Four Library Positions – Maryland

Position: Director of Public Services
Location: Carroll County Public Library – New Windsor, Maryland
Salary: $84,818.00 – $84,818.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Director of Public Services


Under the direction of the Executive Director, the person in this position is responsible for providing professional leadership to coordinate and supervise most aspects of public services including oversight of branches, materials management, customer service policies and procedures and staff training and development.


Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in Library Science or other Master’s degree in an approved library related curriculum from an ALA accredited institution; MSDE Professional Library Certification (must obtain within 6 months); seven years of progressively increasing responsibility including managerial and/or high level administrative work experience in a public library; and 5 years of supervisory experience.

To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library, the position, and our benefit package, please visit our website

Online applications must be received by Saturday, July 16, 2016

Position: Assistant Librarian

Location: Niels Bohr Library & Archives – College Park, MD

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

Job Description:

The Niels Bohr Library & Archives, a special collection in the history of modern physics, astronomy, and allied sciences at the American Institute of Physics, seeks an Assistant Librarian to be responsible for administering the print holdings and overseeing the daily operations of the Library. Duties include acquisitions, cataloging, preservation, database maintenance, providing reference services, overseeing digitization and other related activities. The successful candidate will work to improve access to the book and journal collections, supervise part-time assistants and student interns, and assist in the daily operations of the Niels Bohr Library as needed.

MLS degree (ALA approved) and a minimum of two years of professional experience are required. Experience/familiarity with library automation, cataloging standards, conservation, and digital formats are preferred. Must be able to lift 40-pound boxes of library materials. Knowledge of science is not required.

If you are qualified for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to AIP Human Resources at

For more information visit

Position: Coordinator, Reference and Library Instruction

Location: Community College of Baltimore County – Catonsville, MD

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

Directs the campus library’s reference services and library instruction program and is responsible for staffing, scheduling, and establishing goals for these areas. Manages the department and its staff, evaluates performance and measures progress on reference service, library instruction and information literacy projects. Identifies and implements new procedures and technologies; develops new services and initiatives. Works closely with faculty to develop course integrated information literacy instruction, consulting with faculty about curriculum/assignment design, and about the objectives for the instruction/information literacy program. Participates in the library’s collection development program.

Minimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in library science from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited institution.
Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional library experience in an academic, research or public library.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science as applied to the operation of academic libraries.
Evidence of effective teaching, leadership and supervisory skills and experience.
Experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for reference and instruction.
Experience with and strong commitment to reference service, library instruction and information literacy principles.
Ability to work independently and in teams.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Maintains knowledge of trends and best practices in academic libraries, including reference/research materials, instruction methodologies, information and library technology and principles of information literacy.
For best consideration, please apply by June 29, 2016.
For more information visit the CCBC website here.

Position: Archivist

Location: Montgomery County Historical Society – Rockville, MD

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

The Montgomery County Historical Society seeks a skilled, experienced, and enthusiastic professional for the position of Archivist. The successful candidate will be an integral part of our team and will advance the organization’s mission by helping to preserve the county government’s historical records in the County Archives located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The Archivist will also provide support for Montgomery History’s Sween Library on a periodic basis.

Here is the full position description