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.


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Responsibilities include:

  • Accurately sorting and shelving library materials following the Dewy Decimal system
  • Providing quality customer service at service desk
  • Cooperatively assisting with programs and events

Must be able to work independently. Other requirements include the ability to: move up to 20 pounds; stand for long periods of time; push carts weighing up to 150 pounds. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and six months customer service experience. Library experience preferred. Schedule includes evenings and weekends; 15 hours per week.

See application instructions below. Open until filled.
Job Description

Assistant Circulation Supervisor
Responsibilities include:

  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Resolving customer problems and complaints
  • Supervising and training staff
  • Assisting the department manager with all department operations

Self-motivation and the ability to work with little or no supervision are musts. Other requirements include the ability to: move up to 20 pounds; stand for long periods of time; push carts weighing up to 150 pounds. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, one year office experience, one year supervisory experience, and one year library experience. Six months customer service experience required, one year preferred. This is a full time position (40 hours/week) and includes days, evenings and weekends.

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 . 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.


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