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.
Electronic Resources Manager—Support Services
Eastern Oklahoma District Library System, Muskogee
Job Description: Manages and administers the operation of all System electronic resources including the acquistion of e-material, administration of the E-rate program, maintaining and troubleshooting the System web presence. 40 hrs. per week.
Qualifications: MLS/MLIS; and three or more years related library experience. Duties include providing resource training for staff; establishing and maintaining effective relationships with vendors, building the e-materials collection using professional principles of the library field.
Adult Engagement Supervisor
Edmond Library, Metropolitan Library System
Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager II or Library Manager, the Adult Engagement Supervisor provides leadership and direction for the Engagement staff at a large library, the collective Community Libraries or at the Downtown Library; supports the Library’s strategic goals and objectives by working with Learning Experiences staff along with local and system Engagement colleagues to provide relevant and timely programs and services to adults ages 19 and up, both inside and outside the library.
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience—Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited college or university in Library and Information Science; and one or more years of management experience with evidence of progressive responsibility and interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.
Highly Preferred Qualifications: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage.
Norman Public Library East
Job Description: Branch Managers for the Pioneer Library System have the opportunity to inspire innovation, engagement, and learning in our communities. In addition to supervising staff and overseeing collections, the branch manager is responsible for aligning branch programming and initiatives with the overall strategies and goals of the Pioneer Library System. As a leader in the civic and business community, the branch manager works to build and advance partnerships with organizations that support our vision.
Position is Open Until Filled, first interviews begin December 1, 2017
System-wide Children’s Services Manager
Metropolitan Library System
Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Member Services, the System-wide Children’s Services Manager plans, coordinates and directs the library system’s services for children ages birth to 11 and their parents/caregivers, including system-wide programs, initiatives, and special events.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field.• Master’s degree in Library and Information Science • At least 3 years of management experience with evidence of progressive responsibility and interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.
Highly Preferred Qualifications and Competencies: High level of comfort with program evaluation and outcome-based planning and evaluation. • Experience building sustainable community relationships.• Experience leading by influence.
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Henry G. Bennett Memorial Library—Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant
Job Description: The Librarian for Reference and Instruction will provide direction in the promotion, development, and implementation of library instruction. The librarian will advance and expand a student-centered library instruction program and enhance the effectiveness of library instruction.
Coordinates all aspects of Access Services including circulation, reserves, stack maintenance, ILL and copyright compliance.
Youth Engagement Specialist I
Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City
Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, Engagement Manager I, or the Youth Engagement Supervisor, 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.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or GED required; and at least 6 months experience working with young people ages birth to 18.
Highly Preferred Qualifications and Compentencies: Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage. • Working knowledge of computer hardware, software, the Internet and peripheral equipment.
Library Manager III
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, Oklahoma City
Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Member Services for the Central Region, the Manager of the Downtown Library (Library Manager III) provides leadership and direction for one of Metropolitan Library System’s largest 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. Provides oversight and leadership for the Downtown Library’s current and emergent services and initiatives.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field • 3 or more years of personnel management experience with evidence of progressive responsibility and interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.
First application review will be Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Oral History Archivist
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater
Job Description: As the Oral History Archivist you will join an enthusiastic team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program (OOHRP). In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of collection management, preservation, and discovery of oral history resources. This position will report to the Head of the OOHRP but will work closely with other faculty and staff in the Library. This is a tenure track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Application review begins December 1, 2017, and continues until position is filled.
Access Services Manager III
Metropolitan Library System—Edmond Library
Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Access Services Manager (ASM) III manages the ASM I and/or ASM II and provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Access Services 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 members, issuing library accounts, and assisting with self service equipment and technology. Oversees collection management processes. Responsible for keeping updated statistics and usage records.
Our first application review will be Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
Director of Digital Curation
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
As the Director, Digital Curation, you will join a growing team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of Special Collections. In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources.
There is a target hire date of December 4, 2017, but application review continues until position is filled.
Full-Time and Part-Time Research and Instruction Librarian
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.
Applications accepted until filled.
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.