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Human Resources

Part-Time Library Technician

Website Seward County Community College

Your future, our legacy

Seward County Community College is a two-year institution offering 45 programs of study, including Adult Basic Education, certificate programs and Associate of Arts, Science, General Studies and Applied Sciences degrees. Ranked in the top 5% of more than 1,100 accredited community colleges in the U.S.  by the Aspen Institute, SCCC serves a student body of 2,500+ students ranging in age from 15 to 85, in a county with the highest foreign-born percentage population in the U.S., and a rural service area of about 50,997 in seven Southwest Kansas counties as well as neighboring counties in southeastern Colorado, the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles.


Assists with student’s library needs in a cooperative, efficient, and informed manner that enhances their experience in the library; to circulate and reserve library materials and assist patrons with the library resources.


Experience Up to six months of similar or related experience. Experience earned in a library, academic, or public setting required. Education (1) A two year college degree or (2) Completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or (3) Completion of a specialized and extensive in-house training or apprenticeship program. Associates degree minimum; Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains accessibility of library materials, including reserve and circulation materials; adjusts/ updates computer and written records.
  • Instructs students/staff in the location and use of library resources.
  • Explains, interprets, executes policies and procedures, answers questions, and directs students to appropriate staff.
  • Staffs the public service desk and supervises student workers when needed.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.
  • Knowledge in libraries policies and procedures. Knowledge in Library of Congress classification system.
  • Knowledge in social media platforms and trends.
  • Reading, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Mathematics and/or statistics skills.
  • Money handling skills.
  • Computer and office technology skills (including but not limited to PC hardware and software, Microsoft Windows OS and Office Suite, fax machines, copies, laminators, etc.)
  • Skills in maintaining confidentiality of user information in accordance with FERPA laws and ALA Bill of Rights.
  • Skills in decision making and problem solving.
  • Preferred skills in the use of ILS software, cataloging materials using Library of Congress classification system and interlibrary loan software.
  • Preferred skills in teaching and training others in library usage basic information literacy.


Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).


Salary Range:  Hourly, commensurate to education and experience

Position Status:  Part-time

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date:  ASAP


  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.

Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1121.


How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. Seward County Community College application.
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copies of transcripts (if applicable).

**If employed, official transcripts will be required within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards).


If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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