Academic360.comAcademic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to over 3,000 faculty, staff and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.
Against the Grain: Job BankFind professional career opportunities around the country posted at Against the Grain, which includes the latest news about libraries, publishers, book jobbers, and subscription agents.
ALA JobLISTA job bank and resource center maintained by the ALA.
Archives GigPeriodically updated blog of recent archives-related job postings. Contains descriptions for positions in the United States and beyond. Users can also sort postings using the tags attached to each job description.
LibGigA very useful website that provides all types of librarian job postings, including postings that move beyond traditional librarianship.
Library Journal Job ZoneJob Zone for Library Journal and School Library Journal enables you to locate and apply to jobs, manage your company profile, post and edit your own job listings, and allows job seekers to apply directly via the site.
Library of Congress OpportunitiesThe Library of Congress offers many exciting opportunities for those seeking employment, internships or fellowships, or volunteer positions. Learn about all of these opportunities and working for the federal government at this site.
Maine Library JobsFrom the Maine State Library, use this tool to search for jobs in Maine by position type, either MLS (Master of Library Science) or non-MLS or by library type (Academic, Public, School, or Special).
NASIG JobsProvides serials-related job announcements and other resources.
New England Higher Education Recruitment ConsortiumHERC is a non-profit consortium of over 600 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.
Society of American Archivists Online Career CenterProvides a free and confidential resume posting service, job listings, job agents to receive updates, and a secure account to preview applications before applying as well as to save job announcements to a personal folder.
ACRL Residency Interest GroupThis interest group of the Association of College and Research Libraries aims to centralize information and maintain a directory of residency programs.
ARL Job/Residency/Internship ListingsFrom the Association of Research Libraries, this is a searchable database of job, residency, and internship opportunities submitted by academic and research libraries and related institutions.
Boston Athenaeum"The Boston Athenæum is one of the oldest and most distinguished independent libraries and cultural institutions in the United States" and periodically offers internships and fellowships.
Library of Congress: Internships and FellowshipsThis page includes a searchable database of the many internship, fellowship, and volunteer program opportunities throughout the Library of Congress. Select your interests and qualifications, select the "Search" button, and view the programs at the bottom of the screen.
National Digital Stewardship ResidencySponsored by the Library of Congress, residents of the NDSR program have the opportunity to develop, apply, and advance their digital stewardship knowledge and skills in real-world settings.
National Park Service: Jobs for StudentsThere are thousands of opportunities for high school, college, and graduate school students to work with the National Park Service, including at the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, MA.
Connecticut Library Association (CLA)Connecticut's professional organization of librarians, library staff, friends, and trustees working together: to improve library service to Connecticut, to advance the interests of librarians, library staff, and librarianship, and to increase public awareness of libraries and library services.
Maine Library AssociationThe Maine Library Association was established in 1891 to promote library interest in the State of Maine. Over the years, MLA’s membership has grown to over 400 librarians, support staff and library supporters.
Massachusetts Library Association (MLA)The MLA was founded in 1890 to advocate for libraries and librarians across the Commonwealth by providing leadership, legislative advocacy, professional development, networking opportunities and the defense of intellectual freedom.
Massachusetts School Library AssociationThe MSLA is organized for the purpose of providing education, training, information, and assistance to students, teachers, and librarians in the area of library media programs and educational technologies.
New England ArchivistsNew England Archivists is a regional organization of people who organize, describe, preserve, and provide access to historical records in a variety of formats. It offers educational opportunities and provides venues for professional and volunteer archivists to gather and share experiences with colleagues.
New England Library Association (NELA)The New England Library Association is a regional organization whose membership represents a wide range of library‑related interests. Its objectives are to initiate, plan and support regional activities; to encourage the exchange of ideas; and to cooperate with regional and national agencies having related interests.
New Hampshire Library Association (NHLA)NHLA is a professional association of library personnel, trustees, and library supporters whose purpose is to advance the interests of its members through advocacy on library issues and increasing public awareness of library service and to support the professional development of its members.
Rhode Island Library Association (RILA)The Rhode Island Library Association is a professional association of Librarians, Library Staff, Trustees, and library supporters whose purpose is to promote the profession of librarianship and to improve the visibility, accessibility, responsiveness and effectiveness of library and information services throughout Rhode Island.
Vermont Library Association (VLA)The Vermont Library Association (VLA) is an educational organization working to develop, promote, and improve library and information services and librarianship in the state of Vermont.
National and Beyond
American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)The American Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information. Today, with nearly 5,000 members, the Association represents law librarians and related professionals who are affiliated with a wide range of institutions: law firms; law schools; corporate legal departments; courts; and local, state, and federal government agencies.
American Library Association (ALA)The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world, providing association information, news, events, and advocacy resources for members, librarians, and library users.
Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)ALISE's mission is to promote innovation and excellence in research, teaching, and service for educators and scholars in Library and Information Science and cognate disciplines internationally through leadership, collaboration, advocacy, and dissemination of research.
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 125 research libraries at comprehensive, research institutions in the US and Canada that share similar research missions, aspirations, and achievements.
Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)The Black Caucus of the American Library Association serves as an advocate for the development, promotion, and improvement of library services and resources to the nation's African American community; and provides leadership for the recruitment and professional development of African American librarians.
Council on Library & Information ResourcesCLIR forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.
Library Information Technology Association (LITA)As the center of expertise about information technology, the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) leads in exploring and enabling new technologies to empower libraries. LITA members use the promise of technology to deliver dynamic library collections and services.
Medical Library Association (MLA)The MLA's mission is to enhance and expand the knowledge and skills of health information professionals; advocate new directions and roles for the profession that respond to changing health needs in society; advance health information research and evidence-based practice; and uphold and promote the Code of Ethics for Health Sciences Librarians.
Music Library Association (MLA)The MLA encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives and documentation centers in supporting and facilitating the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation and music library and information science at national and international levels.
REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish SpeakingREFORMA has actively sought to promote the development of library collections to include Spanish-language and Latino oriented materials; the recruitment of more bilingual and bicultural library professionals and support staff; the development of library services and programs that meet the needs of the Latino community; the establishment of a national information and support network among individuals who share our goals; the education of the U.S. Latino population in regards to the availability and types of library services; and lobbying efforts to preserve existing library resource centers serving the interests of Latinos.
Society of American Archivists (SAA)The Society of American Archivists is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association. SAA promotes the values and diversity of archives and archivists. They are the preeminent source of professional resources and the principal communication hub for American archivists.
Special Libraries Association (SLA)The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners.
Produce and distribute information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of Congress, the White House, and other Federal agencies in digital and print formats.
Provide for permanent public access to Federal Government information at no charge through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) and govinfo.
Operate distribution centers in Laurel, MD and Pueblo, CO that fulfill orders for Government publications.
ALA: Academic Interview ProcessA detailed article by by Nanako Kodaira from American Library Association. Describes what job seekers should do once at the interview, but also the do's and don'ts of before meeting employers, as well as how to professional conclude the interview process.
ALA International Relations OfficeProvides information on library employment and foreign credentials, international associations/organizations/conferences, awards/grants/exchanges and more about ALA's international activities.
Finding a Non-Traditional Career PathPart of a series of posts from the Special Library Association, this article offers advice to LIS professionals who might be interested in non-traditional career paths.
Getting Started with Placement AgenciesThis page from San Jose State University includes a large amount of helpful information, from tips for working with placement agencies to lists and links to library-focused agencies.
LIS Resume ResourcesA very thorough page from Florida State's College of Communication and Information.
Non-Traditional Jobs for LibrariansFrom the ALA, a list of nontraditional career paths for librarians (e.g. librarians could work in the usability, competitive research, and database administration fields).
Recruitment AgenciesMaintained by the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, this page provides a list of library-related recruitment agencies.
Directory of ALA-Accredited Master's Programs in Library and Information StudiesThe directory, available in four unique formats, provides information about library and information studies programs that are accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). The ALA Office for Accreditation publishes the directory annually, and provides the opportunity for programs to update their entries when information changes.
Library Science DegreesAn online resource decided solely to library and information science, education, and careers.
ALA: Financial Assistance for Library and Information StudiesAn annual directory of awards from state library agencies, national and state library associations, local libraries, academic institutions, and foundations who give some form of financial assistance for undergraduate and/or graduate education programs in library and information studies.
Useful for academic and public library directors and human resources staff for hiring and promotions, and librarians seeking employment, this report summarizes salaries paid as of March 15, 2012, to staff in six position categories: directors/deans, associate/assistant directors, department heads, managers of support staff, librarians who do not supervise and beginning librarians.