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.

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Collection Management and Technical Services Librarian
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Libraries, Weatherford

Job Description: Reporting to the Director of Libraries, this position oversees the SWOSU Libraries’ Technical Services Department. The Collection Management and Technical Services Librarian coordinates the acquisition, processing, cataloging, and maintenance of the library’s collections, including monographs, curriculum materials, government documents, and serials. These tasks are to be performed in a manner that professionally, cordially, and efficiently assists the students, faculty, staff, and visitors who come in contact with this Office. The Collection Management and Technical Services Librarian shall promote the SWOSU environment of celebrating diversity in all forms.

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Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
Tulsa Community College

Job Description: Duties: • Manage the cataloging and metadata operations for the multiple site library system, WorldShare Management Services. • Responsible for keeping up to date with developing standards for bibliographic control of all collection resources, including emerging metadata standards.

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Collection Engagement Librarian
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Description: The Collection Engagement Librarian assists with the overall selection and management strategy of both the physical and digital collections under the Office of Library Resources (OLR). This position also assists with generating and maintaining customer engagement with ODL collections. Under the direction of the OLR Administrative Librarian, the successful candidate will accomplish these responsibilitiesby engaging ODL staff and customers to ensure collections meet the needs of ODL’s target audiences. This includes collaborating closely with other OLR librarians to implement both strategic and tactical recommendations of the selection, de-selection and findability of information sought by customers.

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Library Manager
Choctaw County Public Library, Hugo

Job Description: Manages the daily operations, circulation, facility oversight, library appearance, staff performance, and safety issues of the Choctaw County Public Library, a member of Southeast Oklahoma Library System. For the entire library system, coordinates the selection and customer support for library downloadable platforms such as OverDrive and Libby; plans system-wide programs and activities targeted for adults; assists with collection services. Necessary skills include leadership, change management, information technology, problem solving and customer service. Master of Library and Information Science preferred. Starting salary $46,800 dependent on education and experience with competitive benefits.

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Acquisitions Specialist
Oklahoma City University Dulaney-Browne Library

Job Description: The Acquisitions Specialist is responsible for monographic acquisitions and copy-cataloging in the online library system (WMS). Additionally, the Acquisitions Specialist assists in the operations of the library circulation desk. The Acquisitions Specialist reports to the Monographs Librarian and coordinates leave requests with the Access Services Librarian.

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Program Officer, Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma (LTAIO)
Oklahoma Humanities, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Oklahoma Humanities is seeking a Program Officer to lead one of America’s most successful reading and discussion programs—Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma. This program serves as a catalyst for meaningful conversations and encourages readers to reflect on their experiences, share thoughts and ideas, consider diverse perspectives, and gain new insight. For 35 years, Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma has brought literature-based reading and discussion programs to thousands of Oklahomans through their local public libraries. Programs are also held at correctional centers and with other non-profit groups. LTAIO brings an average of 250 programs each year to communities throughout our state.

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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.