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Date:  Jun 12, 2022
Req ID:  18130

Little Rock, AR, US, 72201

Anticipated Starting Salary:  26033.90

Position Number: 22082068
County: Pulaski
Posting End Date: July 2, 2022

Starting Salary: $31, 892
Digital Services


The Arkansas State Library, a division of the Department of Education, serves as the information resource center for state agencies, legislators and legislative staffs; provides guidance and support for the development of local public libraries and provides the resources, services, and leadership necessary to meet the educational, informational and cultural needs of the citizens of Arkansas.

Position Information

Class Code: C069C

Grade: GS03


Salary Range: $26,034.00 - $37,749.00


The Library Technician is responsible for providing technical support to enable the delivery of library services. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Assists patrons by locating and checking materials or equipment in and out of the library, providing information and assistance regarding resources, and answering questions concerning the proper operation and maintenance of equipment. Researches library records and resources to ascertain availability of materials and provides information to library personnel or library patrons. Processes and prepares library materials for cataloging or circulation. Prepares materials for internal and external distribution by stamping or labeling and assigning and recording classifications information. Maintains written and computer records and files including acquisition, financial, bibliographic, interlibrary loan, serials control, cataloging, and classification of information. May oversees other assistants by training employees and reviewing work assignments. Performs other duties as assigned.


Occasional lifting of heavy books and equipment is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic library procedures and practices. Knowledge of computers and their applications. Ability to operate general office equipment. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Ability to read and follow instructions. Ability to stand and walk for long periods, to move book carts, and lift up to 20 pounds. Ability to stoop, bend and reach.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of experience in a library environment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock