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Welcome to ODL Jobline! Below are the latest Oklahoma announcements we have received. 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.

Be sure to check the link to Other Employment Resources on the Web for links to other major Oklahoma library joblines.

Following are the latest Oklahoma library positions that we are aware of.

Library Director
El Reno Carnegie Library

The City of El Reno, Oklahoma is accepting applications for an experienced Library Director to plan, manage and supervise the daily operations of the public library. Must have thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of modern library systems and programs. The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree in library science, liberal arts, public administration, or a closely related field (preferred); long tenure as a librarian may be substituted in place of bachelor’s degree. Experience in facility operations with a minimum of 2 years of significant supervisory experience (preferred). Salary (DOQ). Position will remain open until filled. For a detailed Job Description contact Tamara Vickrey at tvickrey@cityofelreno.com.

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Youth Services Librarian
Chickasha Public Library

Chickasha Public Library seeks a Youth Services Librarian. The person to fill this position is an energetic, outgoing, team-oriented person who will supervise children’s services. This is specialized professional work primarily in the planning, organizing, and directing of children and teen services and activities. This includes conducting programs for preschool children, elementary children, and teens and all duties related to children and teen services such as collection development, promotion, and reader’s advisory. This person will be an integral part of the library team helping with also with circulation and customer service. A print copy of the job description and application can be picked up at City Hall, 117 N. 4th St. Chickasha

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Information Services Manager
Moore Public Library

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 Moore Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

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Learning Assessment Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services, the successful candidate will continue efforts to develop and implement a model for innovative and systematic library-related assessment activities at Oklahoma State University. The Research and Learning Services Division (RLS) has recently undergone a major transformation that shifts focus away from traditional reference and collection activities and seeks to provide comprehensive research support for faculty and students in the areas of data management, open access, author rights, and altmetrics. As part of this re-envisioning, we seek to determine the impact of our activities on student success and learning. This position will assist us in gathering this information and creating a plan for communicating our value to the campus community and beyond. This is a tenure track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

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Coordinator of Public Services
Langston University

Provides leadership, advocacy, planning ans supervision for the Public Service Units of the University Libraries. The public service units of the libraries are responsible for: research, web page maintenance, outreach, library resource instruction, reference, collection development, interlibrary loan, circulation and reserves.

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Library Specialist
Bartlesville Public Library

Job Summary—Under general supervision of the Reference Services Librarian, assists patrons with information and/or directional questions in an efficient and courteous manner in the reference area. Answer s reference, reader's advisory, informational and directional questions in person, e-mail or by telephone utilizing print sources, online catalog, databases, the Internet and other electronic sources. Conducts tours of department or library for visiting groups, including school classes that utilize the library for class assignments. Conducts reference and reader 's advisory interviews to determine information needs. Works the desk and interacts positively with people of all ages and temperaments. Conducts instruction with patrons in the use of library equipment and materials. Checks availability of materials for patrons and places holds for in-house and inter-library loan reserves. Operates and performs basic maintenance of terminals, photocopier, computers, and other library equipment. Assists patrons with the use of audio-visual equipment, computers, and photocopiers; and other library equipment. Takes registration for various programs; provides patrons with information regarding programs, activities, products and services. Makes suggestions for purchases. Assists Reference Librarian with instructional and promotional materials and displays about library products and services. Assists Reference Librarian with one-on-one and small group instruction on a variety of library topics including computer instruction. Performs proctoring as scheduled. Assists in troubleshooting for library equipment including computers and patron devices. Prepares statistical reports as required. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and training programs and reading trade and professional journals and publications. Keeps abreast of technological advances. Assists in other Library areas as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned. Attendance: Must be able to work an 8 hours shift or other scheduled shifts as assigned.

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Youth Library Services Assistant
Mustang Public Library

Part time (20 hours week) $15.01 per hour

Plans and implements educational programs for children and teens.

Application and job description available at www.cityofmustang.org or
contact Youth Services Librarian Lizzy Brown at ebrown@cityofmustang.org or 405–376–2226.

