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.


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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Web Developer
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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Adjunct Advisor—Reference Librarian (Part-time)
Rose State College, Midwest City

Job Description: Responsible for providing reference services. Assist internal and external customers with directional questions, locating needed information/materials, utilizing the library online catalog, indexes and reference materials. Receive and assist with incoming telephone calls and LRC visitors. Facilitate customers’ use of various computer software, including, but not limited to: MS Office, learning management system, email and minor hardware issues. Conduct electronic database searches using various service providers. Provide information literacy sessions as needed. Serve as the librarian-in-charge and supervise LRC staff on duty. Perform other duties as assigned by the Coordinator, Reference Services. This is a part-time hourly position up to 20 hours per week. Hours and days will vary. May require some evenings and weekends.

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Library Technician
FAA, Oklahoma City

The Library Technician will be responsible for organizing library materials and information, and perform clerical and administrative tasks, answer routine inquiries, and refer patrons requiring professional assistance to the Librarian. The work is performed at a government worksite in a highly specialized library with a concentration of information in aerospace medicine and aviation human factors.

The Library Technician must have at least 4 years of education above high school and two years of previous experience as a library technician with practical knowledge of professional librarianship.

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Bacone College, Muskogee

General Statement of Duties: Oversee all facets of the daily operations of the library, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws as well as Bacone college library policies.

Supervision Received: Reports directly to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Supervision Provided: Manage library staff and Federal Work Study students.

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Genealogy Librarian—Part-Time
Sapulpa Public Library

Job Description: Conduct research into genealogical background of individuals and families
• Must demonstrate ability to work independently
• Assist the public, always in a courteous and friendly manner
• Must have computer and data entry skills
• Must be cooperative when dealing with the public, supervisors, and fellow employees
• Must be available to work some weekends and evenings
• Basic office skills are required such as; operating the fax, copy machine, answering phones, filing and assisting other departments as needed
• Assist library patrons in finding materials, answering questions and providing information

If you are interested, please email SapulpaLibrary@cityofsapulpa.net

Library Director
Tulsa Community College

Job Description: Oversees and coordinates services and spaces of assigned Library including human and information resources.

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Technical Services Director
Northeastern State University, Tahlequah

Job Description: Northeastern State University invites applications for the full time position of Director of Technical Services. The director is one of the three most senior positions in NSU Libraries. The purpose of the position is to provide leadership to a Technical Services department that includes one other professional librarian and four full-time paraprofessionals. The department is responsible for acquisitions including coordination with materials selectors; withdrawals; cataloging and classification; organization and accessibility of print and digital collections; maintaining a collection of state curriculum materials; maintaining contracts with materials vendors; coordinating with and training branch librarians for some technical services functions; for maintaining data in OCLC Worldshare Management System; and for preparing analytical reports about collections.

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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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Technical Services Librarian (12-Month Non-tenure Track Librarian/Instructor)
East Central University, Ada

Position Summary:
• Oversee the cataloging, classification, and processing of all library materials.
• Oversee maintenance of the library’s integrative library system.
• Serve as liaison to various service providers, and FDLP.
• Responsible for all aspects of special collections and the institutional repository.
• Instruct students in library use and research skills in the classroom and at the Reference Desk.
• Serve as liaison to several academic departments, collaborating with faculty on research, collection development, information literacy curriculum development, and special projects.
• Remain up-to-date on emerging trends and best practices.
• Lead and serve on library and university committees.
• Supervise one full-time staff member.

Send cover letter, resume, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, names/addresses/ phone numbers/emails of three professional references, and Disclosure Statement to Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, PMB D-2, Ada, OK 74820 or es@ecok.edu. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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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.