Three Librarian Positions – Maryland

Position: Cataloging Librarian
Location: Recorded Books, Inc., Prince Frederick, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at the Maryland Library Association website:


Provides both original and adaptive/copy -cataloging for a variety of formats, including audiobooks, eBooks, digital magazines, DVDs, and other media. Assists in data manipulation and the automation, creation, and editing of MARC records. Assists in establishing and maintaining cataloging policies for current and new products. Works with Recorded Books business departments to define MARC records needs, and resolve technical issues. May assist MARC record team members in resolving library customer MARC issues. Reports to the Head of Cataloging as well as the Senior IT Director of Recorded Books, Inc.


MLS degree from an ALA-accredited school is required. Strong knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices, and techniques. Proficiency in cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21, and RDA. Strong knowledge of Microsoft programs, including Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio. Strong and current computer skills and knowledge, including online searching and archiving. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Proficiency in Library of Congress standards in classification and subject headings. Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with flexibility in a diverse team environment. Ability to communicate, analyze, and synthesize data and provide creative and workable solutions to cataloging problems. Ability to work in a rapidly changing technological/IT environment. Strong attention to detail is required. Must be able to work on site in Prince Frederick, Maryland.

Salary Range

Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Please submit Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of four professional references (including Title, Name, phone numbers, addresses, and email addresses) to Behn Trader at

Special Requests

Closing Date: Position open until filled

Position: Librarian II, Special Collections, Sojourner Truth Room

Location: Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) – Oxon Hill, MD
Salary Range: $48.9k per year plus a generous benefits package!

Full vacancy announcement available at the Maryland Library Association website:


If you are a librarian with supervisory experience, outstanding organizational skills, and
the dedication to provide high quality customer service to a diverse community, we want you!
This experienced librarian must be dedicated to managing a comprehensive collection of reference materials on African American history and culture in the Sojourner Truth Room at our busy Oxon Hill Branch.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes, coordinates and oversees the work of the area assigned. Provides quality reference and readers’ advisory services, and computer assistance to library customers. Provides instruction on the use of library catalog and databases.
Participates in the selection, development, evaluation and maintenance of materials to meet community information and recreation requirements; reads and reviews materials and identifies replacement needs; may maintain a budget for the special collection. Trains, supervises and evaluates staff in supervisory line. Initiates and maintains local community contacts. Plans and presents programs for schools, community agencies and other groups; plans and arranges displays and exhibits. Participates in Ask a Librarian live online chat sessions with library customers. Manages and coordinates computer lab training for library customers. Collects, maintains and evaluates statistics relating to age-level or branch performance and program effectiveness. Works in various departments or branches other than where regularly assigned. Keeps informed of professional developments in library service.
Attends professional meetings, workshops and conferences and serves on committees.
Assumes the duties of a senior staff member upon request.
Performs circulation tasks when required. Performs other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Application Process

Submit an employment application, cover letter and resume ASAP! Visit us online at

Special Requests

Maryland Public Librarian Certification

Position: Mobile Librarian II

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library – Baltimore, MD
Salary: $44,858.00 – $54,520.00 Annually
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 02/24/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time

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

Mobile Librarian II

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is searching for a qualified and experienced Librarian to fill a Mobile Librarian position for the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) Division.

Under the direction of the Chief of SLRC. The Librarian II duties include the day-to-day management of the Mobile Job Center, a state of the art, fully accessible one stop shop where clients will complete all parts of the job search in one visit.