Oklahoma Library Job Postings

Welcome to ODL Library Jobline! Below are the latest Oklahoma announcements. Jobline is updated when new announcements are received or when announcements expire.

Jobline is a free service of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. All library positions listed guarantee equal employment and advancement opportunities.



Library Technician
Connors State College Libraries, Three Rivers Port Campus, Muskogee

Job Description: The Library Technician is responsible for a variety of specialized library and media functions related to circulation, acquisition, processing and inventory of print and electronic library materials, general reference, the training and supervision of student assistants, maintaining routine operations, monitoring of student testing and distance education classes as well as duties assigned by professional staff. The Library Technician also provides general library and information services to students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community face-to-face and online.

Start date early August.

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Adult Engagement Specialist II (half-time)
Community Libraries (Choctaw Library, location), Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager, the Adult Engagement Specialist II works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for adults, both inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.

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Collection Development Supervisor
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under general direction of the Collection Development Manager, provides highly technical support for the Collection Development department; assumes responsibility for ordering library materials selected for purchase; manages standing order plans and assists with selecting material for a specific area of the collection; coordinates the procedures and workflow of this process among staff; creates and maintains orders; approves invoices for payment; resolves problems with orders and invoices; supervises Collection Development technicians.

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Access Specialist II
Bethany Library, Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager, the Access Specialist II assists members by issuing and receiving library materials, locating books and other materials, managing members’ library accounts, issuing library cards, providing information about library accounts and services, assisting with self-service equipment and technology, and assisting with basic collection maintenance.

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Adult Engagement Specialist II
Edmond Library, Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager, the Adult Engagement Specialist II works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for adults, both inside and outside the library.

First application review will be on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

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First Year Experience and Distance Learning Librarian
Stratton Taylor Library, Rogers State University, Claremore

Job Description: The First Year Experience and Distance Learning Librarian is primarily responsible for coordination of First Year library instruction, activities, and services, as well as library services for distance learning students and faculty. This position will provide an excellent opportunity to explore a variety of directions for professional growth and development.

Desired start date: 07/01/2019

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Deputy Director
Public Library of Enid and Garfield County

Job Description: Demonstrates the impact and value of the library to the community through ongoing evaluation and assessment of library services. Maintains positive public relations through communication and promotion of the library’s values, services, accomplishments and needs to all stakeholders. Builds relationships with community organizations. Creates a welcoming user-friendly physical environment that encourages all community members to use library services….

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Information Technology Coordinator
Eastern Oklahoma District Library System, Muskogee

Job Description: IT Coordinator provides support for 6 county, 15 branch public library system, based in Muskogee, OK. Supports system-wide computer operations, including hardware and software installation, troubleshooting and maintenance. Assists in the development and delivery of computer training and tech documentation.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian
Oklahoma City Community College Library

Job Description: To enhance the educational opportunities of students through the planning, directing, and evaluation of library reference, information, and instructional services.

Job closing 06/16/2019

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Executive Director of Libraries
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah

Job Description: Northeastern State University seeks an experienced leader for our libraries. The Executive Director of Libraries reports to and is supervised by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Executive Director of Libraries is responsible, either directly or indirectly, for the operations of the libraries, the development and implementation of library services, and the hiring, professional development, and evaluation of library personnel.

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Library Collections Assistant
Oklahoma Baptist University, Mabee Learning Center, Shawnee

Job Description: The Library Collections Assistant is responsible for aiding the librarians with acquisition, processing, and maintenance of both the digital and print library collections. The incumbent will assist as a team member to provide excellent customer service and access to library materials.

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Social Sciences Librarian
University of Oklahoma, Norman

Job Description: OU Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to serve as Social Sciences Librarian for multiple departments. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of scholarly information and research methods across multiple disciplines, and will join a diverse team of librarians and specialists serving the Humanities and Social Sciences fields and collaborating to promote scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, research data management and digital scholarship supporting the learning and research needs of social sciences departments. The Social Sciences Librarian assists in managing collections, provides library instruction and consultations for faculty and students, and participates in library-related public programming, including events and exhibits.

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Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services
Oklahoma State University, Edmon Low Library

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, has an exciting career opportunity: Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services. This executive-level, tenure-track position requires a broad understanding of how libraries contribute to the research, teaching, and outreach mission of public and Land-Grant universities. The successful candidate will be a visionary administrator, educator, and leader supporting the Dean, department heads, faculty, staff, and students. The Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services exercises direct administrative leadership for graduate and undergraduate library services, reference, data management, information services, liaison services, assessment of library services, and collection development and will lead efforts to institute new models for reference assistance and liaison activities as well as working with a team of functional specialists.

Application review begins on April 2, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Edmon Low Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for emerging technologies, who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Library faculty are actively engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop collaborations with other faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins March 25, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

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Other Sources for Library Employment

The Oklahoma Library Association (OLA) has an Online Career Center.

In the Tulsa area, the Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) usually has a few job openings.  Check for those announcements.

In the local Oklahoma City area, The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County usually has a few Job openings—find out more about these opportunities.