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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


We are looking for an innovative and customer service oriented Teen Librarian. The ideal candidate will be passionate about working with teens, will supervise and coordinate the activities of teen library volunteers and provide reader’s advisory and reference service to teens, tweens and adults. The person in this position will be expected to stay abreast of new materials, services, technology and library trends relevant to the teen population. They would also be expected to identify and establish community partnership opportunities and proactively participate in outreach activities that benefit teens. The Teen Librarian will develop and implement teen programs, weed the teen collection and recommend materials to purchase. This person will also be expected to participate in library committees and is encouraged to participate in regional, state and national professional organizations. An interest and experience in working with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) programming, is a plus. Persons with experience working with young adults (ages 12 to 17) given preference. One year of professional experience in an urban library setting, with supervisory and administrative experience, highly desired. Although this position is based at the Main Library, the person in this position may be asked to work at other Durham County Library locations on an “as-needed” basis.

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

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 05/11/2015

Closing Date: 05/22/2015

Salary Range: $36,000 – $64,800

Position Number: 40001752


Updated: Monday, May 18, 2015