Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Software Engineer
Location: Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $68,456 -$94,063

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

General Summary/Purpose:

Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries has an immediate opening for a Software Engineer to support our archives, special collections, and institutional repository services. Top goals are to ensure system reliability and data integrity, and to improve business processes and IT practices. There is a strong emphasis on collaboration across the library, the university, and the archives and special collections IT community. This position is open to remote workers.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the integrity and availability of the JHU digital institutional repository and orchestrate ingest of electronic theses and dissertations and other IR materials and related metadata.
  • Maintain and enhance open source software systems, in collaboration with internal stakeholders and various OSS communities.
  • Manage vendor relationships for support, maintenance, and enhancement of commercial software systems.
  • Use DevOps tools to create and maintain rigorous procedures for software development and deployment, and data I/O and transforms.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders as the technical lead and process analyst for archives and special collections systems roadmap.
  • Follow agile, user-centric software development principles, emphasizing accessibility and evidence-based design.
  • Improve the performance and skill level of the Library Application team as a whole through collaboration, knowledge sharing, pair programming, and ongoing improvements to team procedures based on agile principles

Position: Open Education Resources (OER) Specialist
Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Salary: $48,511-$60,639

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Position Summary:
The Open Education Resources (OER) Specialist is responsible for providing reference and research services to all members of the AACC community. The OER Specialist works with faculty and other library staff to increase use of OERs at AACC. This includes researching and reviewing OERs, alerting faculty to the availability of OERs in their discipline, and tracking adoption of OERs at AACC.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach students and other library patrons to effectively and ethically identify and use information resources and tools, promoting and reinforcing information literacy concepts in every transaction, face-to-face, via telephone or email, virtual reference software or social media. Conduct a reference interview to assess the patron’s need, develop search strategies, interpret search results and cite sources correctly. Respond to questions about library materials and services, and college services and events. Provide directional assistance to locations in the library and throughout the college.
  • Initiate and manage projects to assess and evaluate OERs in support of the college curriculum. Research OERs  in support of the work of faculty, staff, college groups and administrators, as requested, producing bibliographies, annotations, web based guides, etc. Monitor and document OER implementation across the institution. Ensure faculty awareness of OERs in their subject area.
  • Initiate, research, design and execute thematic exhibits highlighting library materials and services and promoting college programs, events and curricula, perhaps in collaboration with faculty and college staff. Create posters, handouts, web guides, and bibliographies supporting the displays.
  • Assist library users with basic technical troubleshooting of software and hardware issues.
  • Special duties may include: data collection, analysis and reporting; committee service; operations oversight in the absence of the supervisor; opening and closing of service area.

Fifteen Positions: Maryland

Position: Law Library Associate-Part-time
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Law Library, Annapolis, MD
Salary: ($19.61/hr. – no benefits)

The Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County seeks a part-time library associate to serve in its law library. The associate will work in all aspects of law librarianship in a specialized library. The Law Library Associate will interact with a wide range of customers including judges, courthouse personnel, attorneys, and the public. Responsibilities include collection maintenance (including cataloging, classification, and processing new materials), reference and research assistance, instruction in the use of legal databases, management of law library web and internet interfaces, assistance in the preparation of financial and statistical reports, and other duties as assigned.

Attention to detail, computer experience including a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and excellent communication skills are essential. Additional required skills include: strong organizational skills; ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously; and demonstrated skill in dealing with difficult situations calmly and effectively. Experience with SharePoint, Lexis and Westlaw is preferred.

Required – Candidate for or completion of a Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science or a candidate for or completion of a Juris Doctor degree.

Rate – $19.61/hour

Please apply by September 27, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. by submitting a cover letter, resume, and list of three references as a SINGLE PDF (i.e., ONE PDF file) document to the
Office of the Court Administrator at libraryassociate@circuitcourt.org

Position: Head, Terrapin Learning Commons
Location: University of Maryland, College Park

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

The Terrapin Learning Commons (TLC) has the mission to provide students with an inviting and supportive environment that facilitates scholarly work and helps create community across all library locations. The staff of the TLC seek to work alongside and become partners with students to increase the quality of their academic studies and enrich their university experience. The commons at the University of Maryland are a catalyst for new learning opportunities in the form of innovative spaces and services and campus-wide partnerships.

Reporting to the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing (USRS), the Head of Learning Commons will work creatively and collaboratively with partners inside and outside of the Libraries to oversee the development and delivery of services in support of student learning. The incumbent will supervise Terrapin Learning Commons and John & Stella Graves Makerspace staff in McKeldin Library, assess and continually improve their services and operations, and coordinate events and tours within these spaces. Additionally, they will collaborate with other University Libraries Commons and the Teaching and Learning Services unit to offer services and programming, innovative learning spaces, and the integration of media and emerging technologies across the Libraries.

