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Harford County Public Library
Library Associate I or II - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)


Responsibilities: Performs a variety of reference services within a branch; assists individuals and groups in locating and obtaining materials and information; assists customers with electronic resources; may maintain adult, teen and/or children's collection as assigned; manages collections and programs for specialized areas/ services/resources. This position will be responsible for managing the STEM collection and related programming. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I: .Bachelor's degree; Master's degree in Education, preferred; .1 year or more of related experience, in a science, technology field or other STEM related field; .1 year of direct customer/public service experience; .Experience in developing STEM related programs and selecting STEM related materials for pre-school through school-aged children; .1 year of direct customer/public service experience; .Computer experience including internet use and familiarity with interactive computer models and learning activities; .Ability to attend Library Associate Training Program and to complete the program within 2 years after starting the program; .Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. ADDITIONAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II: . Completion of Library Associate Training Program or 9 academic credits from an approved library related curriculum from an ALA approved institution. Will be asked to provide documentation.

Salary and Benefits: STARTING PAY: $16.26 per hour, Grade 7 for Library Associate I; Non-Exempt. $17.84 per hour, Grade 8 for Library Associate II; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension. Work week:37.5 hours per week to work day, evening, and weekend hours.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at www.HCPLonline.org, About the Library and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted August 28, 2014.

Harford County Public Library
Assistant Branch Manager II - Adult Services


Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Responsible for directly supervising the adult services staff and oversees, plans and implements adult library programs at HCPL's largest branch; Provides reference, collection maintenance and readers' advisory services to the public, and works on reference desk as required. Serves on the branch management team assisting with branch operations and activities and may assist with teen and children's programs and reference services; Participates in training of reference staff; Supervises other branch staff and volunteers, as assigned or needed. Shares a leadership role in developing system-wide adult services and activities. Will also serve as a Passport Agent for the Library's Passport Services within the branch. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 1) Masters of Library Science degree or other Master's degree in an approved library related curriculum from ALA accredited institution. Note: Will consider applicants that will complete MLS program within six months from date of application. 2) Ability to obtain State of Maryland Certification as a Professional Librarian within six months from hire. 3) 2 years reference work including direct information service & training customers and staff on use of computers & databases and downloading digital library materials to a personal device, preferably in a public library setting. 4) 1 or more years of supervisory experience. 5) Experience in programs, services and outreach with an emphasis on adult group but also some knowledge of teen and children's services; and, 6) Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE FURTHER REVIEWED ON: Excellent written communication skills to include writing letters, memos, reports, and calculate statistical data; Excellent interpersonal skills to handle problems and confidential information and deal effectively with all age groups; Ability to communicate effectively with customers and staff, including negotiation skills and explaining policies and procedures; Good organizational & planning skills.

Salary and Benefits: $25.69 - $28.26 per hour/annualized to $50,096 - $55,105, Grade 12; Commensurate with experience; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension. Full salary maximum $80,106.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at www.HCPLonline.org, About the Library and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted August 28, 2014.

Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Librarian II, Special Collections, Sojourner Truth Room


Responsibilities: Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises the work of the Sojourner Truth Room. Provides quality reference and readers' advisory services. Promotes library services and the special collection usage. Initiates and maintains local community contacts. Reads and reviews materials; develops, evaluates and maintains collection for the department to meet community information, recreation and research requirements. Trains, supervises and evaluates staff in supervisory line. Plans and presents programs and activities such as school visits, festivals and fairs, book talks and programs for the public; assists with System wide programming relating to African American history and culture; plans and arranges displays. Compiles materials lists; maintains files and indexes. Works in various departments or branches other than where regularly assigned. Collects, maintains and evaluates data relating to department or branch performance and program effectiveness. Assists with planning and execution of fundraising activities. Keeps informed of professional developments in library service. Attends professional meetings, workshops and conferences and serves on committees. Assumes the duties of designated Librarian-in-Charge upon request. Performs other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Requirements and Qualifications: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program; three (3) years of related professional experience; and two (2) years supervisory experience. Background in African American resources and customer interests and needs. Considerable knowledge of library policies, practices, goals and objectives. Knowledge of community organizations, agencies and resources. Considerable knowledge of both the collection currently held by the Library System and that available outside the System. Knowledge of sources and tools offering assistance in the selection of appropriate materials. Skill in program development and delivery and fundraising. Ability to effectively direct the activities of the unit assigned. Ability to effectively supervise, including planning, scheduling, training and evaluating staff. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse public, community organizations and staff. Ability to maintain records and develop reports in a clear and orderly manner. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including presentations. Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Professional Public Librarian Certification in the State of Maryland and Class C driver's license in good standing required. Work involves extensive standing, walking; sitting; reaching, stooping, bending, grasping and moving objects; and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.

Salary and Benefits: $46,704 - $78,307 and a generous benefits package.

Application Process: Submit a Library Employment Application along with a cover letter and resume to HR@pgcmls.info or PGCMLS, Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Library Employment Applications can be downloaded from the PGCMLS website, www.pgcmls.info. Click on "About Us" and Employment. This position will be open until filled. Special Requests: Professional Public Librarian Certification in the State of Maryland. - Posted September 5, 2014.

