One Position: Maryland

Position: Library Services Specialist (Tuesday-Saturday)

Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Originally posted on SLA Careers

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Health Sciences and Human Services Library is currently seeking a Library Services Specialist. Under general supervision, the Library Services Specialist provides high quality reference and research support in person, by phone, via email and chat service. This position provides users with information and guidance in finding and retrieving library information resources. The Library Services Specialist answers questions and provides one-on-one instruction to users in conducting library research; searching online databases; and using technologies, tools and strategies to create, seek, use and manage information. The Library Services Specialist reports to the Head of Information Services. The work schedule for this position is Tuesday – Saturday.

UMB offers a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes wellness, work/life balance, and professional development. Non-exempt regular staff receive a generous leave package that starts with 11 days of vacation accrued per year, paid holidays, unlimited accrual of sick time, and time for community service; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development programs; tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any University System of Maryland school; and flexible work schedules and teleworking options (if applicable per job).

Primary Duties:

  • Responds to customer information needs using online systems and information seeking skills to evaluate and locate the most appropriate library information resources. Searches and retrieves materials.
  • Educates and guides face-to-face and remote customers with varying levels of proficiency to use technologies, tools, and strategies to create, seek, use, or manage information.
  • Provides input, when appropriate, regarding selection, retention, maintenance, and evaluation of all types of library information resources.
  • Performs quality control and assists with planning, preparing, creating and maintaining local library information resources.
  • Assists with the maintenance of information discovery tools, guides, and other library information resources.
  • Identifies and resolves problems related to access and use of library information resources and services.
  • Collects, reports and assists with analyzing data on collections, usage, service transactions, and customer needs. Generates specialized reports and notices.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Three Position: Maryland

Position: Knowledge Management Specialist II or III
Location: Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine
Salary: $57,934

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

This position will be in support of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) Center for Global Health Engagement. The mission of CGHE is to provide operational support to the DoD GHE enterprise to meet national security objectives. This is accomplished by promoting DoD GHE thought leadership, acting as a think tank for the community, and providing DoD GHE operational support to the Joint Force through the conduct of DoD GHE training and education, support for DoD GHE-related research, programmatic support, as well as program/project assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities.

Responsibilities

HJF is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist II or III to serve as CGHE’s knowledge management (KM) expert, leading and facilitating the development and implementation of knowledge management processes. The incumbent provides administrative project oversight to maximize the effective use of project resources for CGHE. The KM Specialist works on complex problems and identifies and proposes solutions. The incumbent will work closely with CGHE’s Liaison to the Office of the Joint Staff Surgeon, and project teams to guide impact measurement and research activities for CGHE.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies and develops strategic solutions to build capacity through KM efforts in support of the Center’s strategic plan.
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of KM strategies, including tools and processes.
  • Researches, identifies, and provides strategic, structural, and technical recommendations on how to create and sustain solutions that address knowledge management gaps within CGHE and across the wider DoD GHE enterprise
  • Monitors the effectiveness, maintenance, and use of KM programs and systems and utilizes findings to improve knowledge solutions over time.
  • Assists in the creation of knowledge articles, standard operating procedures, job aids, and work instructions.
  • Identifies, collects, reviews, and organizes documents and relevant knowledge in a repository accessible to all required personnel.
  • Leverages content management systems (e.g. SharePoint, Google Drive, etc.) to facilitate data storage and retrieval.
  • Provides coaching and training on knowledge management matters and promotes a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Utilizes best practices to ensure knowledge is organized in a manner that supports maximum findability.
  • Works with senior management and key stakeholders to identify critical knowledge gaps and opportunities.
  • In collaboration with the Communications Specialist, promotes and disseminates information about GHE activities to internal and external audiences, including organizing knowledge-sharing events and tools to foster unity.
  • Oversees the requirements set forth by the Federal Lead and Senior Program Manager by initiating and monitoring tasks; Facilitates regular, recurring team meetings and manages weekly due outs/deliverables.
  • Contributes to strategic planning. Works with project stakeholders, including senior military personnel, to ensure detailed business and technical requirements are defined to ensure success. Develops and manages project plans from inception to deployment, applying project management methodology and enforcing best practice standards.
  • Interacts with project stakeholders by facilitating information flow as a liaison between research staff, Principal Investigators, project sponsors, research administrators and HJF Program Management in the administration of knowledge management processes. Applies expertise in establishing more complex standard operating procedures and leading improvements. Responds to complex requests and escalated complaints.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for the role.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of project management principles, and good communications, customer/client relationship skills and people management experience.
  • Familiarity with assessing information-seeking behavior and knowledge cycles in order to gauge direction for customized knowledge management solutions.
  • Ability to work completely independently, use sound judgment in solving problems, and coordinate many complex systems and requirements simultaneously.
  • Outstanding attention to detail combined with creativity and initiative, with the ability to thrive in an environment of high expectations and driven by a growth mindset.
  • Proven success in a cross-functional position, including strong interpersonal and relationship management skills to ensure collaboration and continuous learning.
  • Experience with quantitative analysis, statistics, and/or data modeling preferred.
  • Knowledge of DoD structure, Combatant Commands, and Military Health System preferred.

Physical Capabilities

Lifting: Requires lifting materials over 25 lbs.
Ability to stand or sit at a computer for prolonged periods.

Qualifications

Work Environment

This position will take place primarily in a office setting.
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Government, Information Technology, or Information and Library Science. Master’s Degree preferred
  • Level III – 6-8 years of experience required
  • Level II – 3-5 years of experience required
  • All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Government, Information Technology, or Information and Library Science. Master’s Degree preferred
Level III – 6-8 years of experience required
Level II – 3-5 years of experience required

Position: Library Manager
Location: Anne Arundel Community College

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

The Library Services Manager works out of the Correctional Education Library Headquarters office performing essential administrative duties to support the correctional librarians across the state. This position works collaboratively with the Supervisor of Correctional Libraries to ensure the provision of high-quality library services, operational continuity and efficiency, and to provide effective allocation of resources and materials to all libraries.

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college’s excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.

While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.

In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Position duties will include:

  1. Gather monthly statistics from institutional libraries. Prepare and compile required reports and statistics.
  2. Complete Maryland DPSCS and Correctional Librarian training sessions.
  3. Coordinate selections, acquisition and distribution of library materials. Purchase other essential supplies and distribute to CE Libraries statewide.
  4. Coordinate donation program from organizations and public.
  5. Assist with updating of library performance standards.
  6. Provide substitute librarian services as needed

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. (Library degree not required)
  • Library or customer service experience helpful.
  • Driver’s License, access to transportation.
  • Position work location will be 1100 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201 and involves occasional travel to institutions in the Jessup region.
  • Basic math skills for purchasing, gathering and analyzing statistics.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to maintain friendly, enthusiastic and effective working relationships with staff across the region, work independently as part of a team and without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to pass background check to enter correctional institutions.

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Technology and Literacy
Location: Towson University

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position:
The College of Education invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) with expertise in school library media, instructional design, children and young adult school library services, and digital media and technology in youth work or related areas. The EDTL department has an established and successful school library media program that integrates new approaches to the educational and research needs of professionals seeking to understand emerging models for instructional delivery and youth participation in the new media ecology found in K-12 educational settings.

Qualifications:

The College of Education seeks applications from a diverse pool of early career scholars with a strong focus on school library media and learning/instructional design/educational technologies, a commitment to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, and applying information literacy and educational technologies to achieve more just and equitable educational learning opportunities and teaching practices. Candidates should have outstanding potential and a defined research agenda related to the discipline of school library media, including but not limited to integrating digital resources, information literacy, collection development, school library media leadership and administration, or the organization of knowledge. They should have demonstrated teaching ability, strong methodological skills, and a desire to develop sponsored research.

Successful candidates will have:

  • earned doctorate (degree completed by December 2023) from an accredited university in Instructional Technology, School Library Media, Curriculum and Instruction, Information Studies, Educational Leadership or related fields;
  • demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students;
  • active scholarly productivity with strong methodological training, learning design experience, and professional development commitment;
  • experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses;
  • experience teaching in online or hybrid learning environments;
  • a strong interest in advising and mentoring masters and/or doctoral student research;
  • experience teaching in public/private schools and knowledge of state and national standards for school libraries (i.e., AASL).
  • designing and developing learning materials/courses using emerging and advanced digital media and technology
  • a desire to seek externally funded grants.

With all hires, The College of Education seeks candidates who are committed to the College’s imperatives to improve educational practice and diversity, equity, and inclusion of all students.

Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in School Library Media/Learning/Instructional Design, conduct research in the field of school librarianship, participate in program, department, college, and university governance, seek external funding, and provide service to the field and profession at local, state and national levels.

Towson University:

Towson University (www.towson.edu) was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. It is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland, the 12th-largest public university system in the United States. TU is also a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities and offers employment opportunities at all levels. TU enrolls over 19,818 undergraduates and more than 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 900 full-time faculty and offers 65 bachelor’s, 46 master’s, and 4 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, candidate’s reflections and descriptions on how they can contribute to Towson University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, graduate transcripts, and three reference letters to the link below.

Dr. David Robinson
School Library Media Search Chair
Department of Educational Technology and Literacy
College of Education
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

Please click here to apply. Please note that the search number for which you are applying is COE-3605.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

Please be sure to visit the Applicant Data Form to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical-related purposes only. The information will not be used for any other purpose.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, as detailed in A More Inclusive TU: Advancing Equity and Diversity (2020 – 25). TU is a national leader in inclusive excellence, the only institution in Maryland with zero achievement gap, and 68% growth in minority enrollment over the past 5 years. We encourage application from a variety of (dis)abilities, cultural, ethnic, race, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, color, religious, socio-economic, sexual orientation and belief backgrounds.

Requirements
Qualifications:

The College of Education seeks applications from a diverse pool of early career scholars with a strong focus on school library media and learning/instructional design/educational technologies, a commitment to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, and applying information literacy and educational technologies to achieve more just and equitable educational learning opportunities and teaching practices. Candidates should have outstanding potential and a defined research agenda related to the discipline of school library media, including but not limited to integrating digital resources, information literacy, collection development, school library media leadership and administration, or the organization of knowledge. They should have demonstrated teaching ability, strong methodological skills, and a desire to develop sponsored research.

Successful candidates will have:

  • earned doctorate (degree completed by December 2023) from an accredited university in Instructional Technology, School Library Media, Curriculum and Instruction, Information Studies, Educational Leadership or related fields;
  • demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students;
  • active scholarly productivity with strong methodological training, learning design experience, and professional development commitment;
  • experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses;
  • experience teaching in online or hybrid learning environments;
  • a strong interest in advising and mentoring masters and/or doctoral student research;
  • experience teaching in public/private schools and knowledge of state and national standards for school libraries (i.e., AASL).
  • designing and developing learning materials/courses using emerging and advanced digital media and technology
  • a desire to seek externally funded grants.

With all hires, The College of Education seeks candidates who are committed to the College’s imperatives to improve educational practice and diversity, equity, and inclusion of all students.

Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Digital Services Librarian

Location: University of Maryland, College Park

Original post on SLA Careers

The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for supporting digital applications, cross-platform integrations, and product management activities at the University of Maryland Libraries. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Programs and Initiatives, the Digital Services Librarian actively works with staff throughout the UMD Libraries to gather business requirements for development of new and refined digital library software application features, integrations, and workflows, and provides support and instruction to UMD Libraries’ staff in the installation, development, and use of digital applications. The Digital Services Librarian collaborates closely with staff in the Software Systems Development and Research department to implement new and upgraded applications, perform quality assurance testing, communicate issues clearly, and act as product owner for applications under the Digital Programs and Initiatives portfolio. Serving as a translator and bridge between UMD Libraries staff and technical departments, the Digital Services Librarian will ensure that all parties gain shared understanding of system requirements and project scope. The Digital Services Librarian serves as an active member of Digital Services and Technologies, contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific projects; incorporates support for new tools and applications into library services; and maintains close engagement with issues relating to digital technologies, such as repository development, inclusive design practices and accessibility standards, and project management methodologies like Agile.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESGathers and documents business requirements for new software applications, services, and integrations to meet the needs of the Libraries;Maintains and troubleshoots both legacy systems and new systems;Provides training and technical support as appropriate to Libraries personnel and external users of applications in the Digital Programs & Initiatives portfolio, including multiple digital repositories and open scholarship platforms;Collaborates closely with both technical and non-technical staff from throughout the UMD Libraries, and communicates clearly with all stakeholders; Participates in the development, testing, and execution of digital applications projects throughout their life-cycle, in an Agile software development environment;Conceives and develops scripts in support of departmental needs and specifically in order to allow staff to carry out large, complex tasks more efficiently;Investigates and implements new technologies and research tools to support the work of the UMD Libraries;Maintains advanced knowledge of inclusive application design practices and accessibility standards;Engages in shared-governance and/or service activities, as appropriate and/or in areas in which the individual is interested in volunteering;Participates in library-, consortial- or campus-related task forces, committees, and initiatives, as assigned;Participates in training related to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, as provided by the University, the Libraries, and/or other recognized higher education or community organizations;Contributes to achieving the University’s and/or the Libraries’ diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility goals;Performs other duties, as assigned.

Position: Research and Education Librarian for ICTR

Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Originally posted on SLA Careers

*Research and Education Librarian for Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)* The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Research and Education Librarian to be embedded in the*UMB s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR)*. The UMB ICTR is a clinical and translational research initiative providing the administrative home for translational science partnerships at UMB, across the University System of Maryland (USM), and the joint UMB/Johns Hopkins (JHU) NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). This Research and Education Librarian position has four primary areas of responsibility: * Participate in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a faculty profile system. * Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the impact of the ICTR. Reports/data visualizations generated from these activities will be shared with various stakeholders. * Develop tools linking faculty and staff to content experts and core resources. * Provide research and instruction services. To provide a range of services supporting the UMB ICTR, this faculty librarian will collaborate with experts within the HSHSL and potentially with external colleagues and in the CTSA national network.For more information about the HS/HSL, visit and about the ICTR, visit UMB and the HSHSL are deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. HSHSL welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates invested in creating and enriching an inclusive environment through their work and interactions. *RESPONSIBILITIES:* *Faculty Profiles System* * Assist in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a faculty profiles system in collaboration with partners in participating units and institutions. * Develop a marketing and education strategy promoting UMB faculty expertise through effective use of a faculty profiles system in collaboration with ICTR staff. *Research Impact* * Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the impact of the ICTR in research output, knowledge transfer, clinical implementation, community benefit, and the research impact of traineeships. * Conduct in-depth publication metrics reports at the author level (individual/group/ department), article level, and journal level enhancing visibility and demonstrating the research impact of the ICTR. * Employ data visualization tools to illustrate and highlight ICTR funded research. *Promotion and Networking* * Market and promote ICTR collaborations and resources in partnership with ICTR staff. * Working with ICTR staff, implement systems linking ICTR faculty and projects to content experts at UMB and to other institutional partners. * Share information about the evolving landscape in scholarly communication such as open access and open science. *Research and Instruction* * Design and offer workshops and consultation services related to research visibility, research impact, and scholarly publishing. * Participate in grant preparation and collaborate on grant-funded projects. * Develop presentations and share expertise in ICTR professional settings. *Other* * Actively engage in committees and on teams within the HSHSL, the UMB ICTR community, UMB, and professional organizations. * Pursue research and professional development activities. *POSITION REQUIREMENTS:* * Master s degree from an ALA-accredited program. * Two years of experience related to position responsibilities. * Experience designing instructional services. * Experience delivering presentations. * Experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed and Scopus. * Experience in program evaluation. * Demonstrated evidence of successful project management. * Demonstrated service orientation and skills. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment. *PREFERRED:* * Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library. * Knowledge of faculty profiles systems. * Experience in using citation metrics tools. * Experience with tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, R, or Python. *REPORTING/WORK SCHEDULE:* The Research and Education Librarian for theUMB ICTR reports administratively to the Associate Director for Research and Information Services at the HSHSL and programmatically to the Director, UMB ICTR. This position can allow for a hybrid telework arrangement. *STATUS:* This is a permanent status-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library s faculty. For more information, see the University s Criteria and Procedures Relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Library Faculty . *APPLICATION PROCESS:* Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. /Include the following documents as part of the application package: / 1. /A resume or curriculum vitae./ 2. /Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email./ 3. /A cover letter that describes applicant s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB s commitment to diversity./ 4. /On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, I verify that my CV is current and accurate this does not need to be notarized./ For more information, visit our website at email mail to:…@hshsl.umaryland.edu. *SALARY: *$55,000* *minimum, commensurate with experience. *BENEFITS/TUITION REMISSION:* Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland. *ENVIRONMENT:* The University of Maryland, Baltimore campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven’s Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The HSHSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a record of user-centered innovative services and programs. Fifty-six FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs, and tools that promote discovery, creativity, and innovation. The HSHSL also serves as the headquarters for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM), Region 1. The HSHSL serves the schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work, and the Graduate School. It supports 7,200 students and nearly 7,900 faculty and staff members. UMB is a 71-acre research and technology complex consisting of 67 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. Read more about UMB, including its mission, vision, and core values. UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at …@umaryland.edu. If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during any part of the application process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request.

