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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


Reporting to the Adult Services Manager, this person will serve as a member of the Adult Services Unit (Reference & Reader’s Advisory) to provide services and programs to meet the needs of a dynamic urban customer base. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with diverse populations, participate in and contribute to the advancement of new library initiatives, and help leverage technology to meet the needs of 21st Century library users. The candidate must be equally comfortable providing services via phone, online chat, email and in person while providing a high and consistent level of customer service. Candidate should possess knowledge of current and emerging technologies; strong working knowledge of both print and electronic resources; strong analytical and problem-solving skills; strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills; a demonstrated dedication to ongoing professional development and a commitment to excellent customer service. Ability to speak Spanish is a plus. Although this position is based at the Main Library, the successful selected candidate may be asked to work at other locations on an “as-needed” basis.

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school and six months of experience in professional library work.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATION: Must obtain certification of the NC Public Librarian Certification Commission.

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 09/15/2014

Closing Date: 09/26/2014

Salary Range: $43,560.00 – $78,408.00

Position Number: 40001764


Updated: Monday, September 22