The Head of Learning Commons is an active member of the Public Services Division (PSD), contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific projects in collaboration with other PSD units and with other units in the Libraries. In addition, the librarian works with the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing and other USRS unit managers to enhance cooperation between units and to develop and maintain a departmental culture that is inclusive, customer-centered, and responsive to changes happening in academic libraries and higher education.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager
Location: Edgewood Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary: Assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch; directly supervises and oversees training for hourly reference staff, including reference substitutes and other hourly staff or volunteers as assigned; provides reference, collection and readers’ advisory services to the public; oversees, plans and implements children, young adult and adult programs; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager II
Location: Abingdon Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Branch Manager II assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch to ensure excellent customer service for all library customers. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration, providing equal and free access to information, entertainment and education.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager II
Location: Bel Air Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Branch Manager II assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch to ensure excellent customer service for all library customers. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration, providing equal and free access to information, entertainment and education.

Position: Library Assistant II- Circulation
Location: Bel Air Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Library Assistant II-Circulation
Location: Havre de Grace Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Library Assistant II-Circulation
Location: Norrisville Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Librarian III
Location: Woodlawn Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $39,190-$60,736

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
– Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources
– Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
– Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices
– Develops and maintains a portion of the Library’s collection
– Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services
– Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
– As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues
– Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs
– Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems
– Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships
– Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace

Position: Head of Research & Instruction
Location: Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Head of Research and Instruction leads, manages, and supervises the Research and Instruction Department and is responsible for the information literacy and research support services offered by Nimitz Library.  This position reports to the Associate Library Director for User Services.

This position includes:

  • Leading, supervising, and evaluating librarians in the Research & Instruction Department in alignment with Library and institutional policies and priorities.
  • Serving as library subject specialist for midshipmen and faculty in one or more subject areas.
  • Overseeing the planning, execution, and assessment of information literacy and research support services.
  • Demonstrating leadership and expertise by providing high-quality research support services as evidenced by staffing the research help desk, teaching information literacy sessions, holding individual research consultations, providing research support tailored to meet the needs of faculty, and creating resources for asynchronous research support.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the academic library field in order to contribute to planning and decision making regarding the Library’s functions and services.
  • Evaluating and maintaining the Library’s collections, both physical and electronic, for currency and relevance to the curriculum and to faculty research needs in assigned subject areas.
  • Formulating and revise policies and procedures related to the work of the Research & Instruction Department.
  • Facilitating collaboration and communication among various library and Academy departments and advocates for the needs of the department.
  • Collaborating with other Library department heads and staff to support the Library’s mission, vision, and goals.

Position: Public Services Associate
Location: Centreville Branch, Queen Anne’s County Library, Maryland
Salary: $39,130-$48,913

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Queen Anne’s County Library is seeking a full-time Public Services Associate for our Centreville branch. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills with a high level of comfort with and an ability to troubleshoot technology. They will have a demonstrated ability to connect positively with the general public, library staff and community organizations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs a variety of duties under the direction of the Customer Service Supervisor or Branch Manager; provides basic reference and reader’s advisory services; assists/instructs customers in the use of library equipment and computers; performs circulation tasks; assists Program and Marketing Coordinator in planning and conducting a variety of programs and special events; makes suggestions for purchase of new materials; assists with overall maintenance of library collections, and performs routine administrative work as necessary.

Position: Elementary School Librarian
Location: Elementary School in Baltimore

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

An exciting opportunity just came in from an excellent school in Maryland! This private, college-preparatory school in Baltimore needs an Elementary School Librarian beginning early September 2019. Ideally, the librarian will manage the library, oversee circulation for all faculty and students, coordinate author visits, and teach K-4 reading classes in small groups among other duties.

Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree, but a master’s degree in library science is preferred. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

With any questions, please contact:
recruiter@southernteachers.com

SouthernTeachers.com

online application

Position: Library Services Supervisor
Location: University of Maryland, College Park
Salary: $45,432.00-$54,518.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Performing Arts Librarian, this position oversees daytime operations of the Library Services Desk in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL), which includes supervising hourly desk students, billing, reserves, circulation, reference, scan and deliver and ILL services, library opening procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of public computers and equipment (e.g., scanners, copiers, and printers), and related functions.

The incumbent will work in a dynamic ever-changing work environment as the UMD Libraries roll out new services to meet changing needs of students and researchers. This position will supervise and facilitate the use of technology spanning from printers to specialized equipment loan, and will work with other MSPAL staff to plan, implement, and provide new services as part of Research Commons @ MSPAL, which will join Research Commons @STEM Library and Research Commons @ McKeldin Library in offering new spaces, events, services, and technology to enable the entire research and creative lifecycle. The incumbent will be a part of the planning for these changes and will lead implementation for new services as appropriate, including but not limited to, assisting users with new technology, facilitating events, and planning new spaces.

This position also provides public service at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures, circulating materials, responding to user information needs, as well as addressing and resolving problems and customer complaints. Provides guidance, instruction, and coordination to other library staff for services such as LibChat. Provides leadership in managing safety and security responsibilities for MSPAL during weekday hours. Primarily works Monday-Friday (generally 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM—adjusted when the library opens and closes later or earlier such as winter term, spring break, intersessions, and special events).

Due to the nature of the academic calendar, annual leave cannot be used during the two weeks at the start and the two weeks at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Emergencies or other exceptional circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis.

Position: Librarian
Location: Jessup Correctional Institution
Salary: $57,615.00 – $92,059.00/year

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Main Purpose Of Job
This position manages the provision of library and information services in MCPRS, JCI (Central region)library branch using current library practices; develops and manages collection; provides reference services and aids patrons in the development of information seeking and finding skills; promotes the use of the program; assures access and delivery of library services within the facility/facilities.

Position: Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks an energetic, collaborative, and service-oriented person to join the Collections and Access Services Department, which includes Interlibrary Loan (ILL). The ILL Assistant borrows materials from other libraries, lends LNDL’s materials to other libraries, reviews workflows to ensure efficiency, and monitors emerging trends in ILL technology and services. Functioning as a member of a cross- trained Access Services unit, this position provides excellent customer service at the Library’s Help Desk, supervises student assistants, and tracks unit statistics. Reporting to the Access Services Librarian, the ILL Assistant works Monday through Friday in a fast-paced environment.

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Information Services Manager
Location: Noll Historical Consluting, LLC (Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury), Greenbelt, MD
Salary: $56,000

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Overview:
A new position with a private consulting firm is available in the historic collections of the
Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury. The collections of
the BEP consist of original artwork, photographs, designs, engravings, and manuscript
material produced at the BEP in conjunction with the design and production of stamps,
currency, bonds, certificates, and other miscellaneous items from the Civil War to the
present. These are housed in the Historical Resource Center (HRC) of the BEP. This
open position is fulltime (pending funding) and is expected to commence upon applicant’s
receipt of a security clearance. This is a non-Federal position.

Position Summary:
The mission of the Information Services Manager is to organize, maintain, and develop
the Historical Resource Center library of physical and electronic documentary resources
used in research, to create systems that allow for the ready use of these resources by
HRC staff and other researchers, and to track the answering of queries coming into the
HRC. In effect, the Information Services Manager runs a one-person information center.
The Manager will take overall direction from the Historian and Lead Curator in the
performance of his or her duties, but will largely perform them without supervision. Work
will be performed on site in downtown Washington, DC, in a high-security facility.

Duties Include:
Library and Archive Work
1. Organize and maintain current and incoming physical and electronic resources
2. Maintain and preserve historic books and documents
3. Collect pertinent books, articles, and documents outside the HRC
Information Services Work
1. Maintain a centralized digital library using MS SharePoint, transitioning to TMS
2. Provide usage guidance and serve as help desk for HRC resources
3. Create finding aids, indexes, and other guides to facilitate research
Reference Services Work
1. Serve as reference librarian, answering internal research requests
2. Perform query record-keeping and maintain query database
3. Manage visits of on-site researchers
External Relations Support Work
1. Answer queries from the general public
2. Serve as resident expert on archival matters/liaison with Federal records manager
3. Perform employee outreach via blogs, articles, lectures, etc.

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:
The applicant must possess a graduate degree in archives and records management,
library science, history, or a related field. He or she must be able to work independently,
prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines, operate collaboratively, and be a self-starter.
Also, the ability to obtain a high-level Federal security clearance is essential.

Preferred Experience:
Professional experience with digital libraries and metadata creation is a plus as well as
experience with Microsoft SharePoint and familiarity with The Museum System (TMS).
Also preferred is experience with reference services, processing archival collections, and
digitization and OCR.

Benefits:
• A flexible schedule
• Ten paid Federal holidays annually
• Six weeks of paid personal leave annually
• Starting salary $56,000

To apply, please email resume or c.v. and cover letter to Dr. Franklin Noll, Noll Historical
Consulting, LLC, at NollHC@msn.com. Identify interest by indicating in the subject line:
ISM POSITION. Also, use this address for any questions you may have. The deadline
for applications is September 16, 2019.

Position: Librarian II
Location: Woodlawn Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $35,520-$55,111

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources.
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening either for personal pleasure or professional development.
  • Assists customers with technology related requests for service including e-reader devices.
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the Library’s collection.
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services.
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide.
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues.
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs.
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes, and effectively solving problems.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships.
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace.

Position: Marketing & Communications Specialist
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $39,791 – $65,755

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
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.

Responsibilities:
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.

Position: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $58,223 – $102,770 (Offer based on experience)

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
Expert knowledge of computer networks normally acquired through any combination of six years of postsecondary education, training, and professional work experience. This position is required to possess SonicWall Network Security Professional (SNSP) certification prior to the end of a twelve-month probationary period.

