Three Librarian Positions – Anne Arundel and Baltimore Counties

Position: Regional Librarian
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library – Annapolis, MD
Salary range: $51,445 – $85,684

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

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program. Three years of professional experience in the provision of library services, including two years supervisory experience.

Necessary Special Requirements: Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.

Public Library experience is preferred.


Professional, managerial level work in supervising public service and/or operational functions of a regional library. Provides direct public service and shares responsibility for managing the daily operations of the regional library.

Interviews will tentatively be scheduled during the week of July 5th and or July 11, 2016. Tentative target start date is late July to early August, 2016.

Position: Librarian III

Location: Baltimore County Public Library – Owings Mills Branch

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL as a full-time Librarian III.

Key Responsibilities:

 Proactively assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through the use of print and on-line resources, computer applications, and community referrals

 Provides one-on- one instruction for technology related requests for service including e-reader devices

 Guides customers of all ages in selecting appropriate materials for reading, viewing, and listening

 Maintains a portion of the Library’s collection and uses creativity in preparing displays and merchandizing materials

 Plans, organizes, and presents engaging programs and outreach activities

 Supervises assigned part-time librarian staff

 Serves as a resource to others when answering policy and procedural questions

 Provides service in alignment with BCPL’s customer service philosophy and the organization’s strategic direction

 Enforces library rules and policies

 Supports innovation by embracing change, supporting intelligent risk-taking and anticipating customers’ needs

 Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems

 Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships

 Proactively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and joining workplace teams

Education/Experience Requirements:

 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, and successful completion of the Library Associates Training Institute, or MLS from an ALA accredited school

 Comprehensive knowledge of public library services and operations acquired through two years of increasing responsibility and work experience in a public library

 Knowledge of print, electronic and online information resources

 Ability to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community groups and co-workers of diverse backgrounds

 Ability to plan, organize and present a variety of activities and presentations

 Ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills

 Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers

 Must pass post offer criminal background check, drug screen, and physical

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation and other paid leave, a variety of subsidized health care options, pension eligibility, and other related benefits. Annualized Salary: $43,159 – $57,811 commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Email your cover letter and resume as one PDF document to If you are an external candidate you must also include a separate document listing three professional references and your salary history. Clearly indicate the job title: Librarian III in the subject line of your email.

Documents must be received by June 16, 2016. Vacancy #: 2016-088

Position: Research and Instruction Librarian

Location: Stevenson University Library in Maryland (Owings Mills North Campus)

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available on the Stevenson University website:

Stevenson University Library in Maryland (Owings Mills North Campus) invites applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian position.

Summary: The Librarian, Research and Instruction provides research and instruction services in a broad range of subject areas to Stevenson University students, faculty and staff both in-person and virtually and serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments. This position includes leadership in the development of digital scholarship projects and the promotion of scholarly communication at the university. For a complete job description and application visit