Job Opportunities

Every position at Dykes Library is critical to our ability to achieve the shared objectives of the University of Kansas Medical Center. Each time we hire a new staff member, we are given the opportunity to enhance our community and to demonstrate our University's values of education, research, patient care and service. We are committed to hiring the applicant whose talents will blend with and enrich our organization and community in new ways. We expect employees to demonstrate initiative, exhibit curiosity, maintain a collaborative attitude, practice civility and remain flexible in a world of change. We do this by using fair, legal, inclusive, and effective hiring practices that support and comply with KUMC policy and procedures.

Librarian, Support Staff and Administrative Positions

bullet Assistant Librarian

The Content and Access Specialist provides assistance to patrons in the use of library resources. This is a half time, entry-level position in the Department of Content and Access in the Dykes Health Sciences Library and reports to the User Services Manager. This is a weekend position (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) to equal approximately 20 hours per week, with varying hours based on shift coverage as needed and during semester breaks, holidays, and inclement weather.

Please see the KUMC website for the official posting and share broadly with those who might be interested.

Student Assistant Position Information

A. R. Dykes Library is always taking applications for Student Assistants. Applications are kept on file, and when an opening is available, applicants are called in for an interview.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be able to commit to consistently working 4-20 hours each week
  • Individual must maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester to qualify
  • Day, evening and weekend shifts are available during the library's hours of operation


  • Re-shelving materials
  • Assisting patrons
  • Making pick-ups around library and campus
  • Pulling and copying materials for Interlibrary Services

Click here to complete and submit an online application for student employment.

Last modified: Mar 19, 2018