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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.


Electronic Resources Librarian (E21C, Level III)
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

The Electronic Resources Librarian is based in the Allen Wright Memorial Library and reports to the Head of Public Service, Office of Library Resources.

Essential functions

  • Develops and presents training materials to library personnel and end users in the use of statewide licensed databases provided by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Develops and presents training materials for locally available databases and services for state government use. 
  • Develops and presents pre- and post-test materials to evaluate effectiveness of training efforts, and report findings to Deputy Director as a tool for IMLS reporting.
  • Arranges for and monitors vendor sponsored database training opportunities, both for locally owned databases and statewide subscriptions.
  • Creates tutorials to showcase database features and promote usage; works with Digital Asset committee to feature and promote services on ODL website and evaluate web content.
  • Uses social networking tools to reach remote sites and create online library community involvement in the use of statewide licensed databases.
  • Provides marketing strategies and incentives to promote database usage to librarians and library customers, as well as state government and legislative staff.
  • Serves as liaison between the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoma Library Technology Network (OLTN).  Assists Deputy Director and OLTN committee with recommendations as contracts are renewed or renegotiated, answers committee or vendor questions.
  • Supports training and facilitation of Resource Sharing systems and databases; primarily WorldCat.
  • Provides Information Desk support, including Reference service to phone, walk-in and virtual patrons, an average of 13 hours per week as assigned by Head of Public Service. Processes Interlibrary Loan requests with online, electronic and print resources as part of Information Desk duties.

Required qualifications—Applicants for the Librarian, Level III position must possess a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association and four years of professional library experience. 

Extensive and frequent overnight travel is required.  Applicants must be willing and able to perform all job related travel normally associated with this position and possess a valid Oklahoma driver’s license at time of appointment.  Applicant must be able to lift up to 25 lbs, in order to load projectors, laptops or any additional training equipment and materials into state vehicles and at training sites.

Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office software is required.

Preferred experience includes—

  • Delivery of instructional presentations in a clear and precise manner;
  • Frequent use of electronic database resources;
  • Successful use of tutorial creation and course management software, as well as social networking software.
  • Reference desk experience, with diverse patrons and skill levels.

Salary and Benefits—The monthly salary range for the Level III position (Pay Band L) is $2,919.34–$4,865.57.
A one year probationary period is required, in accordance with OAC 530:10-11-30. Leave benefits include 3 weeks of annual leave per year with increasing amounts available after 5 years of service; 10 hours per month of sick leave; and 10 to 12 paid holidays. The state has a defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation option. Full coverage of health insurance for employee and partial coverage of dependents are also provided. OPM job family descriptor

To Apply—This is a classified position under the Oklahoma Merit System. The Office of Personnel Management must certify all applicants as eligible for this position. All applicants must complete a state employment application form and submit it to the Office of Personnel Management, 2101 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room G-80, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

We also ask that you send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Arlene Paschel, Head of Public Service, Office of Library Resources, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 200 NE 18 Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Download Form      How to Apply for a State Job in Oklahoma

The Office of Personnel Management will close the register for this position on May 12.

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Librarian, Level II (Job Family Descriptor E21B)
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

This position is located in the Allen Wright Memorial Library Building, and reports to the Head of Public Services. The duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working the Information Desk an average of 18 hours per week by providing reference service to phone, walk-in and virtual patrons;
  • Processing Interlibrary Loan requests;
  • Recommending the selection of materials to enhance the Oklahoma collection, Main Library collection and Interlibrary Loan service;
  • Regularly updating New Materials Lists in WorldCat
  • Maintaining an Oklahoma Book Titles gift exchange list in Worldcat Local and coordinating disposition of titles;
  • Reprocessing library materials, coordinating withdrawals, and updating bibliographic records, under the direction of the Head of Cataloging and Division;

Required Qualifications—Applicants must possess a master’s degree in Library and Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of professional library experience.  

Knowledge and Abilities—

  • A working knowledge of cataloging or metadata standards and understanding of marc record format;
  • Knowledge of computerized cataloging, bibliographical, and circulation systems?
  • Knowledge of research techniques and practices; sources of information on specialized library materials, as well as general book trade and review media?
  • Ability to work as a team member within a division consisting of multiple departments and functions;
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments, work priorities and organizational needs, and remain calm and efficient under pressure, especially at the information desk;
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates, officials of other agencies and the general public;
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
  • Maintain current awareness of professional issues and developments;
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Preferred qualifications—Experience with bibliographic record maintenance in an Integrated Library System, specifically WMS.

