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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


Proactively build community relationships by developing and implementing innovative programs, services and special events to foster a positive library image. Exhibit excellent management and leadership skills to build a strong, team-oriented environment and ensure superior customer service. Show initiative and able to work independently to implement policies and procedures. Supervise the circulation, teen services, children’s and adult services managers and ensure the proper functioning and upkeep of the library facility and equipment. Serve on the library’s Management Council and under the supervision of the Deputy Director. Demonstrate a commitment to professional development, serve on library committees and contribute to system-wide initiatives. Effective verbal and written communication is essential, and Spanish language skills are a plus. Although this position is based at the North Regional Library, the successful candidate may be asked to work at other locations.

Requirements: Requires a Master of Library or Information Science degree from an ALA-accredited library school and at least four years of professional library experience, preferably with previous supervisory experience. Must be eligible for North Carolina Public Library Certification.

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 10/12/2015

Closing Date: 10/23/2015

Salary Range: $52,707.60 – 94,873.68

Position Number: 40001788


Updated: Monday, October 12, 2015