Available Positions

Youth Literacy & Program Coordinator

The Literacy and Program Coordinator plans and performs programs in the Library and at outreach locations for youth patrons, birth to age eighteen. Provides excellent service to patrons in the Library and at outreach locations. Promotes youth collections, services and programs in the Library and at outreach locations. Performs a variety of routine and complex clerical and technical work in youth services areas, such as patron account management, circulation of materials, filing and shelving of materials.

This is a 40-hour per week, non-exempt position. Work schedule includes evening and weekend hours and may vary as needed to ensure patron services are prioritized.

$14.00 per hour. Paid vacation, sick leave and 100% library funded single health, dental vision benefits. Submit resume and Library employment application in person at the main desk or via email to Valarie Lamoreaux, Assistant Director, asstdir@lvplks.org.

Literacy and Program Coordinator job description

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Programming & Digital Marketing Specialist

Under the supervision of the Programming/Marketing Coordinator, this employee will manage the Library’s social media efforts and assist with adult programs and community outreach. Duties will include: creating the Library’s social media content, updating the website, supporting Library marketing efforts, assisting with programs for adults and representing the Library at designated community events. This is a 30 hour per week position, including 6-10 hours per week as a Circulation Assistant. Evenings and weekends required.

Circulation Assistant duties: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, the Circulation Assistant will serve as the official “face” of the library, greeting patrons, promoting library services and programs and performing routine technical and clerical duties associated with checking in and out library materials and other related tasks. This position involves a great deal of interaction with the public, attention to detail, and the ability to handle many tasks.  


High school diploma is required. Bachelor’s Degree or experience in communications, marketing, public relations, graphic design, visual arts or related field is preferred. Experience in creating and managing social media content for an organization using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube is required. Experience in planning and implementing in-person and online events is recommended. Knowledge of using digital cameras and portable technology, such as an iPad, and graphic design and video production is preferred. Proficiency with Internet, email, Microsoft Office Suite and office equipment and technology is required. Familiarity with typical library software is preferred, example: circulation system, online catalog, digital content such as e-books, e-audio and streaming video.

STARTING PAY: $13.63 per hour with paid vacation, sick leave and 50% library funded single health, dental and vision benefits. Submit Library employment application in person at the main desk of the Library, or email to Cindy McGuire, Programming and Marketing Coordinator, cmcguire@lvplks.org.

DEADLINE: Open until filled

Full Programming & Digital Marketing Specialist job description
Full Circulation Assistant job description


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 Coordinator (ext. 9300). A volunteer application is required to be on file.