The Library JobLine of Illinois is used by hundreds of job-seekers throughout the state. It is designed to help you locate qualified staff to fill current positions by announcing your job openings to a wide audience of library and information professionals and support staff. If you have any questions, please contact the person or institution listed for more information about the job listing.

  • Your job opening is advertised for $100. 
    ILA Institutional and Associate Members receive one complimentary job posting per calendar year. To post a job using your membership benefit, follow the steps below under Membership Benefit. If you are unsure if your organization qualifies or if you have already used the benefit, please email
  • Your job listing will appear on the ILA Web site for 30 days.
  • New posts are listed within two business days of receipt of your listing.
  • Links to new posts are shared on ILA's Twitter feed with the hashtag #ILAJobline.
  • Job posts are advertised in the ILA Alert

ILA Membership Benefit 
1) use the submit jobline listing button below to submit your posting
2) at check out, make sure to select the "bill me later" option
3) once you have submitted the job posting, email with your name, organization, and that you would like to use the organizational benefit
4) ILA staff are notified when the job listing has been submitted and will apply the benefit to the invoice
5) You will receive a copy of your receipt when ILA staff email to let you know your job listing is live

Submit a JobLine listing

Thank for your interest. Since 1981, the Library JobLine of Illinois has matched employers with job-seekers, and we are confident this service will find the right match for you. JobLine is sponsored by the Illinois Library Association and the Illinois Chapter of the Special Libraries Association.

Recent listings

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Springfield, IL, Posted on February 20, 2024
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Bridge to Faculty Digital Publishing Librarian | University of Illinois at Chicago, University Library
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