Three Library Positions – Maryland

Job Title: Librarian Supervisor I, Regional Information Center
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Regional Information Center at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 10/30/15 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 11/30/15 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $60,972.00/Year
Job Type: Full-Time

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement at Enoch Pratt Free Library website:

Librarian Supervisor I

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is accepting applications for a Librarian Supervisor I at the Regional Information Center at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC).

This position, under the supervision of the State Library Resource Center Chief and with the advice and guidance of the designated administrative staff of the Baltimore Metropolitan Council, develops and manages Baltimore Metropolitan Council’s Regional Information Center.

Position: Cataloging Librarian (Position Open to Federal Employees Only)
Location: Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Closing Date: November 10, 2015!

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association website. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy has a cataloging position open to federal employees. Applications must be received by November 10, 2015!

THE POSITION: U.S. Naval Academy is seeking an innovative, user-centered and detail-oriented Cataloging Librarian to contribute to the ongoing development of Nimitz Library as an exemplary 21st-century academic library. The range of responsibilities for this position includes original, descriptive and subject cataloging for materials in a variety of formats; working on authority data, such as vendor-supplied records; and assisting with quality control of the library’s discovery tool. This Librarian will also help plan and prepare for a next generation catalog system and assists with technical training for staff. In addition, the Cataloging librarian has regular shifts at the reference desk, providing research assistance in person, by phone and virtually to midshipmen, faculty and other library users. The incumbent in this General Schedule (GS grade 9/GS grade 11) position reports to and works closely with the Head of the Cataloging Department in a collaborative environment.

REQUIREMENTS: Current permanent Federal employee, former employee with reinstatement eligibility, or veteran VEOA eligibility ( see application procedures link for more information), U.S. citizenship; an appropriate degree; successful relevant experience in an academic library; comprehensive knowledge and ability to interpret cataloging/metadata and standards, including but not limited to: AACR2, RDA, LC Classification Schedules, subject headings and authority rules; familiarity with BIBFRAME and linked data and how these emerging standards will affect MARC based library systems. Knowledge of current practices, trends, and innovations in reference and/or digital library development; knowledge of technology trends and developments as they affect and create opportunities for improving access to information. HIGHLY DESIRABLE: proven ability to respond to changing needs and circumstances; a record of professional development.

THE LIBRARY: Nimitz Library ( )has a dedicated staff of 18 librarians, 14 library technicians, and 1.2 FTE part-time student aides. The print collection of approximately 600,000 books and bound periodical volumes is complemented by a government documents collection by virtue of the library’s depository status, extensive microform collections, e-book collections, an extensive array of online databases, and rich collections in the Special Collections and Archives Department.

THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY: The Naval Academy, founded in 1845, is the Navy’s undergraduate college, with 4,300 students, approximately 500 military and civilian faculty, and 25 major fields of study in three academic divisions (9 in engineering, 10 in math and science, 6 in humanities and social sciences).

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Federal benefits package.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applications accepted November 4 – 10, 2015, only.

The United States Naval Academy is an equal opportunity employer.

Position: Branch Administrator II
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick Maryland

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association website.

Calling all dynamic leaders! Located in Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, our rapidly developing system is looking for a motivated innovator to lead the Brunswick Branch Library. This mid-sized branch built in 2011 serves a vibrant community nestled along the banks of the Potomac River.

BRANCH ADMINISTRATOR II: Salary $53,604 annually. This managerial and supervisory position is responsible for the general operation and management of the Brunswick branch library and for ensuring the delivery of quality library service to the public.

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited program; Minimum 4 years of recent (within the past 10 years) work experience in library management, which must include minimum 2 years supervisory work experience (direct reports)

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm November 20, 2015. For complete job description and to complete an application, go to Frederick County Government, Department of Human Resources at Any questions, please contact 301-600-1070.