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.

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Deputy Director
Oklahoma Dept. of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Deputy Director will lead agency staff in fulfilling its statutory duties by managing the day-to-day operations and supervising fiscal services and technology operations. Other responsibilities are as follows: assisting in long-range planning which includes studying the agency’s opportunities to make the greatest impact on behalf of public and special libraries, monitoring and actively guiding preparation of the agency’s budget, and coordinating statewide online information services for Oklahoma libraries. Attention to detail is of utmost importance. The successful candidate will inspire teamwork, empower and trust staff to work toward common goals, communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers, and project enthusiasm and a positive attitude. May be called upon to represent the director before the legislature or in public settings.

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Youth Engagement Specialist II
Almonte Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Youth 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 children ages birth to 18, both inside and outside the library.

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Adult Librarian
Almonte Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, 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.

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Teen Librarian
Southern Oaks Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager, Engagement Manager I or the Youth Engagement Supervisor, the Teen Librarian I performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to members of all ages; planning, scheduling and presenting programs or specialized programs and/or services for teens (ages 12-18), their parents and/or caregivers and organizations that serve a similar target audience; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction to teens; building relationships with community organizations that serve target audience; providing technology instruction to teens; engaging in civic participation.

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Engagement Manager
Almonte 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.

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Adult Librarian
Bethany Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Adult Librarian 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.

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Access Manager II
Almonte 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.

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Library Associate
Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: Provides high level customer service to Pioneer Library System and Shawnee Public Library customers including children’s services, reference, reader’s advisory, programming, and outreach; has working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

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Information Technology (IT) Director
Tulsa City-County Library

Job Description: Lead the current and long-range direction of technology aimed at keeping the organization on the forefront of change. This key role will provide information technology solutions and services that are attuned to both customer and staff technology needs. The IT Director will develop and implement strategic vision and directives for the operating needs of technology at TCCL, including annual and long-term plans for budget, personnel, and work space. The IT Director has system-wide impact, providing valuable input about both current IT services and the expansion, improvement and evolution of those services. • The IT Director will be a member of the Library Executive Team collaborating to form policies, assess technology, and ensure that the community’s needs are appropriately met by effective program development and other technology based platforms. This role will report to the CEO and will have a 12 month introductory/training period. • The best qualified candidates will exhibit strong knowledge of current best practices in all areas of responsibility with special attention to technology infrastructure, computational resources, staff and customer support. This will be an innovative and seasoned professional who desires to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

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Assistant Director
Eastern OK District Library System

Job Description: Assists in directing strategic and system-wide planning for marketing, staffing and technology services.
Full time position. MLS/MLIS and five or more years’ public library administration experience. The Ass’t. Director is a member of the Senior Staff. Creates and oversees the System’s training – including developing and implementing a System-wide staff traning program. Oversees our digital presence. Collection Development assistance for all branches, especially E-material collection. Oversees the IT dept. Other duties may include Strategic Planning including evaluating and implementing services. May assist in hiring staff in 15 branches.

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Librarian—Adult Services
Ponca City Library

Job Description: To plan, organize, and maintain Library materials and functions; to provide assigned library services including either reference services and to provide assistance to the Library Director as necessary. This position has the authority to recommend action (carries particular weight) in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, discipline employees, has the responsibly to direct employees and to adjust their grievances/complaints. This is accomplished by the use of independent judgment. This work relates to the employers management of operations. The employee is expected to adhere to all City Of Ponca City Policies, City Guidelines and SOP’s and act as a role model in their application.

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Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a creative faculty member to lead the College of Veterinary Health Sciences (CVHS) Library. We are looking for someone with a passion for learning and teaching who is eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. The Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Associate Dean for Special Collections. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

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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.

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Children’s Librarian
El Reno Carnegie Library

Job Description: The Children’s Librarian creates positive, enriching library experiences for children and families both within and outside the library.They connect patrons with information using a range of library resources. They maintain a well-rounded, engaging, and current collection of materials for children based on patron needs, circulation data, professional literature, and judgment. The Children’s Librarianis responsible for developing and implementing innovative programming to serve the needs of children and families in the community, with the purpose of increasing library use, building community relationships, and furthering Library and City goals.

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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.