Three Positions- Maryland

Position: Coordinator, Collection Maintenance & Retrieval
Location: University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

Under the direction of the Director of User Services and Resource Sharing, manages daily operations of the Collection Maintenance and Retrieval unit, which includes managing and maintaining all aspects of the McKeldin Library collection of approximately two million volumes as well as of Severn Library, a high-density storage collection of 600,000 volumes and growing. Plans and oversees collection shifting and realignment projects in McKeldin and Severn libraries and transfer of collections from campus libraries to Severn Library; provides expertise for collection-related projects in other UMD Libraries. Provides leadership, coordination, resource management, and staff supervision of the unit; collects and analyzes relevant statistics, including stacks space and high-density storage use assessments. Provides public service to library users and other library staff members at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures. With other unit Heads and Coordinators, provides leadership within the department of User Services & Resource Sharing and provides administrative support to the department Director. Participates in library, campus, and/or consortia teams and committees as appropriate. Directly supervises 3.5 full-time permanent and one part-time temporary staff. Provides indirect supervision to approximately 15-20 student employees.

Position: Access Services Supervisor/Reserves Assistant
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is looking for an enthusiastic, customer service oriented, and responsible individual to join our Collections and Access Services Department as the Access Services Supervisor/ Reserves Assistant. Reporting to the Access Services Librarian, this position supervises the Help Desk Tuesday through Saturday, 7:30 am–3:30 pm. Hours vary during summer and intersessions. The successful candidate will assist library patrons by circulating material, providing information services support, troubleshooting technology and hardware problems, and ensuring building security. The Access Services Supervisor / Reserves Assistant also supervises student employees, manages stacks maintenance, maintains relevant departmental statistics, leads Library reserves, and completes other duties as assigned.

The full job description is available on the LNDL website.

Position: Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a flexible, innovative librarian with electronic resource management experience to join our Acquisitions unit. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will manage the life cycle of electronic resources and work collaboratively with units throughout the Library and with University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) colleagues to provide accurate access to electronic content and improved discoverability for users. Under the supervision of the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian, the successful candidate will be a creative problem solver and proactively incorporate new and emerging practices and technology into the electronic resources environment. The Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian will be a continuous learner who applies expertise developed through work experience and professional development opportunities.

The full job description is available on the LNDL website: