Four Positions: Maryland

Circulation Manager II
Location: Reistertown Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary range: $39,190-$60,736

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
– Takes an active role in recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating circulation staff.
– Accurately assesses staff abilities.
– Develops staff strengths and coaches to improve performance.
– Works in collaboration with the Branch Manager to set performance expectations and customer service goals for circulation staff.
– Mentors, develops and works closely with the Assistant Circulation Manager.
– Works in collaboration with the management team to ensure that high quality customer service is delivered to customers.
– Assists customers at public service desk and resolves complex customer account transactions.
– Works with other in-charge staff to address time-sensitive security and facilities issues.
– Models continuous learning and encourages and supports continuous staff development.
– Generates and submits reports to Fiscal Services, Human Resources and Administrative Offices.
– Assists in monitoring the work of contractual staff.
– Actively supports teamwork and the policies and values of the Baltimore County Public Library.
– Performs all essential circulation staff functions as determined by branch and system needs.
– Demonstrates BCPL’s Workplace Competencies and proficiency in Core Services.

Position: Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time substitute Reference Librarian. This individual will work on an as-needed basis, primarily during evening and weekend shifts, under the direction of the Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian. This position is scheduled to work no more than 19.5 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
Provides excellent customer service to patrons and establishes good working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty.
Assists Access Services staff with patrons as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Position: Collection Development Librarian
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary range: $53,523 – $94,458

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Minimum Requirements:
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program plus three years professional-level library experience in collection development including one year supervisory responsibility.

Responsibilities:
Planning and carrying out activities related to system-wide materials selection and to the overall management of the system’s print and media collections. Administrative work such as reporting and recordkeeping, participating in formulating and executing goals and objectives, and participating in tasks and projects with other members of the Support Services Department.

Preferred Requirements:

Experience identifying, evaluating and selecting materials for children, young adults, or adults in a variety of formats for a diverse community.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of literature and films for children, young adults, or adults.
  • Strong computer skills; including the analysis of data sets and familiarity with Acquisitions module of an integrated library system.

Necessary Special Requirements: Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.

Children’s Services Supervisor
Location: Brunswick Community Library, Frederick County Public Libraries
Salary: $47,688.00 – $57,225.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week (varied workdays and hours within the FCPL operating schedule); full benefits; position is subject to system-wide reassignment

This professional management position assures that children, their families, and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative, and dynamic Children’s Department at the Brunswick Community Library.  Supervision is given to professional and paraprofessional Children’s Services staff; supervision is received from the Branch Administrator.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

  • Manage all operations of the Children’s Department
  • Assign responsibilities, direct, evaluate and provide leadership to Children’s Services staff
  • Provide specialized reference and research service related to children
  • Initiate new and original initiatives for Children’s programming and services and provide leadership to staff for the same
  • Build relationships and partnerships with community organizations, businesses, and leaders for financial and advocacy support
  • Write grants to obtain additional funding support for special projects
  • Develop and deliver age-appropriate programs, workshops and training to support patron needs
  • Market children’s collections and services through traditional methods and social media
  • Develop, recommend and monitor the services, policies and procedures of Children’s Services working with other Children’s Services Supervisors and in collaboration with the Youth Services Manager
  • Develop strategic directions for the Children’s Department in alignment with FCPL strategic plan
  • Lead or participate in system-wide planning for Children’s Services or any other area as assigned
  • Develop and present Children’s Services training to FCPL staff
  • Provide reference, information and readers advisory services to patrons of varied ages, abilities and skill levels
  • Manage departmental scheduling and statistics; compile and prepare reports, data and other written work
  • Keep abreast and implement use of current technologies to enhance personal and branch efficiency as well as patron services
  • Understand, support and interpret departmental, FCPL and systems policies and procedures to staff and the general public
  • As needed, serve as Librarian-in-charge
  • Serve on Branch Management Team including representing interests of Children’s Services
  • Actively support the values of Frederick County Public Libraries
  • Represent the Library on internal and external committees and in meetings relating to children’s services; participate on system-wide and branch teams
  • Actively participate in local, state and national library associations; attend seminars, workshops and continuing education activities; maintain professional affiliations to keep abreast of current and emerging trends, innovation, technology, services, early literacy, spaces and other related areas of library planning and services
  • Perform other related duties as required

 

Two Positions-Maryland & Virginia

Position: Chief, Neighborhood Library Services
Location: Central Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $80,735.00/Year

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The Chief of Neighborhood Library Services (NLS) is a member of the Library Leadership Team and, under general direction from the CEO, provides leadership, oversight and management of the Neighborhood Libraries Services Division. This division is comprised of twenty one branch libraries; four district managers; 18 branch managers and an executive assistant. The NLS offices will be located in the newly renovated State Library Resource Center/ Central Library in downtown Baltimore.

