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.

Collection Development Librarian
Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Collection Development Librarian selects library materials for a designated segment of the library system’s collection; in collaboration with management and staff, plans, organizes, and develops the overall collection.

First application review will be Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

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Research and Instruction Librarian
Langston University

Job Description: 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 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. Compile reports and statistics as needed and required. Updates the library web page, develop online tutorials. Serves on University and library committees and represents the library at regional and national meetings. Develop the collection and serve as liaison to assigned academic departments. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be available for rotating evening and weekend duties. May be asked to deliver a 15 minute library instruction presentation during the interview process.

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Coordinator of Public Services
Langston University

Job Description: Leads and manages all aspects of library public services including planning, developing, coordinating and advising in the following areas: research, web page maintenance, library resource instruction, outreach, reference, collection development, interlibrary resource instruction, outreach, reference, collection developing, interlibrary loan, circulation and reserves. Advocates and represents library public services, policies and procedures. Analyze statistical data on library operations and report to the Director on departmental activities. Coordinate, schedule and manage library faculty and staff professional development activities. Services as an integral member of the senior library administration team. Participates in shared collegial decision making and planning in the Libraries, throughout the university. This includes active involvement in committees and special projects and establishment and maintenance of communication with faculty, students, other patron, and professional colleagues. Contributes to the library profession and engages in professional development activities; participates in and contributes to professional organizations and publication. Participates in reference desk duties, library resources instruction, develops the collection and serves as liaison to assigned academic departments. Performs other duties as assigned. Must e able for rotating evening and weekend duties.

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Library Manager II
Warr Acres Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Regional Director, the Library Manager II provides leadership and direction for library staff at a medium-sized library; 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.

First application review will be Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

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Manager of Access
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Manager of Access provides leadership and direction for the Access Managers and staff throughout the Library System. This position is responsible for system-wide circulation policies and procedures, reviewing and evaluating work products and methods for system-wide circulation services, materials maintenance, and meeting room services. Serves as the system expert and training coordinator for the full range of circulation desk procedures using an automated circulation system including issuing and receiving library materials, issuing library cards, and assisting with self-service equipment and technology. Collaborates with other departments to ensure the success of Access-related processes.

First application review will be Monday, November 26, 2018.

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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

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

Job Description: As the Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian you will provide collaboration and vision as part of the Metadata Team, create descriptive metadata for digital collections and audit existing metadata to improve discovery and access. You will also facilitate metadata upload and/or harvesting into a variety of discovery systems and advise Library departments in the application of established and emerging schema.

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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

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.