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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.


Custodian

We are looking for a responsible and self-directed person to help make the library a welcoming place. Responsibilities include: Cleaning public and office area, maintaining outdoor grounds areas, assisting with building security, must be able to work independently. Other requirements include the ability to: bend, stoop, and move up to 50 pounds, use commercial cleaning equipment, follow directions, and perform other maintenance tasks. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. 18 hours per week; Monday thru Thursday evenings 4:30-9:00, $11.87/hour. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Job Description

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


Library Assistant 2, Circulation

We are looking for a friendly customer-focused individual to welcome and assist customers by checking library materials in and out and assist them with questions and problems concerning borrowing library materials. The selected candidate will also sort and shelve materials. Attention to detail and accuracy are essential skills. The schedule includes days, evenings and weekends; 16 hours per week, $13.25/hour. Must be available year-round including summer and school breaks.

Review of applications begins September 28, 2020 and the position is open until filled.

Job Description

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


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, $13.25/hour. Must be available year round including summer and school breaks.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Job Description

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


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