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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. 

Library Assistant 2, Learning and Information Services
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide outstanding customer service to customers of all ages. The primary responsibility of this position is providing customer assistance, reader’s advisory, and supervision in the library’s children’s, teen and adult service areas. The selected candidate may also assist with programs and special events.

Requires a high school degree or equivalent and at least one year in customer service. Library experience, some college or equivalent education. Experience working with children and teens is beneficial. The schedule includes a rotation of days, evenings, and weekends; 18 hours per week, $15.00/hour. Must be available year-round, including summer and school breaks.

The 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