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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.

Reference Librarian
Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Looking for a well-qualified reference librarian with a commitment to excellent service. This position is full-time (12-month contract) and includes duties at the Reference and Circulation Desks as well as Interlibrary Loan and Collection Development. Schedule will include three to four evenings and at least one weekend day per week.

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Library Associate
Mabel C. Fry Public Library, Yukon

Hours—Full-time, 40 hours a week; including nights and Saturdays as needed.

Position Summary—The primary focus of this position will be Children’s Services; planning and promoting programs for patrons from birth – 5th grade. The successful candidate is customer service oriented, possesses good communications skills, and enjoys working in a team environment.  This position offers candidates a wide range of opportunities based on the individual’s education and skill level.

Education, Qualifications, Experience And Skills Required—

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Previous library experience, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patrons, other employees both within the library and in other city departments, and community organizations.
  • Experience with computers, standard office software and office machines.
  • Employee must be able to lift or move 25 pounds, stand and move about the library for extended periods of time, and be able to stoop, kneel or crouch.

Job Duties—

  • Performing circulation services including checking materials in and out of the library, shelving library materials, issuing library cards, processing library reserves, and collecting and recording fine payments.
  • Planning, promoting and implementing programs.
  • Providing outreach services to the library community.
  • Prepare new materials for circulation.
  • Original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials.
  • Maintenance of library web page.
  • Providing effective reference services and readers’ advisory services using a wide range of sources including computerized databases, internet, ebook and print sources.
  • Providing collection development duties including selection and deselection of all types of library materials.
  • Performs other related responsibilities as required.

Salary—$31,665, plus benefits                                  
Position becomes available August 11, 2014

Applications—Accepted through September 5, 2014
Available at: City of Yukon, 500 W. Main, Yukon, OK  73099
and http://www.cityofyukonok.gov         


Outreach Coordinator
Pioneer Library System Service Center, Norman

Beginning Salary—Grade 8, Base ($2951.00/mo)

Working Conditions—Full-time position, 40 hr/wk. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which may 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—August 8 through August 16, 2014

Position Summary—Coordinates and oversees library outreach services to customers and communities; works under the direction of the Southwest Oklahoma City Branch Manager & Outreach Supervisor. Works with branches to develop successful partnerships between the library system and outreach service locations by developing and marketing library resources and services. Serves as the lead contact for Information and Community Information Stations.

Job Requirements—

  1. Education and/or experience:
  2. Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  3. Three years related experience;
  4. OR equivalent combination of technical training, experience or education;
  5. Valid OK driver’s license required.
  6. Knowledge, skills and abilities:
  7. Understands and performs basic functions and tasks of common software programs and email applications.
  8. Uses and helps others use basic computer hardware.
  9. Working knowledge in the operation of computers, office machines and standard office software products.
  10. Skills in written and spoken communication and interpersonal relationships.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers, branch and system staff.
  12. Lift up to 25 lbs.
  13. Retrieve and replace items from floor level to at least 5 ½ feet in height.
  14. Work a flexible schedule which may include evenings and weekend.

Applications accepted through August 16, 2014.   Resume alone is not sufficient; completed application form is required.  Completed application form should be mailed to Pioneer Library System, Attn: Human Resources Dept., 300 Norman Center Court, Norman, OK 73072. Application forms are available at www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/jobapp.

Shared Library Branch Manager
Reiger Memorial Library (Haskell) and Warner Public Library

Manages and administers the operation and staff of two branches—one in Haskell, one in Warner.

Manager 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, 20 in Haskell, 20 in Warner; includes some evenings and Saturdays. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS; or BA/BS and five or more years related library experience; and experience developing programs for library users of all ages. Demonstrated performance in a management position and library coursework. Duties include managing the library buildings, staff, and collections using professional principles of the library field. Manager will oversee the successful long term and daily operation of the libraries including awareness and use of the library facility, staff supervision and training, financial transactions and successful development of good relationships with governmental officials,
library friends and volunteers.

Beginning salary $38,500 plus excellent benefits.

Applications are available at any EODLS library but must be returned to:
Eastern OK District Library System
Attn: Haskell/Warner opening
814 W. Okmulgee, Muskogee, OK 74401

Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.

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Librarian—Youth Services
Ponca City Public Library

General Job Description: This is a professional Librarian position, providing administrative, supervisory and direct service work, coordinating and managing the children and teen collection, programming and activities. This staff member also provides general library services for young library customers, including special services such as the Summer Reading Program, story hours and outreach that enhance the lives of and promote reading to young customers.

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Public Services Assistant/Information Services Dept.
Norman Public Library—Pioneer Library System

Beginning Salary:  Grade 7, Base ($15.11/hr)

Working Conditions:  Part-time, hourly position. Hours will vary weekly based on fluctuating Branch or Department demand. Must be available 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:  August 1st through August 10th, 2014

Position Summary:  Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System and the Norman Public Library customers including reference, reader’s advisory, programming and outreach; performs other duties as assigned.

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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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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

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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

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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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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.



  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.

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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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