Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Circulation Assistant Part-Time
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $16,291 – $28,108

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Provide customer service at busy circulation desks; assist library users borrowing and returning items, registering for library cards, and explaining library policies and procedures regarding the use of the library’s facilities and services. Perform clerical functions in support of circulation such as recordkeeping, filing, database maintenance, etc.

Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalency diploma including basic or introductory technical skills that include computer use and work experience in a capacity involving frequent contact with the public; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed in the job description.

Application Process: Upload cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form on AACPL’s Recruitment page . Questions may be directed to All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., November 4, 2022.

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Closing Date: November 4, 2022

Position: Access Services Manager
Location: Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Head Librarian for the Friedheim Music Library of the Peabody Institute, the Access Services Manager is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all operations related to the effective running of the circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan. This is the sole staff position for the Peabody music library circulation desk and supervises a team of approximately 25 students. Several of the responsibilities are: Administers circulation functions for the Friedheim Music Library in Horizon, the library’s automated system. Represents AFL in university-wide committees related to access services, interlibrary loan, and reserves. Develops, documents, and trains staff on all access services activities including the library management system, course reserves scanning and management, reference services collection processing and binding, and customer service. Designs assessments for all circulation activities and collaborate with the Head Librarian on changes to policies, library hours, and services based on these assessments. Manages the activities of the circulation desk: Interviews, hires, schedules, trains and is the primary supervisor of approximately 25 student assistants. Manages traditional (print and audio-visual) and electronic reserves for Conservatory courses; complies with fair use and copyright guidelines. Oversees lending and borrowing through the Ivy League+ Consortium and traditional interlibrary loan via OCLC’s ILLiad System. Maintains stacks by coordinating shelving, shelf reading, and in-house sewing and binding. Answers basic reference questions and triage complex questions for referral to research and archives staff Pursues job-related training. Assists at circulation desks; may include some night and/or weekend hours.

Requirements: Minimum Qualifications – High School Diploma or graduation equivalent. Three year’s experience working in libraries. Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred Qualifications – Bachelor’s Degree in music strongly preferred. Experience working in a music library strongly preferred.

Salary Range: Starting Pay Range: $17.95 – $25.30/Hour (Commensurate with experience)

Application Process:

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Closing Date: Open until filled