Job Openings


It is KHCPL’s policy that equal employment opportunities be available to all persons without regard to race, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, veteran status, ancestry, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, participation in military service or disability or other category protected by federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all employees and applicants for employment and to all phases of employment including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other forms of compensation, and termination of employment.


Library Security

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library has an opening for a new position of part-time security guard. This person is responsible for making sure all patrons and staff enjoy their time at the library by applying our behavior guidelines. Applicants must be comfortable with sometimes uncomfortable conversations and actions, while remaining friendly and welcoming to all. Regular hours will be 4 hours a week, but this position will also sub for the Chief of Security. Must be available to work evenings and weekend hours, including Sunday afternoons. Salary range begins at $11.08/hour. If interested in applying, complete our online job application at and specify Security Officer for the Position Applying For. A review of candidates will begin October 1st and continue until the position is filled. For a full job description, please click here


Temporary Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer-Temporary Position. The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is looking for a qualified graphic designer to fill in temporarily and assist with design and production of print and digital materials. This position will also be assisting with work on our program promotions, and promotional materials for the Summer Reading Program. Qualified candidates should have a degree in New Media, Visual Communications, or a related field. Students nearing completion of a degree may also be considered. Candidates must be skilled in Adobe graphics software. The position will start on March 14th with two weeks of training and is expected to last until approximately June 20th. The position is 12 to 15 hours each week, and the pay rate is $12.79107 per hour. If you would like to be considered for the position, send a cover letter, current resume, and a link to your portfolio of work to Shakti Scircle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 1st, 2016.


Page and Clerical Positions:

Applications for library page and clerical positions are accepted at all times, even when there are no openings, and are kept active for six months. An application may be filled out at any library location, or Apply Online.


Library Page: Part-time. Starting wage is $7.39 / hour. Days and hours of work vary. In most page positions, the primary responsibility is shelving books. Other duties might include shelf reading, locating materials, affixing labels on new materials, covering paperbacks, filing, and occasionally assisting patrons.


Library Clerk: Part-time. Starting wage is $9.59 / hour. Days and hours of work vary. Clerks perform tasks in many library departments. Duties range from processing new library materials, library card registration, collecting library fines and assisting patrons with checking out.

Pre-Employment Screening Requirements:

KHCPL has a vital interest in maintaining safe, legal and efficient working conditions for its employees and patrons. Therefore, following a job offer, all applicants must successfully complete a drug screening and background check prior to employment. If the position requires driving a library vehicle, a good driving record is necessary.



KHCPL participates in E-verify and, upon employment, will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Information about E-verify can be found at