Salary and Benefits—The monthly salary range is:  $2,663.99 Minimum; $3,538.65, Midpoint; $4,423.31 Maximum.  A one year probationary period is required, in accordance with OAC 530:10-11-30. Leave benefits include 3 weeks of annual leave per year with increasing amounts available after 5 years of service; 10 hours per month of sick leave; and 10 to 12 paid holidays. The state has a defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation option. Full coverage of health insurance for employee and partial coverage of dependents are also provided.

To Apply— This is a classified position under the Oklahoma Merit System. The Office of Personnel Management must certify all applicants as eligible for this position. All applicants must complete a state employment application form and submit it to the Office of Personnel Management, 2101 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room G-80, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Download Form      How to Apply for a State Job in Oklahoma

We also ask that you send a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references to: Arlene Paschel, Head of Public Service, Office of Library Resources, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 200 NE 18 Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

The Office of Personnel Management will close the register for this position on May 12.

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries is an equal opportunity employer.


Research Coordinator
Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce

We are seeking an entry-level research coordinator to serve as a resource of information about Greater Oklahoma City and support economic development efforts. The research coordinator reports to the Research Economist and provides support to the economic development team.

Bachelor's degree in economics, business, economic development, public administration, library science, GIS or related area.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and their salary requirement to kspringer@okcchamber.com.


Librarian
Virginia College, Tulsa

Under limited supervision, provides operational management of a small, self-contained library operation, to include planning and organizing workflow, initiating and implementing operating policies and procedures, personnel and budget management, and record maintenance; assists in long-term needs assessment and goal planning. Works with the faculty, students, and staff to provide all forms of printed, audio visual and online information. In campus locations with fewer than 600 Students, manages the daily operations of the Learning Success Center (LSC).

For More Information


Manager of Library Operations I
Ralph Ellison 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.

For More Information


Library Assistant
Noble Public Library—Pioneer Library System

BEGINNING SALARY: Grade 5, Base ($11.24/hr)

WORKING CONDITIONS: Part-time hourly position, number of hours per week varies based on Branch demand.   Must be available to work a flexible schedule which will vary weekly and includes evenings and weekends, in addition up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Norman Administrative Offices.

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED: March 17 through March 30, 2014

For More Information


Branch Manager (Full-time)
Norman Public Library—Pioneer Library System

Full-time position, 40 hours per week

Annual salary—$50,532 base (Grade 12), based on qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits package

Open until filled—1st interviews will begin after May 12, 2014

Job Requirements—Master’s degree in Library Science, from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association preferred • five years relevant library-related experience • three years supervisory experience • or equivalent technical training, education, and/or experience • Ability to obtain a valid OK driver’s license • Lift up to 25 lbs., retrieve/replace items from floor level to at least 5 ½ feet high. • Work a flexible schedule which will include evenings and weekends.

For More Information


Library Associate
Mabel C. Fry Public Library, Yukon

While all staff is responsible for circulation, reference, and reader's advisory duties, the specialty for this full-time position is planning, promoting and implementing programs for youth in rades 6-12. Hours are varied but require the employee to work one evening per week until 9:00 pm and one Saturday a month.
Applications will be accepted until 3/14.

For More Information (pdf)Job Application (pdf)


Digital Resources/Metadata Librarian
Northwestern Oklahoma State University

12-month, faculty position.

For more information, contact Susan Jeffries or check out the job posting here.


Director of Libraries
Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford and Sayre

Rank and salary dependent upon qualifications, 11-month contract.

Successful candidate will oversee library operations on the Weatherford and Sayre Campuses.

MLS from ALA accredited institution required, doctoral degree preferred; minimum six (6) years academic library experience; management and leadership experience in increasingly responsible roles; an understanding of the transformative role of technology in libraries; planning and facility management experience; commitment to the professional development of librarians and staff; demonstrated record of excellent working relationships with library employees, higher education administrators, faculty, staff, students, and community leaders; strong record of scholarly and professional achievement appropriate for university faculty; and a clearly articulated vision for the future of academic libraries.

