Work with us

Join our team at Multnomah County Library 

Multnomah County Library is Oregon's largest public library, serving nearly one-fifth of the state's population. A nationally recognized institution, Multnomah County Library is a learning organization with a strong commitment to continuous quality improvement and exceptional customer service. The library actively recruits persons from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to enhance service to its diverse community.

Current job openings

R-13994 Bilingual Chinese Library Assistant
Recruitment closes: Sunday, March 10, 2024

R-13821 Limited Duration Library Organizational Development Specialist
Recruitment closes: Sunday, February 25, 2024

R-13805 Black Cultural Competency Youth Librarian
Recruitment closes: Open until filled

R-13764 Bilingual Spanish Youth Librarians
Recruitment closes: Open until filled

Application process

We are excited you are interested in working with us! Apply for a  library job by visiting Multnomah County’s jobs page, and search for “Library.”

To help your application stand out, try these application tips.

It can take 90 days or more to hire someone. Please see the selection process page for information on how applications are processed. We will communicate regularly along the way. If you have questions about the process, please contact the recruiter listed on the job announcement.

Benefits

Multnomah County employees enjoy a wide variety of benefits.

Competitive wages

The library offers competitive wages at every job classification and works with Multnomah County to ensure market competitiveness.

Medical and dental coverage

Choose from multiple comprehensive plan options for you and your family. 

Paid leave

  • Vacation time, increasing with length of service
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Sick time accrual
  • Family leave/new parent leave
  • Bereavement leave

Learning and professional development

As a learning organization, we are committed to helping you start or grow your career at the library. We support numerous training and professional development opportunities to support you in your professional goals. 

TriMet pass program

All benefits eligible employees receive a free TriMet Hop Fastpass.