Two Public Library Positions – Maryland & Virginia

Position: Community Branch Manager I
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library (Riviera Beach Community Library), Pasadena MD
Closing Date: August 7, 2017

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Responsibilities include: Professional, managerial level work in supervising the operations of a community branch, serving as a member of the Library’s management team and advocating for library services. Works as a professional librarian to provide direct public service.

Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program and six years professional experience in the provision of public library services, including four years of supervisory experience. Bilingual Spanish skills desired.

Necessary Special Requirement: Ability to secure certification as an advanced Professional Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every 5 years.

To apply send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to Terry Bowen, Chief of Human Resources, at

For additional information (job description, application, timetable for filling vacancy, etc.) go to:

Position: Library Branch Manager
Location: Arlington Public Library (Westover Branch), Arlington, VA
Closing Date: July 27, 2017

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The Arlington Public Library is seeking a Library Branch Manager to lead the Westover Branch, and welcomes candidates with strong leadership experience and customer service ethic. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day operations and customer service delivery, oversee staff, and make hiring decisions that reflect the diversity of Arlington County’s community. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of current trends in public libraries, be technologically savvy and forward-thinking, be a proven innovator who can manage change and have a strong background in internal workgroup dynamics and supervision.

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited college or university, plus three years of professional experience providing direct public service in a library which includes at least one year of experience managing a facility or leading a diverse team.

Online application required: