Two Positions – Maryland

Position: Program Assistant
Location: Maryland Humanities – Baltimore, MD
Salary: $27,000-$30,000

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

Responsibilities include:

One Maryland One Book

Research titles and authors according to the annual program theme
Manage extensive title list during the book selection process
Support partner outreach and recruitment through meetings and various communication platforms
Assist in creating content for support materials
Coordinate distribution of books and other materials. This includes shipping heavy materials (20-60 lbs.) in large quantities.
Process author tour applications and selection letters
Process program funding support applications and award letters
Update and distribute program surveys and forms for partner/participant feedback
Support author tour events and activities

Reading & Discussion Programs

Process site applications and selection letters
Assist in coordination of program partners
Coordinate and place material orders and distribute to sites
Support partner training sessions

Letters About Literature

Assist in outreach, recruitment and promotion of contest to teacher/student participants
Promote the Sarbanes award to teachers, their colleagues and supervisors
Assist in organizing, reading and evaluating contest and Sarbanes Award entries
Copy and distribute contest entries to judges
Assist in notification of state finalists and winners
Assist in awards ceremony planning and activities
Mail certificates to winners not in attendance at the awards ceremony

Mt. Vernon Literary Walking Tours

Coordinate monthly tours April through September, including special bookings
Schedule docents for tours and serve as their primary contact
Manage tour registration through Eventbrite and send appropriate notifications to registrants
Coordinate special access to select stops on the tour
Assist in recruitment and training of docents

General Administrative Support

Support the coordination of general Maryland Center for the Book activities, such as the annual Advisory Committee and One Maryland One Book Committee meetings as well as periodic author programs with select Maryland Humanities partners
Maintain accurate logs of event, participant, and partner data for each program
Process participant survey data and prepare reports
Manage social media and website updates in collaboration with Program Officer and Maryland Humanities Communications Officer
Design promotional materials as needed
Update records in Maryland Humanities’ online databases and software systems (e.g. eTapestry, Scantron)
Send mailings and shipments of program materials
Create simple designs for program materials
Other tasks as assigned by Program Officer

Position: Part-time Hourly Development Assistant

Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library – Annapolis, MD
Hours per week: 15.00
Salary range: $13.79/hour to start

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


Provides support for ongoing development activities such as: gift processing and donor-record keeping associated with the annual fund, special events, direct mail, donor recognition and other fundraising programs of the Foundation as needed.

Currently this is a temporary position designated to end in October 2017. Depending on future need, however, the position may extend for an indefinite period of time beyond that.