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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
2:00 p.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.
2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Curbside
Mon:
Wed*/Fri:
2:30 pm-5:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-1:00p.m.

*Russiaville is closed Wednesdays

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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.

Custodian

The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is proud of our immaculate and clean facilities, and is seeking a custodian to help us keep our distinguished reputation. We have a part-time, 20 hours/week position available. This position will include annual, sick and holiday benefits. Hours include evenings and weekends. The rate starts at $13.28/hour. Requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent, 1 year relevant experience, and a valid driver's license. The primary responsibilities are opening/closing the library, floor care, cleaning, stocking vending machines, and courier duties. If you are interested, you must apply online.

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Information Services Assistant

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 an Information Services Assistant position at our Main Branch. This position needs a friendly, flexible individual whose primary duty will be assisting patrons in our Adult and Teen Department. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent. The position is 20 hours per week and includes some weekends and evenings. Entry-level salary starts at $14.82/hour. If you are interested, you must apply online. We will begin reviewing applicants immediately.

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Head of Finance

We are looking for a detail-oriented person with a background in finance who wants to help our community become its best by leading fiscal oversight for the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. The Head of Finance will oversee all day-to-day financial and accounting operations, including payroll, coordinates the creation of an annual budget, and is responsible for KHCPL’s compliance with local, state, and federal financial regulations and laws. The Head of Finance also serves as the treasurer for the Board of Trustees. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field and three years’ experience working in finance. Experience in government finance is strongly preferred. The position is 36 or 40 hours per week, negotiable. Benefits include health and life insurance, Public Employees Retirement Fund, paid leave time, and nine paid holidays. Entry-level salary starts at $25.22/hr.; may be higher with applicable experience. To apply, please send cover letter, résumé, and list of references to Faith Brautigam, fbrautigam@khcpl.org.

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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 $8.82 / 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 $11.33 / 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.