Jobs for Librarians

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Our reference librarians are generalists with a wide range of knowledge, but they may have special expertise in one or more subjects as well. Technical librarians work behind the scenes, where they select, catalog and care for books and other materials. Many of our staff members are fluent in languages other than English, which helps us serve our diverse community.

There is currently no active recruitment for Librarian positions.

Please check back for future employment opportunities.

All other jobs

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Many essential jobs within the Library do not require a library degree, and those positions range from administrative professionals and support staff, information technology professionals, drivers who transport books and other materials, to workers who maintain our buildings and grounds, and security officers who keep patrons and staff free from harm.

Invitation to Compete #21-21: Equity, Learning and Engagement Program Coordinator

Central Library, Youth and Family Learning Services
Regular, FLSA non-exempt, full time position
$33.83 - $41.01 per hour

Please read the City of Seattle's job bulletin to learn about the job responsibilities, qualifications and application instructions.

Candidates are invited to submit an online application, cover letter with responses to the supplemental questions, and current resume in NEOGOV by 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2021.

IC #17-21: Library Applications and Systems Manager

Information Technology Department, Central Library
Regular, FLSA-exempt, full-time position

$113,315.76 - $137,640.96 annually

Please read the City of Seattle's job bulletin to learn about the job responsibilities, qualifications and application instructions.

Candidates who meet the qualifications are invited to submit a NEOGOV application, cover letter and resume by 5:00 p.m. on May 12, 2021 to be considered for this position.

Student Assistant Program

Student Assistant

This recruitment is currently not open to new applications. The Student Assistant Program provides students enrolled in high school or undergraduate degree programs with an opportunity to gain valuable work experience and new job skills as Student Assistants. This employment program promotes teamwork, engaging diverse populations and many services, promoting social justice and provides valuable community support.

Employee benefits

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We offer a benefits package that covers employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and dependents. Employee benefits include medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plans, generous vacation and sick leave policies and much more.