Responsibilities:
Oversight for the library’s network infrastructure and network security across 17 locations in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The ideal candidate will require little regular supervision, and be expert with design, configuration, documentation, installation, maintenance and support of all network firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, cloud-based networking components, and network protocols.

Required Skills: Proven hands-on expertise with: Firewalls; Managed Layer 3 Switches; Wi-Fi AP’s and management systems; VPN’s, DMZ’s; VLAN’s; DNS, DHCP, SMTP; Cloud based virtual networking.

Position: Human Resources Manager
Location: Administrative Offices-Townson, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $81,424-$109,068

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Oversees the development of, and performs administrative duties related to, the management of human resources including: performance management, organizational feedback, recruitment, compensation and benefits, staff and organizational learning, compliance and reporting, organizational structure planning, staff relations, HRIS management, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Works with the director and manager of fiscal services to prepare the annual budget submission for salaries.
  • Serves as consultant to the director and managers regarding HR issues and concerns.
  • Coordinates recruitments for management positions.
  • Facilitates and creates content for various training programs regarding employment law, HR procedures, and new hire orientation.  Responsible for facilitating the annual New Manager Series and coordinating the Leadership Development Program.
  • Facilitates two cross-functional advisory groups: the Organizational Learning and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity.
  • Coordinates an annual Quality of Work-life Survey.
  • Oversees planning for the annual Day of Learning (Staff Day).
  • Develops and recommends HR policies and procedures to achieve operational and strategic objectives.
  • Manages HR department staff workload.  Develops the annual service plan for the HR department and initiates specific programs to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Supervises and evaluates three direct reports.
  • Actively supports the mission, vision and values of Baltimore County Public Library.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities when providing customer service and building relationships internally and externally.

Six Positions: Maryland

Position: Cataloging Librarian II
Location: Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Inc., Charlotte Hall, MD
Salary: $52,949 – $84,720

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Regional library seeks a professional to join our team. Performs copy and original cataloging and classification of library materials. NACO level authority control work, and an opportunity to create an organizational archive. Acts as Team Leader (Supervisor) for technical services clerks.
ALA accredited MLS required. Two years experience, or graduate level coursework in cataloging and technical services processes required. Two years supervisory experience required.

Application Deadline September 17, 2019

Position: Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach
Location: Administrative Offices, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS), Largo, MD
Salary: $131,808.86 – $145,000.00

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is seeking a Chief Operating Officer for Communications and Outreach. This COO will have the primary responsibility of guiding and directing library service approaches and channels of communication with a focus on insightful strategy and innovation. S/he will encourage and implement unexpected yet effective new efforts that strengthen the library’s presence and impact in the community. S/he will ensure that creativity is at the core of all activities and leveraged to build opportunities across the library system for library users, community partners and staff. S/he will serve as a member of the Executive Team, reporting to the Library’s CEO.

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: Bogomolny Library, University of Baltimore

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The University of Baltimore’s RLB Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Reference and Instruction Librarian. Responsibilities include teaching a three-credit information literacy course for undergraduate students, providing reference services and participating in the library’s information literacy program. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team involved in the continual assessment of the library and its services in order to create an environment that is engaging and approachable. This full-time faculty appointment reports to the Head of Reference. Some weekend and evening hours are required.

Position: Information Systems Specialist II
Location: Southern Maryland Regional Library
Salary: $60,098 – $96,157

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Inc. is seeking an individual to join the team responsible for maintaining and developing library computer systems including email management, the integrated library systems and web services.
Requirements: Knowledge of computers and applications normally acquired through B.S. in computer science or equivalent combination of experience and training. Minimum 2 yrs. experience in computer workstation/server and LAN support. Experience in: customer service support, administering Windows Servers, Exchange Server, Windows desktop environments, Microsoft System Center Manager, HTML, VMware, Share Point, storage area networks, and networking at the TCP/IP level. Knowledge of business/data analytics tools.
Also seeking: the ability to work independently, work with flexible schedule to accommodate systems coverage, strong customer service, and communication skills with customer-centered approach.

Position: Director of Library and Academic Support
Location: Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Description
The Director of Library and Academic Support is an administrative position reporting to the Dean for Teaching and Learning. The director provides leadership for the integrated library and academic support center through supervision of full- and part-time staff and work with campus partners for development, delivery, and evaluation of cross-disciplinary, multimodal library and academic support for the diverse needs of students and other campus constituents. The director develops and implements assessment measures in line with federal, state, and Middle States Higher Education Commission (MSHEC) accrediting guidelines. The director serves on institutional, faculty, and ad hoc committees

Position: Technical Services and Digitization Manager
Location: Caroline County Public Library, Denton, MD
Salary: $43,661 – $50,310

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Responsibilities: This is a library manager position overseeing management of technical services, digitization, and interlibrary loan. Oversees cataloging and materials processing; supervises and evaluates assigned library staff; manages local history and genealogy digital collection development; collects statistical information; may manage budgets; is part of the library management team. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of computer proficiency are required. Experience using Polaris ILS preferred.

