Seven Library Positions – Maryland

Position: 3 Job vacancies
Location: Washington County Free Library – Hagerstown, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Library Associate I: Library Associate I – Library Associate I – 20 hrs. /wk., Monday 10-2, Tuesday and Wednesday 10-7 at the Williamsport Branch Library of the Washington County Free Library.

Duties include: Planning and carrying out Toddler/pre-school programs every Wednesday. Community outreach, library duties and responsibilities as assigned.

KSA: BA. Experience in programming, basic computer skills; excellent oral and written communication skills, a positive interpersonal style, ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong organizational skills; ability to communicate a positive library image; flexibility and initiative. May be asked to work outside of assigned duties. Must be able to secure certification by the MD State Department of Education as a Library Associate within 24 months following appointment.

Application must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016. To apply: download application from website: Fax: 301-739- 7603

Reference Librarian I: The Washington County Free Library in Hagerstown, MD is seeking a FT- Reference Librarian I for the Adult Services Dept. located at 100 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740. This position includes benefits. Hours may vary and will include some daytime and evening hours, some Saturdays, and occasional Sundays. Successful candidate must be public service oriented and knowledgeable about the latest library trends and services. Requirements: Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. General knowledge of professional library principles, procedures, materials, and good knowledge of books and authors. Ability to communicate clearly, orally, in writing, and in a classroom setting. Must have excellent computer skills, a positive interpersonal style; ability to work independently and as part of a team; strong organizational skills; strong ability to adjust to change; flexibility and initiative. Must be eligible for MD library certification. EOE

To apply: Application can be downloaded from our website:

Please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

Mailing address: Administration, Washington County Free Library,100 S. Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740. Fax: 301-739-7603

Deadline: 5PM, Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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 or equivalent degree in education, instructional design or project management with experience in training and staff development. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Position announcement and application available at: or email Position open until filled.

Position: Lower School Librarian
Location: Gilman School – Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Gilman School seeks a Lower School librarian to teach research and library skills classes to grades K-5, collaborate with colleagues on class projects, manage the library collection and space, and work with the Lower School technology director and others to promote design thinking and inquiry-based learning in the division.

The librarian is a member of the Department of Libraries and the Lower School Faculty. As an integral member of the Lower School, the librarian regularly attends grade level meetings, collaborates with homeroom and resource teachers, and is assigned duties as needed. The librarian collaborates on electronic resources, budget issues and scope and sequence with other divisional librarians. The library is adjacent to the new Lower School makerspace and the librarian will work with others to incorporate this into the Lower School program. Candidates should have a passion for teaching in ways that integrate print, digital, and hands-on experiences.

A master’s degree in library science is preferred; experience with teaching and technology in a Lower School environment is required. The salary for this position is very competitive in the Baltimore area.

To Apply

Those interested in applying for this position should apply online by going to the following link:

Gilman School Mission

Gilman is a diverse community dedicated to educating boys in mind, body, and spirit through particular emphasis upon academic excellence, athletic participation and aesthetic appreciation. Gilman seeks to produce men of character and integrity who have the skills and ability to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.

Gilman School is an equal opportunity employer and educator who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Position: Chief, Public Services & Branch Management
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library – Annapolis, MD
Salary range: $79,395 – $132,236

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at the AACPL website:

This is professional librarian and managerial work with responsibility for formulating, developing plans for, and fostering satisfaction of the Library’s strategic directions through its public service units, for supervising the heads of the three administrative areas of branches throughout Anne Arundel County, and evaluating the performance of branch libraries in achieving the goals and objectives of the Library System. Work includes responsibility for guiding and supervising library programs, outreach, and community services, and collection management to fulfill the Library’s strategic plan. Work further extends to the development of capital and operating budget requests, and physical plant planning and supervision. These responsibilities involve important obligations in representing the System before the Board of Trustees, funding agencies, and community groups.

Position: Interdepartmental Library Technician
Location: Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy – Annapolis, MD
Salary Range: $39,311.00 to $51,102.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 5/23/2016

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


Providing a range of administrative and technical support functions, such as collecting, analyzing and reporting library data; assisting staff with the online employee time and attendance system, and assisting staff with the preparation of documents required for professional travel approval.

Providing circulation desk services such as directing users, providing assistance in locating library materials utilizing automated systems, maintaining circulation statistics, and monitoring charge records.

Assisting with resource management functions, such as generating spreadsheets of withdrawn library materials, locating library holdings with incomplete catalog records, assisting with copy cataloging of library materials, assisting with interlibrary loan requests, and providing general office support to the Multimedia Support Center.

Position: STEM Librarian
Location: University of Maryland College Park – Libraries

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

STEM Librarian

The incumbent reports to the Head of the STEM Library and manages a combination of duties and expectations. The incumbent serves as STEM subject librarian, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. Additionally, the incumbent will develop programs benefitting STEM disciplines to expand Research Commons @ EPSL []. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: Information literacy, Scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. STEM Libraries serve several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a completely new role for subject librarians — a role that will allow the Libraries to be more closely integrated in the whole educational and research process at the University of Maryland. The subject librarians have vision and dynamic perspective to help shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships.