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Public Libraries

Harford County Public Library
Foundation Director

Responsibilities: Provides direct support of the Library's Foundation and its Board Members; develops and implements approved Foundation fundraising activities, including direct mail, capital campaigns, grants, special events and other activities; serves as staff liaison between the Library Foundation and Harford County Public Library in coordinating Foundation activities; reports to the Library CEO; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 1) Bachelor's degree in Non-Profit Management, Communications, Marketing or related field; 2) Five years of job-related experience to include fundraising, board development, capital campaigns and special events; 3) Or equivalent technical training, education, and/or experience; 4) Certified Fund Raising Executive certification, preferred; 5) Computer experience including fundraising software and databases; 6) Ability to work day, evening, and weekend hours. APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FURTHER REVIEWED ON: Knowledge of marketing department practices and procedures including grammatical, proofreading, and copy editing skills; Project management proficiency; Ability to multi-task and work on several projects at one time; Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and simple machines; Ability to create and manage appropriate database; Knowledge of original desk top publishing and design; Organizational and planning skills including event planning experience; Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; and Understanding of financial reports.

Salary and Benefits: STARTING SALARY RANGE: $55,068 - $71,607/annual, Grade 13; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension. Will work 37.5 hours per week and schedule includes day, evening, and weekend hours.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at click on 'About the Library' then under Employment Opportunities for vacancy announcement and application instructions. First review of applications will begin on 12/08/2014; however, position will be open until filled. - Posted November 13, 2014.

Academic Libraries

Harford Community College
Manager of Circulation and Acquisitions

Responsibilities: The manager supervises daily operations of circulation and acquisitions; maintains library statistics related to circulation, acquisitions, and building use; and supervises staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, placing purchase orders, processing invoices, and reconciling library accounts; scheduling Circulation Desk staffing; resolving patron issues; overseeing receipt of library materials; maintaining physical collections; hiring, training, and evaluating staff; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements and Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and one to three years of experience in a library or related field are required. Supervisory experience preferred. Applicants must be proficient in a Windows-based computer environment.

Salary and Benefits: $42,543 - $51,052

Application Process: Visit our Web site at to view job details and apply online. Online application must include a cover letter and resume. For best consideration apply by January 5, 2014. HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. HCC is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community. - Posted December 12, 2013.

Greenfield Library, St. John's College, Annapolis, MD
Technical Services Librarian

Responsibilities: Provides leadership, development, coordination, and direction for the following technical services areas: cataloging and classification, processing, authority file maintenance, serials processing, library systems administration, and basic bindery and preservation activities. Identifies, formulates, and assesses technical services goals, priorities, policies and procedures to ensure efficient workflows and high-quality user experience. Performs original and copy cataloging, using OCLC and SirsiDynix for all types of library materials. Participates in administering digitization projects. Handles basic repair and preservation activities.

Requirements and Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited institution; minimal 1-2 years professional experience; demonstrated knowledge of AACR2, MARC21, LC Subject Heading and Classification; knowledge of current trends in cataloging, RDA, metadata and information retrieval, information technology standards and protocols, digitization workflows, proxy servers, remote patron authentication and relational databases; experience working with integrated library systems, preferably SirsiDynix; knowledge of a foreign language; experience managing digital collections; experience creating/maintaining websites. Desirable Qualifications: A degree in liberal arts or humanities; work experience in an academic library; experience managing student aides; reading knowledge of French, German or ancient Greek language; experience with CONTENTdm; experience with basic repair and preservation activities; familiarity with the St. John's College curriculum.

Salary and Benefits: Grade 11, Minimum Salary $46,115.00. Excellent benefit package.

Application Process: Send cover letter and résumé to This position is available as soon as possible. - Posted November 12, 2014.

School, Special and Other Libraries

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

Responsibilities: The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has an immediate full-time opportunity for a Cataloger to provide cataloging services to the Library and to assist other library staff in cataloging, acquisitions, and other functions related to the processing of new materials into the collection. Essential Responsibilities Include: . Performing cataloging and classification of new library materials; . Examining books and other materials for subject content; assigns classification; determines relevant bibliographic details; . Developing guidelines, subject headings, policies, and procedures to ensure proper production and flow of work; . Entering bibliographic description and classification details into the Library's cataloging software using AACR2 rules, form, and punctuation; . Analyzing books for specific subject matter, especially topics relevant to the special purposes of the DAR Library; . Recasting subject matter into appropriate subject headings selected for use in the DAR Library; . Evaluating physical condition of books to determine appropriate conservation actions; . Providing reference services to researchers while working daily at the Library's reference desk.

Requirements and Qualifications: Qualifications: Education: . Master of Library Science (MLS) . Bachelor's degree, preferably in American History. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: . Minimum of one year of cataloging experience in a library setting or similar environment performing cataloging, or classification and annotations work; . Thorough knowledge of cataloging, classification practices and standards including usage of MARC software; . High proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Excel and Access database; . General professional knowledge of library policies and practices, including materials selection and collection development, information tools and searching techniques; . Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively; and to manage interruptions and shifting priorities; . Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; . Experience with customer service in a library or similar setting is required; . Experience with cataloging of American historical materials, ephemera, and manuscripts a plus.

Salary and Benefits: Salary range is between $43,000 and $47,000, dependent upon qualifying credentials, skills and experience.

Application Process: Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: Attention: Human Resources, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 1776 D St. NW, Washington, DC 20006-5303. ax or email resumes to E-mail: or Fax: 202-737-5702. We will accept resumes until we have filled the position. - Posted November 21, 2014.