The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for both learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges.  Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services, as Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will lead efforts to implement evidence-based collection strategies, management, and review. The collaborative and user-focused Collection Strategist works closely with the Library’s subject liaisons, personnel in other Library departments, and with campus faculty, staff, and students in a highly interdisciplinary research community.

As Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will: 


Required Qualifications

A successful Associate Professor for the OSU Libraries, will possess strong organizational and leadership skills; have excellent communication and interpersonal abilities; demonstrate collegiality and an appreciation for diverse constituencies.

You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package, ($78,000/12 month) including a generous holiday schedule and leave accrual. You will be offered start-up funding for research and/or travel, have access to a full communication team to help develop and deliver your message, as well as the Library’s grant development team. 

To help candidates determine whether the culture at the Oklahoma State University Library is a good fit, Dean Sheila Johnson has posted her expectations for OSU Library leaders on her website:  http://www.library.okstate.edu/about/dean-of-libraries/.  The successful candidate is expected to be able to meet all expectations for reappointment, promotion, and tenure.

Application review begins on November12, 2018, and continues until position is filled. For consideration of your application materials, you should apply through the University’s website at https://hr.okstate.edu/employment-opportunities.  Questions about the application process may be directed to Jackie German, at jackie.german@okstate.eduor (405) 744-6324.  

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