Employment Opportunities

The staff at the New Orleans Public Library is one of the library’s greatest assets.

View the current New Orleans Public Library Job Listings


How to Apply

The New Orleans Public Library System is a part of Orleans parish government and abides by the rules and regulations of the City of New Orleans and the Civil Service Commission. Full-time and part-time employees are hired through the Library after being certified as being eligible for the classification for which they applied.

Please follow the application process by completing both the Civil Service Commission application and New Orleans Public Library application.

(1) Complete the Civil Service Commission Application for Employment. The Civil Service Commission will evaluate the application in light of the qualifications of the position for which you are applying. Once it has been determined that you are eligible, your name is placed on the register list. Click the link to start the process: Civil Service Commission Application for Employment

For additional information, please contact the Civil Service Commission:
City Hall - 1300 Perdido Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-658-3500

(2) Complete the New Orleans Public Library Application for Employment. The Human Resource Department will identify outstanding talent. The Library will contact applicants to schedule interviews. Once a candidate is selected, an employment decision will be finalized.

For additional information, please contact the Human Resources department:
NOPL Human Resources, 219 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112
hr@nolalibrary.org