Library Employment - Job Openings


20 hours per week, may occasionally work up to 27 hours, includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Two years college preferred. Library experience not required. Must have excellent customer service skills, strong keyboarding skills, and familiarity with computers, and be reliable, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Ideal candidate is cheerful, personable, unflappable, and enthusiastic.

Bulk of shifts are spent standing/walking; duties include registering new patrons, checking materials in/out, answering phones, fielding questions, shelving materials, locating materials in the library; other tasks as assigned.

This is a public-contact position. A pleasant demeanor, diplomacy, and good manners are essential. Job occasionally involves dealing with unhappy patrons. Position is part of an 18-member department; must work and play well with others.

Benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal leave, some paid holidays.

National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) through Missouri Career Center recommended. Preference is given to applicants who have taken the assessment. Please contact the Missouri Career Center at 720 S Wall Ave., 629-3000 to arrange your assessment or see

Apply in person at 300 S. Main St. Mailed or faxed resumes without application not accepted. NO PHONE CALLS. Applications accepted through Wednesday, September 17th. Applications will be reviewed immediately and phone interviews conducted and in person interviews scheduled by September 22nd. If you are not contacted by then, your application has not been selected for further action.