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CALS does not accept unsolicited applications. Please submit applications for advertised positions only.

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

Full-Time Positions

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a full-time (40 hrs/week) facilities maintenance technician with electrical experience to install and maintain the wiring and control equipment through which electricity flows for all public library facilities. High school diploma or equivalent and valid AR driver’s license. Other requirements include must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., stand for long periods of time and have basic computer skills.  Candidate must also be able to work in team-oriented, task-sharing environment. Other duties as assigned.  Salary range starts at $17.22/hr.  with excellent benefits such as medical, dental, vision, company paid pension, life insurance, paid time off, and holiday pay. Submit application and resume, including names and phone numbers for three professional references, to Gonzalo Hernandez at  Position open until filled.

Part-Time Positions

LIBRARY ASSISTANT – Part-time (20 hour/week) public service position at the Rooker Library. Essential duties and responsibilities include assisting patrons on the circulation desk, at self-service kiosks, and throughout the library space as needed, and all day-to-day tasks performed by library staff. This position requires experience with technology, the willingness to enforce rules of conduct, excellent communication, customer service, and attention to detail. Other duties include shelving library materials as well as checking materials in and out, answering patron questions, registering patrons for library cards, information searching, and basic computer troubleshooting. Applicants must be available to work some Saturdays and evenings. Salary range starts at $15.37 per hour and benefits include paid time off, holiday pay, and eligibility to participate in the CALS 457 retirement plan. Please send resume and application to with Library Assistant in the subject line. Position open until filled.

LIBRARY CLERK – Part-time (20 hours/week) public service position at the Hillary Rodham Clinton Children’s Library & Learning Center. Seeking energetic, customer service-oriented applicant with exceptional sorting ability, great attention to detail, and excellent communication skills.  Essential duties include shelving items, shelf reading, emptying book bins, working the circulation desk, and answering patron questions.  Must be able to stand for long periods, push and pull at least 50 lbs., lift, squat, and work some evenings and weekends. The pay is $15.00 per hour.  Benefits include paid time off, holiday pay, and eligibility to participate in CALS 457 retirement plan.  To apply, please send the application to with the heading Library Clerk. Position open until filled.

UPPER LEVEL MATH TUTOR – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking a part-time math tutor for our grant funded Count Up tutoring project. The program will assist students in grades 7-12 with virtual math tutoring over Zoom, as well as some potential in person sessions. In addition to tutoring students, math tutors will assist with training volunteer tutors with the potential for some additional hours for administrative support for qualified candidates. Interested candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, STEM fields, or education and possess strong math skills in multiple math subjects, excellent verbal communication skills, good time management, and excellent computer skills. The schedule will be flexible and based on the needs of students in the program, primarily during afternoons and weekends, for an estimated 9 hours a week. Pay range starts at $16.26 per hour and includes holiday pay. Please send application and resume with the subject line: Math Tutor to Position is open until filled and candidate must be able to start right away.

Temporary / Seasonal Positions

No positions currently available.