Selected Library Employment Resources for Florida

The sites linked below are primarily focused on library employment opportunities in the Tampa Bay region and/or Florida, although some are national in scope. This is not intended to be a comprehensive directory.

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Created by: Alicia Ellison /Web Committee

Last update: 6/06/2015


General employment listings; 

searches can be limited to library positions.


Listings and resources from

librarians and library organizations.

Clearwater, City of   Provides sign-up for alerts.

ALA: Furthering Your Library Career

Colleges in Florida    Employment sites of individual community/state colleges. Full- and part-time positions will be listed on their employment pages. "Universities in Florida (public and independent)" listed below

ALA JobList

ALA JobList Placement Center

Library Worklife Newsletter

EmployFlorida    Links all of Florida's state and local workforce services and resources through a partnership of the Dept of Economic Opportunity and CareerSource Florida, Inc. In the Search for a Job section, search for "librarian" or "library". Provides sign-ups for alerts, and other benefits for registered users.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Jobs by VITAE Browse by position type - or enter  library  as a keyword.

Gulfport, City of  

Florida Dept of State: Florida Library Jobs (MLS required) Florida library positions that require a graduate degree from an ALA-accredited program. Includes a resume posting service for persons with Master's degrees from ALA-accredited programs seeking positions in Florida's libraries. Provides sign-up for alerts.

Hillsborough County Civil Service For positions in the Tampa-Hillsborough Public Library System.

Florida Dept of State: Jobs in Florida Libraries (MLS not required) Searchable listing of Florida library positions that do NOT require a graduate library degree. Provides sign-up for alerts.

Indeed Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages.

Florida Library Association: Employment in Florida Libraries Florida library job listings and information about library jobs.

Largo, City of

Hiring Librarians    Blog created by a former "frustrated, job-hunting librarian" to provide a venue for "people who make hiring decisions to explain their enigmatic thinking." 

*** Check This Out: crowd-sourced resume review project for job hunters.

Manatee County Government Job Openings

I Need a Library Job “A community of information professionals working together to help you find a job!"

Pinellas Park, City of

LibGIG Professional networking website dedicated to bringing together everyone who accesses, organizes, creates, manages, produces or distributes information for a living.

St. Petersburg, City of   Provides sign-up for alerts.

Libjobs Job board service provided to Corporate, Public, Academic and K-12 Libraries.

Sarasota County Government Job Openings

New! Placement & Recruitment Firms (Library Jobs)  

Links to placement services, recruitment firms, and employment agencies that specialize in library / information services / records management positions. Many of these organizations accept resumes and list current job openings. 

Spelman & Johnson Group Search firm for administrator-level positions in higher education. Scroll down to find "Library" (the category will not be listed when the firm is not  seeking candidates for a library position).

Special Libraries Association - SLA Career Center

Universities in Florida (public and independent) Employment pages of Florida’s public and private universities. 

Independent Colleges & Universities Quick Link

USAJobs.Gov Government jobs.