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Join Our Team

The Aurora Public Library District is looking for customer driven people to join our team and assist us in providing the very best service to the community. We are dedicated to supporting lifelong learning and access to information, knowledge and ideas. If you are interested in joining our team, browse through the job postings and complete the downloadable employment application.

Current Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Due to the volume of employment applications, we are unable to respond to inquiries regarding your employment application or discuss available positions. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

About the Aurora Public Library District

    Aurora Public Library (APL) is the place where Aurora comes together to discover, create, connect, and succeed. APLD promotes lifelong learning by providing opportunities for self-directed personal growth and development. The library meets the informational needs of our residents while also functioning as a technology center and a community cultural hub through our programs, collections, and other resources.

    For more information about the history of Aurora Public Library District click here.

    About Us

    • We have 3 locations & a bookmobile
    • 150 Employees
    • Annual Budget of $10.5 million
    • 540,000 items owned

    Annually:

    • 1.5 million items circulated
    • 700,000 visitors
    • 100,000 desktop computer sessions
    • 1 million wifi sessions
    • 70,000 program attendees

    About Aurora,IL

    • The City of Lights

    • 2nd largest city in Illinois

    • 4 counties within the city

    • Population: 201,110 *

    • Accessible to 5 interchanges

    • Chicago Premium Outlets

    • 8 Museums

    • Fun fact: Wayne's World (1992) is a buddy film set in Aurora

    For more information about Aurora, visit aurora-il.org.

    Benefits

    For more information about our benefits, please contact our HR Director

    Who makes up our team?

    LIBRARIANS

    Provide reference and readers’ advisory services.  Plan, develop, market, promote and ensure delivery of library programs. Manage library collection.

     

    Requires a masters degree in library science (MLS/MLIS)

    REFERENCE ASSISTANT

    Provide reference, readers’ advisory, outreach and programming services for library customers.

     

    Requires a bachelors degree or a Library

    Technical Assistant (LTA) certificate

    DIGITAL SERVICE ASSISTANT

    Assist customers to access and use technology tools and other library resources.

     

    Requires a high school diploma/GED and computer support experience

    TECHNICAL SERVICES ASSISTANT

    Physically prepare books for the library collection. 

     

    Requires high school diploma/GED

    CLERKS

    Assist customers to manage their accounts, solve problems and access library materials.

     

    Requires high school diploma/GED

    MATERIALS AIDES

    Check in and shelve materials. Assist with maintenance of library collection.

     

    No educational requirements – must be at least 16 years old.

    OTHER LIBRARY JOBS

    • Administrative Assistants

    • Network Support Assistants

    • Custodians/Maintenance 

    • Couriers/Drivers

    Jobs that may require college degree or advanced degree:

    • Operations/Administration/Finance Manager

    • Human Resources Manager

    • Communications Manager

    • Information Technology Manager

    • Training Manager

    • Facilities Manager

    • Outreach Manager