Three Librarian Positions – Maryland

Job Title: Librarian, ZA-1410-II (GS-9/11 equivalent)
Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $84,044.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 to Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Duty Locations: Gaithersburg, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


As Publishing Services Librarian, the incumbent will contribute to the production, dissemination, marketing, bibliographic control, and impact assessment activities related to the publishing of the Journal of Research of NIST and the NIST Technical Series publications. The incumbent will perform quality assurance and metadata creation tasks; assist with depositing metadata and publications into NIST’s public access repositories; write information guides and promotional materials; revise and create new web pages; track and report on use and citing; and respond to inquiries and information requests from authors. The incumbent will assist with the investigation and implementation of innovative methods for delivering digital content.

Faith Harper
Phone: 301-975-3009
Fax: 571-258-4254

Position: Branch Manager II
Location: Edgewood Branch, Harford County Public Library

Harford County Public Library, recipient of The Daily Record’s Innovator of the Year Award 3 years in a row and 7-time Library Journal Star Library is looking to fill:

Vacancy #16-24, Branch Manager II – Edgewood Branch

Responsible for and overseeing general operations of library branch including directly supervising staff, circulation services, programming, information, collection development, and reader’s advisory for adult, young adult and children’s. Act as a liaison between branch staff and administration. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration. Starting Salary: $62,099 – $69,289, annual based on 37.5 hour work week, commensurate with experience. Work schedule will include day, evening and weekend hours. Excellent benefits package. BEST CONSIDERATION DATE: February 11, 2016. However, position open until filled.

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Position Title: Librarian III, Electronic Resources

Position: Librarian III, Electronic Resources – Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Location: Administrative Offices, 9601 Capital Lane, Largo, MD
Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week). Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5pm
Salary: $51,071/year or $24.55/hour + generous benefits package.

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

To Apply: Click here to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or, visit

Examples of Duties: Responsibilities include evaluating and recommending electronic resources, including online databases, eBooks, eAudio, eMusic, emagazines, and streaming video for the library collection; overseeing and managing library staff in supervisory line to include training and development and monitoring and evaluating job performance. Communicates with vendors, staff, and customers about collection needs and requests; participates in vendor license agreement negotiations with CMM; and monitors fiscal year budget expenditures of allocated funds for library electronic resources. Develops best practice standards for reporting usage of library electronic resources; collaborates with CMM to develop, implement and maintain an electronic resources collection development policy; and in cooperation with the Library’s Staff Development Coordinator, suggests and assists with training for staff in use of electronic resources. Acts as liaison for Materials Management to Digital Services Department. Keeps informed professional and community developments affecting the library field. Prepares correspondences and reports. Performs other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Qualifications/Requirements: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program; three to four years of professional library experience; and three years of supervisory experience. Considerable knowledge of electronic resources, literature, reference and information materials, vendors, publishers, and periodicals required. Knowledge of public library reference tools, including web and database searching. Ability to gain thorough knowledge of Prince George’s County Memorial Library System’s practices, policies and procedures. Strong communication and customer service skills. Ability to work independently and with volunteers. Strong organization and problem solving skills. Ability to effectively supervise, including planning, scheduling, training and evaluating staff. Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully and efficiently with a diverse public, community organizations and staff. Ability to maintain records, develop reports in a clear and orderly manner and make succinct oral presentations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to operate relevant computer systems including hardware and software, such as Microsoft Word, electronic databases, e-mail, and internet navigation in addition to other office equipment and security systems. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Work involves extensive standing; walking; reaching, stooping, bending, grasping and moving objects up to 20 pounds; and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.

Necessary Special Requirement: Maryland Professional Public Librarian certificate; ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within six-months following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every five (5) years.

Union Status: Included