Baltimore is a diverse city, made up of distinct neighborhoods with very specific needs. The Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) provides services to all of these communities through a variety of innovative services. EPFL’s mission is “to provide equal access to information, services, and opportunities that empower, enrich, and enhance the quality of life for all.” The Library values diversity and equity, and recognizes the importance of these to Baltimore. In keeping with these values, NLS is reflective of these values and responsive to identified community needs. Its Chief must be community-oriented; energized by innovation and calculated risk-taking; responsive to community needs and proactive in making connections with organizations and groups that support and comprise Baltimore’s communities. Additionally, the Chief should be an empowering force for the District and Library Managers, while simultaneously communicating and upholding Leadership decisions.

The ideal candidate is a big picture thinker with outstanding leadership and management skills who will bring new and fresh ideas to a changing organization. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Experience in developing new and responsive models of service in an urban library setting is required. Preparation and management of the division’s operating budget and standard operating procedures are also required.

The Chief of Neighborhood Library Services has a passion for serving people and a customer service orientation that fosters internal and external customer service and workplace excellence. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is needed.

The preferred candidate has a knowledge of and experience with development and implementation of policy and/or standard operating procedures; experience with successful evaluation, measurement and accountability practices.

Position: Content Strategy Officer
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The George Mason University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, service oriented and forward-focused leader for its newly configured Content Strategy unit. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Learning, Research, and Engagement, the Content Strategy Officer (CSO) provides leadership in the broadly defined area of research materials content and collection strategies. While directly supervising a small team of two high-level classified staff and a graduate research assistant, the incumbent will guide and coordinate the selection and collection development responsibilities of 20 subject specialist librarians (who are organized in three disciplinary teams and spread across three campuses) as well as those of another dozen staff with selection responsibilities. Additionally, the position serves as the primary content and collections contact with VIVA (Virtual Library of Virginia), WRLC (Washington Research Libraries Consortium), and ASERL (Association of Southeastern Research Libraries).

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment. The CSO will take a prominent role, working closely with the Head, Resource Acquisition and in collaboration with not only the AUL for LRE but also with other key library leaders and managers with research collections responsibilities to strengthen existing models of content provision as well as explore and develop new approaches for providing research content to the George Mason University scholarly community.

Responsibilities:
The Content Strategy Officer’s primary role is to direct, coordinate and assess the Libraries’ overall content strategy (including the identification and selection of scientific and scholarly research materials) as it relates to the Libraries’ research collections, whether owned, subscribed to, shared, open, accessed or otherwise made available to the George Mason University scholarly community.

Four Positions: Maryland

Position: Assistant Law Librarian
Location: Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, MD
General Salary Schedule: $46,795 – $77,166

DEFINITION OF CLASS

The Assistant Law Librarian serves as the principal assistant to the Law Librarian in the operation of the Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library, as well as the libraries in judges’ chambers and other court offices. This position deals with various levels of library patrons and is responsible for providing equitable information services to the public, legal community, judicial officers and court personnel. Employee must have experience with and an in-depth understanding of legal research.

Employee is expected to have a thorough knowledge of Court organization, office practices and make independent decisions in dealing with the public and employees. Information obtained in the course of the performance of these duties may be confidential or private in nature. The employee in this position must recognize that visitors to the Court may be under significant stress and ensure that they are treated with dignity and discretion.

The Assistant Law Librarian reports directly to the Law Librarian and is ultimately responsible to the Court Administrator.

EXAMPLE OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

To be successful, the employee in this position must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities and does not prescribe or restrict various additional diversified tasks and assignments that may be required by Judicial Officers and/or the Court Administrator.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist in the administration, development and daily operation of the law library.  Also assist with various library and courthouse projects, access to justice initiatives and library events.
  • Perform all duties of the Law Librarian in his/her absence.
  • Perform reference services using print and online resources for judges, court staff, attorneys and the public.
  • Instruct patrons in the use of library systems and technology and provide general information on the use of library facilities and services.
  • Assist the Law Librarian with recommending, developing and supervising reference and customer service procedures that provide equitable service and meet the research needs of varied library patrons in a manner reflecting professional law library theory and practice.
  • Develop and maintain library’s integrated library system and online public access catalog. This includes instructing staff; troubleshooting; and cataloging print, online and electronic resources.
  • Write and graphically design library guides, newsletters and other informational materials for court personnel and other library patrons. This includes contributing content to the library website and courthouse intranet.
  • Assist in evaluating and implementing new and evolving technology for the retrieval of legal and non-legal information.
  • Process new materials and preserve existing materials.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing the legal collection, both print and non-print, for all judicial chambers and other circuit court departments.
  • Prepare invoices for payment, keep records of library purchases and communicate with vendors.
  • Maintain continuing education by attending professional library association meetings, researching legal and library issues and engaging in other professional education opportunities.

