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Main & South
Mon-Thu:
Fri-Sat:
Sun:
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m
2:00p.m.-5:30 p.m
Russiaville
Mon/Tue/Thu:
Wed:
Fri/Sat:
Sun:
9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Closed
9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
2:00p.m.-5:30 p.m

*Russiaville is closed Wednesdays

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Job Openings

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library will never ask for financial information or commitment as part of our hiring process. All interviews will either be conducted in person of through video conference invitations from an email provided during an initial phone call. Text messaging is not used for recruitment processes.

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.

Circulation Clerk Main – 32 hours per week

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is seeking someone who loves interacting with the public, is approachable, and has excellent customer service skills to fill the position of Circulation Clerk at KHCPL Main. This position needs a friendly, flexible individual whose primary duty will be checking materials in and out at a public service desk. Potential candidates should demonstrate the following soft skills: time management, effective communication, attention to detail, active listening, critical thinking, conflict resolution, teamwork, pressure management, flexibility, empathy, and organization. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. The position is 32 hours per week and includes weekends and evenings. Benefits include excellent leave time, sick, and holiday benefits; in addition to excellent health insurance, and an employee assistance program. Entry-level salary starts at $13.63/hour.

If you are interested, you must apply online

A full job description can be found here

Circulation Clerk Main – 15 hours per week

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is seeking someone who loves interacting with the public, is approachable, and has excellent customer service skills to fill the position of Circulation Clerk at KHCPL Main. This position needs a friendly, flexible individual whose primary duty will be checking materials in and out at a public service desk. Potential candidates should demonstrate the following soft skills: time management, effective communication, attention to detail, active listening, critical thinking, conflict resolution, teamwork, pressure management, flexibility, empathy, and organization. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. The position is 15 hours per week and includes weekends and evenings. Entry-level salary starts at $13.63/hour.

If you are interested, you must apply online

A full job description can be found here

Home Delivery

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is seeking someone who loves interacting with the public, likes to drive while working in a flexible/fast-paced environment, and prepping items for home delivery. We are hiring a Home Delivery Driver in our Outreach Department; this will be a 10-hour-per-week position working Monday-Friday daytime hours. Duties include preparing, packing, delivery, and pick up of library materials for our ‘To Your Door’ service. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, valid Indiana driver’s license (or the ability to obtain one), and at least one year’s experience in customer service and excellent time management skills. Entry-level salary starts at $13.63/hour.

If you are interested, you must apply online

A full job description can be found here

Safety and Security Officer

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is proud of our safe and secure Main Branch and our other facilities and is seeking a substitute Safety & Security Officer to help us keep our distinguished reputation. We have a part-time position available with variable hours to begin and hours will include evenings and weekends. The rate starts at $15.31/hour. Requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent, 1-year relevant experience, and a valid driver's license. The primary responsibilities are day-to-day conflict resolution; along with patrolling and monitoring hallways, stairwells, toilet facilities, outside areas surrounding facilities, and other public and nonpublic areas of the library. Also, enforcing library policies and filing incident reports while maintaining an inviting environment for our patrons, working with local law enforcement as needed, and assisting staff with directing patrons in emergency situations.

If you are interested, you must apply online

A full job description can be found here

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 $11.00 / 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 $13.64 / 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.

 

E-Verify:

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 www.uscis.gov/everify.