Employment Opportunities

If you are looking for a great job in a wonderful workplace, Marion Carnegie Library might be the place for you. As they become available, new job opportunities with the library will be posted here:

Current Openings:

Marion Carnegie Library is accepting applications for a dynamic and innovative Assistant Director position. This position will assist the Director in providing management, supervision and administration of the library.  The Assistant Director will provide excellent service by assisting patrons in accessing information, assisting patrons and staff with the use of technology, increasing the Library’s presence in the community, and improving and enhancing customer service. The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge and passion for current and evolving technologies along with an appreciation for traditional resources.

The successful applicant will assist the Library Director with policy development, budgeting, financial reports, project management and programs, public relations, staff training and development, and supervision of departments.

Marion Carnegie Library is a department of the City of Marion; has a staff of 15 full and part-time employees that are committed to public service; extensive programming; and a dedicated Friends of the Library group.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and five or more years of relevant and progressive responsibilities in staff supervision and working with the public is expected.

Salary: $33,000 - $37,000, plus excellent benefits.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a City of Marion employment application (http://cityofmarionil.gov/pdf/city%20of%20marion%20job-application.pdf), cover letter and resume to City Clerk Office, 1102 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959. For more information contact David Patton, Marion Carnegie Library Director at dpatton@marioncarnegielibrary.org.

City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.