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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.

Director of Information Services
Southwestern Christian University

The successful candidate is responsible for all library services on the Bethany and Tulsa campuses and provision of online resources to the adult and online students. Qualifications are a Master's Degree in Library or Information Services from an ALA accredited program, minimum of two years library experience with increasing responsibilities in an academic library, demonstrated expertise with information technology and library systems, commitment to higher education, and a strong service orientation with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Base salary will be $40,000 to $42,000, depending on qualifications.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, copy of unofficial transcripts, and a statement reflecting the integration of faith, learning and living. Full information is provided on the University job website. If materials are sent electronically, they should be forwarded to Shawna L. Salkil. If by mail, send to: Shawna L. Salkil, Chief of Staff and Employee Relations, Search: Director of Information Services, 7210 NW 39th Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008.

Public Services Assistant/Children’s Services Department
Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library

Beginning Salary—Grade 7 Base ($2619/mo)

Working Conditions—Full-time position, 40 hours/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.

Position Summary—Performs high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System customers including children’s services, reference, reader’s advisory, children’s programming and outreach. Working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products, works under the direction of the Children’s Services Manager; performs other duties as assigned.

Applications accepted through May 3, 2015. 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.

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Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a highly motivated professional with a strong commitment to public and reference service to lead the Veterinary Health Sciences Library. Reporting to the Library Associate Dean for Special Collections, this tenure track, faculty position is anticipated with initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Complete listing for the Veterinary Health Sciences Librarian can be viewed here.

Upper School Librarian
Holland Hall, Tulsa

Holland Hall seeks a Head Librarian for the Upper School Chapman Library. This educator will have a vision for the library; he or she will be excited to reimagine the space as we seek to redefine the use of the library for collaborative and creative work, research, and individual studies. As the upper school transitions to become a one-to-one MacBook school during the Fall of 2015, the head librarian will take an active part of that transition in the life of the school. We seek an innovator who will make the library the intellectual hub of the campus through special events and programming. The successful applicant will be a leader who will collaborate well with faculty and fellow librarians, supervise his or her staff, and inspire our students to love seeking knowledge in all forms. The Director of the Chapman Library will identify and implement best practices and will use emerging resources and technologies to improve the overall learning experience of our students. This position includes other responsibilities for all faculty members such as teaching, advising, participating in committee work, and participating actively in the life of the school.

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Executive/Senior Director
Chambers Library, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond

Provides innovative leadership and management for University of Central Oklahoma 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. Reports to the Provost.

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Director of Library
Brown Mackie College, Oklahoma City

The Director is responsible for planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all library services. Will handle issues ranging from strategic planning and budgeting to collection development and reference and instructional services. Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy—quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion—is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Require a Master's Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school. At least 7 to 10 years’ experience working in a library in a post-secondary institution preferred.

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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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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.

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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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