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We are looking for people who love helping others, are detail oriented, are creative problem solvers, who are great co-workers, and who love the Library!

Available Positions

We are looking for people who love helping others, are detail-oriented and creative problem solvers, who are great co-workers, and who LOVE the library and the community it serves! As a Cataloging Clerk, you will be the first to see new materials as they come into the Library. Clerks will ready those materials for our shelves, perform minor troubleshooting with existing materials, and accurately sort our collection. The atmosphere is relaxed, business casual, clean, low stress, and team-oriented with great working hours. If you love books, music or video games, helping people, and are looking for a great job this is the place for you! Read more here.

As a Custodian, you will perform a variety of tasks to maintain the cleanliness of the Main Library. Some tasks may be performed during the library’s hours of operation and will be expected to interact appropriately with the public. Read more here.

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library is always accepting applications. Click here to submit an application and resume.

Why should you work at MRCPL?

Well, for starters, we think our team of employees is pretty great to work with and the Library is a fun place to be. But, if you need more reasons, here are a few:

  • Competitive wages
  • Clean, safe, and friendly team-working environment
  • Relaxed business casual dress code
  • Work schedules provided in advance and comp time
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid term life insurance
  • Paid time off (part-time staff) & paid sick and vacation time (full-time staff)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ohio Public Employee Retirement
  • Voluntary supplemental benefits
  • Our hours are great!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are committed to the development of volunteer positions that are satisfying to the individual and beneficial to the overall mission of the Library. Our success depends on the teamwork involving the coordinator, the volunteer, and the staff, working together in pursuit of a common goal. Find out more about becoming an MRCPL Volunteer here.