Position: Librarian, Adjunct Faculty

LocationL Community College of Baltimore County

Originally posted on MLA JobLine. 

Responsibilities: Class Specific Essential Duties: Staff reference desk, including opening, evening and Saturday hours; Conduct reference interviews to determine information needs; Choose sources appropriate to questions asked, assignment objectives and user’s level of expertise; Effectively use and teach a variety of sources including print materials, online catalog, subscription databases, internet and Microsoft Office applications; Maintain an open, friendly and professional attitude when handling multiple reference and information requests; Collaborate with classroom faculty to plan library instruction sessions; Teach principles of information literacy in library instruction sessions; Instruct classes in the use of library resources; Develop online and print teaching aids and handouts; Participate in collection maintenance projects Requirements: Minimum Requirements- M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an accredited ALA institution; Experience locating information using online research databases and other credible information sources. Salary Range: $28.30 – $31.60 Hourly, depending on professional experience. Application Process: Go to http://www.ccbcmd.edu and hover your cursor over Support CCBC and then click on Work at CCBC Or go directly to https://www.ccbcmd.edu/about-ccbc/work-at-ccbc -Select adjunct faculty and search for librarian in the search box -Select the Librarian, Adjunct Faculty posting. -Click on the Apply button on the top right Special Requests: Closing Date: Open until filled

One Position: Maryland

Position: Technical Services Supervisor
Location: Carroll County Public Library
Salary: $57,934

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities Under the direction of the Collection Development Manager, you will oversee and manage the efficient operations and activities of the Technical Services Department; supervise assigned staff; serve as head cataloger, and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions: Supervises and/or performs the cataloging, classification, and physical processing of all library materials (physical and digital); Supervises, schedules, trains, coaches, and evaluates the work of assigned staff including review and approval of timesheets; Monitors department workflow and sets goals and objectives; Creates original bibliographic records according to standard cataloging procedures as needed; Under the direction of the Collection Development Manager, identifies ways to improve and increase efficiencies in providing materials to customers in a timely manner; Responsible for the quality and accuracy of the library’s Public Access Catalog including maintenance of records, verification of information, consistency of records and procedures, and constant review and evaluation of records and edits as needed; Responsible for staying current with changes to cataloging standards and database record formats; Takes all necessary steps to ensure an accurate and up-to-date catalog; Resolves issues and problems with database; Creates catalog records for new materials, including editing all bibliographic fields, assigning a Dewey number consistent with CCPL guidelines and current standards, and transferring records into Integrated Library System (Polaris); Maintains vendor records; Merges onorder record into correct bibliographic record when necessary; Loads MARC records provided from library electronic resource vendors such as OverDrive, Hoopla, etc.; Trains staff in standard cataloging and processing procedures of library materials; Notifies system of systemwide cataloging and call number changes; Supervises the receiving of all deliveries at Headquarters (UPS, FedEx, USPS, etc.); 17. Monitors department substitute budget; Participates in meetings, teams/committees/workgroups, outreach activities and training opportunities, as appropriate; Participates in the Carroll Library Partnership and works with local partners to maintain a consistent database. Carroll County Public Library highly encourages applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire.

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, two (2) or more years professional cataloging experience, and two or more years of supervisory experience; OR, Equivalent Degree, six (6) or more years professional cataloging experience, and two or more years of supervisory experience.

Application Process: To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library and the position, please visit our website https://library.carr.org/careers/careers.aspx . Online applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.

CCPL Commitment to Quality Service:

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.

One Position: Maryland

Position: Head, Resource Development
Location: Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Salary: $65,000

Originally posted on the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) listserv.

Job Description – Head, Resource Development (220001DL)
Head, Resource Development – (220001DL)

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL)

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking faculty librarian to head the Resource Development department. They provide vision and leadership for the ongoing development and management of the UMB Digital Archive and the UMB Data Catalog .

As a key member of the Resource Development and Access Division’s management team, this faculty librarian collaborates with faculty and staff within the HSHSL, with stakeholders throughout the University as well as local, regional and national entities. They participate in divisional projects, decision-making, and strategic planning, serve on library-wide committees/task forces, and are expected to be active in the library profession, networking with colleagues at regional and national levels. They demonstrate the ability to build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.

The HSHSL is actively committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from people with underrepresented backgrounds and identities. The HSHSL seeks professionals who are invested in creating an inclusive environment by embracing empathy, respect, and self-reflection, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions.

Responsibilities

  • Sets vision and strategies for short and long-term development
  • Implements and oversees all aspects of development and maintenance
  • Oversees content organization, presentation, digitization, and accessibility
  • Works with vendors to troubleshoot issues and incorporate new functionalities
  • Actively solicits content from various organizations on campus
  • Collects and evaluates datasets for cataloging from researchers and public repositories
  • Ensures copyright laws and open access policies are followed
  • Works with Metadata Management Department in metadata design and creation
  • Evaluates usage through data analysis and surveys
  • Prepares and presents clear, concise statistical and narrative reports
  • Promotes services to the UMB community

Position Requirements:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum three years of post-MLS/MLIS professional library experience
  • Strong visionary leadership in the areas of responsibility
  • Demonstrate a mindset to seek continuous innovation as well as hands-on implementation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with metadata design and creation
  • Ability to mentor and motivate others
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred:

  • Minimum of two years supervisory experience
  • Experience in all aspects of the development and management of a digital repository
  • Experience in migrating digital repositories

One Position: Maryland

Position: Marketing and Communications Specialist

Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line

Responsibilities: This is a professional and administrative level position that assists in the effective operation of the library’s public relations, marketing, and social media programs. Responsibilities include assisting in the development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, and analytics for an active and engaging social media presence for AACPL, as well as creating custom graphics and video content to be displayed on library social media platforms. Provide assistance with design, layout and printing of promotional materials including posters, fliers, and other printed matter. Work also involves contacting sources both inside and outside the library for information and assisting with general media relations. Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Possession of a bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, communications or related field with two years professional experience in the field of marketing, public relations, journalism, social media, or related fields; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed in the job description. Salary Range: $41,582 – $71,747 Application Process: TO APPLY: Upload cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form on AACPL Recruitment Page. Questions may be directed to: humanresources@aacpl.net. All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., November 23, 2022. Special Requests: Closing Date: 11/23/2022

One Position: Maryland

Position: Digital Services Librarian (Open Rank)
Location: University of Maryland Libraries
Salary: $54,000 to $62,000

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for supporting digital applications, cross-platform integrations, and product management activities at the University of Maryland Libraries. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Programs and Initiatives, the Digital Services Librarian actively works with staff throughout the UMD Libraries to gather business requirements for development of new and refined digital library software application features, integrations, and workflows, and provides support and instruction to UMD Libraries’ staff in the installation, development, and use of digital applications. The Digital Services Librarian collaborates closely with staff in the Software Systems Development and Research department to implement new and upgraded applications, perform quality assurance testing, communicate issues clearly, and act as product owner for applications under the Digital Programs and Initiatives portfolio. Serving as a translator and bridge between UMD Libraries staff and technical departments, the Digital Services Librarian will ensure that all parties gain shared understanding of system requirements and project scope. The Digital Services Librarian serves as an active member of Digital Services and Technologies, contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific projects; incorporates support for new tools and applications into library services; and maintains close engagement with issues relating to digital technologies, such as repository development, inclusive design practices and accessibility standards, and project management methodologies like Agile.

For the full position description and faculty requirements, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. Applicant must meet the Libraries’ requirements for promotion, which includes a commitment to professional development, service, and self-directed research, scholarship, and/or creative activities. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html .

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/101190. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter, which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

One Position: Maryland

Position: Librarian Supervisor I (Branch Manager)
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $70,509

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Neighborhood Library Services Division (NLS) of the Enoch Pratt Free Library is in search of passionate and dedicated individuals to fill the position of Librarian Supervisor I. This position will plan, administer, and supervise the delivery of services provided by a Pratt Library neighborhood branch. The ideal candidate is an experienced and effective leader who is committed to innovation and expanding public services in a large metropolitan area.
Summary of Duties-The Summary of duties listed is not exhaustive. Under the supervision of the Librarian Supervisor II (Group Supervisor), the Librarian Supervisor I: Oversees the operation of a branch library. Plans, administers, and supervises the delivery of services of a neighborhood branch. Interprets policies and procedures for branch staff and customers. Supervises and trains staff in reference skills (including use of automated databases) and in the development of services to the community. Responsible for the accuracy and maintenance of staff time records. Prepares evaluations for all branch staff members. Responsible for the development and maintenance of materials collection that address the needs and interests of the community. Consults and cooperates with various age-level specialists concerning branch materials and programs.
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications -A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university is required. Three years successful library experience, including reference work in related or allied field(s) and in an administrative capacity. Strong supervisory experience is a must. Maryland Certification in Library Science required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-A working knowledge of the literature in the subject field(s), both bibliographic and general. Knowledge of the use and operation of automated databases and systems. Ability to provide effective leadership for staff and skill in human relations. Commitment to innovativeand expanding public services in a large metropolitan area. Ability to make long-range plans and carry forth the Library’s objectives. Understanding of library/community relationships, with the ability to interpret and promote them to both organized and informal groups. Written and verbal communication skills.
Salary Range: $70,509.00 Annually
Application Process: Click here to apply Librarian Supervisor I
Special Requests:
Closing Date: Open until filled

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 humanresources@aacpl.net. All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., November 4, 2022.

Special Requests:
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: https://career4.successfactors.com/careers?company=jhu

Special Requests:
Closing Date: Open until filled

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Research Specialist
Location: Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Originally posted on AALL Career Center.

Description
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients’ goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.
Jackson Lewis P.C. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Research Specialist to expand its staff of KM/Info Services professionals in a centralized Reference program.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct in-depth research and analysis in legal, business, and other subjects for attorneys, paralegals and staff throughout all offices of the Firm.
Use appropriate online and print research resources to provide excellent practice support in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Utilize project management and planning skills to prioritize competing assignments, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
Create and maintain current awareness newsletters and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and special topics.
Serve as KM/Info Services Liaison to several of the firm’s Practice and Industry Groups in order to assist with each group’s broad structure and content-related needs.
Work on special projects as needed.
Requirements
Skills and Educational Requirements:
Master of Library and Information Science degree from accredited institution.
At least two years of Reference/Research experience in law firm library or equivalent.
Thorough knowledge of electronic legal and business products.
Ability to work well both independently and as part of remote/centralized team.
Able to perform at high level under pressure with minimal supervision.
Exceptional critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
General understanding of databases and MS Office applications.
Experience with labor and employment law is a plus.
Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work. We strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Jackson Lewis offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan available
Profit Sharing (after required length of employment)
Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
Firm-paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
Employee assistance program and other firm benefits
Submit cover letter and resume to KMInfoRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com. No calls, please.

Position: Legislative Analyst
Location: Jackson Lewis, P.C.

Originally posted on AALL Career Center.

Description
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients’ goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.
The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.
Jackson Lewis P.C. has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legislative Analyst to join its staff of KM/Info Services professionals. The Legislative Analyst will coordinate state and local legislative tracking efforts nationwide, including monitoring, tracking, and analyzing pending legislation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Evaluate pending legislation to assess relevance to specific client needs, as well as Firm interest
Review and assess the current legislative climate and assist with the identification of new and trending issues that will have an impact on firm clients
Set up and disseminate legislative alerts pertaining to labor and employment issues
Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely client-facing reports summarizing the status of relevant legislation and analyzing the impact on client policies and procedures
Assist in administration of contracts with legislative data providers, including establishing highest standards to obtain complete, accurate, and timely data
Work with Subject Matter Experts to update and maintain taxonomy of Headings and Tags
Work with internal KM/Info Services and IT teams to assess proper flow of information and functioning of systems
Coordinate firmwide initiative to monitor legislation, including streamlining local office efforts
Assist with maintenance of the Firm’s Employee Leave Legislation Database by identifying pending leave legislation, performing quality checks of vendor-provided data, and updating records to reflect bill status.
Requirements
Skills and Educational Requirements:
At least one year of experience in state or federal legislative tracking and analysis
Master of Library and Information Science degree, with Knowledge Management experience
JD preferred
Related work experience with labor and employment issues preferred
Ability to work at a fast pace under tight deadlines
Capacity to respond to a wide range of inquiries and requests while balancing workload
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Successful candidate will have expert knowledge in the legislative process, including:
Understanding of lawmaking at the federal, state, and local level
Knowledge of and experience with commercial legislative screening and tracking services, e.g., State Net or Statescape
Ability to analyze legislation to identify key issues
Where appropriate, ability to make educated predictions about legislative outcomes
Jackson Lewis understands that embracing our differences makes us a stronger, better firm. We appreciate the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work. We strive to create an inclusive environment where diverse employees want to work and where they can flourish professionally. In furtherance of our culture, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Jackson Lewis offers a competitive benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan available
Profit Sharing (after required length of employment)
Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
Firm-paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
Employee assistance program and other firm benefits
Submit cover letter and resume to KMInfoRecruiting@jacksonlewis.com. No calls, please.

Position: Catalog and Metadata Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Salary: $49,000

Originally posted on ALA JobLIST.

AOK Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, seeks an innovative and collaborative individual to join the Bibliographic and Metadata Services (BMS) department as a Catalog and Metadata Librarian. Duties include a range of cataloging and metadata creation, editing, and maintenance. This is a permanent status-eligible, library faculty position at the rank of Librarian I, which reports to the head of BMS.
Requirements
MLIS/MLS from an ALA-accredited institution (by start of employment).
Experience performing original or copy cataloging or completion of cataloging coursework.
Working knowledge of RDA, MARC bibliographic and authority records, LCSH and LC Classification.
Excellent communication and interpersonal relations skills and demonstrated ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment.
Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously

Position: Information Literacy & Instructional Design Librarian
Location: Maryland Institute College of Art
Salary: $54,900-$82,300

Originally posted on ALA JobLIST.

