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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.

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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Head Librarian
McAlester Public Library

Responsible to the Southeastern Public Library System director for operation of the McAlester branch library. Requires strong supervisory, public relations, and computer skills, initiative, and bachelor’s degree with library science minor or equivalent. Includes evenings and weekends. Start at $2,822 per month, plus benefits.

Apply to Southeastern Public Library System, 401 N. 2nd St., McAlester, OK 74501

Deadline August 28. EOE.

For More Information and Application Form

College Librarian
Connors State College, Warner

Job Overview—Responsible for the administration of the Connors State College Library Learning Centers (LLC). Management of the LLC’s will encompass minimal travel to Warner and Muskogee branch campus locations. Be supportive to the needs of the college community and provide a wide range of programs and services for entire CSC community.

For complete details on job duties and how to apply.

Submit a Connors State College Application, cover letter, college transcript, and current resume via e-mail attachment to: cschr@connorsstate.edu Fax transmittal at (918) 463–6355, or by mail to Human Resources Department, Connors State College, 700 College Rd, Warner, OK 74469. Human Resources contact number 918–463–6334. Connors State College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / E-Verify Employer.

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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