Seven Positions: Maryland

Position: Archives Technician
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary: $40,883 – $59,246

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. This position is part of the the Office of Research Services (R) at the National Archives and Records Administration. The incumbent follows accepted practices in resolving non-recurring problems and meeting deadlines; completed products are evaluated for effectiveness in meeting goals; extensive guidelines in the form of verbal instructions, manuals, and regulations are applied.


The following are the duties of this position at the GS-7. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

  • Provide reference service including reference search, re-file, interfile, copy, scan and redact information in various filing systems.
  • Arrange records according to established criteria and/or reviews records to provide input on how series of records should be arranged.
  • Assist archivist with preservation and rehabilitation projects.
  • Assist and prepare general description work and online catalog descriptions according to NARA lifecycle standards.
  • Assists in accessioning and disposal of all record types under the guidance of an archivist or archives specialist.

Position: Librarian (Instruction)
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Salary: $89,834 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.


You will serve as a LIBRARIAN in the Learning Resource Center of UNIF SRVS UNI OF THE HLTH SCI.


  • You will manage the library instruction program.
  • You will provide classroom-based reference instruction.
  • You will identify and implement new topics and methods for instruction to meet the needs of the university’s educational mission.
  • You will design web-based learning modules.
  • You will create and develop topics of interest to university patrons to be included in the instruction program.
  • You will work with students to create modules for students on specialized library topics.
  • You will conduct in-depth, highly specific scientific and medical searches for faculty, staff and students using medical and bioscience databases.
  • You will advise patrons on the most effective use of bibliographic resources.
  • You will serve as a Learning Resource Center liaison with the University’s School of Medicine, Graduate School of Nursing and Postgraduate Dental Colleges.

Position: Coordinator of Branch Services
Location: Allegany County Library System
Salary: $34,235 – $51,360

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: The Coordinator of Branch Services supervises the Service Leaders and oversees and manages the delivery of services and activities of branch staff. The Coordinator of Branch Services supervises all branch operations so ACLS enriches and enhances the community through its spaces, services and partnerships. They work with Service Leaders and other departments to create and manage efficient and effective processes and workflows to carry out library functions. They work with Service Leaders and other departments to coordinate the delivery of optimum customer service and service processes. The Coordinator of Branch Services plays a pivotal role in coordinating the work of the branch staff so that events, activities, partnerships, and initiatives can be carried out and fulfill the intended goals of improving the lives of those in the communities we serve. The Coordinator of Branch Services is a vital part of the library administrative team and represents the public services staff and their perspective in strategic meetings.

Requirements: Master’s Degree OR Two years of experience in fields or trade related to management, district wide supervision, and/or library management. Must be able to successfully complete Library Associate Training Program and maintain certification. Proven history of working with and coordinating varied stakeholders and the ability to craft work plans that achieve results. Proven record of supervisory experience, delegation, and oversight.

Application Process: Submit a letter of interest and resume to Andrea Everett, Allegany County Library System, 31 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 or email:

Special Requests: Come join the Allegany County Library System in Mountain Maryland. We are seeking to fill our Coordinator of Branch Services position to help us deliver community focused library services. This dynamic and friendly person will lead and guide our public services staff to expand their current efforts to achieve the library’s mission by engaging with our communities to learn what they need and how the library can help. Allegany County is an affordable and great place to live, work and play less than 2.5 hours from Baltimore/Washington as well as Pittsburgh. This position offers you the opportunity to use all your library and community building skills and witness the positive impact we can make. This position will be supported and energized by a creative and enthusiastic Leadership Team focused on the library system as the path to enrich and improve the community. Mountain Maryland offers 70,000 acres of majestic nature, internationally recognized bike trails, three centuries of American history, a diverse food, brewery, and winery scene, and an endless amount of outdoor adventure.

Closing Date: 8/30/2022

Position: Library Associate I – Outreach
Location: Carroll County Public Library
Salary: $42,120

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: The Outreach Services Department, located at the Westminster Branch, operates mobile library services vehicles and provides a variety of public services, including programming, technology assistance, information, and circulation, to meet the needs of the community. Under general supervision, this position may perform other duties as assigned.

