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Director, School of Library & Information Studies

The University of Oklahoma, School of Library & Information Studies

Application Deadline: Open until filled

The University of Oklahoma (OU) School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) invites applications for Director of the School. SLIS seeks a visionary leader that can continue the transformation that the School has been undergoing for the past several years. This has included the expansion of the curriculum and the launching of several new degree programs including a new Bachelor of Science, a Ph.D. program, and three graduate certificates (in addition to the long-standing MLIS and Bachelor of Arts programs).

In support of university, college, and SLIS strategic goals and priorities, top candidates will have strong and productive research records including externally funded research and will understand the importance of research and scholarship to a Carnegie R1 university. The ideal candidate will have an extensive history and commitment to the Library and Information Science field. The School of Library and Information Studies is located within the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences.

The Director will be appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, depending upon qualifications. The start date will be summer 2023.


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