Multiple Positions- Maryland

Position: Materials & Data Analysis Manager
Location: Howard County Library System
Salary: $61,568.00 – $107,959.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.


  • Manages the strategic direction and development of all HCLS’ materials portfolio to promote collections and collections-related activities
  • Supervises materials management staff
  • Oversees and identifies process efficiencies to expand the department’s operational and product portfolio
  • Ensures that all collection items are purchased, processed, and prepared promptly for customer borrowing
  • Manages materials vendors and associated accounts
  • Analyzes collection turnover rates and other use-based measures to determine acquisition strategy to maintain high quality of HCLS portfolio
  • Analyzes publishing trends and borrowing patterns to ensure that HCLS collections provide educational and enriching experiences to HCLS customers
  • Ensures special information access needs of HCLS customers (including those with disabilities or English a second language) are incorporated into the delivery of service
  • Leads the data collection and analytical research of materials usage, publishing trends, and demographic data to develop strategic plans, forecasts and compile specialized reports
  • Develops and manages the department’s annual budget based on industry trends and customer activity

Position: Data Services Librarian
Location: University of Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The primary responsibility of the Data Services Librarian is to serve as the program lead to implement and promote novel, sustainable data services throughout all stages of the research data lifecycle. The incumbent in this position should strive to become the Libraries’ primary expert for the technology required to support comprehensive data services initiatives, including repositories and hosting requirements. S/he serves as the expert on technology and tools to support University of Maryland researchers and partners as they manage, analyze, share, communicate, and preserve their research data. The Data Services Librarian must collaborate closely with UMD Libraries’ staff to ensure Research Data Services are aligned with the diverse needs of a broad variety of researchers, and s/he takes the initiative to identify and support the technical needs of researchers as well as suggest improvements and new services or workflows. The Data Services Librarian actively participates in programs and projects in Digital Programs and Initiatives, including but not limited to the institutional repository (DRUM), digital publishing, and digital collections.

Position: Manager III (Branch Manager), Grade M3
Location: Bethesda, Maryland, Montgomery County Public Libraries
Salary: $74,445-$136,069

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full posting online.

This is professional library administrative work whose primary job is to lead the work of staff to delight library customers. The manager has full accountability for management of a library branch in Montgomery County Public Libraries as well as serves as a member of the Director’s Administrative team. Branch managers oversee the provision of direct services and assistance to library customers. Responsibilities include: assessing human resources and customer needs to ensure efficient staff scheduling that corresponds to peak hours of demand, participates in the development of long-range plans for the branch, ensuring consistency with MCPL system-wide goals, manages the supervision and performance evaluations of branch staff, coordinates collection development activities that will improve the quality and usefulness of the library’s collection, ensures successful implementation of new technologies, works with community groups to encourage library use and to assist in making the library more customer friendly, implements system policies and procedures and shares recommendations with library administration, and establishes, maintains, and improves communications and working relationships with diverse community groups, advisory committees, and the media.

As a manager of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect and cooperation

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Additional pay may be available for bi-lingual languages other than English. In order to qualify for multilingual pay, applicants will be required to successfully pass a multilingual examination.

Position: Librarian Advanced Professional Certificate-Repost
Location: Jessup, Maryland
Salary: $54,565.00 – $87,188.00/year

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full posting online.

This position manages the provision of library and information services in JCI, MTC, and MCI-W library branch using current library practices; develops and manages collection; provides reference services and aids patrons in the development of information seeking and finding skills; promotes the use of the program; assures access and delivery of library services within the facility/facilities.