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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Job Listings (most recent at top)

Web Content Manager/Digital Library Administrator

LAC Group is seeking a dynamic individual for a full-time, ongoing role as a Web Content Manager/Digital Library Administrator to work on-assignment for a prominent oil and gas corporation. This is position can work remotely from just about anywhere and will primarily be remote in coordination with the rest of the project team. The purpose of this role is to provide administration of the SharePoint based digital library platform, including development, publishing and content authorship and to perform duties and responsibilities related to the digital usage of library materials in all formats.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience and working knowledge of general library services related to technology and research content, preferably in the oil/gas industry or other corporate environment. Candidate should also possess APP development and support experience and be comfortable working with and embracing new technologies that can provide continued improvements to the project applications and resources.


  • Technical web support [SharePoint]:
  • Web services coordinator
  • Content authentication
  • Technical vendor relationship management
  • Reporting – Website usage, page views, resource usage
  • SharePoint 2010 customization and development, troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • OpenAthens authentication support and digital security
  • Video help/ instruction web posting
  • EDS optimization and expansion of existing service offer
  • Editing and posting Yammer/social media/blog content (including video posts)
  • Page layouts
  • Metadata and tagging
  • Web parts and forms development and publishing
  • Publishing and content authentication all collection development titles for GT LIS, working through GT LIS administration and collection development directives
  • Contributes to selection, acquisition and organization of books and materials in anticipation of changing institutional research priorities [Sharepoint, Ebsco EDS]
  • Communicates internally with GT LIS team and staff to ensure necessary input relating to collection needs and strengths
  • Coordinates the trials and purchasing of new or current products, including access resolution for system problems, directly with vendors [Athens]
  • Analyzes and reviews subject needs of the collection and monitors collection usage statistics [Google Analytics]

Library and information services:

  • Research – technical, scientific, and patent. STN, Minesoft, Thomson Innovation
  • EBSCO/EDS service management – federated search, collection development, usage based acquisition
  • EBooks – experience delivering the user experience and managing vendor technical implementation with eBook/resources from several publishers on a unified platform

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Educates [orientations, workshops, webinars] the internal/distant user populations to ensure compliance to SOPs [copyright] and understanding of the GT LIS web portal
  • Participates in GT LIS strategic planning as directed
  • Commitment to customer value and service orientation, ability to work effectively as part of a team;
  • Analyzes usage patterns and user-search trends on a routine basis. Regularly reports on asset usage. Recommends strategies to improve performance and utility
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in dynamic, local and virtual team-based environments
  • Represent GT LIS operations to internal IT&S and external consultant development initiatives
  • Creates product introductions and workflows
  • Participates in procedural development, documentation and staff training
  • Manages exempt document delivery staff [OCLC]; manages external consultants as directed [TRI, RD]


  • Knowledge of, OpenAthens, SharePoint, Google Analytics, Ebsco EDS, KM
  • SLA KM certification
  • Experience with emerging content linking and authentication standards including Open URL, DOI, OpenAthens, SAML, etc.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of emergent library roles, technology and collection issues [Ebsco EDS]
  • Record of professional contributions and leadership
  • Experience or interest in applying principles of user experience design (UX) and information architecture (IA) in a web environment [SharePoint], as well as working with analytics software (i.e. Google Analytics)
  • Ability to create and suggest useful applications in an information/knowledge-based environment [KM]
  • Demonstrated aptitude in the use of technology; knowledge and experience with website design, such as HTML, social networking tools, mobile devices, accessibility and usability issues; an understanding and working knowledge of Content Management Systems
  • Experience with brand/customer marketing and knowledge of marketing principles a plus
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional teams from various locations to gather required marketing information; works with direction to create and maintain promotional and informational features as developed by several internal stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Sharepoint expertise
  • Oil and Gas, Energy industry experience
  • App development experience
  • Content development experience
  • Provides clear and concise communications to all levels across the organization and with external stakeholders/suppliers;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated initiative; ability to provide reference services in-person and online; ability to speak and write clearly and effectively;
  • Excellent basic computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office);


Please apply here:

 Closing Date: 8/1/2020.

