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.

Systems Analyst
Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: TPrepares, deploys, and manages a variety of cloud-based servers. Duties include troubleshooting, installing software upgrades, log monitoring, communicating with vendors, and customizing functionality as needed. Provides leadership in inter-departmental communication. Creates and maintains internal documentation. Supports and participates in Library software/data carpentry. This would include but not be limited to becoming certified to teach data carpentry.

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Collection Services Assistant Manager
Metro Library System, Service Center, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under general supervision, provides leadership and direction for staff in collection services which includes Cataloging, Interlibrary Loan and Receiving; plans, organizes and directs operations, including supervising staff; assists in the development of policy recommendations; assists in evaluating resources to increase effective customer access to library-owned materials and coordinates utilization of such resources.

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Collection Processing Manager
Metro Library System, Service Center, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under administrative direction, provides leadership and direction for staff in collection processing; plans, organizes and directs all collection processing operations, including supervising staff; assists in the development of policy recommendations; oversees the processing and distribution of library materials acquired for the library system’s collections; communicates with vendors and other offices regarding orders to resolve problems and ensure accurate payments and credits to library’s accounts.

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Deputy Director
Oklahoma Dept. of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Deputy Director will lead agency staff in fulfilling its statutory duties by managing the day-to-day operations and supervising fiscal services and technology operations. Other responsibilities are as follows: assisting in long-range planning which includes studying the agency’s opportunities to make the greatest impact on behalf of public and special libraries, monitoring and actively guiding preparation of the agency’s budget, and coordinating statewide online information services for Oklahoma libraries. Attention to detail is of utmost importance. The successful candidate will inspire teamwork, empower and trust staff to work toward common goals, communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers, and project enthusiasm and a positive attitude. May be called upon to represent the director before the legislature or in public settings.

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Information Technology (IT) Director
Tulsa City-County Library

Job Description: Lead the current and long-range direction of technology aimed at keeping the organization on the forefront of change. This key role will provide information technology solutions and services that are attuned to both customer and staff technology needs. The IT Director will develop and implement strategic vision and directives for the operating needs of technology at TCCL, including annual and long-term plans for budget, personnel, and work space. The IT Director has system-wide impact, providing valuable input about both current IT services and the expansion, improvement and evolution of those services. • The IT Director will be a member of the Library Executive Team collaborating to form policies, assess technology, and ensure that the community’s needs are appropriately met by effective program development and other technology based platforms. This role will report to the CEO and will have a 12 month introductory/training period. • The best qualified candidates will exhibit strong knowledge of current best practices in all areas of responsibility with special attention to technology infrastructure, computational resources, staff and customer support. This will be an innovative and seasoned professional who desires to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

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Assistant Director
Eastern OK District Library System

Job Description: Assists in directing strategic and system-wide planning for marketing, staffing and technology services.
Full time position. MLS/MLIS and five or more years’ public library administration experience. The Ass’t. Director is a member of the Senior Staff. Creates and oversees the System’s training – including developing and implementing a System-wide staff traning program. Oversees our digital presence. Collection Development assistance for all branches, especially E-material collection. Oversees the IT dept. Other duties may include Strategic Planning including evaluating and implementing services. May assist in hiring staff in 15 branches.

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Librarian—Adult Services
Ponca City Library

Job Description: To plan, organize, and maintain Library materials and functions; to provide assigned library services including either reference services and to provide assistance to the Library Director as necessary. This position has the authority to recommend action (carries particular weight) in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, discipline employees, has the responsibly to direct employees and to adjust their grievances/complaints. This is accomplished by the use of independent judgment. This work relates to the employers management of operations. The employee is expected to adhere to all City Of Ponca City Policies, City Guidelines and SOP’s and act as a role model in their application.

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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.