Jobs at the Library

red flowers, tables, library patio, sunny day

At the library, you’ll be part of a team whose customer service wins rave reviews. With over 60,000 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  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.
  • Include  3 references and all relevant education and experience.

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

Complete an application any time

You can create and save an application any time, 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 emails 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, and EyeMed.

Retirement savings are through the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF). Visit the IMRF  Employer Cost & Participant Information webpage for more information.

Employees can participate in the City of Champaign’s deferred compensation plan, administered by the ICMA Retirement Corporation.

Organizational chart

Library Organizational Chart


If you think volunteering might be right for you, please check out our volunteer opportunities.

Library Practicum

Choose the Champaign Public Library as your  location to gain practical work experience through our  practicum program.


The current pay range for each type of position is  available as a salary schedule.

Questions? Ask us.


Questions? Ask Us.