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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.


Children’s Services Manager
SW Oklahoma City Public Library—Pioneer Library System

Position:  Department Manager—Children’s Services Department
Beginning Salary:  Compensation based on education, qualifications & experience:  
MLIS Preferred: $42,312/YR or BA/BS Required: $35,412/YR

Working Conditions:  Full time position, 40 hrs/wk. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends, in addition up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Administrative Offices in Norman.

Applications Accepted:  July 22nd through August 4th, 2014

Position Summary:   Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Children’s Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; performs other duties as assigned. Works under the direction of the SW Oklahoma City Branch Manager.

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Manager of Library Operations I [3 separate jobs]
Almonte Library • Ralph Ellison Library • Village Library—Metropolitan Library System

Job Summary: Responsible for the day-to-day management of a small to medium sized community library, including, but not limited to, library services, collection management, facility management, staff and volunteer management, budget preparation and oversight, programming, community related activities, and safety. This requires excellent customer service skills, building and maintaining strategic relationships; planning and organizational skills; and the ability to create and maintain a library that is an inviting and innovative link to the world.

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Assistant Manager of Library Operations [2 separate jobs]
Edmond Library and Downtown Library—Metropolitan Library System

Job Summary: Under supervision of the manager of library operations, assists with the planning, organizing and managing operations of a community library; may supervise staff and volunteers.

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Adjunct Reference Librarian (Part-time)
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

We are currently looking for a well-qualified reference librarian with a commitment to excellent service for the 2014–2015 academic year (August 1 through April 30). Schedule will include three to four evenings and at least one weekend day per week (29 hours per week). MLS or MLIS from ALA-accredited program required. ORU faculty are expected to be professional and personable as they work with and mentor students in a Christian environment.

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Head of Public Services/Assistant Professor, Tenure-track,
SWOSU Libraries, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford

Reporting to the Director of Libraries, the Head of Public Services Librarian is responsible for creating, promoting, and maintaining a user-friendly environment of learning within the library for the greater SWOSU academic community. This position oversees the management of the following service areas in the Library: circulation/stack maintenance, resource sharing services, library programming, and outreach.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Submit cover letter (referencing position 14-F042), vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Human Resources, SWOSU
100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, OK 73096
Email: jobs@swosu.edu

For More Information


Director for Learning Resources Center
Redlands Community College, El Reno

The Director for Learning Resources Center administers all aspects of library services and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. Position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs. Full-time position with excellent benefits.

Responsibilities include planning, organizing, operation and evaluation of the Learning Resources Center (LRC). The director will work closely with faculty and academic division directors to ensure the LRC's resources and services support the curriculum. Qualifications include a M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited school; knowledge of current library and information resources; excellent organization, management and communication skills. One to three years supervisory experience preferred.

To apply email a cover letter, resume, copies of college transcripts, and three references with names, addresses, and phone numbers to human.resources@redlandscc.edu or mail the documents to:
Human Resources Department
Redlands Community College
1300 S. Country Club Road
El Reno, OK 73036-5304

For additional information contact Kim Andrade, Director for Human Resources, at (405) 422-1267 or email her at human.resources@redlandscc.edu

Position is open until filled. • For More Information


Digitization Technician
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford

Contributes to the development, processing, quality control, and content management of all digitization projects of the SWOSU Libraries; scans and/or photographs selected materials into digital formats; submits project files for review and makes corrections as directed; assists with quality control of digital collections; assists in digital collection organization; assists with proofing files and metadata; prepares file uploads to the digital repository; provides supervision of student employees; actively participates on library teams, as needed; and assists students with disabilities that have need of adjustable digital course content.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Submit a completed Application for Staff Employment (referencing the position 15-S006) to: Human Resources, SWOSU, 100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, OK 73096 • Email: jobs@swosu.edu

For More Information


Resource Sharing Technician, SWOSU Libraries
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford

Performs daily management of all resource sharing services, including interlibrary loan, document delivery, copy services, preparing departmental reports; processes and monitors interlibrary loan requests from the SWOSU community, borrowing materials from lending institutions; processes interlibrary loan requests and lends materials to other libraries not affiliated with SWOSU; works with SWOSU mailing system and regional courier service;troubleshoots delivery problems; maintains proficiency with OCLC WorldShare ILL system.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Submit a completed Application for Staff Employment (referencing the position 14-S070) to:
Human Resources, SWOSU, 100 Campus Drive,
Weatherford, OK 73096
Email: jobs@swosu.edu

For More Information


Library Director
Ada Public Library

This position is responsible to direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the activities and operations of the library department including circulation, youth services, technical operations, inter-library loans, reference and related programs and to provide administrative support to the Ada Library Board.

