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Continuous Recruitment Process (CRP)

The Library accepts applications and resumes for selected positions on a continuous basis. Please submit an application for a specific job listed below.



Based on need, the Library may temporarily suspend or limit accepting applications. The CRP open application period for the following classifications is currently suspended:


  • Librarian, Adult Services
  • Library Associate I
  • Library Associate II
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*Those currently in the Librarian, Adult Services, Library Associate I, Library Associate II and CRP will continue to remain active.


Traditional Recruitment Process

Please submit an application for a specific job listed below. If no jobs are listed, there are no jobs available at this time.


IC #40-14 Building Engineer 

IC #20-15 Director of Library Programs and Services


Student Assistant Program

This program provides an opportunity for students to gain valuable work experience and mentorship at the Library. During open application periods, applicants are asked to submit a Student Assistant Employment Application, a cover letter, proof of school enrollment and a reference from a educator/employer (form included in the application). The Eligibility Requirements for Students include (1.) students are at least 16 years old at the time of application, (2.) students must be enrolled in high school, college, vocational/technical school, or a G.E.D. program. (Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree program are not eligible.), and (3.) students must be enrolled at least half-time (at least five credits for college students), three out of four quarters of the school year. 


The Student Assistant Program application is now open through 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 30, 2015. If you'd like to apply for this program, you can access the online bulletin and application here. Please have electronic versions of your cover letter, proof of enrollment and educator/employer referral form (available in the online bulletin) ready to upload to your profile so that they can be attached to your application.


The Seattle Public Library proudly supports diversity and inclusion in its employment practices.