Job Openings

The Manhattan Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, or military status.

Applications are accepted only when an opening exists. We do not keep applications on file.



Temporary North Central Kansas Libraries System (NCKLS) Book Van Assistant

Responsibilities include loading and unloading the delivery van and delivering materials to libraries in a 12-county region. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, Kansas driver’s license, ability to take day trips out of town, bend, stoop, lift and move up to 80 lbs., follow directions, work independently and perform other tasks. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 16 hours per week. Temporary through January 30, 2015. Apply by November 7, 2015.

Job Description: NCKLS-Rotating Books Assistant


Application Instructions
When a job opening appears above, print and fill out an Application for Employment. You may also pick up an application form at the library. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Deliver or mail the completed and signed application by the deadline indicated to:

Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Avenue Manhattan, KS 66502

Some postings may have further application requirements that will be noted. For more information on job opportunities, contact Human Resources at (785) 776-4741 Ext. 124


Volunteer Positions
If you’re interested in volunteering at the library, please print the Volunteer Application and return it to any public service desk.


Teen Volunteer Positions (age 13+)
Please visit the Teen Volunteer Page for details.