Position: Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time substitute Reference Librarian. This individual will work on an as-needed basis, primarily during evening and weekend shifts, under the direction of the Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian. This position is scheduled to work no more than 19.5 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
  2. Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
  3. Provides excellent customer service to patrons and establishes good working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty.
  4. Assists Access Services staff with patrons as needed.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position: Library Assistant II
Location: Harford County Public Library, Norrsville-White Hall, MD

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.

Application Period: Posted: February 4, 2019. Closing Date: March 1, 2019.

Work Week: 37.5 hours per week; Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions:

Position Functions:

  1. Checks materials in and out;
  2. Answers phones and greets and directs customers to appropriate areas;
  3. Registers customers for library cards;
  4. Provides orientation to library users and explains library policies and procedures;
  5. Maintains accurate customer accounts;
  6. Calculates and collects fines and fees, records monies collected, and issues refunds to customers, as appropriate;
  7. Maintains and files customer requests;
  8. May:
    • Maintains accurate daily financial records, including balancing daily, weekly, or monthly reports, as directed;
    • Performs physical maintenance of the periodical and newspaper collection by processing, labeling, converting, withdrawing, and filing reports for missing issues;
    • Repairs damaged library materials;
    • Cleans, re-packs, re-labels, and recycles library materials;
  9. Informs customers of library activities, rules and services;
  10. Assists in promoting special programs and services to encourage greater use of the library;
  11. Instructs customers and volunteers on the use of library equipment, i.e. copier, TV, VCR, cassette/CD player;
  12. Operates equipment such as, cash register, debit/credit card machines, receipt printers, etc., to carry out customer service responsibilities;
  13. Prints Pull Item Lists and routes materials to appropriate branch.

Position: Consumer Health Coordinator
Location: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA), Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $55,000

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM SEA), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to coordinate and facilitate consumer health outreach and education activities in the region. The Consumer Health Coordinator ensures an organized approach to NNLM SEA outreach services by promoting consumer health library development, providing consultation services, and assessing and responding to the information and educational needs of public and consumer health librarians. This librarian also promotes the services and products of the NLM and NNLM.

The Consumer Health Coordinator is one of a team of five librarian-coordinators who work together facilitating resource sharing, training, and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV. This position requires seasonal travel within the region to support the education and exhibits programs. For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea.

Reporting to the Executive Director of SEA, this is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II. Previous professional library experience is welcome, but not required.

Six Positions: Maryland

Position: Director, Department of Public Libraries
Location: Montgomery County Public Libraries, Rockville, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Introduction:

Located adjacent to the nation’s capital, Montgomery County is the most populous county in the state of Maryland and one of the most diverse counties in the nation.

The County Government is composed of the Executive and Legislative branches. The Executive Branch implements and enforces Montgomery County’s laws and provides executive direction to the government. Its chief executive officer is the County Executive. There are over 30 executive branch departments and agencies that help to deliver services to over 1 million county residents. Montgomery County is proud of the services it offers. These include some of the best in the nation, which we strive to deliver in keeping with our Vision Statement and Guiding Principles.

Montgomery County’s newly elected County Executive has outlined seven Priority Outcomes for the County’s future. These include:

The Position:

Montgomery County is seeking to fill the Director for the Department of Public Libraries. The position is appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council. This position is accountable to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO).

Montgomery County’s newly elected County Executive has outlined seven Priority Outcomes: Thriving Youth and Families, A Growing Economy, A Greener County, Easier Commutes, A More Affordable and Welcoming County, Safe Neighborhoods, and Effective, Sustainable Government.

The Director of the Department of Public Libraries will be responsible for directing the operations of the Department of Public Libraries, implementing, and evaluating overall County public library policies and programs to provide a full range of public library service to meet changing community needs including: books, records, periodicals and other media for loan as well as reference material and online access to computerized information networks through Community libraries. The complexity of the work is reflected in the need for planning, directing and integrating a broad range of educational cultural functions, programs and services. Directing the public library system is essential to the mission of the County Government and affects all residents and communities in the County.

Position: Business Analyst
Location: Harford County Public Library, Belcamp, MD

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Position Summary:

The analyst performs regular tasks and special projects involving the library collection, extraction, analysis, and dissemination of system generated data; maintenance and administration of the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS), and database management.

Application Period: Posted: February 4, 2019. Closing Date: March 1, 2019

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to the Virtual Services Manager

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but may serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Position: Librarian II, Preservation and Conservation Department
Location: Central Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $47,604.00/Year

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is accepting applications for a Librarian II to head the Preservation and Conservation department.

Under the direction of the Collection Development Manager, the Head of Preservation and Conservation manages the preservation and binding activities for the library and oversees the work of the unit’s 3 support staff. Enoch Pratt Free Library (EPFL) consists of a Central Library, 21 branches, and 3 mobile vehicles. Preservation is one of three units in the Collection Development Department, which also includes the Acquisitions and Selection Units. The EPFL Central Library serves as the State Library Resource Center (SLRC), as well as the downtown branch of EPFL, and the preservation activities support the mission of both.

Requirements
Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. Formal training or education in preservation/conservation and a minimum of 3 years’ experience treating paper-based materials. Two or more years of supervisory experience. Computer skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.)

Position: Metadata Specialist
Location: LAC Group, Prestigious Government Library, Beltsville, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

LAC Group seeks a Metadata Specialist to work on a full-time, on-going project for our client, a prestigious government agency located in Beltsville, MD. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual that has skills in metadata and working with web-based information to help a library that specializes in agriculture, biology, natural resources, and the environment. This position will be full-time, 40 hours per week, working onsite at the library in Beltsville. This is an excellent opportunity with a growing organization and we are looking for someone who can start immediately.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation of metadata records, datasets specific records for a governmental proprietary website and enterprise data catalog
  • Experience with researching Web-based information and knowledge of natural resources information sources
  • The metadata enhancement required in this project requires an understanding of scientific methods to translate information for metadata descriptions and datasets, so a background in science is highly desired
  • The candidate will be familiar with the issues and resources related to natural resources and the environment, including knowledge of life cycle assessment data (LCA). LCA is a science-based method to measure the environmental, social and economic impacts of a product or service over its life cycle. This does not refer to a biological, project or financial asset management life cycle

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

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

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

Position: Acquisitions and Electronic Resources 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 a collaborative, organized, and detail oriented individual to join the Acquisitions unit located in the Collections and Access Services Department. This individual works across library units and with university faculty to purchase library content and make it easily available and discoverable to the university communities that the library serves. The successful candidate will report to the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian.

Position Responsibilities:
* Orders library content;
* Processes payments and tracks expenditures;
* Communicates with vendors to investigate and resolve account or purchase issues;
* Manages receipt and transfer of library materials to units in the Library;
* Participates in gathering usage statistics and data analysis;
* Oversees processing and maintenance of subscriptions;
* Assists in managing student worker assignments;
* Assists with basic electronic resource troubleshooting;
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Five Positions: Virginia

Position: Digital Developer
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The George Mason University Libraries seeks to fill the position of a Digital Developer. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

This is a forward-looking, transformative, collaborative position, supporting the Libraries as it builds new digital collections and develops and maintains digital systems and services in support of research, teaching and learning. We are seeking candidates who have developed skills typically associated with a strong academic background in computer science. While having end-to-end responsibility for some applications, the Digital Developer will also consult and work collaboratively with library faculty and staff, instructional faculty, researchers, and students on a variety of digital projects. Position reports to and receives project priority direction from the Director, Digital Technologies and Services.

Position: Policy and Government Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The George Mason University Libraries seek to fill the position of the Policy & Government Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for providing library services in the areas of reference, research, and instruction in support of faculty and students in the Schar School for Policy and Government; and developing corresponding library collections and outreach initiatives. The position, part of the Social Sciences Team, reports to the Lead, Social Sciences Team, and works in an ever-changing public service environment.