Research and Instructional Technology Librarian: Thurgood Marshall Law Library

Position: Research and Instructional Technology Librarian
Location: Thurgood Marshall Law Library, Baltimore, MD

The University of Maryland School of Law, Thurgood Marshall Law Library seeks a highly motivated, creative, entrepreneurial professional to serve as a Research and Instructional Technology Librarian.  The School of Law, located on the campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, is a vibrant institution with a commitment to innovative specialty programs, outstanding clinical legal education, and public service. 

Position Description:

The Research and Instructional Technology Librarian is responsible for promoting and supporting beneficial uses of technology among faculty, staff, and students; teaching classes on legal research; providing research and reference assistance; and supervising the Law Library’s instructional technology specialist. This is a faculty librarian position reporting to the Head of Research Services. The Research Services Department consists of four professional librarians, a managing research fellow, a research fellow, an instructional technology specialist, and a research services assistant. 

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, evaluate, implement, and promote instructional technologies that will support faculty, students, and staff, in their teaching, research, and scholarship.
  • Assist Law School faculty in the development and production of online, blended, and flipped courses.
  • Supervise and evaluate the work of the Library’s instructional technology specialist.
  • Administer, troubleshoot, and provide training in support of Blackboard, the Law School’s learning management system, and other instructional technologies.
  • Develop and provide in-house training and workshops for instructional technologies.
  • Design and produce research and instructional technology tutorials, guides, and videos.
  • Monitor and participate in campus technology initiatives and committees and serve on other committees or work groups as assigned.
  • Teach introductory and advanced legal research courses and workshops as assigned.
  • Work closely with faculty and students to provide reference and research assistance.
  • Participate in the Law Library’s liaison program. Work collaboratively with library faculty and staff to develop outreach activities to promote library programming, resources and services.
  • Participate in professional, campus, or consortial library activities.
  • Share responsibility for collection development and for staffing the User Services Desk.
  • Assist with other Research Services, Law Library, and instructional technology services, functions, and projects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • J.D. and a master’s degree in library science, information science, instructional or educational technology, or a related field.
  • Experience with, or demonstrated capacity for expertise in the use of, educational technologies, digital tools and resources in multimedia design and production. 
  • Experience with technology tools related to teaching, learning, and libraries.
  • Ability to teach basic and advanced legal research and teach legal technology courses.
  • Working knowledge of legal materials and research strategies needed by law faculty and students.
  • Strong customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving and working across organizational boundaries.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for promoting the information resources and emerging technologies of the twenty-first century to both faculty and students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years experience working in public services in an academic law library.
  • One or more years supervisory experience.
  • Experience using: learning management systems like Blackboard; content management systems like LibGuides; graphic design and video editing applications like Adobe Creative Cloud, Articulate 360, and Camtasia; and instructional technology applications like Poll Everywhere, Turning Point, and Procertas.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and collegially.
  • Strong service orientation and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities, and complete tasks in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with course management systems, collaborative software, social networking, and other technologies used in academic environments.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is competitive and is commensurate with qualifications and 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. The position is a 12-month library faculty appointment. 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. The successful candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for permanent status and promotion. A candidate with prior professional accomplishments may be considered for initial appointment at a level above Librarian I.  

To Apply:

Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by September 21, 2019. 

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.

Six Positions: Maryland & Washington D.C.

Position: Technical Services Specialist
Location: Miles & Stockbridge, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
The Technical Services Specialist supports the Director and entire department in maintaining the Firm’s print resource and online collection records. This individual should be organized and detail-oriented in order to successfully create and preserve adequate records for collection maintenance.

Job Responsibilities:
Primary

  • Orders and maintains library collection and related records, including those for attorney and firm-wide use.
  • Manage print and electronic periodical circulation, update labels and routing distribution lists.  Includes downloading and saving/filing digital issues and daily distribution of papers to each practice group floor in Baltimore.
  • Receive, open and sort daily mail and package deliveries. Record delivery and filing details for each specific resource into library management system and maintain accurate historical archives of this information.
  • Assist Director to complete employee departure and orientation checklists. Distribute and collect resources for new and departing Firm members.
  • Assist Director and research team with administrative tasks such as scanning, copying, billing/invoicing, filing and digital file maintenance.
  • Complete daily sweeps of all drop-off bins on each floor to collect materials for return; reshelf and shift materials as needed; communicate all replacement or acquisition recommendations.
  • Network internally with all firm colleagues in order to bolster department goals and objectives. Network externally by engaging in professional organizations in order to remain current in industry trends and developments.

Secondary

  • Assist Director with collection maintenance by performing periodic weeding, shifting and clean-up of print collection.
  • Perform basic legal research to support and assist with reference requests. Assist attorneys and firm colleagues with finding print materials.
  • Repair damaged materials or order replacements from vendors as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Service oriented and proactive with a strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and good judgement.
  • Strong all-round knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to work and persevere under pressure.
  • General knowledge of major legal publishers and their products/platforms.
  • Familiarity with major Library/Information cataloging systems.
  • Knowledge of print and electronic legal and non-legal research resources
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion.

Experience:

  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience working in a library setting; law firm experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree in Library Science preferred or enrollment in Library Science program, educational qualifications may be waived with commensurate experience.
  • Cataloging experience with Sydney Plus preferred

Contact Rachel Englander at renglander@MilesStockbridge.com for more information or to apply.

Position: Librarian (Metadata)
Location: Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, MD
Salary: $99,172 to $128,920 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the Acquisitions and Metadata Branch, Data Production Division, National Agricultural Library of the United States Department of Agriculture.
This position will be responsible for ensuring the cataloging and indexing agricultural and scientific information for online bibliographic databases as well as coordinating cooperative cataloging and data input projects with other institutions and various organizations of international, national, regional and local levels

Responsibilities

  • Designing, testing, and implementation of automated systems to aid staff in performing bibliographic control functions.
  • Creates metadata and classifies materials, primarily continuing resources, involving scientific and technical information related to the agricultural and biological sciences.
  • Responsible for overseeing the use of NAL library management system or Integrated Library System (ILS) in the Acquisitions and Metadata Branch.
  • Prepares a variety of special reports involving issues, activities, projects, operations, problems, etc of the Acquisitions and Metadata Branch.
  • Communicates with Librarians, scientist, computer specialist within NAL and other USDA divisions and Federal agencies to understand both the needs of the patrons and the trends and new directions in the cataloging world.

Position: Librarian (Collections Specialist) – Local History & Genealogy
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Salary: $57,510 to $74,759 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the History and Genealogy Section, Researcher and Reference Services Division, General and International Collections, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 010703.

This position requires some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Responsibilities
The Humanities and Social Sciences Division plans and administers general reference and research services in the Local History and Genealogy, Main, and Microform Reading Rooms by providing assistance to researchers seeking solutions to research problems. Constituents include Congress, other government agencies, scholars and the general public. To facilitate such research, the Division’s specialists recommend the acquisition of print, microformat and computer file materials of research value in the humanities and social sciences. In addition, the Division has custodial responsibility for the Library’s growing holdings of microformat material, and computer file material, such as CD-ROMs, computer software and books with disks. The Division maintains reference collections for its reading rooms, bearing responsibility for the development, bibliographic control, processing, and general custody of these collections.

Provide reference services in person, by telephone, electronic media, and formal correspondence; the bibliographic source materials are of limited technical complexity and are found within the Library’s collection. Serves as both a generalist and subject specialist providing the Library’s constituents basic information and reference research services. Conducts a thorough reference interview, analyzes questions and requirements, and suggests search strategies. Is knowledgeable of the Library’s resources from the general, special and/or reference collections in all formats. Acquires knowledge of special catalogs and collections, areas of specialization of Library staff
members (language as well as subject), and printed, non-print, and electronic reference sources. Is knowledgeable about a wide of variety of sources including those of other libraries and organizations. Directs users to the proper specialists, resources, services, divisions, or reading rooms within the Library, or to other agencies or institutions. Utilizes knowledge of the general resources of other libraries and organizations. Participates on Division, Library and/or professional committees. Prepares statistics and reports. As assigned, acquires a knowledge of administrative functions which contribute to the effective operation of reference services. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Provides reference and research services of limited technical complexity. Is assigned a subject specialty and is knowledgeable of the basic resources in assigned subject area. Develops knowledge of historical and current trends in subject area. With supervisor, identifies and completes training opportunities in subject area. Gains a knowledge of Division resources in subject area in all formats. Writes, compiles, or revises research materials. Monitors and reports on trends in scholarship and collection use. Prepares analytical bibliographies, guides, and studies, including electronic finding aids. Establishes collegial relationships with librarians and other specialists within and outside the Library and affiliates with scholarly and professional associations. Provides tours and other oral presentations for staff, research groups and visitors to the Division and the Library. May represent the Division at conferences and seminars and participate in planning interpretive programs.

Uses standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform assignments. Participates in developing the reference collections and the general collections as assigned, including materials in ail formats (print, microform and electronic). Selects and recommends appropriate titles and drafts requests for major purchases. Recommends replacement or claiming of missing materials, identifies the need for additional copies of titles in heavy demand and monitors approval plans as required. Surveys the Library’s holdings to familiarize him/herself with the Library’s collections. Solicits information on collection needs, evaluates the collection and recommends actions to alleviate deficiencies. Becomes knowledgeable of Division and Library acquisition and collection development procedures, policies and responsibilities. Exercises care to ensure that collection material is properly handled and kept secure to avoid loss or damage.

Activates and controls standardized computer system and peripheral equipment operations. Provides guidance and access to information resources, both inside the library and beyond the library, through databases, telecommunication networks, and cooperative arrangements. Troubleshoots and resolves problems encountered during searches.

Qualifications
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

  • Knowledge of Genealogy and U.S. Local History.**
  • Ability to provide reference and research services related to Genealogy and U.S. Local History.**
  • Knowledge of information technology including integrated library systems and electronic resources.**
  • Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science.
  • Ability to communicate in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Position: Archivist
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Salary: $57,510 to $74,759 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the Collections Access, Preservation and Analysis Section, Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 12470.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Responsibilities
Analyzes and arranges bodies of records that may be somewhat disorganized. Studies the origin and nature of the materials and arranges them within appropriate organizational categories in accordance with standard archival theory and techniques and with procedures developed within the American Folklife Center. In cases where the original filing scheme is found to be impractical or undesirable for purposes of providing reference service, devises and recommends an arrangement that will indicate the origins of the records and provide for their most efficient and economical maintenance and use. Documents may be arranged in alphabetical, chronological, numeric, subject, or other order.

Independently establishes the necessary bibliographic controls over collected materials through the creation of inventories, guides, registers, lists, catalogs, automated databases, and other finding aids. The preparation of finding aids involves conducting background research in the records and other source materials and preparing biographical histories of the creators of the records; analyzing the records to determine the limits of series within the record group; preparing analytical descriptive statements regarding the subject matter content, location, volume and chronological span of the individual series; and supplying cross references to related sources of information. Information is obtained, analyzed, and organized using standard rules, guidelines, and reference tools and established techniques and practices. Analyses and organizes standard subject data in order to determine its relationship or relevance to the project-at-hand. Performs original cataloging on a variety of levels in machine-readable cataloging format where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Determines subject content and assigns to the catalog entry one of several subject headings. Develops and maintains expertise in using relevant technology in order to prepare and disseminate electronic finding aids, databases, and other online access aids.

Provides reference and research services of limited technical complexity to researchers where user needs are determined easily from interviews or written, telephone, or electronic media inquiries. Relevant results can be readily obtained through standard search strategies. Develops knowledge of collections for use in performing research tasks. Conducts research and analysis in topics related to a specialized field and provides information in response to reference requests. Assists researchers in finding significant records relating to the subject under consideration, and advises them of relevant records in the Library’s collections. Assignments are non-repetitive, require search among several record groups to locate the information, and require evaluation of the information selected for its authenticity, completeness, significance, and relevance to the subject.

Participates in the development of conservation and preservation policies and contributes to the efforts of project staff and other Library personnel in the implementation of such policies. Coordinates procedures for routing materials for preservation treatment and for preparation of materials to be added to the collections. Recommends technical specifications for supplies, materials, and equipment used in labeling, marking, housing, or reformatting. Monitors the appropriate transportation of project collections, internally and externally, to reduce excessive materials handling and ergonomic impact, ensure security, and protect library materials from unnecessary damage.

Maintains personal contacts and cooperative work relationships in order to provide or exchange information. Presents information to groups and individuals with a similar understanding of the subject. Communicates with donors, creators, producers, and members of the participating public regarding the use and distribution of unpublished archival materials, and secures information necessary to process and catalog the collections. Shares resources and information with colleagues and constituents.

Qualifications
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

  • Knowledge of 20th and 21st century U.S. military history research sources used for processing and describing archival materials.
  • Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of archival work, including analysis, organization, and description of archival multi-formatted material.**
  • Ability to perform preservation duties.**
  • Knowledge of reference and research services.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships and provide liaison services.
  • Knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, information technologies and integrated library systems to support archival functions.**
  • Ability to adapt in a fast paced and demanding work environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Position: Library & Information Specialist
Location: International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

Job Summary:
The Communications and Public Affairs (CPA) Division of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) seeks a Knowledge Management Specialist to assist with metadata curation and library subscription management. The candidate will work with OCLC software services, such as WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, Acquisitions, and CONTENTdm. The successful candidate will have a strong attention to detail and be comfortable in a highly culturally diverse work environment. This is a one-year renewable position based in Washington, DC.

Essential Duties:
Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform original and copy cataloging for research outputs
  • Curate metadata in institutional repository and other databases/portals
  • Assign keywords using controlled vocabularies derived from thesauri (AGROVOC, CABI, and others)
  • Liaise with publishers to maintain IFPRI’s institutional subscriptions and renewals
  • Provide research support through Inter Library Loans (ILL) and literature reviews
  • Manage and track the use of print resources using WorldShare Circulation
  • Manage administrative tasks such as invoices and expense reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree plus five years of professional experience or MLIS/MIS or other Information Science degree from accredited university and three years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in library cataloging and understanding of emerging trends in the field
  • Familiarity with metadata common standards and common technologies used in the field such as: Dublin Core, MODS, XML, OAI-PMH, etc
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively within a multi-cultural team environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work responsibly with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to pay attention to details
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with web content management systems like Drupal and other Content Management Systems
  • Experience writing scripts using common languages like Python, Perl, and others
  • Experience working with international and national organizations

Position: Technical Services Manager
Location: Steptoe & Johnson, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement is available on the AALL Career Center.

