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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.


Librarian/Public Services Assistant, Children's Services
Norman Public Library

Beginning Salary—compensation based on education, qualifications & experience—MLIS Preferred: (Grade 9) $38,700/yr or BA/BS Required: (Grade 7) $31,429/yr

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

Applications Accepted—February 20 through March 1, 2015

Position Summary—Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System and the Norman Public Library customers including children’s services, reference, reader’s advisory, children’s programming and outreach, has working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products; performs other duties as assigned.

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Assistant Director/Adult Outreach Coordinator
Will Rogers Library, Claremore

This professional administrative position is responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of library functions for a public library. Acts as Director in Director’s absence. Responsible for aspects of purchasing, payroll, cataloging, program development, facility scheduling, overseeing staff, and assisting patrons as needed.

Bachelor’s degree or higher in library science, liberal arts, education or similar, AND at least two years demonstrated relevant library or equivalent administrative/managerial experience required. Must have strong computer skills. Familiarity with public library cataloging procedures a plus. 40 hour work week includes weekdays, some evenings and Saturday.

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Associate or Full Professor, Scholarly Communications Librarian,
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

The OSU Library seeks a Scholarly Communications Librarian to be a campus advocate for the adoption of publishing and dissemination practices that maximize the impact of the research and writing of Oklahoma State University faculty and students while protecting their intellectual property. Working in collaboration with liaison librarians, this individual will lead efforts to educate and advise the OSU academic community on issues of copyright, fair use, open access, Creative Commons licensing, e-reserves, digital publication, open access textbooks and other open educational resources, data management options, trends in scholarly publishing, and alternative metrics for measuring research impact.

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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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Tulsa Library Trust Executive Director
Tulsa City-County Library Annex

Plans, organizes, and coordinates Tulsa Library Trust activities; responsible for the stewardship of donors and donor data; comprehensively communicates with the Tulsa City-County Library CEO; represents the Tulsa Library Trust with the Tulsa City-County Library Commission; performs other duties as assigned.

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Technical Services Librarian
East Central University, Ada

Librarian/Instructor/non-tenure track/12 month. Available immediately.

Duties—responsible for cataloging, government documents, and systems; shared reference and instruction; faculty liaison and collection development in assigned subject areas; supervises one full-time staff member. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA accredited MLS; excellent communication skills, strong public service orientation, and technical experience.

Preferred Qualifications—previous cataloging, government documents and/or systems experience preferred, particularly with Innovative Interfaces Inc. products.

To Apply—Send a letter of application, resume, three references (with names, addresses, phone numbers), Disclosure Statement, and copies of all graduate and undergraduate transcripts to: Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, Ada, OK 74820 or via email to es@ecok.edu.

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Associate or Full Professor and Head, Digital Library Services,
(Tenure track/faculty)
Oklahoma State University Library

The OSU Library seeks a highly motivated professional to lead Digital Library Services. The department facilitates access to electronic information, print materials and library services to ensure that the information needs of OSU students, faculty and staff are met, regardless location. The department supports web-based scholarly publishing initiatives. This position provides guidance and leadership in the continuing development and promotion of SHAREOK.org, the collaborative repository project with the University of Oklahoma Libraries.

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Associate or Full Professor and
Department Head, Resource Acquisition and Discovery,
Oklahoma State University Library

The OSU Library seeks a highly motivated, forward-thinking professional to implement new practices and workflows in the recently combined departments of Acquisitions and Cataloging. The Library is undergoing significant reorganizational changes to better meet the evolving research and learning needs of its students and faculty. Information regarding the OSU Library’s current direction can be found here.

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Librarian, Adult Services
Ponca City Public Library

Job Description—To plan, organize, and maintain Library materials and functions; to provide assigned library services including either reference services and to provide assistance to the Library Director as necessary. This position has the authority to recommend action (carries particular weight) in the interest of the employer, to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, discipline employees, has the responsibly to direct employees and to adjust their grievances/complaints. This is accomplished by the use of independent judgment. This work relates to the employers management of operations. The employee is expected to adhere to all City Of Ponca City Policies, City Guidelines and SOP’s and act as a role model in their application.

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Library Technology Manager (Faculty Position)
Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, Oklahoma City

Rank/salary range: Non-tenured, minimum rank of Assistant Professor/$40,000-50,000.

Minimum requirements—Masters' Degree from ALA-accredited library school or knowledge management program OR BA in Computer Science/related field combined with one or more graduate-level degrees.

For more information and application instructions visit jobs.ou.edu, select "search listings" on the left, and enter requisition number 20445.

Contact: Jason Bengtson, Chair, Search Committee, jason-bengtson@ouhsc.edu

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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
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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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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