This position requires five years of increasingly responsible library services experience including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with significant course work in library services, education, or a related field.

Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment.

Accepting applications through 5p.m. June 23, 2014.Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820

Application Form


Executive Director
Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City

The Metropolitan Library System Commission seeks a talented, thoughtful, and pioneering leader to chart the exciting future for 14 large, full-service libraries and five smaller extension libraries located throughout the communities of Oklahoma County.

Responsibilities. The Executive Director plans, coordinates, and directs the Library system’s staff, services, and programs administratively, under the direction of the Library Commission. The Executive Director serves as the Secretary and non-voting ex-officio member of the Library Commission. The Executive Director is responsible for working with the Library Commission and staff to develop long-term plans and directions for the Library; planning and directing the overall operations and management of MLS; providing effective leadership to the staff; working collaboratively with civic organizations and community agencies; and working effectively with state and local elected officials. The Executive Director also functions with a maximum degree of latitude for independent action within the scope of the organizational policy set by the Library Commission.

Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Studies from an ALA-accredited institution and a minimum eight years of progressively responsible administrative supervisory experience, preferably in a major urban public library/library system. Additional qualifications are a demonstrated proven ability to formulate and implement policies and procedures, strategic planning, and management and development of staff, services, finances, collection, and facilities. The successful candidate will also have experience working in a multi-branch system, success working with talented and self-directed staff, success in developing internal and external relationships, and proven ability to provide vision and direction for future public library services and expertise in working with political structures, multiple governmental agencies and an administrative board. Advanced degrees such as an MPA or MBA are highly desirable.

Compensation. The starting salary range is $135,000-$165,000 with a competitive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates via email or phone. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and your résumé as Word or pdf attachments to Dan Bradbury or Jobeth Bradbury, on or before the closing date of August 17, 2014.


Librarian for Instructional Design and Assessment
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant

The Henry G. Bennett Memorial Library at Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a twelve-month, non-tenure-track position for Instructional Design and Assessment.  Responsibilities will focus on providing direction in the promotion, development, implementation, and assessment of library instruction.

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Youth Services Assistant
Mustang Public Library

Part Time (20 hours)
$14.57 – hourly
Applications due by May 30, 2014
Position to start after July 1, 2014

Job Description—Paraprofessional position that reports to the Youth Services Librarian. Assists with planning and implementing library services and programs for children and teens. Provides reference services, reader’s advisory and homework assistance, processes library materials for the Children and Teen collections, and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum requirements:
· Bachelor’s degree preferred but some college will be accepted.
· Two years library employment in children or teen services.
· Knowledge, skills and ability to present story times.
· Ability to communicate with young people of all ages.
· Good verbal and writing skills.

For more information, please contact Youth Services Librarian Lizzy Brown at ebrown@cityofmustang.org or 405–376–2226. Applicants must complete a City of Mustang application.

Send applications to Human Resources Director Laura Anderson, landerson@cityofmustang.org or Laura Anderson, City of Mustang, 1501 N. Mustang Rd., Mustang, OK 73064.


Library Director
Casady School, Oklahoma City

Essential Functions:  The Librarian at the Upper Division serves as the Director of Library Services, or Head Librarian in addition to the role of upper school librarian.   He/She ensures that all three libraries are carrying out the mission of the Casady School Library Program and Casady School.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Administrative

  • Function as department chair, oversee library staff and their responsibilities, represent the library at Department Chair meetings and on appropriate committees and task forces, maintain awareness of curricular and co-curricular initiatives and issues
  • Prepare and administer budget
  • Manage the library web page
  • Manage the library facility
  • Represent the library at external meetings and at Casady events
  • Attend All-Employee, Full-Faculty, and Upper School Faculty Meetings
  • Participate in other responsibilities as determined by the Head of School and/or Upper Division Director

