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Communications Editor

This position requires a wordsmith who is creative, innovative, and technically savvy. The successful candidate is comfortable juggling multiple projects and has a bright, snappy writing style. Are you a copywriter who loves to project-manage? The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s in-house Communications/Marketing Team is fast-paced and busy with a wide variety of projects […]


Shelving Assistant

DUTIES: Sort library materials using an alphabetical and /or numerical labeling system.  Remove from or return materials to shelving of varying heights throughout the Library or on bookmobiles.  Work with Library customers giving them limited assistance in finding materials and areas in the Library.  This requires both bending and stooping.  Push and pull loaded book […]


Safety and Security Associate

SCHEDULE:  Full time, evenings and weekends. DUTIES:    Review safety and security procedures, questions and assignments with staff. Assist with daily safety and security operations tasks as needed. Operate security systems such as cameras, DVR’s, controlled access and incident reporting software. Continually patrol Library property and observe activity. Monitor and react to emergencies and activities on Library property. […]