Collections Services Librarian -Ada, OK

Do you want to…

  • Engage in a wide range of valuable professional experiences?
  • Work in a collaborative atmosphere where everyone’s voice matters?
  • Use your creativity and enthusiasm to promote electronic resources?

If so, the Collection Services Librarian opening at East Central University’s Linscheid Library may be a great fit for you.


The Position

  • Oversee electronic resources, periodicals, & interlibrary loan with a focus on facilitating access.
  • Act as the administrator for electronic resource vendor accounts.
  • Act as the administrator for OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan.
  • Manage 250+ print subscriptions.
  • Instruct students in library use and research skills in the classroom and at the Reference Desk.
  • Serve as liaison to several academic departments, collaborating with faculty on research, collection development, information literacy curriculum development, and special projects.
  • Remain up-to-date on emerging trends and best practices.
  • Lead and serve on library and university committees.
  • Supervise one full-time staff member.

The Library

Linscheid Library is comprised of five librarians, seven staff members, and a director that work collaboratively to foster student success at ECU and within the community of Ada.


The Place

East Central University is a student-centered regional public university with an enrollment of 4,727 offering thirty-five undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing and the social sciences; and nine master’s degrees in accounting, education, human resources, and psychology. ECU’s students come from 24 countries and 25 states.

ECU is located in Ada, a city of 16,000, in the east central region of Oklahoma. Ada is the home of the Chickasaw Nation’s business headquarters, the Robert S. Kerr EPA Water Research Laboratory, and LegalShield. It offers a hometown feel, along with quality schools, restaurants, and other businesses.


Your Qualifications

Both experienced librarians and recent graduates from ALA-accredited MLS programs are encouraged to apply. Electronic resources experience preferred. Excellent communication skills, strong public service orientation, computer literacy, and data analysis skills required.


To Apply

Send cover letter, resume, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, names/addresses/ phone numbers/emails of three professional references, and *Disclosure Statement  to Stephanie Moss, Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, PMB D-2, Ada, OK 74820 or Application review will begin June 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.


Dana Belcher

Library Director

East Central University

Linscheid Library

1100 E. 14th St.

Ada, OK 74820


580-421-1921 (cell)

580-436-3242 (fax)

East Central University’s mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse society. Within its service area, East Central University provides leadership for economic development and cultural enhancement.