Eleven Positions: Maryland

Position: Technical Information Specialist (Bilingual – Spanish)
Location: National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Montgomery County, MD
Salary: $83,398 to $128,920 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
If you have experience managing scientific databases and information systems and are fluent in English and Spanish, both written and spoken, and have experience writing, editing, analyzing and translating health information in both languages and you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Library of Medicine, Division of Library Operations.

Responsibilities
Project lead, MedlinePlus en español:

Description of job: Provides leadership and direction, as well as maintenance of daily operations, for the MedlinePlus en español website. Maintains advanced knowledge of consumer health, health literacy, and electronic information delivery. Works closely to plan and synchronize content between and Spanish and English versions of MedlinePlus. Coordinates contractor staff, assigning tasks and performing quality control for deliverables. Serves as the primary editor for the project’s Spanish-language social media feeds and Newsletter. Establishes and enforces translation standards and vocabulary for MedlinePlus en español. Manages other translation-related tasks and requests from inside and outside NLM, including evaluating translations from licensed content vendors and the NIH MedlinePlus Magazine.

Position: Technical Information Specialist (Biological Science)
Location: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD
Salary: $99,172 to $128,920 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located with the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Information and Customer Services Branch, Information Products Division in Beltsville, MD.

The incumbent serves as Coordinator of Agriculture & Natural Resources and is responsible for developing policy and for planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the requirements, activities and functions of several information centers within the National Agricultural Library.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, direct, and provide extensive and intensive reference and research services to a wide range of clientele, in response to requests for information.
  • Coordinate national dissemination of related program information.
  • Formulate, evaluate, and direct information and outreach programs and activities of agriculture and natural resources, including development and implementation of comprehensive program plans, operating budgets and technical management of activities
  • Consult with and make frequent contact with current or potential user groups and representatives of federal, state, and private organizations who work in the topic areas of agriculture and natural resources, and on a national and international basis.

Position: Director of College and Libraries and Information Sciences
Location: Montgomery College, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.

Job Title
Director of College Libraries and Information Services (A01112)

Job Description Summary
Montgomery College, located just north of Washington, D.C. in Maryland, invites applications for the position of Director of Library & Information Services, #A01112. On three campuses, at off-site locations and online, over 25,000 students are enrolled at Montgomery College in more than 130 programs of study. The College attributes its success to the strength of its academic programs, access for students in both the U.S. and internationally to career-relevant programs, and the dedication of its faculty members to effective learning and student success. Montgomery College is under the vibrant leadership of President Dr. DeRionne Pollard, who took over leadership in 2010, and who led the development of the College’s current strategic plan, MC2020. The College was recently named a best community college by the New York Times and the Chronicle of Higher Education report in 2014 named Montgomery College the tenth most diverse public two-year institution in the nation.

The Director of Library and Information Services provides leadership, oversight and guidance for College libraries, technical services functions, and associated library functions such as archives special collections. The Director is in contact with College leadership at all levels, other public and academic library leadership, other academic institutions, and various consortium and roundtable groups for the purpose of furthering the mission and goals of College library programs, planning, collaborating, and discussing issues of common interest, and resolving problems.

Position: Technology Assistant
Location: Spauldings Branch, District Heights, MD, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Salary: $18,428.51 – $18,428.51

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Do you have basic computer troubleshooting experience? Do you enjoy interaction with others and delivering an outstanding customer experience? Bring your best talent to PGCMLS! We offer a casual, friendly, and professional work environment as well as great benefits!

This is a part time position at 20 hours per week based on the following schedule:
Monday: 5pm-9pm
Tuesday: 10am-2pm
Wednesday: 2pm-6pm
Thursday: 10am-2pm
Friday (B week): 2pm-6pm
Saturday (A week): 10am-2pm

Job Summary: Provides a wide range of assistance to patrons with basic computer issues. Provides training to patrons who need further education on basic computer usage.

