Current Posted and Pooled Vacancies

Current Posted Vacancies

MSLIS Apprenticeship Program (2021-2022)

The Urbana Free Library, in coordination with The School of Information Sciences, is excited to announce that applications are now open for two-semester Apprenticeships starting Fall 2021 (August).  Apprentices will gain valuable library experience, earn 6 credits towards the MSLIS degree, as well as a tuition waiver in Fall and a fellowship for the Spring (waiver + stipend). Students must commit to the entire year to be eligible. There are two openings, students will have one opportunity in each of these two areas:

Champaign County Historical Archives (located at The Urbana Free Library)

  • Special collections, appraisal and processing, reference, programming, and outreach for the Archives

Adult & Youth Services

  • Reference, programming, and outreach for The Urbana Free Library

Applications are open now and will be reviewed as they come in, closing on Friday, April 9.

Review this document for details, FAQs, and how to apply:

Current Pooled Vacancies

We accept applications for the following hourly positions year-round.

To be considered for any (or all) of these hourly pooled positions, fill out and submit the application for "Urbana Free Library hourly positions" on the City of Urbana's Employment Opportunities webpage. Note: All hourly pooled positions require passing of the shelving test.