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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. 

Public Services Supervisor
The library is seeking candidates for a Public Services Supervisor to assist with selection, training, scheduling, and evaluation of library assistants. Interprets library policy and procedures for library staff and the general public. Provides customer service at the Reference Desk, Children’s Desk, and Teen Zone, by performing tasks that contribute to the success and smooth operation of the department. Serves as back-up for department operations in the absence of the department manager, and acts as Librarian in Charge by taking primary responsibility for library building maintenance and security, customers, and staff on a rotating basis.

The salary is $21.79/hour; $45,314.54/year, 40 hours/week, and is a benefits-eligible position. The schedule involves at least one evening per week, plus being on the Friday evening and weekend rotation, and occasional changes to accommodate vacations, illnesses, etc.

Applications will be accepted until July 24, 2024.

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