Library Assistant
Ardmore Public Library

General Description—Greets and assists library patrons; maintains library records and completes computerized transactions using the library’s automation system. Additional tasks may include shelving books, accepting fees and issue receipts, materials processing, material repairs, and other tasks as needed and assigned.

Education/Experience—Requires High School Diploma or GED. One year of clerical library experience is desirable. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities if qualifying.

Job Closing—September 25, 2015 11:59 PM

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Youth Services Manager
The Tulsa City-County Library

The right individual is forward-thinking, creative, outcomes-oriented, and with proven experience administering early childhood literacy activities and programs. S/he must be knowledgeable about emerging trends in library services to youth and have a clear vision on how to lead the department and a bright and energetic system team of children’s librarians.

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Scientific Support Coordinator & Research Librarian
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), Oklahoma City

This multi-faceted roles involves providing research library services as well as scientific and high-level administrative support for the Vice President of Research. Responsibilities include but are not limited to acting as the liaison between OMRF and OUHSC's Bird Library to ensure continual shared access to electronic databases, books and journals. Assisting with the planning of various events like the Scientific Retreat, Research Forum, Work In Progress seminars, and Responsible Conduct of Research training including scheduling and arranging travel as needed. Recommending potential additional resources for purchase consideration and staying abreast of and recommending technology support upgrades. Regularly monitoring, updating and making corrections to research publication database. Assisting with animal protocol searches to meet IACUC requirements. Providing assistance with grant submissions by monitoring and managing PubMed Central article compliance and verifying citations, bibliographies and reference lists. Providing PMC and other appropriate training to administrative assistants. Maintaining and monitoring budget, scheduling and tracking appointments and providing other administrative support. Screening and sending internal email messages to scientific staff regarding various requests, information and needs. Assisting with library webpage updates as needed. Providing one-time and ongoing search assistance to scientific and administrative staff as needed. Assisting with OMRF archiving projects as needed to ensure proper maintenance, documentation, indexing and future search-ability of institutional knowledge. Providing other assistance as requested and completing other duties as assigned.

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Entry Level Research Coordinator
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber

The Research Coordinator serves as a resource of information about Greater Oklahoma City and supports economic development efforts for the region. The coordinator compiles reports and provides information to the economic development team, chamber members, the Greater Oklahoma City Partnership communities, the Oklahoma City real estate community, and the general public. The position reports to the Research Economist and provides project support to the economic development team.


· A bachelor’s degree in economics, business, economic development, public administration, library science, GIS or related area.
· Must have an understanding of economic and demographic research principles and practices, as well as sources of statistical data on the state and national level.
· Ability to analyze information and organize data into meaningful reports.
· Must be computer literate with advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite.
· Ability to excel in the practice of project management with multiple priorities and challenges.
· Excellent communication skills. Customer service attitude.
· Must be able to travel independently as required. Position requires above average mobility. Reliable transportation is a must.
· Position requires flexible scheduling – occasional hours before or after normal business hours.

Please submit resume and salary requirements to kspringer@okcchamber.com.

Instructional Services Librarian
East Central University, Ada

12-Month Non-tenure Track Librarian/Instructor

Do you want to…
• Engage in a wide range of valuable professional experiences?
• Work in a collaborative atmosphere where everyone’s voice matters?
• Use your creativity and enthusiasm to direct an instructional services program?

The Position
• Oversee instruction and reference services with a focus on continuous improvement, active learning, and public service.
• Design, implement, and assess the instructional services strategic plan.
• Develop and coordinate the library’s involvement with the Freshman Seminar program.
• Organize annual SAILS administration for over 500 students.
• Act as the administrator for applicable components of the Springshare Suite.
• Create instructional materials using LibGuides, Adobe Captivate, and other software.
• 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 them on research, collection development, information literacy curriculum development, and special projects.
• Remain up-to-date on emerging trends and best practices in library instruction and reference.
• Lead and serve on library and university committees.
• Supervise one full-time staff member.

