Seven Positions: Maryland

Position: Supervisory Archives Specialist
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary: $64,957 – $84,441

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. Incumbent may be involved with the full range of records management activities or activities concerned with the receipt, arrangement, description, storage, and reference services on such records. The incumbent may also be involved in outreach to agencies or the public concerning holdings, functions, and services of NARA.


As a Supervisory Archives Specialist, you will:

  • Supervise a subordinate section staff consisting of archives technicians GS-4 through GS-7.
  • Analyze and recommend changes in section workflow and operating procedures and quality review programs.
  • Serve as liaison with Federal agency representatives to ensure agency customer needs are met.
  • Conduct straightforward and well-defined portions of records inventories, agency inspections, recordkeeping evaluations, and other surveys.
  • Plan and control the use of space for transferring and storing records.

Position: Supervisory Archives Specialist
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary:$78,592 – $102,166

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. Incumbent serves as a Supervisory Archives Specialist in the Operations Branch and performs or oversees the performance of duties related to: scheduling, accomplishing, tracking and analyzing data related to picking up, receiving, and delivering records to and from Federal agencies.


As a Supervisory Archives Specialist, you will:

  • Develop, maintain, and schedule the daily pickup and delivery of records.
  • Follow record procedures in regards to record handling and search procedures to plan and supervise activities related to transporting new transfers.
  • Assign work based on priorities, selective consideration of difficulty of assignments and employee capabilities.
  • Analyze, develop, and implement internal procedures related to the improvement in the effectiveness and efficiency of operation.

Position: Supervisory Archives Specialist
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary: $64,957 – $84,441

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. Incumbent will be responsible for a range of records management work that accomplishes the receipt, arrangement, description, storage, preservation and safeguarding of records and which provides reference service on such records.


As a Supervisory Archives Specialist, you will:

  • Oversee the accuracy of data entered into T & D databases and ensures the timelines of data entry into these databases.
  • Ensure technical accuracy of work of the T & D front office and for the development of information where finding aids, precedent or instructions are inadequate or non-existent.
  • Advise agencies on timely and accurate application of records schedules.
  • Provide guidance related to the inventory of records, the destruction of duplicate files, the creation of filing systems, and the transfer of records to NARA facilities.
  • Plan and schedule the work of subordinates; makes assignments based on priorities, considering the difficulty and the requirements of the work, and the capabilities of the employees.
  • Give advice, counsel, or instruction to individuals employees on work matters; review and accept, amend, or reject work; set performance standards, appraise performance, and ensure tat each employee accomplishes a satisfactory amount and quality level of work in a timely manner

Position: Teen 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 Teen’s Supervisor for Frederick County Public Libraries. Located in West-Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system. This position is located in Northern County: Thurmont and Emmitsburg Branch Libraries

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 teens, their families, and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative, and dynamic Teens Department. Assists in developing services that respond to community needs and interests as outlined in FCPL’s strategic plan.


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 Teen 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 Teen 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 February 14, 2023. For complete job description and to apply go to Teen Services Supervisor I | Job Details tab | Career Pages (

Position: Librarian II – Children’s
Location: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Salary: $65,786 – $107,934

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is seeking a highly motivated, communityoriented, and collaborative Public Services Librarian to provide excellent customer service and equalize
opportunities for Montgomery County residents.

Successful Candidates will: Demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices in public service. Value building collaborative relationships with community members and organizations, as well as colleagues across MCPL. Be responsive to the emerging needs of Montgomery County residents, developing and delivering programs and services that reflect the unique needs of diverse populations. Be an effective communicator, customer service oriented, and committed public servant. Be task-oriented in leading a team to fulfill projects, operations, and services. Advocate for Children’s Services by effectively communicating across a variety of mediums with your colleagues and to various communities. Be proficient in presenting and mentoring others on children’s programming.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities: Promoting and supporting MCPL’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion values with staff and customers. Centering the experiences of people and communities who are most affected by structural inequities when engaging in programming, partnerships, and information services work. Managing a branch collection. Connecting children from birth through middle school with materials and resources via in-person and over the telephone. Serving on a branch Leadership Team. Regularly develop and present programming, especially story times. Serving as a subject matter expert on early literacy. All Librarian II positions will include day, evening, and weekend hours.

Requirements: Minimum Qualifications-Education: Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience as a librarian in a public library system comparable to Montgomery County’s system. Licensure: Employees will be responsible for maintaining appropriate level of Continuing Education Units (Contact Hours) to sustain State licensure requirements for this position.

