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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.

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

Branch Manager
Southwest OKC Public Library, Pioneer Library System

The manager of the Southwest OKC Public Library has the opportunity to lead an energetic and creative staff in Southwest OKC, a fast-growing and family-focused community, and provide world-class customer service. In addition to supervising staff and overseeing a large collection, the branch manager is responsible for aligning branch programming and initiatives with the overall strategies and goals of the Pioneer Library System. As a leader in the civic and business community, the branch manager works to build and advance partnerships with organizations that support our vision.

Applications Accepted: April 20 through May 4, 2016       For More Information

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.

For More Information

Librarian II /Technical Service
Stillwater Public Library

Manage, direct and coordinate the activities of the Technical Services Department of the Stillwater Public Library (Stillwater, OK), including responsibility for the library automation system (Sirsi/Dynix), acquisitions, cataloging, and processing of all library materials. Plan and organize workloads and staff assignments; select, train, supervise, and evaluate assigned staff; review progress and direct changes as needed. Requirements—Bachelor’s degree (Masters in Library Science preferred), valid driver’s license, and experience with Sirsi/Dynix or similar library automation systems. Salary range: $16.82-$17.84 per hour, plus a comprehensive benefits package. Resume, cover letter, and completed City of Stillwater application required for consideration. Closing date: 4/28/16

Hiring is subject to passing a pre-employment drug screen and successful background check. Successful candidates will be required to furnish a copy, at their expense, of their driving record prior to employment. An application must be completed and returned to the Human Resources Department, 723 S. Lewis, or mailed to City of Stillwater, PO Box 1449, Stillwater, OK 74076 by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Career opportunities/application information can also be viewed at www.stillwater.org. EOE,M/F/H/V

Library Branch Manager
John F Henderson Public Library, Westville

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; or BA/BS and five or more years related library experience; and experience developing programs for library users. Demonstrated performance in management position and library coursework.

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 governmental officials, library friends and volunteers.

Beginning salary $40,415 plus benefits. Applications available at any EODLS library,
but must be returned to:

Eastern OK District Library System
Attn: Westville opening
14 E. Shawnee, Muskogee, OK 74403

Applications accepted until job is filled.

Collections Services Librarian/Instructor
East Central University, Ada

The Linscheid Library of East Central University invites applications for Collection Service Librarian/Instructor. Linscheid Library is comprised of five librarians, seven staff members, and a director that work collaboratively to foster student success at ECU and within the community of Ada.


  • Oversee electronic resources, periodicals, & interlibrary loan with a focus on facilitating access.
  • Act as the administrator for electronic resource vendor accounts.
  • Act as the administrator for OCLC’s WorldShare Interlibrary Loan.
  • Manage 250+ print subscriptions.
  • 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.

For More Information

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.

For More Information

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.

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.

For More Information

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.

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.

For More Information

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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