Beam Library Acquisition Manager

NOTE: This job listing has closed. As of September 19, 2018, we are no longer seeking applicants.


Beam Library Acquisition Manager

Posted:  07/09/2018

Position:  Reporting to the Library Director, the Beam Library Acquisition Manager purchases library materials, supplies, services, etc. as directed.   

Primary Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications and in particular Excel.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and ability to communicate and positively engage students and colleagues across racial, gender and cultural barriers.
  • Active membership in a congregation of the Church of Christ.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Keeps account of expenditures from the library’s operating budget.
  • Provides acquisition reports as needed and for maintaining current records.
  • Liaison with vendors and suppliers to obtain needed materials.
  • Staffs the circulation desk when scheduled or as needed.
  • Provides support to the student workers if they need help to perform their task.
  • Assistant library patrons with information needs to the best of their ability when a librarian is not available.
  • Assist and instruct patrons in accessing the library catalog, copiers, online databases and basic reference sources.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Able to demonstrate exceptional time management and organization skills.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of maintaining and monitoring a budget.

Work Conditions:

  • 40 hours per week – 12 months
  • Works on a weekend rotation schedule with all the library staff.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications and comparable higher education cohort benchmarks.
  • Standard University benefits package:
  • Health insurance premium support
  • Retirement plan: 403(b) matching contribution
  • Tuition discount and other staff benefits

Timetable:  Application review begins July 16, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, statement of faith, and OC application form to Human Resources at or Box 11000, Oklahoma City, OK  73136. 

Oklahoma Christian University is a private liberal arts university affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The University complies with all laws regarding race, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, military service, and disability.  As a religious educational institution the University is permitted by law to consider religious beliefs and practices in making employment decisions and the University does so to achieve its mission.

Oklahoma Christian University is looking for employees who are willing to express the “The Second Mile-Serving One Another” goal of the University, to demonstrate a personal faith in Jesus Christ, to be actively involved in a local Church of Christ, and to support the Christian mission of the University.