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Caroline County Public Library
North County Branch Library Manager


Responsibilities: The Caroline County Public Library is searching for a dynamic, community-oriented individual to manage its Branch in Greensboro. The Branch Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of this small community library branch. Scope of duties include, but are not limited to: developing and maintaining public library services and programs, overseeing facility maintenance, recruiting and supervising volunteers, coordinating with other branches and departments of the County Library system, and networking with other agencies and organizations within the community. This position requires excellent customer service skills, building and maintaining strategic relationships, and strong management, planning and organizational skills.

Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university OR Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university. Two year's experience in management. One year's experience supervising employees. Library experience preferred. Fluency in Spanish is desired.

Salary and Benefits: Beginning salary range $36,972-$40,000 contingent on experience. Excellent benefits. 37.5 hours/ week; includes working at least one evening a week and one-two Saturdays a month.

Application Process: Resumes should be submitted by email to employment@carolib.org no later than April 25, 2014. - Posted April 7, 2014.

Harford County Public Library
Manager II - Virtual Services (Web ILS)


Responsibilities: Oversees, manages, designs and programs the Library's Website (virtual branch). Supervises and manages the day-to-day operations, activities and staff associated with managing the library's catalog and materials ILS (Integrated library system) database. Web responsibilities include the overall web architecture, hardware, software, design and standards for the library's and Library Foundation's public web presence, and the staff intranet services; Coordinates web content by communicating regularly with web content providers; and creates content as needed. Prepares website by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross-platform compatibility and establishing appropriate links. Responsible for technical trouble-shooting and correcting technical problems related to the web environment. Assists with the purchase of web-based subscription services and databases. Evaluates products, make recommendations for and integrates third party web-based products with the HCPL website and integrated library system (ILS). Oversees the Computer Services Center (CSC) in the absences of the Technology Administrator. Performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: 1) Bachelor's degree; preferably in Information Technology or other related degree; 2)Three (3) years of related professional experience including web design and maintenance and ensuring cross-platform compatibility; some experience is library setting preferred; 3) Previous experience overseeing database management/relational database systems; 4)Two (2) years supervisory experience; 5)Strong knowledge of and experience with current web languages, browser & usability standards; web-authoring, web services and API, and their standard uses; 6)Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. Those Applicants who meet minimum qualifications will also be reviewed for: Strong knowledge of web programming skills; current web languages and browser & usability standards; understanding of and ability to execute Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), JavaScript,, j.Query, PHP, MySQL; Understanding of Color theory, layout and design principles, CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), typography, Inter/Intranet, Web servers, Web browsers and computer operating systems, Federal Accessibility standards and W3C code validation; some knowledge of MAC/Apple technologies; demonstrated committee/team leadership and developing and executing goals and objectives; excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary and Benefits: Hiring salary: $60,567 - mid-point $78,722. 37.5 hours per week. Excellent benefits package. Maximum: $96,857

Application Process: Visit www.HCPLonline.org, Click on "About the Library" and Library Jobs page for full description and how to apply through our online submission process. - Posted April 3, 2014.

Montgomery County Public Libraries
Manager II


Responsibilities: This position is professional library administrative work having full accountability for administering all services of the 22 branches and kiosk of MCPL. An important aspect of the position will be to work closely with the Public Services Administrator (PSA) team and the Director to keep abreast of the changing library field, the needs of our many communities and residents, and the accomplishment of our strategic plan so that MCPL will continue to offer 21st century library services to our active users. Ongoing review of current branch policies and procedures and the study and recommendation of new or revised policies and procedures will also fall within the scope of responsibilities for this position. The employee will serve as the public services administrator for branch operations and the provision of customer service in the library department. Responsibilities include: assessing resources & customer needs across all branches, assisting the Director and the PSA team with planning goals & objectives for the Department's branch operations, overseeing the supervision & performance evaluations of all managers and supervisors in the branches of the Department, and working with the Director and the PSA team to develop strategies that will help to accomplish the Department's Strategic Plan. This position reports directly to the Director of Public Libraries. Overview of Montgomery County Libraries: Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) provides information services to & programming for children, teens, seniors & adults from 21 full service library facilities and the kiosk installation. This service is provided to a majority/minority County of just over 1 million residents. Demographics of the County are approximately 48% white; 18% Hispanic or Latino; 18% Black or African American and 15% Asian. 91% of adult residents have at least a high school diploma while 57% have a bachelor's degree or higher. These residents are served within our branches by a diverse and highly trained staff and outside our branches by the Outreach Team.

Requirements and Qualifications: Master's degree in library science or library information science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association plus seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in a field related to public library service. Employees will be responsible for maintaining appropriate level of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to sustain State licensure requirements for this position.

Salary and Benefits: $78,794 - $143,037

Application Process: TO VIEW THE ENTIRE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT & TO APPLY ON-LINE, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE @ www.montgomerycountymd.gov, click on "Careers" view requisition #irc14091. Position will be advertised from 4/8/14 to 4/22/14. RESUMES MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO THE PREFERRED CRITERIA IDENTIFIED IN THE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT AS THIS WILL BE USED TO CREATE OUR ELIGIBLE LIST AND POOL OF APPLICANTS. - Posted April 8, 2014.

