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Current Durham County Library open positions are listed below. To apply for a position, click the “Apply Now” link within the position description. You will be taken to the description on the Durham County website where you can apply online.

New positions are posted every Monday.

For a complete list of all Durham County job openings, see the county’s employment page.

Current Openings


Serves as a Children’s librarian at the North Regional Library. Provides professional customer service in a team-based environment. Performs professional library work developing and providing services and programs that support the library’s strategic plan. Plans, organizes and maintains the children’s collection; develops and implements a wide variety of children’s programs (in house and offsite); and provides reference and reader’s advisory service to children, parents and other library customers. Cultivates relationships and performs outreach with schools and appropriate community organizations. Serves on system teams and committees as assigned. Assists with preparation of unit budget. Work is performed under the supervision of the Children’s Services Manager. Should possess a thorough knowledge of children’s literature; skill with library technology; knowledge of current library practices the ability to work pleasantly and effectively with people of all ages; and extensive creativity with working with children of varied backgrounds, ages and abilities. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Requirements: Requires completion of an accredited master’s program in library science from an ALA-accredited library school.

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 08/31/2015

Closing Date: 09/11/2015

Salary Range: $36,000.00 – $64,800.00

Position Number: 40001786



Support functions of the North Regional Teen Services unit by assisting Teen Librarian in planning and executing programs and with special projects that further the library’s strategic plan; answering directional and informational questions; assisting customers in the use of library technology such as public computers, printers and copiers; and performing circulation functions such as registering new library borrowers and pulling holds. Serve on system teams and committees as assigned. Provide excellent customer service in a team-based environment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Teen Librarian. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Although the position is based at the North Regional Library, the successful candidate may be asked to work at other locations.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate’s degree in library science or a related field and six months in general library experience.

Contract Type: Part-time

Work Percentage: 50.00

Posting Date: 08/24/2015

Closing Date: 09/04/2015

Salary Range: $13.65/HR – $24.57/HR

Position Number: 40004075


Updated: Monday, August 31, 2015