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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.

Outreach Coordinator
Pioneer Library System, Norman

Coordinates and oversees outreach to the community, works under the direction of an outreach supervisor. Coordinate innovative STEM programming for maker technology. Present programming for maker technology to all ages. Other duties as assigned.

Full-time position, 40 hr/wk. Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends, including up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Administrative Offices in Norman

Applications Accepted—June 21 through July 5, 2016

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Materials Selector
Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City

At Metro Library, we are looking for someone who can create amazing experiences for our library customers through careful selection of library materials.  As a selector, you have your finger on the pulse of what our library members want.  You have experience with acquisition and management of electronic resources, including E-Resource Management Systems (ERMs), periodicals and standing orders and can provide members with a variety of digital resources.  You’re the professional who knows just what is needed to add that special touch to a library’s collection by analyzing customer behaviors, trends and demographics.


  • ALA-accredited Master of Library Studies/Information Science degree 
  • Three years of experience in a public library involving collection development responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of best practices, and/or experience in licensing and collection development of electronic resources
  • Strong ability to negotiate and maintain electronic resources' licenses and contracts 
  • Ability to evaluate and determine the functionality and reliability of e-resources
  • Understanding of pricing models for e-resources and the ability to evaluate and make appropriate recommendations

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Chief Operating Officer
Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City

The Metropolitan Library System is looking for an experienced strategic leader with ideas, energy, and the ability to deliver on the organization’s vision of being the community’s hub for critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and lifelong  enrichment.  The COO will oversee what is often thought of as the Library’s “back-of-the-house” divisions, anticipating, recommending, and growing opportunities for information technology, property management, materials management, and organizational planning and assessment that advance the Library’s capabilities.

The COO will develop and execute short-term and long-range strategic plans within the context of the overall Library business strategy, and will work with leadership teams to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support productivity solutions for all aspects of the organization. The COO will lead the Library’s annual business planning process to meet targeted performance indicators and will assist the Executive Director and the ELT in architecting experiences and initiatives that result in the achievement of the strategic plan.

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Circulation Manager
Mustang Public Library

A full time position with benefits, the Circulation Manager is responsible for managing the Circulation Desk at the Library, training and supervising staff, making monthly reports, coordinating volunteers and providing friendly, professional customer service to patrons.  The Circulation Manager reports to the Library Director.

A detailed job description is available upon request.  Starting annual salary is $38,006.  Benefits include paid vacation, holidays, medical and dental.

Please contact Human Resources Director Laura Anderson at landerson@cityofmustang.org or 405–376–7744.  Visit www.cityofmustang.org for an online application.

Assistant Director (Full-time)
Eastern Oklahoma District Library System, Muskogee OK

Assists in directing strategic and system-wide planning for marketing, staffing and technology services.

Qualifications: MLS/MLIS and five or more years public library administration experience.

Duties: Develops Marketing plan, including System's digital presence. Oversees IT dept. and administers E-rate program. Assists in hiring and training staff for 15 branches.

Beginning salary $54,600 plus excellent benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Librarian II—Reference
Muskogee Public Library

40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays. Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users.

Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or Master's degree in a related field AND 3 to 5 years of relevant experience. Experience developing library programs. Prefer demonstrated performance in a management position including supervisory experience and quality computer skills.

Duties include managing the library building, staff, and collection using professional principles of the library field. Manager will oversee the successful long term and daily operation of the reference department. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

Salary dependant on level of experience and library education, starting at $37,130 plus excellent benefits.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Temporary Cataloger
Tom & Ada Beam Library, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Christian University in partnership with the Museum of the Bible has a position open for a temporary cataloger for a special collection that will be housed at Oklahoma Christian University. This position could be full-time or part-time during the length of the contract. For example, a cataloger who currently has a full-time position could work part-time hours around their current job. If you know an experienced cataloger near the Oklahoma City area who would like a temporary cataloging position, please let them know about this position.

Tamie Willis, Library Director, Professor of Library Science—(405) 425–5320

Director of Technology and Data Management
Chambers Library, The University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

The University of Central Oklahoma’s Chambers Library has an opening for a creative, collaborative, knowledgeable, and highly motivated individual to serve as the Director of Technology and Data Management. This position participates as a member of the Library leadership team. This unique opportunity comes at a significant time as the Library embarks on several bold initiatives, including redefining the Library’s use of technology as part of our initiative to transform user services. UCO is the state Metropolitan university. The campus of approximately 17,000 students is nestled in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond, OK.

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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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