Two Library Positions – Maryland

Position: Cataloging manager
Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD

Originally posted of the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Andrew G. Truxal Library at Anne Arundel Community College is recruiting for a cataloging manager.

This position is responsible for original and copy cataloging of works in a variety of media according to current cataloging standards, enhancing and maintaining the quality and integrity of the online catalog, managing the workflow of the Catalog Department, and managing cataloging related projects.

Please go to to view the full vacancy announcement and apply. Applications are accepted through Friday, January 22. If you have questions, please contact Cindy Steinhoff at 410-777-2483 or

Position: Head of Public Services
Location: McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, and over 20 highly regarded graduate programs.

McDaniel College invites applications for a Head of Public Services. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website at for details.


A regular, full time, 12-month management position providing leadership for the library’s public services. This librarian manages the three primary public service areas of the library: Reference, Circulation/Reserves and Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery and ensures closely aligned service points and better utilization and cross-training of staff to provide excellent customer service. Coordinates the library’s reference services with other college librarians and staff and liaises with IT Help Desk support services. Supervises two full-time staff, a grad assistant and indirectly many student assistants. Participates with other librarians in providing instruction, supporting collection development, liaison to assigned departments, and other duties as assigned. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required. The position reports to the Library Director.


Required: ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science. Management experience and supervisory skills; reference experience; and a strong commitment to excellence in public service. Ability to work in a strongly collaborative environment and fit into the cross-functional nature and close knit community at a small liberal arts college. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to calmly manage stressful situations and juggle multiple tasks and commitments in an effective and timely manner. Ability to successfully lead and complete a wide scope of projects. Demonstrated commitment to the use of new information technologies. Commitment to professional development and service.

Preferred: Academic librarian experience; direct supervisory experience in areas related to this position; experience managing functions in an integrated library system.


Please send a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references using the following link: Only applications submitted through this link will be accepted. Review of applications begins January 27, 2016.

McDaniel College is an AA/EOE institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Women and Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.