Position: Part-Time Librarian or Library/Information School Graduate Student
Location: Supporting the National Library of Medicine, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Exciting learning opportunity and experience for a librarian or library or information school student in the emerging field of disaster health information.

ICF International assists the National Library of Medicine with a variety of disaster medicine and public health activities and is looking for:

  • Part-time (~20 hours); Flexible hours/days to accommodate schedules
  • Background in science, public health, allied health, emergency management is highly desirable,
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail required
  • Ability to develop, edit, update materials quickly in response to disasters and public health emergencies
  • Master degree in library science or library & information science is preferred

Position: Systems Analyst
Location: University of Maryland, College Park

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Systems Analyst is primarily responsible for configuring, deploying, and monitoring
University of Maryland Libraries’ server based applications across a wide range of services, including web site delivery, content management, digital collections, digital preservation, and enterprise infrastructure. These include locally developed and third-party applications, in support of the UMD Libraries and the broader University of Maryland research and learning communities.

The Systems Analyst will work closely with both developers and systems administrators to ensure Libraries’ applications are highly-performing, highly-available, and fault-tolerant. During the first year the successful candidate will both learn our traditional RedHat Linux based server environment and help lead our transition to a Docker deployment environment. This includes
transitioning increasingly more complex and important services to Docker and selecting the orchestration tools and strategies.

The Systems Analyst will utilize automation and monitoring tools to ensure highly-available systems. The candidate will also participate in the Libraries’ change advisory board by discussing and documenting system and applications changes as well as their deployment procedures. On rare occasions the job requires emergency response for critical systems outside
standard work hours.

Position: Library Project Assistants
Location: American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Summary:

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking 2 part-time temporary Library Project Assistants for up to 24 hours a week to help the Niels Bohr Library & Archives (NBLA) with a collection assessment project. The Project Assistants will evaluate the collection, assess and track condition issues, update existing cataloging records and flag selected books for a future collection move.

Position: Part-time Hourly Development Assistant
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Maryland
Salary: $16.07 per hour

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from high school or equivalency program required, supplemented by at least two years successful administrative support work/volunteer experience in a foundation, development or marketing/public relations environment.

PREFERRED: Experience with non-profit fundraising software such as The Raiser’s Edge.

Responsibilities:
Provides support for ongoing development activities such as: gift processing and donor-record keeping associated with the annual fund, special events, direct mail, donor recognition and other fundraising programs of the Foundation as needed.

Position: Multiple Positions
Location: Harford County Public Library

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Harford County Public Library operates 11 branches located throughout Harford County. More than 1.6 million visitors use library services and resources each year. In 2018 Harford County Public Library was named one of America’s Star Libraries for the eighth time by Library Journal. It was also the recipient of a 2018 Graphic Design USA American Inhouse Design Award.  Exciting employment opportunities are available for those looking to serve the community in a highly interactive setting or perhaps just a little less traditional library setting – come check us out:

  • Library Associate I – Adult Services, Havre de Grace Branch, 37.5 hours per week
  • Library Associate I – Adult Services, Whiteford Branch, 37.5 hours per week
  • Purchasing Manager, Administrative Offfice, 37.5 hours per week

Applications for these positions are completed and accepted via online submission only at www.HCPLonline.org .  Review vacancy announcements and requirements, under Library Jobs tab.  A resume is required for these positions; 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.

Four Positions: Maryland & Washington D.C.

Position: Campus Access Services Supervisor (S03164)
Location: Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.

Job Description Summary
Montgomery College, Rockville campus, has an immediate need for a Full time Campus Access Services Supervisor. The Montgomery College Library facilitates student success by collaborating with the College community in the creation and delivery of innovative services in a culture of excellence and accountability. The work schedule is Monday – Friday 8:30-5:00. The position (S03164/R2090) is a Non Bargaining, Exempt, Grade 23. For non-exempt positions, you are not eligible to work a secondary job at Montgomery College.

