Furthering your library career...


In an effort to assist librarians and library workers find employment, ALA and its units list available positions in a variety of formats.  Listed below are a number of resources for job seekers.  Each site also gives information for employers wishing to list available positions.

  • JobLIST
    Your #1 source for careers in Library & Information Science and Technology.  Online job ads, career resources, and more from C&RL News, American Libraries, and ALA's Human Resources Development and Recruitment.
  • Library & Information Technology Association (LITA) Job Site
    Jobs in Library Information & Technology.
  • Placement Center
    Operates in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter Meetings, ALA Annual Conferences, and National Conferences of ALA units/groups. Employers conduct on-site interviews and career guidance workshops along with resume review services are provided for jobseekers.

Employment resources

ALA's Office for  Human Resource Development and Recruitment (HRDR) has compiled a variety of resources for library employees and human resource professionals.