Six Positions: Maryland & Washington, DC

Position: Part-Time Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian — UPDATED
Location: University of Baltimore Law Library, Baltimore, MD

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sunday noon – 5:00 p.m.

Period of employment: Hours available during the fall and spring semesters, in weeks when classes are in session. This is a contract position and offers a competitive hourly rate. The contract is for 6 months, with a possible extension for an additional 6 months.

Duties: Under the general supervision of the Associate Law Librarian for Public Services and the Library Director, the part-time (evening and weekend) Reference Librarian provides expert legal reference services and serves as back-up librarian for circulation services during scheduled evening and weekend reference desk hours. Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to providing reference desk services for faculty, students, and members of the local legal community and the public; creating and updating web-based library research guides; assisting in creating and maintaining content on the library’s website; and handling other related duties and projects as assigned by the Public Services Librarian.

Requirements: Applicants must have strong legal research and communication skills. M.L.S. and/or J.D. preferred, but will also consider candidates with relevant practical experience.

To apply: Send email to  Joanne Dugan Colvin, Associate Director for Public Services at jcolvin@ubalt.edu

Position: Librarian of Acquisitions & Cataloging
Location: Cecil College, North East, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

Department: Library
Hours: 37.5 hours a week; 8 to 4:30 Monday-Friday; occasional nights and weekends
Deadline: For best consideration, please apply by August 14, 2018.

GENERAL DUTIES:
The Librarian of Acquisitions and Cataloging oversees the flow of all books, eBooks, periodicals, audiovisual, and other library materials through the acquisitions process from request to final processing. The position is responsible for the accurate and orderly cataloging of print and non-print materials. This position is responsible for all revenues and expenditures for the Library.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Perform original and copy cataloging for print, ebooks, audiovisual, and all other formats.
  2. Maintain EBSCO eBook MARC records using OCLC Worldshare Management System and SirsiDynix Utilities and Reports modules.
  3. Maintain statistics and prepare reports related to cataloging and processing materials for the Annual Report.
  4. Prepare, order, and process all book, DVD, and library supplies expeditiously from Amazon, and other vendors offering best value.
  5. Prepare, execute, and maintain all library purchase records, including item requisitions in Jenzabar, and credit card reconciliations with Accounts Payable.
  6. Maintains and updates the Reserves Collection once a semester, or as needed, including reaching out to faculty and/or the bookstore for changes.
  7. Cover circulation desk, including assisting students in locating print and online resources, APA and MLA citations, answering reference questions, and other duties as needed.
  8. Create and send monthly acquisitions newsletter to Marketing for addition to the College Communique.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library and information science; candidates with an advance degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting may also be considered.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years post-MLS academic experience in technical services, circulation services, and collection management with an integrated library system (ILS).

Knowledge and Skills:

  • SirsiDynix Symphony
  • Discovery Systems (i.e. SirsiDynix Enterprise)
  • Experience with technical services and integrated library systems
  • Working knowledge of metadata content standards and tools including: MARC21, Resource Description and Access (RDA), and Library of Congress classification and subject headings
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and work cooperatively in a team environment

Apply on-line to https://legacy.cecil.edu/employment/position-announcements.asp.

Position: Chief Executive Officer
Location: Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Largo, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

Imagining Opportunities – Connecting Community – Shaping Lives. The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) Board of Trustees is seeking a visionary new CEO who, through dynamic leadership, will help to ensure that the Library System becomes one of the Nation’s best. Cultivating valued relationships with new and existing stakeholders, the CEO will have demonstrated talent in building and maintaining, connections with the broader community. The CEO will, through opportunity and connectivity, provide positive learning pathways to change the lives of the nearly one million County residents. Key lifelong learning focus areas of the Library’s 2017 Strategic Plan include: Tech Connect, Ready 2 Read, and Learning U. Supporting student achievement, the Library’s LINK partnership connects Prince George’s County public school students to the Library’s resources through ID cards eliminating barriers to student access. Governed by a seven-member Board, PGCMLS serves its constituency through a stellar staff (312 FTE), a $30 million annual budget, 19 locations plus a Correctional Facility library, and twelve active, contributing Friends of the Library groups. The ideal CEO will bring extraordinary passion, innovation, and a demonstrated commitment to a diverse, multicultural, and very engaged community of customers and potential partners. Please visit PGCMLS CEO Brochure for additional information about the position!

Prince George’s County, the second largest county in Maryland, is a family-friendly, vibrant, growing county with 27 municipalities. It is proud to be home to seven colleges and universities, including the University of Maryland, Bowie State University and Prince George’s Community College. Also, Prince George’s is home for some of the region’s top attractions. Residents and visitors enjoy the National Harbor on the Potomac, FedExField – home of the NFL Washington Redskins, NASA Goddard Space Flight center, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Show Place Arena, a vibrant Hyattsville Arts Corridor, and the Publick Playhouse. In addition to local historical, cultural and recreational amenities, you will find yourself minutes from downtown Washington, D.C., historic Annapolis and Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Enjoy and explore Prince George’s County and Prince George’s County Memorial Library System at PGCMLS Links.

