Current Posted and Pooled Vacancies

Current Posted Vacancies

Now accepting applications for a full-time Archives Librarian.

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 Champaign County Historical Archives team. Duties include selecting materials for the Archives collection; processing and cataloging holdings (including archival materials, books, and serials); providing reference service and computer assistance to patrons; participating in outreach and programming; supervising graduate students and volunteers; and providing excellent customer service. The Urbana Free Library has been serving the community for over 145 years – providing access to diverse resources and programs to encourage learning and enrich lives.  If you are a friendly, energetic, and creative librarian who would enjoy working in a community-centered environment, the Library invites you to apply.

The full job description can be found at:


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)