Three Positions: Maryland

Job Position: Information Technology Librarian

Location: The Albin O Kuhn Library & Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Salary: $65,000.00 – $73,000.00

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Summary

As part of the Library and Information Technology Services division, the IT Librarian manages the daily operations of IT support and AV services in the Library & Gallery. This position also works closely with the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) on the management of the Library’s public computing and AV resources. The IT Librarian ensures efficient management of and response to bugs and suggestions through effective use of the issue tracking system ‘RT’.
This position makes recommendations on upgrades, repairs, replacements, retention, and adoption of new technologies based on equipment life cycles, usage, user needs, and technology trends. Engages and works collaboratively with faculty, students, and staff both inside and outside the Library & Gallery to ensure technology solutions are effective and equitable including selection and implementation of assistive and accessible technologies. Demonstrates ability to work effectively in a diverse environment and a commitment to providing equitable and inclusive service.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school or information science program.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computer workstations, networking, and computer security.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of information technology principles, processes, systems and standards, including operating systems, systems security, wireless networking, and digital initiatives and emerging web technologies.
  • Experience leading projects or implementing new technologies, preferably in an academic library environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of web client and server applications, databases, and Web programming environments.
  • Knowledge of system administration and network administration.
  • Knowledge or experience working with integrated library systems and the application of technology to enhance effectiveness in library operations.
  • Knowledge of technology trends, standards, information technology best practices, and issues in academic libraries.
  • Background in computer science or related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or working experience with database and software design, and cyber security.
  • Experience working with digital repositories or working to develop projects that support locally digitized scholarly content.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience with Ex Libris products.
Job Position: Health Professions Librarian

Location: Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Summary

Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Health Professions Librarian. This position is a 12-month faculty status position available in August 2020.
Serves as a research and instruction librarian and as liaison and subject specialist to the departments and programs of Allied Health, Audiology, Speech Language Pathology, Deaf Studies, Health Science programs and minors, Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science, Physician Assistant Studies, and other disciplines as assigned. Plans and teaches information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines. Participates in the development, implementation and assessment of the library’s information literacy program. Evaluates and selects resources for the assigned collection and related areas; creates instructional materials; provides research assistance and reference services to students, faculty and members of the university community. This librarian designs and implements library initiatives to support student success and retention; participates in library assessment initiatives. This position is a 12 month faculty status position. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty.

Requirements

MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Bachelor’s degree in the sciences or health professions preferred. Master’s degree in area of liaison responsibility desirable. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates.

Position: Librarian STEM, Instruction, and Assessment

Location: McDaniel College

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Summary

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.
McDaniel College invites applications for a STEM, Instruction, and Assessment Librarian. Salary for this full-time, 12-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement account, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.
Reporting to the Director, the librarian is responsible for providing leadership and development of the library’s instruction and liaison support for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) departments. Responsibilities include providing information literacy instruction, reference, collection development, and research support for STEM subject areas. The librarian provides coordination and development for the library’s assessment and research support activities across functional areas. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with STEM departments to provide specific instructional, informational and library support needs.
  • Coordinate and develop the library’s assessment activities across functional areas.
  • Provide reference services to the college community and general public.
  • Provide instruction on the use and interpretation of information resources.
  • Participate in professional organizations and takes part in college academic activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.