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.

 


Teen Librarian
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and professional librarian duties of moderate to complex difficulty including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; providing information concerning location and content of collection; performing reference and readers’ advisory services; performing collection management within assigned area; may plan, schedule and present generalized or specialized programs and/or services in age specific services.

Comments: This position requires selected candidate to have experience working with teen and young adults and planning teen/young adult related activities.

Our first application review will be Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Children’s Librarian
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical and professional librarian duties of moderate to complex difficulty including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; providing information concerning location and content of collection; performing reference and readers’ advisory services; performing collection management within assigned area; may plan, schedule and present generalized or specialized programs and/or services in age specific services.

Comments: This position requires selected candidate to have experience working with children and parents, knowledge of all genres of children’s literature and childhood development, and the ability to plan activities suitable for children of all ages.

Our first application review will be Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Engagement Manager I
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager I provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Engagement staff at a small or medium library. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by working with Learning Experiences staff and Engagement colleagues to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017.

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Engagement Manager II
Metropolitan Library System

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Engagement Manager II provides leadership and direction for the youth and Adult Engagement Supervisors at a large library, or the Downtown Library. Assumes overall responsibility for supporting the Library’s Strategic goals and initiatives by working with Learning Experiences staff and Engagement staff to provide relevant and timely programs and services inside and outside the library.

Our first application review will be Monday, August 28, 2017.

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Pioneer Library System Branch Managers (2 positions)
Moore Public Library & Norman Public Library West

Branch Managers for the Pioneer Library System have the opportunity to inspire innovation, engagement, and learning in our communities. In addition to supervising staff and overseeing collections, the branch manager is responsible for aligning branch programming and initiatives with the overall strategies and goals of the Pioneer Library System. As a leader in the civic and business community, the branch manager works to build and advance partnerships with organizations that support our vision.

Applications: Position is Open Until Filled, first interviews begin August 15th, 2017.
Résumé alone is not sufficient; completed application form is required.
To apply for this position please visit www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org – click Jobs@PLS link at bottom of page.

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Asst. Professor/Scholarly Engagement Strategist
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: The Scholarly Engagement Strategist, will provide leadership and education in designing and defining strategies and services that support faculty and researchers in measuring their research impact and exercising their publishing options, strengthen the Library’s existing relationships with local and national partners, and develop best practices, programs, and services in this area. Additionally, you will participate in liaison activities for assigned departments, matched with your strengths.

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians with a passion for learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and tackle challenges head on. Library faculty are actively engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop strong collaborations with faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins August 9, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

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Library Technician
Connors State College, Warner

Job Overview: The Library Technician is responsible for a variety of specialized library and media functions related to circulation, acquisition, processing and inventory of print and electronic library materials, general reference, the training and supervision of student assistants, maintaining routine operations, monitoring of student testing and distance education classes as well as duties assigned by professional staff. The Library Technician also provides general library and information services to students, faculty, staff and other members of the college community face-to-face and online.

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Library Web Developer II
University of Central Oklahoma Chambers Library, Edmond

Position Overview: The Web Developer position will work closely with systems and user services team to design and implement web technologies to help connect our users with the information and services that improve the library user experience. Designing and updating the library website as well as customizing the user interface of the discovery system will be a large component of the work. Working with and creating APIs related to the library services platform will be another component of the work. Both will require the use of web development technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, CSS, web scripting, SQL, CMS, APIs, graphics, and related skills.

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Digital Scholarship Futurist/Assistant Professor
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Digital Scholarship Futurist, will proactively study and apply emerging social, political, and technical trends and best practices in order to advance digital scholarship initiatives, develop tools and technologies to meet research and publication needs, and be a leader in the area of research data emerging trends and best practices.

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative librarians with a passion for both learning and teaching 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 faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

Application review begins August 4, 2017, and continues until position is filled.

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Science Librarian
University of Oklahoma

Job Description: OU Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to serve as a Science Librarian for multiple science departments:  Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Health & Exercise Science, Mathematics, Microbiology & Plant Biology, and Physics & Astronomy.  This position develops and maintains positive working relationships with faculty, students, staff and scholars as well as other campus constituencies in ways that enhance the strategic investment of OU in libraries as part of the research and learning infrastructure of the institution.  The position partners with library specialists in scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, data management, and geospatial information systems to support the learning and research needs of science departments.  As a subject liaison, the Science Librarian develops and manages virtual and physical collections; participates in the library instruction program; provides on-site consultations for faculty and students; and participates in library-related public programming.

Full-time position; excellent benefits and professional development support. Applications may be addressed to the Science Librarian Screening Committee, and require: 1) a cover letter; 2) a current resume/vita detailing education and relevant experience; and 3) names and contact information for at least three professional references, including current or most-recent supervisor. Applicant screening to begin immediately; search will remain open until filled.

To apply, go to jobs.ou.edu and search for Requisition Number 171776.

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Lead Business Librarian
University of Oklahoma

Job Description: Lead Business Librarian OU Libraries seeks a highly motivated, service-oriented and entrepreneurial expert to be the Lead Business Librarian serving the Price College of Business.  The Lead Business Librarian will actively identify opportunities to build and maintain relationships with faculty, students and administrative units within the business college, providing course-integrated instruction, workshops, consultations and research assistance, building collections, and promoting library programs.  Operating within the business college, the position will supervise one full-time librarian and partner with library subject liaisons and specialists in scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, data management, and geospatial information systems to promote new and emerging library services that engage the business college.  The Lead Business Librarian is responsible for creating, marketing and delivering a range of business information products and services in support of the business college, both within its physical facilities and through virtual engagement.

To apply, go to jobs.ou.edu and search for Requisition #171800.

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Director of Special Collections
University of Oklahoma Libraries

Job Description: The OU Libraries seeks a dynamic, innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to provide leadership and strategic vision for its Special Collections, comprised of manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, art, artifacts, and audio, video, and digital collections. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the changing nature of today’s research libraries and the implications for special collections. The position reports to the Dean of Libraries, works closely with the Libraries’ Chief Technology Officer on special collections digital initiatives, and serves as a member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team.

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Part-Time Research and Instruction Librarian
Langston University, Tulsa

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 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. Develop the collection and serve as liaison to assigned academic departments. Compile reports and statistics as needed and required. Serve on library and University committees as required. Perform other duties as assigned.

Comments: One position open in Oklahoma City. Evenings 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Monday through Thursday, when class is in session. Applications accepted until filled.

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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.