Two Librarian I Positions–Prince George’s County Public Library

Location: Prince George’s County Memorial Library System

Job Title: Location: Prince Georges County Memorial Library System

Job Title: Librarian I (Two openings)



Searches lists of items to be ordered, or materials on hand in OCLC; completes original cataloging in all formats; adheres to the Anglo-American Cataloging rules, OCLC Bibliographic Formats and Standards, the Library of Congress subject headings and the Dewey Decimal Classification schedules; revises older cataloging to bring into conformity with present practice; makes and oversees cataloging changes and correction requests; checks ILS for name and subject authorities and verifies authority status, searches OCLC/LC authority files and prints authority, makes needed authorities and changes to authority file; makes changes and annotations to the existing DDC schedules and MARC Bibliographic Formats and Standards Manual; manually barcodes. Records and compiles statistics. Assists other Central Services Facility departments during peak workloads and when work is caught up. Provides help to the Materials Management Assistants (Cataloging) as needed. Performs other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.



Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program; or, for current Library Associates, possession of a Bachelor’s Degree and 24 credit hours completed toward a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and two (2) years of experience as a Library Associate. Knowledge of library and cataloging resources, services, techniques, policies and procedures. Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully and efficiently with a diverse public and staff. Skill in oral and written communications. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment, produce accurate work and meet deadlines. Work involves extensive sitting and use of computer; repetitive hand movements; reaching, stooping, bending, grasping and moving objects; use of a telephone and other office equipment.


Necessary Special Requirement:

Professional Public Librarian Certification in the State of Maryland.


Union Status: Unit One


Salary Range: $40,354 – $67,663 (Grade H) and a generous benefits package.


Application Process:

You must submit a cover letter and resume to or by mail to Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Specify the position in the cover letter.


Closing Date: Positions open until filled.