Librarian Oversees the daily activities of Drake Library Public Services including development of policies and procedures for Public Services. An employee in this position is responsible for a variety of library functions including, but not limited to: supervise and schedule student staff, circulation desk management, schedule computer equipment, public relations, reference services and periodicals.

[NOTE] Examples are illustrations only. The omission of specific statements of Duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or logical assignment to the position.

  • Design, deliver, and assess online and face-to-face information literacy instruction including handouts and instructional videos
  • Develop and implement work methods, policies, and procedures for the Public Services area including:
  • Hire, train, schedule and supervise student employees for service at the Circulation Desk
  • Develop and deliver necessary student staff training materials
  • Monitor work-study hours, clock in/out for student staff employees
  • Hold responsibility of the library’s cell phone in order to be on call for student employees
  • Administer circulation of books, periodicals, and other library materials
  • Maintain and update circulation desk policies
  • Maintain circulation records of all library users including overdue notifications and fines
  • Supervise shelving of books, shelf reading, and book displays
  • Provide written communication and public notices to enhance library public relations.
  • Create and format many types of reports, signs, contact lists, and service materials.
  • Reserve and coordinate the use of study rooms and events in the library
  • Assist with inventory of the book and periodical collection
  • Supervise use and maintenance of library computers
  • Reserve and allocate computers for exams
  • Assist in locating appropriate library materials for library users
  • Assist library users in conducting online research
  • Information literacy instruction
  • Upkeep and display of library collection
  • Supervise procedures for tracking books missing from the shelves
  • Promote Library resources and develop displays and print resources.
  • Prepare annual reports for circulation of books, periodicals, and reserve materials.
  • Prepare reports on fines owed and lost items
  • Process work time reports for student employees
  • Acquisitions, receiving and shelving
  • Work with other librarian with budget and general library functions


  • ALA accredited Master’s degree required.  New graduates encouraged to apply; however, supervisory experience is preferred.

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