Position: Metadata Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Metadata Librarian

The George Mason University Libraries seek to fill the position of the Metadata Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:

The Metadata Librarian establishes procedures for the creation, maintenance, and reuse of metadata for digital and nontraditional library collections. The incumbent performs quality control on metadata for digital collections; transforms metadata for ingest into Mason’s institutional repository, digital collections platforms, and Mason’s contribution to Digital Virginias (a new DPLA hub). The Metadata Librarian is expected to stay abreast of evolving national and international post- MARC cataloging developments; assist in the development, documentation, and implementation of new policies and procedures; and work collegially across the Libraries, University, and Washington Research Library Consortium. The incumbent performs complex copy and original description of a variety of audiovisual and other materials as needed and creates and edits name authority records for inclusion in the Library of Congress Name Authority File. The Metadata Librarian may also participate in catalog management and record enhancement activities; retrieve and edit record sets, train and oversee the work of staff; and serve on local and regional library committees as appropriate.

Position: Assessment Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Assessment Librarian

The George Mason University Libraries seek to fill the position of the Assessment Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
This position assists in leading the library assessment program, participating in any activities that seek to measure the University Libraries’ effectiveness in the implementation of its mission and values with the overall goal of promoting action for continuous, data-based improvement. Incumbent is responsible for designing and conducting assessment activities in collaboration with library faculty and staff, with a focus on user experience.

Position: Community Assistant Branch Manager (Librarian II)
Location: Falls Church, Fairfax County, VA
Salary: $53,104.27 – $88,507.12 Annually

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Manages a community library in the absence of the branch manager. Directly supervises Information Services staff. Trains and counsels staff and evaluates their performance. Responds to the needs of library users of all ages, educational levels and cultural backgrounds at the information desk. Advises patrons of all ages on leisure reading. Makes suggestions for the collection to collection management. Conducts online searches and troubleshoots equipment as needed. May speak to community groups to market library services. Conducts tours of the branch and presents programs for adults. May conduct information department meetings. Works with departmental volunteers. Participates on management team to develop objectives and work plans for the branch. Works on system-wide projects for the enhancement of library services.

Five Positions- Maryland

Position: Library Manager- Senior Level
Location: Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Inc. (SMRLA, Inc.), Charlotte Hall, MD
Salary: from $76,000 DOQ. Position open until filled.

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
Application Procedures
All applicants must complete an application, which can be found on our website https://smrla.org/jobs

Failure to submit a completed application and resume will result in your application being considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection committee for review. All applications must be received by February 28, 2019.

Nature of Work
Professional, responsible position coordinating the activities and managing day-to-day operations of SMRLA, Inc.’s automation systems, interlibrary loan, and delivery under the leadership of the CEO. Performs assigned liaison services between the regional library and tri-county public libraries and agencies. Participates in planning and implementing information services for tri-county public libraries. Coordinates several tri-county public services librarian meetings. Serves as a consultant to member libraries on information services as assigned.

Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution. Two years of supervisory experience plus three additional years of management and leadership experience. Working knowledge of Internet and general computer applications, including knowledge of textual and structured databases. Ability to secure certificate as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days of appointment.

Position: Head, Materials Management
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis, MD
Salary: $66,492.00 – $117,344.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
This is advanced and highly responsible work responsible for collection management and development, acquisitions, and technical services including supervising and overseeing the selection and acquisition of traditional and emerging formats of library materials and oversight of the cataloguing and processing department. Work includes significant participation in committee and consultative activities in recommending the broad policies and operating procedures for the system, including those involved in developing vendor specifications for materials delivery, and guidelines for collection development and weeding which are implemented by branch staff to keep the collection customer-oriented and current. The responsibilities further extend to recommending the annual operating budget request for materials, oversight of these budget expenditures, and evaluation of usage patterns.

Requirements
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program, and a minimum of 6 years professional librarian work experience in a public library, including 4 years of supervisory experience and 3 years (within last 10 years) experience in collection development, acquisitions, and oversight of a substantial budget. Related experience in technical services management preferred. Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.

Position: Special Projects Assistant
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full posting on University of Maryland MLIS Jobs.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks a collaborative, enthusiastic, and organized individual to work in the Cataloging and Metadata Unit to complete special projects that will enhance access to library materials through effective cataloging practices. This individual will report to the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian and focus on updating catalog records and coordinating student worker assignments. 19 hours/week Monday-Friday between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm through June 30, 2019.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage and carry out library catalog cleanup projects to improve access to library materials;
  • Assist in time-sensitive cataloging projects;
  • Assist with supervising student workers;
  • Copy catalog library materials using appropriate cataloging standards;
  • Troubleshoot issues related to catalog records as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately with attention to detail;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve objectives;
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to use computer keyboards, sit at a desk, and/or read from a computer screen for extended hours;
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs. with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a related position where knowledge of technical rules and standards for library cataloging were applied;
  • Experience finding, editing, and importing bibliographic records from OCLC to the catalog and managing local holdings;
  • Previous experience using Ex Libris Aleph or other integrated library system;
  • Familiarity with OCLC products and services;
  • Experience supervising.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Special Projects Assistant” in the subject line to Anna Loewenthal, Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, at aloewenthal@loyola.edu.

