Current Posted and Pooled Vacancies

Current Posted Vacancies

Graduate Library Internship – Adult & Youth Services Department

The Urbana Free Library’s Adult & Youth Services Department seeks two outstanding students from a School of Information/Library Science and who are specializing in public library service to join the Library’s team.   One intern will focus on services for children, and one intern will focus on services for teens and adults, based on the needs of the Library.  Interns may qualify for a one-semester tuition waiver at the iSchool at Illinois.

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 student who would enjoy working in a community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply.  Full position announcement and job description: view online or download (PDF)

For fullest consideration, submit your application by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019.

 

Graduate Archives Internship

The Champaign County Historical Archives at The Urbana Free Library is seeking applicants for two Graduate Archives Internships. The internship requires you to have completed LIS581 (or equivalent course work or training), and successful experience in processing 20th-century records/papers. Under the supervision of a professional archivist, the intern will be assigned to process a large 20th-century collection (i.e., arrangement and description, holdings maintenance, including preparing box and/or folder lists. For full position announcement and job description view online or download PDF.

For fullest consideration, submit your application by 11:55 p.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019.


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)