Description
Are you passionate about teaching information literacy?
Do you enjoy looking for new ways to reach students?
Are you invested in critical librarianship, critical pedagogy, or other social justice-oriented work?
Maryland Institute College of Art’s Decker Library in Baltimore is looking for a highly collaborative, self-directed, and engaged librarian to lead MICA’s information literacy program at Decker Library.
Information Literacy & Instructional Design Librarian develops and supports student information literacy and critical thinking skills in and alongside the curriculum. This position also partners with the Library Director to engage in instructional assessment. The Information Literacy & Instructional Design Librarian also actively participates in library liaison work including reference, collection development, instruction, and departmental outreach.
We’re looking for folks who love helping people and are open, transparent, and thoughtful with data, information, ideas, and knowledge. Social justice, diversity, and equity work is not something we just do on the side, but is infused in our everyday work life. Whether it is working with our students and faculty of color, our large international student population, or our LGBTQIA+ students–we strive towards making sure our materials, space, and teaching includes and honors them. The right person will be invested in the well-being of everyone they come in contact with and ready to problem solve, even if you don’t immediately understand the issue at first.
We are committed to providing support for you as well, including:
Financial support to enroll in training and/or attend conferences related to your work.
Support for carefully considered service and advocacy on behalf of underrepresented students and community groups.
Fostering a healthy work/life balance.
Hybrid work: Work on campus when you have to (classes, meetings, desk shifts), work from home when that makes sense.
Pay Grade Scale: $54,900-$82,300
Full Time: 35 hours per week, eligible for up to 2 work from home days per week
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent advanced degree
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For best consideration, apply by October 31st. The start date is negotiable, but ideally before mid-January 2023.
So if you love learning and growing, making change (and waves), and teaching art and design college students, please apply!
Requirements
Minimum qualifications:
ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent advanced degree is required.
Subject knowledge in art, art history, or design.
Demonstrated experience with user instruction.
Exceptional communication, interpersonal, presentation, and teaching skills.
Exceptional organizational skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to set and keep deadlines.
Demonstrated experience with promoting social justice, equity, and diversity.
Preferred qualifications:
Academic background, coursework, or experience with instructional design concepts.
Demonstrated ability to effectively teach information literacy skills in a classroom setting.

Position: Open Science/STEM Librarian
Location: University of Maryland Libraries
Salary: $54,000-$64,000

Originally posted on SLA Careers.

Description
Reporting to the Head of the STEM Library, the Open Science and STEM Librarian manages a combination of duties and expectations, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. The incumbent’s subject assignment will be Life Sciences. Additionally, the STEM & Open Science Librarian will develop programs benefiting their communities to expand the Libraries’ research-related programs and services. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: information literacy, scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. The STEM Library serves several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, School of Public Health, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians,
the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a role for subject librarians that will allow the Libraries to be more closely integrated into the entire educational and research process at the University of Maryland. The STEM & Open Science librarian will help envision and shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships. The incumbents are active members of the Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) department of the Research and Academic Services (RAS) division, contributing to departmental and divisional initiatives and leading specific projects in collaboration with colleagues and other units in the Libraries. The STEM & Open Science Librarian participates in developing and maintaining a departmental culture that is inclusive, equitable, diverse, customer-centered, and responsive to changes happening in academic libraries and higher education.
Requirements
Requirements to not have to be met until hire date in January 2023 or May 2023.
QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)
Required
Understanding of current and emerging trends in the assigned subject areas and in academic librarianship; knowledge of electronic resources and information technologies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to produce published scholarship.
Excellent attention to details and organizational skills.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently and in groups, to build and maintain relationships with partners and library staff; and the ability to provide exceptional services to a diverse clientele.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a just, equitable, and inclusive workplace evidenced through work experience, education, professional development, professional service and/or scholarship. Strong commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Preferred
Background or experience in life sciences.
Knowledge of relevant online resources and experience with bibliographic management tools.
Knowledge of data management planning and/or data curation, visualization, scholarly communications and open access tools.
Familiarity with Semantic Web technologies and major collections in life sciences or other STEM fields (e.g., scholarly journals, databases, digital libraries and other resources).
Evidence of teaching/instruction experience.
Evidence of ability to meet promotion and permanent status requirements of the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries.
EDUCATION
Required
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or a non-US equivalent by the start of employment, or an advanced degree with two years relevant experience.
Preferred
Significant coursework, bachelor’s degree or second advanced degree in related fields. Life Sciences background preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Required
Understanding of current and emerging trends in the assigned subject areas and in academic librarianship.
Demonstrated experience with reference, instruction and collection development in science disciplines.
Demonstrated experience with or demonstrated aptitude for working effectively and creatively with faculty and students.
Subject background in assigned disciplines demonstrated through academic degrees, course work, or substantive experience.
Preferred
Experience in life sciences librarianship.
Experience or aptitude for developing new teaching or research-based programs and services in the assigned disciplines with appeals to diverse audiences.
Experience with designing measures and assessments to
determine value, experience with a variety of assessment tools.
Familiarity with Semantic Web technologies and major collections in assigned disciplines or other related fields (e.g., scholarly journals, databases, digital libraries, and other resources).
Knowledge of data management planning and/or data curation, visualization, scholarly communications, and open access tools.
One year of experience in an academic research library.
Evidence of teaching/instruction experience.
Evidence of ability to meet promotion and permanent status
requirements of the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries.
For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.
Teleworking eligible according to University of Maryland Libraries guidelines.

Eight Positions: Maryland

Position: Assistant Director of Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM)
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Science and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: Under a five-year cooperative agreement (2021 – 2026) with the National Library of Medicine, the HSHSL serves as the headquarters for the NNLM Web Services Office (NWSO). NWSO is responsible for developing and maintaining reliable Web services for NNLM in compliance with the US Department of Health & Human Services information policies. The Assistant Director of NWSO is responsible for leadership and development of NNLM web projects and the infrastructure that supports them. Reporting to the Executive Director of NWSO, the Assistant Director of NWSO provides oversight and leadership of the NWSO staff, including a web developer and a senior web developer. In collaboration with staff and the Executive Director, the Assistant Director of NWSO will support Drupal and WordPress websites, a Moodle Learning Management System, and several additional related systems. Previous management experience is desirable but not necessary.
Responsibilities: Oversee, plan, and develop the knowledge infrastructure, tools, and digital resources supporting NWSO and the NNLM. Provide day-to-day operational support and track progress for NWSO’s ongoing projects. Maintain an open dialog with stakeholders – including NNLM, RMLs, Offices, and Centers – regarding the development of infrastructure and services. Supervise NWSO staff including a Web Developer and a Senior Web Developer, setting goals consistent with NNLM and HSHSL goals and initiatives. Conduct periodic training and feedback sessions for stakeholders for NWSO provided resources and tools. Respond to incoming support requests concerning NNLM technologies and
troubleshoot issues. Balance technology needs of the NNLM with available budgets. Identify software to be used by RML, Office, and Center staff and assist them with selection and implementation of appropriate emerging technologies. Coordinate archiving of NNLM data and systems architecture. Oversee NNLM Web Working Group. In collaboration with the NWSO Executive Director, provide strategic direction for NWSO initiatives. Professional participation through presentations or publications regarding innovative library applications for practice or programs in health sciences libraries.
Requirements: Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent advanced degree; Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible library experience. Strong service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multicultural community; Experience working in technology support and/or development; Good communication (public speaking and writing) and interpersonal skills. Familiarity and experience working with Content Management Systems such as Drupal; Familiarity with Learning Management Systems such as Moodle
Preferred: Ability to develop, articulate, and advocate a vision for applications and knowledge-based systems and the resources needed to support them in a team setting. Demonstrated project management experience. Experience developing and supporting database driven applications; Experience managing and developing staff. Demonstrated teaching and training experience. Knowledge of technology applications and trends in health sciences libraries. Comfort with change and experience in change management.
Salary Range: Minimum Salary: $80,000, commensurate with experience
Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Include the following documents as part of the application package: A resume or curriculum vitae; Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity. On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this
does not need to be notarized. For more information, visit our website
at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu.
Special Requests:
Closing Date: N/A

Position: Data Services Librarian
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to provide robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students. This dynamic librarian advances the Library’s efforts in data sharing and in research data management, discovery, and access. The Data Services Librarian is a member of the Data and Bioinformation Services Department. They will join a data services librarian and bioinformationist to become a core member of the Library’s Center for Data and
Bioinformation Services (CDABS). The librarian also collaborates with faculty and staff within the HSHSL and with partners throughout the University. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Research and Information Services.
Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Background or experience indicating an ability to become proficient with quantitative or qualitative research tools. Knowledge of the research data lifecycle and data management and sharing best practices. Familiarity with appropriate data repositories and public data sets. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated strong service orientation and skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
PREFERRED: Experience with using a variety of data analysis, visualization, and mapping tools. Experience with conducting quantitative or qualitative research and data analysis. Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library. Familiarity with data curation and preservation practices; Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty and students.
Salary Range: SALARY: $55,000, minimum – commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. A complete application package must include: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae; 2) three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; 3) a cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a statement describing the applicant’s experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in their work; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UMB’s commitment to diversity. 4) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized. For more
information, visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or
email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu.
Special Requests:
Closing Date: N/A

Position: Emerging Technologies Librarian
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Emerging Technologies Librarian serves as the primary support person for all aspects of the daily operation of the HS/HSL Innovation Space from technical to educational. This librarian is responsible for monitoring and evaluating emerging technologies and tools relevant to teaching, learning, and research activities in health sciences and plays a lead role in disseminating the knowledge of those emerging technologies university-wide through various educational programs and outreach initiatives. As a member of the CATS team, the Emerging Technologies Librarian also participates in CATS projects as needed, creates and updates support documentation, instructional
materials, and software/hardware inventories as needed for CATS projects. This position also assists in technology project management as needed.
Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library and information science; Familiarity with Web standards, relational databases, Web usability, and UX studies; Strong interest in and aptitude for technologies relevant to health sciences education and library services; Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills; Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and instruction to groups; Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team; Commitment to self-directed learning for continuous professional development in technology skills and librarianship; Engage actively in committees within the HSHSL, the University, and professional organizations.
Preferred Qualifications-Work experience in academic libraries; Experience developing training materials and delivering instruction; Working knowledge in using a 3D printer/scanner, 3D modeling software, and lendable technology. Experience in data visualization and related tools Experience in conducting usability testing and UX studies; Experience in PHP or other server-side programming languages such as Python or Ruby; Experience with project management.
Salary Range: SALARY: $55,000 minimum – commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
Application Process: For more information, visit our website at:
http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu.
Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Include the following documents as part of the application package: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae; 2) three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; 3) a cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a statement describing the applicant’s experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in their work; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UMB’s commitment to diversity. 4) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit
stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized.
Special Requests: Closing Date: N/A

Position: Head, Resource Development
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Science and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking faculty librarian to head the Resource Development department. They provide vision and leadership for the ongoing development and management of the UMB Digital Archive and the UMB Data Catalog. As a key member of the Resource Development and Access Division’s management team, this faculty librarian collaborates with faculty and staff within the HSHSL, with stakeholders throughout the University as well as local, regional and national entities. They participate in divisional projects, decision-making, and strategic planning, serve on library-wide committees/task forces, and are expected to be active in the library profession, networking with colleagues at regional and national levels. They demonstrate the ability to build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.
Responsibilities Sets vision and strategies for short and long-term development; Implements and oversees all aspects of development and maintenance; Oversees content organization, presentation, digitization, and accessibility; Works with vendors to troubleshoot issues and incorporate new functionalities; Actively solicits content from various organizations on campus; Collects and evaluates datasets for cataloging from researchers and public repositories; Ensures copyright laws and open access policies are followed; Works with Metadata Management Department in metadata design and creation; Evaluates usage through data analysis and surveys Prepares and presents clear, concise statistical and narrative reports; Promotes services to the UMB community
Requirements: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution; Minimum three years of post MLS/MLIS professional library experience; Strong visionary leadership in the areas of responsibility; Demonstrate a mindset to seek continuous innovation as well as hands-on implementation skills; Strong project management skills; Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Experience with metadata design and creation; Ability to mentor and motivate others; Ability to work independently and as part of a team; Excellent customer service skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Preferred: Minimum of two years supervisory experience; Experience in all aspects of the development and management of a digital repository; Experience in migrating digital repositories.
Salary Range: $65,000 minimum, commensurate with experience.
Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. A complete application package must include A resume or curriculum vitae; Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100-word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity. Employment – HSHSL (umaryland.edu) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this
does not need to be notarized.
Special Requests: Closing Date: N/A

Position: Research and Education Librarian
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Research and Education Librarian is a member of an exceptional team responsible for advancing the library’s research support and educational goals. The HSHSL serves the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and the graduate school. The faculty librarian in this position will serve as liaison to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD). The successful candidate will assist students, faculty, and staff in the areas of research support, evidence-based practice, information literacy, and scholarly communication. They collaborate with the eight-member Research and Education Services (RES) department and colleagues Library-wide to develop and deliver innovative programs and services. In addition to advancing HSHSL and UMSOD priorities, they engage with the University community and participate in professional and scholarly activities.
Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Demonstrated experience working in a service position, either in a library or other setting. Experience in database searching, including familiarity with health sciences databases. Training or experience in teaching to groups, either virtually or in-person. Experience working both in teams and independently. Excellent communication skills.
PREFERRED: Public service experience in an academic or health sciences library environment. Experience teaching online or in-person to a range of audiences, including faculty, students, and clinicians. Evidence of professional involvement, service, and/or scholarly activities.
Salary Range: SALARY: $55,000. minimum, commensurate with experience. This is a permanent status eligible, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position
Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Include the following documents as part of the application package: A resume or curriculum vitae; Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity. On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this does not need to be notarized. For more information, visit our website at:
http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or email jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu.
Special Requests:
Closing Date: N/A

Position: Research and Education Librarian for ICTR
Location: University of Maryland Baltimore, Health Sciences and Human Services Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Research and Education Librarian to be embedded in the UMB’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR). The UMB ICTR is a clinical and translational research initiative providing the administrative home for translational science partnerships at UMB, across the University System of Maryland (USM), and the joint UMB/Johns Hopkins (JHU) NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). This Research and Education Librarian position has four primary areas of responsibility: Participate in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a faculty profile system. Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the impact of the ICTR. Reports/data visualizations generated from these activities will be shared with various stakeholders. Develop tools linking faculty and staff to content experts and core resources. Provide research and instruction services. To provide a range of services supporting the UMB ICTR, this faculty librarian will collaborate with experts within the HSHSL and potentially with external colleagues and in the CTSA national network. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/ and about the ICTR, visit https://www.umaryland.edu/ictr/.
Requirements: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program. Two years of experience related to position responsibilities. Experience designing instructional services. Experience delivering presentations. Experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed and Scopus. Experience in program evaluation. Demonstrated evidence of successful project management. Demonstrated service orientation and skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.
PREFERRED: Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library. Knowledge of faculty profiles systems. Experience in using citation metrics tools. Experience with tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, R, or Python.
Salary Range: $55,000 minimum, commensurate with experience. This is a permanent status-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position.
Application Process: Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Include the following documents as part of the application package: A resume or curriculum vitae. Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email. A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity,
diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity. On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this
does not need to be notarized.
For more information, visit our website
at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or
email mailto:jobs@hshsl.umaryland.edu.
Special Requests: Closing Date: N/A

Position: Collection Development Manager
Location: Carroll County Public Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is responsible for development and maintenance of the library’s collections, ensuring that they are balanced, diverse, and accessible. Oversees the operations of the Materials and Technical Services departments, including systemwide collection development and maintenance, selection, ordering, and cataloging of all materials, oversight of the materials and technical services budget; supervises assigned staff; performs 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.
Requirements:

  1. Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program;
  2. Five (5) years’ experience in a library environment including responsibility for collection development;
    and,
  3. Three (3) years supervisory experience.
    Salary Range: $74,158 annually plus benefits. 37.5 hours per week
    Application Process: To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library and the
    position, please visit our website https://library.carr.org/careers/careers.aspx. Online applications must
    be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 28, 2022.
    Special Requests:
    Closing Date: 10/28/2022

Position: Technical Services Supervisor
Location: Carroll County Public Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: At Carroll County Public Library, superior customer service is core to everything we do. This position, located in our administration offices in New Windsor, 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. Under the direction of the Collection Development Manager, you will oversee and manage the efficient operations and activities of the Technical Services Department; supervise assigned staff; serve as head cataloger, and perform other
duties as assigned.
Requirements: Required Education/Experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and two (2) or
    more years professional cataloging experience; and,
  2. Two or more years of supervisory experience; or,
  3. Equivalent Degree and six (6) or more years professional cataloging experience; and,
  4. Two or more years of supervisory experience.
    Salary Range: $57,934 annually plus benefits; 37.5 hours per week.
    Application Process: To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library and the
    position, please visit our website https://library.carr.org/careers/careers.aspx .
    Online applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 28, 2022.
    Special Requests:
    Closing Date: 10/28/2022

Seven Positions: Maryland and Delaware

Position: Librarian (Collection Management & Acquistions)
Location: Naval Academy
Salary: $74,950 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS. https://www.usajobs.gov/job/681992600

Summary

You will serve as a LIBRARIAN (COLLECTION MANAGEMENT & ACQUISITIONS) in the NIMITZ LIBRARY of the NAVAL ACADEMY.

