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 jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Applications will be kept on file for six months.

Job Openings

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Open Positions

Part-Time Positions at FSPL Locations

Brief Job Description:

The Fort Smith Public Library has immediate openings for several part-time positions. 

The salary for all positions is $11/hour.  Available schedules range from 10-18 hours per week, depending on the department or location. 

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.

To apply for any of these positions, click here.  Applications should be emailed to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org or dropped by the Main Library.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all positions are filled.  No phone calls regarding these positions will be accepted.  If you have questions or need additional information, email jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.


Dallas Street Branch:  8100 Dallas Street


Branch Library Assistant (part-time)

            Responsibilities include working at the customer service desk, curbside pickup duty, checking in and checking out library materials, assisting customers on public computers & mobile devices, shelving books, 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 library clientele including children and teenagers.  Flexibility in scheduling is preferred. Regular hours will be MWF from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM with occasional Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM.  Work schedules will average 10 to 18 hours per week.  Email resumes with a minimum of three references to jobs@fortsmithlibrary.org.  Applicants must include a list of their days and hours of availability along with any potential scheduling conflicts.  Student applicants must include a class schedule for their fall 2021 term with their resume. 


Main Library:  3201 Rogers Avenue


Dewey’s Café Barista (part-time)

            Duties include taking customer orders, handling money, food prep/service, baking, and preparing coffee/specialty drinks. The café is looking for dependable and self-motivated individuals that learn fast and can handle work reliably with minimal supervision.

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