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Kent County Public Library
Reference/Technology Library Associate I

Responsibilities: Provides reference services, and technical support and training. Teaches classes in computer skills to library users. On occasion, represents the library at community meetings. Performs all manner of bibliographic searches, interlibrary loan and referral services.

Requirements and Qualifications: Ability to interact with the public in a professional and courteous manner. High degree of cross platform technical skill. Ability to communicate and teach computer skills to patrons with varying degrees of technical ability. Knowledge of library methods, reference resources and reading interests.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary: $30,000.

Application Process: Application form and position description can be found - Posted July 10, 2014.

Enoch Pratt Free Library
Librarian Supervisor II, SLRC Division

Responsibilities: The Enoch Pratt Free Library is searching for qualified and experienced librarians to fill several Librarian Supervisor II positions for the State Library Resource Center (SLRC) Division. The departments currently in need are Humanities, Fiction & Young Adult, and Social Science and History. The Librarian Supervisor II serves as the department manager. Duties include supervision of assigned staff, collection management, design and implementation of program activities for the subject specialty area and the filing of required reports to Library administration. This is a senior level position that requires a commitment to public service and an awareness of the information needs of a large, urban, public library system. Included in this position is the opportunity to serve on Library committees, attend professional meetings, conferences, and workshops. The Librarian Supervisor II reports to the SLRC Manager and Chief, State Library Resources. Summary of Duties: The summary of duties listed below is not exhaustive. Additional duties are dependent upon the needs of the hiring department. - Supervise librarian and support staff through job assignment, performance evaluation, education and development, and team management and administration; - Plan and provide staff schedules and assure coverage for the hours that the Library is open. Approve leave requests and e-time; - Oversee library reference activity, circulation, computer services, program customization and implementation, staff scheduling, volunteer assignments, and where necessary, facility management; - Oversee the continual development and revision of department collections, programs, resources, and services through recommendations to manager and the Collections Management Department; - Prepare and submits written reports; analyzes statistics and activity of unit and submits statistical reports to the SLRC Manager or Chief. Provides input for creation of SLRC and Library strategic plans and data for reporting on plan implementation; - Monitor trends and developments in special subject fields and in public library services and programs. Attend state, and on occasion, national conferences; - Direct the preparation of special book lists, reference materials, and customer displays; - Provide materials and program notes for display on the Library Web site; - Manage the customer use of department computers and assigns staff to provide computer assistance where needed; - Prepare and monitor budget for assigned department; - Respond to customer complaints; - Enforce library discipline policy, recommend hiring and promotion through participation in recruitment and interviewing process; - Participate in project groups or committees within and outside of the Library with permission from manager; and - Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements and Qualifications: MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited college or university. Four years of librarian and two years of library management and supervisory experience. Intermediate automated library systems, electronic databases and internet research skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills. Desired Qualifications: Fours years public librarian experience. A subject interest or specialty. Advanced automated library systems, electronic databases and internet research skills. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of library science principles, practices, and techniques. Knowledge of a subject or age-level specialized topic. Excellent Internet and electronic research skills. Excellent library customer service skills. Ability to provide specialized research information to library customers. Ability to assign, review, and correct work of support library and office staff. Ability to work in a library team setting and maintain effective working relationships with library staff and management, library customers, and the general public. Ability to work a public service schedule that includes evening, Saturday and Sunday hours. Microsoft Office and database skills. Drug & Alcohol Testing: Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to submit to drug and alcohol testing. Position of Trust: Those under final consideration for appointment will be required to authorize the release of and successfully complete a criminal conviction check.

Salary and Benefits: Dependent upon qualifications.

Application Process: Applications may be filed online at: Click on "About" and 'Jobs at Pratt'. Use position #2014-00039. - Posted July 9, 2014.

Frederick County Public Libaries
Youth Services Coordinator

Responsibilities: Youth Services Coordinator @ Frederick County Public Libraries, MD. If you have big audacious ideas and the passion to pursue them, this brand new position is ready for development. You will coordinate and oversee Services to Youth (birth to 18), collaborate with staff that provide Youth Services system-wide, develop community wide outreach and partnership activities, and represent FCPL on local, state and national organizations that address issues concerning youth.

