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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, 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.


Information Technology Support Technician

The library currently has an opening for an IT Information Support Specialist. Success in the job requires broad knowledge and demonstrated application of technology skills, including both hardware and software. This position will work alongside other IT staff and will experience a wide variety of challenges and needs daily. Must be able to work with a group as well as independently.

This position is responsible for the daily help desk support of all staff and patrons, as well as conducts hardware and software installation, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, problem-solving, and cleaning; performs minor repairs to hardware, software, or peripheral equipment. Assists with department record-keeping and equipment tracking. Creates web content and assists with back-end website administration. Designs and distributes technology training materials for library employees; maintains a staff knowledge base of technology-related guides and tips.

Preferred applicants would also have front-end website experience and experience in creating tutorials for staff and patrons.  See complete job description.

Education and formal training
Required: Associates’ degree in information technology or related experience
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related experience

Experience
Required: 2 years’ experience in information technology support or a related field
Preferred: 3 years’ experience in information technology support or a related field

A combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job may be considered.

This is a 40-hour per week position Sunday through Thursday with the following schedule: Sundays from 12 PM – 6 PM (8 hr equiv.) and Monday – Thursday from 12 PM – 9 PM. The salary is $37,028 and includes a generous benefits package.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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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