Five positions- Maryland and Washington DC

Position: Part-time Library Associates
Location: Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County- Annapolis, MD
Rate – $19.61/hour

The Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County seeks two part-time library associates to serve in its law library. The associates work in all aspects of law librarianship in a specialized library: technical, administrative and reference services.

The Law Library Associates will interact with a wide range of customers including judges, courthouse personnel, attorneys, and the general public. Responsibilities include collection maintenance (including cataloging, classification, and processing new materials), providing reference services to library users, instruction in the use of legal databases, management of law library web and internet interfaces, developing educational programs, research, assistance in the preparation of financial and statistical reports, and other duties as assigned.

Required – Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred – Candidate for or completion of a Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science or a candidate for or completion of a Juris Doctor degree.

Rate – $19.61/hour

Please apply by November 3, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. by submitting a cover letter, resume, and list of three references as a SINGLE PDF (i.e., ONE PDF file) document to:

Office of the Court Administrator:

Position: Circulation Manager I
Location: Finksburg Branch- Carroll County Public Library
Starting Salary: $39,705

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Job summary: Oversees circulation services in the library, including planning, organizing and supervising the activities of the Circulation and Page departments; Provides circulation services to library customers; performs other duties as assigned. Essential Functions: 1. Supervises, schedules, trains, coaches and evaluates the work of assigned staff; 2. Assists in the selection process of assigned staff; 3. Oversees the Page department; 4. Accesses customer records and communicates with customers about overdue materials, delinquencies, fees, or other circulation problems; 5. Resolves complaints and offers solutions or refers to appropriate supervisor, following CCPL policies, procedures, and guidelines; 6. Oversees the Circulation Substitute and Page budgets; 7. Checks in, checks out, and renews materials according to branch procedures; may include drive-through window service; 8. Calculates fines/fees and county bills accurately and receives payments from customers for fines and fees; 9. Processes incoming and outgoing reserves, and interlibrary loans; 10. Places items on shelving carts, reserve shelves, in delivery boxes, or other locations as appropriate; 11. Registers new customers or renews/updates customer registration records as necessary; 12. Opens/closes branch according to established procedures, including activating/deactivating alarm system, turning computers and other equipment on/off, and performing daily cash functions; 13. Provides support functions including but not limited to: preparing bank deposits; unpacking, sorting, and processing deliveries; ordering and receiving supplies; withdrawing materials from database; and other activities as assigned; 14. Greets customers in a friendly and courteous manner and provides service to multiple customers; 15. Makes branch and county bank deposits as needed, which may include use of an employee’s personal vehicle; 16. Reviews and approves timesheets for assigned staff; 17. Participates in meetings, teams/committees/workgroups, outreach activities and training opportunities, as appropriate; 18. May perform basic information tasks (place reserves, look up titles, etc.); 19. May troubleshoot equipment related to circulation services; 20. Performs other duties as instructed and assigned.

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Position: Archives Technician
Location: National Archives and Records Administration- Washington DC and College Park locations
Salary: $40,442 to $52,579 per year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government – more than 10 billion of them.

As an Archives Technician at the Archival Operations office in Washington D. C. or College Park you will perform non-professional, quasi-professional, and technical work that supports access to the archival holdings and physical and intellectual control over records.

Visit our Employee Gallery at to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

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Position: History Liaison and Reference Librarian for Collections, Research and Instruction
Location: Georgetown University- Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The History Liaison and Reference Librarian serves as the Library’s principal liaison to faculty, graduate and undergraduate students whose work centers in the history of the United States and Western Europe and African American Studies and other subjects as assigned.

Master’s in Library Science (MLS) accredited by the American Library Association or equivalent appropriate/equivalent advanced degree – preference for a second graduate degree in a history or African American Studies or the equivalent years of work and/or other equivalent expertise in this or other related fields
2+ years of experience or training in the provision of public services (reference and instruction) in an academic or research library setting
Demonstrated experience in discipline specific research methodologies
Ability to work with diverse, research-oriented students and faculty
Analytical ability, initiative, imagination, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
Broad-based interest in, and current awareness of, information technology applications for the delivery of library information
Willingness and availability to work scheduled hours at the Reference Desk including evenings, weekends, and holidays in rotation with other staff

Position: Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies
Location: University of Maryland- College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The iSchool at the University of Maryland ( seeks an energetic, creative, and forward-thinking individual for a tenure-track faculty position in a diverse and interdisciplinary environment where teaching, service, and research are highly valued and colleagues collaborate in all aspects of their academic work. We seek a colleague who will be a leader in research and teaching in the fields of archives, digital preservation, data curation, cultural heritage informatics, or information management. In particular, we seek someone with deep understanding of archives and digital preservation concepts and issues, and whose research program will investigate and develop knowledge about digital techniques in the computational representation, access, preservation, and management of archival collections in diverse contexts. Ideal candidates must demonstrate novel and impactful scholarship relevant to archives or digital curation or any of the areas described above. Preference will be given to candidates that consider the ethical, social justice, diversity, policy, preservation, and equitable access issues associated with their work.