Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

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The Manhattan Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants 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.


Teen Services Librarian
We are looking for a dynamic individual to plan and present programs, events, and services for youth in grades 7 to 12. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Providing outstanding customer service to all ages, especially teens.
  • Helping to maintain an engaging and attractive teen area.
  • Administering the teen volunteer program.

You will be responsible for engaging teens with reading, learning, and the library – a positive and professional outlook is a must! This position is a part of the Teen & Adult Services department and will work closely with other members of the department. Manhattan Public Library is an innovative and customer-centered organization with a collaborative atmosphere.

Requires a master’s of library science from an (ALA) accredited university or progress towards completing an MLS, one year experience working with teens, one year library experience, and experience coordinating programs or events. This is a 40 hour/week position, including days, evenings, and weekends.

Submit application and resume by May 31, 2018.

Job Description


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Responsibilities for this position include: Accurately sorting and shelving library materials, providing quality customer service, assisting cooperatively with programs and events. Requires high school diploma or equivalent, six months customer service experience and must be at least 18 years old. Library experience preferred. Schedule include afternoons, evenings and weekends; 15 hours per week. See application instructions below.

Open until filled.

Job Description


Application Instructions

When a job opening appears above, print and fill out an application for employment (do not use this form for the temporary youth services aide position). You may also pick up an application form at the library.

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. 104.


Volunteer Positions

If you’re interested in adult and teen volunteering opportunities at the library, please visit the Volunteer at the Library page for more information.

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