Harford County Public Library
Library Associate I or II - Children's Services


Responsibilities: Duties include providing information and reference services to library customers, collection area responsibilities and in-house programming and outreach. Will be working with developing special needs programming and other special needs initiatives. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR LIBRARY ASSOCIATE I: - Bachelor's degree, preferably in Special Education. - Computer experience including internet. - Previous work experience with youth with special needs. - 1 year of direct customer/public service experience. - Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. ADDITIONAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR LIBRARY ASSOCIATE II: - Completion of Maryland state-sponsored Library Associates Training Institute program or 9 hours of formal academic course work in library science. Will be asked to provide documentation. APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS WILL BE FURTHER REVIEWED ON: Ability to complete the Maryland state-sponsored Library Associates Training Institute program within 2 years from hire date for Library Associate I. Knowledge of children's and reference materials; Programming and collection development experience for children's services working with special needs children a plus; Must possess strong customer service skills & reference interview techniques; Knowledge of downloading digital materials to a personal device; Ability to work well with people & good interpersonal relations; Organizational and planning skills for Library Associate I or II.

Salary and Benefits: STARTING PAY: $16.26 per hour, Grade 7 for Library Associate I; Non-Exempt. $17.84 per hour, Grade 8 for Library Associate II; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension. Work week: 37.5 hours per week. Work 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 www.HCPLonline.org under "About the Library" and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted September 11, 2014.

Harford County Public Library
Librarian - Children's Services


Responsibilities: Provides a variety of professional services to customers to include reference, reader's advisory, computer instruction, training, programming/community outreach, collection development and a variety of related tasks. Works collaboratively with department staff in a team approach to public service; oversees, plans and implements children programs; and works on reference desk as required. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: . Masters of Library Science degree or other Master's degree in an approved library related curriculum from ALA accredited institution; .Ability to obtain State of Maryland Certification as a Professional Librarian within six months from hire; .1 year of reference work in a public library including direct information service & training customers and staff on use of computers & databases and downloading digital library materials to a personal device; . Knowledge of adult, young adult and children's materials including reference material to effectively assist customers while performing reference responsibilities; . Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE FURTHER REVIEWED ON: Excellent knowledge of children's literature and reference materials; Programming and collection development experience for children's services with ability to share their expertise with others; Must possess strong customer service skills & reference interview techniques; Ability to work well with people both in the library as well as with school and other outside representatives; Good organizational and planning skills.

Salary and Benefits: STARTING PAY RANGE: $21.22 - $23.34 per hour; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at www.HCPLonline.org under 'About the Library' and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted September 18, 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.

University of Maryland, College Park - Libraries
Director, Consortial Library Application Support (CLAS)


Responsibilities: The University of Maryland Libraries is seeking a Director for the Consortial Library Application Support (CLAS) Department, to provide leadership and support to the USMAI Library Consortium in the integration, operation and maintenance efforts of the consortiums software and database applications. The CLAS Director serves as a senior member of the College Park Libraries Digital Systems and Stewardship Division (DSS), reporting to the Associate Dean for Digital Systems and Stewardship at the University of Maryland Libraries. The CLAS Director will focus efforts to work closely and effectively with the Council of Library Directors (CLD) of USMAI and its Executive Director. He/she provides leadership and direct supervision to a professional technical staff. The CLAS director will be responsible for developing and managing budgets for approved projects and initiatives of the USMAI. The director will also be responsible for developing annual budgets for the CLAS team, for presenting that budget to the CLD and for executing budgets, once they are approved by the CLD. The CLAS Director will be responsible for the research, planning, procurement, development, deployment, support and management of USMAI library application software; and for the integration, implementation, and maintenance of software to provide access and discovery services to scholarly and administrative information. The USMAI is at a crossroad in its evolution, at the edge of adopting new discovery tools and next generation systems. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone who would like to be in the forefront of national leadership in the development of large consortial library information systems.

Requirements and Qualifications: Demonstrated Abilities: ● Demonstrated initiative and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ● Excellent organizational, analytical, time management and communication (oral and written) skills; ● Demonstrated ability to manage complex budgets that involve multiple organizations and institutions; ● Positive interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, with executive management bodies, with multiple stake holders, and with technical and library staff having widely varied skill sets and technical knowledge; ● Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to identify emerging trends in libraries and relevant technology. ● Flexibility in a changing technological and organizational environment. Ability to adapt to, implement, and manage change in business and in service models. Education: Master's Degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association OR an advanced degree in either information sciences or information management with experience in library management. Experience - Required: ● A minimum of four (4) years of professional experience in information technology services. ● A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a managerial role (e.g. project leader). ● Familiarity with library software applications as well as new trends/developments in this field. ● Strong technical background related to the responsibilities of the position. ● Ability to meet promotion and permanent status requirements of the University of Maryland at College Park Libraries as described in APPSC Policy BOR II-1.00: The University of Maryland Policy on Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status of Library Faculty. Experience - Preferred: ● Experience with commercial and/or open source library software solutions. ● Experience working with commercial vendors on procurement, contract development, and technical support. ● Knowledge of and experience with applying project management principles (PMP certification preferred). ● Experience with or working knowledge of consortial environments and requirements. ● Experience supporting applications running in Unix/Linux and Windows environment(s). ● Experience managing software application development lifecycle. ● Programming and/or database administration experience. ● Experience delivering presentations. ● Demonstrated ability to define a vision for a team and bring it to fruition.

