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.



Adult Engagement Specialist II
Del City Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager, the Adult Engagement Specialist II works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for adults, both inside and outside the library.

Application deadline: Monday, April 29, 2019.

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Adult Librarian
Village Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, Engagement Manager I or the Adult Engagement Supervisor, the Adult Librarian I performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to members of all ages; planning, scheduling and presenting programs and/or services for adults; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction for adults; building relationships with community organizations that serve adults; providing technology instruction to adults; engaging in civic participation.

Application deadline: Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

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Access Manager I
Northwest Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Access Manager III, the Access Manager I provides leadership and direction for Access Specialist I staff. Assumes responsibility for issuing and receiving library materials, issuing library cards, providing information about library accounts and services, locating books and other materials for customers, assisting with self-service equipment and technology, and providing information about library programs.

First application review will be Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

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Access Manager II
Ralph Ellison Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Access Manager III, the Access Manager II provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Access staff. Assumes overall responsibility for the full range of circulation desk procedures using a circulation system including issuing and receiving library materials, providing information about library programs and services, locating books and other materials for customers, issuing library accounts, and assisting with self-service equipment and technology. Oversees routine collection management processes. Also, responsible for keeping updated statistics and usage records.

Application deadline is Monday, April 22, 2019.

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Acquisitions Librarian
Southeastern Public Library System of Oklahoma, McAlester

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Technical Services Librarian, manages the selection, distribution, and deselection of library materials. Serves as part of the library system leadership team. Necessary skills include leadership, change management, information technology, problem solving and customer service.

Closing date: 5/06/19

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Library Manager III
Northwest Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Library Manager III provides leadership and direction for library staff at a large library or a group of small community libraries; 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.

Application deadline is Friday, April 19, 2019.

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Children’s Librarian
Ralph Ellison Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Children’s Librarian I performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to members of all ages; planning, scheduling and presenting programs and/or services for children (ages birth-eleven) and their parents and/or caregivers; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction to children and their parents and/or caregivers; building relationships with community organizations that serve a similar target audience; providing technology instruction to children; engaging in civic participation.

First application review date will be Thursday, April 11, 2019.

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Adult Engagement Specialist II
Choctaw Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager, the Adult Engagement Specialist II works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for adults, both inside and outside the library.

First application review date will be Thursday, April 11, 2019.

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Library Director
City of Stillwater Public Library

Job Description: The Director is responsible for ensuring effective services are provided to patrons, ensuring library materials are current and accessible to patrons, and maintaining library policies and procedures. The successful candidate will plan, direct and supervise all library operations. Library operations include, but are not limited to, budget, personnel, collection development, technical and automation services, facilities and community relations. This position reports to the Library Board.

Closing date: 4/22/19

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Library Systems Coordinator
Pioneer Library System, Norman

Job Description: The Library Systems Coordinator coordinates and maintains the SirsiDynix Symphony Integrated Library System (ILS), Online Catalog and related systems. The Library Systems Coordinator maintains effective working relationships with all branches and departments, outside contractors, and the public affected by the ILS and Online Catalog. Provides high-level customer service to internal and external customers; performs other duties as assigned.

Open Until Filled—First Application Review after April 5, 2019

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Virtual Engagement Specialist II
Metropolitan Library System, Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Central Information Services Manager, the Virtual Engagement Specialist II works with other Central Information Services staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely services via phone and internet.

First application review date will be Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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Hispanic Resource Center Coordinator
Martin Regional Library, Tulsa

Job Description: Serves as a dynamic leader in coordinating and providing services in one of the unique cultural Resource Centers (African American, American Indian or Hispanic); serves as liaison, advocate and expert between library staff and the community to promote library services and innovative cultural programs; builds and maintains specialized collection; provides information and programming to community about cultural topics.

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Library Director
El Reno Public Library

Job Description: Performs a variety of administrative and supervisory work and complex clerical work in planning, organizing and implementing the programs and services of the library system. Works under the supervision of the Assistant City Manager.

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Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services
Oklahoma State University, Edmon Low Library

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library, a member of the Association of Research Libraries, has an exciting career opportunity: Associate Professor/Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services. This executive-level, tenure-track position requires a broad understanding of how libraries contribute to the research, teaching, and outreach mission of public and Land-Grant universities. The successful candidate will be a visionary administrator, educator, and leader supporting the Dean, department heads, faculty, staff, and students. The Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services exercises direct administrative leadership for graduate and undergraduate library services, reference, data management, information services, liaison services, assessment of library services, and collection development and will lead efforts to institute new models for reference assistance and liaison activities as well as working with a team of functional specialists.

Application review begins on April 2, 2019, and continues until position is filled.

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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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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.