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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


Sort and shelve library materials, organize and shift materials on shelves, pull holds, stock displays, empty book returns and check in library materials. Assist with special projects that further the library’s strategic plan. Serve on system teams and committees as assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Page Supervisor. Should possess excellent customer service skills, basic computer skills, functional skills, ability to work pleasantly and effectively with people of all ages and physical strength to push fully loaded book carts and lift moderate weights. Ability to speak Spanish a plus. Although the position is based at the Southwest Regional Library, the successful candidate may work at other Durham County Library locations on an “as-needed” basis.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to sixteen years of age and completion of tenth grade.

Contract Type: Part-time

Work Percentage: 48.00

Posting Date: 07/14/2014

Closing Date: 07/25/2014

Salary Range: $12.33/HR – $16.62/HR

Position Number: 40006475



Position will be responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of multicultural programs and initiatives for Durham County Library with an emphasis on Durham’s growing Latino population. Will work formally with organizations that support and serve all cultural and ethnic groups in Durham County. Will also work with a variety of groups to keep them informed of Library programs and to collaborate on ways to bring more services to those groups. Within the library system, the Hispanic Services Coordinator will work collaboratively with public service staff to develop programs and services. The position will work closely with the Marketing Department and Collection Development to ensure effective communication and a robust, bilingual collection to meet the needs of Durham’s diverse population. This position will be a member of DCL’s Management Council. The successful candidate must possess the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, in Spanish and English; exceptional skills in the promotion of cultural sensitivity among library staff; demonstrated ability to develop, promote, and execute programs and services; demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals, groups, and community stakeholders; ability to analyze, report, and use statistics, demographics, survey results to plan services to the community. Fluency in additional languages and experience developing, promoting, and executing programs in libraries, museums, or other cultural institutions, highly preferred. Although this position is based at the Main Library, the person in this position may be asked to work at other locations on an “as-needed” basis.

Requirements: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university and two years professional experience in business, libraries community or public service agencies; fluency in Spanish and English required.

Special requirement: Possession of a valid N.C. driver’s license with a three-year acceptable driving record.

Contract Type: Full-time

Work Percentage: 100.00

Posting Date: 06/30/2014

Closing Date: 07/25/2014

Salary Range: $39,600 – $71,280

Position Number: 40001819


Updated: Monday, July 21