Oklahoma Library Job Postings

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Librarian—Information Services Desk
Southwestern Oklahoma City Public Library

Job Description: Provides high-level customer service by assisting customers in the use of Pioneer Library System’s resources; provides timely and accurate information and answers to research questions; develops and conducts programming for teens. Working knowledge in the operation of computers, office machines, and standard office software products. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Library Associate
McCloud Public Library

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

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Library Associate
Purcell Public Library

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

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Library Manager
Del City Public Library

Job Description: Under administrative direction provides leadership and direction for library staff at a medium-sized library; 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.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Metadata Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for technical services and emerging technologies, 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 other faculty, researchers, students, and partners.

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Executive Business Specialist—Technology
Pioneer Library System, Norman

Job Description: Oversees the operation of the integrated library system; provides ILS training to all staff; provides administrative support to the technology department and staffs the PLS reception desk. Works under the direction of the Technology Coordinator; performs other duties as assigned.

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Signature Services Coordinator
Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: Plans, organizes, and manages the activities, staff and services of the Information Services Department and supervises the Children’s Manager; 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 Shawnee Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

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Instruction and Research Services Librarian
Oklahoma State University—Tulsa

Job Description: The Instruction and Learning Services Librarian provides ongoing support to the OSU-Tulsa research community by developing instructional content and conducting instructional sessions, workshops, and appointments across multiple modalities. This role will work in collaboration of other library staff members to provide an excellent library experience for the in-person and remote student across our branch campus and in collaboration for a seamless experience with the main campus and partners like TCC.

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Acquisitions Specialist
Oklahoma City University Dulaney-Browne Library

Job Description: The Acquisitions Specialist is responsible for monographic acquisitions and copy-cataloging in the online library system (WMS). Additionally, the Acquisitions Specialist assists in the operations of the library circulation desk.

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Engagement Specialist II
Midwest City Library

Job Description: Under direct supervision, works with staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting customers and providing relevant and timely programs and services, both inside and outside the library.

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Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library / University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Job Description: The Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library invites applications for a Reference & Instructional Services Librarian. Rank/salary range: Limited term faculty position with the minimum rank of Assistant Professor of Research/$45,000-55,000. Term: Twelve months from hire date with the potential to extend and/or apply for a regular consecutive term faculty position. Minimum requirements/experience include, but are not limited to: Master’s Degree from ALA-accredited library school or within twelve months of degree completion; strong communication/interpersonal skills; strong service orientation; and ability to work both independently and as part of an integrated team.

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Director of Learning Resources Center
Redlands Community College, El Reno

Job Description: Redlands Community College is seeking qualified candidates to apply for the Director of Learning Resources Center position. This is a full-time, 12-month, professional staff position with excellent benefits. The Director is responsible for planning, organizing, and operating the Learning Resources Center program and the college library. The Director will formulate policies and procedures for the operation of the LRC; evaluate LRC services; direct, schedule, and supervise LRC personnel; prepare reports and surveys concerning the utilization, progresses, plans, etc., and make recommendations based upon the findings of such studies; serve as resource and reference person for instructors and students; conduct orientation to the LRC for faculty and students; inform instructors of new materials and equipment; advertise other activities, special displays, etc. and with the assistance of the Admissions and Advising team, promote learning resources; supervise the circulation and maintenance of all LRC materials and equipment; assist faculty in the development of research-related assignments and preparation of bibliographies; and examine trade publications, samples, and reviews to evaluate and approve the purchase or license of learning resources and equipment.

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Research Data Initiatives Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks applicants for the position of Research Data Initiatives Librarian. This position is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Director of Scholarly Services and Research Engagement. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Research Data Initiatives Librarian will work to expand the library’s outreach to the OSU research community and increase awareness of services in the areas of data management and information and data literacy. The position will create and implement effective and sustainable programs and tools in order to meet the needs of faculty and researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and library staff. Additionally, the position will entail academic department liaison responsibilities. We expect some technical experience, but are primarily interested in a candidate’s curiosity and willingness to grow and develop as a professional, as well as their ability to help others grow and learn as part of a community. This position will be a vital part of a highly collaborative library team that seeks to learn together and support each other.

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Access Services Coordinator
Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Responsible for a broad range of services including, but not limited to, supervision of the circulation desk, handling course reserves, maintaining stacks, and working in the fulfillment portion of the library management system. Involves maintaining handouts, both physically and digitally, gathering and analyzing library usage statistics, preparing overdue notices and working with resource sharing. It requires exercising significant independent judgment, operating within a busy environment with frequent interruptions while monitoring multiple library functions and substantial knowledge of library systems and procedures. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.

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Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) Department Head
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) Department Head to lead a unit that includes the campus archives as well as materials documenting the histories and cultures of Oklahoma. We desire someone who is creative, has a passion for learning and teaching, and is eager to drive their own projects, collaborate, innovate, and take on challenges. The SCUA Department Head is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Associate Dean for Distinctive Collections. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor.

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Shared Branch Manager I
Kansas Public Library, Kansas OK and John F. Henderson Library, Westville, OK

Job Description: Manages and administers the operations and staff of the assigned branch; ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System in the community; performs other duties as assigned.

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Branch Manager
Altus Public Library, Southern Prairie Library System

Job Description: Organizes, directs, promotes and implements the activities of the Altus Public Library. • Develops and presents programs for all ages, maintains library collections, provides leadership, direction, staff supervision and training. • Ensures that outstanding customer service is provided to patrons of all ages. • Builds relationships with community organizations.

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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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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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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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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.