Jobs at K-State Libraries

K-State Libraries values a diverse work force and seek applicants whose talents would enrich our organization and community in new ways.

Unclassified Positions (Faculty/Non-tenure track Professionals)

Senior Graphic Designer

Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, KS, invite applications and nominations for a Senior Graphic Designer.   We are seeking a creative individual with excellent project management skills.  This position will require an individual who works well as a part of team and provides high quality client services.  This is a full time position reporting to the Public Relations Officer.

Digital Scholarship Librarian

K-State Libraries invite applications and nominations for two Digital Scholarship Librarians. To support the university’s goal of becoming a top-50 public research university by 2025, these positions will work collaboratively to grow the center’s publishing, copyright, and data services;  support   the institutional repository, K-State Research Exchange (K-REx), and online publishing imprint, New Prairie Press (NPP); engage campus content providers; and provide education and guidance on digital scholarship.

University Support Staff Positions

Available positions can be found on the University Support Staff Employment Opportunity Notice page.

Administrative Officer

The incumbent in this position is a critical link between Libraries administration, other departments on campus, donors and community members.  The position provides executive assistance and office management for the dean and other library administrators and is a key customer service position that must reflect a positive image of the University and the Library.

Required Education and Experience:

Student Positions

You must be enrolled at K-State in at least six credit hours during the fall or spring semester. Students eligible for Work Study receive preference. K-State's complete eligibility policy including summer work.

Student Specialist - Communications & Marketing (Public Relations)

The Communications and Marketing Office is looking for an energetic and outgoing student to assist the Public Relations Officer with the preparation and planning of events and promotion of Libraries’ services and resources. This person should be comfortable interacting with the public and have good customer service skills.

Description of Duties (for Individual position)

Student Assistant II - Metadata, Preservation and Digital Initiatives

The Digital Initiatives Unit within this department is tasked with scanning materials and making these materials available to patrons in a variety of ways.  Applicants for this job should be aware that the tasks of this unit are exacting and require great attention to detail.  The successful applicant will receive training for specialized work.


Student Assistant II - Math & Physics Library (Cardwell Hall)

The purpose of the Math and Physics Library is to support the research and study of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in the Departments of Physics and Mathematics and related academic areas by organizing, circulating, and providing access to a collection of specialized subject materials and to provide advanced reference services.

All Student Assistants at the Library Help Desk are expected to willingly and effectively perform all tasks assigned, working in any area as needed, and to work through the last day of finals each semester.

Library Help Student Specialist

This position begins August 2015


Library Help Student Specialists serve as the “frontline” of Hale Library’s services by helping K-State students, faculty, staff, and community patrons of various backgrounds discover and use a wide variety of library resources.

If you are looking for a position that provides you with skills and experience that will help you succeed at K-State and beyond, then please apply! 


Student Assistant I - Interlibrary Services (Borrowing)

This position works under the general supervision of the Interlibrary Services Borrowing staff and all ILS work areas.  This position enables the Borrowing Services component of ILS to obtain research materials, not owned by K-State Libraries, from other libraries throughout the State of Kansas and from other academic, public, and corporate institutions nationally/internationally.

Student Assistant I - Sorting

Job Description:  Sorting Students are primarily responsible for the sorting and re-shelving of incoming materials at Hale Library. Students will gain an extensive knowledge of the Library of Congress call number system. In addition, students will perform general maintenance duties in and around the library including shifting/storing materials, stacks maintenance and shelf reading.

Student Assistant I - Building Services

Job Description

The Building Services Department is responsible for building maintenance reporting, moving and hauling within the building, and mail receipting and delivery.  Student employees participate in all areas of Building Services, and work during regular day shifts, and after hours events held in Hale Library.


Two positions available - 20 hours/week per student employee.  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Description of Duties:

Last updated: 04/07/2015