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.

 


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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Children’s Materials Selector
Pioneer Library System, Norman

Position Summary: Provides outstanding customer service to the internal and external customers of the Pioneer Library System by selecting a variety of materials, including print and non-print. Working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

Applications accepted through June 10, 2017. Résumé alone is not sufficient; completed application form is required.

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Assistant Head of Archives
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a highly motivated and innovative professional with a strong commitment to preservation and access to serve as Assistant Head of Archives. Among other duties, this position will be responsible for assisting the department head in carrying out the strategic goals of the department and managing the digital aspects of the Archives. This will include, among other tasks; supervision and administration; preservation and curation of born-digital files and analog materials converted to digital; development and implementation of electronic record workflows; coordination with metadata specialists for access, preservation, and discovery purposes; conversion of analog materials to appropriate digital formats; and the processing of digital materials in a wide variety of formats.

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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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Assistant Head of Archives
Edmon Low Library/Oklahoma State University

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a highly motivated and innovative professional with a strong commitment to preservation and access to serve as Assistant Head of Archives. Among other duties, this position will be responsible for assisting the department head in carrying out the strategic goals of the department and managing the digital aspects of the Archives. This will include, among other tasks; supervision and administration; preservation and curation of born-digital files and analog materials converted to digital; development and implementation of electronic record workflows; coordination with metadata specialists for access, preservation, and discovery purposes; conversion of analog materials to appropriate digital formats; and the processing of digital materials in a wide variety of formats.

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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.