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 Manager III
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, Oklahoma City
Job Description: Under the direction of the Director of Member Services for the Central Region, the Manager of the Downtown Library (Library Manager III) provides leadership and direction for one of Metropolitan Library System’s largest 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. Provides oversight and leadership for the Downtown Library’s current and emergent services and initiatives.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field • 3 or more years of personnel management experience with evidence of progressive responsibility and interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving and decision-making.
First application review will be Wednesday, October 18, 2017.
Oral History Archivist
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater
Job Description: As the Oral History Archivist you will join an enthusiastic team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of the Oklahoma Oral History Research Program (OOHRP). In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of collection management, preservation, and discovery of oral history resources. This position will report to the Head of the OOHRP but will work closely with other faculty and staff in the Library. This is a tenure track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
Application review begins December 1, 2017, and continues until position is filled.
Central Library Research Librarian Full Time
Tulsa City-County Library
Provides exceptional customer service, assisting customers in the use of library resources and services; provides accurate, timely information to customers in a variety of subject areas, including business, health, and nonprofit resources; instructs library staff and customers in the use of research resources; provides content and maintains online research resources; creates, implements and facilitates programs to promote lifelong learning; assists with collection development; brings the library to the community through outreach activities; participates in library system projects, initiatives and committees; contributes to staff training and supervision; collects and analyzes data to support the goals and strategies of the Research Center; proactively promotes the library as a significant and essential research resource by communicating to the community the value and utility of library research tools.
Access Services Manager III
Metropolitan Library System—Edmond Library
Under the direction of the Library Manager, the Access Services Manager (ASM) III manages the ASM I and/or ASM II and provides leadership and direction for full-time and part-time Access Services 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 members, issuing library accounts, and assisting with self service equipment and technology. Oversees collection management processes. Responsible for keeping updated statistics and usage records.
Our first application review will be Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
Director of Digital Curation
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
As the Director, Digital Curation, you will join a growing team of innovative individuals who contribute to achieving the strategic goals of Special Collections. In this newly established position, you will provide leadership in the areas of access, preservation, and discovery of digital resources.
There is a target hire date of December 4, 2017, but application review continues until position is filled.
Library Technology Specialist (25 hr/wk)
Lawton Public Library
Responsible for assisting, monitoring, promoting, and managing library technology services to the community. Works directly and indirectly with customers and co-workers. Assists at the reference desk. Flexible scheduling (Saturday, evening, and day shifts) is required.
First review of applications on October 16.
Find Out More Here –or– call 580–581–3392 for more details.
Norman Public Library
Part-time hourly position. Hours will vary weekly based on fluctuating Branch or Department demand. Must be available to work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends, in addition up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Administrative Offices in Norman.
Support Services Clerk/Driver
Pioneer Library System
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.
Information Services Manager
Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library (2201 SW 134 Street)
Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Information Services Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Southwest Oklahoma City Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.
Moore Public Library
Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Circulation Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Moore Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.
Youth Engagement Specialist II
Metropolitan Library System
Job Description: Under the direction of the Engagement Manager I, or the Youth Engagement Supervisor, the Youth Engagement Specialist II works with other local Engagement staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely programs and services for the target audience, both inside and outside the library.
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university; and
• One year of experience working with target audience.
Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage.
Experience building community partnerships.
Knowledge of current trends in library services.
Working knowledge of computer software, hardware and peripheral devices.
Grove Public Library
40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays.
Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND 1 to 3 years of relevant experience. Experience developing library programs for children. Prefer demonstrated supervisory experience and quality computer skills. Duties may grow to include managing the library building, staff, and collection using professional principles of the library field. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Salary dependent on level of experience and library education, starting at $33,634 plus excellent benefits. Background check required.
Applications available at the Eastern OK District Library System website or at any EODLS library but must be returned to: Grove Public Library, Attn: Youth opening, 1140 NEO Loop, Grove, OK 74344
Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.
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.
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.
Library Web Developer II
University of Central Oklahoma Chambers Library, Edmond
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.