Adult Librarian, Downtown Library, Metropolitan Library System

By IS Lab November 12, 2020

Metropolitan Library System

Adult Librarian I – Downtown
Job Details
Downtown Library – Oklahoma City, OK
Full Time
ALA accredited MLIS/MLS
$47,216.00 – $47,216.00 Salary/year

Under the direction of the Library Manager or Engagement Manager, the Adult Librarian I performs a variety of professional librarian duties including providing information and assistance to members of all ages; planning, scheduling and presenting programs and/or services for adults; performing reference, readers’ advisory services and bibliographic instruction for adults; building relationships with community organizations that serve adults; providing technology instruction to adults; engaging in civic participation.

This position will be assigned to the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library at 300 Park Ave., Oklahoma City, OK  73102.  The Ronald J. Norick Library is named after former Mayor Ron Norick.  Norick was a visionary and the champion of the “MAPS” project which voters passed to provide funding for nine new building projects in the downtown area.  The library opened in 2004 in the new four-story, 114,130 square foot facility.

The hiring salary for this position is $47,216.00 annually.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.  This position is exempt from the federal Fair Labor Standards Act.  This position may also assist in coverage at the Wright Library, located at 2101 Exchange Avenue in Oklahoma City.  The candidate should be available to work all hours the library is open, including some weekends and evenings.  This position currently requires the candidate to work a minimum of one night a week as well as some weekends.*

*Hours are subject to change based on the needs of the library.


Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited college or university in Library and Information Science.


  • Enthusiasm for public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patronage.
  • Knowledge of current trends in library services to adults.
  • Experience building community partnerships.

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