Four Positions- Maryland

Position: Librarian ZA-1410-3/4 (DE/CR)
Location: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Spring, MD
Salary: $68,036 to $148,967 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

As a Librarian, you will perform the following duties:

Implement information standards and systems in support of the NOAA Public Access to Research (PARR) Policy Plan, by developing and maintainng a full-service electronic publication repository system, the NOAA Institutional Repository.
Serve as an expert advisor to NOAA Science Directors, the NOAA scientific community, and NOAA line office management on the policies related to submission to, and use of the NOAA Institutional Repository.
Oversee and support a variety of initiatives and projects related to digitization and/or digital library collection management.
Maintain, develop, and improve access to and preservation of, electronic resources and digital objects.
Manage a variety of library cataloging and classification tasks including original and copy descriptive and subject cataloging of monographic, serial and non-print items, assign classification numbers, establish name authority records.
Produce reports and statistics that will measure the effectiveness of the NOAA Institutional Repository in achieving the goals of open science directives, including the NOAA Public Access to Research (PARR) Policy Plan.
These duties are described at the FPL ZA-4, the ZA-3 is developmental leading to such performance.

Position: Reference & Instruction Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

We seek an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to work as subject librarian in the humanities and to provide general reference assistance to the UMBC community. The successful candidate is expected to provide a wide range of reference, instructional, and outreach services to students, faculty, and staff. This position will work closely with the Instruction Coordinator to design and deliver library curriculum and instruction activities for first-year courses, including English 100 and Introduction to an Honors University seminars.


  • Master of Library & Information Science degree (or equivalent ALA accredited degree)
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in providing dynamic library instruction and contributing to a team-based information literacy program
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in the areas of library public services and outreach
  • Demonstrated high-quality written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to initiate and lead projects to completion
  • Interest and/or experience working with diverse populations, particularly students
  • Undergraduate or advanced degree in a humanities discipline preferred
  • Reference experience in an academic library setting preferred
  • Direct teaching or library instruction experience preferred

Position: Library Technician
Location: ZAI — National Institutes of Health Library, Bethesda, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on CUA SLIS blog.

ZAI has an immediate need for a Library Technician in support of the NIH Library in Bethesda, Maryland. This is an administrative and entry-level library position that requires working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment for multiple clients.

The duties of the Library Technician include providing clerical support to several of the Library’s departments, including the Educational Services Branch, the Information Architecture Branch, and the Office of the Director.


  • Supporting the clerical needs of the Education Services Branch such as coordinating vendor-led class logistics, where needed, and preparation of monthly reports documenting the NIH Library’s classes, webinars, and special events.
  • On behalf of the Information Architecture Branch, developing the weekly Information Desk coverage schedule for customer consultations with Informationists and librarians
  • Providing specialized clerical support to the Office of the Director, such as coordinating for special events and guests.
  • Daily pickup and distribution of mail for NIH Library staff daily as well as hand delivery of rush items to administrative building as needed.


  • Presents updates at interdepartmental meetings
  • Supports special projects, on an as-needed basis
  • Proofreads in English



  • Strong commitment to and skills in customer service
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work equally well on a self-paced basis as well as in a collaborative, team-oriented setting
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Careful attention to detail, and ability to take direction from staff members
  • Excellent oral and written professional communication skills in English
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • U.S. Citizenship


  • Prior library experience (academic and special libraries preferred)
  • Prior administrative experience

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Jill Konieczko at

Position: Library Media Specialists
Location: Prince George’s County Public Schools, Landover, MD

Originally posted on  CUA SLIS blog.

It’s spring and we are in the process of interviewing candidates for our library media vacancies in our Prince George’s County public schools.

This year we have library media vacancies for SY2018-19 at all levels, ES, MS, K-8, and HS. Please have any interested candidates contact our office and we will arrange interviews immediately. You may also include those within six credits of graduation if they are seeking early placement.

We encourage emails, phone calls, etc. to respond to questions about our programs.

Thank you in advance for sharing this information with all interested parties.

T: 301-386-8208

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