Library Employment - Job Openings


20 hrs per week—includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Two years of college preferred or equivalent experience. Must enjoy working with children and their parents, have excellent customer service skills, strong computer skills, and a love of literature, and be reliable, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. Library experience is not required, but enthusiasm and creativity are a must; along with a cheerful, personable demeanor.

Bulk of shifts are spent standing/walking. Duties include assisting customers locate materials in the library, planning and presenting children's programs, creating promotional and departmental documetns, providing book suggestions, answering phones, and straightening and shelving materials.

The schedule requires flexibility, witht he hours varying week-to-week. If you have schedule restrictions include a detailed explanation on or with your application.

Starting pay is $11.38 per hour and benefits include paid vacation, sick and personal leave, and some holidays.

Must apply in person at 300 S. Main St. Joplin, Missouri. No phone calls, please.

Applications will be accepted through Thursday, February 12th. Applications will be reviewed the same week; with phone interviews and in-person interviews scheduled by February 19th. If you are not contacted by then, your application has not been selected for further action.