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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. 

There are no openings right now. Please check back for opportunities that may be available in the future.

Manhattan Public Library is seeking a Learning and Information Services Librarian who is dedicated to enriching our library and community.

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Providing outstanding customer service to all ages
  • Coordinating Readers Advisory services
  • Delivering library materials to the homebound, maintaining a community database and information display, taking primary responsibility for library security and building in the absence of administration.

Manhattan Public Library is an innovative and customer-centered organization with a collaborative atmosphere, so the ability to communicate well and work with a team is a must. Requires a dedication to serving customers, a strong understanding of library ethics, technology skills, and the ability to provide instructions.

Requires the completion of 50% of the course credits required for a Masters of Library Science Degree. Completion of Masters of Library Science Degree is preferred. Requires one-year customer service experience. One year of public library experience is preferred. This is a 40 hour/week position. The schedule includes days, at least one evening shift per week and at least one weekend per month. The salary is $43,259.70/year and includes a generous benefits package.

The review of applications begins July 8, 2024, and continues until the position is filled.

Job Description

To apply online, click here.

Or, print and fill out an employment application. 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