Two Librarian Positions – Maryland

Position: Community Branch Manager I
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library – Pasadena, MD
Salary range: $59,451 – $99,018

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

Minimum Requirements:

Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program and six years professional experience in the provision of public library services, including four years of supervisory experience.

Necessary Special Requirement: Ability to secure certification as an advanced Professional Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every 5 years.

Professional, managerial level work in supervising the operations of a community branch, serving as a member of the Library’s management team and advocating for library services. Works as a professional librarian to provide direct public service.

Interviews will be scheduled for November 10th, 2016. Tentative start date will be late November.

Position: Youth Services, Collection Development & Outreach Services

Location: Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped – Baltimore, MD
Salary: $49,899.00 – $72,777.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Youth Services, Collection Development & Outreach Services


These are three new separate professional Librarian positions for the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) one responsible for providing leadership and technical assistance to public libraries in the provision of services to print disabled youth and family literacy programs, one responsible for both the assessment and maintenance of the Maryland State LBPH collection, and the other for the collection of library statistics and other data to identify community library needs.

Youth Librarian: manages and coordinates statewide provision of LBPH services and specialized programs for Maryland residents with print disabilities who are between the ages of birth to 21 years of age; provides reader’s advisory, reference and program services; plans and implements a summer reading program; produces a semi-annual newsletter; and manages the library collection dedicated to youth.

Collection Development Librarian: manages and coordinates the library collection and collection maintenance activities; maintains data on overall use of the library collection; provides leadership for collection assessment and planning for long-term collection space; provides research, reference, and reader’s advisory to patrons, and supervises the selection and production phases of the LBPH recording studio.

Outreach Librarian: manages and coordinates outreach activities to promote statewide provision of services for Maryland residents with print disabilities; initiates, plans, and conducts programs and activities to encourage the use of library services; prepares community analysis and conducts surveys to determine future and current programming needs, and curates web pages and social media.