Baltimore County Public Library
Adult Services/ Program Administrator


Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Planning, Projects, and Data Coordinator, sets a compelling vision and builds a sense of ownership around the need for quality programs and services for adults: 1) Leads the process and workflow for developing and delivering system-wide programs and services for adults that are offered in our branches, community venues, and online; 2) Builds and maintains relationships with community partners and government agencies that share a common mission in serving adults and niche audiences such as senior citizens, job seekers and others. This includes attending community meetings and making presentations; 3) Convenes the Outreach Council and serves as the system-wide liaison for adult programs and outreach activities planned and delivered by branch staff to ensure that adult programs and services are aligned with BCPL's strategic plan; 4) Works closely with the Assistant Director of Public Service to ensure that adult programs and services are aligned with and support public service efforts; 4) Collaborates with the marketing and development department in defining marketing activities and planning promotional pieces that support the success of adult programs and services; 5) Collaborates with the information services department in planning and designing online services for adults in particular niche audiences such as seniors, job seekers and others; 6) Monitors and evaluates the success of adult services and programming efforts by collecting and analyzing data, tracking statistics, preparing reports, and sharing outcomes with stakeholders; 7) Participates in system-wide reviews of policies and procedures related to adult service; 8) Provides training and guidance to staff regarding adult services and programs; and, 9) Manages funds allocated to adult services and programs.

Requirements and Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and comprehensive knowledge of public library services and operations acquired through three years of increasing responsibility and work experience in a public library. An MLS from an ALA accredited school is desirable: . Experience performing marketing activities and developing and designing content for websites is preferred; . Demonstrates a commitment to innovation by embracing change and being flexible; . Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter and effectively solving problems; . Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships; . Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers; . Post offer drug screening and physical.

Salary and Benefits: We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation and other paid leave, a variety of subsidized health care options, pension benefits, and other related benefits. Annualized Salary Range: $47,572 - $63,714 commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Create an MS Word or PDF document that includes your: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) salary history, and 4) contact information for three professional references and email this document to humres@bcpl.net. Your document must include all four items of information to be given full consideration. Clearly indicate the title: Adult Services/Program Administrator in your cover letter and in the subject line of your email. - Posted April 10, 2014.

Baltimore County Public Library
Assistant Library Manager II


Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Branch Manager, manages the day-to-day responsibilities of the library staff. May also be responsible for assisting with the a satellite branch: . Serves as a branch leader in communicating changes in library service and obtaining staff and customer buy-in; . Fosters and maintains good relations with staff, customers, administration and the community; . Responsible for supervising, training, and evaluating the work performance of staff and encouraging their professional development; . Applies leadership skills in directing and administering library services to all ages in a diverse community; . Engages in direct public service and develops and maintains a thorough understanding of BCPL rules and policies and ensures their appropriate application to customer service transactions; . Uses management and technology skills to improve efficiency and ensure excellent customer service; . Enforces library rules and policies and handles security issues and emergency situations as necessary; . Oversees building concerns and makes recommendations for upgrades and renovations; and . Actively participates on system-wide committees and promotes the library in the community.

Requirements and Qualifications: . MLS from an ALA accredited school and comprehensive knowledge of public library operations acquired through three years of progressively responsible work experience in a public library and three years of supervisory experience: . A commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds; . Experience using various technologies including Polaris or a similar ILS, online databases, E-books, and Microsoft applications; . Demonstrates a commitment to innovation by embracing change and being flexible; . Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter and effectively solving problems; . Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships; . Physical ability to stand at a public service desk for lengthy periods of time, push carts and shelve materials. Physical ability to bend, lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs.; . Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers; . Post offer drug screening and physical.

Salary and Benefits: We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation and other paid leave, a variety of subsidized health care options, pension benefits, and other related benefits. Annualized Salary Range: $55,026 - $73,770 commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Create an MS Word or PDF document that includes your: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, 3) salary history, and 4) contact information for three professional references and email this document to humres@bcpl.net. Your document must include all four items of information to be given full consideration. Clearly indicate the title: Assistant Library Manager in your cover letter and in the subject line of your email. - Posted April 10, 2014.

Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Library Data Analyst - PT


Responsibilities: Collects statistics and data from various sources and compiles reports; Coordinates and conducts studies of library service and operational effectiveness; Oversees measurement of effectiveness through design of measurements tools, coordination of measurement activities and analysis of results; Contributes to the identification of library performance standards, and routinely monitors progress; Identifies and communicates variances in performance metrics to library administration; Provides support for library planning processes; Coordinates and conducts special projects as assigned; Participates on committees and workgroups as assigned; Perform other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Requirements and Qualifications: Possession of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field. Proven experience statistical analysis, design, testing and troubleshooting. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to research and develop information. Knowledge of library resources, services, techniques, policies and procedures.

Salary and Benefits: This a part-time position at 20-hours per week with an annual salary of $21,197. It includes a generous benefits package.

Application Process: Submit Library Employment Application, resume and cover letter to PGCMLS, Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782 or HR@pgcmls.info. Library Employment Applications can be downloaded from the PGCMLS website, www.pgcmls.info. Click on the "About US" heading, then employment. Closing Date for Applications: Required paperwork must be received in the Human Resources Office by 5 pm on Friday, May 2, 2014. - Posted April 14, 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 http://www.harford.edu/job-seekers/career-opportunities.aspx 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.

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