Library Human Resources

Faculty and Academic Professional Positions

University Library is the largest public university library in the country. It holds more than thirteen million volumes and 24 million items and materials in all formats, languages, and subjects, including 9 million microforms, 120,000 serials, 148,000 audio-recordings, over 930,000 audiovisual materials, over 280,000 electronic books, 12,000 films, and 650,000 maps. The Library receives over one million visitors to the online catalog each week, contains 47 individual libraries and currently employs 100 faculty and 300 staff members.  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) is a public, land-grant university that was chartered in 1867, under the name of the Illinois Industrial University. There are over 150 programs of study at UIUC, with more than 80 research centers, laboratories and institutes.  The University employs 2,000 faculty members and serves over 37,000 students; undergraduate, graduate and professional.

Urbana-Champaign is located about 135 miles south of Chicago and is a diverse community of over 100,000. Champaign County is home to more than 175,000 people, and provides a peaceful, rural environment to complement the cultural and recreational benefits of a major university.  For more information on the area, check out Champaign County Illinois Chamber of Commerce.


Library positions and their status will be updated weekly.
Please click the job title to view the position announcement.

POSITION TITLE Search Committee STATUS

Archives and Literary Manuscript Specialist

Chris Prom, Chair
Bob Cagle
Anna Chen
Geoff Ross
Caroline Szylowicz

Closes April 18
Archivist for Faculty Papers

Jennifer Teper, Chair
Bill Maher
Tracy Popp
Scott Schwartz
Marek Sroka

Closes March 18, 2014
E-Resources and Acquisitions Support Specialist

Tom Habing, Chair
Stephanie Baker
Jon Gorman
Wendy Shelburne
Lynn Wiley

Close May 2, 2014
History Librarian and Head, History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library

Tom Teper, Chair
Geoff Ross
Antonio Sotomayor
Mark Steinberg
Ellen Swain

Closes April 7, 2014
University High School Librarian

Beth Woodard, Chair
Lori Mestre
Ida Nuckolls
Susan Schnuer

Closes April 30, 2014