Jobs at the Library: Open Positions

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The Kansas City Public Library is looking to fill a Part-Time Library Attendant at our Plaza Location. Under the supervision of the Assistant Branch Manager, the part-time attendant performs task related to the processing of materials returned to the Library. Responsibilities include discharging, sorting, and accurately shelving library materials; reading shelves for proper order of materials; maintaining general order and appearance of the Library; straightening shelves, dusting; and emptying the book drop.

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Kansas City Public Library is looking for an engaging, customer-focused Youth Services Associate to provide STEAM related and craft activities for school-age children at its Plaza Branch Kid Corner. This position ensures a positive customer experience by providing one on one service to children, parents, caregivers and other patrons of the Kid Corner. The position also provides programming for children and families and leads book clubs.

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Kansas City Public Library is looking for an engaging, customer focused person to bring enthusiasm for service to all ages at its Southeast Branch. This position serves as a primary contact point for customers using the Library, ensuring a positive customer experience by determining customer needs, analyzing, and solving problems, and directing customers to appropriate resources.

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Kansas City Public Library is looking for an engaging, customer focused person to bring enthusiasm for service to all ages at its Waldo Branch. This position serves as a primary contact point for customers using the Library, ensuring a positive customer experience by determining customer needs, analyzing, and solving problems, and directing customers to appropriate resources.

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The duties of this position include sorting and accurately shelving Library materials; maintaining the general order and appearance of the Library by straightening shelves and clearing tables; and retrieving Library materials for staff and customers. Requirements include the ability to follow oral and written instructions; attention to detail and ability to perform duties with high level of accuracy; a demonstrated ability to learn Library operations and the Dewey Decimal System; and basic computer skills.

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Under general supervision of Branch Director, provides reference, information, community referral, readers advisory and ILL and other basic library services to customers and teens in person and by telephone; participates in collection maintenance; assists with programming and community outreach; may maintain branch operations in absence of Branch Manager and Librarian(s). Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and experience working in a library or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary: $16.96/hour.

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Kansas City Public Library is looking for an engaging, customer focused person to bring enthusiasm for service to all ages at its Lucille H. Bluford branch. This position serves as a primary contact point for customers using the Library, ensuring a positive customer experience by determining customer needs, analyzing, and solving problems, and directing customers to appropriate resources. This position provides one-on-one library technology guidance and training, assists customers with library card accounts in person and on the telephone, and assists customers with checking materials out.

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Under the supervision of the Senior Technical Support Specialist, the IS Support Specialist is responsible for providing support to the Library by performing a variety of technical tasks in the diagnosis, repair, maintenance, and installation of computers and other related Information Systems equipment.

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Under the general supervision of the Manager of Executive Services, this position provides professional level support for Administration and Executive functions of the Library. Performs varied activities related to Administration and Finance project support. Provides meeting assistance for executive staff, including assisting with scheduling, room reservation and set up, and attending and acting as official recorder when needed.

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Outstanding opportunity to join a dynamic mission-driven organization! The Kansas City Public Library is looking for a dynamic, engaging, creative, and community-focused Manager for our Southeast Community Branch. The Branch Manager is responsible for leading the daily operations of the branch including supervising staff and providing information and reader’s advisory services through direct service to patrons.

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The Kansas City Public Library is looking for a library advocate who is excited about technology and can envision best practice workflows that may not exist yet. The Automation Resources Coordinator will advise on how library staff and library patrons use technology inside the Library’s Automation environment. The position will work closely with stakeholders inside and outside the Information Systems department and support communication and documentation needs.

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Under the general supervision of the Youth & Family Engagement Operations Administrator, this grant-funded full-time one-year position will focus on building capacity for a volunteer storytime corps, along with participation in other initiatives. This position will work collaboratively with other staff members and partnering organizations. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree and extensive experience working with volunteers in a non-profit setting. Knowledge of early development is desired. This is a one-year, grant-funded position.

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The ILS System Administrator reports to the Director of Information Systems and is responsible for managing the Library’s Integrated Library Software (ILS) database and organizing the support and functional requirements for the Kansas City Library Service Program (KC-LSP).

The ILS Administrator will maintain and enhance a hosted, SirsiDynix Symphony system and integrated applications that supports multiple libraries in the metropolitan area.

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