Oklahoma Library Job Postings

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Librarian—Special Collections
Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under general direction, performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; planning, scheduling, and presenting programs and/or services; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction; building relationships with community organizations; providing technology instruction; engaging in civic participation.

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Library Associate—Children’s Services Department
Norman Public Library

Job Description: Provides high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System 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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Librarian IV
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Administrative Librarian, the Librarian IV provides leadership for the customer, circulation and reference services provided by the Office of Library Resources of the State Library to state government and the general public. The Librarian IV manages a team of paraprofessional staff and professional librarians to accomplish this goal. • The Office of Library Resources supports the work of state government employees, elected officials, libraries and the general public through a suite a services. They include circulation, general reference, law and legislative reference, interlibrary loan, the Oklahoma Publications Clearinghouse, the Oklahoma Room special collection, and administration of statewide databases funded through federal IMLS LSTA projects.

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Library Technician III
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Circulation Technician holds primary responsibility for providing excellent customer service at the main customer service desk at the State Library located in Allen Wright building of State Capital Complex in Oklahoma City, OK. This position accomplishes this goal by conducting circulation and ready reference services, instructing customers in the use of library technology such as copiers, scanners, and research computers, processing holds and interlibrary loan requests, and shelving and filing materials.

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Mail Room and Records Management Technician
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Business Manager, the Mail Room and Records Management Technician holds primary responsibility for receiving, documenting, and distributing incoming and outgoing mail and providing general support to the agency. Under the direction of the Business Manager, the Technician monitors the balance of the postage account and reloads the postage meter, monitors levels of agency supplies and makes recommendations for purchase to the Business Manager, and assists with agency inventory management. The Technician also supports the Archives and Records Management division at the State Records Center and Records Center Annex and other agency projects.

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Literacy, Outreach & Volunteer Services Manager
Tulsa City-County Library

Job Description: The LOVS (Literacy, Outreach & Volunteer Services) Manager plans and directs all activities associated with the department including, but not limited to, service to homebound customers, provision and operation of Bookmobile and Reading Roadshow services, administration of the Books by Mail program, collection development and maintenance and service to the public, attends community outreach endeavors, and builds community partnerships. This position also represents the library to community businesses and organizations. This is a safety sensitive position.

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Youth Librarian
Miami Public Library

Job Description: The individual in this position is responsible for all activities in the youth department including the supervision of all departmental employees. This responsibility includes, but is not necessarily limited to planning and directing programs, selecting all youth material, supervising all activities in the children’s and teen sections, and forming active partnerships with schools and other organizations serving children.

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Assistant Library Director
Miami Public Library

Job Description: Responsible for assisting the Director of Library, Arts & Culture in the planning, organization, supervision, development, and administration of all library services, personnel, operations, and programs. Assumes the duties of the Director of Library, Arts & Culture in his/her absence.

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Library Director
Hennessey Public Library

Job Description: Reporting to the Town Administrator, the Library Director is responsible for all aspects of library operations. We are seeking an energetic leader with prior managerial or administrative experience, with strong written and oral communication skills, experience or a desire to work with a community of all ages, and experience with various forms of technology. This position requires an understanding of the cultural and economic foundations of a rural community. Candidates will be required to have an Associate’s degree, 5 years of library experience, or a Level III Certification with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Bilingual skills are a plus but not required.

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Access Specialist
Ralph Ellison Library, Midwest City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager II or III (depending on location size), the Access Specialist assists members by checking out and returning library materials, locating books and other materials, managing customer library accounts, issuing library cards, providing information about library accounts and services, assisting with self-service equipment and technology, and assisting with basic collection maintenance. Will assist in processing and distribution of library materials, including checking in items from book drops, shelving materials, and handling fines and payments.

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Librarian
Del City Library

Job Description: Under general direction, performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; planning, scheduling, and presenting programs and/or services; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction; building relationships with community organizations; providing technology instruction; engaging in civic participation. This position will work with all age groups but will need to have a specific interest in working with adults age 18 and up.

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Dean of Learning Resources
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Job Description: The Dean of the University Library at ORU will provide innovative and strategic leadership to fulfill the foremost purpose of learning resources for students pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs on campus and online around the world. This Dean will have the exciting challenge of opening and bringing innovation to the new J.D. McKean Library, currently under construction. The Dean will understand and value the unique mission of ORU: to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through whole person education to impact the world. Committed to the university goal of leadership development of all students, the Dean will contribute to learning success and overall degree completion.

