Available Positions

HELP WANTED

REFERENCE PARAPROFESSIONAL

Requirements & Desired Qualities                           

  • Previous public or academic library experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Computer & Internet skills, awareness of technology
  • Excellent customer service attitude
  • Flexible schedule
  • Ability to spend time on feet
  • Reader’s advisory skills
  • Reference interview and research methods
  • Willingness to learn, accept help & ask questions when needed

Duties Include

  • 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

Pay: $11.00/hr

Hours: 16 hr/wk average; schedule includes evening and weekend hours

Submit application and resume to Assistant Director.

Full job description

Library job 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.