Academic Careers Online

  • Scope: A global site for posting jobs, finding jobs and posting resumes in higher education and academia. Includes full and part-time teaching, library, and administrative jobs at colleges and universities around the world.
  • Updated: As soon as new job postings are entered.
  • Sponsor: Academic Careers Online
  • Instructions: Applicants can for free search for job openings, post their resumes, and request automatic e-mail notifications when jobs matching their interests are posted. To start searching: click on "Applicants enter here" then click "Search Jobs" and click on Library Sciences, Administrative positions, and/or Executive & senior managerial positions. To post a resume and/or receive e-mail notifications click on "Applicants enter here" then Log in.

Association of Research Libraries (ARL): Career Resources

  • Scope: Position vacancies in one of the North American research institutions belonging to ARL; in addition, ARL will also advertise postings at non-member libraries for a fee.
  • Updated: "Regularly." Jobs remain on this site for a 45-day period.
  • Sponsor: Association of Research Libraries

California Academic and Research Libraries Job Listings

  • Scope: Academic and research libraries in CA
  • Updated: Frequency not stated; check dates to make sure positions are current
  • Sponsor: California chapter of ACRL, the Association of College and Research Libraries

Chronicle of Higher Education - "Academe This Week"

  • Scope: Academic libraries nationwide
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsor: Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Instructions:
    To locate librarian jobs, type the word "librarian" in the search box that appears in the "Search Jobs" box on this page.  If you're looking for faculty positions in a library school, try "library" or "library science" instead.

College and Research Libraries News Online (part of ALA JobList)

  • Scope: All postings from each month's American Libraries and College & Research Libraries News, as well as position announcements that appear online only.  Jobs are searchable by keyword and state/province. Both job seekers and employers may create accounts within JobLIST.
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsors: American Library Association, Association of College and Research Libraries, and ALA's Office for Human Resources Development and Recruitment

EDUCAUSE Job Opportunities

  • Scope: Library and other positions related to information resources, at institutes of higher education around the country. Most library positions listed here are in upper management.
  • Updated: When new positions are available
  • Sponsor: EDUCAUSE (an organization formed by the merger of EDUCOM and CAUSE)

Greater Western Library Alliance

  • Scope: Librarian positions within a "consortium of 29 research libraries located in the greater Midwest & Western US."
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsor: Greater Western Library Alliance Library Administration

  • Scope: Librarian positions at higher education institutions, including faculty positions.  You may also do a search for "librarian" or "library" from the main page.
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsor:

IACRL Job Board

  • Scope: Jobs at academic libraries in Illinois
  • Sponsor: The Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries (IACRL).  Ads are free to post.

Inside Higher Ed

  • Scope: Library positions in higher ed. Search for jobs by keyword.
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available
  • Sponsor: Inside Higher Ed, "the online source for news, opinion and career advice and services for all of higher education" (per their website)

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