Duties

You will develop and maintain a collection of materials so the library is current.
You will develop plans for library acquisitions, audiovisuals, and collection organization to enhance the library resources program.
You will manage projects and guide staff to successfully complete work.
You will study problems or processes to provide input on potential solutions and implements corrective actions.

Position: Library Technician (Technical Services)
Location: Air Force District of Washington

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position will be assigned to the library on Andrews AFB. This is a flexible position with no benefits.

Duties

Is responsible for all technical service operations. Assists in the training of new library aids and technicians on technical service tasks. Independently performs acquisition duties by implementing established procedures for technical services functions. Prepares, verifies, and processes all procurement purchase requests in accordance with AF Library and Information System procurement guidelines, regulations, general library philosophies, and funds procedures for various funding sources as directed by the supervisory librarian. Collects bibliographic data for ordering library materials. Using established procedures, renews subscriptions. Monitors receipt of all items purchased and routinely follows up on outstanding orders. Reports purchasing/delivery discrepancies to senior technician. Recommends titles for possible inclusion in the collection. Performs copy cataloging to meet specific library requirements. Uses automated cataloging resources such as OCLC and MARCIVE to obtain and modify catalog records for new library materials in a variety of formats. Downloads cataloging data for materials into the on-line public access catalog system to make the records accessible to library users. Ensures catalog records are accurate and current. Maintains name, series, and subject authority control records. Using established procedures, prepares library materials in a variety of formats for use by library customers. Logs in periodicals and checks for missing issues. Assists in the annual inventory of library materials. Using established procedures, prepares materials for disposal via excess lists or DRMO and prepares appropriate paperwork. Monitors and maintains stock levels of office and specialized library supplies. Assists in providing ready reference services to library customers. Refers difficult reference questions to the senior technician or librarian. Assists library users with library equipment. Performs routine clerical tasks. Uses varied and advanced functions of word processing software to prepare, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other text documents. Receives and transmits electronic mail and attachments. Assists at the circulation desk as needed. Refers unusual or complex problems concerning work processes to the appropriate staff member. Performs other related duties as assigned.

If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11673861

Position: Biomedical Librarian
Location: National Institutes of Health
Salary: $61,947 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Join the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Library to enjoy local remote telework from Bethesda, MD as an information consultant and library instructor for NIH and Health and Human Services (HHS) researchers and policymakers. Specialize in services like scholarly communication, data services, bibliometrics, drug information, and/or evidence synthesis. Collaborate to develop and deliver quality information services to 27 NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices, plus HHS groups working to enhance public health and advance science. View this Introduction to the NIH Library.

If you have experience providing information services and instruction in a clinical or biomedical research setting and want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library team. These opportunities will be available on USAJOBS.gov for ten calendar days in October. The application period reflects the NIH’s effort to hire talented people quickly.

The NIH is the world’s largest medical research facility, and we are seeking applications from exceptional candidates for two Biomedical Librarian positions at the NIH Library (Office of Research Services, Division of Library Services):

Librarian (Biomedical) GS-1410-9/11/12 FPL 13 announcement; dates: 10/14/2022-10/24/2022

Merit announcement: # NIH-ORS-MP-23-11668300 and link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/681720600

DE announcement: # NIH-ORS-DE-23-11668256 and link: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/681698500

  • Serves as an expert information advisor and consultant to NIH and HHS customers.
  • Consults and collaborates with researchers, clinicians, and staff to aid them in locating, accessing, identifying, and managing information.
  • Utilizes a range of biomedical information resources and databases to provide information to researchers, clinicians, and staff.
  • Develops and provides a program of instruction in areas such as the use of analytical tools, scholarly resources, and library resources.
  • Provides advice and consultation to researchers, clinicians, and staff in using library products and services.
  • Performs outreach across NIH and HHS to understand users’ information needs and markets library services and resources that meet those needs.
  • Consults with research librarians, researchers, clinicians, and peer groups within and outside NIH and HHS to keep abreast of developments, new methods, and search techniques in the area of specialty, information science and biomedicine.
  • If you are selected at the GS-9, or GS-11, you will essentially perform the same duties as those described above, however, duties are less complex and will be performed under closer supervision with more detailed guidance.
  • For more information on the NIH Library, visit https://www.nihlibrary.nih.gov/.

A full package of Civil Service benefits is available including retirement, health and life insurance, long-term care insurance, leave, and a 401k equivalent savings plan.

This position is subject to a background investigation.

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs.

Position: Library Associate – Special Collections University Archives
Location: Towson University

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

Towson University (TU) is one of the nation’s top 100 public universities. Located north of Baltimore, TU currently enrolls over 22,000 students and is the second-largest university in the prestigious University System of Maryland. Towson University values diversity and fosters a climate that is grounded in respect and inclusion to cultivate the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community.

This position works as part of the team that cares for, manages, and promotes Towson University’s Special Collections and University Archives by providing access to records of enduring value. Under the leadership of the Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA), this position cultivates outward-facing relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and independent scholars by assisting with and/or conducting research to fulfill reference questions, engaging in a range of outreach activities, and increasing the discoverability of and access to historic, manuscript, and archival research materials via digitization, metadata creation, and digital preservation strategies.

Responsibilities and Duties

Assist with the web archiving program using Archive-It and Conifer software. Ingest and create metadata for born digital and digitized material into our digital collections platform, Quartex. Assist with the preservation of physical and digital collections materials. Digitize documents, photographs, and other materials. Assist with developing and maintaining digital collections landing pages, digital exhibits, social media posts, and other web content. Provide direction to student assistants working on digitization projects. Participate in outreach efforts for SCUA, including exhibits, displays, presentations, events, and web features. Collaborate with SCUA colleagues to develop digital components of exhibits and displays. Participate in the preparation of materials for SCUA instruction sessions in collaboration with departmental staff. Responsible for submission aspects of the institutional repository MD-SOAR. Reformatting published materials from their published version to their pre-published version. Cleaning up accessibility errors/warnings in submitted files. Upload content and enter metadata for submissions.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • One year of experience in a library setting or similar environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and user satisfaction.
  • Initiative, energy, enthusiasm, and commitment to supporting the academic and research needs of students, faculty, and staff of the University and external scholars.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the value and importance of the use of primary sources in research and education.
  • Strong attention to detail; analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to synthesize information into a broad context.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with departmental staff.
  • Ability to exercise discretion when working with sensitive or private information in keeping with state and federal guidelines.
  • Flexibility in a changing technological environment.

Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, please click here . TU also offers a variety of great perks and discounts, which can be found here .

If you are motivated, innovative and team-oriented, we would love to hear from you.
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume with your online application.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days.

The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and neighbors has been our top priority and the focus of every one of our decisions since the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the University System of Maryland (USM) has strongly encouraged full COVID vaccination and up-to-date booster shots (when eligible) for all faculty, staff, and students at all schools in the USM as both a reasonable and necessary means of protecting our health and safety.

Position: Senior Assistant Branch Manager Adult Services
Location: Harford County Public Library

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

Position Summary:

The Senior Assistant Branch Manager assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the assigned branch designated as a Level II due to collection size, special collections and services, number of branch staff, and customer traffic. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration, providing equal and free access to information, programs and education.

Essential Duties:

  • Assists with overall branch management and oversees branch activities and personnel in the absence of the Branch Manager;
  • Provides reference and readers advisory services to the public;
  • Ensures appropriate transfer of training and information sharing activities have been developed and implemented for reference staff having attended training or staff development activities;
  • Assists in the development of branch staff schedules and, in conjunction with the Branch Manager, to meet customer and budgetary needs;
  • Oversees, plans and implements adult services;
  • Oversees budgets and purchasing for specific branch departments and line items;
  • Works the informational desks in the Adult department;
  • Prepares reports as directed;
  • Coordinates and leads the system-wide Library Information Services Training (LIST) for new reference staff;
  • Provides assistance and training on electronic resources to staff and patrons;
  • Provides oversight for special services, departments, collections and resources;
  • Performs collection maintenance activities, including weeding and assessment; keeping collections up to date; and ordering items;
  • Takes a leadership role in implementing changes and in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the library;
  • Provides troubleshooting for any building or staff issues to ensure public and staff safety;
  • Keeps abreast of new trends and changes within public libraries

Supervision Functions:

  • Serves as a hiring manager and supervises reference staff, reference substitutes, hourly staff and volunteers as assigned;
  • Oversees the training of staff and volunteers, as assigned;
  • Administers the Performance Recognition System (PRS), the librarys performance evaluation system, in accordance with published guidelines;
  • Approves annual leave and checks and tabulates timesheets for assigned staff;
  • Prepares monthly reports, meeting agendas, and schedules;
  • Interprets and implements system-wide policies and procedures;
  • Ensures staff receive and understand the system and department communications via written or electronic format or in-person meetings;
  • May act as supervisor of a team or workgroup and/or may supervise volunteers.

Standard Functions:

  • Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested;
  • Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives;
  • Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise;
  • Is dependable and punctual;
  • Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service;
  • Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Librarys Policies and Procedures Manual;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution, required (Note: will consider applicants who will complete such program within six months from date of application.);
  • Ability to obtain State of Maryland certification as a Professional Librarian within six months of hire;
  • Three or more years of related professional library experience, including direct information service and training of customers and staff on the use of computers, databases, preferably in public library;
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience;
  • Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours;
  • Ability to travel to branch/outside locations is required;
  • Valid drivers license with no more than three points;
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a favorable criminal background report.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to gain advanced knowledge of Harford County Public Library policies and procedures;
  • Ability to act as a representative of Harford County Public Library to the public;
  • Extensive knowledge of branch practices and procedures;
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of training methods and technologies;
  • Thorough understanding of the relationship of the facets of childrens, teens and adult services and the concepts necessary to develop strong cross services relationships;
  • Expert knowledge of relevant electronic resources, including the Internet and databases;
  • Knowledge of technology to include 3D printers, robotics, coding, virtual and augmented reality, green screens and relevant software packages;
  • Ability to engage with customers in a diplomatic and empathetic manner;
  • Ability to effectively coordinate, supervise, train and communicate with other staff members;
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other professionals;
  • Ability to develop and implement programs in childrens, teens and adult services
  • Extensive knowledge of modern research techniques;
  • Ability to keep relevant parties informed of all major issues and programs and to recommend changes as appropriate;
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records;
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask;
  • Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines;
  • Ability to be adaptable, flexible and patient with customers and staff;
  • Strong supervisory and managerial skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Work Environment:

  • Work requires occasional physical effort in the handling of light materials, up to 30 pounds, in a non-strenuous work environment. For example, set up and takedown of tables, chairs or other equipment for meetings or events, pushing/pulling of library carts;
  • Environment includes moderate noises (i.e. an office with conversations, photocopiers, and/or computer printers);
  • Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time;
  • Requires sitting and use of computer and keyboard for extended periods of time;
  • Observes safe workplace practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques, and following fire regulations;
  • Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less;
  • Precise hand-eye coordination with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to the Senior Branch Manager. Does supervise staff. May supervise volunteers.

Work Week:

Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.

In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Librarys Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organizations needs.

This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.

Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only at www.HCPLonline.org . Review vacancy announcement and requirements, under Library Jobs tab. A resume is required for this position; however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the online employment application. Please do not state “refer to resume” on the application. HCPL is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an EOE.

Position: Director of the Legal Information Center
Location: Delaware Law School

Widener University Delaware Law School in Wilmington, Delaware, seeks to hire a Director of the Legal Information Center (LIC) to begin July 1, 2023. In collaboration with LIC staff, law school faculty and staff, and the broader university community, the Director oversees operations, personnel, strategic planning, external relations, technology and other initiatives, and budget, and informs curricular matters associated with legal research as one of the intellectual and research centers of the Law School.

The Director would maintain the rank of tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Law, with equal expectations to teach one course per academic year as well as be a full faculty participant in faculty governance and professional service. Promotion and/or tenure is based on meeting institutional standards for teaching, scholarship, and service.
For more information and to apply, please see: https://careers.widener.edu/en-us/job/492931

Position: Technical Services Librarian
Location: Delaware Law School

Widener University invites applications for an engaged and experienced librarian to be our Technical Services Librarian for Widener University Delaware Law School. Reporting to the Director of the Library, this role provides support to the Delaware Legal Information Center.

The Technical Services Librarian is responsible for all aspects of Technical Services administration, including acquisitions, cataloging, e-resource management, and serials check-in. The Technical Services Librarian maintains the accuracy and integrity of bibliographic and authority records in the online catalog, performs original and copy cataloging when needed. The ideal Technical Services librarian will also have some knowledge of library systems.
For more information and to apply, please see: https://careers.widener.edu/en-us/job/492934

Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Area Director
Location: Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Salary: $89,504-$95,700

Originally posted on ALA JobList.

Description
Have your years of public service experience and your supervisory experience prepared you for a senior management position? Bring your gifts to our team! This librarian will serve on the Library’s leadership team while using knowledge of library operations to effectively manage operations and activities of an assigned group of library locations.
At the direction of the Chief Operating Officer for Public Services, the Area Director provides operational, strategic, and administrative leadership to an assigned group of library locations to successfully meet the Library system’s goals and objectives. They work collaboratively with their branch staff, supervisors, and PGCMLS departments to ensure the provision of high-quality, customer-focused library services and effective allocation of resources for their library locations. In collaboration with and in support of administrative staff, they advise, recommend, develop, plan for and implement public service procedures, policies, organizational initiatives, and strategic priorities. They serve as a managerial representative of the Library, supervise personnel, and may represent PGCMLS through active involvement with external committees and partners.
Essential Functions:
Ensures and facilitates the delivery of high-quality, customer-focused services, and assists in ensuring the Library’s services appropriately meet the needs of the community, organizational goals, and objectives.
Guides and supports branch supervisors and staff in developing, coordinating, and implementing branch and system goals.
Performs professional and administrative duties in planning, implementing, directing, and evaluating customer-focused library services.
Plans, coordinates, and manages operations and activities of an assigned group of library locations.
Manages and supervises direct reports; monitors and evaluates job performance; oversees staff training and development; mentors and counsels staff in the supervisory line; facilitates regular meetings with direct reports and other key staff.
Provides key input to guide, develop, plan for and implement public service procedures, policies, budgets, organizational initiatives, and strategic priorities.
Builds collaborative relationships with professionals and staff in a highly collegial, interdisciplinary, and collective bargaining environment based on customer-first initiatives.
Maintains an area budget to support branch-directed programming and ensures all allocated resources are used effectively.
Conducts analyses in relation to branch and community service requirements; oversees the maintenance and development of branch library collections; ensures collection materials appropriately meet the customers’ needs in each library location.
Represents the Library to and interacts with community groups, outside organizations, and the public; accurately communicates, builds, and maintains productive community partnerships.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Visit us online for more information: http://www.pgcmls.info.
Requirements
Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA)-accredited program required.
A minimum of five years of experience in diverse phases of public library services which includes at least four years of branch supervisory experience required.
Maryland Professional Public Librarian certificate required within six-months of hire.
Thorough knowledge of established library practices and procedures as well as of public library operations, programs, and services.
Knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of public library services, customer service, technology, information services, adult services, and youth services as assigned.
Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Ability to oversee and lead the continued development of public service initiatives.
Strong written and verbal communication as well as customer service skills.
Strong organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently in a variety of situations and be flexible and adaptable to change.
Ability to analyze data, processes, and procedures and develop meaningful reports and recommendations based on the analysis that will improve service and staff efficiency.

