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  • 16 Aug 2018 2:05 PM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The University of Arkansas Libraries seeks a Folk Arts Coordinator to manage a newly-created Arkansas Folk and Traditional Arts Program.  The Coordinator will have the mission to serve all of the citizens in the State and will work closely with the Arkansas Arts Council and Arkansas State University, who are key partners in developing this Program.

    General Duties.  The Arkansas Folk Arts Coordinator will be responsible for building networks and partnerships with other cultural agencies in the State and, in particular, assisting the Arkansas Art Council with enlarging its existing performer rosters and programs related to folk and traditional arts.  The coordinator will conduct fieldwork in four regions of the State; establish a social media presence for education, communication, outreach, and advocacy; develop proposals and seek funding for new projects or programs, one of which is expected to be a folk arts apprenticeship program; and contribute to the public folklore profession through conferences, research, and meetings.

    The office of the Folks Arts Coordinator will be located at Mullins Library on the campus of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and the Coordinator will report to the Associate Dean of Libraries.  The Coordinator will support the library’s and University’s mission, in part, to support and foster creativity and research.  The Coordinator will also respond to the advice of the Arkansas Folklife Advisory Committee consisting of folklorists and arts specialists throughout the State. 

    Qualifications. Required:

    • ·        A master’s degree in Folklore, American Studies, ethnomusicology, or a related field
    • ·        At least one year of professional experience in public folklore work
    • ·        Previous fieldwork experience in photography and audio recording

        OR

    • ·        A bachelor’s degree in Folklore, American Studies, ethnomusicology, or a related field
    • ·        At least three years of professional experience in public folklore work
    • ·        Previous fieldwork experience in photography and audio recording

    Preferred:

    • ·        Experience working in a heritage- or arts-related organization
    • ·        Experience with grant writing and budget management
    • ·        Experience establishing a social media presence

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • ·        Knowledge of Arkansas heritage
    • ·        Demonstrated skills working with digital materials
    • ·        Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
    • ·        Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • ·        Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively to develop productive partnerships within the University and the State.
    • ·        Ability to travel extensively on behalf of the University of Arkansas

    Salary and Benefits.  Temporary twelve-month, non-classified, non-faculty position (Research Associate).  Salary:  $40,000.  Benefits include TIAA or Fidelity Investments, 22 days of annual leave, tuition reduction, and health insurance.

    Background:  The University of Arkansas places students first by enhancing academic programs, creating an engaging campus life, reducing obstacles, enhancing diversity, improving graduation rates, and marshaling the expertise of the faculty, staff, and students.  The University is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high levels of research activity (RU/VH).  The University provides a superior campus landscape and environment while designing and building world class facilities.  The funding for research awards and research expenditures continues to grow and so do the academic programs offered.  The University Libraries share in the stewardship of the University’s goals and takes responsibility for the health of the research and teaching collections as well as programs that further support the academic mission.  For more information, visit the Libraries’ home page (http://libraries.uark.edu).  The University of Arkansas campus (http://www.uark.edu/) in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a student enrollment of more than 26,000, is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System.  With a population of approximately 460,000, the northwest Arkansas region is home to two Fortune 100 company headquarters.  This thriving region offers numerous cultural venues, such as the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the Walton Arts Center, and the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History.

    Application deadline and contact information.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Completed applications received by September 15, 2018, will receive full consideration.  For full posting or to apply, please go to http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/29299.  When completing your application, please upload the following: letter of application (addressed to the attention of Jeff Banks, Assistant Dean for HR and Organizational Development), résumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.  For more information, please contact Jeff Banks at libhrofc@uark.edu.

    The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution.  The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.  All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

  • 16 Aug 2018 12:44 PM | Maureen Huseman (Administrator)

    Position:  Library Director

    Link to job description or see below:
    https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=155f92a3-11e2-46b1-ac72-da2893de73dd&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=233234&lang=en_US&source=CC4

    This is highly responsible administrative work involving the direction of a broad range of public library functions.

