All branches of the Central Arkansas Library System will be closed Friday, October 20, for staff development sessions. Regular hours will resume Saturday, October 21. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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CALS does not accept unsolicited applications. Please submit applications for advertised positions only.

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


DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS – The Central Arkansas Library System is looking for an experienced, results-oriented Director of Communications to join our organization. The Director of Communications is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the Central Arkansas Library System’s and the CALS Foundation’s organization strategies, marketing communications, and public relations activities over multiple platforms. The Director of Communications also serves as the Director of Friends of Central Arkansas Library System (FOCAL). Interested candidates should have exceptional writing, editing, and project/time management skills, and be able to help develop effective advertising, marketing, public relations, and branding strategies. A minimum of 5 years’ experience, and a demonstrated track record of success in a communications or public relations role, and a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or a related field or equivalent experience are required. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements, with the subject line Director of Communications, to by December 8, 2017.

BRANCH MANAGER / LIBRARIAN I – The Central Arkansas Library System seeks a manager for the Fletcher Library in Little Rock, AR. An ALA-accredited MLS, or substantial work toward an MLS with the commitment to finish and prior library experience is preferred. Candidates must possess strong customer service skills and enthusiasm for working with a diverse population of all ages. Supervisory, leadership, and project management skills are required, along with an open-minded and progressive approach to library service. Responsibilities include oversight of all daily library operations; hiring, training, supervision & evaluation of staff; and scheduling. Previous supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Knowledge of electronic information services, library technology, and popular library materials is essential. Schedule will include some nights and weekends.. Salary negotiable from $36,000/yr. plus outstanding benefits package. Application and resume to: Open until filled.


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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. Spanish language skills preferred. Contact individual location for specifics. $8.50/hr. Open until filled. Submit one application per position. Applications are currently being accepted to the following locations:

CALS Employment Application for Page Positions

Dee Brown, 6325 Baseline Drive Little Rock, AR 72209 – 20 hrs./wk. Must be able to work Saturdays 9am-6pm. To apply, send application and resume to

Williams Library, 1800 Chester Street, Little Rock, AR 72206 – 20 hrs./wk. Must be able to able to work evenings and Saturdays. To apply, send application and resume to