Position: Librarian Supervisor II, Children’s
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $74,943

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: The Pratt Library is in search of an energetic, creative and passionate leader to serve
as the department manager for the Children’s Department.
This is a management position under the direction of the Chief of the State Library Resource Center
(SLRC) in programmatic collaboration with the Library’s Children’s Services Coordinator. This position
serves a local and statewide customer base.
Management Responsibilities: Assuring excellent customer service with adherence to the Library’s
mission; Ability to design and implement relevant children’s programming and outreach to a broad,
diverse statewide customer base; Develop relevant training for local and statewide public library staffs;
Function effectively and collaboratively as a member of the SLRC management team; Planning and
project management related to the Library’s and the State Library Resource Center’s Strategic Plan;
Supervision and evaluation of Children’s Department staff and programs
Core Skills: Application of existing and emerging technologies and their role in children’s services;
Awareness of trends in children’s service and 21st century learning skills; Confident presentation skills
on all age levels with the emphasis for children; Flexibility and collaboration looking beyond tradition;
Knowledge of trends and criteria of children’s materials in all formats; Understanding the role of
information literacy encompassing all related areas; Writing for the web
Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university and
experience in developing programs for children. This position also requires two (2) years of
demonstrated, successful, and increasingly responsible planning, programming, and supervisory
experience in a public library setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The successful candidate must possess excellent written and
verbal communication skills and the proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced
environment. The successful candidate must have the ability to travel in Maryland with personal
transportation. The Librarian Supervisor II must have the ability work in concert with Library
administrative staff, the Chief of SLRC and other Maryland State public libraries. The Manager will be
expected to maintain an atmosphere of confidentiality as required. Demonstrated knowledge and
experience with automated systems and the Microsoft software suite is required.
Salary Range: $74,943
Application Process: https://tinyurl.com/Librarian-Sup-II-Childrens
Special Requests:
Closing Date: Open until filled

Position: Teen Services Supervisor II
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries, C. Burr Artz Public Library

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Responsibilities: Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries! We
are seeking a creative, energetic, and visionary Teen’s Supervisor for our C. Burr Artz Public
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 all customers (emphasis on teen services and programs) are 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 given to teen services
staff; supervision is received from the Assistant Branch Administrator.
Requirements: Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an American Library Association accredited
program
-Minimum 3 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 2
years working with Teens (6th-12th Grade)
-Minimum 2 years of work experience in a supervisory and/or lead capacity role
-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
OR
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
-Minimum 5 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 2
years in working with Teens (6th-12th Grade)
-Minimum 2 years of work experience supervisory and/or lead capacity role
-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
Salary Range: Salary: $61,166.00-$73,999.00 Annually
NOTE: Above base salary pay will be considered on a case by case basis and will be determined based
upon the qualifications of the successful candidate.
Application Process: For complete job description and to apply go to http://www.Frederickcountymd.gov
Special Requests:
Closing Date: 4:00 pm October 14, 2022

One Position: Maryland

Position: Supervisory Archives Specialist
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary: $126,233 – $164,102

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. The incumbent serves as a Supervisory Archives Specialist for the community management staff in the Office of Innovation reporting to the Director of the Digital Partnerships and Outreach Division. The incumbent serves as the first-line supervisor to staff that are responsible for overseeing programs related to promoting the improvement and use of the National Archives Catalog and other NARA online platforms.

Duties

As a SUPERVISORY ARCHIVES SPECIALIST, you will:

  • Develop and monitor community engagement with NARA’s electronic and digitized holdings and performs measures in support of the overall goals and objectives of the Office of Innovation.
  • Provide direct supervision to program staff and coordinate their activities with those of Office of Innovation staff to ensure excellent customer relations and stakeholder relations.
  • Contribute to information technology systems development by analyzing and defining program requirements, communicating these requirements to systems developers, and coordinating deployment of information technology to supporting operations and customer services in the Office of Innovation program.
  • Develop marketing materials and promote initiatives to familiarize stakeholders and the public with the services provided by the Digital Partnerships and Outreach Division staff and the Office of Innovation.

Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Information Technology Librarian
Location: Mount St. Mary’s University

Originally posted on ALA Joblist.

Description
Mount St. Mary’s University seeks an innovative, collaborative, forward-thinking, and service-oriented professional to serve as its Information Technology Librarian. This individual will coordinate the development of technology applications that support library programs and services; identify emerging technologies and develop programs and best practices for the Phillips Library; and work collaboratively with library and University IT staff, faculty and students. The Information Technology Librarian collaborates with faculty and other librarians to enhance students research skills through instruction and reference services.

Requirements
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages the library’s integrated library system, including sub-systems for cataloging and resources discovery, inventory control, acquisitions, and interlibrary loan.
Manages and provides access to digital resources collections, including database products and licenses, user authentication software, and digital archives platform.
Manages technical data and account integrity for the library’s large collection of digital resources including constant direct contact with campus networking staff and vendor/content providers’ technical staff.
Manages the development and maintenance of the library’s website and reference platforms.
Provides instruction and reference services to both students and faculty.
Job Requirements: Education, Experience and Skills:
Required Experience/Qualifications:
MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA accredited program is required.
Demonstrated experience with integrated library systems and their applications.
Demonstrated enjoyment in working with the challenges of using technology applications to support library services.
Knowledge of current trends in digital library development, digitization standards and preservation, and digital rights management issues relating to digital materials.
Ability to work independently and effectively across organizational lines and in collaboration with a variety of individuals and groups to plan improvements and resolve problems.
Ability to learn and teach new technologies quickly, as well to effectively interact with others who possess a range of technological backgrounds.
Ability to provide training and instruction on processes to individuals or groups.
Excellent customer service skills with a commitment to customer service.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Effective communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as continued professional development.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:
Experience working with OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services and Springshare products.
Academic library experience.
Knowledge of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education.
Salary/Benefits
This is a full-time position with full benefits and annual, holiday and sick leave. The university offers a generous benefits package, including tuition remission for graduate and undergraduate classes at Mount St. Mary’s University, retirement program with a match as well as a generous paid time off schedule. Competitive salary commensurate to experience.
Other Duties:
The Information Technology Librarian leads the library’s digital initiatives in collaboration with librarians, faculty, and university administration.
Provides expertise in identifying, evaluating, and making recommendations concerning the use of new and emerging technologies that support the library’s mission.
Provides leadership and coordination for planning, implementing, and training for the adoption and integration of new technologies.
Evaluates user-side applications and their impact on information systems design and resource delivery.
Participates in regional and/or national professional activities to advance the development of digital library resources.
Develops, implements, and maintains digital services, workflows and policies throughout the library including any necessary troubleshooting.
Maintain library hardware in collaboration with university IT.
Coordinates library technology services with Mount’s Frederick campus.
Serves on the campus-wide Technology Advisory Committee and any other university ad hoc technology groups.

Position: Open Science/STEM Librarian
Location: University of Maryland Libraries
Salary: $54,000 – $64,000

Originally posted on SLA Careers.

Description
The University of Maryland Libraries are committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We support university and library efforts to create a more just campus environment, understanding the unique, interdisciplinary focus of libraries and archives as collectors and curators of the historical, literary, artistic, and scientific record. We provide collections, services, and programs that reflect the diversity of our community, heighten cultural awareness, and incorporate the histories, experiences, and expressions of those who have been historically marginalized and/or underrepresented. We work to ensure equitable access to our facilities, resources, and services.
NATURE OF WORK
Reporting to the Head of the STEM Library, the Open Science and STEM Librarian manages a combination of duties and expectations, with responsibilities in: Collections and Content, Reference and Research Consulting, Teaching, Learning and Literacies, Outreach and Engagement, and Scholarly Communications and Research Data Services. The incumbent’s subject assignment will be Life Sciences. Additionally, the STEM & Open Science Librarian will develop programs benefiting their communities to expand the Libraries’ research-related programs and services. Programming may focus on issues relevant to the STEM community in the following categories: information literacy, scholarly communication, GIS, Maker lab, etc. The STEM Library serves several colleges and schools, including the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the A. James Clark School of Engineering, School of Public Health, and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Along with other STEM and other subject librarians, the incumbent is in a key position to help the University of Maryland Libraries define a role for subject librarians that will allow the Libraries to be more closely integrated into the entire educational and research process at the University of Maryland. The STEM & Open Science librarian will help envision and shape new approaches to faculty/library relationships.
The incumbents are active members of the Research, Teaching, and Learning (RTL) department of the Research and Academic Services (RAS) division, contributing to departmental and divisional initiatives and leading specific projects in collaboration with colleagues and other units in the Libraries. The STEM & Open Science Librarian participates in developing and maintaining a departmental culture that is inclusive, equitable, diverse, customer-centered, and responsive to changes happening in academic libraries and higher education.
For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.
Teleworking eligible according to University of Maryland Libraries guidelines.

Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, skills, and abilities)
Required
Understanding of current and emerging trends in the assigned subject areas and in academic librarianship; knowledge of electronic resources and information technologies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to produce published scholarship.
Excellent attention to details and organizational skills.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently and in groups, to build and maintain relationships with partners and library staff; and the ability to provide exceptional services to a diverse clientele.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a just, equitable, and inclusive workplace evidenced through work experience, education, professional development, professional service and/or scholarship. Strong commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Preferred
Background or experience in life sciences.
Knowledge of relevant online resources and experience with bibliographic management tools.
Knowledge of data management planning and/or data curation, visualization, scholarly communications and open access tools.
Familiarity with Semantic Web technologies and major collections in life sciences or other STEM fields (e.g., scholarly journals, databases, digital libraries and other resources).
Evidence of teaching/instruction experience.
Evidence of ability to meet promotion and permanent status requirements of the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries.
EDUCATION
Required
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or a non-US equivalent by the start of employment, or an advanced degree with two years relevant experience.
Preferred
Significant coursework, bachelor’s degree or second advanced degree in related fields. Life Sciences background preferred.
EXPERIENCE
Required
Understanding of current and emerging trends in the assigned subject areas and in academic librarianship.
Demonstrated experience with reference, instruction and collection development in science disciplines.
Demonstrated experience with or demonstrated aptitude for working effectively and creatively with faculty and students.
Subject background in assigned disciplines demonstrated through academic degrees, course work, or substantive experience.
Preferred
Experience in life sciences librarianship.
Experience or aptitude for developing new teaching or research-based programs and services in the assigned disciplines with appeals to diverse audiences.
Experience with designing measures and assessments to
determine value, experience with a variety of assessment tools.
Familiarity with Semantic Web technologies and major collections in assigned disciplines or other related fields (e.g., scholarly journals, databases, digital libraries, and other resources).
Knowledge of data management planning and/or data curation, visualization, scholarly communications, and open access tools.
One year of experience in an academic research library.
Evidence of teaching/instruction experience.
Evidence of ability to meet promotion and permanent status
requirements of the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries.
For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.
Teleworking eligible according to University of Maryland Libraries guidelines.
FACULTY REQUIREMENTS
This position is appointed to Library Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. Library Faculty at the University of Maryland must demonstrate accomplishments and/or evidence of potential for future accomplishments in three areas: 1) librarianship, which includes the assigned area(s) of responsibility and professional development; 2) service, which includes participation in library, university, local, and national committees and professional organizations beyond the assigned area(s) of responsibility; and 3) research, scholarship, and/or creative activities, which includes self- directed inquiry and results dissemination to advance the state of the profession. Library faculty who are successful in meeting these criteria are awarded continuous employment in the form of Permanent Status. For additional information on faculty status at the University of Maryland Libraries, consult: https://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html
Vaccination Requirement
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.
Background Check Requirement
Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position. .
APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/100184 . No relocation assistance will be provided. An application consists of a cover letter, which includes the source of advertisement, a curriculum vitae, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Three Positions: Maryland

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

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. Incumbent serves as an Archives Technician in Research Services. Incumbent performs non-professional, quasi-professional and technical work that supports access to archival holdings and physical and intellectual control over records. The work encompasses reference, researcher assistance and other customer services, processing, accessioning, arranging, describing, preserving, and reformatting of records.

Duties

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.
  • Assist in accessioning and disposal of all record types under the guidance of an archivist or archives specialist.

Position: Librarian (Agriculture and Food Law)
Location: National Agricultural Library
Salary: $126,233 – $164,102

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is located in the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), National Agricultural Library (NAL), Information Products Division (IPD), Beltsville, MD.

In this position, you will direct the Agricultural Law Information Partnership program which supports the dissemination of objective, scholarly, and authoritative agricultural and food law research, and legal tools, and serve as a subject matter expert in agricultural and food law information.

Duties

  • Directs the development and operation of the Agricultural Law Information Partnership to provide a wide range of information products and services.
  • Identifies, develops, and sustains partnerships to promote access to objective, scholarly, and authoritative agricultural and food law research, legal tools, and information.
  • Keeps abreast of current legislative, regulatory, and adjudicatory developments, as well as new publications relating to assigned fields of law and law librarianship.
  • Develops policies and procedures relating to collection development and serves as the recommending and selection officer for United States federal and state legal and legislative materials.
  • Initiates, plans, coordinates, and completes all necessary tasks on special projects and programs, either as assigned or approved by the Associate Director for Information Products and the Leadership of NAL.

Position: Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer
Location: Howard County Library System
Salary: $93,445 – $163,857

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the President & CEO, you are an experienced, mission-driven, actionoriented champion of equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. You are a change agent responsible for the development and support of internal and community-facing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. You ensure community engagement efforts reach underserved and marginalized populations and are designed and delivered with cultural sensitivity and maximum effectiveness.

Key Qualities: You live the Five Pillars of our strategic plan: Customer Loyalty; Everyone a Leader; Thinking Outside the Box; Winning Teamwork; and Community Partnerships. You are an effective communicator; able to prepare, interpret, and present clear equity plans, policies, and reports.

Essential Functions: You understand the organizational and cultural landscape and partner with the President & CEO on all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to organizational culture, diversity, equity, and inclusion. You align and integrate a wide range of new and existing initiatives to support and promote HCLS’ DEI objectives through recruitment and retention, training and development, outreach, and collaboration. You manage HCLS’ Brave Voices Brave Choices initiative, leading internal teams and committees on internal and public training, classes, events, and collaborative community building. You collaborate across the organization and create strategies to codify HCLS’ strategic plan by applying a DEI lens to all policies, curriculum, and communications.

Requirements: Do you have what it takes? You hold a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development and Behavior, Peace and Conflict Studies, Psychology, Sociology, or other closely related field. You hold a master’s degree with a focus in Counseling, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Social Work, Organizational Development, or other closely related field preferred. You have five (5) years of related experience. Professional Diversity Certification is highly desirable. You have exceptional communication, interpersonal and relationship skills, excellence in writing, presentation development and delivery, and public speaking to varied audiences. You have knowledge and experience in developing and implementing programs and initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the community; you demonstrate an excellent command of contemporary diversity, equity, inclusion concepts, issues, and resources. You have the proven ability to develop and implement strategies that engage and mobilize diverse stakeholders. You have been an integral part of an organization’s success story. You have demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse groups. You have strong problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis, and to develop new processes and procedures in response to changing needs and system-wide goals. You maintain regular and predictable attendance. You have a current valid driver’s license.

