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February 14, 2016

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Library Closed Monday, Feb. 15

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 15.

 

Possible service interruption in online Library services Feb. 13 - 14

The Library will be performing maintenance on our network. While we are not expecting service interruptions during this period, there might be brief interruptions in online services. You will be able to search the Bibliocommons catalog, but may not be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) may experience outages as well. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also may be affected.

Library Job Listings

Continuous Recruitment Process (CRP)

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
  • Librarian, Childrens' Services
  • Librarian, Teen 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 #25-15 Capital Improvement Project Manager

IC #42-15 Deputy Director

IC #03-16 Lead Data Services Specialist - Library Foundation

 

Student Assistant Program

The Student Assistant Program is not currently accepting applications.

 

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