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.


Adult & Teen Services Librarian
Manhattan Public Library is seeking an Adult & Teen Services Librarian who is dedicated to enriching our library and community.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Planning and coordinating dynamic adult programming
  • Providing outstanding customer service to all ages
  • Coordinating and providing readers advisory service in person, through print materials, and through columns in local newspaper
  • Providing technology education through teaching classes and one-on-one assistance at service desks
  • General operation of the library in the absence of administration
  • Participating in community outreach
  • Assisting in collection development

Requires a passion for connecting the community with their next great read, an understanding of library ethics, technology skills, and instruction ability. This position is a part of the Adult & Teen 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, so the ability to communicate well and work with a team is a must.

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

Submit application and professional resume to Human Resources, Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, KS  66502 by 6 p.m. July 29, 2018.

Job Description


Computer Lab Assistant
We are looking for an individual to provide outstanding customer service, troubleshoot minor computer problems, set up and disconnect technology equipment in meeting rooms, and perform other operational tasks in the Community Technology Center. This position requires customer service experience, knowledge of technology hardware & software, and a high school diploma or equivalent. Schedule includes evenings and weekends, 18 hours per week. See instructions below. Applications are due by 6 p.m., July 22, 2018.

Job Description


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.

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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