At Carroll County Public Library, superior customer service is core to everything we do. This position ensures CCPL customers have the best experience possible no matter how they choose to contact us or what service they require. We take customer service seriously and this position is essential to our success.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree.
  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. Valid class C driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Application Process: Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
Applications must be submitted online at

Special Requests:
Closing Date: 08/09/2022

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: Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries! We are seeking a creative, energetic, and visionary Children’s Supervisor for our Brunswick Branch Library.

Located in West-Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system. By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, FCPL connects people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.

This professional management position assures that children, their families and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative and dynamic Children’s Department.


  • 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, August 17, 2022. For complete job description and to apply go to

Special Requests:
Closing Date: 4:00 pm August 17, 2022

Position: Senior Librarian
Location: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Salary: $68,840 – $113,091

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: In this role you will:

  • Ensure delivery of excellent customer service by guiding staff and implementing policies and solving problems.
  • Serve as a member of a branch management team, participating in planning and organizing the work of the branch.
  • Lead or assist in leading the day-to-day operations of a library branch.
  • Serve as an on-site manager or assistant manager, supervising, training, evaluating as well as coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Develop, provide, and evaluate training to a diverse staff, throughout the Department.
  • Respond directly to customer concerns, suggestions, and complaints.
  • Serve on workgroups and committees designed to encourage communication and problem solving across all levels of the organization.

Requirements: You are:

  • Flexible, adaptable, and eager to implement change to better serve our communities.
  • Able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences through a variety of platforms.
  • Ready to grasp new technologies and train staff to use these technologies.
  • Comfortable developing, presenting, and evaluating training, virtually and in person.
  • An empathetic listener who enjoys understanding and responding to the needs of customers and staff.
  • Ready to understand the part your branch plays in the Department and the role the Department plays in County government.

You will need to have:

  • An MLS, MLIS or similar American Library Association accredited degree.
  • 4 years of professional library experience.

Application Process: Please use this link to Montgomery County’s Recruitment Page –

Special Requests:
Closing Date: August 17, 2022

Position: Public Services Librarian
Location: Queen Anne’s County Library
Salary: $49,292 – $56,582

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.


  • Plans, presents, and promotes library-related programs for adults and tracks related expenditures
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates specific programs and activities (both in the library and in the community) with a focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion based on the various needs and interests of our community
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening, and maintains familiarity with the adult, juvenile and young adult collections
  • Implements an annual summer reading program for adult readers
  • Uses technology to serve customers and to streamline workflow, and provides technology-related instruction to staff and customers
  • Plans, presents, and promotes library-related programs for all ages utilizing all aspects of the Maker Space related equipment.
  • Creates an environment that attracts and invites customers to use the library’s collection and spaces
  • Assists customers at their point of need to find answers to a broad range of questions by using appropriate resources
  • In conjunction with the Branch Manager, selects adult materials for purchase in the assigned formats.
  • For the assigned formats, tracks collection development budget, communicates with cataloger and processes materials as needed, maintains and weeds collection, and reads current professional review sources
  • Performs all circulation related functions
  • Merchandises and promotes the library’s collection
  • Follows library procedures to open and close the building
  • Occasionally prepare the cash drawer and make bank deposits.
  • Understands and implements departmental, branch, and system policies and procedures
  • May serve as the librarian in charge and, in consultation with a circulation staff member, handle customer issues and respond to building problems with follow-up provided to branch manager
  • Must be able to meet scheduling requirements by arriving to work on time and staying until the end of one’s shift with ability to plan, prioritize, and accomplish tasks
  • Actively supports and adheres to the Staff Handbook for Queen Anne’s County Library
  • Ability to follow instructions and work effectively under minimal supervision
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to effectively work in an environment that serves people of diverse ages, cultures, abilities, and skill levels
  • Must possess computer skills and be able to use different technologies to perform work duties and serve customers
  • Actively supports the library’s mission, vision, and strategic direction
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter and effectively solving problems, embracing change, and taking measured risks
  • Participates in or presents training and development opportunities, joins professional associations, and shares knowledge in the workplace, and completes job related continuing education requirements in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in Library Science and 2+ years’ relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to obtain Professional Librarian certification within 6 months of hire.
  • Ability to work as part of a customer-focused team.