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Jobs

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Interested in becoming part of the Metropolitan Library System?

If you are looking for an opportunity to be a vital member of a forward-thinking, customer-focused, team-driven organization where you can make a genuine difference in the lives of others, then the Metropolitan Library System is the place for you.

Just as the world around us is exciting and rapidly changing, so are public libraries. Our employees are energetic, creative individuals who promote unlimited ideas and information for curious minds.

MLS provides a wide range of benefits to support a rewarding career, a secure future, and a healthy and equitable work-life balance. This includes generous time off, a comprehensive health plan, a competitive retirement package, professional development opportunities, and much more. Are you ready to be a part of the MLS team?

 

MISSION

Connecting our diverse communities with resources and experiences to educate and enrich lives.

 

Core VALUES

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, People First, Innovation, Integrity, Respect

 

Current Openings

Library Aide

Type: Part Time
Location: Edmond Library
  • Type: Part Time
  • Salary: $15.00 hourly
  • Location: Edmond Library
  • Application Opens: Monday, June 17, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Under the direction of the Access Manager, the Library Aide ensures appropriate and efficient processing and distribution of Library materials. This includes checking items in from library book drops, shelving materials, and performing basic library collection maintenance. The Library Aide will provide basic customer assistance by answering directional questions regarding the library collection. May issue library cards and assist members by checking out and returning library materials.

This position is assigned to the Edmond Library, which is located at 10 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK 73034.

Our first application review will be Wednesday, June 26, 2024. 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Access Manager I

Type: Full Time
Location: Edmond Library
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Hiring salary is $51,001.60 to $62,483.20 annually.
  • Location: Edmond Library
  • Application Opens: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Under the direction of the Library Manager or Assistant Library Manager, the Access Manager I provides leadership and direction for Access Specialist 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.

This position will be assigned to the Edmond Library, located at 10 S. Boulevard in Edmond, OK  73034.  

Our first application review will be Thursday, June 27, 2024. 

Information regarding benefits available for this position can be found here:  https://www.metrolibrary.org/about-us/jobs/working-at-MLS 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Engagement Specialist II

Type: Half Time
Location: Northwest Library
  • Type: Half Time
  • Salary: $21.57 hourly
  • Location: Northwest Library
  • Application Opens: Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Hiring salary is $21.57 hourly.

Under direct supervision, works with staff to support the Library's strategic goals and initiatives by assisting customers and providing relevant and timely programs and services, both inside and outside the library.

This position is assigned to the Northwest Library, which is located at 5600 NW 122nd Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73142.

Our first application review will be Friday, June 28, 2024. 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Help Desk Technician

Type: Full Time
Location: Downtown Library
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $21.57 Hourly
  • Location: Downtown Library
  • Application Opens: Monday, June 10, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Monday, June 24, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Under general supervision, provides system technical support by phone and in-person, including assisting with installation of new and replacement hardware and software, diagnosing operational problems, maintaining equipment inventory and ordering supplies and parts; performs administrative duties exercising a significant degree of independence; uses a personal computer to input, format and maintain complex computerized data; composes and types a variety of documents; maintains files, inventories, supplies, equipment, and records. Maintains IT server room and IT supply room.

This position is assigned to the Downtown Library, which is located at 300 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Our first application review will be Tuesday, June 25, 2024. 

Information regarding benefits available for this position can be found here:  https://www.metrolibrary.org/about-us/jobs/working-at-MLS 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Integrated Library System Administrator

Type: Full Time
Location: Downtown Library
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $64,771.20 annually
  • Location: Downtown Library
  • Application Opens: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Hiring salary is $64,771.20 to $82,576.00 annually.

Summary:  This position is responsible for developing, implementing, administering, and supporting the Integrated Library System (ILS). This position collaborates with other Metropolitan Library System (MLS) departments, partner agencies, organizations, and vendors that use the system or utilize data from the ILS. Provides leadership within the library to develop and enhance the organizational commitment to innovation and participates nationally to ensure that the system uses the most current and effective technologies to serve guests and staff. The ILS Administrator delivers experiences that support the full variety of library services while solving or coordinating the collaborative, team-based problem-solving processes associated with the ILS. The ILS Administrator will also assist in developing annual budgets for the ILS and associated third-party products and executing approved budgets.

This position is assigned to the Downtown Library, which is located at 300 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Our first application review will be Thursday, June 20, 2024. 

Information regarding benefits available for this position can be found here:  https://www.metrolibrary.org/about-us/jobs/working-at-MLS 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

 

Director of Collection Services and Development

Type: Full Time
Location: Downtown Library
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $92,601.60 annually to $120,390.40 annually
  • Location: Downtown Library
  • Application Opens: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Sunday, June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Hiring salary is $92,601.60 to $120,390.40 annually.

Summary:  Develops library experiences that enhance access to, discovery of, and usability of resources within and beyond the library's collections. Works collaboratively with colleagues to innovate, design, develop, and support tools, approaches, and processes that effectively meet the needs of all guests, from novice users to advanced researchers.

This position is assigned to the Downtown Library, which is located at 300 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73102.

Our next application review will be Monday, July 1, 2024. 

Information regarding benefits available for this position can be found here:  https://www.metrolibrary.org/about-us/jobs/working-at-MLS 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Director of Facilities

Type: Full Time
Location: Service Center
  • Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $92,601.60 annually
  • Location: Service Center
  • Application Opens: Friday, April 5, 2024 at 8:00am
  • Application Closes: Monday, July 1, 2024 at 11:59pm

Brief Job Description:

Summary:  Plans, leads, organizes, and controls the library's facilities maintenance, fleet, and delivery/logistics operations; oversees the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, vehicles, and equipment; prepares and maintains contingency plans and takes charge of physical emergencies; actively participates in the library's safety programs; prepares the department budget; prepares strategic planning documents and directs strategic plan implementation; supervises and provides leadership and accountability to facilities maintenance staff; and may participate in the planning, administration, and coordination of major capital and renovation projects in partnership with the appropriate division and/or department.

This position will be assigned to the MLS Service Center, which is located at 300 NE 50th Street in Oklahoma City, but will serve all MLS locations. 

Our next application review will be Tuesday, July 2, 2024.

Information regarding benefits available for this position can be found here:  https://www.metrolibrary.org/about-us/jobs/working-at-MLS 

Please note that additional information regarding this position may be found by clicking on the 'Go to application' button.

Positions start at $15 per hour.

Information for Applicants

The Metropolitan Library System uses an online application portal and video interviewing software system. During the hiring process, you may receive an email from the following address: mls.recruitment@metrolibrary.org. You may want to add this email to your "safe senders" list.

Applicants must complete the employment application online. Mailed and emailed applications will not be accepted. 

Applicants who are selected to interview will be contacted after the closing date. Applicants will be contacted only if an interview is requested.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Metropolitan Library System provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Contact Human Resources

If you have any questions or would like to check the status of your application, please contact Human Resources at (405) 606-3739 or by email.

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