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.



Collections Strategist
Oklahoma State University Library

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for both learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services, as Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will lead efforts to implement evidence-based collection strategies, management, and review. The collaborative and user-focused Collection Strategist works closely with the Library’s subject liaisons, personnel in other Library departments, and with campus faculty, staff, and students in a highly interdisciplinary research community.

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Evening Reference Librarian Part Time
SNU Library/Southern Nazarene University

Job Description: Provide excellent reference service to the SNU community by assisting students,
faculty, and staff in use of library resources. conducting reference interviews (online and
face-to-face), supervising on-duty students, and maintaining an exemplary level of
customer service.

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Librarian/Library Associate
Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library

Job Description: Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System customers including reference, reader’s advisory, programming and outreach; has working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

Applications Accepted: October 1 Through October 15, 2018

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Youth Engagement Specialist I Half-time
Northwest Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Youth Engagement Specialist I works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members. Provides technology assistance and education and helps colleagues provide relevant and timely programs and services for youth ages birth to eighteen, both inside and outside the library.

First application review date will be Friday, October 12, 2018.

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Deputy Executive Director/Public Services
Metropolitan Library System, Downtown Library

Job Description: The Deputy Executive Director/Public Services (DED/PS) has overall strategic responsibility and operational accountability for all aspects of management for the Public Services division. The DED/PS provides leadership, direction, and resource stewardship for the subordinate directors/ managers who oversee the libraries and departments within the division. As the organization’s senior-most Public Services leader, the DED/PS is accountable for the overall performance of libraries, for the achievement of divisional goals, and for aligning system-wide strategic objectives with firm access and engagement business plans. The DED/PS is an active member of the executive leadership team.

First application review will be Thursday, October 11, 2018.

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Director
Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS), Ardmore

Job Description: The Board of Trustees of the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) seeks a responsive, innovative library Director who values excellent customer service. Candidates must have an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited library school and five (5) or more years of experience in library administration and management. The Director provides strategic and operational leadership for SOLS and seeks new services to meet the changing needs of customers and the communities served. While reporting to a 14 member Board of Trustees, the Director supervises personnel and is responsible for fiscal management; marketing and communication; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and engaging with external partnerships. The Southern Oklahoma Library System has eight (8) community public libraries in five (5) South Central Oklahoma Counties.

Send resumes in confidence to: P.O. Box 1687, Ardmore, OK 73401 • Attn: Gary W. Farabaugh
Or email to: gfarabough@sbcglobal.net


Access Manager II
Belle Isle Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Access Manager III, the Access Manager II provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Access staff. Assumes overall responsibility for the full range of circulation desk procedures using a circulation system including issuing and receiving library materials, providing information about library programs and services, locating books and other materials for customers, issuing library accounts, and assisting with self-service equipment and technology. Oversees routine collection management processes. Also, responsible for keeping updated statistics and usage records.

First application review will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

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Adult Engagement Specialist II Half-time
Edmond Library

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 Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

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Library Manager III
Community Libraries (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, & Nicoma Park)

Job Description: Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Library Manager III provides leadership and direction for library staff at a large library or a group of small community libraries; plans, organizes and manages all operations of the library including supervising staff. Assists users in the use of materials, equipment, and/or services provided by the library.

First application review will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

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Library Manager III
Edmond Library

Job Description: Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Library Manager III provides leadership and direction for library staff at a large library or a group of small community libraries; plans, organizes and manages all operations of the library including supervising staff. Assists users in the use of materials, equipment, and/or services provided by the library.

First application review will be Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

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

Job Description: As the Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian you will provide collaboration and vision as part of the Metadata Team, create descriptive metadata for digital collections and audit existing metadata to improve discovery and access. You will also facilitate metadata upload and/or harvesting into a variety of discovery systems and advise Library departments in the application of established and emerging schema.

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Branch Manager III
Muskogee Public Library

Job Description: 40 hrs. week, some evenings and Saturdays. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS; and five or more years related library experience; and experience developing programs for library users. Demonstrated performance in a library management position. Duties include managing the library building, staff, and collection using principles of the field. Manager oversees the successful long term and daily operation of the library including awareness and use of the library facility, staff supervision and training, financial transactions and successful development of good relationships with local government, library friends and civic groups. Beginning salary $52,000 plus benefits.

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Systems Librarian
Mabee Learning Center/Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee

Job Description: The Systems Librarian is responsible for electronic resources, databases, services, and discovery. The incumbent will also assist as a team member to promote, develop and deliver library instruction, reference services, online resource support.

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Library Manager
McAlester Public Library, Southeastern Public Library System of Oklahoma

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, manages the daily operations of the library including circulation, facility oversight, library appearance, staff performance, promotion and safety issues. Serves as part of the library system leadership team. Supervises 14 staff. Necessary skills include leadership, change management, information technology, problem solving and customer service. Bachelor’s Degree and experience in library leadership preferred. Starting salary of $37,125 with competitive benefits.

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Other Sources for Library Employment

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.