Jobs @ the Library

Job Opportunities @ the Library

Thank you for considering the Orcas Island Library as a potential employer.

The Orcas Island Library seeks positive and enthusiastic individuals who enjoy public service, practice proactive customer relations and value lifelong learning. Every employee plays an integral role in the library’s team, to successfully implement public services, policies, procedures and programs in accordance with the library’s mission. All positions require a strong focus on customer service, professionalism, teamwork and technology experience.

Applications/résumés will be accepted at any time and will remain active for six months from the date of submission. Email applications and résumés to the Library Director at

Employment at the Orcas Island Library
The Orcas Island Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. The Library complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Persons needing accommodations in the application or interview process should notify the Director. Nothing in this site constitutes a promise or offer of employment.
Current Openings

Orcas Island Library seeks experienced leader to serve as Library Director


The Library Director serves as chief executive of the Orcas Island Public Library, responsible for leadership, direction, stewardship, and administrative oversight of daily Library operations, special projects, and community relations. The director leads the hiring and supervision of all other Library employees and volunteers.

The Director serves at the will of the five-member Library Board of Trustees appointed by the San Juan County Council. In consultation with the Library’s Board of Trustees, the Director develops an annual budget and provides direction and vision for the Library’s future.

To learn more about the position click here.

To learn more about our library and community click here.


Salary Range: $91,457 - $108,305/year (Depending on Experience)

Benefits: We offer a great benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance
  • Washington State Public Employees Retirement Systems Benefits
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • 9 Designated & 2 Floating Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance may be negotiable based on individual needs


Interested candidates can complete the attached application and submit it along with a resume and cover letter to Kara Turner. Open until filled.