Current Posted and Pooled Vacancies

Current Posted Vacancies

Now accepting applications for a full-time Director of Development & Promotion.

If you are a friendly, energetic, creative leader who enjoys connecting with all kinds of people, The Urbana Free Library needs you to be our first Director of Development & Promotion!  Our budget for FY19 is over $4M, and The Urbana Free Library Foundation has raised millions of dollars since its creation over 20 years ago. Duties include fund development activities and promotion of the Library. The Director supervises departmental staff; participates in administrative and strategic decision-making for the Library as a whole; and promotes the Library to the community.

The Library has been serving our community over 144 years – we have a rich history and a bright future.  Urbana is a micro-urban community of over 41,500 people who represent a broad mix of cultural, educational and economic backgrounds. Our devoted and talented staff serves patrons of all ages and backgrounds, from professors and college students to those with no computer at home; teens and preteens; job seekers, retirees, and recent immigrants. Learn more about TUFL and our community.

Full position announcement and job description: view online or download (PDF)

The Urbana Free Library Job Application, Full-time Employee (PDF) (7 pages long)

Send your application to jobs@urbanafree.org.  Maximum consideration will be given to applications received by 11:59 PM CST August 10, 2018.

 

Now accepting applications for an hourly Information Technology User Support Assistant.

The Urbana Free Library is seeking a self-motivated individual to provide customer service-oriented, tier-one technical support for all information technology end-users (Library staff and patrons). Duties include performing diagnostics, resolving basic hardware and software problems, and performing technical tasks such as installing, configuring, and upgrading hardware and software.  The ideal candidate should have two years of directly related work experience (or coursework) and strong problem-solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.  If you would enjoy working with people in a community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply. For fullest consideration, submit application by Sunday, July 29, 2018, 11:59 p.m. Full position announcement and job description: view online or download (PDF)

The Urbana Free Library Job Application, Hourly and Part-time Employee (PDF)

 

Now accepting applications for a full-time Programming & Outreach Manager.

Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Urbana Free Library seeks a forward-thinking, self-motivated individual to join the Library’s management team. Duties include managing all aspects of programming and outreach activities and working with members of the Adult & Youth Services team to plan, coordinate, and implement programming and outreach activities; participating in programming and outreach activities; selecting materials for the Library’s collections; and providing reference, reader’s advisory service, and computer lab assistance to patrons. The Urbana Free Library has been serving the community for over 140 years – we have a rich history and a bright future. If you are a friendly, energetic, and creative leader who would enjoy working in a community-centered environment to provide engaging programming, the Library invites you to apply. Full position announcement and job description: apply online

 

Now accepting applications for a full-time Information Technology Manager.

Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Urbana Free Library is seeking a forward-thinking, self-motivated individual to join the Library’s management team. Duties include overseeing the operation and management of all information technology-supported systems, applications, and services within the Library; providing vision and leadership for the development and implementation of IT strategies and initiatives; and supervising the Library’s IT staff. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or a related field and at least three years progressively responsible work experience with administering computers and computer networks in an enterprise Windows environment. The Urbana Free Library has been serving the community for over 140 years – we have a rich history and a bright future. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic, community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply. Full position announcement and job description: apply online

 


Current Pooled Vacancies

Now accepting applications for an hourly Shelver / Barista position.

The Shelver / Barista routinely shelves books and other materials, retrieves items to fill requests, keeps the material in proper order, empties the book returns, moves books and furniture, runs errands, and performs other basic tasks related to the library collections. Also, works in the library cafe. Full position announcement and job description: view online or download (PDF)

The Urbana Free Library Job Application, Hourly and Part-time Employee (PDF)

 

Now accepting applications for an hourly Circulation Clerk / Information Assistant position.

The Circulation Clerk issues library cards, checks materials in and out, and performs other duties at the Circulation Desk. Duties demand extensive public interaction, and the clerk must continually present a positive and friendly image while handling many tasks at once in a busy, automated environment. The Information Assistant provides routine reference and reader's advisory service to patrons and assists them with catalog, Internet, computer software, fax, and copier questions at other service desks. Full position announcements and job descriptions:

Circulation Clerk - Hourly - view online or download (PDF)
Information Assistant – Hourly - view online or download (PDF)

The Urbana Free Library Job Application, Hourly and Part-time Employee (PDF)