    Work involves responsibility for the management of a public library collection and for the provision of library services to patrons and community organizations.  Duties include policy recommendation, departmental planning, and direction and administration of library activities.  The position is also invested with making the most difficult library technical decisions.  The work requires thorough knowledge, skill and ability in every phase of the public library field.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
    1.       Supervises the library staff, directly or through appropriate delegation, to create a harmonious team environment.
    2.       Evaluates and administers library programs such as circulation, reference, reader’s advisory services, children’s services, community services and public information.
    3.       Directs the development and maintenance of the library’s collection of books, periodicals, records, films, tapes and a variety of other library materials.
    4.       Directs the development, repair and maintenance of the Library building(s).
    5.       Provides staff support to the Library Board by assisting with meetings, preparing reports, and implementing policy decided by the Board.
    6.       Prepares and presents library budget proposal for approval, and monitors and approves expenditures from the official operating budget.
    7.       Confers with State agencies, other public libraries, corporations, and community groups in the development of library programs for the City and assists in coordinating interlibrary program efforts.
    8.       Provides reference and reader’s advisory services on a regular schedule to library patrons as supervisor of that department.
    9.       Directs the training of library staff in technical and administrative library skills.
    10.   Develops short-term and long-range goals and plans for collections, services, and programs in keeping with the library’s mission and operating policies; studies and plans development of library services to meet present and future community needs.
    11.   Responsible for selection of all materials.
    12.   Prepares regular narrative and statistical reports for superiors, the Library Board, and others as designated.
    13.   Develop good patron relations by creating a high level of service and support to users.
    14.   Direct day to day operations of the library to ensure that the basic mission of the library is fulfilled.
    15.   Directs and participates in personnel actions such as hiring, termination, assignment, evaluation, and labor relations.
    16.   Develop programs and provide an aggressive public relations program to promote the library.
    17.   Compile annual report for Arkansas State Library and Bella Vista Public Library.
    18.   Attend the American Library Association and Arkansas Library Association Conferences and meetings as the budget permits.
    19.   Drafts and recommends policy to the Library Board and plans for the implementation of public library goals and objectives.
    20.   Works with the Friends of the Library organization in promoting the library before the community.

    Other Duties:
    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    1.       Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.
    2.       Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration as applied to a public library.
    3.       Thorough knowledge of standard library principles and practices and concepts of freedom of speech, copyright, collection development, weeding, patron confidentiality, censorship and other library issues.
    4.       Thorough knowledge of using an Integrated Library System.
    5.       Thorough knowledge of contemporary bibliographic-maintenance standards and practice, including Anglo-American cataloging rules, Dewey Decimal Classification System, Library of Congress subject headings, and OCLC/MARC records.
    6.       Thorough ability in oral and written communications.
    7.       Thorough ability to administer the activities of a public library and to supervise the work of others.
    8.       Thorough ability to make decisions in an environment of limited resources.

    Leadership Competency Skills and Abilities:
    1.       The ability to experience and relate to thoughts, emotions or experiences of others.
    2.       The ability to understand others clearly without bias.
    3.       The ability to communicate ideas effectively with a group verbally.
    4.       The ability to articulate a written message in a clear and compelling manner.
    5.       The ability to treat others fairly.
    6.       The ability to connect with others in a positive way.
    7.       The ability to convince others to change their actions, decisions, opinions and thinking.
    8.       The ability to constructively facilitate agreements between people.
    9.       The ability to address and resolve the contradictory interests or values of multiple parties.
    10.   The ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve group objectives.
    11.   The ability to facilitate and support the professional growth of others.
    12.   The ability to consistently build long-term relationships with key stakeholders of the Library.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    1.       Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution required.
    2.       Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience as a librarian in a public library.
    3.       Five (5) years of supervisory experience.
    4.       Position requires day, evening and weekend hours.
    5.       Access to transportation
    6.       Valid driver’s license.

    Physical Demands:
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently life and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Employee will frequently engage in keyboarding (typing) and operating a personal computer.                                                                      

    Work Environment:
    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. There may be periodic to frequent interruptions by phone or in person.

    The City of Bella Vista is an At-Will Employer.


  • 16 Aug 2018 10:49 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Job closes 9/17/18.  

    Must have proven leadership ability with a minimum of two years of management experience.  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Must have ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, subordinates, associates, officials of other agencies (including city and county governments) and the general public.  Must have proficient business computer skills.  Must be able to think strategically and have planning experience including development of operating budget.  Must have an understanding of emerging technologies, including social media.  Must have an understanding of financial management including the recording of financial transactions.  Must have experience reporting to a governing board.  Must pass background check and drug screen.  Must reside in Crittenden County.

    Pay is $28,000 - $30,000.

