Three Library Positions – Maryland

POSITION: Communications Specialist
LOCATION: Carroll County Public Library, Library Headquarters – New Windsor, MD
SALARY: $37,427 annually plus benefits
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

Originally posted to Maryland Library Association listserv.

OVERVIEW: Performs a variety of graphic design, marketing and public relations
duties to promote Library programs and services to the community.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Requires a bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field. One year of experience in graphic design, communications, marketing, public relations or related field. Requires knowledge of public relations principles, print and online design, excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.

CLOSING DATE: Application/resume must be received by 11:59 pm on Sunday,
October 4, 2015.

HOW TO APPLY: Application must be submitted online at

If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please
contact the Human Resources Department 410-386-4500 ext.3128

Position: Senior Reference/Education Services Librarian (Team Lead)
Requisition number: 15-0034
Location: Beneficial-Hodson Library, Hood College, Frederick, MD

Originally posted to Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, invites applications for a Senior Reference/Education Services Librarian (Team Lead). We are seeking an experienced individual who is enthusiastic, creative, and visionary. This librarian leads and supervises the team that plans, coordinates, and provides reference services and research skills instruction; provides faculty outreach and develops collaborative and innovative teaching and learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom; works with the director and the library staff in strategic planning and policy development; selects reference materials, including databases, for acquisition; in collaboration with the Reference Team, designs and maintains the library website; works with reference department colleagues, the Library Director, and the Consortium Manager in managing reference databases. Some evening work required. Weekend work may be required on occasion. Will be asked to participate in the inclement weather rotation. Salary $46,800, firm. Benefited, full-time position. Generous vacation. Start date: ASAP.

Application Process and to see the complete job description: Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application. A COMPLETED APPLICATION will include a COVER LETTER, RESUME, and THREE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Go to Click on the Senior Reference Librarian link to access the job description. A link to the electronic application, “Apply On-line,” is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, just above the blue area that contains the “Contact Us” information. If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability. Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

Position: Lower School Library Media Specialist
Location: Severn School – Severna Park, MD

Originally posted to UMD iSchool listserv.

Severn Lower School is seeking an experienced, energetic, creative, full-time Library Media Specialist. Roles and responsibilities include: being an instructional partner, teacher, information specialist and program administrator. Strong collaboration, technology integration, and organization skills are required. Library or teaching related experience and undergraduate degree in education or library required (Master of Library and Information Science preferred). Interested candidates are encouraged to browse our website ( to learn more about the school’s mission, program, and culture. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of at least three current references to Cathy North, Lower School Head, at