Work for the Library

The Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace.

Current Open Positions

To view a job description or apply for a position, please click "Apply Now" below. You must have an active email address to apply for a position.



  • Library Collections Coordinator                              Apply by: 01/27/19
  • Library Services Spec. II - Steele Creek               Apply by: 01/27/19


  • Library Aide (Multiple Locations) - Please apply for ongoing consideration

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Employee Relations

The Library has a strict policy prohibiting harassment, violence, threats, physical attack, property damage or any other actions that may create a hostile work environment.

Employees attend safety-related training, and each location's safety procedures are continuously reviewed. Library security officers work closely with the Charlotte Police Department.


The Library strives to offer competitive compensation packages. All employees are eligible for annual salary increases. Employees and their managers develop individualized work plans used to establish clear goals and provide guidance to the employee. Performance excellence is a continuous, collaborative process.

All Library positions are regularly reviewed to determine fair market-based compensation.


The Library is committed to keeping employees informed of current trends and technologies in order to provide reliable and accurate information to patrons. Training opportunities are available for all employees through classroom courses, e-learning, conferences and seminars.


Employees in regular full-time positions are eligible for benefits.

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Medical, dental, and vision insurance is available to eligible employees. The Library provides medical and dental insurance through CIGNA. Vision coverage is administered by United HealthCare Vision.

Life Insurance

Life Insurance is available to eligible employees in various amounts of coverage.


The Library contributes to the NC Local Employee's Retirement System and eligible employees contribute 6% of their gross wages into the system. Employees are fully vested after 5 years of membership.


The Library offers a 401(k) program through Prudential Insurance Company.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Library provides confidential help for personal, work-related and family problems through a partnership with Business Health Services. There is no cost to the employee or family member.


Eligible employees begin earning vacation credit on their first day of employment. Up to 30 days of unused vacation may be transferred from one year to the next.

Sick Leave

Eligible employees begin earning sick leave credit on their first day of employment. Full-time employees who do not use any sick leave for 7 pay periods earn 4 additional vacation hours.


All employees are provided free parking at Library branches and at select lots in the uptown area for Main and ImaginOn employees.


The Library provides a series of paid holidays.