Steptoe, an Am100 law firm, is seeking an experienced Library Technical Services Manager for its Research & Information Services Department to be resident in its Washington, DC office. The Technical Services Manager will join a highly collegial team of information professionals who provide research and analysis, electronic and knowledge management services, competitive intelligence, and traditional library services to all firm offices. We are seeking a librarian with exceptional organizational and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, comfort working under tight deadlines, a strong public services orientation, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Acquiring print and electronic materials
  • Cataloging and classifying materials for all firm locations
  • Managing the firm’s integrated online library system
  • Overseeing and maintaining the library collection, including materials stored in central and remote locations
  • Supervising library assistants
  • Supporting the firm’s interlibrary loan and document delivery team
  • Coordinating with other department managers to help set and implement policies and goals

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program with at least one cataloging course
  • Three or more years of technical services experience in a law or special library including acquisitions, serials control and MARC copy cataloging
  • Experience with day-to-day management of integrated online library systems (ideally EOS.Web)
  • Deep knowledge of legal publishing and experience coordinating vendor agreements
  • Excellent web-searching skills
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
  • Experience supervising paraprofessionals

To apply, please click on the following link:

https://apply.steptoe.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=6&FilterJobCategoryID=19&FilterJobID=274

If you require assistance or accommodation to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs, please contact the local office recruiting contact or Steptoe Careers, or (202) 828-3613 and we will be happy to work with you.

We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.

Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Cataloging Technician
Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Md
Salary: $32,132-$44,099

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Position Summary:
The Cataloging Technician I/II is responsible for assisting in cataloging library materials in a variety of formats. This includes searching for appropriate bibliographic records and saving them to a local workfile; physically preparing many materials; and assisting in maintaining quality control for the online catalog, in order for patrons to successfully find, identify, select, and obtain resource information from the library’s catalog. This is the primary position responsible for accurate accountability and inventory control for the library’s collections.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work independently to search for bibliographic records for library materials in a variety of formats, using judgment to select the best available bibliographic record: search WorldCat through OCLC Connexion; verify author, title, edition, imprint, pagination, series, ISBN, etc.; and save the record in a local workfile for use by the Cataloging Manager
  • Physically process new library materials, added copies and volumes, replacements, and rebound materials: affix barcode stickers to the physical items and link the barcode number to the correct item record, assigning the correct circulation policy and adding other item codes and notes as appropriate; print and affix spine labels using the dedicated label printer; affix marks of ownership in the form of bookplates, property stamps, book pockets, and security tags
  • Complete a variety of collection maintenance tasks: withdraw outdated library materials; process library materials for transfer to different locations or collections within the library; sort and shelve materials received from our Acquisitions section in preparation for cataloging; provide and support inventory control over the library’s collections, maintaining accountability for all library materials, including high-value items (e.g. anatomical models and laptop computers); maintain statistical records of materials added and withdrawn; maintain adequate quantities of cataloging supplies
  • Perform minor repairs and in-house pamphlet binding; prepare materials for shipment to the commercial bindery, and inspect and reprocess materials returned from the commercial bindery
  • Serve as backup, in the Cataloging Manager’s absence, to temporarily catalog items needed immediately: create brief temporary records in the library management system or import copy records from OCLC Connexion sufficient to allow the item to circulate, subject to later review by the Cataloging Manager
  • Serve as backup for interlibrary loan borrowing services using OCLC WorldShare, CLIO, and the library management system to ensure continuation of this service in the absence of the Interlibrary Loan Technician
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance and maintain currency of job skills, including knowledge of current cataloging rules sufficient to distinguish different editions and formats; the library management system; OCLC bibliographic utility; and bibliographic record tagging conventions for most-used formats
  • Maintain a constructive and cooperative working relationship with internal staff in order to discover and resolve problems with records in the library catalog; use effective written and oral communication skills to provide accurate and timely answers to questions; serve on library and/or college committees (e.g., staff search committees, employee constituency groups, etc.) as appropriate

Position:Programming & Outreach Coordinator
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis, MD
Salary: $48,367 – $79,926

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Overall Position Purpose: This is varied professional work providing programming and outreach to the public of all ages. The majority of time is spent providing outreach to targeted populations and working on system-wide projects. Incumbent may participate at a system level in training, planning and other committee activities or projects.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree awarded with two years of experience working in a library and/or educational setting. Two years of supervisory experience.

Responsibilities:
Professional work providing programming and outreach to the public of all ages. The majority of time is spent providing outreach to targeted populations and working on system-wide projects. Incumbent may participate at a system level in training, planning and other committee activities or projects.

Necessary Special Requirement: Completion of Library Associate Training Institute within two years of hire; and ability to maintain eligibility by completing 90 contact hours of training every 5 years. Proficiency in spoken and written Spanish.