Salary and Benefits: Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant's experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/ii-100B.html. Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays, Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription.

Application Process: For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions. APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/28592. No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until October 10, 2014. - Posted August 25, 2014.

Salisbury University / Blackwell Library
Research/Instructional Librarian


Responsibilities: Salisbury University is seeking a creative, dynamic, and collaborative applicant to join the staff of the SU Libraries as Research/Instructional Librarian. Primary Job Duties: Serve as the librarian liaison to several academic departments. The librarian will be responsible for instruction, collection development, and other support for the liaison departments' teaching and research-related information needs. Effective and creative instruction is especially important. Participate in providing face-to-face and electronic reference services, including some evening and weekend hours. Cooperate with other librarians in library-wide instructional activities, such as developing activities for and teaching sessions of freshman English classes. Serve on committees and task forces and be active professionally.

Requirements and Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited institution or equivalent degree from a foreign institution at the time of appointment. Related experience working in academic libraries. Demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices in information literacy instruction. Demonstrated knowledge of general reference sources and best practices in reference services and information literacy. Preferred qualifications: Second graduate degree in a discipline taught at Salisbury University. Reference and instruction experience in an academic or research library. Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Salary and Benefits: This is a library faculty position on a permanent status track with excellent benefits. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Process: Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and phone numbers of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Susan Brazer at SEBRAZER@salisbury.edu. Closing Date: Applications submitted by September 25, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin around January 1, 2015, but the date is negotiable. - Posted September 4, 2014.

Salisbury University / Blackwell Library
Outreach and Education Coordinator


Responsibilities: Salisbury University is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and qualified applicant to join the staff of the Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture as its part-time Outreach and Education Coordinator. Primary Job Duties: Coordinate many aspects of public and educational outreach for the Nabb Center. This includes collaborating with faculty and students to integrate Nabb Center collections and activities into teaching, learning, and research; coordinating exhibits, public programs, and other outreach strategies that engage the local and educational communities; and coordinating the Nabb Center's publications.

Requirements and Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in history, social studies education, museum studies, or related field. A minimum of one year of outreach experience at a research center, historical society, historical library, museum, archives, or similar institution. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree preferred in history, social studies education, museum studies, or related field. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of American history and teaching with primary sources. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Attention to details. Ability and willingness to work with diverse groups of users.

Salary and Benefits: This is a part-time (20 hours per week), exempt State position with a pro-rated benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/HR/Jobs/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: a letter of interest, resume, a writing sample up to 10 pages in length, and the names and phone numbers of at least three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the search chair, Ray Thompson, at grthompson@salisbury.edu. Closing Date: Applications submitted by September 25, 2014 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. - Posted September 4, 2014.

Morgan State Univ. - Earl. S. Richardson Library
University Archivist


Responsibilities: Manages the day-to-day activities of the University Archives, including supervision of staff and student assistants; builds and manages university archive record groups and unit related digital collections, historical manuscript collections, as well as non-literary rare book holdings. Applies and promulgates standards and best practices in providing access to archival and manuscript collections through finding aids, catalog records, and other descriptive means; provides hands on support for the arrangement and description of archival and manuscript collections and provides reference, consultation, and instruction services related to University Archives collections; the archivist develops methods for maintaining and tracking statistical records of unit operations and use of collections, particularly student use of primary source materials; creates and coordinates exhibitions, public programs, and publications that promote the University and the use of the University Archives and pursues grant funding and development opportunities to support University Archives activities; performs other duties as required.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Library Information Science or a related discipline; five (5) years of experience in an archival setting to include experience in a professional position working in an archives or manuscript repository. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of descriptive cataloging principles, experience working with archival database applications, web-based technologies, digitization technologies and standards, and metadata standards (specifically MARC, DUBLIN, CORE, and EAD). USMARC format and archives use of the Internet; knowledge of EAD (Encoded Archival Description); knowledge of archival theory, methods and practices; knowledge of preservation techniques; skill in deciphering deteriorated or poor quality printed matter handwritten manuscripts, photographs, or film; ability to understand the content of documents and the context in which they are created; ability to work independently and collaboratively; ability to organize large amounts of information and write clear instructions for its retrieval and use in metadata; ability to complete projects within a limited time frame.

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with Experience.

Application Process: Send letter of interest indicating Job #2012-108, a resume, a Morgan State University Application for Employment, and three names of references with telephone numbers to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail information to jobs@ morgan.edu. This position will be 'Open Until Filled'. - Posted September 11, 2014.

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