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.