Three Positions- Maryland

Position: Director of Programs and Outreach
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $79,152.00 – $102,867.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The Pratt Library is looking for a Director of Programs and Outreach. Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Programs and Outreach will provide direction and supervision to the adult, young adult, and children’s program supervisors. The Director will also coordinate the external partnerships and collaborative activities of the Library.

The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department/division.

Oversees the programming department, including age level specialists (School Support, Children, Adult & Writers Live) and support staff.

Directs and supports programming system wide, including assisting the specialist with creating vision and outcomes for programs based on the needs of the Baltimore City community.

Assists with coordination of all major Pratt events & programs including Writer’s Live, Summer Reading and others.

Creates a strategic plan for outreach throughout Baltimore based on the goals and vision of the library system, ensuring that services and programs reach the entire city, regardless of physical building locations.

Oversees mobile units, including the mobile job unit, the book buggy, and the book mobile.

Determines areas of the city and correct partners that can further the Enoch Pratt’s reach.

Evaluates outreach services.

Acts as a full member of the Executive Leadership Team, attending Leadership team meetings and fully participating in the vision and direction of the Library.

Collaborates closely with Neighborhood Library Services and Central Library/ State Library Resource Center to create programs that are in line with the needs and goals of these departments.

Creates and maintains partnerships that assist with system-wide programming and outreach.

Leads the state in excellence and innovation of programming.

Works closely with Institutional Advancement and Marketing to ensure programs are correctly funded, marketed, implemented and evaluated.

Coordinates the Programming Committee meetings and agendas.

Other leadership duties as assigned.

Position: Athletics Archivist
Location: University of Maryland Libraries, College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The collections and services of the University of Maryland Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) are at the heart of the research and teaching mission of the university. The Athletics Archivist serves in the University of Maryland collecting area under the supervision of the University Archivist. As a member of the University of Maryland team, the Athletics Archivist supports building, maintaining, organizing, preserving, publicizing, and providing access to athletics-related archival holdings while also preserving the history of University of Maryland athletics. Under the direction of the University Archivist and in collaboration with other UMD Libraries’ units, the Athletics Archivist is responsible for activities in the following areas: reference (40%); collection development, description, and maintenance (20%); instruction and outreach (20%); and professional development, scholarship, and service (20%).

The Athletics Archivist assists in the supervision of graduate assistants, hourly student workers, interns, and volunteers, as needed.

For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Position is appointed as professional track faculty within the Faculty Specialist Ranks as established by the University of Maryland. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials.

Position: Public Services Librarian
Location: Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD
Salary: $51,770-$65,130

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsible for coordinating services to students, staff, faculty and the community including reference, circulation and library instruction. This position reports to the Director of Library and Media Services. This position requires one evening shift per week (2 pm – 10 pm) and an occasional Saturday.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinates information literacy instruction including planning, design, implementation, and assessment.
  • Provides information and reference service across multiple formats, library instruction both in the classroom, online via embedding in courses and creating tutorials and research guides, and at the reference desk.
  • Acts as liaison to assigned academic units and regularly communicates with these faculty members regarding library programs, instruction, resources, and services.
    Provides library instruction for classes.
  • Maintains course-related subject research guides and tutorials.
  • Participates in the materials selection process by recommending titles for purchase from review media and evaluates material for deselection.
  • Provides instruction, assistance, and troubleshooting in the use of computers, printers, and other technology in public service areas as needed.
  • Keeps abreast of the profession through professional reading, membership in professional associations, and attendance at meetings, conferences, workshops, webinars, and consultations with librarians at other institutions.
  • Attends faculty meetings, Librarian meetings, and serves on committees as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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