Professional

  • Make resources available through a systematically developed collection in the library, through access to online resources, and via interlibrary loan
  • Acquire and classify all print and digital materials and manage subscriptions
  • Manage the library in a way that encourages use and access
  • Maintain professional connections outside Casady and participate in professional development opportunities
  • Communicate library programs goals and needs to the administration
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that access to information is not restricted and interpret laws and policies regarding information

Instructional

  • Provide information and digital literacy instruction to students and faculty, both individually and in collaboration with course projects
  • Offer assistance to teachers in the selection and purchase of instructional materials and in the use of information resources
  • Plan cooperatively and collaboratively with teachers to incorporate information literacies into the curriculum
  • Provide leadership in assessing, evaluating and implementing information and instructional technologies

Programmatic

  • Prepare bibliographies and LibGuides (pathfinders) for faculty, class assignments, and special events
  • Provide instruction in the use of media services and resources
  • Work closely with faculty to promote effective use of media services and resources

Qualifications

  • Minimum of Master’s of education with library/instructional technology emphasis or library and information studies degree
  • Minimum of five years library experience
  • Certification by the State of Oklahoma as a Library Media Specialist recommended
  • Familiarity with PCs, Macs, Microsoft Office, ILSs, and iPads
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Experience with collection development for students in grade 9–12 and adults
  • Must be able to work with high school students

If interested, please call Mrs. Lynn Patterson at 405–749–3111 or email her at pattersonl@casady.org.  Salary is commensurate upon experience and qualifications


Assistant or Associate Professor and Assistant Head
Access Services, Oklahoma State University Libraries

The OSU Library seeks a highly motivated professional with a strong commitment to public and reference service to lead the Library¹s new Circulation and Information Services. This is a tenure track position reporting to the Department Head, Access Services. This key position has a critical role in the success of the new service point and will assume primary responsibility for the overall implementation of the new Circulation and Information Services initiative, including responsibility for the first level of tiered reference and have an ongoing role in training, mentoring and monitoring to insure continuous improvement and overall success. The assistant head will assume a secondary role for the Department Head in oversight and guidance for all services within Access Services.

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Research Coordinator
Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

We are seeking an entry-level research coordinator to serve as a resource of information about Greater Oklahoma City and support economic development efforts. The research coordinator reports to the Research Economist and provides support to the economic development team.

Bachelor's degree in economics, business, economic development, public administration, library science, GIS or related area.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and their salary requirement to kspringer@okcchamber.com.


Manager of Library Operations I
Ralph Ellison Library—Metropolitan Library System

Job Summary—Responsible for the day-to-day management of a small to medium sized community library, including, but not limited to, library services, collection management, facility management, staff and volunteer management, budget preparation and oversight, programming, community related activities, and safety. This requires excellent customer service skills, building and maintaining strategic relationships; planning and organizational skills; and the ability to create and maintain a library that is an inviting and innovative link to the world.

For More Information


Digital Resources/Metadata Librarian
Northwestern Oklahoma State University

12-month, faculty position.

For more information, contact Susan Jeffries or check out the job posting here.


Director of Libraries
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford and Sayre

Rank and salary dependent upon qualifications, 11-month contract.

Successful candidate will oversee library operations on the Weatherford and Sayre Campuses.

MLS from ALA accredited institution required, doctoral degree preferred; minimum six (6) years academic library experience; management and leadership experience in increasingly responsible roles; an understanding of the transformative role of technology in libraries; planning and facility management experience; commitment to the professional development of librarians and staff; demonstrated record of excellent working relationships with library employees, higher education administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community leaders; strong record of scholarly and professional achievement appropriate for university faculty; and a clearly articulated vision for the future of academic libraries.

Review of applications will begin March 3, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Submit cover letter (referencing Position 14-A011), curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information of three references to:

Human Resources, SWOSU,
100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, OK 73096
or email application materials to jobs@sw osu.edu.

For additional information see pdf job description or visit www.swosu.edu.


Associate Dean for Research and Learning Service
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

The Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services exercises direct administrative leadership for graduate and undergraduate library services, reference and information services, liaison efforts with teaching and research faculty, and assessment of library services and will lead efforts to institute new models for reference assistance and liaison activities.


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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