Responsibilities. The CEO, reporting to the Board of Trustees, oversees a nationally recognized library system. This position provides overall strategic and operational leadership with full responsibility for, but not limited to, the following areas: personnel and fiscal management; marketing and communications; fundraising and development; emergent technologies; facilities; and external partnership development through engagement with key stakeholder groups. Valuing transparency, trust, and collegiality, the CEO will lead a large, complex and innovative organization to its full and exciting potential.

Requirements

Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a Masters’ Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of management experience in a complex organization. Additional skills include political acumen, strong communication skills, ability to think and plan strategically, the ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders, and demonstrated ability in fiscal management. Experience in a public library with multiple locations, reporting to a governing board, working in a multicultural environment, and collective bargaining are desired qualifications.

Compensation. The starting salary range is $175,000 – $195,000 (with placement dependent upon experience and qualifications) with an attractive benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. To start the application process, send a meaningful cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury on or before the closing date of September 16, 2018.

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

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

Category: Librarian (Open Rank)

Department: Special Collections and University Archives

Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

The collections and services of the Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) are extensive, with special strengths in Maryland history and culture, labor history, and mass media, among other areas. The University Archives documents the history and culture of the university, including its governance, student life, and athletics. The University Archives are highly visible on campus and are an important representative of the UMD Libraries to the rest of the university and wider communities. The successful candidate for University Archivist will represent University Archives to members of the university, outside agencies, and donors while leading a unit integral to SCUA and the UMD Libraries.

REQUIREMENTS

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have thorough knowledge of archival theory and practice. Must be able to work effectively with others in a team setting. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills and in assisting researchers in an archival setting. Must be able to manage a broad variety of tasks in response to varying time pressures with shifting priorities and changing constraints. Demonstrated service to the profession and the potential for further professional contributions.

EDUCATION:

Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/Information Science with an emphasis on formal archival education and training, or a Master’s degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with experience in archives, archival course work, or archival certificate.

Preferred: Advanced degree/graduate study in history or other relevant discipline.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: At least one year of professional archival experience. Early career archivists encouraged to apply. Demonstrated ability and initiative in reference, outreach, and instruction.

Preferred: Work experience in a university archives setting, supervisory and project management experience are desirable. Background in donor relations, grants, and fundraising.

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

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. Applicant must meet the Libraries’ requirements for promotion, which includes a commitment to professional development, service, and self-directed research, scholarship, and/or creative activities. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html .

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/61865 . No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter, which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until August 31, 2018.

Position: Librarian
Location: Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

Classification: Hourly / Non-Exempt

Reports to: Manager for Membership & Administrative Affairs

Are you looking for a dynamic position as a librarian?

The Cosmos Club, a prestigious social Club in Washington, DC seeks a dedicated and member-focused individual for the permanent position of librarian.

The Library is a valued member service of the Cosmos Club. The librarian provides normal library services and helps with logistics for programs offered by the member-led Library Committee. The librarian is responsible for these tasks:

  • Orders all books, periodicals and other library materials purchased by the Club
  • Selects, catalogs, classifies, and deaccessions materials for the collection and provides research and bibliographical services
  • Connects members with resources and services
  • Assists members with self-serve technology
  • Uses automated information systems, databases and other technology for a range of processing and service tasks
  • Uses the AMLIB Library Management System
  • Maintains collections using established procedures and systems
  • Attends monthly meetings with the Library committee and subcommittees
  • Assists with other library activities and Club events

Requirements: Applicants must have five years of relevant library experience as well as experience with member services. He/she must relate well to Club members by demonstrating wide-ranging general knowledge and an interest in reading and current affairs.

Position: Archival Assistant
Location: Office of the Clerk: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement is available on CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
Assists in providing archival services for the official records of the House. Responsible for accessioning and processing archived records, and coordinating their transfer to the National Archives and Records Administration. Manages the secure loan of historical records to support current House business. Provides research and other assistance on various special projects assigned to the Office of Art and Archives.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in library science, history, or related field and at least two years of archival or research experience preferred. Detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills and organizational ability. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement in fulfillment of responsibilities and flexibility to work as a member of a team performing shared duties. Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner. Must be able to lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Vacancy Announcement Number: CLK-005-18
Closing Date: August 24th 2018 Salary Level/Range: Up to $67,101
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Applicant Instructions:
E-mail a cover letter and resume to: Ms. Selena Haskins Office of Art and Archives
Office of the Clerk, U. S. House of Representatives, archives-resumes@mail.house.gov

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