Two Librarian Positions – Maryland

Position: Catalog Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Salary: $46,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Catalog Librarian

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), an Honors University in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for a Catalog Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible, under the direction of the Head of Technical Services & Library IT Services, for complex copy and original cataloging and metadata provision for library materials including Special Collections materials and serials.

UMBC serves more than 10,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students. Located just outside Baltimore and 45 minutes from Washington, DC, the campus is growing rapidly under dynamic leadership. The University’s ongoing commitment to strengthen the Library has led to investment in extensive technological developments and online resources (see, complementing a superb facility enlarged and renovated in 1995, and holding more than 1 million volumes. For more information on UMBC see

Responsibilities: Supports the mission of the department by providing access to materials through the Library’s online catalog by performing complex copy and original cataloging and metadata provision for library materials including Special Collections materials; catalogs serials and is responsible for database maintenance for serials titles in Aleph. Along with other librarians, serves as a liaison between other departments within the Library and Technical Services. Along with other librarians in Technical Services provides leadership for coordinating local cataloging practices with consortial and national standards. As needed, this position collaborates in developing and documenting new procedures and updating existing guidelines and procedures. This position may supervise and train staff and student assistants and work on special projects. Reports to the Head of Technical Services & Library IT Services.

Salary and Benefits: Position is a full-time 12-month library faculty appointment at anticipated rank of Librarian I. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Minimum salary: $46,000, comprehensive benefits. The successful candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for reappointment, promotion, and permanent status.

Applications: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best consideration, please respond by April 15, 2016. Send letter of application addressing position requirements, résumé, and the names and contact information of three references to: Patrick Dawson, Director, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery, Library 353, UMBC, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland, 21250 or


Position: Staff Development Coordinator (Librarian I)
Location: Western Maryland Regional Library – Hagerstown, MD
Salary: starts at $42,000

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Staff Development Coordinator
The Western Maryland Regional Library seeks a professional to join our team. Plans and coordinates training programs, provides classroom and online instruction, manages budget and reimbursement. ALA accredited MLS and experience with training and staff development. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Position announcement and application available at: or email Position open until filled.

Applications due April 28, 2016