Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Research Assistant
Location: Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Miles & Stockbridge has an opening for a Research Assistant in our Baltimore, Maryland office.
The Research Assistant works with the Research & Information Center (RIC) to support attorneys and staff with their legal and business information needs. This position assists the maintenance of the Firm’s print and electronic research collections, as well as provides specialized reference and research support to the Director and Research Librarians in the department. This individual should be organized and detail-oriented.
Primary duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform “ready reference” requests, such as document and case retrieval. Respond to public records, business, and legal research questions from attorneys and staff, as required. Assist with Research & Information Center (RIC) email inbox coverage.
  • Maintain RIC’s print collection, including check-in and routing of legal serials and desk copies. Perform ordering, tracking, and receipt of books and other materials.
  • Manage electronic periodical circulation. Provide current awareness email services for attorneys and staff.
  • Update records in Integrated Library System (catalog).
  • Assist Director and Research Librarians with limited administrative tasks such as scanning, billing and invoicing, filing, and digital file maintenance.
  • Collaborate on special projects assigned by Director to support goals of the Legal Operations department.
    Education, Experience & Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ability to adapt and apply new technologies.
  • Intellectual curiosity and interest in problem-solving.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Familiarity with integrated library systems, a plus.
  • Experience with Westlaw Edge, Lexis+, Bloomberg Law, and other legal research tools, a plus.
    Miles & Stockbridge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to cultivating an inclusive environment that embraces and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values of our firm.
    See the full job description and apply at the following link. For more information, contact Sara Billard,

Position: Librarian (Medical)
Location: Department of Defense
Salary: $94,199 -$122,459

Full job posting on USAjobs.

About the Position: The Darnall Medical Library is on the third floor of Building 1 at WRNMMC, You will support healthcare providers as a member of the reference team acting as first responder/triaging medical reference questions between 0800-1630 M-F. You can expect to make a difference in the care of our wounded warriors, service personnel, and their families. Parking at WRNMMC is limited and is by permit only. The use of commuting alternatives is highly recommended.
Facilitates warrior care through support of evidence based practice and research, cover the library reference desk, and researching and resolving in depth reference questions.
Instructs health care professionals in search techniques through various databases such as Medline or Embase. Instructs health care professionals on search of databases remotely or via command internet.
Contributes to the collection development by evaluating reviews and selecting materials in medical subject areas in order to keep textbooks and journals up-to- date and relevant.
Communicates with customers to present focused training, engender collaboration on matching information tools and relevant resources to resolve clinical information needs.
Develops and measures goals for the improvement of library services. Develops instruction interventions for the information literacy and web-based resources appropriate to the specifics of the users needs.
Provides specific case-related medical literature that contributes to the quality direct patient care by providing information for inpatient or outpatient diagnosis, treatment, hospital care, rehabilitation, and research.
Collaborates with other librarians on development, identification, implementation and improvement of information or knowledge based systems and services.
Improve the medical library’s web presence, access, display and the customer’s utilization of clinical and research information resources. Ensures licensing/maintenance of access to electronic resources.
Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Tier 3 security investigation or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Librarian (Medical):Degree: Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor’s degree;ORA total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes working as a librarian providing reference services to a medical or nursing department or school (e.g. School of Medicine) at a teaching hospital, university hospital, or academic health sciences institution; developing educational programs that support the practice of evidence-based medicine or evidence-based practice, including teaching classes and giving orientations in a variety of settings; applying evidence-based medicine/evidence-based practice to critically appraise biomedical literature; performing clinical searches for direct patient care queries through PubMed and Ovid Medline; and performing and managing searches for research projects, systematic reviews, or meta-analyses. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
For Librarian (Medical): Applicants must also possess specialized knowledge of a subject-matter field and/or proficiency directly related to the position being filled. Such knowledge is required for the position, an applicant’s education or experience must have included or been supplemented by the requirements specified in the paragraphs below:
A full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university that meets all academic requirements for a bachelor’s degree that included at least 24 semester hours in the specialized field for which the applicant is being considered, e.g., physical science, biological science, social science; or that included any combination of subjects with at least 15 semester hours in a major subject (such as physics or chemistry) that is especially applicable to the position for which the applicant is being considered.
Four years of pertinent experience of such nature and level to provide a knowledge of the basic principles, theories, practices, techniques, terminology and expressions of the appropriate discipline or subject-matter field; an understanding of the standard methods, procedures, and techniques of research and analysis in the subject-matter field; ability to acquire additional information about the field and related fields; and some knowledge of literature resources in the field.
Any time equivalent combination of experience with education as described above
Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone–no substitution of education for experience is permitted.
You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:
Information Technology Research and Development
Oral Communication
Research and Data Analysis
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Position: Library Manager
Location: Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $92,409 (starting salary)

