Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

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Application Instructions

The Manhattan Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, disability, ethnicity, pregnancy, age, military status, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applications are accepted only when an opening exists. We do not keep applications on file to consider for future job openings.

Some postings may have further application requirements that will be noted.

To apply online, click here.

Or, print and fill out an application for employment. You may also pick up an application form at the library.

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

Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Avenue Manhattan, KS 66502

For more information on job opportunities, contact Human Resources at (785) 776-4741 Ext. 104.


Library Assistant 2, Learning and Information Services

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide outstanding customer service to customers of all ages. The primary responsibility of this position is providing customer assistance, reader’s advisory and supervision in the library’s children’s, teen and adult service areas. The selected candidate will assist with programs and special events.

Requires high school degree or equivalent, and at least one year in customer service. Library experience, some college or equivalent education. Experience working with children and teens is beneficial. Schedule includes days, evenings and weekends; 18 hours per week, $13.04/hour. Must be available year round including summer and school breaks.

Review of applications begins November 14th and continues until the position is filled.

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Librarian 1, Adult Services

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to prepare and deliver engaging programs, events, and outreach to adults. You will also be providing outstanding customer service at public service desks, so confidence using technology, print and online reference sources, and readers advisory tools is required.

Requires a high school or equivalent degree, one year library experience and experience planning programs and events. Additional college or library training preferred. Schedule includes days, evenings, and weekends, 40 hours per week. $14.42/hour, paid leave, health insurance, and KPERS retirement benefits.

Review of applications begins at noon on December 13th  and continues until  the position is filled.

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