Employment Opportunities

Visit the Executive Director/City Library job description and application instructions webpage for more information about that position.

Open Positions

Volunteer Coordinator/Library Ambassador
- Job Description
- Civil Service Classification and Application

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director/City Librarian
- Job Description
- Civil Service Classification and Application

Youth Services Supervisor
- Job Description
- Civil Service Classification and Application

Application Process:

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

Step 1 - Complete the Civil Service Commission Application for Employment by clicking on the Civil Service Classification and Application link above. The Civil Service Commission will evaluate the application. Those who are eligible are placed on the Civil Service register for the position.

For additional information about Step 1 of the application process or the Civil Service register, please contact the Civil Service Commission.

Step 2 - The Library's Human Resource Department will identify outstanding talent based on Civil Service applicants and contact applicants selected for interviews. Once a candidate is selected, an employment decision will be finalized.

For additional information, please email the Human Resources department:

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