Employment Opportunities

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The Fort Smith Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.  Completed employment applications may be submitted at any time.  When you apply, please indicate which position or positions you are applying for and specify the specific hours and days of the week that you are available to work.  Email the completed application to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Job Openings

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Open Positions

Part-Time Branch Assistant – Fort Smith Public Library Dallas Street Branch

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Dallas Street Branch

Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library has an opening for a part-time library assistant at the Dallas Street Branch location. Responsibilities include working at the customer service desk, checking in and checking out library materials, assisting customers on public computers & mobile devices, shelving books, curbside pickup duty, and assisting with other tasks as needed.  Must be customer service-oriented, friendly, dependable, flexible, detail-oriented, and able to stand/walk for long periods without sitting.  Must be computer literate and a fast learner with skills in Microsoft Office and email.  Experience using smart phones and tablets is required.  Must be comfortable working with a diverse staff and library clientele, including children and teenagers.  Starting pay is $12.00 per hour.  Work schedules will average 12 to 16 hours per week with regular hours from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and occasional Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Flexibility in scheduling is preferred.  Drawing and artistic skills for this position are preferred, but not required.  To apply, please download and fill out the application on the employment page of the library’s website and email it to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Student applicants must include a class schedule for their spring 2024 term with their application.  The applicant’s hours of availability must be included on the application to be considered for the position.  A minimum of three professional references should be submitted.  Applications will be accepted online until the position is filled. Paper applications will not be accepted.  No phone calls, please.