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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.


Public Services Librarian
Keller Public Library

Under direct supervision of the Library Services Manager, this professional position provides assistance to the public by conducting phone and in person reference interviews, determining information needs, and using print and non-print resources to assist these patrons in finding the information they need. The position also assists patrons in the use of all library computers and equipment, participates in the development of the library collection, and works with other staff in providing adult programming. This position must consistently use independent judgment, discretion and due diligence in performance of these duties and responsibilities.

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Central Library Manager
Tulsa City-County Library

This managerial position calls for a dynamic leader who is forward-thinking, creative, and has shown proven results of sustaining customer engagement through pioneering programs, activities, and collections for people of all ages and backgrounds. Areas of responsibility include coordinating the operations of the adult, children’s, circulation departments, training and developing staff, marketing collections and services, ensuring the delivery of quality library materials and services to the public, and managing general/routine library operations.

40 hours per week; schedule may include evenings and weekend. $62,892
Education & Experience—Master’s degree in Library Science from a program accredited or recognized as an equivalent by the American Library Association required. Five to seven years of library experience, including three years of managerial experience required.

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Library Associate—Information Services
Moore City Public Library

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

Applications accepted through January 20, 2016. Résumé 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/jobs-pls

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Library Associate—Children's Servicess
Newcastle Public Library

Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System and the Newcastle 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.

Applications accepted through January 25, 2016. Résumé 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/jobs-pls

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Reference/Instructional Services Librarian
Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library, Oklahoma City

Rank/salary range: Non-tenured, minimum rank of Assistant Professor/$40,000-55,000.

Minimum requirements/experience includes: Master’s degree from American Library Association (ALA)–accredited library school or graduation with a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school within 6 months of job posting; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; strong service orientation; demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team; initiate, plan, and organize projects; excel in evolving and challenging electronic environments; potential for continuing professional growth and commitment to lifelong learning; search experience in Ovid, EBSCO, National Library of Medicine, and other interfaces.

For more information, additional requirements and application instructions visit jobs.ou.edu, select “search listings” on the left, and enter requisition number 24320. Contact: Shari Clifton, Chair, Search Committee, shari-clifton@ouhsc.edu. The University of Oklahoma is an EOE/AAE. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Director of Technology and Data Management
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Provides innovative leadership and management for library operations. Plans, coordinates, and implements library systems, acquisitions, and cataloging projects. Monitors library’s full compliance with software license agreements. Administers the hiring, training and evaluation of personnel. Prepares and administers the annual operating and capital budgets. . Monitors, evaluates and recommends emerging technologies appropriate for Library services and operations. Responsible for the budgetary planning, policy formulation and implementation, and integration of electronic resources with traditional library collections and services. Collects, prepares, and analyzes library statistics and prepares reports as necessary.

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Access Services Librarian
Oklahoma City University

The Access Services Librarian is a library professional who manages all aspects of the interlibrary loan process and assists with the administration and organization of the Access Services department. The incumbent assists in the development of policies and procedures to provide quality service to library patrons. A high degree of independent judgment while following broad standards and guidelines. The Access Services Librarian reports to the Head of Access Services. In the absence of another law librarian, this position has responsibility for oversight of the operation of the library.

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Web Services Developer (WSD)
Bizzell Memorial Library, Norman

The Web Services Developer (WSD) for the University of Oklahoma Libraries would provide web development support using current standards for web code, documentation, usability, and accessibility; would support the maintenance of existing sites using the Drupal platform, GitHub workflow, and Agile development methodologies; would work in a team environment to develop new projects approved by the Knowledge Services project team; would research and develop new technologies to enhance the user experience and modern research methodologies; would participate in data visualization projects to enhance the presentation of the libraries' strategic initiatives; and, would help in the next phase of the libraries' web presences by increasing personalization and integrated library instruction.

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Director of Technology and Data Management
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Provides innovative leadership and management for library operations. Plans, coordinates, and implements library systems, acquisitions, and cataloging projects. Monitors library’s full compliance with software license agreements. Administers the hiring, training and evaluation of personnel. Prepares and administers the annual operating and capital budgets. . Monitors, evaluates and recommends emerging technologies appropriate for Library services and operations. Responsible for the budgetary planning, policy formulation and implementation, and integration of electronic resources with traditional library collections and services. Collects, prepares, and analyzes library statistics and prepares reports as necessary.

