Share the pride of a library career!
The Indianapolis Public Library
Attn: Human Resources
P.O. Box 211
Indianapolis, IN 46206-0211
As a dynamic leader among libraries within the state of Indiana, and with 24 locations serving Marion County, the Indianapolis Public Library is proud of its over 500 professional, dedicated and knowledgeable staff members. If you are looking for the opportunity to learn and grow, we believe you will find no better organization than the Indianapolis Public Library.
Nowhere else can you find as much encouragement and opportunity to contribute to the future of an organization and the community it serves, as well as your own career. Join the organization that owes its reputation for community service and innovation directly to the talent and ambition of its staff.
How to Apply
- To find a list of current openings, click on the Online Application link, or select "Current Openings" in the right sidebar of this page
- Select the position that you are interested in applying for
- You will be asked to fill out an application for each position you are interested in
- Resumes may be uploaded at the end of the application
Typical Career Opportunities
There are many different types of positions that make a library successful. Here are a few examples of some of the jobs at the Library.
Assist with sorting and re-shelving materials including books and a variety of other activities, which vary, based on location. These individuals must be at least 14 years of age and have completed their freshman year of high school.
Help patrons by checking materials in and out, taking applications for Library cards, reserving materials that are currently in use, and helping patrons with overdue materials. These individuals must have completed high school or have a G.E.D. and possess basic computer skills.
Public Service Associates
Provide ready reference assistance and various patron services. These individuals must have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of previous customer service experience.
Public Services Librarians
Have extensive knowledge of specialized print and electronic resources, knowledge and maintenance of the collection, plans, schedules and implementation of programming, fosters community partnerships as appropriate to promote and improve library services and works to ensure that the Library’s public service priorities are met. Librarians must have a master's degree in library science (MLS).
Performs routine cleaning, as well as maintenance duties, in order to ensure a clean and safe environment for patrons, staff and other visitors to their assigned Library facilities. Performs routine delivery, shipment, and unloading of materials and mail. These individuals must have a valid driver's license and good driving record.