Two Librarian Positions: Salisbury, MD and Annapolis, MD

Position: University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian

Full vacancy announcement available at Salisbury University website:

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Salisbury University, an outstanding regional comprehensive university on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore, is seeking creative and dynamic applicants for the position of University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian. This position will play a key role in organizing the SU Libraries’ Special Collections and in expanding the University Archives. This position reports to the Associate Dean/Director of Collection Management but when the Guerrieri Academic Commons opens next year, the position will begin reporting to the Director of the Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture.

Primary Job Duties:

Develop and implement a systematic plan to acquire, manage, arrange, describe, preserve, and provide access to the historical and operational records of the University as well as records documenting student and faculty experiences
Process, preserve, and provide access to the SU Libraries’ Special Collections
Plan and carry out the digitization of appropriate materials for inclusion in SU’s soon-to-be-launched institutional repository
Supervise student workers, interns, and volunteers
Work with other staff to create exhibits and publicize collections through events and social media
Work with classes and researchers in the Nabb Reading Room once the Guerrieri Academic Commons opens
Possibly serve as a librarian liaison to an academic department
Maintain good relations with donors and potential donors.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in archives or master’s degree in library science or history with substantial training in archives or a graduate degree in any area plus certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists. One (1) year of experience working in an archives or special collections (may include as an intern, volunteer, or student worker). Familiarity with EAD, DACS, and other archival standards. Excellent computer skills, including experience with a collection management system such as Archon, Archivists’ Toolkit, ArchivesSpace, or PastPerfect. Physical ability to lift archival boxes weighing up to 40 pounds and to push a loaded cart weighing up to 200 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching students to use archival sources and at least six (6) months of archival processing experience. Experience in providing archival reference as well as supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience in creating and managing digital content including archival preservation.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a letter of interest curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Laura Hanscom at

Applications submitted by September 15, 2015 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. This is a library faculty position on a permanent status track with excellent benefits. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin around January 1, 2016, but the date is negotiable.

Position: Manager of Cataloging/Indexing

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association listserv.

Library and Information Services of the Maryland Department of Legislative Services is looking for a manager of cataloging/indexing. The library maintains a public policy and government documents collection of 95,000 volumes and provides reference and research services in a customer-oriented environment. Primary responsibilities include managing two catalog/index librarians, original and copy cataloging of state government documents in various formats, interlibrary loan management, managing the indexing of legislation in an online environment, and indexing print publications. Requirements: MLS degree, 5 years supervisory experience in a professional library setting, experience using OCLC, AACR2, RDA, LCSH, and integrated library systems, preferably SirsiDynix. Strong communications and interpersonal skills required. Prefer experience or interest in government documents, public policy, and legislative issues. Salary range $53,100 to $70,000 full time with state leave, medical, and retirement benefits. Send resume and letter of interest by September 4, 2015 to: Human Resources, Code 11/15 LLMD Department of Legislative Services, 90 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. FAX 410-946-5140 or 301-970-5140, e-mail: Code # is required. The Department of Legislative Services is an EOE.