North Central Kansas Libraries Business Manager 

The North Central Kansas Library System (NCKLS) is seeking a Business Manager. This position will support NCKLS through handling day-to-day accounting and human resources functions, accounts receivable, accounts payable, grant account reconciliations, payroll, benefits, personnel management, onboarding and offboarding, general administrative duties, and providing consulting services to member libraries.

This is a full time, exempt position with excellent benefits. The starting salary is $49,721.66 – $54,557.40 DOQ. Regular on-site working hours are 8-5 Monday through Friday. Occasional day trips to member libraries are required. This position reports to the NCKLS Director.

The skills necessary to be successful in the position are:

  • Knowledge of general business practices
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Extensive knowledge of current local, state, and federal payroll and labor laws.
  • Knowledge of employee benefit programs.
  • Knowledge of property and liability Insurance – i.e. Directors and officers, Worker’s Comp, Vehicle, Employment practices insurance.
  • Knowledge of management and supervision principles.
  • Ability to assist in the preparation of the yearly budget and identify expenses necessary to operate NCKLS services.
  • Ability to interact and communicate cooperatively and constructively
  • Ability to work independently to identify, prioritize and accomplish tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to perform work that requires a high level of confidentiality, discretion, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to use Windows based computer hardware and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to travel to work related meetings and trainings.

Desired qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.
  • Library experience.
  • Three years’ work-related experience in administration, human resources and financial areas.
  • Hold a valid Kansas driver’s license.

To apply, submit a resume and complete the online application at lib.nckls.org. The complete job description is found on our web site. The review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled

Please fill out the Job Application below:


All requested information must be furnished. Fill in all spaces accurately and completely. If an item does not apply to you, or if there is no information to be given, write the letters “NA” for “not applicable.” All information contained in the application is subject to verification. Omissions or erroneous statements may be cause for rejection of this application, removal from employment eligibility, or discharge from the library.

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer. North Central Kansas Library System is committed to equal employment opportunity in recruitment, hiring, career advancement, and all other personnel practices. Job-related experience and other qualifications will be considered without discrimination on grounds of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, ethnicity, pregnancy, age, military status, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All information provided in this application will be treated confidentially, and if you are employed, will be used only to help assure the best use of your abilities

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