    Please send an email to cclibrary100@gmail.com to request an application be

    e-mailed or faxed to you.  Completed applications and resumes must be returned to Judge Woody Wheeless’ office at the Courthouse in Marion:

    Crittenden County Courthouse
    Attn: Judge Woody Wheeless

    100 Court Square
    Marion, AR 72364

    Job duties include (but not limited to):

    • ·       Administers, interprets, enforces and recommends procedures consistent with applicable laws, regulations, City of Marion and Crittenden County ordinances, rules and the policies of Crittenden County and the Crittenden County Library Board (CCLB).
    • ·       Performs activities which permit the orderly, efficient and effective communications with, and delivery of library services to, all stakeholders including all Crittenden County citizens, patrons, State Library and other government officials.
    • ·       Evaluates and administers library programs such as circulation, reference, reader’s advisory services, children’s services, community services and public information. 
    • ·       Attends relevant conferences including Arkansas Library Association and meetings at the State Library.
    • ·       Directs a public relations program to promote and publicize the library’s collections, services and programs within the community.
    • ·       Represents the library on regional and state committees and serves as Crittenden County’s authority on library issues.
    • ·       Develops and annually updates long-term plans for the Crittenden County libraries and obtains Board approval.
    • ·       Maintains standard levels of service to all branch libraries in Crittenden County communities.
    • ·       Attends Crittenden County Quorum Court meetings and Marion City Council meetings and periodically reports on library activities.
    • ·       Prepares various kinds of statistical reports on finances, programs, attendance and circulation.
    • ·       Communicates effectively with the community.
    • ·       Oversees full-time and part-time library employees including hiring, evaluating, disciplining and terminating with the advice of the CCLB as required by law or policy.
    • ·       Coordinates the training of library staff in technical and administrative library skills.
    • ·       Disseminates information regarding personnel policies, fringe benefits, conditions of employment and all relevant policies to library employees.
    • ·       Directs the development and maintenance of the collection of books, periodicals, CD’s and a variety of other library materials.
    • ·       Drafts and recommends policy to the Crittenden County Library (CCL) Board of Directors.
    • ·       Plans for the effective and efficient implementation of approved policies.
    • ·       Develops the annual budgets, obtains Board approval and files with the County and City. 
  • 15 Aug 2018 9:32 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Volunteer Coordinator will serve as the coordinator/conduit for all volunteers and volunteer activities across the Central Arkansas Library System. The Volunteer Coordinator will recruit and manage volunteers for the system including volunteers for FOCAL, Next Chapter and other groups. The Volunteer Coordinator will work to coordinate volunteer opportunities with branches and programs and create and participate in community outreach opportunities for the Library.  The Volunteer Coordinator will manage renewal and membership activities related to volunteers, report annual statistics, plan and host in-service for branch volunteer coordinator and others, create and maintain volunteer handbook and policies. Excellent communication, great customer service skills and the ability to organize and prioritize are a must. Salary starts at $40,913 will excellent benefits. If you are interested, please submit a resume with the heading: Volunteer Coordinator to hrjobs@cals.org by August 30, 2018.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

     

  • 13 Aug 2018 9:57 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Position Summary:

    The Dean B. Ellis Library at Arkansas State University seeks a motivated and forward thinking individual for the newly created position of Metadata Librarian. This position will be vital in helping the Library develop digital collections and ensure that our unique and special collections are usable and discoverable via a wide variety of tools.

    The successful candidate will work primarily with the Library’s special collections, but also with other materials that require original cataloging. They will act to ensure that the Library adheres to current metadata and cataloging standards and will be integral in helping define and investigate the evolution of metadata. The Metadata Librarian will supervise two Cataloging personnel and report to the Library Director.

    The Dean B. Ellis Library is currently engaged in a planning process that may result in changes to the library’s current organizational structure.

    Librarians organize and administer the functions of a library or information center and provide a variety of training, referral, or information services.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    Metadata (70%)

    • Develops, implements, assesses, and refines metadata workflows, policies, and procedures for the Library’s digital, print, and special collections.
    • Provides training and support for ongoing creation of metadata and standard compliance.
    • Captures and creates unique metadata and authority records for specialized and archival materials, including those born digital. Maintains authority control and maintenance of records to ensure discoverability.
    • Evaluates, transforms, and remediates metadata to ensure consistency across different platforms and supports the creation of digital content.
    • Provides metadata support for digital projects, ensuring that metadata are effectively integrated with traditional library collections and discoverable with various discovery tools.
    • Communicates and actively builds relationships with Systems, Archives/Special Collections, Acquisitions, and subject liaisons to ensure unit policies and procedures reflect the needs of constituencies.
    • Keeps abreast of current and emerging trends, issues, and methods of electronic resources management and metadata standards such as EAD and organizational policy published by the Society of American Archivists. Will be expected to adopt other standards as cataloging and discovery systems develop.

    Cataloging (25%)

    • Provides, monitors, and manages appropriate cataloging standards and procedures for all materials in accordance with national cataloging standards such as RDA and AACR2. Monitors and adopts any published updates to MARC format standards, LCC, and LCSH.
    • Performs original cataloging for monographic resources not found in the library catalog or the OCLC bibliographic database.
    • Manages cataloging tools used, such as the OCLC Cataloging System, and implements changes and enhancements as appropriate.
    • Supervises day-to-day operations of Cataloging unit, including supervision of Cataloging staff.

