Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Community Branch Manager I
Location: Broadneck Community Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary range: $61,853 – $109,158

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program and six years professional experience in the provision of public library services, including four years of supervisory experience. Bilingual Spanish skills desired.

Responsibilities:
Professional, managerial level work in supervising the operations of a community branch, serving as a member of the Library’s management team and advocating for library services. Works as a professional librarian to provide direct public service.

Necessary Special Requirement: Ability to secure certification as an advanced Professional Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 hours of training every 5 years.

Position: Librarian I
Location: Annapolis Regional Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary range: $47,419 – $78,354

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program, one year work experience in a library, and supervisory experience preferred. Bilingual Spanish skills desired.

Responsibilities:
Providing library services of reference, readers’ advisory, programming and outreach, and library instruction to the public of all ages. Acts as part of branch’s management team and assists in the management of branch operations, and the supervision of branch staff. May assume responsibility for branch operations as designated person in charge in absence of management.

Necessary Special Requirements: Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.

Annapolis Regional Library is temporarily relocated at the Monarch Academy in Annapolis while under construction.

Interviews will be tentatively scheduled on September 27, 2018

Position: Branch Administrator III
Location: C. Burr Artz Public Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $65,826.00 – $85,573.00 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries!  We are seeking a creative, energetic, and visionary leader for our central branch in Downtown Frederick.  Located in West-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, FCPL connects 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 C. Burr Artz Public Library, and for ensuring the delivery of quality library service to the public.  Direct supervision is given to department supervisors and the Assistant Branch Administrator.  Supervision is received from the Associate Director for Public Service.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited program
  • Minimum 5 years of recent (within the past 10 years) progressively responsible work experience in public library management, which must include:
    • Minimum 3 years 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.)
    • Minimum 3 years work experience supervising others (direct reports)
  • Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Office of Education or the ability to become certified within 6 months of hire
  • Possession of a valid automobile operator’s license

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm September 17, 2018.  For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov

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