Job Description
This position provides oversight to access services on one campus. The Campus Access Services Supervisor is responsible for ensuring effective service-oriented management of access services, managing the daily operations of the service desk including extended hours operations, contributing to long term planning of circulation, information services, course reserves, stacks management, routing user IT support, fines and fees, and assuring facility maintenance and security in addition to making recommendations to improve the quality of services and contributes to and participates in collegewide library planning and decision making.

Duties include but are not limited to: 

* Manages and schedules the service desk operations and related services at the Rockville Campus.

* Supervises, coaches, mentors, trains, and evaluates the performance of five access services specialists and nine student employees.

* Assures a common employee experience for library employees and a common patron experience for library users.

* Assures standardized procedures and practices are followed for in-person and virtual services.

* Interprets and communicates MC and library policies, procedures, processes and practices; makes appropriate referrals, mediates and follows up on issues that arise.

* Works collaboratively with other College units to coordinate complementary student support services.

* Participates in assessment activities within the division. Assures that statistics are gathered and reported.

* With the Access Services Associate Director and other Access Services Supervisors plans for and implements improvements to the library aesthetics, furniture and space planning.

* Collaborates with Public Safety and Emergency Management and Facilities to assure a safe and secure environment.

* Collaborates on system implementations, system upgrades, catalog maintenance projects, patron database management and other technology initiatives necessary for Access Services.

* Manages student employee and supplies budgets and assures sound stewardship of allocated funds.

Required Qualifications: 

* Bachelor’s Degree.

* Three years of experience working in access services, including public services, in an academic library; including one year in an access services supervisory position.

* Skill in effective oral and written communication; customer service; supervisory techniques; and Microsoft Office suite and computer hardware and software used in access services.

* Ability to work with an integrated library management system and keep abreast of access services trends.

* Ability to supervise staff; coordinate services with other library and academic areas; plan and evaluate services; and resolve problems related to day-to-day access services.

* Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: 

* Experience with Voyager ILS, ILLiad, ARES, Pharos, Gimlet and/or Springshare software.

* Experience with configuring, testing and releasing access services systems (ex: interlibrary loan, course reserves, integrated library systems).

Application Process:

* Click Here to apply online

* Online applications must be received by October 28, 2019

* For consideration, you must:Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;
Submit a cover letter along with an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

* Successful completion of a background check.

* Participation in a retirement plan.

* Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing Date: Monday, October 28, 2019
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

Position: Digital Historian and Archivist
Location: Washington College, Chestertown, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Digital Historian and Archivist will work closely with campus and community partners to conceive, implement, and manage the digital archive and website for Chesapeake Heartland – An African American Humanities Project. Chesapeake Heartland is a new collaboration among Washington College, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Mellon Foundation, and a diverse array of local organizations. It seeks to preserve, digitize, curate, interpret, and make accessible materials related to African American history and culture in Kent County, Maryland – building an innovative model for similar projects across the Chesapeake region.

The application portal can be found at the bottom of this page: https://www.washcoll.edu/offices/human-resources/employment.php

Position: Processing Archivist Librarian (LIB-3323)
Location: Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University, Towson, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA JobLIST.

The Albert S. Cook Library invites applications for a 12-month Librarian I position on the permanent status track beginning January 2020.

Qualifications
MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. Demonstrated work or school experience with basic preservation and conservation standards for physical and born-digital archival and manuscript collections. Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards related to the archival control of collection materials. Demonstrated knowledge of archival and library software applications. Demonstrated initiative and ability to work independently and collaboratively on a variety of projects simultaneously. Demonstrated excellent organizational, analytical, time management, and project management skills.

About TU
Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor’s, 45 master’s, and 5 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 October 15, 2019 and continues until the position is filled. The position begins January 2020. Applicants from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts will be requested of final candidates.

Electronic applications are required and should be submitted to nurbina@towson.edu with a subject line of Processing Archivist Librarian Search.

A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is LIB-3323.

Applicant Data Form
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. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities
Analyze the existing arrangement and description of physical and born-digital materials and make decisions about any further arrangement and description that may be necessary, sometimes in consultation with donors. Design and implement descriptive plans to identify and explain the structure, context and content of records and papers to promote their accessibility using archival software, including ArchivesSpace, Archive-It, and CONTENTdm, and other applications. Appraise university records in all formats for their long term retention.

Establish, maintain, and keep a record of communication(s) with creators and/or potential donors of records. Identify and evaluate record characteristics to determine the acquisition of university records. Create and implement policies and procedures for managing born-digital materials for ingest, storage, preservation, organization, description, and access. Analyze the current condition of physical and digital material and determine appropriate preservation priorities and actions. Develop and implement preservation, migration, and reformatting plans for digital collections.

Position: Associate Deputy Director
Location: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C.
Salary: $137,849 to $166,500 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
The incumbent is assigned primary responsibility for implementing national programs of grant support to libraries, including discretionary grant programs for libraries, library services to indigenous populations, and other programs as required. The incumbent supervises program officers and program specialists to carry out grant programs; and assigns, prioritizes, monitors, and evaluates work performance of Discretionary Programs staff.

Responsibilities
If selected for the the Associate Deputy Director position, you will serve as an integral member of an agency-wide team, playing a key role in the development of a broader strategic vision and implementation of existing and emerging programs to increase public access to information, ideas and community networks; support lifelong learning, and foster vibrant communities.

Typical work assignments will include:

Implements national programs of grant support to libraries, including discretionary grant programs for libraries, library services to indigenous populations, and other programs as required.

Assists the Deputy Director in developing new or amended program policies, regulations, or procedures as needed to improve the performance of the agency’s grant making functions.

Manages the development of new program policy, regulations, guidelines and procedures for State grant programs and for other initiatives as required.
Recommends and oversees implementation of policy or procedural changes as a result of analysis and evaluations.

Fosters communications among the various Institute of Museum and Library Services offices and staffs, participates in establishing agency plans, team-building, and identifying new ways to work together, furthering the integration of the work of the staffs, setting overall goals, and devising strategies to accomplish and assess progress towards those goals.

Advises the Deputy Director and internal stakeholders on agency budget preparation as it relates to OLS programs and agency submissions to OMB, Congress and/or other federal agencies concerning OLS programs.

Represents the agency’s library discretionary programs to library constituents, the general public, and special interest groups. Oversees program staff representation at professional association meetings, workshops, conferences, and seminars,

Supervises a small staff of professional employees. Works to educate and mentor staff in the Office of Library Services on strategic priority issues and help build out their connections to experts in the field in the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services grant programs.

Serves as a technical advisor for the Office of Library Services in providing leadership in performing or directing advisory and project-oriented assignments, the effect of which is to impact the core program(s) and administrative operations throughout the Office of Library Services and the success of the agency’s mission.

Serve as the Office of Library Services/Discretionary Programs representative to various intra-agency initiatives, providing departmental leadership and decision-making on behalf of Office of Library Services/Discretionary Programs.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Four Positions: Maryland & Virginia

Position: Librarian for History and Area Studies
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $59,280 to $81,435

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

General Summary/Purpose:

Reporting to the Assistant Director for Academic Liaison and Special Collections, the librarian for History and area studies actively engages with faculty, students, and staff to develop strong working relationships with the designated departments and programs, and provides proactive research support and innovative instruction by connecting faculty and students with library resources in both the general and special collections.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the work of faculty and students in History, History of Science and Technology, and area studies programs to be determined based on the candidate’s education, experience, and interest.
  • Analyze trends in assigned departments’ and programs’ teaching and research programs to stay abreast of scholarship and scholarly communications in the disciplines themselves, and use this knowledge to create and implement services to support these trends.
  • Collaborate and build partnerships with other liaisons and special collections curators to develop interdisciplinary solutions and create shared practices for integrating distinctive intellectual content and services into the academic environment.
  • Build and manage a distinctive, interdisciplinary, culturally diverse, and responsive research collection in all formats (print, digital, and archival) for both the general and special collections.
  • Apply pedagogical best practices, including the ACRL Framework, to provide research and information literacy support to students and faculty.
  • Be knowledgeable about, and be able to speak to, a wide range of library issues, including scholarly communication, copyright issues, collection space allocation, digital scholarship, the development of new online tools, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum.
  • Broaden access to unique and important collections through physical exhibits and digital project initiatives that expose the collections’ unique resources and engage the community at the broadest level.
  • Participate proactively on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams.

