Two Positions- Maryland

Position: Library Director
Location: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The United States Naval Academy invites applications and nominations of qualified candidates for the position of Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services. Established in 1845 at Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval Academy is a Middle States accredited, highly selective, undergraduate institution with a diverse student body of 4500. The faculty is organized into three divisions (Engineering and Weapons, Math and Science, and Humanities and Social Sciences) and includes an approximately equal proportion of tenure-track civilian professors and active duty military personnel.

The Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services, an administrative faculty position reporting to the Academic Dean and Provost, is directly responsible for the administration of all Library operations. The Nimitz Library is staffed by an all-civilian, user-oriented team of 30. The Library’s collections are aligned with the broader Academy curriculum and reflect the need to support the full spectrum of faculty teaching and research activities. As an affiliate of the National Archives, the Special Collections and Archives Department features extensive collections in a variety of subject areas ranging in date from the 15th to the 20th centuries.

Building on the rich history and mission of the Naval Academy, the next Library Director will provide visionary leadership to enhance the library’s value and role at the Academy. This search is for a proven, innovative library administrator who will capitalize on the experience and strengths of the library staff. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver with the energy to partner with institutional stakeholders and the strong communication skills required to advocate for the library.

Position begins on or about 1 August 2017. Applications will be reviewed beginning 7 April 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the position and how to apply, see:

Coordinator, Library Associate Training Institute (LATI Coordinator)

Location: Coordinator works from a home office and travels to library meeting locations around Maryland as required–usually at least 15 in-person meeting dates spread throughout the year. A significant portion of the work occurs in online meeting and classroom environments.
Salary range: $45,000–$60,000 annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Under the direction of the DLDS Liaison and the LATI Oversight Committee (LOC), is responsible for implementing the LATI program. Oversees the work of the LATI Virtual Assistant. Collaborates with trainers, Staff Development Coordinators, and others from Maryland’s public libraries to ensure that eligible Library Associates receive quality training that fulfills the requirements of state law.

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