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.



Special Collections and Archives Librarian
Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa

Job Description: The position reports to the Dean of the Library and Research Services. The individual will ensure the long-term preservation, organization, and access of and to unique, fragile, and obsolete materials, both digital and traditional, within the Phillips Seminary Library holdings; support the learning and research use of the collections by Phillips’ community and publics. After reviewing the complete job description, interested candidates should submit their credentials to scaalibrarian@ptstulsa.edu. Interest will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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Library Acquisitions Associate
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Job Description: Support the library Dean and Electronic Resource Librarian especially by managing the library’ s acquisition of resources and other purchasing and budget tasks, as requested, all in compliance with library practices, ORU Purchasing policies, and generally accepted accounting principles.

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Access Specialist II (half-time)
Edmond Public Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager II or III (depending on location size), the Access Specialist assists members by checking out and returning library materials, locating books and other materials, managing customer 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. Will assist in processing and distribution of library materials, including checking in items from book drops, shelving materials, and handling fines and payments.

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Engagement Specialist II (half-time)
Almonte Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under direct supervision, works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting customers and providing relevant and timely programs and services, both inside and outside the library.

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Library Branch Manager III
Muskogee Public Library

Job Description: Manages and administers the operation and staff of library branch in Muskogee. Ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System in the communities.

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Engagement Manager (full-time)
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Engagement staff. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with Education and Program Services staff and Engagement colleagues to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

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Circulation/ILL Technician
Oklahoma City University

Job Description: General Description: The Circulation Tech assists in the supervision of the circulation department of the library including student assistants. The Circulation Tech is responsible for a range of activities including: interlibrary loan and document delivery, is responsible for course reserves and nursing reserves, coordinates missing book searches, mends damaged library materials, is responsible for learning and implementing policies and procedures governing circulation, reserves, and ILL. The Circulation Tech reports to the Access Services Librarian and collaborates with library staff and faculty.

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Distance Education Librarian
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant

Job Description: Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for the position of Distance Education Librarian. The Distance Education Librarian will perform reference duty and information literacy instruction. The primary duties will be on-line instruction and will include face-to-face instruction as well. This is a twelve-month non-tenure track position.

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Senior Librarian-Reference, LFH & Programming
Bartlesville Public Library

Job Description: Under general supervision oversees, manages and supervises the Reference and Local Family History departments of the library including operations, activities, and staff. Plans, promotes and executes programs for adults. Oversees interlibrary Loan requests. Conducts instruction with patrons in the use of Library equipment and material(s), especially the use of computer terminals and software applications. Assists in other Library areas as needed. Plans, promotes and executes creative and informational programs on an ongoing basis for adults in our community. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable laws pertaining to the Bartlesville Public Library and the City of Bartlesville. lnterviews, hires and trains; plans, assigns and directs work; appraises performance; rewards and disciplines employees; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Oversees the daily operations of assigned area and staff; makes operational decisions for assigned area. Assists in the development and implementation of short- and long-term goals. Resolves complaints, concerns, and other issues individually and with staff. Prepares a variety of reports for the Library Director and staff. Selects and orders materials for specific areas within the collections. Answers reference, readers’ advisory, informational and directional questions in person, telephone, or electronically utilizing all available Library resources. Conducts tours of the Library for visiting groups. Works in areas of responsibility, performing with excellence in customer service, interacting positively with customers and staff of all ages and temperaments, helping with research needs including use of library owned equipment. Operates and performs basic maintenance of computers, photocopier, and other Library equipment. Analyzes community needs for library services, participates in library programming and collection development. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs, and reading trade and professional journals and publications. Resolves questions and problems of other staff regarding bibliographic information in the online catalog including problems in retrieving information, changes in subject headings, cross references, etc. Plans, allocates and monitors time, people, equipment and other resources for the Reference and LFH departments to ensure efficient operations and completion of work. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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Resource Acquisition Manager
University of Central Oklahoma, Max Chambers Library, Edmond

Job Description: Responsible for procuring and processing online and physical library resources. Provides leadership for Resource Acquisition Department. Provides stewardship in sustaining the library’s acquisitions budget and “in-time” access to all learning resources. Assists with troubleshooting resource access problems. Assists with promoting public awareness and use of resources.

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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.