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.

 


Engagement Manager I
Metropolitan Library System

Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager I provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Engagement staff at a small or medium library. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with Learning Experiences staff and Engagement colleagues to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

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Information Services Manager
Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library (2201 SW 134 Street)

Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Information Services Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Southwest Oklahoma City Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

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Circulation Manager
Moore Public Library

Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Circulation Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Moore Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

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Research and Instruction Librarian
Tulsa Community College—Northeast Campus

This full time position provides library and research services, including information literacy instruction, for the organization and maintenance of the library and its collections.

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Youth Engagement Specialist II
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager I, or the Youth Engagement Supervisor, the Youth Engagement Specialist II works with other local Engagement staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for the target audience, both inside and outside the library.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university; and
• One year of experience working with target audience.
HIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage.
Experience building community partnerships.
Knowledge of current trends in library services.
Working knowledge of computer software, hardware and peripheral devices.

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Access Specialist I (Half Time)
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Services Manager ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials and provides basic customer assistance.

Qualifications: Minimum of one year of High school (9th grade) completed.
Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
• Basic knowledge of library operations, policies and procedures.
Skill in:
• Typing or keyboard skills to enter and retrieve data using a computer terminal.
• Filing alphabetically, numerically, using good spelling, and performing basic math computations.
• Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with internal and external customers in order to give and extricate information in a courteous and friendly manner.
Mental and Physical Abilities:
• Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
• Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
• While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, use hands to finger, reach with hands and arms, handle or feel, speak and hear and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds..
• While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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Access Specialist II (Half Time)
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Services Manager II, III or IV (depending on location size), 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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Education and Experience:
• High School diploma or GED
• One or more years of customer service experience
HIGHLY PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
• Experience with a library automated circulation system (e.g. CarlX)
• Strong desire to work with and help people.

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Librarian I
Grove Public Library

40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays.

Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND 1 to 3 years of relevant experience. Experience developing library programs for children. Prefer demonstrated supervisory experience and quality computer skills. Duties may grow to include managing the library building, staff, and collection using professional principles of the library field. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Salary dependent on level of experience and library education, starting at $33,634 plus excellent benefits. Background check required.

Applications available at the Eastern OK District Library System website or at any EODLS library but must be returned to: Grove Public Library, Attn: Youth opening, 1140 NEO Loop, Grove, OK 74344

Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.


Youth Services Librarian
Mustang Public Library

Job Description: The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing and managing library services for children and tweens. Position will plan and conduct story times, plan special events (i.e. Summer Reading Program), select and purchase material, as well as market programs to the community and supervise one part time employee. Requires excellent communication skills. Master’s degree in Library Science is preferred OR a BS degree in early childhood development/elementary education will be considered. Previous library experience a plus. Hours are Monday-Friday with occasional evenings. Salary is commensurate with experience including a generous benefit package.

Please submit a resume and a City of Mustang employment application to landerson@cityofmustang.org.

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Youth Engagement Specialist II
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager I, or the Youth Engagement Supervisor, the Youth Engagement Specialist II works with other local Engagement staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for the target audience, both inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

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Engagement Manager I
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager I provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Engagement staff at a small or medium library. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with Learning Experiences staff and Engagement colleagues to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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Engagement Manager II
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager II provides leadership and direction for the youth and Adult Engagement Supervisors at a large library, or the Downtown Library. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the Library’s Strategic goals and initiatives by working with Learning Experiences staff and Engagement staff to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be Monday, August 28, 2017.

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Asst. Professor/Scholarly Engagement Strategist
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: The Scholarly Engagement Strategist, will provide leadership and education in designing and defining strategies and services that support faculty and researchers in measuring their research impact and exercising their publishing options, strengthen the Library’s existing relationships with local and national partners, and develop best practices, programs, and services in this area. Additionally, you will participate in liaison activities for assigned departments, matched with your strengths.

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians with a passion for learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and tackle challenges head on. Library faculty are actively engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop strong collaborations with faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins August 9, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

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Library Web Developer II
University of Central Oklahoma Chambers Library, Edmond

Position Overview: The Web Developer position will work closely with systems and user services team to design and implement web technologies to help connect our users with the information and services that improve the library user experience. Designing and updating the library website as well as customizing the user interface of the discovery system will be a large component of the work. Working with and creating APIs related to the library services platform will be another component of the work. Both will require the use of web development technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, web scripting, SQL, CMS, APIs, graphics, and related skills.

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Digital Scholarship Futurist/Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Digital Scholarship Futurist, will proactively study and apply emerging social, political, and technical trends and best practices in order to advance digital scholarship initiatives, develop tools and technologies to meet research and publication needs, and be a leader in the area of research data emerging trends and best practices.

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians with a passion for both learning and teaching 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 faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins August 4, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

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Science Librarian
University of Oklahoma

Job Description: OU Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to serve as a Science Librarian for multiple science departments:  Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Health & Exercise Science, Mathematics, Microbiology & Plant Biology, and Physics & Astronomy.  This position develops and maintains positive working relationships with faculty, students, staff and scholars as well as other campus constituencies in ways that enhance the strategic investment of OU in libraries as part of the research and learning infrastructure of the institution.  The position partners with library specialists in scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, data management, and geospatial information systems to support the learning and research needs of science departments.  As a subject liaison, the Science Librarian develops and manages virtual and physical collections; participates in the library instruction program; provides on-site consultations for faculty and students; and participates in library-related public programming.

Full-time position; excellent benefits and professional development support. Applications may be addressed to the Science Librarian Screening Committee, and require: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current resume/vita detailing education and relevant experience; and 3) names and contact information for at least three professional references, including current or most-recent supervisor. Applicant screening to begin immediately; search will remain open until filled.

To apply, go to jobs.ou.edu and search for Requisition Number 171776.

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Lead Business Librarian
University of Oklahoma

Job Description: Lead Business Librarian OU Libraries seeks a highly motivated, service-oriented and entrepreneurial expert to be the Lead Business Librarian serving the Price College of Business.  The Lead Business Librarian will actively identify opportunities to build and maintain relationships with faculty, students and administrative units within the business college, providing course-integrated instruction, workshops, consultations and research assistance, building collections, and promoting library programs.  Operating within the business college, the position will supervise one full-time librarian and partner with library subject liaisons and specialists in scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, data management, and geospatial information systems to promote new and emerging library services that engage the business college.  The Lead Business Librarian is responsible for creating, marketing and delivering a range of business information products and services in support of the business college, both within its physical facilities and through virtual engagement.

To apply, go to jobs.ou.edu and search for Requisition #171800.

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Director of Special Collections
University of Oklahoma Libraries

Job Description: The OU Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to provide leadership and strategic vision for its Special Collections, comprised of manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, art, artifacts, and audio, video, and digital collections. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the changing nature of today’s research libraries and the implications for special collections. The position reports to the Dean of Libraries, works closely with the Libraries’ Chief Technology Officer on special collections digital initiatives, and serves as a member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team.

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Part-Time Research and Instruction Librarian
Langston University, Tulsa

Provide Reference service to walk-in, telephone and web patrons. Assist students with online database searching and related academic activities. Provide engaging library instruction in the effective use of print and online information resources in a classroom environment. Build effective relationships with faculty to develop course-related instruction. Develop and promote library programs and services to faculty, staff and students. Develop the collection and serve as liaison to assigned academic departments. Compile reports and statistics as needed and required. Serve on library and University committees as required. Perform other duties as assigned.

Comments: One position open in Oklahoma City. Evenings 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, when class is in session. Applications accepted until filled.

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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.