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.

Assistant Manager—Research Department
Tulsa City-County Library, Central Library

Job Description: The Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and customer-service oriented Assistant Manager for the Research Department at our central library. The research department is the primary source to connect library customers with research expertise, overseeing a broad range of services and support including Research Wizard, a fee-based research service. This position will be directly responsible for the daily operations of the research department, and will assist other managers with oversight of all public services at the Central Library.

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Information Technology Manager—Support Services
Eastern OK District Library System, Muskogee

Job Description: Administers and provides technical support to computer operations of EODLS including network planning, installation and troubleshooting of all computer hardware and software. 40 hrs. wk. Qualifications: MLIS or BA with IT background; and three or more years related library experience including network and library automation. Experience in Win 10, TCP/IP and SQL. Researches, plans, purchases and coordinates installation of all library automation projects. Works closely with others to maintain library technology. Beginning salary $52,000 plus benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.

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Access Specialist I Part-Time
Warr Acres Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials. This includes checking items in from library book drops, shelving materials, and performing basic library collection maintenance. Will provide basic customer assistance by answering directional questions regarding the library collection. May issue library cards and assist members by checking out and returning library materials.

First application review will be Thursday, October 18, 2018.
This position will close to applicants on Thursday, October 25, 2018.

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Children’s Librarian I
Bethany Library

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Children’s 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 children (ages birth-eleven) and their parents and/or caregivers; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction to children and their parents and/or caregivers; building relationships with community organizations that serve a similar target audience; providing technology instruction to children; engaging in civic participation.

First application review will be Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

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Collections Strategist
Oklahoma State University Library

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for both learning and teaching who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Learning Services, as Associate Professor, Library Collections Strategist, you will lead efforts to implement evidence-based collection strategies, management, and review. The collaborative and user-focused Collection Strategist works closely with the Library’s subject liaisons, personnel in other Library departments, and with campus faculty, staff, and students in a highly interdisciplinary research community.

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Evening Reference Librarian Part Time
SNU Library/Southern Nazarene University

Job Description: Provide excellent reference service to the SNU community by assisting students,
faculty, and staff in use of library resources. conducting reference interviews (online and
face-to-face), supervising on-duty students, and maintaining an exemplary level of
customer service.

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Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS), Ardmore

Job Description: The Board of Trustees of the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS) seeks a responsive, innovative library Director who values excellent customer service. Candidates must have an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited library school and five (5) or more years of experience in library administration and management. The Director provides strategic and operational leadership for SOLS and seeks new services to meet the changing needs of customers and the communities served. While reporting to a 14 member Board of Trustees, the Director supervises personnel and is responsible for fiscal management; marketing and communication; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and engaging with external partnerships. The Southern Oklahoma Library System has eight (8) community public libraries in five (5) South Central Oklahoma Counties.

Send resumes in confidence to: P.O. Box 1687, Ardmore, OK 73401 • Attn: Gary W. Farabaugh
Or email to: gfarabough@sbcglobal.net

Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian
Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: As the Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian you will provide collaboration and vision as part of the Metadata Team, create descriptive metadata for digital collections and audit existing metadata to improve discovery and access. You will also facilitate metadata upload and/or harvesting into a variety of discovery systems and advise Library departments in the application of established and emerging schema.

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Branch Manager III
Muskogee Public Library

Job Description: 40 hrs. week, some evenings and Saturdays. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS; and five or more years related library experience; and experience developing programs for library users. Demonstrated performance in a library management position. Duties include managing the library building, staff, and collection using principles of the field. Manager oversees the successful long term and daily operation of the library including awareness and use of the library facility, staff supervision and training, financial transactions and successful development of good relationships with local government, library friends and civic groups. Beginning salary $52,000 plus benefits.

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Systems Librarian
Mabee Learning Center/Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee

Job Description: The Systems Librarian is responsible for electronic resources, databases, services, and discovery. The incumbent will also assist as a team member to promote, develop and deliver library instruction, reference services, online resource support.

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Library Manager
McAlester Public Library, Southeastern Public Library System of Oklahoma

Job Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, manages the daily operations of the library including circulation, facility oversight, library appearance, staff performance, promotion and safety issues. Serves as part of the library system leadership team. Supervises 14 staff. Necessary skills include leadership, change management, information technology, problem solving and customer service. Bachelor’s Degree and experience in library leadership preferred. Starting salary of $37,125 with competitive benefits.

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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.