    Other Duties (5%)

    • Assists in developing collections in selected subject areas.
    • Other duties as identified or required.  

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    Required:
    MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution.
    A record of experience in original cataloging and metadata.
    Demonstrated knowledge of RDA, LCSH and LC classification, and MARC and non-MARC metadata formats and standards.
    Proficiency, or willingness to become proficient, in the application of Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) in the creation of archival metadata.
    Ability to edit and modify externally generated metadata.
    Ability to learn, analyze, and utilize existing and emerging metadata standards.
    Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Ability and willingness to work with colleagues in collaborative and team environments, as well as independently.

    Preferred:
    Experience using cataloging resources including, but not limited to, an integrated library system, OCLC Connexion and MarcEdit.
    Working knowledge of ArchivesSpace.
    Supervisory experience; ability to motivate staff, set priorities, and lead projects.

    General Days/Hours:

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Additional hours as requested and/or needed

    Other:

    Participation in state and national library networks is encouraged. Membership and participation in local, state and national professional organizations is expected.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution

    Demonstrated abilities in technical services, reference, library instruction, and/or use of internet resources

    Commitment to patron services and active learning

    Experience with an integrated, web-based, library system

    To apply for this position, please click https://chj.tbe.taleo.net/dispatcher/servlet/DispatcherServlet?org=ARKASTAT2&act=redirectCws&cws=40&redirectUrl=%2Fats%2Fcareers%2Frequisition.jsp%3Frid%3D22951%26org%3DARKASTAT2%26cws%3D40

     

  • 9 Aug 2018 11:54 AM | Maureen Huseman (Administrator)

    Library Director - Lubbock, Texas
    1625 13th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79401
    806-775-3000

    Deadline for first review of applications:  Thursday, September 6, 2018

    Lubbock, known as the “The Hub City”, is situated at the center of the scenic South Plains, between the Permian Basin and Texas Panhandle.  Lubbock covers more than 125 square miles and is home to 250,000 residents who enjoy the opportunities of a major metropolitan area with the friendly hospitality and charm of a small community.  The City of Lubbock is a Home Rule city operating with a Council-Manager form of government.

    The City of Lubbock seeks an energetic, resourceful, and customer-focused professional to be its Library Director.  The ideal candidate must hold a master’s degree in library science or a closely related field and have five years of experience, including two years of supervisory experience, in library operations.  An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered.

    Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches

    For more information on this position contact:

    Chester Nolen, Vice President
    Strategic Government Resources
    Chester@governmentresource.com
    817-659-8495


  • 3 Aug 2018 11:13 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Central Arkansas Library System seeks a full-time Director of Facilities and Operations.  The Director of Facilities and Operations is responsible for overseeing the maintenance and physical appearance of all library system buildings and grounds (approximately 500,000 sq. over 20 buildings in two counties in Central Arkansas) ensuring that the buildings are maintained in a safe, attractive, and clean condition. Responsibilities include supervising the maintenance, security, housekeeping, and landscape department managers, collaborating with administration, department managers and branch managers regarding facility needs, recommending associated actions, and overseeing projects (e.g. site repairs/construction, preventative maintenance, etc.) to ensure completion within established time frames, project design, and budget. Interested candidate should have a broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, marketing, business administration, finance, etc., plus 5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Great customer service skills and the ability to manage projects and meet deadlines required.  Salary will depend on experience and includes excellent benefits.  To apply, please send resume and application with the subject line: Director of Facilities and Operations to hr@cals.org by Friday, August 17th.

    https://cals.org/job-opportunities/

  • 2 Aug 2018 8:01 AM | Maureen Huseman (Administrator)

    Access Services Evening Supervisor
    Kent Library
    Full-Time, Full Benefits
    10 Month Professional Position; Working Sunday-Thursday from 3:00 pm to Midnight (work August – May and off June – July)

