Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Librarian (Part-Time)
Location: Office of the Attorney General, Baltimore, MD

Posting Date: April 26, 2021 Closing Date: May 10, 2021

Description: The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for the position of Librarian. The Librarian provides resources, either in print, online or through interlibrary loan, to fill the information needs of the Office of the Attorney General; and is responsible for the supervision of all library activities including the selection, distribution, cataloging, shelving and binding of books and related materials.

Experience: The ideal candidate would have a bachelor’s degree in Library Science or Library and Information Services or equivalent training and two years of professional library work. Additional experience performing library work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of education. Additional education in professional work that is accredited by the American Library Association may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Submission: Interested persons should submit an application and supplemental questionnaire through the Department of Budget and Management, Maryland State Online Employment Center by the close of business on Monday, May 10, 2021.

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, or genetic information. The Office is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse workforce.

Position: Online Learning Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks a dynamic and innovative librarian to join our Research and Technology Services Department. The Online Learning Librarian, who will report to the Research and Innovation Librarian, will lead and direct the creation, implementation, and assessment of online learning services and programs.

The successful candidate will communicate effectively and work collaboratively with campus partners to grow and continuously improve the Library’s online learning program that supports the information needs of a diverse population of undergraduates, graduates, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Grow and continuously improve an effective program of online instruction including managing, developing, and accessing a broad range of teaching and learning objects that support research, teaching, and learning for faculty, students, and staff. Examples include, but are not limited to, modular web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides, and emerging educational technologies.
  • Proactively seek faculty partners to promote and integrate information and digital literacy instruction into academic programs.
  • Provide library research instruction to on-campus and remote students incorporating active learning into both in-person and online experiences. 
  • Work closely with units on the two campuses (Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University) to provide services to students including, but not limited to, technology services and online program support.
  • Investigate and implement enhancements to services for remote students. 
  • Coordinate LNDL’s participation in the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ (AJCU) Virtual Reference consortium and provide general reference service. 
  • Perform liaison duties to promote services and resources to faculty.
  • Participate in departmental and library-wide initiatives.

Required Qualifications: 

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science;
  • Demonstrated instruction experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current trends, best practices, and issues in online learning;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of video conferencing software;
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience providing research and/or instructional design support;
  • Working knowledge of online learning theory;
  • Working knowledge of platforms such as Zoom, Sidecar Learning, LibGuides, and other learning object creation software;
  • Coursework or degree in instructional technology design;
  • Working knowledge of open-source technologies, course management software, web design, or instructional design;
  • Familiarity with inclusive pedagogies and instruction practices in order to engage students who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional academic libraries;
  • Familiarity with tools and standards for creating accessible online learning objects.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Online Learning Librarian” in the subject line to Briana Marine, Administrative Operations Coordinator:

Position: Experience Design Specialist (Part-Time)
Location: Exploration Commons at 50 East, Carroll County Public Library
Salary: $24,440

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Must be able to work day, evening and weekend hours.

Are you enthusiastic about learning new things and teaching others? Are you looking to be a member of a customer service-oriented team that will help our community achieve their professional, educational and personal goals?

Join our team! Carroll County Public Library’s new space, Exploration Commons at 50 East (, is seeking a part time Experience Design Specialist who is passionate about new technologies and/or have professional cooking experience. You will create and implement trainings and programs for a thriving maker and culinary community in our innovative and state of the art makerspace and teaching kitchen. The successful candidates will be highly motivated, able to work independently as well as with a team focused on providing superior customer service, and able to learn and share new technologies and skills.

The Experience Design Specialist will plan, prepare and present training on makerspace, teaching kitchen and meeting room resources; conduct programs on a variety of makerspace and cooking concepts; create content and showcase applications of new technology for the community; work closely with educational, workforce development, and other community partners to develop content; and engage the public through a wide variety of technologies and professional-grade kitchen equipment.
Core Values
The following Core Values guide the work of successful CCPL staff members:
• We are risk-takers and leaders.
• We meet each other with humor and kindness.
• We treat everyone equally and with respect.
• We embrace challenges and learn from mistakes.
• We inspire curiosity.
• We build community.
Job summary:
At CCPL, superior customer service is core to everything we do. As an Experience Design Specialist, you ensure that CCPL customers have the best experience possible no matter what channel they use to contact us or service they require. We take customer service seriously and this position is essential to our success.

Under the direction of the Emerging and Digital Technologies Manager, you will engage customers in the Exploration Commons Makerspace and Teaching Kitchen and assist with their design, fabrication, and cooking needs in person, on the phone, via email, or through social media. You will create and implement instructional programming for ages 8 and up for the makerspace and the teaching kitchen. Additionally, you will facilitate and manage use of the meeting rooms and perform other duties as assigned. Essential Functions:
1. Incorporates excellent customer service skills and finds solutions to Exploration Commons related questions2. Plans, prepares, and presents training on Exploration Commons resources (makerspace, kitchen, and meeting rooms) for individuals and groups, ensuring safe operation
3. Conducts programs in the makerspace, kitchen, or meeting rooms on a variety of topics
4. Operates all audiovisual equipment in all meeting rooms
5. Maintains Exploration Commons equipment, including basic maintenance and repair, installing and updating software and applications, etc.
6. Maintains 3D printers and supports centralized 3D printing service
7. Maintains and provides systemwide support for maker equipment, such as 3D printers and VR gear
8. Creates content and examples to showcase applications of new technology at CCPL
9. Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested
10. Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise via online and in-person training
11. Works with community partners for program and content creation
12. Maintains, monitors, and troubleshoots kitchen equipment
13. Maintains high quality standards of products and services
14. Performs other duties as instructed and assigned
Education and Experience:
1. Bachelors Degree and 1 – 2 years directly related experience;
2. Requires 90 contact hours of approved in-service training through Library Associate Training Institute (LATI) within first 2 years of employment or 9 hours of formal academic course work in library science;
3. Instructional experience preferred;4. Proficiency with design software (Adobe Creative Cloud and Autodesk);
5. Familiarity with the makerspace and/or kitchen equipment;
6. Highly effective communicator via email, telephone, and in person;
7. Or equivalent technical training, education, and experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Commitment to excellent customer service;2. Ability to create and tailor instruction based on individual need and experience;
3. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team;
4. Must be a self-starter and motivated to learn new technologies;
5. Ability to design new objects using CAD and other available design software;
6. Ability to learn kitchen maintenance responsibilities and operate all equipment;
7. Ability to learn the use of all equipment located in the makerspace and be able to provide basic training on all equipment;
8. Must be physically able to move throughout the building, lift up to 30 lbs., and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs., stand on ladders, and bend to floor;
9. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff;
10. Project management skills;
11. Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize;
12. Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Work requires no unusual demand for physical effort.Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meetings, training rooms, and libraries, e.g., use of safe work place practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, and/or working in moderate outdoor weather conditions.