This page includes regionally-based job listings for the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
See also the listings for individual libraries located in one of these states.

Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates

  • Scope: This executive search firm is exclusively devoted to academic, public, school, and special libraries. Detailed information and links on all current searches can be located at its website.
  • Updated: As new searches are initiated or concluded.
  • Sponsor: Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates
  • Instructions: Positions contained on this website are primarily for U.S. institutions. Contact information is listed on the website.

CARLI Library Job Announcements

  • Scope: Jobs at member institutions belonging to CARLI, the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are posted.
  • Sponsor: CARLI, Champaign, Illinois.

Corbus Library Consultants

  • Scope: Library director recruitment services for public libraries, mostly in Ohio and the Midwest.
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are open.  Filled positions are also listed.
  • Sponsor: Corbus Library Consultants, Chesterland, Ohio.

Daniel Boone Regional Library System Employment Opportunities

  • Scope: Positions at libraries within the Daniel Boone Regional Library (including Boone and Callaway counties in central Missouri).
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsor: Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO.

Hartzell-Mika Consulting, LLC

  • Scope: Library positions, predominantly in management
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are submitted. 
  • Sponsor: Hartzell-Mika Consulting, an "executive search firm focused solely on securing highly-qualified candidates for academic, public, and special library administrative and management positions."  Most are in Michigan.

IACRL Job Board

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

Illinois Heartland Library System: Library Jobs

  • Scope: Jobs at member libraries within the Heartland Library System, Illinois, which covers southern and east central IL, as well as occasional positions in nearby areas (like western Indiana)
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are posted; usually several times/month
  • Sponsor: Heartland Library System, which was formed in 2011 and includes libraries formerly belonging to the Lewis & Clark, Lincoln Trail, Rolling Prairie, and Shawnee Library Systems.  See RAILS, below, for northern and west central IL jobs

Illinois Library Association Jobline

  • Scope: Library positions within Illinois (and occasionally adjoining states)
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available
  • Sponsor: Illinois Library Association

Indianhead Federated Library System Employment Opportunities

  • Scope: Library positions within the Indianhead Federated Library System, headquartered in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  IFLS includes libraries in 10 west-central Wisconsin counties.
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available.
  • Sponsor: Indianhead Federated Library System

Iowa Library Joblist

  • Scope: Jobs at Iowa libraries
  • Updated: Not stated
  • Sponsor: State Library of Iowa

Jobs in Indiana Libraries

  • Scope: Libraries within Indiana
  • Updated: At least biweekly.
  • Sponsor: State Library of Indiana

John Keister & Associates

  • Scope: Executive search firm for public, academic, research, and special libraries.
  • Updated: As searches progress
  • Sponsor:  John Keister & Associates, Vernon Hills, Illinois

Kansas Library Association: Job Bank

  • Scope: Kansas-area libraries
  • Updated: As notices are received, at least once a month.
  • Sponsor: Kansas Library Association

The Library Network: Job Opportunities

  • Scope: Professional and paraprofessional positions at libraries belonging to The Library Network, a consortium of libraries in southeast Michigan. The Library Network is the largest library consortium in Michigan, serving residents located throughout Wayne, Washtenaw, Oakland, St. Clair and Livingston counties.
  • Updated: Whenever new postings are available. Links to job pages at several individual libraries in TLN are also here.
  • Sponsor: The Library Network

Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) Job Postings

  • Scope: School library media positions, predominantly within Michigan, though the job list occasionally lists positions in other states
  • Updated: As available.
  • Sponsor: Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME)

Michigan Library Association Jobline

  • Scope: Michigan libraries only
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsor: Michigan Library Association

Mid-America Library Alliance (MALA) Job Link

  • Scope: Jobs at libraries belonging to MALA, "an active consortia consisting of nearly 900 library systems throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Illinois, Colorado, Wyoming, Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas and Oklahoma."
  • Updated: Several times weekly.
  • Sponsor: MALA, headquartered in Independence, MO

Minnesota Library Association Job Postings

  • Scope: Library job ads from member organizations.
  • Updated: As available.
  • Sponsor: Minnesota Library Association

Minnesota Library Jobline

  • Scope: Job announcements for librarians, information specialists, and school media specialists in Minnesota. May include jobs from nearby states.
  • Updated: Weekly, as new postings are added. Listings may be added to the JobLine via a form.
  • Sponsor: Metronet (a library organization serving the Twin Cities).

