Jobs at the library

You belong at Multnomah County Library

Multnomah County Library is a premier library system and Oregon's largest public library, serving nearly one-fifth of the state's population. The work environment encourages creativity, provides challenges, and allows individuals to realize their potential in a team atmosphere.

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

Bilingual Russian Library Assistant

Multnomah County Library is looking for an outstanding, Russian speaking customer service professional to join our team! Help us remove a language barrier! We're currently hiring a part-time Bilingual Russian Library Assistant for our Holgate library. However, we'll use the hiring list created by this recruitment to fill future Library Assistant positions throughout our system should they become available. Apply through Friday, August 10, 2018.

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing is a way to work side-by-side with library staff to find out how the library delivers services to our community. It is often a key part of academic programs for library studies.

If you would like to request a job shadowing, please contact Stacie Breece at

Job shadows are based on the time and availability of Multnomah County Library staff by locations and individual needs for each job shadow request. Priority is given to individuals that are in need of meeting academic requirements for course work.

Helpful resources