Available Positions

There are currently three positions available at the Library: a reference paraprofessional and two circulation assistants, one in adult services and one in youth services.

REFERENCE PARAPROFESSIONAL

Requirements | Desired Qualities

  • Answering reference and reader advisory questions
  • Assist patrons in using library services, computers & copiers
  • Assist patrons with material, perform circulation transactions
  • Conduct research utilizing print and electronic resources
  • Shelving materials, including reaching; pushing carts; etc.
  • Some shifts in other departments and other duties as assigned

Duties Include

  • Assisting patrons with finding & selecting items, checking material in/out, etc.
  • Accepting payments for fines, etc.
  • Shelving materials, including reaching; pushing carts; emptying book drops; etc.
  • Assisting with library programs and special events as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Pay: $14.00/hr

Part Time: 18 hours per week average, with evening, Saturday and Sunday hours

Application Deadline: Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Reference Paraprofessional Job Description

To apply submit resume and complete a library employment application. Applications and resumes can be emailed to Valarie Lamoreaux, assistant director, at asstdir@lvplks.org or submitted in person at the main desk.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position on the application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating “See Resume” is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. 

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you may not receive communications by any other method.

CIRCULATION ASSISTANTS

Requirements | Desired Qualities

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Excellent customer service
  • Computer skills
  • Open availability, flexibility is a plus
  • Ability to shelve accurately
  • Ability to spend time on feet
  • Willingness to learn, accept help & ask questions

Duties Include

  • Assisting patrons with finding & selecting items, checking material in/out, etc.
  • Accepting payments for fines, etc.
  • Shelving materials, including reaching; pushing carts; emptying book drops; etc.
  • Assisting with library programs and special events as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Pay: $11.50/hr

Part Time: 16 hours per week average, with evening, Saturday and Sunday hours

Application Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020

Circulation Assistants Job Information

To apply complete a library employment application. Applications can be emailed to Valarie Lamoreaux, assistant director, at asstdir@lvplks.org or submitted in person at the main desk.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position on the application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating “See Resume” is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. 

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you may not receive communications by any other method.

Library employment application

Volunteer

To inquire if volunteer opportunities are available, contact the Library at 913-682-5666 to speak with the Assistant Director (ext. 9200) or Youth Services Supervisor (ext. 9300). A volunteer application is required to be on file.