Image Description


Want a job that makes a difference in our community?

Look no further! The Decatur Public Library makes a tremendous impact on the Decatur area. From exciting classes to books and movies, the library is a fun, creative destination for those young and old.

If you are outgoing, love helping people, and are passionate about education and reading, the Decatur Public Library is the perfect fit for you.


Full-time benefits include:

  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Tuition reimbursement up to $1,000/year
  • Health insurance
  • Vision and dental insurance (for non-union employees)
  • Benefits card option
  • 403 B retirement plan
  • Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) pension plan
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

How to Apply

Any current openings will be listed below. To apply for jobs at the Decatur Public Library, follow the instructions below or visit the City of Decatur website, click on the job title you wish to apply for, and follow the application instructions. Thank you for your interest!

Current Job Openings

Library Assistant (Part-Time)

Job Summary:

There is currently one half-time position available in the Decatur Public Library in the Programs, Resources & Services Division. Persons passing all phases of the selection process will be placed on a Civil Service eligible register which will be used for a period of two years or until exhausted. Selection of candidates will be made in accordance with the Civil Service Rules.


Applicants should visit the link below for more information on the position and to apply by end of business day on Friday, August 13, 2021.

Apply Here