Preferred Criteria- The applications of those individuals meeting the minimum qualifications will be reviewed to determine the extent, relevancy of training, and experience in the following areas: Experience planning and organizing a service or project. Experience maintaining a collection in a public, school, or community college library setting. Experience providing a variety of library services and resources primarily to children from birth to middle school, their parents, and caregivers in a school, community college or public library setting. Experience providing story time responsibilities. Experience applying early literacy techniques and research, in a school, community college or public library setting. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Additional multi-lingual pay may be available after successfully passing a multilingual examination.

Position: Digital Librarian
Location: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Heliophysics Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is seeking to fill a Digital Librarian position to support the Heliophysics Digital Resource Library (HDRL). The overall objective of the position is to increase the rate of registration of digital assets for HDRL and enhance and improve the discovery, description (metadata) and management of these digital assets using modern technologies and processes.

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in digital library science, or equivalent experience. Background in a relevant science discipline, e.g., space physics, astronomy, earth science. Experience with semantic web and related technologies for linking and providing digital resources.

This appointment will be through one of the six member institutions of the Partnership for Heliophysics and Space Environment Research (PHaSER). Please visit the PHaSER web site for more information on this announcement and the PHaSER partner organizations:

Specific questions about these positions may be addressed to Dr. Aaron Roberts ( or Brian Thomas (

To apply, submit the following by February 15, 2022:

  • A cover letter describing background, qualifications, scientific interests, and experience relevant to the Digital Librarian position (no more than two pages);
  • A full curriculum vitae (CV) – detailing education, research experience, publications, awards, software experience and other skills/accomplishments;
  • Contact information for three professional references.
  • Email all documents, preferably in a single pdf file, to, with the subject line ‘HDRL Digital Librarian Job Application’.

The appointment start date will be determined by mutual agreement with the successful candidate and can be initiated immediately after selection. The positions are open to U. S. citizens, residents, and foreign nationals from non-designated countries. All PHaSER institutions are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Position: Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a creative Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian to lead library initiatives in support of the educational missions of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The successful candidate, in collaboration with other library units and campus partners, will serve a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members by cultivating new and existing partnerships, developing programming, and creating service-learning opportunities. This position will report to the Assistant Director, Research and Technology Services.

LNDL affirms and promotes a culture of collaboration, innovation, and engagement. The successful candidate will advocate for and cultivate an environment where diversity of thought and background are valued. LNDL encourages applications from candidates who are committed to fostering diverse, inclusive, and equitable libraries. The Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian will develop relationships within and outside LNDL to support student and faculty scholarship, creativity, and innovation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Builds and facilitates strategic partnerships with the campuses and the wider community that the library serves;
  • Creates, implements, and assesses an innovative, effective program of outreach in consultation with library colleagues, faculty, and on-campus and off-campus partners;
  • Designs and develops compelling stories to highlight the value of the library using data and data visualization tools and techniques;
  • Leads the library’s Marketing Committee and guides the development of social media content and marketing materials;
  • Provides library and technology instruction;
  • Promotes services and resources and develops relationships with faculty as assigned;
  • Serves on Library and other committees as appointed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

About the Library:
The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning, and Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total student population of 5,751 FTE that includes 4,657 FTE at Loyola and 1,094 FTE at Notre Dame.

The Library offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, access to dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as TIAA retirement. All positions at the Library are eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, the Loyola Notre Dame Library is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No visa sponsorship is offered.

Application Procedures:

Apply at Loyola-Notre Dame Library Inc – Outreach and Community Engagement Librarian (

Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Please complete our application process by including a resume, cover letter, and three (3) work-related references.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is dedicated to the safety of our staff and our surrounding communities. As part of that commitment, LNDL requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID inclusive of boosters. As a prospective and new employee at LNDL, you will be required to comply with the Library’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination, inclusive of boosters, will be required before the start of employment in order to work at the Library. LNDL provides reasonable accommodations, absent undue hardship, to qualified individuals with disabilities that enable them to perform their job duties as well as employees with sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, or practices that conflict with getting vaccinated. Reasonable accommodation may include appropriate adjustment or modifications of employer policies, including the Mandatory Vaccination Policy.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s in Library/Information Science; applicants with degree in hand by December 2023 will be considered;
  • Familiarity with methods, practices, and trends in marketing and outreach;
  • Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Commitment and demonstrated experience engaging openly in an environment where diversity of thought and background are valued;
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, compile, and analyze data;
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively both individually and collaboratively;
  • Familiarity with library instruction;
  • Ability to thrive in a changing work environment and demonstrated commitment to professional development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest in supporting students and faculty who are historically underrepresented in higher education;
  • Familiarity with current trends in and strategies for communicating the Library’s value to campus stakeholders;
  • Familiarity with software tools for collecting, analyzing, reporting, and visualizing data.