Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Service -- Oklahoma State University

Post date: Feb 22, 2019

The Oklahoma State University Library, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, has an exciting career opportunity: Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services. This executive-level, tenure-track position requires a broad understanding of how libraries contribute to the research, teaching, and outreach mission of public and Land-Grant universities. The successful candidate will be a visionary administrator, educator, and leader supporting the Dean, department heads, faculty, staff, and students.

The Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services exercises direct administrative leadership for graduate and undergraduate library services, reference, data management, information services, liaison services, assessment of library services, and collection development and will lead efforts to institute new models for reference assistance and liaison activities as well as working with a team of functional specialists.

Qualifications include: Masters or doctorate in library or information science or other relevant disciplines. Minimum five years of significant and relevant professional experience in research libraries.

You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous holiday schedule and leave accrual. You will be offered start-up funding for research and/or travel and have access to a full communication team to help develop and deliver your message. In addition, the Library’s grant development officer is available to assist in preparing grant applications.


Application review begins on April 2, 2019, and continues until position is filled. For consideration of your application materials, you should apply through the University’s website at

Questions about the application process may be directed to Jackie German, at or (405) 744-6324. Questions regarding the Library’s future plans may be directed to Dean Sheila Johnson at or (405) 744-6321

OSU is an AA/EEO/E-Verify Employer. Hiring contingent upon available funding.