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Youth Services Assistant
Mustang Public Library

Part Time (20 Hours)
Applications due by August 31, 2015
Position to start in September 2015

Hours—Monday 11:15–8:15 • Thursday 11:15–8:15 • Every other Saturday 8:45–5:45

Summary—The Youth Services Assistant of the Mustang Public Library is a paraprofessional position who reports to the Youth Services Librarian.  The position involves assisting the Youth Services Librarian with planning and implementing science-based programs for children and teens.  The Youth Services Assistant also provides reference services, reader’s advisory, and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but some college will be accepted.
  • Two years employment in children or teen services is desired.
  • Knowledge, skills and ability to present science-based programming, such as 3-D printing, STEM-based programs and Lego building, to school-age children, tweens and teens.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with youth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, employees, Library Board, Friends of the Library and city officials.
  • Good verbal and writing skills.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist Youth Services Librarian in the preparation and implementation of science-based programs for school-age children, tweens and teens.
  • Provide reference services and homework assistance to youth and parents.
  • Provide reader’s advisory service to young customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Library Director
Thomas J Harrison Pryor Public Library, Pryor

The Library Director will serve as a city department head and will be responsible for the administration, management, and operation of the library. This position requires an individual with vision, proven leadership ability, communication skills, strong organizational and management skills and a thorough knowledge of financial and personnel management. The ideal candidate will be able to inspire and exemplify superior customer service as he or she maintains excellent public relations between the library and the community it serves.

Requirements—Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred. Bachelor’s degree with four years of library experience will be considered. Supervisory experience is preferred. Applicants must possess computer technical skills, including set-up and trouble-shooting.

Salary is based on the City of Pryor Creek pay plan. All benefits of a City of Pryor Creek full-time employee as outlined in the city personnel handbook, which includes vacation leave, sick leave benefits, 100% paid employee health insurance, life insurance and retirement benefits.

How to Apply—To join our dynamic team and dedicated library staff, fill out and submit the official city application form from our web-site, or obtain the application form from: City of Pryor Creek City Clerk, 12 North Rowe Pryor, OK 74361. 918–825–0888.

Submit the application, a cover letter, unofficial transcripts, current resume with the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references (one of whom must have been a recent supervisor) to: Library Director Search Committee City of Pryor Creek City Clerk 12 North Rowe Pryor, OK 74361 smithe@pryorcreek.org

Full-Time Position: Librarian II
Muskogee Public Library

Serves as head of Youth Services Dept. providing a high level of customer service and serves as advocate and spokesperson for branch and the System.

Qualifications—MLS/MLIS preferred or other related advanced degree; three to five years related library experience; demonstrated experience developing programs for library users 18 yrs. and younger.

Duties—Include managing the library building, staff, and collections using professional principles of the library field. Beginning salary $35,400 plus excellent benefits. 40 hrs. per week, including some evenings and Saturdays.

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Library Branch Manager
Muskogee Public Library

Manages the operations and staff of the branch; ensures outstanding customer service; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for the branch and the System. 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 $42,800 plus benefits.

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Librarian—Reference and Instruction (2 Positions)
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Provides general and virtual information, research and reference services. Plans, teaches and assesses information literacy instruction in collaboration with faculty and/or Department Head. Develops web and print based materials. Serves as liaison to academic departments. Locates and creates digital content to support academic instruction; Explores, evaluates and encourages deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services. Required: ALA Accredited Masters degree. Experience Preferred: Teaching or library instruction experience in an academic library. Knowledge of teaching and research methodologies and their application to information literacy. Higher Education experience. Salary: $38,278 annually.

For more information and to apply, Position Number RE00337.

Part-Time Patron Services Librarian
St. Gregory's University, Shawnee

Promotes and supports student learning, encouraging use of library resources, and appropriate technology. Serves as evening site supervisor, including supervision of evening student workers, and provides Reference and Circulation leadership. This is a great opportunity to gain experience and expertise in a small academic library setting. Recent graduates with an MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program are encouraged to apply. Review of applications begins immediately. Open until filled. Send cover letter, CV / resume, transcript and references to: hr@stgregorys.edu

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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.

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