Jobs at the Library: Open Positions

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The Kansas City Public Library is recruiting a full-time Library Technical Assistant for our Central location. Under general supervision of the Delivery Services Supervisor, this person is responsible for pulling on-shelf holds, trapping holds, discharging returned materials, receiving incoming materials, shelving materials, maintaining appearance of shelves, assisting in managing Self-Service Holds area, assisting in managing missing and in-transit lists, and assisting with Library shelving projects. Minimum requirements are a High School diploma or G.E.D.

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Under the direction of the Manager of Central Library Operations, works in all the Central Library's public service departments: Circulation, Technology Center, Audio-Visual, Youth Services, and Missouri Valley Special Collections. Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or G.E.D, excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent customer service skills; and intermediate computer skills. Library experience or enrollment in a Library Science program preferred. 20 hours per week. Schedule: Sunday 1pm-5pm; Monday 5pm-9pm; Tuesday 5pm-9pm; and Saturday 10am-5pm.

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Part-Time

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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Kansas City Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative Youth Services Librarian. Reporting to the Digital Youth Engagement Manager, this librarian will have a home base at the Southeast Branch and the Kansas City Digital Media Lab (KCDML).

Do you enjoy providing services to children and the important adults in their lives? Are you passionate about youth development and learning? Do storytimes and early literacy fill your heart with joy? Are you fascinated by STEAM based learning?

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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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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.

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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 Westport and Ruiz branches. Working shifts at both branches, 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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Under the direction of the RISE Manager, the English for Citizenship Instructor prepares for and teaches a weekly 2-hour English class to those interested in becoming United States citizens. Using a curriculum supplied by the Library, the EFC instructor prepares for class; provides instruction; works with tutors; and ensures that the classroom is an open, welcoming, and inclusive space . Requirements include good classroom management skills, ability to work with students at different skill levels at once, and native-level proficiency in English.

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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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Kansas City Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative Youth Services Librarian. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Youth & Family Engagement, this librarian will have a home base at the North-East Branch.

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