Review of applications will begin March 3, 2014 and continue until position is filled.

Submit cover letter (referencing Position 14-A011), curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information of three references to:

Human Resources, SWOSU,
100 Campus Drive, Weatherford, OK 73096
or email application materials to jobs@sw osu.edu.

For additional information see pdf job description or visit www.swosu.edu.


Genealogist
Salpulpa Public Library

This will be a part time position, 20 hours per week, which may include evenings and weekends.

  • Conduct research into genealogical background of individuals and families
  • Must demonstrate ability to work independently
  • Assist the public, always in a courteouse and friendly manner
  • Must have computer and data entry skills
  • Must be cooperative when dealing with the public, supervisors and fellow employees
  • Must be available to work some weekends and evenings
  • Basic office skills are required such as; operating the fax, copy machine, answering phones, filing and assisting other departments as needed
  • Assist library patrons in finding materials, answering questions, and providing information

Sapulpa Public Library
29 West Dewey
Sapulpa, OK 74066
Phone: 918–248–5978 Fax: 918–224–3546


Coordinator, Library Access Service
Rose State College, Midwest City

Responsible for the administration, coordination and supervision of Library Access Services functions.

Salary—$43,750–$51,050

For complete job description


Manager of Library Operations II @
Metropolitan Library System /Belle Isle Library, Oklahoma City

Job Summary: Under administrative direction, plans, organizes and manages all operations of a regional (large-sized community) library, including 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.

Salary & Hours: $65,894.40 annual. Must be available all hours the library is open; must work a minimum of one evening a week and one Saturday or Sunday once a month . This position is overtime exempt.

Benefits: The Metropolitan Library System provides the following benefits to full-time employees.

  • Health benefits that include medical, dental, and prescription coverage
  • Vision coverage paid in full
  • 8 hours of vacation leave per month
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Great retirement plan (Defined Contribution Plan)
  • Scholarship reimbursement opportunities
  • Life and AD&D Insurance paid in full
  • Long Term Care paid in full
  • Long Term Disability paid in full

Location: Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa, Oklahoma City, OK.

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) or a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) is required; and two years of management experience.

For More Information and to Apply


Technical Services Librarian/Instructor
East Central University (ECU), Ada

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 November 27, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. AA/EOE.


Associate Director
Schusterman Library, University of Oklahoma—Tulsa

Minimum qualifications include Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school, minimum 5 years professional experience and 2 years in a professional leadership role. A demonstrated record of success in working with students and faculty in a college or university setting, including public services roles, providing instruction and research assistance. A demonstrated record of excellence in communication (oral, written and interpersonal) and professional development (scholarship, publication, service and grants).

Rank/salary range: Non-tenured, minimum rank of Assistant Professor/ $65,000–$75,000.

For additional requirements and application instructions visit jobs.ou.edu (select ‘search listings’ and enter Requisition #18211). • Additional information available at library.tulsa.ou.edu or contact Junie Janzen, Chair, Search Committee. The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Institution.


Assistant Manager of Library Operations
Metropolitan Library System
Southern Oaks Library

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

Salary & Hours: Minimum starting salary of $46,800.00 per year. Must be available all hours the library is open including evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. This position is overtime exempt.

Benefits: The Metropolitan Library System provides the following benefits to full-time employees: Health benefits that include medical, dental, and prescription coverage • Vision coverage paid in full • 8 hours of vacation per month • 8 hours of sick per month • 9 paid holidays • Great retirement plan (Defined Contribution Plan) • Scholarship reimbursement opportunities • Life and AD&D Insurance paid in full • Long Term Care paid in full • Long Term Disability paid in full

Location: Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker, Oklahoma City, OK

Qualifications: ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library and Information Studies (MLIS) or a Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) required; and at least one year of management experience is preferred. Please attach your resume and a cover letter to be considered for this position.

For More Information or to apply
Southern Oaks Library


Three Positions
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services

The Associate Dean for Research and Learning Services exercises direct administrative leadership for graduate and undergraduate library services, reference and information services, liaison efforts with teaching and research faculty, and assessment of library services and will lead efforts to institute new models for reference assistance and liaison activities.


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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