Current Posted Vacancies
Circulation Clerk/Information Assistant – Full-time
Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Urbana Free Library seeks a service-oriented, self-motivated individual to join the Library’s team. Issue library cards, check materials in and out, and perform other duties at the Circulation Desk. Provide routine reference and reader's advisory service to patrons and assist them with catalog, Internet, computer software, fax, and copier questions at other public service desks. Participate in outreach and programming. Must interact well with all kinds of people, perform complex automated procedures, and have an associate's degree or equivalent and prior successful work experience. Public service or library experience and maximum scheduling availability preferred.
To be considered for this position, fill out and submit the application for Circulation Clerk/Information Assistant on the City of Urbana's Employment Opportunities webpage. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, October 17, 2021, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Safety Officer – Part-Time
Do you want to work where you can enrich the lives of the people in your community? The Urbana Free Library seeks a service-oriented, self-motivated individual to help maintain a safe and pleasant environment in the Library. Duties include patrolling the Library buildings and grounds, engaging with patrons and staff, deescalating behavioral disruptions, responding to emergencies, and documenting incidents. The ideal candidate should have experience in public service and social work or public safety. If you are a friendly, energetic, and dependable person who would enjoy working in a community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply.
To be considered for this position, fill out and submit the application for Safety Officer on the City of Urbana's Employment Opportunities webpage by 11:59 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021.
Community Engagement Clerk
Do you want to help the Library reach more people in the community? The Urbana Free Library is seeking a Community Engagement Clerk to assist with promotion, fundraising, and outreach. If you like a variety of tasks – everything from creating social media posts and marketing materials to working with community partners to data entry – the Library invites you to apply. Generally scheduled 10 hours/week.
To be considered for this position, fill out and submit the application for Community Engagement Clerk on the City of Urbana's Employment Opportunities webpage by 11:59 p.m., Monday, September 6, 2021.
Current Pooled Vacancies
We accept applications for the following hourly positions year-round.
- Circulation Clerk/Information Assistant (Note: Two separate job descriptions for this position.)
- Archives Assistant
- Acquisitions Clerk
- Archives Clerk
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.