About North Carolina Library Jobs

What kind of positions are listed?

The State Library posts these listings as a service to libraries in the state and only posts North Carolina library related positions! The categories are:

  • Professional: These are the professional (MLS required) librarian positions that are open in North Carolina.
  • Paraprofessional: This is a listing of library related positions that do not require an MLS or equivalent. This includes automation positions as well as any others that do not require an MLS.
  • State Library: Positions available at the State Library of North Carolina. This list includes professional (MLS required) and other positions within the State Library of North Carolina.
  • Listings are also categorized into public, academic, and special libraries.

How long are positions listed?

Unless notified by the hiring library or organization, we will list a position until the closing date of the hiring period. For positions without a closing date we remove the posting after at least six months.

Who can we contact with questions or comments?

Please address all comments to State Library Administration at sladmin@ncdcr.gov

How do you receive position announcements?

Usually the announcement comes directly from the hiring institution via the submitted form.

Occasionally a posted position comes from a listserv or other source.

What information is included in an announcement?

We prefer to include the following information:

LIBRARY: Library name
CITY: Town in North Carolina
JOB DESCRIPTION: A brief description of the job responsibilities, salary, qualifications, experience, etc.
APPLY BY: Application deadline
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: How to get additional information about the position, website link, etc.
CONTACT: The name, title, email and/or phone number of the person who is responsible for answering questions about this position in your organization.

What is the charge to advertise a position?

No charge!

Where can I get a State of North Carolina Application for Employment?

State of North Carolina Applications for Employment are available from sources such as: the North Carolina Employment Security Commission, from most public libraries in North Carolina, or the form can be downloaded from the following address: https://oshr.nc.gov/work-for-nc/temporary-solutions/north-carolina-onlin...

What is meant by: “North Carolina Public Librarian Certification”?

Information about the North Carolina Public Librarian Certification program is available on the State Library of North Carolina website at: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ld/resources/public-librarian-certification

Where can I find the job listings posted by the State Library?

The listings are found on the State Library’s web site at: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/library-jobs-north-carolina

How long do you keep copies of the listings you are sent?

We don’t keep them.

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

Contact State Library Administration sladmin@ncdcr.gov