Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Library Technician
Location: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Salary: $42,308 to $55,006 per year

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Nimitz Library at the United States Naval Academy is searching for a Library Technician who will work in circulation and process interlibrary loan requests.  The announcement will close on October 2 so please act quickly if you’re interested! To learn more about the position and how to apply please visit:

Position: Security Officer
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $21.23/hour

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency program with higher education in a related field preferred; must be at least 21 years of age or older; and have at least 2 years of prior law enforcement or related experience (military, security guard). Must successfully pass a background investigation including verification of qualifying credentials; a review of any criminal record; and verification of at least three references.

Provide high quality security services to protect people and property; Acts as a visible deterrent to customer misconduct and policy infractions; Detect and report safety concerns and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing; Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both customers and employees; Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations; Patrol the facility on foot.

Position: Librarian III
Location: North Point Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $39,190-$60,736

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

This is a full time position working 40 hours a week. All library branch staff will be required to work evenings, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year as part of the normal work schedule.

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: Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
Location: Maryland Library Association, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Contacts normally include MLA Executive Board and Advisory Council members, general membership, library staff and the public throughout the state.

Position Purpose: Provide administrative services to membership through maintenance of the database and perform other assigned tasks under the supervision of the Executive Assistant.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Executive Director of the Maryland Library Association through the Executive Assistant.

Essential Functions:
– Maintain membership database
– Process educational programs and annual conference data
– Maintain the Jobline
– Clerical duties to include answering the telephone, sort and distribute incoming mail, maintain office files and perform other tasks as assigned by the Executive Assistant/Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities and skills listed.
– Computer knowledge of and the ability to use word processing, data base and Excel software to produce documents accurately and efficiently.
– Good organizational skills.
– Ability to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy, attention to detail and under specific established procedures.
– Ability to work effectively as part of a team toward the achievement of common goals and objectives.
– Excellent customer service skills.
– Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license and transportation (Desirable but not required).

To apply, send resume to Margaret Carty, Executive Director, Maryland Library Association, 1401 Hollins Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 or

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Position: Assistant Branch Administrator
Location: Urbana Regional Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $47,688.00-$57,225.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

This professional management position assists in managing the Urbana Regional Library. This position directs and evaluates the work of staff in information and resource management delivery and circulation services; fosters good communication with staff, the public, and library administration; and, assists in developing services that respond to community needs and interests as outlined in FCPL’s strategic plan. Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.