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Distance Education Librarian
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant
Job Description: Southeastern seeks to expand and increase our online instructional efforts through the acquisition of a Distance Education Librarian. The successful candidate will utilize creative instructional techniques to connect information literacy to online course content. They will provide leadership and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs. Our goal is to reposition library and information tools, resources, and expertise so that they are embedded into the teaching, learning, and research enterprises. This position serves the student population and helps the library to think strategically about how to embrace their role in the online environment. Strongly follows the belief of equivalent access as espoused in the ACRL Standards for Distance Learning Library Services. • Find Out More
Library Development Consultant
Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City
Job Description: The Library Development Consultant ensures adequate public library services throughout the state and provides professional consulting services to public and institutional libraries, library boards, and government officials in local communities. They accomplish this goal by collaborating with the Library Development team, other ODL departments, and local community leaders to develop strategies, recommendations, and plans for all facets of library operation. They provide leadership in needs assessment, planning, implementing, managing, and reporting on grant projects funded by the Library Service and Technology Act (LSTA) administered by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Library Development Consultant also identifies need for, develops, and provides comprehensive training to public and institutional librarians. • Find Out More • Closes October 20, 2022.
Interlibrary Loan Librarian
McFarlin Library—University of Tulsa
Job Description: This position reports to the Director of Public Services. The Interlibrary Loan Librarian manages and coordinates the system-wide Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service for the University of Tulsa’s McFarlin Library and coordinates the activities of the ILL department. This position works with and trains ILL staff in the functions of borrowing and lending library materials, utilizing various software, systems, and Interlibrary Loan processes, including following copyright laws, to ensure the successful processing of materials. This position also helps to remedy any issues which may occur with other libraries or customer issues relating to Interlibrary Loan activities, while delivering exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers. In addition, the Interlibrary Loan Librarian also teaches library instruction sessions as needed and provides reference and research assistance. • Find Out More
Dean/Director of Libraries
Job Description: Langston University seeks a Dean/Director of Libraries responsible for strategically planning innovative library services, including instruction, outreach, reference, and access programs that address the needs of a diverse university community. • Find Out More
Youth Services Librarian
Chickasha Public Library
Job Description: The successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library customers but will work primarily with children and young teens providing programs and managing the collection. Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field with the agreement to earn a MLIS soon will be considered. 3 to 5 years of experience working with children. • This is 40 hrs. per week, includes some evenings and Saturdays. It pays $35,000 plus excellent benefits. • Applications will be accepted through 5:00 pm, October 20, 2022.• Find Out More
Muskogee Public Library
Job Description: Successful candidate will provide a high level of customer service to all library users but will work primarily with children and young teens. Qualifications: MLS/MLIS or Master’s degree in a related field and 3 to 5 years of relevant experience developing programs for children and teens. Prefer demonstrated supervisory experience and quality computer skills. Duties may grow to include managing the library building, staff, and collection using professional principles of the library field. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. • Find Out More
Library Associate/ Children’s Services Department
Norman Public Library
Job Description: Provides high-level customer service to Pioneer Library System 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. • Find Out More
Assistant/Associate Professor, Research Data Initiatives Librarian
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater
Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks applicants for the position of Research Data Initiatives Librarian. This position is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Director of Scholarly Services and Research Engagement. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Research Data Initiatives Librarian will work to expand the library’s outreach to the OSU research community and increase awareness of services in the areas of data management and information and data literacy. The position will create and implement effective and sustainable programs and tools in order to meet the needs of faculty and researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and library staff. Additionally, the position will entail academic department liaison responsibilities. We expect some technical experience, but are primarily interested in a candidate’s curiosity and willingness to grow and develop as a professional, as well as their ability to help others grow and learn as part of a community. This position will be a vital part of a highly collaborative library team that seeks to learn together and support each other. • Find Out More
Information Technology Librarian
Langston University, Langston Campus
Job Description: Explores emerging technologies that promote maintenance and advancement of library infrastructure. Supports faculty, staff and student library related computer and informational technology needs. Promotes customer service and collegiality as a valued team member. Collaborates with Technical Services Librarian to ensure system functionality. • Find Out More
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Chambers Library, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond
Technical Services Librarian
Mabee Legal Information Center, University of Tulsa
Job Description: The Technical Services Librarian reports to the Director of the Mabee Legal Information Center and provides leadership, management, and evaluation of all aspects of the library’s system administration, cataloging, government documents, stacks maintenance, microform and archival functions, procedures and related staff. Serves as the overall Innovative System (or subsequently selected systems) Administrator for the MLIC. Functions include oversight of the following: circulation; cataloging; serials; technical processing; government documents; stacks maintenance; archives; and bindery. Responsible for the hiring and management of the student stacks maintenance workers. Personally catalogs all law serials, electronic resources, integrated resources, microforms and original works. Maintains cataloging & serials statistics and produces management reports. Serves as the Government Depository Coordinator. Trains, supervises, and evaluates part-time library assistants. Prepares the archival collections of the College of Law. Specializes in the teaching of the integrated library system and online catalog to instruct students in the basics of locating and understanding the records for treatises and periodicals, etc., including providing demonstrations on both these topics and others as assigned by the Director. • Find Out More
Ponca City Public Library
Job Description: This is a professional Librarian position, providing administrative, supervisory and direct service work, coordinating and managing the children and teen collection, programming and activities. This staff member also provides general library services for young library customers, including special services such as the Summer Reading Program, story hours and outreach that enhance the lives of and promote reading to young customers. • Find Out More
Reference Assistant (Part Time)
Oral Roberts University Library, Tulsa
Job Description: Assists students and faculty with research in person as well as by phone, email, text, and chat, primarily during weekend and evening hours. Responsibilities: Assist and supervise library users with research • Process Interlibrary Loan requests and maintain records and statistics • Supervise student workers and delegate tasks • Prepare signage for Access Services • Ensure Compliance with library policies and procedures • Oversee safety procedures • Find Out More
Special Collections and University Archives Department Head
Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater
Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks a Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) Department Head to lead a unit that includes the campus archives as well as materials documenting the histories and cultures of Oklahoma. We desire someone who is creative, has a passion for learning and teaching, and is eager to drive their own projects, collaborate, innovate, and take on challenges. The SCUA Department Head is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Associate Dean for Distinctive Collections. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor. • Find Out More
South Waco Library, Waco-McLennan County Library. TX
Job Description: Are you creative, energetic, and innovative? Do you believe in the mission of libraries and want to share that enthusiasm with the public? Then the Waco-McLennan County Library wants you to join its team. We are searching for someone who is passionate about providing excellent library services to the people of Waco and excited about new challenges. • Find Out More
Omaha Public Library, NE
Job Description: This is professional library work managing the operations of a branch library or major division. Work includes expending branch or departmental budgets; implementing policies; providing customer service; promoting library services; and planning and directing the work of subordinate professional, para-professional, and clerical personnel. • Find Out More
Public Library Director
City of Longmont, CO
Job Description: Plan, coordinate, and lead overall operations of the Longmont Public Library. Provide highly responsible professional and technical staff assistance. • Find Out More
Oklahoma Library Association (OLA) has an Online Career Center.
Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) usually has job openings. Check for those announcements.
The Metropolitan Library System usually has a few Job openings—find out more about these opportunities.
Arkansas—Arkansas Library Association Jobline
Missouri—Missouri Library Association Jobline
Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) Jobline
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Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming.
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