General Sources

InfoCurrent

  • Scope: Positions at libraries that are listed with InfoCurrent, a recruitment firm that places library personnel at all levels in permanent and temporary jobs nationwide.  Offices in  Boston, Chicago, NYC and Washington, DC.  Most positions are in the special library arena, but others are in academia, medical libraries, governmental libraries, non-profits, etc.
  • Updated: Only open positions are listed.
  • Sponsor: InfoCurrent
  • Instructions: To search for jobs, choose Employment Opportunities.

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

Library Associates Companies

  • Scope: Current jobs available through Library Associates, a library staffing and recruitment firm established in 1986.  Their focus is national in scope, with offices in California, Denver, and Washington, DC. Government positions are a specialty.  Library Associates welcomes resumes from new and experienced library personnel.  (Cross listed under All Libraries, Special Libraries, Federal Libraries, Pacific, Western, and Atlantic States; many new positions will also appear on the Combined Job Postings page.)
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available. Jobs remain listed until filled.
  • Sponsor: Library Associates Companies

SLA Career Services Online

  • Scope: Special library positions across the US
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available.
  • Sponsor: Special Libraries Association
  • Instructions: Choose "search for a job" on the left-hand side.  This site is now available to all librarians, not SLA members only.

Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals Job Openings

  • Scope: Research analyst, intelligence specialist, information specialist, etc., positions
  • Updated: Daily, or whenever new jobs are available
  • Sponsor: Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals
  • Instructions: Though the job titles may be unfamiliar, look closely at the job announcements; many require or prefer an MLS or library experience. All open positions are listed, with the most recent first.

Art Libraries & Museums

Art Libraries Society of North America Job Opportunities

  • Scope: All type of library positions dealing with art, architecture, and other visual resources; some in libraries, some in museums.
  • Updated: Whenever new openings are available.
  • Sponsor: ARLIS/NA

Museum Jobs

  • Scope: International career opportunities in museums, galleries, and libraries. Separate sections on US and UK jobs will be coming soon.
  • Updated: Whenever new openings are available.
  • Sponsor: Museumjobs.com (based in Scotland)

Law Libraries & Positions

Americal Association of Law Libraries: Career Center

  • Scope: Law library positions only
  • Updated: Weekly
  • Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries

Arizona Association of Law Libraries Job Offerings

  • Scope: Law library positions within Arizona; includes paraprofessional positions
  • Updated: Varies
  • Sponsor: Arizona Association of Law Libraries
  • Instructions: Check to make sure postings are current.

Atlanta Law Libraries Association Joblist

  • Scope: Law library positions in the Atlanta, Georgia area
  • Updated: Dates of job ads are not stated.  Best to call to see whether jobs are still open.
  • Sponsor: Atlanta Law Libraries Association

Colorado Association of Law Libraries Job Postings

  • Scope: Law library positions within Colorado
  • Updated: Varies; check dates of postings to ensure currency
  • Sponsor: CoALL, the Colorado Association of Law Libraries

Law Librarians Society of Washington, DC, Inc. Jobline

  • Scope: Positions at law librarians in the Washington, DC, area
  • Updated: Weekly
  • Sponsor: LLSDC

NOCALL Job Postings

  • Scope: Law library positions in Northern California
  • Updated: As jobs become available.
  • Sponsor: Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)

SANDALL Placement Information

  • Scope: Law library positions in southern California (not limited to the San Diego area)
  • Updated: As jobs become available.
  • Sponsor: San Diego Association of Law Libraries (SANDALL)

SCALL Job Postings

  • Scope: Law library positions in southern California
  • Updated: As jobs become available.
  • Sponsor: Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL)

SEAALL Job Postings

  • Scope: Position announcements from all types of libraries.
  • Updated: Several positions are posted to this mailing list each week; most are law- or business-related.
  • Sponsor: Southeastern Association of Law Libraries (of the American Association of Law Libraries)

Medical / Health Science Libraries

Medical Library Association's Job Postings

  • Scope: Postings taken from MLA News; medical library positions.
  • Updated: Whenever a new issue of MLA News is available (monthly; bimonthly in summer?)
  • Sponsor: Medical Library Association

Music Libraries

Major Orchestra Librarians Association: Job Openings

  • Scope: Orchestra librarian positions.
  • Updated: When new jobs are available (sporadically).  Check dates if possible - they aren't always stated.
  • Sponsor: Major Orchestra Librarians Association

Music Library Association: Employment and Education

  • Scope: Positions in music libraries
  • Updated: Daily
  • Sponsor: Music Library Association

News Libraries

Current News Library Job Openings

  • Scope: Primarily news researchers and archivists; jobs typically at newspapers across North America
  • Updated: Monthly.
  • Sponsor: Special Library Association News Division

Serials Positions

North American Serials Interest Group Job Listings

  • Scope: Serials and related positions (usually technical services), mostly in North America
  • Updated: Whenever new jobs are posted.
  • Sponsor: North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)
  • Instructions: This site collects job postings related to serials and related positions (cataloging, acquisitions) taken from 7-8 listserv lists, including PACS-L, ACQNET, SERIALST. Interested parties may also submit new positions for posting; see directions at site.

Theological Libraries / Libraries with Religious Affiliations

American Theological Libraries Association

  • Scope: Positions available at theological libraries
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available.
  • Sponsor: ATLA (American Theological Libraries Association)

Association of Christian Librarians (ACL): Career Opportunities

  • Scope: Positions available at institutions belonging to ACL, which include seminaries and Christian colleges and universities.
  • Updated: Whenever new positions are available.
  • Sponsor: Association of Christian Librarians

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