Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Information Services Manager
Location: Noll Historical Consluting, LLC (Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury), Greenbelt, MD
Salary: $56,000

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Overview:
A new position with a private consulting firm is available in the historic collections of the
Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury. The collections of
the BEP consist of original artwork, photographs, designs, engravings, and manuscript
material produced at the BEP in conjunction with the design and production of stamps,
currency, bonds, certificates, and other miscellaneous items from the Civil War to the
present. These are housed in the Historical Resource Center (HRC) of the BEP. This
open position is fulltime (pending funding) and is expected to commence upon applicant’s
receipt of a security clearance. This is a non-Federal position.

Position Summary:
The mission of the Information Services Manager is to organize, maintain, and develop
the Historical Resource Center library of physical and electronic documentary resources
used in research, to create systems that allow for the ready use of these resources by
HRC staff and other researchers, and to track the answering of queries coming into the
HRC. In effect, the Information Services Manager runs a one-person information center.
The Manager will take overall direction from the Historian and Lead Curator in the
performance of his or her duties, but will largely perform them without supervision. Work
will be performed on site in downtown Washington, DC, in a high-security facility.

Duties Include:
Library and Archive Work
1. Organize and maintain current and incoming physical and electronic resources
2. Maintain and preserve historic books and documents
3. Collect pertinent books, articles, and documents outside the HRC
Information Services Work
1. Maintain a centralized digital library using MS SharePoint, transitioning to TMS
2. Provide usage guidance and serve as help desk for HRC resources
3. Create finding aids, indexes, and other guides to facilitate research
Reference Services Work
1. Serve as reference librarian, answering internal research requests
2. Perform query record-keeping and maintain query database
3. Manage visits of on-site researchers
External Relations Support Work
1. Answer queries from the general public
2. Serve as resident expert on archival matters/liaison with Federal records manager
3. Perform employee outreach via blogs, articles, lectures, etc.

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:
The applicant must possess a graduate degree in archives and records management,
library science, history, or a related field. He or she must be able to work independently,
prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines, operate collaboratively, and be a self-starter.
Also, the ability to obtain a high-level Federal security clearance is essential.

Preferred Experience:
Professional experience with digital libraries and metadata creation is a plus as well as
experience with Microsoft SharePoint and familiarity with The Museum System (TMS).
Also preferred is experience with reference services, processing archival collections, and
digitization and OCR.

Benefits:
• A flexible schedule
• Ten paid Federal holidays annually
• Six weeks of paid personal leave annually
• Starting salary $56,000

To apply, please email resume or c.v. and cover letter to Dr. Franklin Noll, Noll Historical
Consulting, LLC, at NollHC@msn.com. Identify interest by indicating in the subject line:
ISM POSITION. Also, use this address for any questions you may have. The deadline
for applications is September 16, 2019.

Position: Librarian II
Location: Woodlawn Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $35,520-$55,111

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources.
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development.
  • Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices.
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the Library’s collection.
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services.
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide.
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues.
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs.
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships.
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace.

Position: Marketing & Communications Specialist
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $39,791 – $65,755

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, communications or related field with two years professional experience in the field of marketing, public relations, journalism, social media, or related fields; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed in the job description.

Responsibilities:
Professional and administrative level position that assists in the effective operation of the library’s public relations, marketing and social media programs. Responsibilities include assisting in the development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, and analytics for an active and engaging social media presence for AACPL, as well as creating custom graphics and video content to be displayed on library social media platforms. Provide assistance with design, layout and printing of promotional materials including posters, fliers, and other printed matter. Work also involves contacting sources both inside and outside the Library for information and assisting with general media relations.

Position: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $58,223 – $102,770 (Offer based on experience)

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
Expert knowledge of computer networks normally acquired through any combination of six years of postsecondary education, training, and professional work experience. This position is required to possess SonicWall Network Security Professional (SNSP) certification prior to the end of a twelve-month probationary period.

Responsibilities:
Oversight for the library’s network infrastructure and network security across 17 locations in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The ideal candidate will require little regular supervision, and be expert with design, configuration, documentation, installation, maintenance and support of all network firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, cloud-based networking components, and network protocols.

Required Skills: Proven hands-on expertise with: Firewalls; Managed Layer 3 Switches; Wi-Fi AP’s and management systems; VPN’s, DMZ’s; VLAN’s; DNS, DHCP, SMTP; Cloud based virtual networking.

Position: Human Resources Manager
Location: Administrative Offices-Townson, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $81,424-$109,068

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Oversees the development of, and performs administrative duties related to, the management of human resources including: performance management, organizational feedback, recruitment, compensation and benefits, staff and organizational learning, compliance and reporting, organizational structure planning, staff relations, HRIS management, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Works with the director and manager of fiscal services to prepare the annual budget submission for salaries.
  • Serves as consultant to the director and managers regarding HR issues and concerns.
  • Coordinates recruitments for management positions.
  • Facilitates and creates content for various training programs regarding employment law, HR procedures, and new hire orientation.  Responsible for facilitating the annual New Manager Series and coordinating the Leadership Development Program.
  • Facilitates two cross-functional advisory groups: the Organizational Learning and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity.
  • Coordinates an annual Quality of Work-life Survey.
  • Oversees planning for the annual Day of Learning (Staff Day).
  • Develops and recommends HR policies and procedures to achieve operational and strategic objectives.
  • Manages HR department staff workload.  Develops the annual service plan for the HR department and initiates specific programs to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Supervises and evaluates three direct reports.
  • Actively supports the mission, vision and values of Baltimore County Public Library.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities when providing customer service and building relationships internally and externally.