Department Manager -- Central Arkansas Library System -- Little Rock, AR

The Central Arkansas Library System's Main Library seeks a positive, outgoing, and supportive Patron Services department manager who wants to work in a diverse and inclusive environment.

Essential duties include oversight of all daily library operations; hiring, training, supervision & evaluation of staff; cash-handling; and scheduling for two floors. Candidate should have knowledge of electronic information services and library technology and must possess strong customer service skills and enthusiasm for working with a diverse population of all ages. Supervisory, leadership, and project management skills required, along with an open-minded and progressive approach to library service. Strong local community involvement essential.

An ALA-accredited MLS, current work toward an MLS, or the equivalent of a four-year college degree plus three years related experience and/or training; and related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, is preferred. Spanish language skills a plus. Candidates must be able to reach, lift, push and pull up to 50lbs, and be able to stand for periods at a time. Schedule will include some nights and weekends.

Salary range starts at $37,689/yr. plus outstanding benefits package.

Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Joe Hudak at Position open until filled.

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