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
Edmond Library

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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Access Specialist I
Village Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Services Manager ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials. This includes checking items in from library book drops, shelving materials, and performing basic library collection maintenance. Will provide basic customer assistance by answering directional questions regarding the library collection. May issue library cards and assist members by checking out and returning library materials.

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Access Specialist I
Capitol Hill Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager, the Access Specialist I ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials. This includes checking items in from library book drops, shelving materials, and performing basic library collection maintenance. The Access Specialist I will provide basic customer assistance by answering directional questions regarding the library collection. May issue library cards and assist members by checking out and returning library materials.

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Access Specialist I
Almonte Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager, the Access Specialist I ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials. This includes checking items in from library book drops, shelving materials, and performing basic library collection maintenance. The Access Specialist I will provide basic customer assistance by answering directional questions regarding the library collection. May issue library cards and assist members by checking out and returning library materials.

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Engagement Manager
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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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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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.