Two Academic Librarian Positions – Maryland

Position: Behavioral Sciences and Outreach Services Librarian
Location: University of Maryland College Park – Libraries, College Park, Maryland
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 12/08/15
Deadline: 01/15/16

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Librarian position with responsibilities for the departments of Psychology and other assigned disciplines. Actively engaging with the campus departments in the assigned disciplines, developing a strong understanding of research and teaching needs in these departments and developing and enhancing service models for these departments; providing general and specialized information/research assistance; developing subject/area specific library instruction and collections. As coordinator for outreach, the incumbent will develop, improve, market, and assess outreach efforts to special populations.

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APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until January 15, 2016.

Position: College Librarian/Director of the Beneficial-Hodson Library & Info Tech Ctr
Location: Hood College, Frederick, Maryland
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 12/09/15
Deadline: 01/15/15

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

The library director is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership for the library in support of Hood College’s academic programs and to meet the scholarly and intellectual needs of students, faculty, staff, and other members of the Hood College community. The director will apply demonstrated leadership qualities and knowledge of the changing environment in academic libraries, especially with regard to emerging technologies and new modes of service delivery in support of student learning and creating a rich and vibrant academic culture.

As the top priority, the director will plan and lead the transition of the library—its collection and building organization—into an increasingly electronic-based, student-centered learning resource center and will work collaboratively with the offices of other academic services to develop and implement a “learning commons” environment at Hood College.

MLS (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited program; at least five years’ supervisory and library leadership experience; demonstrated successful experience in the transition to increased application of electronic resources in an academic library and in reallocating space to new uses.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé and three professional references. (The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, “Apply On-line”.) 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