Patron Services Manager- North Dakota State Library

SALARY: $4,475 per month with full state benefits (including fully paid premium for single or family health insurance plan; retirement; annual paid leave (12 sick days, 10 holidays & 12 annual leave days))


Summary of Work

Plan, coordinate and evaluate all aspects of Patron Services Division which includes Interlibrary Loan, Talking Books, and Reference / Circulation departments. Manage administrative operations of the division.

Communicate positively, efficiently and effectively in regard to the development and delivery of services as well as implementation of policies and procedures.

Familiarity with multiple Integrated Library Systems (ILS).

Supervise nine personnel within Patron Services Division; assisting with hiring, training, and evaluation processes for employees. Serve as backup support to library services desks, as necessary.

Oversee collection development of physical and electronic materials.

Collect and compile reports on department statistics and serve on the agency's Leadership Team.

Approximately 10% of time may be spent in travel to attend professional development and training related opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution.

3 years of professional library work experience.

3 years of management experience.

Possess valid driver's license.

Ability to become certified as Notary Public and perform associated duties.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging trends in access, resource sharing and delivery services.

Ability to develop plans and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for a major library division.

Experience performing specific duties including: collection development, reader's advisory, working with multiple integrated library systems, and providing training assistance to staff and patrons investigating difficult or sensitive patron complaints and recommending solutions.

Application Procedures

Complete and submit application through the state's online system at  Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

Contact Cynthia Clairmont-Schmidt at 701-328-2492 or [email protected]  for more information or accommodation or assistance in the application or interview process.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

Closing Date April 13, 2020

Library Director-Cankdeska Cikanka Community College


  • Minimum of a BS/BA degree in Library Science, but will consider education, business or management with five years of work-related experience.
  • Must be willing to consider obtaining a Master’s Degree in Library Science.
  • Proficient in computer operations and software.
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be familiar with the Spirit Lake Dakota culture and community.
  • CCCC is required to give preference to qualified Native American Indian applicants in accordance with the Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO), Charter 15-4-101 requirements as outlined within CCCC Personnel Policy 207. CCCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



  • Master’s degree in Library Science.
  • Grant writing experience.


Condition of Employment: Appointment will be subject to the applicant’s successful completion of a background check.


  • Plans and administers library services.
  • Drafts, revises an implements library policies.
  • Prepares, writes and submits the IMLS grant proposal; assist in grant updates and reports.
  • Prepares annual budget.
  • Reviews and selects all library materials with input from staff.
  • Supervises staff and approves work schedules.
  • Represents the library at meetings, conferences, and workshops.
  • Maintains an inventory of materials and equipment.
  • Oversees library activities both public and in-house.
  • Keeps informed of new technologies pertaining to library services.
  • Examines and selects materials to be discarded, repaired, or replaced.
  • Uses the Atrium software for cataloging and processing of library materials.
  • Trains staff in the use of library software.
  • Trains patrons to use the computers and electronic databases.
  • Participate in various training and/or in-services to enhance professional growth and development.
  • Participate in 1-2 College Committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.


GENERAL INFORMATION: A complete application shall consist of CCCC Application for Employment, cover letter, resume, three reference letters or list three references of individuals familiar with your preparation/experience, and copy of unofficial college transcript (Official copy required if hired). Persons claiming Indian and/or Veteran Preference must provide proof with application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be submitted to: Human Resource Office, Cankdeska Cikana Community College, PO Box 269, Fort Totten, ND 58335. For more information please call 701.766.1333 or visit our website at


Cankdeska Cikana Community College will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices, based on race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, or any other legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with Federal law, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Inquiries or concerns may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Cankdeska Cikana Community College, (701)766-1124 or 1-888-783-1463 or to the Office of Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 500 W. Madison Street Suite 1475 Chicago, IL 60661.