Career Resources

The resources listed on these pages will help you prepare for your job search and locate a new library position.

  • ALA JobLIST: searchable job openings in libraries with filters by library type, job function, job type, and state/location; ALA members can also subscribe to job alerts and post resume online for employers to find.
  • LITA Jobs: list of job openings organized by region with new jobs posted every week.
  • ALA’s Career Development Resources: contains career assessments, information on job searching, cover letters, resumes, interviews, networking, salaries, career advice, and a career development resource guide.
  • Resume Reviews: ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT) offers a resume review service for NMRT members.  Many state library associations also offer a resume review service or similar assistance through a mentoring program.