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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. 

Part Time Library Assistant, Circulation

Manhattan Public Library is seeking a customer-focused person to work in the Circulation Department. Library assistants help customers check library materials in and out, answer questions concerning borrowing library materials, and sort and shelve materials. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to creating a welcoming environment for people of all ages, races, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and socioeconomic statuses.

Desired qualifications include a high school degree or equivalent and one year of customer service experience. Library experience and some college or equivalent education are beneficial. This is an 18-hour-per-week position and pays $15.45/hour. The schedule will include up to three nights during the week and at least every other weekend.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are 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