The East Central Arkansas Regional Library is seeking to fill an upcoming vacancy in the position of County Operations Manager for the Cross County Library located in Wynne. Working with the Regional Librarian as an integral part of the Administrative Team, this position oversees all library operations in Cross County, handles collection development/management and administrative duties, supervises staff, develops and implements programs and services, and other tasks. A Bachelor’s degree is required, with an ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS degree strongly preferred. Progressive, energetic, forward-thinking librarians are encouraged to apply. We will consider new/recent MLS/MLIS graduates with a bright personality who have some supervisory and/or public service experience. A sense of humor is a must.
Wynne and Cross County are located in the heart of the Arkansas Delta region. Wynne offers the best of small town living in a heavily agricultural area, with good public schools, a low cost of living, and ample outdoor opportunities. Jonesboro, a vibrant, growing city with dining, shopping and Arkansas State University is only 45 minutes away, as is the city of Memphis, Tennessee, known for Elvis, the Grizzlies, Barbecue, Beale Street Blues, and Rock and Roll.
The starting salary for this position is $37,500, but salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The position also includes an excellent benefits package including health/life insurance, Arkansas Public Employees Retirement, various cafeteria plan offerings, FSA, and support for continuing education and professional activities. Relocation assistance is possible.
Please see the full job description and application information at https://www.ecarls.org/ecarl-employment. Application materials submitted by May 25, 2022 will receive highest consideration. Position to begin in the summer of 2022.