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


Part Time Clerk

KHCPL will be accepting applications for two part-time clerk positions from 9 to 11 a.m. on Monday, October 5, and from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 7, at KHCPL South, 1755 E, Center Road. The hours for the positions include weekends and evenings. High school diploma or equivalent required. We are looking for friendly, flexible individuals whose primary duties will be checking materials in and out at a public service desk.


Metadata and Resource Discovery Librarian

KHCPL is seeking someone who has an aptitude for new technologies and also knowledge of RDA and other cataloging standards.  This position will continue to take us from cataloging materials to manipulating metadata and resources for the benefit of our users.  We want someone who likes to be detail oriented yet also can be part of a team and will participate in making the library an integral resource for our community.  Knowledge of nationally accepted standards for cataloging, including AACR2, RDA, LCRI and LCSH required.  This is a 40 hour/wk position that offers generous annual leave and full health, dental and vision insurance. Starting salary is $16.85 an hour.  A review of applicants will begin by October 16. To apply send your cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Tammy Keith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject “Catalog Position.” 


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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 $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