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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 the Teen Librarian at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library. Organizes and implements age specific programs and promotes library activities in the community. Works with all age groups at the public service desk providing reference assistance, readers’ advisory services, computer and internet research assistance, and programming services to library customers. Must possess excellent customer service skills, knowledge of current library practices, the ability to effectively use library technology and electronic resources, such as NCLIVE, to assist customers, and the ability to work well with people of all ages. One year of professional experience in a public library desired. Although this position is based at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library, this person may be asked to work at other locations on an “as-needed” basis. The person will be required to work on a scheduled weekend rotation

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

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 08/25/2014

Closing Date: 09/05/2014

Salary Range: $36,000.00 – $64,800.00

Position Number: 40007979



Support library circulation functions by registering new library borrowers, checking items in and out, shelving, pulling holds, collecting fines and fees, and daily intake and delivery of library materials. Work at the adult and children’s information desks as part of cross-scheduling training as assigned. Provide excellent customer service in a team-based environment. Serve on system teams and committees as assigned. Assist with special projects that further the library’s strategic plan. Work is performed under the supervision of the Circulation Manager. Although position is based at the Southwest Regional Library, may work at other Durham Library locations on an “as-needed” basis. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with study in library science or related field and six months experience in general library services.

Contract Type: Part-time

Work Percentage: 53.00

Posting Date: 08/25/2014

Closing Date: 08/29/2014

Salary Range: $13.65/HR – $24.57/HR

Position Number: 40006006


Updated: Monday, August 25