Young Adult Paraprofessional

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Public Library

Application Deadline

Apply By Apr 6th, 2007


$14.03 per Hour   Calculate


Topeka, KS




Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Not Specified

Supervisory Experience

Not Specified

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Assist with public service reader’s advisory and reference. Assist with materials selection, collection development and maintenance as assigned. Prepare and present specifically designed for young adults, families, area schools and youth advocate groups. In cooperation with other staff and youth services supervisor develop new initiatives like out of school programs, gaming activities and other areas of interest to teens. Collaborate with the Digital Branch team on ways to reach young adults through our digital branch, i.e. blogs and other emerging technology trends.

Additional Info & Requirements

Knowledge of readers’ advisory, reference techniques, children’s literature, desktop publishing, collection development principles and practices is preferred. This medium work position requires bending, lifting/carrying at least 20 pounds, ability to exert 20-50 pounds of force when pushing/pulling materials, reaching, and the ability to climb stairs, talking on the telephone, basic computer knowledge and stationary work at a computer terminal. Previous experience in customer service is preferred. A pre-and/or post-employment drug screen, a criminal history record check, and a physical capacity testing are required as a condition of employment.

The Community

Public Library located in the Capital city of Kansas.

HR Info

A completed and signed job application is required for consideration for each position.

Posted Apr 3, 2007