    Kent Library’s Access Services provides student, faculty, staff and community guest user services. The unit ensures safe and secure spaces for users, staff and library collections. Access Services is responsible for opening, staffing, and closing the building, and for user and staff safety and security during regular and extended hours. Day-to-day Access Services operations include: providing courteous, friendly user services; assisting users in finding information; facilitating user access to library resources and lending/borrowing activities; managing user access to interlibrary loan materials; communicating with faculty about course reserves; implementing and modeling unit policies and procedures; training and supervising unit employees; and organizing and maintaining the Library’s circulating collections. Access Services staff may be required to work during poor weather conditions as Kent Library is considered an essential university service.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Provide excellent, courteous, friendly user services
    • Facilitate user access to library services, resources, spaces and resource sharing
    • Provide late night in-person and virtual reference and research assistance at the Reference Desk
    • Ensure the safety and security of students, faculty, staff, library guests and library spaces
    • Participate in evaluation of evening and weekend library staff and student employees
    • Share responsibility for scheduling, training and supervising Access Services and Reference student employees
    • Participate in borrowing and lending resource sharing activities
    • Oversee management of course reserves
    • Share responsibility for building and facilities coordination
    • Manage and maintain Kent Library’s children’s and young adult collections and the circulating and periodicals collections
    • Create and maintain digital learning materials; such as library guides
    • Share responsibility for Kent Library’s social media account(s)
    • Serve on library and university committees
    • Lead and participate in special projects as requested
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
    • Minimum two years of work experience in a library; public services experience a plus
    • Experience providing excellent user services
    • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure in challenging situations
    • Experience with employee training and/or supervision
    • Knowledge of, and working familiarity with, at least one library classification system
    • Basic understanding of resource sharing among libraries
    • Evidence that indicates strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
    • Capacity to organize work effectively
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to lead and/or participate in project planning, implementation and completion
    • Demonstrated ability to use computers effectively in a work setting
    • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility and ability to work well as a member of a group and individually
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel
    • Evidence of effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

    As a public regional university, Southeast Missouri State University seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate and graduate education and student success and who are able to contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.

    Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by August 17, 2018.  The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

    To Apply: Submit the following items online at:
    http://agency.governmentjobs.com/semoedu/default.cfm

    • Letter of interest addressing position qualifications
    • Current curriculum vitae
    • Name and contact information of professional references may be asked for at a later date

    Library Information:  Information about Kent Library can be found at http://library.semo.edu.

    University facts: Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with five colleges, 11,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,000. Southeast is a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri. Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000. Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.

    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER


  • 26 Jul 2018 8:02 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    Job Posting:  Bentonville Public Library

    Position:  Full-Time Library Specialist I / II

    Hiring Salary

    Grade 14 or Grade 17

    Specialist I: $12.73 – $19.08 per hour, DOE

    Specialist II: $16.03 – $24.04 per hour, DOE

    Schedule

    Full Time:  40 hours per week

    Monday-Friday 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

    Job Summary

    Works under the supervision of the Reference Librarian, and plays an integral role in the library’s team to successfully implement public services, policies, procedures and programs in accordance with the library’s mission.  

    Responsibilities for this position include cataloging of adult materials, weeding and inter-library loans, as well as other administrative support duties.

    Additionally, performs routine desk duties, including but not limited to:  issues and updates library cards, tenders money, checks out materials, provides reference/information and readers’ advisory services, plus technology help to the general public.

    Strong focus on customer service, technology experience and team work.  Requires the application of elementary principles of library and information sciences.  Other duties may be assigned; attendance is required of the position.  A complete job description is available upon request.

    Minimum Requirements

    One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Application Procedures

    To be considered for open positions, candidates must complete and submit the City of Bentonville job application and provide a professional résumé.

    Completed applications and résumés should be submitted:

    City of Bentonville, Human Resources

    117 West Central Avenue

    Bentonville, AR 72712

    E-maillwalden@bentonvillear.com

    FAX: (479) 271-5913

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

    Please note, submission of an application and/or résumé does not automatically guarantee candidates a professional interview with library administration. More information may be accessed on the City’s Employment site.

     

  • 26 Jul 2018 7:57 AM | Ronald Russ (Administrator)

    The Central Arkansas Library System is hiring a full time Project Coordinator, a 15 month grant funded position, to coordinate a city wide campaign to encourage more organizations to use federal programs to feed underserved children.  In conjunction with an advisory board composed of representatives of partnering organizations, the Coordinator is responsible for managing, organizing, and coordinating a wide variety of functions and performing various administrative and technical duties in support of the program.  Essential duties include help plan, develop and implement all aspects of the program, maintain appropriate program and fiscal records in compliance with federal and state requirements.  Candidate must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and community organizations, be highly organized, have strong oral and written communication skills, be able to work independently with a high level of efficiency and consistency.  Candidate must have reliable transportation to make site visits to the service areas.  Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in Human Services or a related field with at least two years of related work experience or a high school diploma with at least six years of related work experience.  The starting annual salary is $47,112 with excellent benefits.  The time period for the position will be 15 months – through Dec. 2019.  Interested candidates should send application and resume with subject line: Project Coordinator to Candace White at hr@cals.org by Friday, August 10, 2018.

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