Central Arkansas Library System Seeks Branch Manager

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The Central Arkansas Library System seeks a branch manager for the Max Milam Library at 609 Aplin Ave., Perryville, AR 72126. An ALA-accredited MLS, current work toward an MLS, or the equivalent of a four-year college degree plus three years related experience and/or training; and related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and 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. Strong local community involvement essential. Responsibilities include oversight of all daily library operations; hiring, training, supervision & evaluation of staff; cash handling; and scheduling. Previous supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Knowledge of electronic information services and library technology is essential. Schedule will include some nights and weekends. Salary negotiable from $37,689/yr. plus outstanding benefits package. Application and resume to: adminjobs@cals.org. This position is open until filled.

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Treat Yourself at the Outlets of Little Rock Halloween Happenings

Happy Halloween 2018 Outlets of Little Rock

 HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS AT OUTLETS OF LITTLE ROCK

 Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Free and Open to the Public

 LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (October 2018) –Trick or Treat Yourself at Outlets of Little Rock on Halloween Night, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. The center-wide trick or treating evening will feature participating stores handing out goodies for children ages 12 and under. First come, first served. While supplies last.

Participating children are asked to bring a canned food item for donation to be made to The Salvation Army.

“Outlets of Little Rock is a fun, safe place to trick or treat and we welcome children and their families this Halloween,” explains Teresa Deen, General Manager for Outlets of Little Rock. For more event information, visit www.OutletsofLittleRock.com.

Outlets of Little Rock

Outlets of Little Rock is Arkansas’ only outlet shopping center visitors will save up to 70 percent off on America’s most desired brands including H&M, Banana Republic Factory Outlet, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Clarks Outlet, Cole Haan, Gap Factory Store, J.Crew | crewcuts Factory, LOFT Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Old Navy Outlet, RH Outlet, Under Armour and more.

Located at the intersection of I-30 and I-430 adjacent to the only Bass Pro Shops in Arkansas, Outlets of Little Rock is an open-air lifestyle destination. Visit www.OutletsofLittleRock.com for a full directory listing. Outlets of Little Rock is a New England Development shopping destination.

New England Development

For over 40 years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management, delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types and across the country. New England Development’s growing portfolio of retail projects includes an exciting mix of outlet centers including Outlets of Little Rock in Little Rock, Arkansas; Asheville Outlets in Asheville, North Carolina; Clarksburg Premium Outlets in Clarksburg, Maryland; Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona, IA; and Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach, Florida.

2018 Arkansas State Fair Food – Lists and Map

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THE CLASSICS
Cheese Fries
Chicken Fried Steak
Chicken Strips
Chili-Cheese Fries
Chuck Sirloin Burgers
Cotton Candy
Curly Fries
French Fries
Funnel Cakes
Grater Taters
Grilled Chicken Breast
Hot Dogs, Pork or Beef
Jumbo Beef Chili/Cheese Dogs
Jumbo Sirloin Hot Dogs
Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
Pepperoni, Sausage or Combo
Pizza by the Slice
Polish Sausages
Popcorn
Pretzels
Smoked Turkey Legs
Tater Tots
Wings

STUFF ON-A-STICK
Bacon Wrapped Chicken
On-A-Stick
Candy Apples
Candy Bars On-A-Stick
Caramel Apples
Cheeseburger On-A-Stick
Cheesecake On-A-Stick
Loaded Cheesecake On-A-Stick
Chicken On-A-Stick
Fried Spaghetti & Meatball
On-A-Stick
Gator On-A-Stick
Mega Corn Dogs
Pizza On-A-Stick
Regular & Foot-Long Corn Dogs
Sausage On-A-Stick
Teriyaki Steak On-A-Stick
SANDWICHES
BBQ Brisket Sandwiches
Bird Dog: Fried Chicken on a
Bun with Cheese, Bacon
& Jalapeños
BLT Sandwiches
Chicken Fried Chicken
Sandwiches
Chicken Fried Steak
Sandwiches
Fried Catfish Fillet Sandwiches
Grilled Chicken Sandwiches
Hubcap Grilled Chicken
Sandwiches
Hubcap Hamburgers
Lamb, Beef, or Chicken
Pita Sandwiches
Oven Roasted Beef Sandwiches
Philly Steak Sandwiches
Pork Loin Sandwiches
Smoked Beef Sandwiches
Smoked Pork Sandwiches