Missouri Library Association Jobline

  • Scope:  Library positions are posted by both member libraries and non-member libraries
  • Updated:  Whenever new positions are available
  • Sponsor:  Missouri Library Association

Mountain Plains Library Association Jobline

  • Scope: Positions at libraries within the following states:   Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available, usually at least several times per week.  Joblines from other states (Arizona, Colorado) are posted here as well.
  • Sponsor: Mountain Plains Library Association

Nebraska Library Commission: Now Hiring @ Your Library

  • Scope: Nebraska and surrounding states
  • Updated: As available
  • Sponsor: Nebraska State Library

NEO-RLS Employment Resources

  • Scope: Positions at member libraries and other educational institutions
  • Updated: As received.
  • Sponsor: Northeast Ohio Regional Library System (formerly Cleveland Area Metro Library System)

Ohio Library Council: OLC Jobline

  • Scope: Positions currently available at Ohio libraries - all levels
  • Updated: Weekly
  • Sponsor: Ohio Library Council

Ohio Library Jobs

  • Scope: Libraries within Ohio
  • Updated: Not stated. Most recent jobs are listed last.
  • Sponsor: OHIONET, Columbus, OH. OHIONET is a not-for-profit membership organization that serves more than 370 libraries within the state.
  • Instructions Also contains openings at OHIONET itself, if positions are available.

RAILS: Reaching Across Illinois Library System - Library Jobs Board

  • Scope: Positions at libraries in northern and west central Illinois
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsor: RAILS, one of two statewide library systems in Illinois.  In 2011, RAILS was formed from the merger of the Alliance, DuPage, Metropolitan, North Suburban, and Prairie Area library systems.  See Illinois Heartland Library System, above, for southern and east central Illinois jobs.

SLA Cleveland Chapter Job Postings

  • Scope: Special library positions in the Cleveland area.
  • Updated: Not stated.  Check dates; jobs aren't posted here very often.
  • Sponsor: Cleveland Chapter, Special Libraries Association

SLA Michigan Chapter: Job Postings

  • Scope: Special library positions in Michigan
  • Updated: Not stated
  • Sponsor: Michigan Chapter, Special Libraries Association

SLA Wisconsin Chapter: Job Postings

  • Scope: Special library positions in Wisconsin
  • Updated: Includes directions for signing up to an email list for job ads (members only)
  • Sponsor: Wisconsin Chapter, Special Libraries Association

St. Charles City-County Library District Employment Opportunities

  • Scope: Libraries in St. Charles County, Missouri.
  • Updated: Not stated; weekly?
  • Sponsor: St. Charles City-County Library

South Dakota Library Positions

  • Scope: Library positions in South Dakota
  • Updated: Not stated
  • Sponsor: South Dakota Library Association

Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries (SWON) Job Openings

  • Scope: Library positions in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky
  • Updated: As received
  • Sponsor: SWON Libraries (formerly Greater Cincinnati Library Consortium), which serves 46 public, academic, school, and special libraries in southern Ohio, and Cincinnati Area SLA.  RSS feed available.

State of Wisconsin: Library Positions

  • Scope: Academic, public, public library system, school media, and special library positions in Wisconsin.
  • Updated: Whenever new listings are available.
  • Sponsor: State of Wisconsin.  Try browsing this site under Education, or searching this site for the keywords "library" or "librarian".

Wisconsin Valley Library Service Job Opportunities

  • Scope: Libraries in Clark, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida and Taylor counties, Wisconsin.
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are available.
  • Sponsor: WI Valley Library Service

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