Original job posting on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: Hires. trains, supervises, coaches/mentors and holds management staff members accountable to performance expectations
Evaluates the performance of management staff, develops Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs), determines merit salary increases, fosters growth and development and initiates the corrective action process as needed
Collaborates with branch and department managers and administration in provision of overall system leadership
Oversees the recruitment, training, development, coaching, supervision and evaluation of branch staff
Supports system-wide succession planning efforts
Plans and presents programs and outreach events based on operational needs of location from individual to group instruction covering all age groups, both in-person and virtually
Works in collaboration with the branch management team to set performance expectations and customer service goals for staff
Addresses and resolves staff concerns and grievances
Creates a work environment that fosters continuous improvement and value teamwork
Other duties as assigned
Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution; Must have an MLS from an ALA accredited school; Comprehensive knowledge of library operations acquired through six (6) years of progressively responsible work experience in a public library; Three (3) years of supervisory experience;
Have or be able to secure Maryland State Department of Education Professional Librarian Certification;
Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs. Ability to bend, kneel, crouch and stretch for extended periods of time; Must be able to read small print
Salary Range: $92,409-Starting Salary
Application Process:
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Closing Date: 3/27/23

Position: Youth and Family Engagement Librarian
Location: Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $46,658 (starting salary)

Original job posting on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: Plans and presents programs and outreach events based on operational needs of the department from individual to group instruction covering all age groups, both in-person and virtually
Guides youth, families, and caregivers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening
Uses technology to serve customers and to streamline workflow; provides technology-related instruction. Performs collection maintenance duties on the outreach vehicles and keeps the collection orderly including shelving, merchandising, and shelf-reading. Processes all material types and devices
Merchandises and maintains the library’s shared collection. Creates/manages library customer accounts, including accepting, managing, and negotiating payments (cash and electronic). Assists customers at their point of need to find answers to a broad range of questions, using appropriate resources and making relevant referrals. Assists customers with navigating website and searching databases. Assists customers with using library computers, including navigating online resources, and using desktop software. May serve as the librarian-in-charge; includes de-escalation, handling customer issues, responding to vehicle problems, addressing, and documenting security incidents, and providing followup to department management. Builds and maintains relationships with diverse community partners, government agencies and other youth-serving organizations that share a common mission. May prepare daily schedules under the direction of the Department Manager or Mobile Engagement Administrator
Drives outreach vehicles. Must be able to work evenings and weekends and be flexible with one’s work schedule to meet daily operational requirements. Must have access to transportation, as needed, to fulfill the responsibilities of the position (including meetings, events and activities at branch locations or offsite). Other duties as assigned
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, preferably in a youth related field.
Successful completion of the Library Associate Training Institute (LATI) or MLS from an ALA accredited school within three years of date of hire. Knowledge of public library services and operations. One (1) year of experience in public library services and operations, preferably with youth. Minimum of one (1) year of experience of customer service. Valid driver’s license in good standing. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs. Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch and stretch for extended periods of time. Must be able to stand and/or walk for extended periods of time and move throughout the mobile unit. Must be able to read small print.
Salary Range: $46,658-Starting Salary
Application Process:
Special Requests:
Closing Date: 3/31/23

Position: Program Manager II (Human Resources)
Location: Montgomery County Public Libraries
Salary: $68,840 (minimum); $113,091 (maximum)

Original job posting on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: Montgomery County Public Library (MCPL) is seeking a highly motivated, task-oriented, and collaborative Program Manager II (Program Manager Human Resources) to provide excellent customer service in all HR related matters while advancing MCPL’s diversity and inclusion initiatives. If you excel in the areas of communication, managing performance, coaching & mentoring staff, recruitment, performance management, labor & employee relations, compensation, customer service and want to work in an innovative and inclusive environment, this is the job for you. This position will serve and support human resources operations for 21 Library Branches and support over 500employees. This is a full performance professional human resource expert that will have full technical responsibility for all aspects of the human resources program and operations This Program Manager II(Program Manager Human Resources) will liaise with the Office of Human Resources, Occupational
Medical Services, MCTime, the Office of Management and Budget, Benefits, ERP team, and others to administer departmental HR activities and initiatives. Responsibilities include consolidating, overseeing all aspects of human resources work for services areas and responsible for administrative processing of tasks and transactions relating to Employment, Compensation, Training, Wage Equity, Orientation and other employee services to support services areas.
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: We are seeking a candidate with a thorough five (5) years professional Human Resources generalist experience in the areas of Human Resources
Management/Personnel Administration, Employment, Employee Relations, Compensation, and/or
Human Resources Development within a medium organization of 500 people or more. Candidates will also have secured a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
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:
Managing performance and workplace conduct, coaching and mentoring staff. Human Resources
Generalist work experience, encompassing the full range of personnel activities, including labor and employee relations, payroll, performance management. Experience managing recruitment and hiring of part-time, hourly, temporary, professional staff, and/or contractors. Researching, compiling, analyzing, and presenting data and/or technical reports. Expertise in using Microsoft Office Suite, Oracle, Crystal Reports, or other specialized budget and/or other HR database applications. Establishing and maintaining strong professional relationships with internal and external customers and business partners.
Salary Range: Minimum $68,840; Maximum $113,091.
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Closing Date: March 29, 2023