Employment Opportunities

Any open jobs will be posted below with a description and application instructions.

Those who are interested in submitting an application for future consideration may do so here.
The library will keep these applications on file for at least 6 months and review them in the event of any job openings.

 

We are hiring for an office assistant. This is a new position and the posting and description are below. This posting will be open until March 9th at 5 p.m. Please submit your application materials to Jordan Wilson (jwilson@libraryinjonesboro.org).

 

Office Assistant Position

We are seeking applicants for the new position of Office Assistant. Primary job duties of this position include answering and routing telephone calls and overseeing the library’s public room reservations. Well qualified applicants may assist with the job duties of the Assistant Business Manager and Business Manager. Candidates must have three years of customer service experience. Ideal candidates would have a background in customer service as well as an associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or a related field.

This position is full time or may be split between two part time employees. Pay starts at $12 per hour.

SUMMARY

Assist the Administration Team in the management of the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library and Crowley Ridge Regional Library. Perform other financial, clerical, and administrative duties as assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Customer Service
    • Provide excellent customer service to all library patrons and staff.
    • Book meeting rooms for public use and for library programs.
    • Maintain employee and patron confidentiality according to state and federal laws.
  • Leadership
  • Commit to professional growth and development.
  • Route Mail.
  • Answer telephones and route calls to appropriate staff member.
  • Compose routine correspondence.
  • Assist the Business Manager in setting up for Board Meetings.
  • Assist Assistant Business Manager in maintaining statistics for the Annual Report to the Arkansas State Library.
  • Additional duties will be assigned according to department needs and individual strengths and interests.
  • Other Administrative Duties
  • Additional Duties

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position requires no supervisory responsibilities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Three years of demonstrated customer service experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating manuals, financial reports, applicable laws, various publications, and procedure/policy guidelines. Ability to write routine procedure guidelines, reports, and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively to other library employees, volunteers, and interns; the general public; library board members; Friends of the Library; outside vendors; and library patrons.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to understand and apply basic math principles as applicable to this position.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in various situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver's License

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, bend, stoop, reach with hands and/or arms, and use hands and fingers to handle items. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, climb, and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands of this position may require the employee to operate a vehicle. This demand requires the employee to have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner. An employee under the influence constitutes a threat to health or safety. This position is considered a safety sensitive position for the purpose of the Medical Marijuana Law.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.