SOUTH OF THE BORDER
Beef or Bean Burritos
Chicken & Cheese Crispito
Chili Con Queso Dip & Chips
Crispy & Soft Tacos
Frito Chili Pie
Mexican Corn in a Cup
Nachos
Quesadillas
Taco Salad
Thanksgiving Taco
Tomato Salsa & Chips
Walking Taco

DEEP FRIED DELIGHTS
Deep Fried Corn on the Cob
Deep Fried Bacon with Glaze
Fried Candy Bars
Fried Catfish Fillets
Fried Cheese Sticks
Fried Cheese-Stuffed
Jalapeños
Fried Cookies
Fried Gator
Fried Jalapeño Slices
Fried Pickle Slices
Fried PB&J
Fried Pineapple Rings
Fried Twinkies
Fried Velvet Oreo
Popcorn Chicken
Pork Skins
Snake Bites (Fried Gator)

EAT YOUR VEGGIES
Bacon-Wrapped Jo Jo Potatoes
Blue Plate Buffet Veggies
Corn in a Cup
Fried Dill Pickles
Fried Green Beans
Fried Green Tomatoes
Greek Salad
Jumbo Baked Potato
with Pulled Pork
Jumbo Fried Flowering Onion
Jumbo Loaded Baked Potato
Red Beans & Rice
Roasted Corn on the Cob
Tater Chunks

NOT YOUR AVERAGE FAIR FOOD
Bacon Fries with Cheese
Beans & Cornbread
Beef & Chicken Kabobs
Boudin Sausage
Cajun Chicken
Country Blue Plate Special
Egg Rolls
Fried Bologna
Gator Basket
Gator Sausage
Greek Salad
Greek Salad with Lamb, Beef,
Chicken or Seafood
Grilled Smoked Pork Chops
Hamburger Chuck Steaks
Indian Fry Bread
Indian Taco
Kids Meals
Pig Licker Bacon
Pork Egg Roll
Pork Loin Roast
Roast Beef Sundae
Roast Beef (Top Sirloin)
Rosemary Garlic Chicken
Shrimp Fried Rice
Shrimp Gumbo
Sirloin Burgers

SWEET TREATS
Bacon Dipped in Chocolate
Berry Box
Cheesecake
Chocolate Brownies
Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon Roll Sundae
Cookies
Cookies & Ice Cream
Dippin’ Dots
Fudge
Fudge Sundaes
Giant Cookies
Hot Chocolate Fudge Cake with
Ice Cream
Ice Cream Cones
Ice Cream Sundaes
Indian Fry Bread with
Strawberries
Kettle Corn
Koolickle
Lemonade Shake Ups
Milkshakes & Malts
Pecan Nut Rolls
Pineapple-Peach Ice
Cream Swirl
Pineapple Shortcake
Pineapple Whip Cones
Red Velvet Funnel Cake
Rice Krispy Treats
Roasted Cinnamon Almonds
Roasted Glazed Pecans
Saltwater Taffy
Strawberry Cake
Strawberry Kabob
Turtle Funnel Cake
Waffle Ice Cream Cones

DRINK IT UP
Cherry Lemonade
Coca-Cola Energy Drinks
Coca-Cola Variety
Coke & Root Beer Floats
Cowboy Lemonade
Dasani Water
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Fresh Squeezed Limeade
Fresh Squeezed Strawberry
Lemonade
Hot Chocolate
Lipton’s Fresh Brewed Ice Tea
Original Tropical Fruit Punch
Shaved Ice
Snow Cones

NEW GOODIES
Mac ‘n Cheese Baked Potatoes
Chicken Salad Stuffed
Cucumber
Hawaiian Spam Burgers
Spamwiches
Cheesy Nacho Corn on the Cob
Bacon Wrapped Sausage On-
A-Stick
Taco Tots
Volcano Tots
Shrimp Burgers
Fried Strawberry Shortcake
Sausage Pops
Dragon’s Breath Ball
Hog Dragon Pops
Spicy Pumpkin Funnel Cakes