Application Process: Click on link below to visit our website and apply! Chief-EDI Officer. https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/All/40de7fa2-99e6-4bdb-99f4-432eb0ad0d28/Howard-County-Library-System

One Position: Maryland

Position: Web Services Librarian
Location: Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library
Salary: $80,357

Purpose of Role:
Assists the Web Content Administrator in the management of the People’s Law Library (PLL) website. PLL, originally developed by Maryland public interest law groups and now managed by the Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library (TMSLL), is the Judiciary’s primary method of providing legal information and referral assistance to self-represented litigants.
Assists with technology development efforts, including upgrades to the content management platform, enhancements to accessibility, and web usability. The Web Services Librarian’s essential technology- related responsibilities include: developing directory and calendar optimizations to enhance delivery of material relevant to self-represented litigants; identifying and correcting coding errors within PLL pages; applying current accessibility standards and best practices to all site pages; coordinating with outside vendors on enhancements to content management systems; and working on other projects as directed.
Assists in ensuring that PLL delivers reliable, accurate, and relevant content to users. Essential responsibilities include: identifying out of date and incorrect site content and taking remedial action, as directed; ensuring that legal services directory information is accurate and categorized; and responding to patron questions and suggestions for site improvements.
Maintains and improves the TMSLL website. Essential responsibilities include: updating content; maintaining and evaluating website statistics; and assisting in selection and maintenance of future content management systems and internet domain name coordination.
Participates in the provision of reference and research assistance to all segments of the Library’s user population, as needed.

Education:Bachelor’s Degree
Experience:Two (2) years of related work experience which must include library or legal writing experience.
Note:Substitutes for the two years of experience may include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from a program that is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); a Master’s Degree in a computer-related field; or a Juris Doctor from a law school that is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA).
Preferred: Undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science, information systems, or library science. Spanish proficiency is preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
TECHNOLOGY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
MS Windows-based operating systems.
MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
Adobe Acrobat.
Experience with content management systems; expertise with Drupal 8 or 9, with associated modules, is strongly preferred.
Various graphics programs (Photoshop, GIMP, MS Publisher, Paint Shop Pro, etc.).
Knowledge of internet browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari).
Knowledge of web authoring tools and standards, and page design principles.
Knowledge of web programming in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or a similar language.
Knowledge of web design, including the use of content management systems.
Knowledge of website design and management.
Ability to keep abreast of web technology developments, particularly new developments in web content management systems.
Knowledge of web programming in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript or a similar language.
Knowledge and experience with the Drupal content management system is preferred.
LEGAL WRITING AND CLEAR WRITING
Knowledge of office software applications, such as word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, and e-mail.
Correct usage of business English, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
Understanding of how adults learn and retain information, especially in a web environment.
Capacity to develop and implement quality control mechanisms for website content and maintenance.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Ability to work independently and to pay close attention to detail.
Ability to establish priorities.
Ability to collect and analyze data for evaluation of websites.
REQUIRED SKILLS
Ability to read and understand court documents, legal publications, and complex instructions.
Ability to use required communication technologies.
Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to use a computer for extended periods of time.

Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Middle School Library Assistant
Location: Gilman School

Originally posted to the CUA Jobs group.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Walter Lord Library is the heart of the Middle School and serves as the premiere place for research instruction and support, as well as book recommendations. The Middle School community relies on the Library team to provide a wide range of support, inspiration, enrichment activities, and programming. Working with the Librarian, the Library Assistant will maintain a vibrant and welcoming space for students and support the Library’s mission to empower students to be critical thinkers, effective and ethical users and producers of ideas and information, and lifelong readers and learners. The Library program strives to help develop men of character and integrity who have the skills and ability to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live and work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programming:

  • Plan and organize all calendars related to Library programs
  • Craft and send all Library daily and weekly communication
  • Assist in planning Book Fair
  • Assist with special projects, programs, and clubs

Reading and Research Instruction:

  • Assist students and teachers with reader’s advisory and circulation
  • Locate, check out, and make available all items across libraries
  • Create and manage subject resource lists using Library catalog
  • Assist with MS Supplementary Reading Program

Library Space Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and help Middle School students and faculty while using the library, including early morning access to the library and afternoon study hall
  • Create material displays and educational bulletin boards
  • Monitor office and book repair supplies; order as needed

Collection Management Responsibilities:

  • Check-in, shelve items; process new books, examine materials and withdraw or repair as needed
  • Generate and distribute overdue notices; bill for lost library items
  • Assist in maintaining an organized and up-to-date catalog and circulation system
  • Track student and faculty book recommendations and create material order lists

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Technology experience: Library catalog systems, Google products, database management, graphic design software, and web searching
  • Self starter with initiative and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Team player
  • Previous library experience in a PK-12 school setting preferred

Position: Library Technician (Federal Library)
Location: Cadence Group

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interlibrary loan work, processing orders and sending materials to other libraries, tracking ILLs to make sure they are recorded and within the CONTU Guidelines
  • Track loaned and borrowed materials to insure timely return through Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Answer patron questions; provide orientation and support for in-processing patrons
  • Process library materials, including preparing and updating shelf lists
  • Identify and prepare library materials for binding
  • Provide integrated library system support
  • Perform basic literature searches as well as animal protocol searches
  • Scan micro-film, operate microfilm machine
  • Troubleshoot basic technology issues related to EndNote and Online Resources
  • Register staff for access to databases and other online services; organize routine training for staff members
  • Perform copy cataloging and original cataloging
  • Provide circulation and ready reference support
  • Prepare requisitions or other procurement documents for purchase of library materials
  • Prepare multi-media and/or paper-based presentations

REQUIREMENTS:

  • U.S. Citizenship mandatory
  • Must have 3 years specialized experience in a library that provides general knowledge of library rules, policies, and procedures for circulation and technical service including library systems, procedures, and theory (16 credits in library science may be substituted for specialized experience)
  • Must have experience or training that demonstrates knowledge of Integrated Library Systems (ILS), library applications, and other information technologies
  • Archival knowledge highly desired
  • Must be familiar with DOCLINE and OCLC WorldShare
  • Must be able to adapt quickly/change gears on a dime in a fast-paced and constantly changing work environment
  • An Associate Degree from recognized college or technical institute

Highly Desired:

  • Experience performing medical or scientific research
  • Experience with EOS integrated library system
  • Experience developing LibGuides
  • Experience working in a federal library

Cadence Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Supervisory Librarian
Location: National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services
Salary: $148,484 – $176,300

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJobs.

This position serves as the Director of the Division of Library Services (DLS), and exercises responsibility for leading, managing, and overseeing all aspects of DLS programs and services.
Duties
Exercises full technical responsibility for the planning, establishment, organization, development, coordination, and direction of an extensive biomedical library to support continually expanding research programs.
Coordinates library services with scientific information and communication programs conducted by other segments of HHS, other government agencies, scientific organizations and universities.
Manages and ensures the effective use of the resources of the DLS, and sets priorities and future direction for library services and collections.
Organizations and directs studies and demonstrations designed to explore various avenues of scientific communication and the dissemination of medical research findings.
Plans and implements staff development programs to assure employees have the knowledge, skills and abilities to meet the ever-changing information needs of NIH and HHS staff.
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship requirement or proof of being a U.S. National must be met by closing date.
Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service.
Position requires Education.
Qualifications
Qualification Requirements: In order to qualify for a Librarian, GS-1410 position, you must have:
A. successfully completed at least 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 in any field;
OR
B. a total of at least 5 years of combined college-level education, training, and/or experience. This education, training, and/or experience must have provided you with a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
In addition to the above basic requirements, to qualify for a Supervisory Librarian position at the GS-15 level, you must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: identifying vision and priorities by developing long-term, mid-term, and short-term goals and objectives for a Library organization; overseeing the development and management of projects, initiatives and products designed to meet the needs of library customers; making recommendations to library policies, programs, and services based on the information needs of the research community; developing and implementing education and outreach services for a research or scientific library; and providing leadership in the design, development, implementation, and on-going support of various library systems.
You will receive credit for all experience material to the position, including experience gained in religious, civic, welfare, service, and organizational activities, regardless of whether you received pay.
Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
Preview assessment questionnaire before you apply: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11543210
Education
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

Position: Technology Services Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks an enthusiastic problem-solver and collaborative Technology Librarian to support the academic missions of Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. This position manages the Library’s educational technologies, including the makerspace; chairs the LNDL’s website committee; collaboratively leads the Library’s digital scholarship program; and supports the technology needs of Library staff. The Technology Services Librarian is highly engaged with faculty and staff, creating partnerships and piloting new services that expand pedagogical support and develop a community of makers. This position will be supported by institutional relationships with the universities’ information technology (IT) departments and consortial relationships with the University System of Maryland & Affiliated Institutions (USMAI). The position reports to the Assistant Director of Research & Technology Services, supervises full-time staff and student assistants, and administers LNDL’s technology budget.
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 that have demonstrated experience fostering diverse, inclusive, and equitable libraries. The Technology Services Librarian will be committed to developing relationships within and outside LNDL to support student and faculty scholarship, creativity, and innovation.
Position Responsibilities
Manage Technology Services unit staff.
Engage with faculty to explore and implement creative uses of technology that enhance teaching, learning, and research.
Lead the acquisition of educational and operational technologies to support the needs of a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.
Manage Technology Services budget.
Compile statistics, analyze data, and prepare reports to inform decision making and enhance opportunities to communicate LNDL’s story to a broad range of audiences.
Work closely with the IT departments of both universities and outside partners to develop and maintain technological infrastructure and support future technology initiatives and digital services.
Promote services and resources and develop relationships with faculty as assigned.
Maintain and enhance professional skills through consistent and meaningful professional development activities.
Serve on LNDL and other committees 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 5,819 FTE that includes 4,529 FTE at Loyola and 1,290 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:
Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Technology Services Librarian” in the subject line to employment@loyolanotredamelibrary.org. Only complete applications will be considered.
Requirements
Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association (ALA) or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA;
Demonstrated interest in motivating and leading library or technology staff;
Demonstrated effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
Experience analyzing and adapting services, spaces, or technologies to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that continually enhances the user experience;
Proven ability to take initiative, prioritize work to meet deadlines, and work independently and collaboratively;
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and assess emerging trends;
Recent experience managing hardware and software;
Demonstrated commitment to professional development.
Preferred Qualifications:
Familiar with creating and/or advising digital scholarship projects using Omeka, WordPress, ArcGIS, or other web tools and platforms;
Familiarity with authentication and web security protocols such as EZproxy, OpenAthens, Shibboleth, LDAP, and SSL;
Familiar with HTML and web scripting languages;
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.

Position: Librarian II
Location: Johns Hopkins University

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Johns Hopkins University and Medicine is a world leader in advancing Biomedical research, specifically in translational and Data Sciences, and precision Medicine initiatives. With its top-ranked Health Sciences schools, affiliated hospitals and Health System, Hopkins is committed to setting the standard for excellence in education, clinical care and global engagement to improve human health. The Welch Medical Library is seeking a Librarian II to deliver and grow our deeply embedded library services. This individual will also contribute to the development of innovative solutions to emerging needs of the faculty, staff, and students of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI). The Librarian II will work as an information expert alongside faculty, staff, fellows, residents and students in several assigned departments in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and/or the Johns Hopkins Health System.
The successful applicant will be able to take advantage of a highly flexible work environment, build partnerships with user communities, and develop new services and curricula. They will also have a demonstrated track record of self-motivation, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, and a personal commitment to excellence and innovation. This individual will join the library’s Information’s team at the forefront of revitalizing the way information experts engage with the Hopkins’ academic community. The team is currently embedded in the Medical, Public Health and Nursing curricula and has targeted outreach in graduate medical education. The position reports to the Associate Director of Information’s Services.
Johns Hopkins University and the Welch Medical Library are actively committed to building and sustaining a community of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Welch Medical Library welcomes applications from underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates invested in creating and enriching an inclusive environment through their work and interactions.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide dedicated support to assigned Academic and Clinical departments to support the research life cycle.
Develop, implement, and promote educational programming, for in-person and online course-integrated instruction, orientations, and workshops.
Design and develop instructional materials, such as tutorials, LibGuides, and online curricular materials.
Contribute to the Library’s support of expert-level literature reviews, including systematic reviews, by participating in effective project consultations and research projects as appropriate.
Work collaboratively to conduct and present Library research based on services, education, and outreach developed in their role.
Provide direct assistance to users via email, and in-person and virtual consultation.
Work collaboratively and collegially with colleagues to support the Library’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Priorities
Serve on Library and departmental committees and/or task forces as appropriate.
Work on additional initiatives dependent on Library needs / candidate’s interest and expertise.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
MLS from an ALA-accredited Library school or an advanced related Degree.
Two years related experience.
Please include a cover letter with application.
*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Preferred Qualifications:
2 years of Professional Library experience working in an Academic Health Sciences or Biomedical Library or similar academic Library setting.
Conversant in information-related competencies in undergraduate and graduate Medical, Public Health, and Nursing education.
Demonstrated interest in Librarian involvement in systematic review process and methodology.
Creative approach to active adult learner engagement.
Demonstrated interest in using emerging technologies and software to create solutions that address the evolving information needs of a research enterprise.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Demonstrated abilities in teaching evidence-based practice to Health Professions learners.
Expert database searching and citation management skills.
High level of analytical skills.
Excellent presentation, instruction, communication, and relationship-building skills.
Classified Title: Librarian II
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PC
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: School of Medicine Campus
Department name: SOM Admin Welch Informationist Services
Personnel area: School of Medicine
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.

Position: Library Services Manager
Location: Anne Arundel Community College

Full vacancy announcement available on SLA Careers.

Description
Job Details
Title: Library Services Manager
Posted Date: 09/09/2022
Job Category: Hourly and Temporary
Position Status: Hourly/Temporary
Position Summary:
The Library Services Manager works out of the Correctional Education Library Headquarters office performing essential administrative duties to support the correctional librarians across the state. This position works collaboratively with the Supervisor of Correctional Libraries to ensure the provision of high-quality library services, operational continuity and efficiency, and to provide effective allocation of resources and materials to all libraries.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college’s excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Position duties will include:

  1. Gather monthly statistics from institutional libraries. Prepare and compile required reports and statistics.
  2. Complete Maryland DPSCS and Correctional Librarian training sessions.
  3. Coordinate selections, acquisition and distribution of library materials. Purchase other essential supplies and distribute to
    CE Libraries statewide.
  4. Coordinate donation program from organizations and public.
  5. Assist with updating of library performance standards.
  6. Provide substitute librarian services as needed.
    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required. (Library degree not required)
    • Library or customer service experience helpful.
    • Driver’s License, access to transportation.
    • Position work location will be 1100 N Eutaw St, Baltimore, MD 21201 and involves occasional travel to institutions in
    the Jessup region.
    • Basic math skills for purchasing, gathering and analyzing statistics.
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Ability to maintain friendly, enthusiastic and effective working relationships with staff across the region, work independently
    as part of a team and without direct supervision.
    • Must be able to pass background check to enter correctional institutions.
    Work Schedule:
    35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, Day Hours
    Required Documents:
    Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    As a condition of employment and in connection with your employment application process, Anne Arundel Community College shall conduct a background check on all candidates selected for employment. The information contained in such background reports shall be used for job relevant employment purposes. All offers of employment are contingent upon the favorable results of a background check screening.
    While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, we regret that we are unable to sponsor employment Visas for job applicants at this time.
    College Statement on Diversity
    Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning. AACC is committed to supporting and sustaining a diverse and inclusive educational environment with learning as our central mission. Diversity is not merely a goal but a value that is embedded throughout the institution in multiple areas including (but not limited to): learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in partnerships with the local and global community.
    •AACC is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

Position: Library Association I – Children’s
Location: Carroll County Public Library
Salary: $39,213

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association JobLine.

Responsibilities: Performs a variety of public services including programming, technology assistance,
information, and circulation duties to meet the needs of the community; works in the children’s
department under general supervision; performs other duties as assigned.
Carroll County Public Library highly encourages applicants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the
date of hire.
Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree; and
  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.
    Salary Range: $39,312 annually plus benefits. 35 hours per week; must be able to work day, evening
    and weekend hours, including Sundays.
    Application Process: To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library and the
    position, please visit our website https://library.carr.org/careers/careers.aspx. Online applications must
    be received by 11:59 pm on Friday, September 30, 2022
    Special Requests:
    Closing Date: 09/30/2022

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Senior Librarian/Branch Supervisor
Location: Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL)
Salary: $68,840 – $113,091

Originally posted on ALA Joblist.

Description
Information and application interface at this link –
https://mcpl.link/IRC55207
Are you an experienced librarian looking for new challenges in a stimulating and supportive environment? Join us to begin your next great adventure! We are offering an exciting opportunity for you to join Montgomery County Public Libraries on our journey to transform and provide excellent library services for the residents of Montgomery County.
If you excel in the areas of communication, staff development and training, customer service and want to work in an innovative and inclusive environment, this is the job for you. Our Senior Librarians supervise staff, serve as system trainers, and participate as members of planning and implementation workgroups.
Who we are:
We serve a diverse population of residents and communities from 20 physical branches. Our award-winning Outreach team strives to meet our customers where they are.
We have a strong virtual presence – on our website, in social media and through virtual programming.
We love to leverage the tried and true by experimenting with new things – like an open-source ILS.
At Montgomery County Public Libraries, we embrace and maintain an environment of inclusion, diversity, and respect for your coworkers and customers. Whether working directly with customers or behind the scenes, we are committed to service that aids in creating a more equitable and just society for all people.
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

Position: Librarian Children Services
Location: Harford County Public Library

Originally posted on SLA Careers.

Description
Position Summary:
The Librarian performs professional librarian services including reference services, reader’s advisory, computer support, technical instruction, location of materials, and general customer service. Performs basic supervisory responsibilities for hourly staff. Plans and presents programming. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.
Essential Duties:
Performs services within a branch, including but not limited to:
Assessing, evaluating, and weeding assigned collections;
Reviewing, selecting, and ordering materials in print and non-print formats;
Analyzing and interpreting statistical and community information as part of the selection process;
Managing assigned selection budgets by following established finance procedures;
Interpreting censorship and freedom of access issues as pertains to selection of materials for library customers;
Keeping abreast of publishing trends for materials;
Writing and compiling bibliographies and booklists;
Preparing and compiling required reports and statistics;
Mentoring professional and paraprofessional staff, as assigned.
Assists the public in the use of library resources, including computer catalogs, indexes, computerized search systems, and the Internet:
Performs in-depth reference searches and performing readers’ advisory services;
Plans, assembles, and arranges displays of materials to support popular topics;
Conducts library tours and orientations;
Provides information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services to customers;
Plans and executes programs for children, teens, and adults; coordinates special programs such as summer readings, story times, or holiday programs;
Moderates a book club.
Develops training tools and conducts staff training;
Plans, directs, or carries out special projects involving library promotion and outreach activities;
Improves library leadership skills through attending special workshops, classes, discussion groups, etc.
Performs reference and materials management activities in all service areas (A, J, YA) on a limited basis, as well as circulation activities;
May supervise hourly staff (part-time hourly and substitute).
Supervision Functions:
Supervises hourly reference staff, including reference substitutes, and other hourly staff or volunteers as assigned;
Recruits, selects, trains, and schedules staff and volunteers;
Administers the Performance Recognition System (PRS), the library’s performance evaluation system, in accordance with published guidelines;
Approves annual leave and checks and tabulates timesheets for assigned staff;
Prepares monthly reports, meeting agendas, and monthly schedules;
Interprets and implements system wide policies and procedures;
Schedules and facilitates department/team meetings;
Ensures staff receive and understand system and department communications via written or electronic format;
May act as supervisor of team or work group and/or may supervise volunteers.
Standard Functions:
Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested;
Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives;
Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise;
Is dependable and punctual;
Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service;
Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Library’s Policies and Procedures Manual;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
Master of Library Science degree from an accredited ALA institution.
State of Maryland Department of Education Professional Librarian Certification within six months of hire;
Experience in library setting, preferably public library;
Computer experience including reference databases and internet;
Ability to work day, evening, and weekend hours.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of reference and readers’ advisory services;
Ability to anticipate customer needs and respond to a variety of situations involving the public;
Ability to develop and implement programs for children’s, young adults and adult services;
Broad knowledge of the local community to assess needs and plan well-received programs.
Knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and database information retrieval;
Ability to operate and troubleshoot relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, current audio-visual equipment; and office machines;
Organizational and planning skills;
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
Basic math skills;
Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and patient with customers and staff;
Work Environment:
Work requires occasional physical effort in handling of light materials, up to 30 pounds, in non-strenuous work environment. For example, set up and take down of tables, chairs or other equipment for meetings or events, pushing/pulling of library carts.
Environment includes moderate noises (i.e. an office with conversations, photocopiers, and/or computer printers);
Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time.
Requires sitting and use of computer and keyboard for extended periods of time.
Observes safe work place practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques and following fire regulations.
Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less;
Precise hand-eye coordination with the ability to judge distance and space relationships.
Reporting Relationship:
This position reports to the Branch manager. May supervise other staff. May supervise volunteers.
Work Week: Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.
In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Library’s Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organization’s needs.
This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.
Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To Apply:
Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only at http://www.HCPLonline.org. Review vacancy announcement and requirements, under Library Jobs tab. A resume is required for this position; however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the online employment application. Please do not state “refer to resume” on the application. HCPL is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an EOE.

Position: Librarian, Adjunct Faculty
Location: Community College of Baltimore County

Originally posted on SLA Careers.

Description
Class Description
Provide reference service to students, faculty, staff, and the community. Provide library instruction to individuals and classes; and participate in collection development and collection maintenance efforts.
Minimum Requirements
M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an accredited ALA institution
Experience locating information using online research databases and other credible information sources.
Class Specific Essential Duties

  1. Staff reference desk, including opening, evening and Saturday hours
  2. Conduct reference interviews to determine information needs
  3. Choose sources appropriate to questions asked, assignment objectives and user’s level of expertise
  4. Effectively use and teach a variety of sources including print materials, online catalog, subscription databases, internet and Microsoft Office applications
  5. Maintain an open, friendly and professional attitude when handling multiple reference and information requests
  6. Collaborate with classroom faculty to plan library instruction sessions
  7. Teach principles of information literacy in library instruction sessions
  8. Instruct classes in the use of library resources
  9. Develop online and print teaching aids and handouts
  10. Participate in collection maintenance projects

Position: Children’s Resource and Program Specialist (Library Associate II)
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $40,896

Originally posted on MLA Job Line.

Vacancy Number: 2022-00997
Responsibilities: The Pratt Library is in search of a Children’s Resource and Program Specialist for our Herring Run, Walbrook, Washington Village, and Waverly locations. This individual will have exceptional experience and knowledge in the area of juvenile and children’s literature and programs. This position reports to the branch manager and includes traveling to branch locations; flexibility on work location is a must. The Enoch Pratt Free Library employees may be required to work in any branch in the library systems and can be moved from one branch to another as need dictates. Public service is a priority.
The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring division. Answer reference and information questions for patrons. Plan and implement book-talks, storytelling, and school programs for specific age-level customers. Perform reference and reader’s advisory services. Assist all customers with catalog, databases and other computer programs. Recommend material for purchase. Prepare special reports on age-level activities. Attend professional meetings, serve on committees and read professional literature. Maintain ongoing knowledge of age-level literature and developments in the field. Perform related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Fluency in other languages is desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of literature and programming trends, youth development, and related best practices in the provision of library services. Excellent customer service and communication skills with an eagerness to learn and use emerging technologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to resolve problems and conflict with diplomacy and discretion. Commitment to and understanding of effective community library service in an urban environment. Awareness of socio-economic conditions and trends affecting youth in urban areas. Ability to plan, stimulate and implement age-level programs. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and Saturdays.
Salary : $40,896.00 Annually
Application Process: For more information and to apply-Childrens Resource and Program Specialist
Special Requests: Open until filled. Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.
Position of Trust: Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Position: Teens/Young Adult Resource & Program Specialist (Librarian II)
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $40,896

Originally posted on MLA Job List.

Vacancy number: 2022-00995
Responsibilities: The Pratt Library is in search of Teens/Young Adult Resource and Program Specialists for our Edmondson Avenue, Northwood, and Walbrook locations. This individual will have exceptional experience and knowledge in the area of teens, tweens and juvenile literature and programs. This position reports to the branch manager and includes traveling to branch locations. Flexibility on work location is a must. The Enoch Pratt Free Library employees may be required to work in any branch in the library systems and can be moved from one branch to another as need dictates. Public service is a priority. The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring division. Answer reference and information questions for patrons. Plan and implement book-talks, storytelling, and school programs for specific age-level customers. Perform
reference and reader’s advisory services. Assist all customers with catalog, databases and other computer programs. Recommend material for purchase. Prepare special reports on age-level activities. Attend professional meetings, serve on committees and read professional literature. Maintain ongoing knowledge of age-level literature
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Fluency in other languages is desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Demonstrated knowledge of literature and programming trends, Youth development, and related best practices in the provision of library services. Excellent customer service and communication skills with an eagerness to learn and use emerging technologies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to resolve problems and conflict with diplomacy and discretion. Commitment to and understanding of effective community library service in an urban environment. Awareness of socio-economic conditions and trends affecting youth in urban areas. Ability to plan, stimulate and implement age-level programs. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and Saturdays.
Salary:$40,896.00 Annually
Application Process: For more information and to apply: Teens and Young Adult Resource
Special Requests: Open until filled Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing.
Position of Trust: Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Four Positions: Maryland

Position: Librarian (Acquisitions)
Location: Agricultural Research Service
Salary: $74,950 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Data Production Division, Acquisitions and Metadata Branch in Beltsville, Maryland.

In this position, you will work with NAL units, USDA officials, publishers, and others to ensure that library resources are efficiently and properly acquired.

Duties

  • Maintains records in NAL, ARS, and USDA financial management and other library management systems.
  • Assists in the maintenance of an accurate database of legal access and delivery rights for electronic resources.
  • Assists in the acquisition of and processing payments for print and electronic materials and related supplies purchased by the National Agricultural Library.
  • Serves as a government purchase card holder and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) for acquisition of materials, services, and equipment necessary for digitization and collection operations.
  • Places orders, compares prices and services offered by competing vendors, and responds to vendor terms, billing, and user agreements.
  • Assists with scanning and storage of electronic and paper records of licenses and other contractual documents.
  • Serves as the point of contact for databases vendors to gather usage statistics and makes necessary adjustments as per contracting rules and regulations.
  • Uses databases and spreadsheets to compile, present, and maintain statistical reports.

Position: Library Technician (Technical Services)
Location: Air Force District of Washington

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position will be assigned to the library on Andrews AFB. This is a flexible position with no benefits.

Duties

Is responsible for all technical service operations. Assists in the training of new library aids and technicians on technical service tasks. Independently performs acquisition duties by implementing established procedures for technical services functions. Prepares, verifies, and processes all procurement purchase requests in accordance with AF Library and Information System procurement guidelines, regulations, general library philosophies, and funds procedures for various funding sources as directed by the supervisory librarian. Collects bibliographic data for ordering library materials. Using established procedures, renews subscriptions. Monitors receipt of all items purchased and routinely follows up on outstanding orders. Reports purchasing/delivery discrepancies to senior technician. Recommends titles for possible inclusion in the collection. Performs copy cataloging to meet specific library requirements. Uses automated cataloging resources such as OCLC and MARCIVE to obtain and modify catalog records for new library materials in a variety of formats. Downloads cataloging data for materials into the on-line public access catalog system to make the records accessible to library users. Ensures catalog records are accurate and current. Maintains name, series, and subject authority control records. Using established procedures, prepares library materials in a variety of formats for use by library customers. Logs in periodicals and checks for missing issues. Assists in the annual inventory of library materials. Using established procedures, prepares materials for disposal via excess lists or DRMO and prepares appropriate paperwork. Monitors and maintains stock levels of office and specialized library supplies. Assists in providing ready reference services to library customers. Refers difficult reference questions to the senior technician or librarian. Assists library users with library equipment. Performs routine clerical tasks. Uses varied and advanced functions of word processing software to prepare, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of letters, reports, memos, and other text documents. Receives and transmits electronic mail and attachments. Assists at the circulation desk as needed. Refers unusual or complex problems concerning work processes to the appropriate staff member. Performs other related duties as assigned.

If interested in applying for this position you may preview the online application: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11629133

Position: Librarian Supervisor II, Children’s
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $74,943

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: The Pratt Library is in search of an energetic, creative and passionate leader to serve as the department manager for the Children’s Department.

This is a management position under the direction of the Chief of the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) in programmatic collaboration with the Library’s Children’s Services Coordinator. This position serves a local and statewide customer base.

Management Responsibilities: Assuring excellent customer service with adherence to the Library’s mission; Ability to design and implement relevant children’s programming and outreach to a broad, diverse statewide customer base; Develop relevant training for local and statewide public library staffs; Function effectively and collaboratively as a member of the SLRC management team; Planning and project management related to the Library’s and the State Library Resource Center’s Strategic Plan; Supervision and evaluation of Children’s Department staff and programs

Core Skills: Application of existing and emerging technologies and their role in children’s services; Awareness of trends in children’s service and 21st century learning skills; Confident presentation skills on all age levels with the emphasis for children; Flexibility and collaboration looking beyond tradition; Knowledge of trends and criteria of children’s materials in all formats; Understanding the role of information literacy encompassing all related areas; Writing for the web

Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university and experience in developing programs for children. This position also requires two (2) years of demonstrated, successful, and increasingly responsible planning, programming, and supervisory experience in a public library setting.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The successful candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and the proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate must have the ability to travel in Maryland with personal transportation. The Librarian Supervisor II must have the ability work in concert with Library administrative staff, the Chief of SLRC and other Maryland State public libraries. The Manager will be expected to maintain an atmosphere of confidentiality as required. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with automated systems and the Microsoft software suite is required.

Position: Wealth Management Data Governance Associate
Location: Morgan Stanley – Baltimore

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: Maintain catalog of business data elements and associated system attributes in the firm’s data glossary. Define and monitor data quality checks to help ensure complete and accurate data is available to the Credit department. Log and analyze data quality issues raised by users through partnership with colleagues in WM Credit, Firm Risk Management, IT, Operations, and a variety of business units. Respond to data quality issues reported by end users, identify root causes, and work with IT to execute plans to address them. Work with stakeholders across Risk, BU, Finance, and IT to manage strategic projects that improve processes and data flows.

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required. 2 years of work experience (Library Science, Financial Services, or IT preferred). Excellent verbal and written communication, with ability to communicate effectively with senior management across various teams. Strong prioritization skills with ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment. Self-motivated and proactive attitude, with an ability to work independently, if needed. Skilled using Excel and databases (SQL, Access or VBA).

Application Process: https://ms.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=3205956&lang=en

One Position: Maryland

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: Harford Community College

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association Job Line.

Vacancy Number: 2022-067PTS
Responsibilities: Harford Community College is seeking a customer service-oriented librarian to join our Library team. Responsibilities include providing reference/research assistance to a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community patrons in person, by phone, and via online chat and video; assisting library patrons in using information and technology resources; and teaching information literacy/library instruction sessions. The Reference & Instruction librarian also serves as an embedded librarian in Blackboard, develops resource guides and online tutorials using a variety of software platforms, serves as a liaison to an academic division, and assists in collection development.
This is a part-time, hourly, 10-month per year position.
Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia; non-residents are expected to relocate to meet this requirement.
Requirements: A master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or in a closely related field; advanced knowledge of reference service principles and information literacy competency standards; and proficiency in a Windows-based computer environment are required. One year of experience in library reference is preferred.
Work schedule will include at least one evening per week, plus at least one weekend day per month. Other hours are flexible and will be assigned by semester.
Salary Range: Starting hourly rate range: $20.90 – $22.85
Application Process: Apply online at Harford Community College and select Employment Opportunities.
Special Requests: Closing Date: September 13, 2022

Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Librarian
Location: National Agricultural Library
Salary: $89,834 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), National Agricultural Library (NAL), Beltsville, Maryland.

