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.  Email the completed form to information@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Applications will be kept on file for six months.

Job Openings

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Open Positions

Part-Time Summer Library Assistant

Application Deadline:

Sat, 05/25/2019 - 12:00

Address:

8100 Dallas Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903
United States

Apply to:

Department:

Dallas Street Branch

Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library is seeking a responsible person to work as a temporary summer library assistant at the Dallas Street Branch library.  Responsibilities include assisting with summer library programs, shelving materials, working at the customer service desk, and helping with other basic tasks as needed.  Must be customer service-oriented, dependable, flexible, detail-oriented, and be able to follow instructions.   Should be a fast learner and able to perform basic tasks on a computer.  Must be comfortable working with a diverse library clientele including children.  Work schedule will mostly be Monday and Friday afternoons and average between 5-10 hours per week.  Pay is $9.25/hour.  All applicants must be 16 years old or older.  This will be a temporary job beginning June 3rd and ending no later than August 9th.  This is a great summer job for a high school or college student. 

Email resumes with a minimum of three references to mraymond@fortsmithlibrary.org by Saturday, May 25th.  Resumes may also be delivered to the Dallas Street Branch in person.  Students may use teachers as references. (Friends and family members should not be used as references.) Applicants should include a list of their days/hours of availability along with any potential scheduling conflicts.  Applicants should include any dates they will be out of town on vacation during the summer.  Student applicants enrolled in summer classes should also include their summer 2019 class schedule with their resume.  Applicants MUST be available to work extra hours from July 22nd through August 2nd. 

Windsor Drive Branch Manager

Address:

3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, AR 72903
United States

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Department:

Windsor Drive Branch

Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library in scenic western Arkansas is seeking a dynamic, customer-focused, creative professional to provide leadership for the Windsor Drive Branch Library. 

The Branch Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the neighborhood branch library, including supervising, scheduling, and training staff; planning programs and outreach for children, teens, and adults; ensuring a welcoming environment and providing a quality user experience to customers; interpreting library policies and procedures for customers and staff; and participating in collection development.  The person in this position works under the supervision of the library director and assistant director.  As a member of the library’s leadership team, the branch manager also works with other branch managers, department heads, and the library director on library-wide projects, issues, and initiatives.

Please see attached job notice for the full job description.