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Head Librarian
Patrick Lynch Public Library, Poteau

Responsible to the Executive Director for the operation of the branch library. Performs Administrative/Supervisory Duties. Plans, supervises, schedules, and evaluates training and work of employees. Assists in selection of personnel. Plans and coordinates activities and programs. Assists in selection of personnel. Keeps records and prepares reports monthly and as needed. Implements policies. Attends staff meetings and other library meetings. Takes state certification training and other appropriate continuing education. Communicates actively with employees and keeps them informed of new or changed policies, procedures, and trends. Prepares budget and grant requests and monitors allocations and expenditures. Oversees handling and accounting of money. Does professional reading. Cooperates and collaborates with other SEPLSO staff. Coordinates with local advisory board, city officials, District Attorney's office, literacy council, volunteers, and friends groups. Serves on system advisory committees and as treasurer of literacy executive board.

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Assistant Professor, First Year Experience Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a creative, collaborative forward-thinking, and entrepreneurial professional to serve as Assistant Professor, First Year Experience Librarian.  Reporting to the Director of Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach, the successful candidate will continue efforts to design and implement a model for a new and robust program for first-year Information Literacy instruction at Oklahoma State University. The Research and Learning Services Division (RLS) has recently undergone a major transformation that shifts focus away from traditional reference and collection activities and seeks to provide comprehensive instructional and research support for faculty, staff, and students. This is a tenure track position with anticipated appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

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Instructional Services Librarian
12-Month Non-tenure Track Librarian/Instructor
East Central University, Ada

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?
If so, the Instructional Services Librarian opening at East Central University’s Linscheid Library may be a great fit for you.
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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Assistant Director
Eastern Oklahoma District Library System

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

Full time position. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS and five or more years’ public library administration experience. Develops Marketing plan, including System’s digital presence. Oversees IT dept. and administers E-rate program. Assists in hiring and training staff or 15 branches.

Beginning salary $54,600 and excellent benefits. Applications accepted until job filled.

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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 $45,000 plus benefits.

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Library Director
Elk City Carnegie Library

The City of Elk City, Oklahoma is currently seeking a Library Director. The Library Director is responsible for managing, supervising, budgeting and coordinating the programs and services of the library.

Qualifications—Extensive progressively responsible experience in professional library management including supervisory experience, and possession of a Master’s Degree in Library science. A strong working knowledge of computers, networks, electronic media and public relations is a must.

Please contact the City of Elk City HR Director at 580/225–3230.


Assistant Library Director/Collections Services Librarian
East Central University, Ada

Do you want to…
• Enter administration?
• Make data-driven decisions focused on continuous improvement & public service?
• Engage in a wide range of valuable professional experiences?
• Work in a collaborative atmosphere?
• Use your creativity & enthusiasm to promote electronic resources?
If so, the Assistant Director’s opening at East Central University’s Linscheid Library may be a great fit for you.
The Position
• Implement strategic plan and mission goals to assist in the planning, organization, and direction of library operations and activities.
• Oversee electronic resources, periodicals, & interlibrary loan with a focus on facilitating access.
• 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 faculty on research, collection development, information literacy curriculum development, and special projects.
• Remain up-to-date on emerging trends and best practices.
• Lead and serve on library and university committees.
• Supervise one full-time staff member.

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Research and Instruction Librarian
Langston University

Position Description—Provide reference service to walk-in, telephone, and web patrons. Assist students with online database searching and related academic activities. Provide engaging library instruction in the effective use of print and online activities. Provide engaging library instruction in the effective use of print and online information resources in a classroom environment. Build effective relationships with faculty to develop course-related instruction. Develop and promote library programs and services to faculty, staff and students. Compile reports and statistics as needed and required. Updates the library web page, develop online tutorials. Serves on University and library committees and represents the library at regional and national meetings. Develop the collection and serve as liaison to assigned academic departments. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be available for rotating evening and weekend duties. May be asked to deliver a 15 minute library instruction presentation during the interview process.

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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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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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