Multiple Positions- Maryland

Positions originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Position: Circulation Assistant (one part-time position)
Location: St. John’s College, Annapolis, MD
Compensation: Grade 9, $18.19/hr, excellent benefits.

The Greenfield Library at St. John’s College is seeking a Circulation Assistant (this is currently a part-time position). Here are the details:

Circulation Assistant (one part-time position)
Reports To: Associate Library Director
Duties: Provides circulation service and reference service to patrons; maintains reserve collection, material on hold shelf, and the new book shelf; assists patrons with use of computers, printer, scanner, and AV equipment; assists with training of student assistants; maintains weekly on-desk and off-desk schedules; reviews and submits student assistant timesheets; oversees shelf-maintenance, including shelving and shelf-reading; identifies materials in need of repair; orders and maintains inventory of office supplies; serves as trouble shooter for all the equipment in the public areas; maintains statistics for head and entry counts; opens and closes library on weekends and weekday evenings; ensures that the library is safe and secure in the absence of a full-time staff member; represents the College in a professional manner. Work requires stooping, reaching, pushing book carts, and lifting.
In all areas of responsibility, works independently, yet shows good judgment in keeping full-time staff informed of developments outside regular routines; respects the confidentiality of patron requests and records and follows the current ALA Code of Ethics, prepares and submits various monthly reports and gathers statistics for various projects, reports and surveys; is a good office citizen (i.e. keeps work and break area clean, responds to email and requests promptly, has a positive attitude, and respects the feelings and needs of co-workers). Other duties and projects may be assigned.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
A Bachelor’s degree; 2 years relevant experience, or acceptable combination of education and experience; competence in use of computers, including experience using scheduling software; proficient with MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel; excellent communication and customer service skills; ability to multi-task; ability to work independently and cooperatively with colleagues, handle multiple assignments and changing priorities and meet deadlines. Must be detail oriented. Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends.
Desirable Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts or humanities, familiarity with the St. John’s College curriculum, work experience in an academic library.
Schedule: 17.5 hrs- Sunday afternoon, Monday & Thursday afternoon into evening. During non-academic periods hours may vary.
Compensation: Grade 9, $18.19/hr, excellent benefits.
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to

Position: Cataloging Assistant
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library, Library Headquarters
Salary range: $27,980 – $43,324

Classifying and cataloging library materials which include print and non-print. Responsible for copy cataloging. Searches online databases for catalog records, edits records, creates holdings records for materials being added to database. Expected to apply established policies and procedures of the Library and use professional standards and guides with considerable independence.

For full job listing and information on how to apply, please visit

Position: Public Services Manager
Location: Cecil County Public Library
Salary: $82, 868

As member of the senior administration team, has responsibility for managing and overseeing the library system’s public service operations. Supervises all library branch managers (including Elkton, Perryville/Port Deposit, Rising Sun, Chesapeake City, North East, Cecilton). Often, is assigned lead role in implementing new initiatives for the library, as well as the evaluation, improvement of existing systems, processes and procedures, especially related to public services. Participates in the development, planning, and implementation of capital projects. Actively participates in library recruitment.

To Apply please submit a cover letter, resume and three business references to: apply here OR