Branch Managers for the Pioneer Library System have the opportunity to inspire innovation, engagement, and learning in our communities. In addition to supervising staff and overseeing collections, 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 vision.



The Pioneer Library System, as its name reflects, helps people explore life’s pathway. Whether developing new skills, transitioning to new technologies, or finding another great book, PLS acts as a catalyst in the lives of our customers and communities.


Since becoming the first multi-county library system in Oklahoma in 1958, PLS has led the state and the industry in innovation and service. Our 11 libraries customize leading-edge technology to the communities we serve. For citizens of our three counties who do not live near one of our libraries, we maintain eight rural Information Stations.


Norman Public Library East is a new 12,500 square foot branch that is the first to serve the east side of the city of Norman.  The collection of 20,000+ items will offer popular, recreational materials for all ages.  The library will feature highly flexible space that will support a mobile service approach, new education models, collaborative learning, information sharing, and digital literacy, including tablet lending services. There will also be a community program room with seating for 100, plus shared public/staff meeting and study rooms.

The position is anticipated to begin January, 2018.



The Pioneer Library System offers a strong benefits package. Employer-paid health and dental plans as well as group term life and long term disability insurance.  Employee-paid vision care insurance, short term disability or other optional insurance plans, and retirement options.  To promote the health and well-being of staff members, full-time employees are provided with generous paid annual vacation leave in addition to twelve paid holidays annually. Pioneer supports multiple training and professional development opportunities for all staff.














NORMAN, OK  73072



Position:                  Branch Manager


Location:                                Norman Public Library East


Schedule:                              Full-time position, 40 hours per week, works a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, in addition up to two weeks of “Mandatory New Hire Orientation & Training” located at the Administrative Offices in Norman, OK.


Salary:                   Compensation based on education, qualifications & experience:

MLIS or Master’s Degree preferred: $50,520 - $61,104/yr

 (Plus excellent benefits package)

Applications Accepted:  Open Until Filled – First Interviews Begin December 1st

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Applications:  Position is Open Until Filled, first interviews begin December 1, 2017.

Résumé alone is not sufficient; completed application form is required.

To apply for this position please visit - click Jobs@PLS link at bottom of page.


Pioneer Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All employees and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other category protected by the law.

Pioneer Library System will make all reasonable accommodations in the application and employment processes.  If you need a reasonable accommodation, please contact Elissa Fox at 405-801-4506, or by email, hr@pio