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.

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Library Associate/Children’s Services Department
Southwest Oklahoma City Library

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

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Library Associate/Information Services Department
Southwest Oklahoma City Library

Job Description: Performs 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; performs other duties as assigned.

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Shelver
Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: Sorts and shelves library materials; empties drop boxes and checks in materials; answers directional questions and assists customers in finding materials; assists staff with circulation tasks when needed; maintains an orderly and neat library environment; has working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

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Library Associate/Children’s Services
Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: Provides high level customer service to Pioneer Library System and Shawnee Public Library 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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Library Manager III
Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of a Regional Director, the Library Manager III provides leadership and direction for library staff at a large library or a group of small community 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.

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Distance Education Librarian
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant

Job Description: The Distance Education Librarian will perform reference duty and information literacy instruction. The primary duties will be on-line instruction and will include face-to-face instruction as well. • Creates, manages, and distributes library materials to assist with instructional design for online courses such as embedded librarian services, tutorials, and LibGuides.

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Library Director
Thomas-Wilhite Memorial / Perkins Public Library

Job Description: The City of Perkins seeks applicants for a municipal Library Director to plan, direct, and supervise all library operations. After completion of the 60-day introductory period, this full-time position includes excellent benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, a pension plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation and sick leave; with optional life insurance, disability, and accident/disease coverage. Hours & Wage: The Library Director is a full-time position, with a salary range of $34,000 to $36,000 per year.

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Librarian
Capitol Hill 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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Virtual Engagement Specialist II
Downtown Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Central Information Services Manager, the Virtual Engagement Specialist II works with other Central Information Services staff to support the Library’s strategic goals and initiatives by assisting members and providing relevant and timely services via phone and internet.

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Librarian I – Youth
Grove Public Library

Job Description: 40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays. • Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users. Qualifications: BA/BS and 3 years related library experience, MLS/MLIS preferred. Experience developing programs for children and teens. Prefer quality oral and written communication skills and excellent computer skills. Provides a high level of customer service by offering a full range of reader’s advisory services to all users, especially youth. • Duties will include planning, creating and organizaing displays and children’s programming. Will provide outreach to the public, including students, school personnel and community organizations and business. May grow to include managing the library when the manager is out. Will assist in maintaining the youth materials collection.

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Library Branch Manager II
Tahlequah Public Library

Job Description: Manages and administers the operation and staff of library branch in Tahlequah. Ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System in the communities. • 40 hrs. per week; includes some evenings and Saturdays. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS and three or more years related library experience strongly preferred; BA/BS and seven years of library experience with at least three years of supervisory experience required. Experience developing programs for library users of all ages. Demonstrated performance in a management position. Duties include managing the library building, staff (7.7 FTE) and collection using professional principles of the library field. Manager will oversee the successful long term and daily operation of the library including awareness and use of the library facility, staff supervision and training and successful development of good relationships with governmental officials, library friends and volunteers.

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Library Director
City of Sapulpa

Job Description: The City of Sapulpa is in search of a Library Director. Our municipal library provides services to the City as well as other areas of the county. The successful candidate will be a strong, resourceful leader with a vision of how the Sapulpa library can continue to meet the evolving needs of its patrons. The Director will maximize resources provided for staffing, collections, services and special projects through sound judgement and strong financial acumen. Master’s in library science is required.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Assistant Deptartment Head, Access Services
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks an Assistant Department Head (ADH) for Access Services to provide leadership and direct oversight of the Interlibrary Services unit, which currently includes four staff. We desire someone who is creative and eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges with a passion for emerging technologies. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

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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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Head of Web Services & Artificial Intelligence
University of Oklahoma Libraries, Norman

Job Description: The University of Oklahoma Libraries seeks to recruit a new Head of Web Services and Artificial Intelligence. University Libraries’ Web Services team leads strategic enhancements to the virtual library experience and meets the growing demand for online research. This unit supports a diverse user population, including distance education students and non-traditional adult learners whose only experience of the library is a virtual one. The team maintains 12 websites, including libraries.ou.edu, which supports 1.4 million visits per year from users with a wide variety of information and research needs, and provides access to many of the core research tools used on campus.

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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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Library Acquisitions Associate
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Job Description: Support the library Dean and Electronic Resource Librarian especially by managing the library’ s acquisition of resources and other purchasing and budget tasks, as requested, all in compliance with library practices, ORU Purchasing policies, and generally accepted accounting principles.

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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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Distance Education Librarian
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant

Job Description: Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for the position of Distance Education Librarian. The Distance Education Librarian will perform reference duty and information literacy instruction. The primary duties will be on-line instruction and will include face-to-face instruction as well. This is a twelve-month non-tenure track position.

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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.