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CALS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants not possessing the minimum qualifications will not be considered or acknowledged.


BRANCH MANAGER – The Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a manager for the Adolphine Fletcher Terry Library in Little Rock. An ALA-accredited MLS, or current and substantial work toward an MLS, and prior library experience are required for this position. Candidates must possess strong customer service skills and an enthusiasm for working with a diverse population of all ages. Position requires supervisory, leadership, and project management ability to supervise the operation of a busy neighborhood library. Responsibilities include administering day-to-day library operations; training, supervision, and evaluation of staff; overseeing programming for children and adults; electronic information services; and outreach to the community. Knowledge of library technology is essential. Previous supervisory experience strongly preferred. Schedule will include some nights and weekends. Salary negotiable from $36,000/yr. plus excellent benefits. Application/resume to: Margaret Yates, myates (at) cals (dot) org, Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Dr., Little Rock, AR 72212 by August 25, 2014.

LIBRARY ASSISTANT I – full-time public service position at Rooker Library. Responsibilities include checking materials in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving. Familiarity with technology, digital media, ability to do instructional assistance on devices, and excellent communication and customer service skills are required. Familiarity with popular reading and entertainment materials desirable. Some evenings and Saturdays required. $22,505, includes benefits. Resume/application to Audrey Taylor, ataylor (at) cals (dot) org, 907-5991, Rooker Library, 11 Otter Creek Ct., Little Rock, AR 72210 by 8/25/14.

MAINTENANCE  TECHNICIAN – Central Arkansas Library System. Facilities maintenance technician to maintain/repair equipment, physical structures, furnishings, and building systems for public library facilities.  High school diploma or equivalent, AR driver’s license, minimum 3 years commercial facilities maintenance or equivalent experience required. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. required. Electrical, plumbing, or HVAC certification/expertise preferred. Ability to work in team-oriented, task-sharing environment essential. Salary from $29,500, depending on experience. Excellent benefits. Submit application, including names and phone numbers for three professional references to Will Massey, CALS, 100 Rock St., Little Rock, AR 72201, - fax: 501-375-7553. Application deadline: noon, Wednesday Sept. 3, 2014.


DELIVERY DRIVER  - Central Arkansas Library System - 32 Hours/Week.  Deliver books and materials to branch libraries in Little Rock and Pulaski County. Monday – Saturday with some flexibility in hours. Arkansas driver’s license and good driving record plus ability to drive standard box truck and lift up to 50 pounds required. Some experience preferred. Salary from $12/hour plus excellent benefits. Submit application, including names and phone numbers for three references to Will Massey, CALS, 100 Rock St. Little Rock, AR 72201,, FAX: 501-375-7553.  Application deadline: noon, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.


Pages are part-time positions, sorting and shelving materials. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. Must be able to reach all shelving with aid of a kick stool. Must have some knowledge of computers. Evening and Saturday hours required for most locations. Contact branch for specifics. $7.25/hr. Open until filled. Applications may be submitted to the following:

CALS Employment Application for Page Positions

Main Library-Adult Non-Fiction -- 100 Rock St., Little Rock -- 20 hours/week. Contact Stewart Fuell,, 918-3020.

Main Library-Youth Services -- 100 Rock St., Little Rock -- 15 hours/week.  Contact Ellen Samples,, 918-3059.

Main Library-Youth Services -- 100 Rock St., Little Rock -- 15 hours/week.  Contact Ellen Samples,, 918-3059.