Three Public Library Positions- Maryland

Position: Librarian II
Location: Owings Mills and Towson Branches, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $39,914 to $53,506 per year, commensurate with experience

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

At Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL), staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, developing innovative learning environments, and creating gracious library spaces. We circulate over 10 million items and provide library services through our 19 branches, four mobile library vehicles and a growing virtual online presence. If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated and open to new ideas, consider joining the Baltimore County Public as a full-time Librarian II.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and online resources
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading, viewing and listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
  • Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the library’s collection
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes and effectively solving problems
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace

Position: Branch Administrator II
Location: Urbana Regional Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $58,548.00 – $70,257.00 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Calling all dynamic leaders! Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries! We are seeking a creative, energetic, and visionary leader for the Urbana Regional Library. This large branch serves a diverse, active, and growing community just southeast of downtown Frederick city.

Located in Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system. By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, we connect people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.

This professional managerial and supervisory position is responsible for the general operation and management of the regional library, and for ensuring the delivery of quality library service to the public. Training, supervision and direction will be given to the branch staff. Supervision is received from the Associate Director, Public Service.

Hiring Range: $58,548.00 – $70,257.00 Annually

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited program
• Minimum 4 years of recent (within the past 10 years) progressively responsible work experience in library management, which must include:
– Minimum 2 years public library work experience at the middle management level or higher (e.g. Department Head in multi-department library, Director of a small library, Branch Manager of a small branch, etc.); and
– Minimum 2 years work experience supervising (direct reports) professional and/or paraprofessional staff
• Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Office of Education, or the ability to fulfill this requirement within 6 months of hire

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm June 21, 2018. For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov

Position: Associate Director-Support Services
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $82,477.00 – $98,972.00 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

If you have passion for transforming public libraries and want to join a dynamic team, this may be a perfect fit! This position oversees the technology infrastructure, support operations, and communications functions of the library system. It also collaborates with the Director on long-range planning, annual and capital budgets, and strategic plan development.

Located in Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system. By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, we connect people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.

Hiring Range: $82,477.00 – $98,972.00 Annually

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program
• Minimum 8 years of progressively responsible management work experience (within the last 15 years) at the middle management level or higher in a public library, which must include at least 3 years work experience supervising others
• Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Office of Education or the ability to become certified within 6 months of hire for Master of Library Science degree

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm June 29, 2018. For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov

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