Three Positions- Maryland

Position: Digital Collections Librarian
Location: University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

The University of Maryland Libraries Digital Conversion and Media Reformatting (DCMR) department seeks an organized, service-oriented colleague to manage the Libraries’ digitization operations. The Digital Collections Librarian will collaborate with stakeholders to establish and effectively manage digitization projects and workflows for the Libraries. The successful candidate will enjoy working with a wide range of unique formats and materials and will lead process development and special format digitization within both the libraries and the profession.

The successful candidate will provide oversight for all in-house digitization operations, managing people, projects and equipment. The individual manages and prioritizes short-term, user-initiated requests, and balances these with soliciting and managing long-term projects. The Digital Collections Librarian will hire, train, and supervise student assistants to perform digitization work and quality control of all files and metadata. The librarian is responsible for establishing quality assurance standards and managing quality control for all digital files and associated metadata records uploaded to all digital repositories. The librarian maintains updated digitization and file management procedural documentation, and creates project plans and instructions for in-house projects. The individual in this position will remain current with digitization standards and best practices and research development for expansion into additional formats.

Position: Librarian I or Library Specialist- Adult Services
Location: C. Burr Artz Public Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $41,602.00 – $44,541.00 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

This professional position will assist in managing Reference/Adult Services at the C. Burr Artz Public Library. This position provides direct library service to the general public, and especially to adults and teens. Supervision may be given to shelvers, substitutes, on-call employees, and/or volunteers: and direction may be given to department staff. Supervision is received from the Assistant Branch Administrator.

Position: Librarian I or Library Specialist- Children’s Services
Location: C. Burr Artz Public Library or Middletown Branch Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $41,602 – $44,541 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

This professional position assists in managing Children’s Services at either the C. Burr Artz Public Library or Middletown Branch Library. This position provides direct library service to the general public. Supervision may be given to substitutes, shelvers, on-call employees and/or volunteers; direction may be given to department staff. Supervision is received from the Branch Administrator, Assistant Branch Administrator or the Supervisor, Children’s Services.

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