Arkansas Economic Development Commission Seeks Public Information Manager

Job Details
Public Information Manager
Agency: Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Office: Arkansas Economic Development Commission
Section: Marketing and Communications
Date Posted: 09/26/2018
Posting Expires: 10/09/2018
Summary
The Public Information Manager is responsible for receiving and disseminating information, drafting reports, researching legislative issues, and editing, writing, publicizing, and promoting the agency. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a small professional and administrative supports staff by interviewing and recommending for hire, prioritizing work assignments, establishing deadlines, providing general instructions, reviewing work performed, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Writes, designs, and publishes presentations which will include text, graphics, and charts that are provided to the Governor’s Office, Legislature, civic groups, professional groups and others. Edits materials produced by the section or other department staff by reviewing weekly news/feature releases and department publications and newsletters, evaluating contents and impact, and ensuring that material are publishable. Writes and edits copy for the agency’s newsletters, press releases, web pages, brochures,and scripts. Solicits and coordinates media coverage of departmental programs or emergency events to ensure accurate and complete information. Trains co-workers on use of publication and other software. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of the principles and practices of journalism. Knowledge of publication design techniques. Knowledge of computer applications for publication, distribution, and presentation. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to write news releases, articles, and other materials. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinates.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, public administration or a related field; plus five years of experience in public relations, including two years in a supervisory capacity. 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.
Preferred Qualifications
Job Responsibilities
1.Social Media
a.Building and executing social media strategy through competitive and audience research.
b.Generating and sharing content daily that builds meaningful connections with influencers.
c.Setting up and optimizing company pages within each social media platform.
d.Proactively connecting with influencers, prospects and stakeholders.
e.Creating monthly summary reports.

2.Content
a.Curating and creating content in the form of articles, videos, blog posts, podcasts and other mediums that tell a relevant and persuasive story to our target audience.
b.Implementing best practices for search engine optimization (SEO).

3.Website management
a.Organizing internal requests for updates to the website.
b.Updating news and announcements on a timely basis.
c.Maintaining best practices for optimizing website content forsearch engines.

4.Analytics and Measurement
a.Monitoring measurement tools such as Pardot/Salesforce, Google Analytics, Conductor and social media analytics for trends, engagement, and conversions.
b.Reporting on key performance indicators and making recommendations for optimization.

5.Email Marketing
a.Planning, writing, and sending emails using the Pardot marketing automation platform.
b.Testing and measuring effectiveness of email campaigns.
c.Organization and management of email newsletters.

6.Other duties as assigned.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Applicants must complete all areas of the Application for State Employment. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Resumes may accompany, but will not replace the application. “See attached resume” is not an acceptable entry for any section. A copy of the DD214 must be submitted at the time of application, to be considered for Veterans’ Preference.

Applicants will be required to have a valid Arkansas driver’s license and the driving record will be checked prior to employment. Employment in this position may be subject to a Background Check, six (6) month initial period of employment review. Direct deposit is required for employment [Act 1887 of 2005], and 5% mandatory contribution to Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS).

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunities (EEO)are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Job Details
Position No.: 22094973
Class Code: P004C
Grade: GS09
Salary Range: $50,222.00 – $72,822.00 per year
Background
check required?
No
Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Little Rock, Arkansas
Job County/Region:
Contact Information
Contact name: Jenny Carlisle
Phone: 501-682-7301
Email: jcarlisle@arkansasedc.com
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Henderson State University Seeks Digital Content Strategist

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Digital Content Strategist

Henderson State University
Marketing and Communications / University Advancement

Job Description:  The Digital Content Strategist develops and executes a digital communications strategy in support of university enrollment and strategic goals. The Digital Content Strategist will play a leading role in the relaunch of hsu.edu and works to continually improve user experience, design, architecture, and accessibility. The Digital Content Strategist ensures website integration with social media channels and other digital engagement outreach.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Manage the relaunch and daily operations of the hsu.edu website, developing and implementing digital strategies that maximize the visibility and reputation of the university, strengthen brand, and support student recruitment, alumni engagement, and philanthropy

Write, edit, review and coordinate content for hsu.edu, ensuring that all content is accurate and achieves the strategic goals of the university

Develop strong working relationships with departments and individuals across campus to implement a cohesive content strategy

Monitor web traffic and capacity; provide technical assistance to ensure optimal performance and security of the website

Evaluate photography and video needs across the website regularly and facilitate updates to keep the website fresh

Assess and implement regular updates toward meeting Web Content Accessibility

Support marketing and communication objectives by completing other assignments related to the team’s broader goals of advancing university reputation and visibility, including coverage of events

Qualifications:  Henderson State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a significant commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. In pursuit of this commitment, candidates will possess a degree in English, journalism, communications, marketing or other related discipline preferred; three or more years of professional communications experience; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated comfort level with learning new technologies. Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently and to be proactive in seeking solutions to challenges or opportunities. Must demonstrate the highest level of attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in order to successfully meet deadlines. Proficiency with content management systems as well as knowledge of design concepts and/or design software (Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign, Illustrator) a plus.

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience

University: Henderson State University is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock, Arkansas on Interstate 30.  Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures.  Please visit www.hsu.eduwww.arkadelphiaalliance.com or www.arkadelphiaschools.org for more information about Henderson State University and our community.

Application: Applications should be addressed to Tina Hall, Search Committee Chair, and sent via e-mail to Martha Bryant, bryantm@hsu.edu. Applications should include a letter of application, resume, design/writing samples (online portfolio preferred), the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references and unofficial transcripts.

Review of applications will begin September 24, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.  The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including a criminal background check pursuant to university policy.  The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts to Human Resources.  Under the provisions of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, applications are subject to public inspection upon written request.

 

American Indian Center of Arkansas Seeks Executive Director

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RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Director will manage the organization’s planning, programs, personnel, finances, compliance, and relationships with its collaborators and supporters, and to provide thorough support to the center’s board of thirteen volunteer directors. The American Indian Center of Arkansas (AICA) founded in 1977, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Our primary mission is to establish a unified, flexible, accountable workforce training system for Indians, and Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians in Arkansas, implemented through the collaboration of business, industry, labor, and citizens, and characterized by accessible and responsible one-step career development networks. The center operates three U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration programs: a Workforce Innovations and Opportunity Act, Section 166, Indian and Native American Program, a Workforce Innovations Fund; and a Senior Community Service Employment Program. The Executive Director supervises and controls all strategic and business aspects of the organization. Is the first in command in the organization and responsible for giving the proper strategic direction as well as creating a vision for success. As principal executive officer of the American Indian Center of Arkansas organization, this position directs and coordinates the operations of the AICA to ensure established goals and objectives are met, regulatory requirements are complied with, resources are utilized efficiently and effectively, and the needs of the clientele are being met. Works with the Board of Directors to formulate, implement, and maintain AICA overall organizational policy.
Principal Duties:
• Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives.
• Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement. Develop a high performing managerial team.
• Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission.
• Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the organizations legality and business ethics.
• Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements.
• Responsible for the overall efficient, effective, and financially sound management of all aspects of organizational operations.
• Develop and maintain systems to accurately monitor AICA business activities. Includes efficient utilization of all resources, compliance with regulatory requirements and tribal community satisfaction of all services provided.
• Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth and compliance.
• Maintain a deep knowledge of grant management and oversight.
• Negotiates contracts or agreements with federal, state, or local private persons or corporate bodies and submits them to the Board of Directors for approval.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requires a bachelor degree in business administration or related field. Strongly prefer an MBA. Proven experience as Chief Executive Officer or Executive Director in other managerial position. Desired: Prefer five to seven years of experience in an executive director management capacity, preferably within mid to large size organizations. Demonstrated experience working effectively with or for Tribal Nations and/or American Indian/Alaska Native organizations and/or not-for-profit agencies. Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office or Mac, financial software, email, social networks.
Individual must possess:
*Experience in developing organizational strategies and implementing long-term vision.
*Strong understanding of 501c3 finance and performance management principles.
*Familiarity with diverse operation functions such as, finance, grant management, and employee engagement.
*In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices.
*An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills.
*Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills. *Excellent communication and public speaking skills.
*Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with adequate insurance and ability to travel.

Office headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. This is a full time exempt position working Mon-Fri, with a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits, including: Annual/Personal Leave and Holiday Pay; Medical Savings Plan, and retirement.
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TO APPLY: Apply to the Executive Director Search Committee. Send an email to AICAresumes@gmail.com with a cover letter, resume, and three references (must include their name, addresses, telephone number, and email address).
Qualified Indians will be given preference in employment as required by the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (24 U.S.C.

1100 N University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72207-6343, United States