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Librarian III, E-Resources

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Office of Library Resources Administrative Librarian, the Electronic Resources Librarian is responsible for the selection, management, and promotional strategy of digital collections. Through regular engagement with internal and external customers, the ERL ensures that digital collections meet customer's needs by implementing both strategic and tactical recommendations of the selection, de-selection and accessibility of information. • Find Out More

Human Resources Management Specialist III

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Director, the Human Resources Management Specialist II performs human resources management, personnel, and payroll administration activities involving responsibility for the interpretation and application of rules, laws and policies for the Department of Libraries. • Find Out More

Director of Library Development (Administrative Librarian I)

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Under the direction of the Deputy Director, the Director of Library Development is responsible for ensuring quality library services in public libraries statewide by providing overall leadership and direction for the Office of Library Development. They will use their in-depth knowledge of the latest library and information services, principles of community and data-based decision making, and team management best practices to deploy forward-thinking ideas and align people, systems, and processes to achieve the organization’s overall strategy and initiatives. • Find Out More

Public Information Manager

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Public Information Office (PIO) Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the overall communications, marketing, and public relations strategy for the agency and its programs. Under the direction of the Director, State Librarian and Archivist, the PIO Director accomplishes this goal by leading the Public Information team consisting of a graphic designer, web and social media manager, and the Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Book. The PIO department and the Oklahoma Center for the Book produce the ODL website, Agencies, Boards and Commissions, the Oklahoma Book Awards, and the Oklahoma Book Festival. • Find Out More

Computer Technician

Pioneer Library System Administration, Norman West Public Library

Job Description: Provides high level customer service to staff and customers of the Pioneer Library System; Conducts a variety of complex technical tasks to diagnose, repair and maintain the Pioneer Library System’s computers, printers, RFID systems, and other devices. Working knowledge in the operation of computers, office machines, standard office software products and the ability to learn new software applications; performs other duties as assigned. • Find Out More

Computer Training Center Associate

Norman Public Library Central

Job Description: Provides high level customer service to Pioneer Library System customers including technology and computer help, maker assistance, programming, and outreach; performs other duties as assigned. • Find Out More

Department Manager—Information Services Department

Norman Public Library Central

Job Description: Plans, organizes and manages the activities, staff and services of the Information Services Department; provides outstanding and high-level customer service to all customers; working knowledge in the operation of computers and standard office software products. Works under the direction of the Norman Public Library Central Branch Manager; performs other duties as assigned. • Find Out More

Program Officer

Oklahoma Humanities, Oklahoma City

Job Description: Oklahoma Humanities is looking for a lover of culture and literature who is dedicated to improving the community through public programming. This full-time (35 hours per week) salaried position oversees a literature-based reading and discussion program, Let’s Talk About It, and a traveling exhibit program for rural Oklahoma, Museum on Main Street, with the Smithsonian Institution. The Program Officer may additionally participate in special programming initiatives as opportunities arise. This position reports to the Executive Director and works in close collaboration with staff members and board committees. • Find Out More

Central Library Adult Services Manager

Tulsa City-County Library

Job Description: The Central Library Adult Services Manager serves as a system wide leader for both routine recurring programs and new strategic initiatives that impact TCCL as a whole, while overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Adult Services Department within the Central Library. Works closely with the Central Library Manager and other Central Library Managers to oversee the operation of public services at Central Library.  Oversees development and implementation of system-wide adult programs and services such as the Adult Summer Reading Program, Your Next Great Read, and One Book, One Tulsa.  Provides direction and strategies for specialty programming such as author events and literacy initiatives.  The Adult Services Manager will have expert readers’ advisory skills and in-depth knowledge of the community that may influence library services.  Included in the management of the Adult Services department is oversight of the Greadington Learning and Creativity Center and the Digital Literacy Lab. • Find Out More

Branch Manager

Shawnee Public Library

Job Description: The manager of Shawnee Public Library has the opportunity to lead an energetic and creative staff in Shawnee, a fast-growing and family-focused community, and provide world-class customer service. In addition to supervising staff and overseeing the 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 mission. • Find Out More

Director of Library Development

Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma City

Job Description: The Director of Library Development is responsible for ensuring quality library services in public libraries statewide by providing overall leadership and direction for the Office of Library Development. They will use their in-depth knowledge of the latest library and information services, principles of community and data-based decision making, and team management best practices to deploy forward-thinking ideas and align people, systems, and processes to achieve the organization’s overall strategy and initiatives. • Find Out More

Library Assistant

Tulsa City-County Library

Job Description: The Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) has an opening for an experienced Senior Executive Assistant.  This role will provide a vital function serving as the primary point of contact for both internal and external constituents by providing high-level, confidential administrative support to the CEO and members of the TCCL Library Commission.  This individual will represent the library and the CEO to staff, stakeholders, volunteers, customers, the public and elected officials. • The Senior Executive Assistant will proactively ensure the efficient and organized operation of the CEO’s office by maintaining a close and highly responsive relationship with the CEO, and provide significant support in their day-to-day work activities. They will work independently under general supervision and guidance in carrying out assigned responsibilities and relieve the CEO of designated administrative details. • 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

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

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

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

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

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

Executive Director

Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), Remote Work

Job Description: The Executive Director plays a key role in coordinating multiple projects over a multi-year span, working with Committee Chairs, Vendors and the CSLP Board of Directors. This job offers the opportunity to become deeply engaged with fundamental processes of organizational development while supporting a nationwide membership. The Executive Director is responsible for internal management of all the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s projects, staff, and vendor relationships. This is a remote position with some travel. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2023 at 8:00pm. • 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 Jan 31, 2023