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.



Children’s Services Manager
Norman Public Library

Job Description: Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Children’s Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Norman Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

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Engagement Specialist (half-time)
Ralph Ellison 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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Business Manager I
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Responsible for the direction and supervision of business and support services and activities for an agency, institution or facility which is limited in size and scope. This includes those with less than 200 FTE, an operating budget of less than $5 million dollars, or an average monthly client/patient census of less than 300. The primary responsibilities assigned involve not only directing, performing and supervising financial operations and accounting activities, but also include directing or performing other activities such as supply, inventory management, personnel or administrative functions, and providing direction to professional, technical or administrative staff if required. • Main duties and responsibilities will be accounts payable and receivable, procurement, and inventory.

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Current employees of Oklahoma state government interested in this position may use this link.


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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Learning Enhancement Center Supervisor
Oklahoma City University

Job Description: The Learning Enhancement Center Supervisor (LEC Supervisor) serves as the primary touchstone and coordinator for the Learning Enhancement Center designed to promote academic success and study strategies across campus. The LEC Supervisor ensures quality delivery of center programming. Additionally, the LEC Supervisor assists in the operations of the library circulation desk. The LEC Supervisor provides supervision for student employees and reports to the Director of the library and coordinates leave requests with the Access Services Librarian.

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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.