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CALS is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants not possessing the minimum qualifications will not be considered or acknowledged.

Digital Innovation and Technology Manager

Salary starting from $75,000 with excellent benefits.

Reports To: Carol Coffey, Assistant Director for Library Resources

FLSA Status: Exempt


Under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Director for Library Resources, the Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is responsible for leading the library’s overall technology efforts, including management of the Information Technology Department and Web Development staff.

The Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is key to advising, influencing, planning, managing, and implementing the library’s technology efforts and ensuring successful outcomes that are aligned with the library’s vision, mission, and strategic objectives. The successful candidate will possess strong project management and communication skills.

The role of the Digital Innovation and Technology Manager is to provide the technology vision, leadership, infrastructure, tools, and services to support the library’s customer service principles.

This position is considered part of the administrative structure of the library system.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following, and other duties may be assigned:

  • Provide strategic direction for developing the library’s digital and technology initiatives
  • Ensure that virtual services are effectively and appropriately integrated with onsite services
  • Direct the work of the library’s technology staff and oversee all information technology for the library system
  • Plan, prepare, coordinate, and manage the library’s technology budgets; track and monitor expenditures to assure financial accountability

Education and/or Experience

Required: A bachelor’s degree, or current and substantial work toward one, and prior supervisory experience in a technology capacity is required for this position. While a Master’s degree in Library Science is not required for this position, a well-qualified applicant will have one or more of the following:

  • Coursework or certification in IT
  • Four to ten years related experience and/or training
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Master's degree (M.A. or MLS ) in Library Science

How to Apply

First consideration will be given to applications received by September 30, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.

For more information on the position and on the Central Arkansas area, please visit

If you are interested in this position, please submit (via email) a resume, cover letter, contact information for a minimum of three references, and salary requirements to:

Carson Block

Please use the subject line: CALS Tech Leader Application.

If you have any difficulties with email, or if you do not receive an acknowledgement of your application via an email response within 24 hours of submitting, please contact Carson via the form at


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Pages are part-time positions, sorting and shelving materials. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. Must be able to reach all shelving with aid of a kick stool. Must have some knowledge of computers. Evening and Saturday hours may be required. Sunday hours may be required for Main and Children's Library. Contact individual location for specifics. $8/hr.  Open until filled. Applications may be submitted to the following:

CALS Employment Application for Page Positions

McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow Rd., Little Rock 72204 -- 20 hrs./wk. Spanish language skills preferred. For more information, contact Tracey Eatmon,, 225-0066.

Dee Brown Library, 6325 Baseline Rd., Little Rock 72209 -- 20 hrs./wk. Spanish language skills preferred. For information, contact Brian Martin,, 568-7494.

Thompson Library, 38 Rahling Circle, Little Rock 72223 -- 12 hrs./wk. For information, contact Allen Jarvis,, 821-3060. 

Main Library, Patron Services Dept., 100 Rock St., Little Rock 72201 --20 hrs./wk. Tue.-Fri. 9 am-1 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm required. For information, contact Jeannie Burrus,, 918-3032.

Main Library, Circulation Dept., 100 Rock St., Little Rock 72201 -- 24 hrs./wk. For information, contact Mike Brooks,, 918-3043

Sanders Library, 31 Shelby Dr., Sherwood 72120 -- 16 hrs./wk. For information, contact Gina Carrico,, 835-7756.

Terry Library, 2015 Napa Valley Dr., Little Rock -- three positions, 20 hrs./wk., available. For information, contact Alyssa Studer,, 228-0129.