Join Us

At the library, you’ll be part of a team whose customer service wins rave reviews. With over 50,000 visitors a month, our library is one of the most lively and popular places in town.

Current Job Openings

To apply online for jobs at the Champaign Public Library:

  • Check our list of Current job openings. Click listed job titles to learn more about the position, questions you’ll need to answer during the application process, and to apply.
  • Sign In. The first time you apply online with us you’ll be prompted to create an account – you’ll need an email address, username and password.  Save these for future use.
  • Please include 3 references, and all relevant education and experience; incomplete applications may be rejected.

Your online application is stored on a secure site. It can be used to apply for future library positions. Only authorized employees have access to your information.

Complete An Application Anytime

You can create and save an application anytime, then use it to apply for jobs as they become available at the library, or other city or government agencies. Click here to start.


We're not all Librarians!

See descriptions for all library jobs, and sign up to receive e-mails when jobs of interest to you are available.


Benefits, Retirement & savings

Eligible library employees receive insurance, vacation and sick leave. Benefit providers include Health Alliance, Delta Dental, Vision Service. Retirement savings are through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, IMRF. Employees can participate in the City of Champaign’s deferred compensation plan, administered by the ICMA Retirement Corporation and are eligible to participate in the Champaign Municipal Employees’ Credit Union.

FAQs About Applying


Get the answer to some of our more frequently asked questions.

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Check our Frequently Asked Questions page and
Online Employment Application Guide

If you still need help, contact our Administration Office, open weekdays 9 am to 5 pm, at 217/403–2050.

Need Computer Access?

Free computers are available at our Main Library and Douglass Branch during all open hours. Our staff can help you with your application process.