Position: Part-time Information Desk
Location: Multiple Openings, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $17.61/hour

Full posting on University of Maryland MLIS Jobs.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree; excellent customer service skills; computer experience using MS WINDOWS; knowledge of the Internet as a research tool; research-related experience; and ability to learn the Library’s research & circulation systems, policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
Provide reference and readers’ advisory service; instruct and help customers in the use of library resources.

MANDATORY TESTING &TRAINING: Ability to attend a skills test on February 18th, 2019. If hired, must be available to attend and successfully complete all training during the month of March: Initial training will take place March 4th through March 8th, 2019; then eighteen additional hours of on-the-job training between March 11th through March 22nd, 2019. A second week of training from March 25th through March 29th, 2019; then eighteen additional hours of on-the-job training between April 1st and April 12th, 2019.

Position: Assistant Circulation Services Manager
Location: Pikesville Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary range: $34,068-$52,508

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 11 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.

Schedule:
This is a full time position, working 40 hours a week with some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

  • Under the general direction of the Circulation Services Manager, assists in the overall operations of the Circulation Department in a branch library.
  • Participates in the supervision, training, and performance evaluation of circulation staff.
  • Assists the Circulation Manager in development and implementation of circulation practices that are aligned with BCPL customer service expectations.
  • Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of BCPL rules and policies and ensures their appropriate application to customer service transactions.
  • As a member of the library management team; plans, organizes, and communicates workplace changes required of the Library.
  • Uses management and technology tools to improve efficiency and ensure excellent customer service.
  • Enforces library rules and policies and handles security issues and emergency situations as necessary.
  • Actively participates on system-wide committees and promotes the Library in the community.

Three Positions: Maryland

Position: Reference and Research Specialist
Location: Gordon Feinblatt LLC, Baltimore, MD

We are seeking a qualified candidate for a Reference and Research Specialist position with the library of our law firm. Candidate will have a four year degree as well as research experience; advanced degree in library science or law a plus. Responsibilities include: legal and business research and reference for legal staff; monitoring of news, litigation and legislation, and preparation of related updates; creation and management of intranet content; library technical services operations, including catalog maintenance and publications ordering; and other duties as assigned. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail are a must. Candidate should be proficient in the use of both print and online legal resources, such as Westlaw and Bloomberg Law.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Gordon Feinblatt LLC, Attn: Sara Billard, 233 E. Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD 21202, E-mail: sbillard@gfrlaw.com

For more information about Gordon Feinblatt LLC, please visit our website: www.gfrlaw.com. EOE.

Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)
Location: Department of Legislative Services, Annapolis, MD
Salary Range: $40,400 – $62,900

DEPARTMENT OF LEGISLATIVE SERVICES
Office of Policy Analysis

RECRUITMENT NOTICE

Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)

Salary Range: $40,400 – $62,900

Principal Duties:
● Original cataloging of state government documents in various formats
● Copy cataloging using OCLC
● Indexing proposed legislation and print publications
● Fulfilling interlibrary loan requests
● Catalog Maintenance

Qualifications:
● MLS degree
● Experience using OCLC, AACR2, LCSH,
MARC formats
● Work with integrated library systems, preferably Sirsi
● Strong communication and interpersonal skills
● Experience in government documents, public policy
and legislative issues, preferred

SEND RESUME WITH LETTER OF INTEREST TO:
Department of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
90 State Circle, Room 311
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140
e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us Website: http://dls.maryland.gov/
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Code 01/19LLMD (Required on all Resumes)
The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation or legislative policy.
1/16/2019

Position: Circulation Assistant III
Location: Lansdowne Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary range: $27,497-$40,815

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 11 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.

Schedule:
This is a full time position, working 40 hours a week with some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

  • Performs routine circulation functions such as processing incoming, withdrawn, and problem materials, mail, reserves, and various reports
  • Assists customers at the public service desk with library card registration, self-service technology, basic catalog searched and computer sign-up and questions
  • Shelves materials and performs shelf reading tasks
  • Assists with opening/closing procedures
  • May handle building/equipment concerns, security issues & emergency situations
  • Prepares cash drawers and may make cash deposits and prepare reports for Fiscal Services