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Public Services Librarian - Oklahoma Wesleyan University - Bartlesville, OK

JOB SUMMARY 
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.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
[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

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

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

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please apply online at https://www.okwu.edu/employment/public-services-librarian/