Four Positions: Maryland

Circulation Manager II
Location: Reistertown Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary range: $39,190-$60,736

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
– Takes an active role in recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating circulation staff.
– Accurately assesses staff abilities.
– Develops staff strengths and coaches to improve performance.
– Works in collaboration with the Branch Manager to set performance expectations and customer service goals for circulation staff.
– Mentors, develops and works closely with the Assistant Circulation Manager.
– Works in collaboration with the management team to ensure that high quality customer service is delivered to customers.
– Assists customers at public service desk and resolves complex customer account transactions.
– Works with other in-charge staff to address time-sensitive security and facilities issues.
– Models continuous learning and encourages and supports continuous staff development.
– Generates and submits reports to Fiscal Services, Human Resources and Administrative Offices.
– Assists in monitoring the work of contractual staff.
– Actively supports teamwork and the policies and values of the Baltimore County Public Library.
– Performs all essential circulation staff functions as determined by branch and system needs.
– Demonstrates BCPL’s Workplace Competencies and proficiency in Core Services.

Position: Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time substitute Reference Librarian. This individual will work on an as-needed basis, primarily during evening and weekend shifts, under the direction of the Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian. This position is scheduled to work no more than 19.5 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
Provides excellent customer service to patrons and establishes good working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty.
Assists Access Services staff with patrons as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position: Collection Development Librarian
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary range: $53,523 – $94,458

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 plus three years professional-level library experience in collection development including one year supervisory responsibility.

Responsibilities:
Planning and carrying out activities related to system-wide materials selection and to the overall management of the system’s print and media collections. Administrative work such as reporting and recordkeeping, participating in formulating and executing goals and objectives, and participating in tasks and projects with other members of the Support Services Department.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience identifying, evaluating and selecting materials for children, young adults, or adults in a variety of formats for a diverse community.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of literature and films for children, young adults, or adults.
  • Strong computer skills; including the analysis of data sets and familiarity with Acquisitions module of an integrated library system.

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.

Children’s Services Supervisor
Location: Brunswick Community Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $47,688.00 – $57,225.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week (varied workdays and hours within the FCPL operating schedule); full benefits; position is subject to system-wide reassignment

This professional management position assures that children, their families, and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative, and dynamic Children’s Department at the Brunswick Community Library.  Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional Children’s Services staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all operations of the Children’s Department
  • Assign responsibilities, direct, evaluate and provide leadership to Children’s Services staff
  • Provide specialized reference and research service related to children
  • Initiate new and original initiatives for Children’s programming and services and provide leadership to staff for the same
  • Build relationships and partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and leaders for financial and advocacy support
  • Write grants to obtain additional funding support for special projects
  • Develop and deliver age-appropriate programs, workshops and training to support patron needs
  • Market children’s collections and services through traditional methods and social media
  • Develop, recommend and monitor the services, policies and procedures of Children’s Services working with other Children’s Services Supervisors and in collaboration with the Youth Services Manager
  • Develop strategic directions for the Children’s Department in alignment with FCPL strategic plan
  • Lead or participate in system-wide planning for Children’s Services or any other area as assigned
  • Develop and present Children’s Services training to FCPL staff
  • Provide reference, information and readers advisory services to patrons of varied ages, abilities and skill levels
  • Manage departmental scheduling and statistics; compile and prepare reports, data and other written work
  • Keep abreast and implement use of current technologies to enhance personal and branch efficiency as well as patron services
  • Understand, support and interpret departmental, FCPL and systems policies and procedures to staff and the general public
  • As needed, serve as Librarian-in-charge
  • Serve on Branch Management Team including representing interests of Children’s Services
  • Actively support the values of Frederick County Public Libraries
  • Represent the Library on internal and external committees and in meetings relating to children’s services; participate on system-wide and branch teams
  • Actively participate in local, state and national library associations; attend seminars, workshops and continuing education activities; maintain professional affiliations to keep abreast of current and emerging trends, innovation, technology, services, early literacy, spaces and other related areas of library planning and services
  • Perform other related duties as required