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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. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. 


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. $12.11/hour; 14 hours per week; Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

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