Four Positions- Maryland

Position: Visual Communication and Outreach Librarian
Location: Priddy Library, Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a regional higher education center of the University System of Maryland (USM) located in Rockville, Maryland. USG is an innovative partnership of nine public universities providing access to more than 80 high-demand undergraduate and graduate degrees specifically selected to respond to the workforce needs of the county and region. USG currently serves over 3900 students enrolled day-time, evening, full-time and part-time degree programs. The campus is projected to grow to 7500 students and is planning additional facilities to expand its health sciences and engineering degree offerings.


The Priddy Library is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic information professional who will offer liaison services to the Publications Design (graduate); Simulation & Digital Entertainment (undergraduate); and Communication (undergraduate) programs at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The incumbent will provide subject-specific information literacy instruction, visual literacy (visual media) instruction, manage collections related to assigned subject areas, maintain strong relationships with faculty and students in assigned undergraduate and graduate programs, and enhance curricula and research innovation at USG. The successful candidate will also be responsible for planning and implementing outreach activities and marketing for the library.

Position: Business/Instructional Librarian
Location: Salisbury University Libraries, Salisbury, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Primary Job Duties:
Serve as the librarian liaison to several academic departments in the Perdue School of Business. The librarian will be responsible for instruction, collection development, and other support for the liaison departments’ teaching and research-related information needs. Creative and effective instruction is especially important. Participate in providing face-to-face and electronic reference services, including some evening and weekend hours. Cooperate with other librarians in library-wide instructional activities, such as developing activities for and teaching sessions of freshman English classes. Serve on committees and task forces and be active professionally.

Minimum Qualifications:
MLS from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree from a foreign institution by start date. Related experience working in academic or research libraries. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Demonstrated knowledge of business reference sources and best practices in reference services and information literacy. The ability to be flexible is absolutely essential. Must be committed to contributing to a culturally diverse educational and work environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Undergraduate or graduate degree in business. Reference and library instruction experience specifically in business. Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills.

Applications received by October 5, 2018 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S.

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Position: Librarian I
Location: Annapolis Regional Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis, MD
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.

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.

Position: Librarian I (Full-Time)
Location: University of Maryland University College, Largo, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide basic and in-depth research assistance to UMUC students, faculty and staff in a variety of formats and provide subject matter expertise
  • Teach information literacy skills and create and revise instructional materials
  • Perform liaison activities with faculty and administrators in the Graduate School’s Education department in support of Library resources and services and represent the UMUC Library on USMAI committees
  • Participate in the Library’s Reference and Instruction projects including developing
    and designing Web-based learning objects to support academic programs, and searching for and selecting Open Educational Resources
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned
  • All candidates must be willing to work onsite at the Academic Center in Largo, Maryland.
  • Relocation and travel expenses not covered by UMUC

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