In this position, you will serve as the Librarian for Agriculture & Natural Resources, and will be responsible for supporting information collection, organization, and communication for the Water and Agriculture Information Center, Alternative Farming Systems Information Center, and Rural Information Center.

Duties

  • Studies the programs of appropriate organizations in order to keep abreast of their programs, policies, and information needs.
  • Analyzes search-related data and keywords, shifts in research topics, and customer information seeking behavior to spot trends and identify opportunities for improving collections, programs, and services.
  • Creates, manages, and enhances data representing digital and physical collections.
  • Supports collection, organization, and availability of information on websites.
  • Interacts with customers to answer questions, provide information about organizational collections, content, programs, and services, recommend avenues for investigation, or refer to likely sources of assistance.
  • Provides guidance to researchers, scientists, and research leaders on identifying literature and determining the appropriate reviews, as well as maintaining up-to-date resources.

Position: Librarian (Collections Management)
Location: Agricultural Research Service
Salary: $89,834 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Data Production Division, Digitization & Access Branch in Beltsville, Maryland.

In this position, you will participate in collection management activities, perform collection management tasks which require specialized knowledge of handling fragile materials, space management, and collection development principles.

Duties

  • Plans, coordinates, and executes programs and policies for the organization and maintenance of the Library collections.
  • Implements programs and activities to ensure continued access to important agricultural materials regardless of format or condition.
  • Coordinates cleaning and basic repairs and treatments on damaged and/or degrading media materials; guides re-housing and preparation of materials for long-term storage.
  • Identifies materials in the collection in need of conservation and recommends appropriate levels of treatment which may include repair, rehousing or reformatting.
  • Serves on NAL committees, work groups, and task forces as assigned.
  • Selects materials for digitization Plans and participates in the preparation of materials for digitization.
  • Works with staff to monitor and performs quality control checks on digitized materials and corresponding metadata. Works with digitization vendors and colleagues to ensure that problems are corrected.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders on prioritizing and scheduling project work.

Position: Research and Education Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Salary: $55,000

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

The Research and Education Librarian is a member of an exceptional team responsible for advancing the library’s research support and educational goals . The HSHSL serves the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, and the graduate school. The faculty librarian in this position will serve as liaison to the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (UMSOD) .

The successful candidate will assist students, faculty, and staff in the areas of research support, evidence-based practice, information literacy, and scholarly communication. They collaborate with the eight-member Research and Education Services (RES) department and colleagues Library-wide to develop and deliver innovative programs and services . In addition to advancing HSHSL and UMSO D priorities, they engage with the University community and participate in professional and scholarly activities.

UMB and the HSHSL are deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. HSHSL welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, and other candidates invested in creating and enriching an inclusive environment through their work and interactions.

The Research and Education Librarian:

  • Cultivates and sustains connections between the UMB School of Dentistry and the Library. Builds collaborative relationships with students and faculty, advocating for their research and learning needs.
  • Partners with members of the Research and Education Services department, building a collaborative team and developing innovative programs and services.
  • Delivers engaging instruction and consultations to students, emphasizing searching skills, finding quality evidence, critical appraisal of resources, and information management.
  • Consults and collaborates with faculty and staff in support of research, scholarly publishing.
  • Provides expert searching for systematic, scoping reviews, other literature reviews, and grant applications.
  • Develops workshops and video tutorials on searching, publishing, information management and other topics of interest to the UMB Community, in person and virtually.
  • Participates actively on committees within the School of Dentistry, the Library, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Follows and appraises emerging research and curricular trends within the health sciences, academic librarianship, and dental education.
  • Cultivates and sustains inclusive and equitable working relationships with Library colleagues and with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Engages in professional development, service, and research activities to enhance professional expertise and maintain or advance appointment rank.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a service position, either in a library or other setting.
  • Experience in database searching, including familiarity with health sciences databases.
  • Training or experience in teaching to groups, either virtually or in-person.
  • Experience working both in teams and independently.
  • Excellent communication skills.

PREFERRED:

  • Public service experience in an academic or health sciences library environment.
  • Experience teaching online or in-person to a range of audiences, including faculty, students, and clinicians.
  • Evidence of professional involvement, service, and/or scholarly activities.

REPORTING/WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is located within the RES department, which is part of the Research and Information Services (RIS) division. It reports to the Head of Research and Education Services.

This position can allow for a hybrid telework arrangement.

STATUS: This is a permanent status-eligible, full-time, non-tenure track faculty position. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library’s faculty. For more information see the University’s ” Criteria and Procedures Relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Library Faculty “

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Best consideration will be given to completed applications received by September 9, 2022.

  • Include the following documents as part of the application package:
  • A resume or curriculum vitae;
  • Three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email;
  • A cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a maximum 100 word statement describing their experience and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion and how they would further the Library and UMB’s diversity values; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the Library and UMB’s commitment to diversity.
  • On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – this does not need to be notarized.

SALARY: $55,000. minimum, commensurate with experience

BENEFITS/TUITION REMISSION: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.

One Position: Maryland

Position: Archives Specialist
Location: National Archives and Records Administration
Salary: $89,834 – $116,788

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration. The Electronic Records Division is responsible for accessioning, processing, preserving, and providing access to the electronic records in the custody of Research Services. The position serves as a senior Archives Specialist in the Technical Services branch, who provides support, advice, and guidance to other staff and management on issues related to the technical and custodial functions of electronic records.

Duties

As an Archives Specialist, you will:

  • Serve as a senior Archives Specialist leveraging a wide range of business process experience and technical knowledge to advise and provide support of SFTP process and existing support systems unique to the Electronic Records Division.
  • Participate in the development of Division and agency-wide policies (i.e., electronic records accessioning, processing, preservation, or access); and the development of other new practices and standards.
  • Advise and inform others on policies and procedures related to accessioning, processing, preservation, or reference work.
  • Research, evaluate, and maintain awareness of new and emerging developments and technologies.

Four Positions: Maryland

Position: Librarian – Adult Services
Location: Harford County Public Library

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities:

The Librarian performs professional librarian services including reference services,
readers advisory, computer support, technical instruction, location of materials, and general customer service. Performs basic supervisory responsibilities for hourly staff. Plans and presents programming. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements:

  • Master of Library Science degree from an accredited ALA institution:
  • State of Maryland Department of Education Professional Librarian Certification within six months of hire;
  • Experience in library setting, preferably public library;
  • Computer experience including reference databases and internet;
  • Ability to work day, evening, and weekend hours.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at www.HCPLonline.org and click on Library Jobs tab for vacancy announcement details and application instructions.

Position: Translational Research Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Salary: $55,000

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Faculty Librarian to work with the UMB’s Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR). The UMB ICTR is a clinical and translational research initiative providing the administrative home for translational science partnerships at UMB, across the University System of Maryland (USM), and the joint UMB/Johns Hopkins (JHU) NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).

The Translational Research Librarian is responsible for participating in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a faculty profiles system; measuring the impact of the ICTR; developing tools linking faculty and staff to content experts and core resources; and providing research and instruction services. To provide a range of services supporting the UMB ICTR, this faculty librarian will collaborate with experts within the HSHSL and potentially with colleagues at JHU and in the CTSA national network. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/ and about the ICTR, visit https://www.umaryland.edu/ictr/ .

This is a full-time, permanent status eligible track HSHSL Faculty Librarian position at a rank of Librarian I or II. The Translational Research Librarian operates in a dual-reporting structure between the Associate Director for Research and Information Services at the HSHSL and the Director, UMB ICTR.

The HSHSL is actively committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from people with underrepresented backgrounds and identities. The HSHSL seeks professionals who are invested in creating an inclusive environment by embracing empathy, respect, and self-reflection, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Faculty Profiles System

  • Assist in the discovery, selection, and implementation of a faculty profiles system in collaboration with partners in participating units and institutions.
  • Identify and implement tools or products supporting effective tracking of productivity and impact.
  • Develop a marketing and education strategy promoting UMB faculty expertise through effective use of a faculty profiles system in collaboration with ICTR staff.

Research Impact

  • Develop strategies for program evaluation and measuring the impact of the ICTR in research output, knowledge transfer, clinical implementation, community benefit, and the research impact of traineeships.
  • Conduct in-depth publication metrics reports at the author level (individual/group/ department), article level, and journal level enhancing visibility and demonstrating the research impact of the ICTR.
  • Employ data visualization tools to illustrate and highlight ICTR funded research.

Promotion and Networking

  • Market and promote ICTR collaborations and resources in partnership with ICTR staff.
  • Working with ICTR staff, implement systems linking ICTR faculty and projects to content experts at UMB and to other institutional partners.
  • Share information about the evolving landscape in scholarly communication such as open access and open science.

Research and Instruction

  • Design and offer workshops and consultation services related to research visibility, research impact, and scholarly publishing.
  • Participate in grant preparation and collaborate on grant-funded projects.
  • Develop presentations and share expertise in ICTR professional settings.

Other

  • Actively engage in committees and on teams within the HSHSL, the UMB ICTR community, UMB, and professional organizations.
  • Pursue research and professional development activities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program.
  • One year of experience related to position responsibilities.
  • Experience designing instructional services.
  • Experience delivering presentations.
  • Experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed and Scopus.
  • Experience in program evaluation.
  • Demonstrated evidence of successful project management.
  • Demonstrated service orientation and skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library.
  • Knowledge of faculty profiles systems.
  • Experience in using citation metrics tools.
  • Experience with tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, R, or Python.

APPLICATIONS:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled. Best consideration will be given to completed applications received by Friday, June 3, 2022.

Include the following documents as part of the application package: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae; 2) three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; 3) a cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a statement describing the applicant’s experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in their work; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UMB’s commitment to diversity. 4) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized.

Position: Emerging Technologies Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Salary: $55,000

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

Job Summary

The Emerging Technologies Librarian serves as the primary support person for all aspects of the daily operation of the HS/HSL Innovation Space from technical to educational. This librarian is responsible for monitoring and evaluating emerging technologies and tools relevant to teaching, learning, and research activities in health sciences and plays a lead role in disseminating the knowledge of those emerging technologies university ‐wide through various educational programs and outreach initiatives.

As a member of the CATS team, the Emerging Technologies Librarian also participates in CATS projects as needed, creates and updates support documentation, instructional materials, and software/hardware inventories as needed for CATS projects. This position also assists in technology project management as needed.

This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Library Computing and Technology Services and is part of a highly collaborative IT division.

The HSHSL is actively committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from people with underrepresented backgrounds and identities. The HSHSL seeks professionals who are invested in creating an inclusive environment by embracing empathy, respect, and self-reflection, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions.

Job Duties

Innovation Space

  • Provide technology and educational consultation and support for Innovation Space users.
  • Create and update instructional materials and written guides for the Innovation Space and related and other emerging technologies.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all software and hardware equipment in the HS/HSL Innovation Space to keep them in good working condition.
  • Schedule and promote offerings from the Innovation Space university ‐wide in a timely manner.
  • Create and publish the monthly online Innovation Space Newsletter in collaboration with the Effective Communications Committee.
  • Evaluate the Innovation Space usage and the value it provides to the campus; form concrete plans for its continuous growth in collaboration with the iSpace working group committee.
  • Keep track of the purchase and usage of the Innovation Space supplies and make orders in a timely manner. Keep track of the usage data for the Innovation Space.
  • Explore, test, and recommend any additional software or hardware equipment relevant to the evolving needs of the Innovation Space users.
  • Assist the Associate Director for library application and knowledge systems in setting, evaluating, and renewing the direction for the Innovation Space in strategic alignment with the mission and goals of the HS/HSL.

Emerging Technologies

  • Develop and establish active education and outreach initiatives to familiarize students and faculty with emerging technologies. Evaluate technology effectiveness on a regular basis and refresh and revise for improvement and continued relevance.
  • Identify and develop use cases for new emerging technologies and tools that are relevant and beneficial to the HS/HSL and its users; perform needs assessment and design plans to implement those use cases.
  • Develop programs and events, building university‐wide awareness and knowledge regarding emerging technologies’ impact on, potential benefits for, and applications to health sciences in multiple formats best suited to the needs of the target audience.
  • Monitor and explore the use of new and emerging technologies in higher education and health sciences research and share the result with CATS and the other library staff on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate, as needed on HSHSL Center for Data and Bioinformation Services projects.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program in library and information science
  • Familiarity with Web standards, relational databases, Web usability, and UX studies
  • Strong interest in and aptitude for technologies relevant to health sciences education and library services
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations and instruction to groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team
  • Commitment to self-directed learning for continuous professional development in technology skills and librarianship
  • Engage actively in committees within the HSHSL, the University, and professional organizations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in academic libraries
  • Experience developing training materials and delivering instruction
  • Working knowledge in using a 3D printer/scanner, 3D modeling software, and lendable technology.
  • Experience in data visualization and related tools Experience in conducting usability testing and UX studies
  • Experience in PHP or other server-side programming languages such as Python or Ruby
  • Experience with project management

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Best consideration will be given to completed applications received by Friday, May 27 th , 2022.

Include the following documents as part of the application package: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae; 2) three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; 3) a cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a statement describing the applicant’s experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in their work; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UMB’s commitment to diversity. 4) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized.

Position: Data Services Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore
Salary: $55,000

Originally posted on the SLA Career Center.

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HSHSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to provide robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students. This dynamic librarian advances the Library’s efforts in data sharing and in research data management, discovery, and access.

The Data Services Librarian is a member of the Data and Bioinformation Services Department. They will join a data services librarian and bioinformationist to become a core member of the Library’s Center for Data and Bioinformation Services (CDABS) . The librarian also collaborates with faculty and staff within the HSHSL and with partners throughout the University. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Research and Information Services. For more information about the HSHSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/ .

The HSHSL is actively committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from people with underrepresented backgrounds and identities. The HSHSL seeks professionals who are invested in creating an inclusive environment by embracing empathy, respect, and self-reflection, and who strive to incorporate those values in their work and interactions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consult with faculty, students, and staff about data aspects of research projects.
  • Develop and lead instructional programming on data-related topics and tools.
  • Assist researchers in locating and accessing open and secondary datasets for use in research.
  • Assist researchers with writing data management plans.
  • Identify software and tools and develop services supporting the discovery and management of research data.
  • Provide support for CDABS data visualization service.
  • Engage with University partners integrating research data services into academic programs and administrative units within UMB schools (dentistry, graduate school, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work).
  • Develop marketing strategies and initiatives, and conduct outreach activities promoting research collaboration and data sharing programs of the HSHSL.
  • Participate in the growth of the UMB Data Catalog by creating dataset records associated with UMB-related scholarly publications and engaging in outreach activities to UMB scholars.
  • Engage actively in committees within the HSHSL, the University, and professional organizations.
  • Engage in professional development, service, and publication/presentation opportunities.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Background or experience indicating an ability to become proficient with quantitative or qualitative research tools such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS or STATA.
  • Knowledge of the research data lifecycle and data management and sharing best practices.
  • Familiarity with appropriate data repositories and public data sets.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong service orientation and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with using a variety of data analysis, visualization, and mapping tools.
  • Experience with conducting quantitative or qualitative research and data analysis.
  • Experience in an academic, research, or health sciences library.
  • Familiarity with data curation and preservation practices
  • Experience providing instruction to a range of audiences, including faculty and students.

Application Process:

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Best consideration will be given to completed applications received by Friday, April 29, 2022.

Include the following documents as part of the application package: 1) a resume or curriculum vitae; 2) three references with the names, professional titles, relationships to applicant, and contact information, including email; 3) a cover letter that describes applicant’s interest in the position. The cover letter should also include a statement describing the applicant’s experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in their work; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UMB’s commitment to diversity. 4) On a separate page, a signed/dated affidavit stating, “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized.