Job Openings

The Manhattan Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, or military status.

Applications are accepted only when an opening exists. We do not keep applications on file.


Technical Services Finisher
Responsible for finishing library materials by placing labels, property stamps and dust jackets, etc. on items to make them shelf-ready for patron use at MPL, NCKLS system libraries. Checks pre-processed materials for MPL and NCKLS for quality control and adds labels as assigned by cataloger. Performs miscellaneous tasks as requested involving donated materials, repaired items, etc. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, ability to maneuver up to 20 pounds, and the ability to perform repetitive motions. This is a 40 hour per week position, M-F 7:30-4:30. See application instructions below. Apply by Monday, February 27, 2017.

Job Description: Technical Services Finisher



Application Instructions

When a job opening appears above, print and fill out an Application for Employment. You may also pick up an application form at the library. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

Deliver or mail the completed and signed application by the deadline indicated to:

Manhattan Public Library 629 Poyntz Avenue Manhattan, KS 66502

Some postings may have further application requirements that will be noted.

For more information on job opportunities, contact Human Resources at (785) 776-4741 Ext. 104.



Volunteer Positions

If you’re interested in volunteering at the library, please print the Volunteer Application and return it to any public service desk.



Teen Volunteer Positions (teens in 7th-12th grade)

Please visit the Teen Volunteer Page for details.