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Reference librarian
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Job Description: Provide reference service (research help, etc.) both at the One-Stop Library Services Desk and remotely by phone, email, and other online tools, during assigned shifts and by appointment. • Assist with patron issues in the library and with technology resources during assigned shifts • Create and maintain library guides and web pages in support of library services and needs of students and faculty. • Teach library instruction sessions for general education, upper division, and graduate classes as needed • Participate in development of information literacy resources and services • Assume responsibility for collection development for in accordance with the library’s Collection Development Policy • Meet with faculty regularly, both at scheduled meetings and proactively to facilitate input for collection development • Analyze library book collection for currency and adequate coverage to support liaison programs and deselect items as needed • Assist with Collection Development. • Performs other library duties as assigned

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Library Assistants—2 part-time positions
Library, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Provide assistance in covering the circulation desk activities, answering basic questions by library patrons, and stack maintenance. Assist with gathering statistics and provide data entry. Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

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Chief Technology Officer
Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under administrative direction plans, coordinates, and directs the planning, operations, and staff of the Technology division; responsible for the resources (personnel, hardware, software, voice and data network, and budget) and for the delivery and support of technology to satisfy requirements of individual libraries and departments within the organization to meet the goals and mission of the Metropolitan Library System (MLS).

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Electronic Services and Systems Librarian
Oklahoma City University Law Library

Job Description: The Electronic Services and Systems Librarian is an integral part of the library staff and is responsible for managing the ILS, cataloging, serials control, collection maintenance, and the compilation of statistics. The ESS librarian is responsible for maintaining access to the library’s electronic resources. The position also provides circulation and ready reference assistance to patrons and works closely with other departments to develop library policies and services. Additionally, the ESS librarian works with the Assistant Director for Access and Collection Services to optimize the use of library space and technology.

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Emerging and Immersive Technology Librarian
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Job Description: Seeking qualified applicants for the position of Emerging and Immersive Technology Librarian at the University of Central Oklahoma’s Max Chambers Library. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

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Director of Research and User Engagement (DRUE)
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Job Description: Responsible for developing and evaluating integrated Information services, advancing research within and across disciplines, and fostering student learning and academic success, while empowering a culture of assessment and efficiency. DRUE provides inspirational and strategic leadership, innovative visioning, expert policy alignment, and program development as the library continues to reimagine services for seamless delivery.

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Librarian
Cameron University, Lawton

Job Description: The Cameron University Library seeks a User Experience Librarian who will be responsible for assessing, analyzing, and helping to improve library resources and services, including information literacy instruction and the library’s website.

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Director of Research and User Engagement
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Job Description: Director of Research and User Engagement (DRUE) is responsible for developing and evaluating integrated Information services, advancing research within and across disciplines, and fostering student learning and academic success, while empowering a culture of assessment and efficiency. DRUE provides inspirational and strategic leadership, innovative visioning, expert policy alignment, and program development as the library continues to reimagine services for seamless delivery.

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Librarian for Research Services
Oklahoma State University, Center for Health Sciences, Tahlequah

Job Description: The Research Services Librarian supports faculty and student researchers affiliated with the Office of Medical Student Research on the OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation campus in Tahlequah, OK (OSUCOM—CN). This is an innovative and highly published team that specializes in meta-research and systematic reviews. This position will perform and document searches in Scopus, Web of Science, Embase, PubMed, and other research databases. This position also staffs the library front desk, proctors exams in the testing center, and provides REDCap research survey system training and support.

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Interlibrary Loan Specialist
Oklahoma City University, Dulaney-Browne Library

Job Description: Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a service that is used to obtain research materials, books, and/or articles for library patrons which are not owned by the Dulaney-Browne Library. The interlibrary loan specialist handles all aspects of Interlibrary Loan (focus on Borrowing, assists in Lending as needed) and assists the Access Services Department. Responsible for learning and implementing policies and procedures governing circulation and ILL. This is a night position; hours during regular semesters will normally be 3 pm-midnight, Sunday-Thursday.

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Library Director
Buffalo Public Library

Job Description: The Town of Buffalo Library Director must be self-motivated and perform a range of duties such as overseeing daily operations and continue to enhance public use of this vital community amenity. Public Library Directors work within their communities to serve all members of the public. Part-time, 19 hrs. per week. Paid hourly. No benefits.

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Library Branch Manager III
Muskogee Public Library

Job Description: Manages and administers the operation and staff of library branch in Muskogee. Ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System in the communities.

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Head of Digital Scholarship (Librarian II)
University of Oklahoma Libraries, Norman

Job Description: The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks to recruit a Head of Digital Scholarship. This position will engage with campus entities to identify innovative and evolving digital tools and resources that advance scholarly investigation, while building upon the traditional cornerstones of research methodologies in the arts, humanities, and social sciences disciplines. The Head of Digital Scholarship will collaborate with faculty participating in projects and initiatives funded by colleges and will be a change agent, partner, educator and resource person for liaison librarians and special collections personnel involved in facilitating faculty and student digital projects. The position will be expected to conduct regular environmental scans of the campus environment to identify emerging areas of interest.

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Special Collections and Archives Librarian
Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa

Job Description: The position reports to the Dean of the Library and Research Services. The individual will ensure the long-term preservation, organization, and access of and to unique, fragile, and obsolete materials, both digital and traditional, within the Phillips Seminary Library holdings; support the learning and research use of the collections by Phillips’ community and publics. After reviewing the complete job description, interested candidates should submit their credentials to scaalibrarian@ptstulsa.edu. Interest will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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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.