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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.

For a complete list of all Durham County job openings, see the county’s employment page.

Current Openings


Provides excellent customer service in a team-based environment in Children’s Services at the Southwest Regional Library, including assistance with reference, reader guidance, programming, technology, and special projects. Performs paraprofessional library work providing services and programs that support the library’s strategic plan. Performs outreach with appropriate community organizations. Serves on system teams and committees as assigned. Assists with preparation of unit budget. Work is performed under the supervision of the Children’s Services Manager. Although the position is based at the Southwest Regional Library, the selected candidate may be asked to work at other Durham County Library locations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of children’s literature
  • Skill with library technology
  • Knowledge of current library practices
  • Ability to work pleasantly and effectively with people of all ages


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university supplemented by at least fifteen semester or twenty-two quarter hours of graduate courses in library science.

Special Requirement:

Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina with an acceptable driving record, if driving is a job requirement.


Ability to speak Spanish a plus

Job Type: Full-Time

Posting Date: 6/7/2018

Closing Date: 6/22/2018

Salary Min: $32,210.00

Salary Max: $57,978.00

Position Number: 40006003


Updated: June 8, 2018