Job Listings

This page is intended as a resource for those advertising and seeking positions in the library field.  NDLA will only accept job postings from regional (ND, MN, MT, SD) libraries. For jobs outside this region, please see links on the left. 

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For Additional Job listings centered in, but not limited to, the Minneapolis area you may visit the Metronet Jobline page by clicking on this link. 

Job Listings (most recent at top)

Head of Collection Strategies- Chester Fritz Library/University of North Dakota- Grand Forks, ND

Want to join a university that’s big enough to support great work, but small enough that you can make a difference? As the Head of Collections Strategies, you will be instrumental to ensuring that library obtains appropriate research materials so that UND’s students, faculty and staff can find and access the materials they need to accomplish their work. You may be involved in Open Educational Resources and assessment activities. 

 UND is a mid-size, high research activity university where the library is an integral part of growing and expanding the university’s research enterprise. In 2017, UND was named among the “Most Innovative” institutions of higher education by US News & World Report, and in 2018, the UND Libraries were named “Most Innovative” by the 12-state Mountain Plains Library Association. Our award winning OER program has saved our students almost $11 million. A major $19 million renovation of the library has just been completed. It is centrally located on UND’s campus.  

Come work with a dedicated, focused team of librarians and staff. This is a full-time, permanent position with a competitive salary and excellent benefits including full health insurance and TIAA retirement plans. Want to know more about the Library? Go to or our blog at   

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To learn more and apply, see the download at the full position description

Closing Date 2021-5-5

Library Director-University of Jamestown-Jamestown, ND

The University of Jamestown invites applications for the position of Director of Libraries to begin in the summer of 2021. The Director leads the libraries in their mission to meet the needs of a university spread across two physical campuses and into cyberspace, articulates a strategic vision, and serves as an advocate for the libraries within the university and larger community.


The Director of Libraries is the chief administrator for the university’s libraries, which includes Raugust Library in Jamestown, Zaruba Library in Fargo, the digital collections for the university students online, and the University Archives. The Director of Libraries reports to the Provost and is responsible for the successful administration of the libraries in accordance with the mission of the University of Jamestown and its policies and procedures. The Director holds faculty status.


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