Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Market Intelligence Analyst
Location: DLA Piper

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

DLA Piper is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center.

DLA Piper LLP (US) has a COVID vaccine policy, and this position may require in-office presence. Request for reasonable accommodations may be considered in accordance with applicable laws.

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Market Intelligence Analyst, we want to hear from you!

This position can sit in our Sacramento, Atlanta, Austin, Albany, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Raleigh, Tampa or Wilmington office.

The work schedule will be 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM (PST).

The Competitive Intelligence team crafts custom-made research dossiers that analyze client and prospective client businesses in-depth, giving our lawyers critical insight into the client’s legal and business needs along with a competitive edge in the legal market. With a deep understanding of global business and legal issues, the team understands how to hone in on and then explain key data points to provide studies that are high level and information-rich. Work done by this team has consistently proven instrumental for winning new business.

Our team offers a collegial, fast-paced, and challenging environment, continuous career growth, and access to the most innovative knowledge resources and platforms. The effectiveness of our work is immediate and clear. Researchers will swiftly see how their work enhances our business development and contributes to the success of the firm.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 years’ experience in research or knowledge services
  • Strong analytical skills to gather, analyze, and interpret a variety of data
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with staff of all levels
  • Experience conducting online research using various business and legal research platforms
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Library/Information Science or related field
  • Knowledge of the legal market and competitors
  • Market Research Experience

What will your day look like?
You will be responsible for conducting extensive research on current and potential clients, in addition to key industries, competitors, and new markets. In this role, you will identify market trends, industry developments, client movements and other relevant client news in an effort to provide information for the firm’s marketing department and attorney client teams. You will analyze the firm’s clients, prospects, key industries serviced, competitors and identify new markets. You are additionally responsible for client pitches and provide information needed for RFPs. You will analyze search results, compile reports and provide a written executive summary. You are responsible for providing critical information to the firm’s business development and competitive advantage initiatives. You will assist management with developing a highly functioning global competitive intelligence research and business analysis group by contributing ideas, suggestions, and using information and tools not typically found in a law firm.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website.

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

Agency applications will not be considered.

Position: Librarian I – Circulation & Reference Librarian
Location: Caroline County Public Library
Salary: $45,000 – $50,000

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Essential Functions- Provides frontline customer service at all three (3) CCPL locations; Provides detailed reference and referral services; Assists with collection maintenance, including shelving, shelf reading and weeding; Assists customers with computers and other equipment; Educates customers on library technology, resources and services; Assists with opening and closing procedures; Performs other duties as assigned.

CIRCULATION & REFERENCE MANAGER: Oversees, tracks, and resolves individual circulation-related customer issues. Oversees the day-to-day operations of circulation and reference services at the Central Library. Supervises assigned library staff, establishing and overseeing assignments and the division of work. Helps maintain a circulation procedure handbook. Helps develop and update library policies, procedures and training documentation. Processes all assigned circulation and collection reports. Oversees customer service, reference/information training. Works with administration and other managers to develop and implement department or branch goals within overall system goals. Maintains an accurate and up to date patron database. Participates on the hiring team as needed. Works with Office Manager to ensure adequate public services supplies. Assists with collection development as assigned.

Additional Functions: May contribute to library programming and/or outreach. May serve as liaison with local and state organizations. May write grants for public and nonprofit funding and seek corporate sponsorship to help fund library resources, programs and services. May assist with adult summer reading. May contribute to library programming and/or outreach.

Requirements: Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program. Possess a Maryland Class “C” driver’s license or an equivalent from another state. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. High level of computer proficiency, including familiarity with both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Preferred Qualifications: Library experience; Supervisory experience. Familiarity with Polaris ILS. Customer service experience.

Application Process: Please view complete job announcement, position description, and application instructions at

Special Requests: Closing Date: 8/20/2022

Position: Children’s Services Supervisor I
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $57,166 – $68,599

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: This professional management position is located at the Brunswick Public Library. This position assures that children, their families, and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative, and dynamic Children’s Department. Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional Children’s Services staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.


  • Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an American Library Association accredited program.
  • Minimum 2 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 1 year in Children’s Services.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience supervising and/or directing the work of others.
  • Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months after hire with MLS degree, current certification must then be maintained.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 4 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 1 year in Children’s Services.
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience supervising and/or directing the work of others.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Library Associate certification from the MD State Department of Education, plus willingness and ability to attend training sessions as applicable.
  • NOTE: A related Master’s degree may substitute for a portion of the professional or para-professional library work experience

Application Process: Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm July 25, 2022. For complete job description and to apply go to

Special Requests: Closing Date: 4:00 pm July 25, 2022