Jobs at the Library: Open Positions

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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 the direction of the RISE Manager, the English Language Acquisition (ELA) Instructor prepares for and teaches weekly English language acquisition classes. Using a curriculum supplied by the Library, the ELA 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. Must be patient, kind, and passionate about refugees and immigrants.

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Kansas City Public Library is recruiting for a Materials Receiving Specialist at the Central Location. Under the supervision of the Technical Services Manager, the position uses physical and electronic procedures to receive and distribute library materials, document invoices, and handle special orders. Must have excellent customer skills; excellent written and oral communication skills; intermediate computer skills; and competence in technology used in libraries.

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Kansas City Public Library seeks a committed, knowledgeable professional to serve as a Collection Development Librarian or Senior Librarian, depending on experience and qualifications.

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Kansas City Public Library seeks a committed, knowledgeable professional to serve as a Collection Development Librarian or Senior Librarian, depending on experience and qualifications.

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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 Waldo Community Branch. Located in a thriving historic community, the Waldo Community Branch serves a diverse area of close knit neighborhoods and thriving locally owned businesses. 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 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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