Employment at CJPL

The Columbus Junction Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


Current job postings will be listed below, with an end date identified. If you are interested in applying when there are not active job openings, feel free to do so. Applications are kept on file for one year and will be consulted for future hiring needs. A blank application is linked below!


Please submit completed applications or your resume in one of these methods. Applications submitted via Facebook messenger or other private messaging systems are not accepted.

Mail: 232 Second Street, Columbus Junction, IA, 52738

Email: mandy.grimm@columbusjct.lib.ia.us

In person: Drop off any time the library is open, or in one of our two outdoor drop boxes

Current Openings


The Columbus Junction Public Library is hiring! Job tasks include general circulation, customer service, technology assistance and troubleshooting, and program preparation. Hourly salary starts at $9 per hour, but commensurate with experience. Position is 10-20 hours per week with evening/weekend hours. Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply; must be 18 and have basic computer knowledge. Applications are available on the library’s website or at the library, but resumes can be submitted in place of the application. Applications/resumes can be dropped off at the library, mailed to 232 Second Street, Columbus Junction, IA, 52738, or emailed to mandy.grimm@columbusjct.lib.ia.us Facebook/private message applications will not be accepted. Applications close November 10, 2022. Any questions? Feel free to call the library at 319-728-7972.