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  • Or email the website management team at info@libraries.ok.gov the following information: the webpage or URL for the listing and a single paragraph description.  If you do not have a webpage or URL for the listing then simply e-mail the complete job description with contact information.

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Library Associate/ Children’s Services Department

Shawnee 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

Outreach Specialist

Metropolitan Library System - Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under direct supervision issues and receives library materials, locates books and other materials, manages guests’ library accounts, issues library cards, provides information about library accounts and Library by Mail service, shelves and files books and other materials, maintains shelves in orderly condition, and assists with basic collection maintenance. • Find Out More

Library Collections Assistant

Oklahoma Baptist University Library - Mabee Learning Center

Job Description: The Library Collections Assistant is responsible for aiding the librarians with acquisition, processing, and maintenance of both the digital and print library collections. The incumbent will assist as a team member to provide excellent customer service and access to library materials. • Find Out More

Access Specialist

The Village, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Access Manager, the Access Specialist assists members by issuing and receiving library materials, locating books and other materials, managing members library accounts, issuing library cards, providing information about library accounts and services, assisting with self-service equipment and technology, and assisting with basic collection maintenance. • Find Out More

Library Associate

Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: 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. • Find Out More

Part-Time, Evening Librarian

Tulsa Community College Metro Library

Job Description: Provides library and research services, including information literacy instruction, for the organization and maintenance of the library and its collection. • Find Out More

Access Manager I

Belle Isle Library, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Library Manager or Access Manager III, the Access Manager I provides leadership and direction for Access Specialist I staff. Assumes responsibility for issuing and receiving library materials, issuing library cards, providing information about library accounts and services, locating books and other materials for customers, assisting with self-service equipment and technology, and providing information about library programs. • Find Out More

Director, School of Library and Information Studies

University of Oklahoma, Norman

Job Description: The University of Oklahoma (OU) School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) invites applications for Director of the School. SLIS seeks a visionary leader that can continue the transformation that the School has been undergoing for the past several years. This has included the expansion of the curriculum and the launching of several new degree programs including a new Bachelor of Science, a Ph.D. program, and three graduate certificates (in addition to the long-standing MLIS and Bachelor of Arts programs). In support of university, college, and SLIS strategic goals and priorities, top candidates will have strong and productive research records including externally funded research and will understand the importance of research and scholarship to a Carnegie R1 university. The ideal candidate will have an extensive history and commitment to the Library and Information Science field. The School of Library and Information Studies is located within the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences.¶ The Director will be appointed at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, depending upon qualifications. The start date will be summer 2023. • Find Out More

Administrative Technician I (999 Temporary)

Archives and Records, Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: This position provides general labor in the State Records Center, Annex, and Archives by moving/transporting materials in accordance with program needs, scans documents and images from the agency’s collections for inclusion in ODL’s digital collections, and serves as a back up to agency mail room operations which includes making a daily deposit. This position also includes general office activities, including using a computer, Office 365, conducting inventories, and setting up for meetings. • Find Out More

Instruction and Research Services Librarian

Oklahoma State University Library – Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa

Job Description: The Instruction and Learning Services Librarian provides ongoing support to the OSU-Tulsa research community by developing instructional content and conducting instructional sessions, workshops and appointments across multiple modalities. This role will work in collaboration of other library staff members to provide an excellent library experience for the in-person and remote student across the Tulsa branch campus and help evolve our service offerings. Collaborates with our educational partners for a seamless learning experience with the main Stillwater campus. • Find Out More

Assistant Department Head for Access Services

Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks an Assistant Department Head (ADH) for Access Services to provide leadership in circulation and chat reference services and to assist in all operations for the Access Services Department, which includes the Circulation and Information Desk, Laptop Checkout, Interlibrary Services, Fines/ Fees Billing, Course Reserves, Stack Management, the Edmon Low Creative Studios, and the Library Auxiliary Building. Reporting to the Head of Access Services, the position will work collaboratively to enhance existing services and implement new customer-forward services and initiatives in the Library. We desire someone who is creative and eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges with a passion for emerging technologies. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  • Find Out More

