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


FULL-TIME POSITIONS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – The Board of Directors of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS) is seeking a new executive director for the System. Dr. Bobby Roberts, who has led CALS for the past 27 years, has announced that he will retire in early 2016. The new executive director would be expected to assume his or her duties in or about January, 2016.

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LIBRARY ASSISTANT II / SYSTEM AV MANAGER – full-time public service position in Main Library Circulation Department. Responsibilities include maintenance of audio-visual collection, checking materials in and out, answering phones, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving. Good organizational skills and being detail oriented a must. 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. $22,942 plus benefits. Resume/application to: Haley Lagasse, hlagasse (at) cals (dot) org, Main Library, 100 Rock St., Little Rock, AR 72201 by 8/28/15.

SECURITY GUARD / MAILROOM CLERK – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time security guard / mailroom clerk. Duties include patrolling the main library campus and operation and maintenance of postage machine; shipping/ receiving of letters and materials, and preparing UPS shipments. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time and must be able to lift 50 lbs. Some computer experience a plus. Salary starting at $12.00/hr, includes excellent benefits. Submit resume/application to: Jerry Smith, CALS, 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, jerrys@cals.org by 4:00 PM, 8/31/15.


PART-TIME POSITIONS

Mailroom Clerk – Central Arkansas Library System is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time 20-hrs/week mailroom clerk. Duties include operation and maintenance of postage machine (MailOne software); receiving, sorting, and posting of mail for 14 branches; preparing mail and packages for pickup by USPS; preparing UPS shipments. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Salary starting at $11.00/hr, includes excellent benefits. Submit resume/application to: Jackie Patel, CALS, 100 Rock Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, or mganos (at) cals (dot) org, by 4:00 PM, 8/31/15.


LIBRARY PAGE POSITIONS

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 may be required. Sunday hours may be required for Main and Children's Library. Contact individual location for specifics. $7.50/hr. Open until filled. Applications may be submitted to the following:

CALS Employment Application for Page Positions

Dee Brown Library, 6325 Baseline Rd., Little Rock72209 – Two 20-hour positions available. For information, contact Brian Martin, bmartin@cals.org, 568-7494.  Spanish language skills preferred.

Williams Library, 1800 Chester St., Little Rock 72206 -- 20 hours/week. Contact Latina Sheard, lsheard@cals.org, 376-4282.

Butler Center/Main Library Campus, 100 Rock St., Little Rock 72201 -- 25 hours/week. Contact Shannon Holmes, sholmes@cals.org.