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.

Assistant Professor/Distance Education Librarian
Henry G. Bennett Memorial Library SouthEastern Oklahoma State University, Durant

Job Description: Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Henry G. Bennett Memorial Library invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor/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. The librarian reports directly to the Library Director. This is a twelve-month non-tenure track position.

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The preferred start date is July 1, 2019.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Edmon Low Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for emerging technologies, 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 other faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins March 25, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

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Engagement Manager
Northwest 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.

First application review will be Monday, February 18, 2019.

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Youth Services Librarian
Kingfisher Memorial Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Services Director, plans and conducts the youth classes and services of the library; shares duties with other librarians in customer service and circulation desk activities, purchasing youth items, cataloging, covering books, shelving and phone support as well as other routine tasks.

First application review will be Wednesday, February 20, 2019—open until filled.

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Collections Strategist
Oklahoma State University Library

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for both learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services, as Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will lead efforts to implement evidence-based collection strategies, management, and review. The collaborative and user-focused Collection Strategist works closely with the Library’s subject liaisons, personnel in other Library departments, and with campus faculty, staff, and students in a highly interdisciplinary research community.

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Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS), Ardmore

Job Description: The Board of Trustees of the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) seeks a responsive, innovative library Director who values excellent customer service. Candidates must have an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited library school and five (5) or more years of experience in library administration and management. The Director provides strategic and operational leadership for SOLS and seeks new services to meet the changing needs of customers and the communities served. While reporting to a 14 member Board of Trustees, the Director supervises personnel and is responsible for fiscal management; marketing and communication; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and engaging with external partnerships. The Southern Oklahoma Library System has eight (8) community public libraries in five (5) South Central Oklahoma Counties.

Send resumes in confidence to: P.O. Box 1687, Ardmore, OK 73401 • Attn: Gary W. Farabaugh
Or email to: gfarabough@sbcglobal.net

Systems Librarian
Mabee Learning Center/Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee

Job Description: The Systems Librarian is responsible for electronic resources, databases, services, and discovery. The incumbent will also assist as a team member to promote, develop and deliver library instruction, reference services, online resource support.

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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.