Five Positions: Maryland

Position: College Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Location: McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

McDaniel College invites applications for a College Archivist & Special Collections Librarian. Salary for this full-time, 12-month, 30 hours per week position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403(b) retirement accounts with employer match, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details. The library invites applicants who will have completed their M.S. in Library Science by August 2019.

Reporting to the Director of Hoover Library, the professional librarian will manage the college’s archives & library’s special collections. The librarian will develop, organize, maintain, digitize, describe and preserve college-related records, artifacts and special collections, as well as assist with related exhibit preparation, event planning and donor relations. The librarian provides research services in keeping with accepted archival practices and participates with other librarians in providing reference services, instruction and supporting collection development.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the College Archives & Library Special Collections using appropriate metadata standards and strategies, including receiving, processing, identification, assessment, description, storage, access, digitizing, preservation and disposal of archives and special collections in all formats
  • Provide instruction on the use and interpretation of archival materials and information resources
  • Participate in library collection development
  • Supervise student employee(s) hired or volunteering in Archives & Special Collections
  • Participate in professional organizations and take part in college academic activities
  • Participate as a member of the leadership team working closely with the Library Director to advance the mission and goals of the Hoover Library
  • Provide occasional support to general reference and instruction services on an as-needed basis
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Position: Librarian, Adjunct (part-time)
Location: Prince George’s Community College, Largo, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Part-time faculty reference librarian at Prince George’s Community College. Instructional experience in information literacy required. Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited program required. Degree awarded within the past five years OR continuing education and/or recent professional experience at a college or university using electronic databases, internet, and computer applications. Eighteen hours, weekdays, evenings, and Saturdays.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited program required. Degree awarded within the past five years OR continuing education and/or recent professional experience at a college or university using electronic databases, internet, and computer applications.

CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume/CV and cover letter are required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Extent of relevant experience in a college/university library.
  2. Extent of experience in information literacy instruction and knowledge of the ACRL standards/framework and instructional technology.
  3. Extent of undergraduate/graduate educational preparation in basic reference tools and procedures, including electronic databases, internet searching, and computer applications.
  4. Extent and nature of subject areas in which reference assistance can be given.
  5. Extent of experience in, or potential for working effectively with a diverse, multi-ethnic student population.

Position: Library Assistant
Location: Upper School Library, Gilman School, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

POSITION SUMMARY: to support the Upper School library, librarian, faculty and students.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist students and teachers with selection, research needs, and circulation.
  • Assist with US library instruction as needed.
  • Assist with fiction collection development.
  • Assist with purchasing supplies.
  • Evaluate materials and withdraw or repair damaged and worn items, including withdrawing weeded items from the online catalog.
  • Process new items for use in collection.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing interlibrary loan requests from students, faculty and staff, including filing requests, maintaining accurate records and obtaining/returning material. 
  • Manage Reserve items: fill requests, check-out and check-in.
  • Process items requested by MS and LS libraries
  • Maintain book displays (Theme Books, New Books, etc.) and bulletin board
  • Support the Upper School Librarian in all areas
  • Collaborate and participate in department as needed.
  • Check-in items – examine material for damage and/or wear.
  • Shelve materials – shift collection as needed.
  • Stock paper for the printer and the photocopier.
  • Laminate items for the library and Upper School faculty as needed.  
  • Assist with opening and closing procedures for the Library.
  • Assist with library program activities (scavenger hunts, contests, etc.)
  • Assist with serials maintenance as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

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

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities include: 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.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.

Position: Community Branch Manager II
Location: Mountain Road Community Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary range: $66,492 – $117,344

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities include: 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.

Minimum Qualifications: 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 include: 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.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.