Position: Librarian III
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $58,695 to $80, 628

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

General Summary/Purpose:
Reporting to the Assistant Director for Academic Liaison and Special Collections, the librarian for Modern European Languages and Literature actively engages with faculty, students, and staff to develop strong working relationships with the German and Romance Languages and Literature department and the Comparative Thought and Literature department. Librarian III provides proactive research support and innovative instruction by connecting faculty and students with library resources in both the general and special collections. S/he analyzes trends in humanities teaching and research programs, including the growing use of digital humanities tools and practices, to stay abreast of scholarship and scholarly communications and uses this knowledge to create and implement services to support these trends.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and build partnerships with other liaisons and special collections curators to develop interdisciplinary solutions and create shared practices for integrating distinctive intellectual content and services into the academic environment.
  • Build and manage a distinctive, interdisciplinary, culturally diverse, and responsive research collection in all formats (print, digital, and archival) for both the general and special collections.
  • Actively promote the use of these collections through programmatic outreach, awareness, public programs, and instructional activities.
  • Research digital humanities technologies and methodologies and promote their role in research and teaching to faculty and students.
  • Be knowledgeable about, and be able to speak to, a wide range of issues, including scholarly communication, copyright issues, collection space allocation, digital humanities, the development of new online tools, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum.
  • Broaden access to unique and important collections through physical exhibits and digital project initiatives that expose the collections’ unique resources and engage the community at the broadest level.
  • Participate proactively on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams.

Position: Metadata Specialist
Location: International Baccalaureate, Bethesda, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

We are currently seeking a Metadata Specialist to join our (CDAT) Core Digital Applications Team to develop and implement metadata processes for the organization. Someone who will advise project/product teams by assisting in the gathering and articulation of metadata requirements, planning testing of metadata in systems, and training staff to create and manage metadata in systems or to support products.

As the Metadata Specialist, you will play a key role in enterprise systems development by supplying the essential metadata specifications and data structures to third party software developers that enable systems to efficiently and consistently manage content. E.g. Data Dictionaries.

You will partner with our content-creating departments (Multilingual Editorial Production, Learning and Teaching, Assessment, Professional Services and others) to advise, train and support staff members who interact with metadata as a part of the content creation or content management process as well as advise on matters of metadata policy and proper uses of metadata models as well as work closely with IT, vendor partners, and contracted staff to implement metadata models, processes, and systems and be able to exert considerable influence over staff participating in metadata workflows.

Position: Librarian
Location: Defense Technical Information Center, Department of Defense, Fort Belvoir, VA
Salary: $83,398 to $108,422 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) is the central facility for the acquisition, preservation, protection, retrieval, and dissemination of scientific and technical information (STI) supporting the Research and Engineering (R&E) needs of the Department of Defense (DoD), as well as federal and industry partners. DTIC provides leading edge information services and analysis products to the DoD community as a recognized leader in information and knowledge management innovations.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a senior staff advisor and Subject Matter Expert (SME) related to the collection of Public Access Scientific and Technical Information (STI).
  • Provides expert input regarding the development and implementation of procedures for the collection, processing, storage, and dissemination of STI journal articles.
  • Develops recommendations on how to make journal articles and conference proceedings available in accordance with regulation and copyright.
  • Researches information sources and works with contributors on the collection and management of STI journal articles.
  • Ensures that appropriate document markings and citation information is in place to enhance information retrieval and access control.
  • Conducts outreach activities to explain to managers, librarians, and researchers how Public Access STI is administered.

