Position: Librarian I or Library Specialist
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $46,664 – $59,916
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 professional, committed to serving the public. 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 position will assist in managing Teen Services at the C. Burr Artz Public Library, and providing direct library service for all customers, with special emphasis on teen (6th-12th grade) services and programs. This position is involved in a wide range of library activities and operations. Assists in developing services that respond to community needs and interests as outlined in FCPL’s strategic plan. Supervision is received from the Assistant Branch Administrator or Branch Administrator.
Requirements: EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARIAN I – other requirements continue below: Master of Library Science degree (ALA accredited program); may consider candidates who will obtain the MLS within 6 months of hire. Minimum 1 year of work experience and/or classroom training in working with teens, grades 6th through 12th (internships may be considered). Minimum 1 year of customer service work experience working directly with the public in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting. Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months after hire with MLS – current certification must then be maintained
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARY SPECIALIST – other requirements continue below: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university. Minimum 1-year recent (within last 5 years) library work experience. Minimum 1 year of work experience and/or classroom training in working with teens, grades 6th through 12th (internship may be considered). Minimum 2 years of customer service work experience working directly with the public in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting. Library Associate certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 2 years after hire, plus willingness and ability to attend training sessions as applicable.
Application Process: For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov