Job Opportunities

Teen Community Educator- Full Time
Posted on February 07, 2024 | open until filled.

The North Little Rock Public Library System is seeking a dedicated Community Educator for The Loft. The role involves engaging and assisting young library users aged 12-18, providing excellent customer service, and developing and facilitating library events and programs for this age range. The ideal candidate will have a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution, or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of related experience. Candidates who do not meet these educational ideals, but who possess at least 5 years of experience working directly with teens in a service and/or educational setting are also invited to apply. The Community Educator's primary duties include program development, outreach to schools and local organizations, building connections with patrons and supporting an atmosphere of support and safety in the Loft. Other duties include checking materials in and out, shelving, and maintaining the cleanliness of the Loft. The role requires effective communication, organizational and problem-solving skills, and the ability to adapt quickly to new information. The candidate should understand and meet the unique developmental needs of patrons ages 12-18 and have experience working with this demographic. Physical demands include bending, lifting up to 50 pounds, and standing for prolonged periods. The position offers a comprehensive benefits package, with an initial salary ranging from $16 to $30 per hour or an annual salary of $33,280 to $62,400, based on education and experience. If you are passionate about libraries and working with teens, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@lamanlibrary.org. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply promptly as the position is open until filled.

Adult Community Educator - Full Time
Posted on February 07, 2024 | open until filled.

North Little Rock Public Library System is currently in search of a dedicated Adult Community Educator to join its Adult Department. As an Adult Community Educator, you will play a vital role in engaging and assisting adult library users, possessing a strong understanding of library automation systems, and contributing to the day-to-day operations of the Adult Department. Effective communication, organizational skills, and adaptability are key attributes for success in this position. Understanding and addressing the unique needs of adult patrons is crucial, with experience in public service preferred.

The position offers a competitive initial salary, ranging from $16 to $30 per hour or an annual salary of $33,280 to $62,400, based on education and experience. If you possess a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution, or a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years of related experience, we invite you to apply. Alternatively, candidates with at least ten years of relevant experience and a high school diploma or equivalent are encouraged to submit their applications. To express your interest in this role, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@lamanlibrary.org. Apply promptly, as the position is open until filled.

Maintenance Assistance - Part Time
Posted on February 07, 2024 | open until filled.

The North Little Rock Public Library System is currently seeking a Maintenance Assistant for its facilities. The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and security of library facilities, performing service and repair maintenance on plumbing, heating, and electrical systems.

As a Maintenance Assistant, your major duties will include maintaining the orderly appearance of the library, performing routine maintenance on electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and utility systems, and conducting finish maintenance tasks such as plastering, painting, basic carpentry, and light construction. Additionally, you will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining restrooms, collecting and emptying trash and recycling, changing light bulbs, and assisting with snow removal and outdoor maintenance.

Minor duties include performing other tasks as assigned within the scope of this classification. The role requires the ability to follow chemical supply instructions, use hand tools proficiently, and perform a variety of physical duties. Knowledge of carpentry, painting, plumbing, wiring, and HVAC systems is essential, along with the ability to lift up to 140 pounds, climb ladders, and operate motor vehicles and maintenance tools.

The position offers a competitive FTE salary range of $31,200 – $37,440 ($15-18/hour). Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least four years of relevant job experience. To express your interest in this role, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@lamanlibrary.org. Apply promptly, as the position is open until filled.