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Library Technician
Location: U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
Salary: $42,308 to $55,006 per year

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Nimitz Library at the United States Naval Academy is searching for a Library Technician who will work in circulation and process interlibrary loan requests.  The announcement will close on October 2 so please act quickly if you’re interested! To learn more about the position and how to apply please visit:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/546866800

Position: Security Officer
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $21.23/hour

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency program with higher education in a related field preferred; must be at least 21 years of age or older; and have at least 2 years of prior law enforcement or related experience (military, security guard). Must successfully pass a background investigation including verification of qualifying credentials; a review of any criminal record; and verification of at least three references.

Responsibilities:
Provide high quality security services to protect people and property; Acts as a visible deterrent to customer misconduct and policy infractions; Detect and report safety concerns and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing; Build, improve and maintain effective relationships with both customers and employees; Remain flexible to ever changing environments; adapt well to different situations; Patrol the facility on foot.

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

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Schedule:
This is a full time position working 40 hours a week. All library branch staff will be required to work evenings, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year as part of the normal work schedule.

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: Administrative Assistant (Part-Time)
Location: Maryland Library Association, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Contacts normally include MLA Executive Board and Advisory Council members, general membership, library staff and the public throughout the state.

Position Purpose: Provide administrative services to membership through maintenance of the database and perform other assigned tasks under the supervision of the Executive Assistant.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to the Executive Director of the Maryland Library Association through the Executive Assistant.

Essential Functions:
– Maintain membership database
– Process educational programs and annual conference data
– Maintain the Jobline
– Clerical duties to include answering the telephone, sort and distribute incoming mail, maintain office files and perform other tasks as assigned by the Executive Assistant/Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities and skills listed.
– Computer knowledge of and the ability to use word processing, data base and Excel software to produce documents accurately and efficiently.
– Good organizational skills.
– Ability to perform repetitive tasks with accuracy, attention to detail and under specific established procedures.
– Ability to work effectively as part of a team toward the achievement of common goals and objectives.
– Excellent customer service skills.
– Possession of a valid Maryland driver’s license and transportation (Desirable but not required).

To apply, send resume to Margaret Carty, Executive Director, Maryland Library Association, 1401 Hollins Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 or mcarty@mdlib.org.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Position: Assistant Branch Administrator
Location: Urbana Regional Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $47,688.00-$57,225.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

This professional management position assists in managing the Urbana Regional Library. This position directs and evaluates the work of staff in information and resource management delivery and circulation services; fosters good communication with staff, the public, and library administration; and, assists in developing services that respond to community needs and interests as outlined in FCPL’s strategic plan. Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.

Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Circulation Assistant
Location: Hyattsville Branch, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Salary: $36,857.01 – $36,857.01

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Circulation Assistant (Bilingual, English/Spanish Required)

  • Extra money for fluent bilingual skills.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Exceptional training opportunities.
  • Must be available for day, evening and Saturday hours.
  • Apply today! This is an open until filled recruitment and may close at any time without prior notice.

The Circulation Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and clerical support duties to support efficient circulation of library books and materials; assists with supporting front desk coverage; responds to customer inquiries and requests, collects customer fines/fees, and responds to phone calls/emails.

Position: Assistant Branch Administrator
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $47,688.00 – $57,225.00

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

POSITION DETAILS:

Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week; varying schedule during regular FCPL hours; full-benefits; position is subject to system wide reassignment

This professional management position assists in managing the Urbana Regional Library. This position directs and evaluates the work of staff in information and resource management delivery and circulation services; fosters good communication with staff, the public, and library administration; and, assists in developing services that respond to community needs and interests as outlined in FCPL’s strategic plan. Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.

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.