At Frankfort Community Public Library, we believe our people are the library’s best resource. We are looking for candidates with strong customer service values who enjoy working with a diverse clientele, creative problem solvers, and curious individuals who enjoy learning new skills. Our library values innovation and collaboration, and our staff work together to design cutting-edge technology, programs, and services for our patrons. The library profession is constantly changing, and Frankfort Community Public Library provides continuing education for all staff.

Frankfort and Clinton County serves approximately 30,000 patrons in central Indiana. It is located about 25 miles from both West Lafayette (home of Purdue University), 45 miles from Indianapolis and is about a two-hour drive from Chicago. The library offers a generous benefits package for full-time staff, including health and life insurance, paid vacation, holidays, and sick time, and an employee assistance program. The Frankfort Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Listings

TITLE: Library Director

The Board of Trustees of the Frankfort Community Public Library (IN) seeks a forward-focused and highly motivated individual to serve as its next Library Director and to assist with our vision to be the welcoming heart of our community and cornerstone of its economic, social, and cultural well-being. The library is governed by seven board members, who are appointed by the Frankfort Board of Education, the Clinton County Council and County Commissioners. Serving the 34,000 residents of Clinton County from a 51,000 square foot downtown location and three library branches, with over 50 employees and a $2.7 million annual budget, every day we help the community connect, discover, and learn.  Today’s library reflects the pulse of the community. It is a place where patrons can gather for a cup of coffee and book discussions, study genealogy, tour the grounds and admire the architecture, partake in art exhibits and classes, participate in family literacy programs, enjoy live concerts, secure homework assistance, and much more!

Clinton County offers its residents small town charm with outstanding opportunities in education, industry, farming, and small business.  Amenities such as our brand-new water park opening this summer, Ivy Tech campus, and frequent downtown live concerts and events at our Prairie Creek Park, make residing in Clinton County the perfect location.  With an affordable cost of living, nestled between Lafayette, Kokomo and Indianapolis, residents are within minutes of boutiques, restaurants, entertainment and more throughout the area. New housing developments are being built and more being planned as this north central Indiana region continues to grow and meet the needs of its residents.

 Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the public library board of trustees, the library director is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing a comprehensive program of community, informational, educational, cultural, and communications services. This responsibility includes managing all library resources, including personnel, collections, and facilities, and developing additional revenue for library programs and services through fundraising, grant writing and entrepreneurial ventures.

Schedule/Compensation: Full-time salaried position, includes Public Employees Retirement Fund Benefit. FLSA Exempt.  Hiring salary of $85,000 + (dependent on experience and qualifications) with an excellent fringe benefits package.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess ALA accredited MLS, Indiana Library Certification: Librarian Certificate 2 (LC2) and have a minimum of three years professional library experience. Candidates must have experience in public library services or any equivalent combination of training and experience to indicate the ability to do the job. Candidates must have thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and objectives of library science, the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a public library, as well as knowledge of budgetary and accounting processes. Ideal candidate will have strong management, leadership skills, and interpersonal communication skills with people of all ages and backgrounds to establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public.

For further information or to submit a cover letter and resume, contact Pamela Nichols at

TITLE:  Children’s Librarian

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time: 40 hours a week including nights and weekends.

SUMMARY: The Children’s Librarian will provide quality library service, materials and programs to children at the Frankfort Community Public Library, the three branch libraries, and community daycares.

Wage: Minimum Salary $35,360 annually; excellent benefits

QUALIFICATIONS:  An MLS from an ALA accredited school preferred.  A Bachelor’s degree required.  Previous library experience is helpful, but not required.  Ability to obtain Indiana Librarian Certification 4 (LC4) within 3 years.

To apply, send completed application to Mauve Brewer, Children’s Services Manager,, call 765-654-8746, or come into the library.

TITLE: Children’s Assistant

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time, 24 hours a week. Nights and weekends required.

SUMMARY: Serve customers in the Children’s Department by planning and presenting programs for children during the school year and summer reading, assist with collection development and support the library’s strategic plan. Supervise patrons and maintain the department.

WAGE: $14.00/hour 

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree preferred. 60 hours of college coursework, associate’s degree or experience working with children. Ability to obtain an LC6 within 3 years.

To apply, send completed application to Maeve Brewer, Children’s Manager,, call 765-654-8746, or come into the library.

TITLE:  Public Services Clerk

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time: 24 hours a week. Some evenings and weekends required.

SUMMARY: The Public Services Clerk will assist library patrons and provide quality library service to the patrons of the Frankfort Community Public Library.

WAGE: $11.00/hour 

QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent. Must have a basic understanding of most technology. Fluency in Spanish highly preferred. Must be public service oriented, have good customer service skills, and good attention to details.

To apply, send completed application to Alyson Mahn,, call 765-654-8746, or come into the library.

INTERNSHIPS: The Frankfort Public Library welcomes internship opportunities. Those interested in interning at the library can inquire by contacting Director, Gregg Williamson at

The Frankfort Community Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.