Branch Manager I

Jim Lucas Checotah Public Library, Checotah

Job Description: Manages and administers the operations and staff of the assigned branch; ensures outstanding customer service is provided to all patrons; serves as an advocate and spokesperson for each branch and the System in the community; performs other duties as assigned.  • Find Out More

Assistant/Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian

Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library seeks creative, tenure-track faculty members with a passion for data and emerging technologies, who are eager to drive their own projects, innovate, and take on challenges. Library faculty are actively engaged in the OSU academic research lifecycle and develop collaborations with other faculty, researchers, students, and partners. As Assistant/Associate Professor, Digital Services Librarian, you will work on a variety of metadata and data-related projects. This includes but is not limited to creating descriptive metadata, crosswalks, and workflows for digital collections. Prepare and facilitate metadata for upload and/or harvesting into a variety of discovery systems. Assist in statistical reporting of annual library data. Serve as an active participant in the Library’s Carpentries program. Be able to meet university requirements in keeping with a tenure-track faculty position, including scholarly and creative activities, and service.  • Find Out More

Assistant/Associate Professor, Science Literacy and Global Studies Librarian

Oklahoma State University Library, Stillwater

Job Description: The Oklahoma State University Library  seeks applicants for the position of Science Literacy and Global Studies Librarian. This position is a member of the OSU Library faculty reporting to the Head of Library Teaching and Learning. This is a tenure-track position with anticipated initial appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. The Librarian will work to expand the library’s outreach to the OSU research community and increase awareness of services in the areas of science, information, and data literacy and explore ways for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals can be incorporated into those efforts. The position will create and implement sustainable programs and tools in order to meet the needs of researchers and students related to evidence synthesis methodologies and will serve in academic department liaison responsibilities as noted below. We are 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

STEM Instruction Librarian

University of Oklahoma Libraries, Norman

Job Description: OU Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative and highly motivated individual to serve as the STEM Instruction Librarian.  The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of scholarly information, best practices in library and technology pedagogy, and research methods across multiple science disciplines, and will join a diverse team of librarians and specialists serving the STEM fields and collaborating to promote scholarly communication, open educational resources, emerging technologies, research data management, digital scholarship and geospatial information systems supporting the learning and research needs of science departments. The STEM Instruction Librarian will engage faculty and instructors to integrate and scaffold information, digital and data literacy concepts and skills into the departments’ curricula and coordinate with colleagues to create teaching/learning opportunities to meet evolving educational needs. • Find Out More

Library Acquisition Associate

Oral Roberts University, Tulsa

Job Description: Under the direction of the library Dean and Electronic Resource Librarian, manage financial activities for the library in compliance with current regulations, ORU Purchasing policies, and generally accepted accounting principles, with an emphasis on the financial aspects of the library’s acquisition of resources. • Find Out More

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

Langston University

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

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

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

Librarian—Youth Services

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

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

Library Director

Public Library, Eureka Springs, AR

Job Description: he Eureka Springs Carnegie Library Board of Trustees seeks an experienced leader to serve as the next director of our beloved library to plan and coordinate all activities of the library and the development of library facilities to best serve the needs of our vibrant community. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Deadline to return completed applications is Wednesday, November 30 at 5pm. • Find Out More

Library Director

Public Library, Lubbock, TX

Job Description: The Library Director plans and manages operations and activities required to provide an effective library system to the Lubbock community. This position offers professional library and research services and supervises the daily operations of the library and its collections. This includes ensuring that patrons are served efficiently and effectively, library materials are current and accessible, and department policies and procedures reflect the latest best practices. • Find Out More

Branch Manager

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

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

Kansas—Kansas Library Association Job Bank

Missouri—Missouri Library Association Jobline

Texas—Texas Library Association Jobline

Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) Jobline
MPLA Members—Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana,
Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma,
South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming.

For National and International Job Listings—American Library Association Job List

For information on Public Librarian Certification, see the information page.

For information on School Librarian Certification, contact the State Department of Education.


Last Modified on Dec 05, 2022