Requirements and Qualifications: Master's of Library Science from an ALA accredited program or Master's in Early Childhood Education, Family Studies or equivalent degree. Minimum 5 years of professional work experience managing Youth programs or services, including at least 3 years of professional work experience in a youth leadership, managerial, or supervisory position. Minimum 2 years work experience planning/executing age appropriate programs for youth.

Salary and Benefits: $53,604-$85,766 annually. This position is being advertised with a hiring range of $53,604-$64,324 per year. Discussion of being hired above the base salary may take place at the time of job offer and is not guaranteed.

Application Process: Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm August 6, 2014. For complete job description and to apply go to - Posted July 15, 2014.

Baltimore County Public Library
Head Cataloger

Responsibilities: . Manages cataloging staff and workloads; . Performs cataloging functions; . Provides leadership and models personal development; . Exhibits effective staff relations skills; . Encourages and supports continuous staff development; . Demonstrates leadership qualities in directing and administering library services; . Represents cataloging within the department and the Library System; . Performs additional related duties in order to meet the needs of the department, and the Library System; . Serves as Chair of the Catalog Access Team . Oversees major projects related to library catalog; . Performs functions of Department Manager in his/her absence.

Requirements and Qualifications: . Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library program; . One year of supervisory experience; . Knowledge of cataloging and classification normally acquired through four years of public library experience; . Some knowledge of RDA (Resource Description and Access) implementation preferred; . Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, verbally and in writing, with customers and staff at all times; . Ability to sit and to use a computer for extended periods of time; . Physical ability to bend, lift up to 25 lbs. and push/pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 lbs.; . Post offer background check, drug screen and physical.

Salary and Benefits: We offer an excellent benefit package that includes: four weeks of vacation, sick and personal leave, subsidized health care coverage, pension eligibility, and other valuable benefits. Annualized Salary Range: $47,572 - $73,770; commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Application Process: Go to and follow the directions indicated. Email your application, cover letter, and resume to Only complete documents sent by email will be accepted. Clearly indicate the title: Head Cataloger on your application and in the subject line of your email. - Posted July 17, 2014.

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

Responsibilities: Manage, maintain and promote special collection (Sojourner Truth) at Oxon Hill Branch. May prepare and maintain a budget for special collection. Promote library services and special collection usage and assist with System wide programming relating to African American history and culture. Provide quality reference and readers' advisory services. Participates in the selection, development, evaluation and maintenance of materials to meet community information and recreation requirements; reads and reviews materials and identifies replacement needs. Plans and arranges displays. Collect, maintain and evaluate statistics relating to age-level or branch performance and program effectiveness. Train, supervise and evaluate Staff in supervisory line. Plan and present programs and Book Talks for schools, community agencies and other groups; Compiles bibliographies; maintains files and indexes. Work in various departments or branches other than special collection. Keeps informed of professional developments in library service. Attends professional meetings, workshops and conferences and serves on committees. Assume the duties of a senior staff member upon request. Initiates and maintains local community contacts. Perform Circulation tasks when required. Perform 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 and two (2) years of professional library experience; completion of, or current participation in, the Library's professional basic supervisory training course or previous supervisory experience. Two (2) years of experience as a Library Associate may be substituted for one (1) year of experience as a Librarian. A background in African American Studies and or resources is desirable. The Applicant must have an understanding of the Prince Georges County Memorial Library System policies, practices, goals and objectives. Knowledge of community organizations, agencies, resources, program development, delivery and fundraising is desirable. Ability to effectively supervise, plan, schedule, train and evaluate staff. Demonstrated ability to efficiently communicate with a diverse public and Staff both orally and in writing. This position will take the Sojourner Truth Collection to the next phase of development and beyond. Work involves extensive standing; walking, reaching, stooping, bending, grasping, moving objects; and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.

Salary and Benefits: $46,704 and a generous benefits package. This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position. Schedule includes a combination of daytime, evening and Saturday hours.

Application Process: You must submit a Library Employment Application along with a cover letter and resume to or PGCMLS, Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Library Employment Applications can be downloaded from the PGCMLS website, - Posted July 18, 2014.

The Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Library Associate I/II, Accokeek Branch

Responsibilities: Provides reference and readers' advisory services to customers; assists customers in the use of library equipment and reference tools; promotes library services and collection usage. Develops and maintains displays; assists in planning and conducting variety of programs and special events. Reviews journals, book reviews and other professional literature and makes suggestions for purchase of new materials. May work in branches other than where regularly assigned. Performs circulation tasks when required; receives and processes reserve and interlibrary loan requests. Serves on committees; attends professional meetings and workshops. Performs other duties or responsibilities that are related to the position.

Requirements and Qualifications: Possession of Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Some knowledge of library services offered to the public. General knowledge of research techniques and procedures; general knowledge of office procedures and records maintenance techniques; ability to develop competent skills in different specialties with moderate training. Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully and efficiently with a diverse public, community organizations and staff. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work involves extensive standing; walking; reaching, stooping, bending, grasping and moving objects; and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment. Within two (2) years of appointment incumbent is required to complete a minimum of 90 hours of in-service training by attending the Maryland State Library Associate Training Institute (LATI). Library Associate II: Successful completion of LATI or complete six (6) hours of formal course work in library science from an accredited program and two (2) years as a Library Associate I.

Salary and Benefits: Salary: $20,021 and a generous benefits package. Part-time (20 hours/week): Monday 12:30pm - 9pm; Thursday 9am - 6pm; Alternating Saturdays 9am - 5pm.

Application Process: Submit a resume, cover letter and Library Employment application to PGCMLS, Attn: Human Resources, 6532 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782 or by 5 pm on Friday, August 1, 2014. No resumes and cover letter will be accepted without Library applications. Library Employment Applications can be downloaded from the PGCMLS website. - Posted July 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 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 Libraries
Digital Learning Initiative Librarian

Responsibilities: Designs and implements an innovative digital learning program for the libraries and the Terrapin Learning Commons that incorporates new technologies, analysis of user needs, as well as a strong pedagogical and user experience focus. Works in partnership with library faculty to apply learning theories and technologies to develop and support the creation of online learning objects, instructional modules, and other materials. Maintains a strong knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues and best practices in academic libraries in the areas of online research assistance, instructional technologies, and user experience services. Collaborates with other librarians in the Teaching and Learning Services Department to explore new technologies that support online learning, mobile marketing of library services and enhance the libraries' virtual presence. Develops and delivers online and in-person instruction sessions for both students and faculty. Provides guidance on the development of spaces that enrich and enhance the learning experiences of our users through a synthesis of technology, pedagogy and design. Works in partnership with campus-wide groups and departments to situate these activities within the broader strategic directions of the university. 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:

Requirements and Qualifications: Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree in Library or Information Science. Experience providing in-person and virtual instruction and reference services. Experience applying assessment methods to evaluate student learning. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, oral, and written communication and decision-making skills. Ability to adapt to change and to be flexible. Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty and staff in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.Capability and commitment to engage in research and continued professional development worthy of promotion and tenure as a faculty member of the University of Maryland Libraries. Preferred Qualifications: At least 2 years' experience implementing technologies that support teaching and learning, such as: social networking/web 2.0 tools in an educational context knowledge of and/or experience with current issues in academic libraries, information technology, course management systems, assessment tools and user experience concepts, scale-up classrooms, clickers, and learning spaces . Experience with discovery systems and applications from a public services perspective. For the full position description, please go to

Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with experience.

Application Process: APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at . 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 August 8, 2014. The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, or gender identity and expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. - Posted July 2, 2014.

Beneficial-Hodson Library/Hood College
Archival/Curatorial Technician

Responsibilities: The successful candidate must be a detail-oriented individual. He or she will provide support for Hood Library's archive technical functions, including such activities as the scanning of archival documents, inventorying of archival materials, photocopying of documents for preservation, organizing physical materials, producing finding aids for archival materials, and occasionally supervising student workers and volunteers. Most importantly, this individual will, in consultation with the Director, develop an overall plan for the organization and processing of Hood's archival materials.

Requirements and Qualifications: This position requires the ability to set priorities and to utilize strong organizational skills. Bachelor's degree and one to two years of archives experience and/or education required. Experience with archival conservation/ preservation techniques and with scanning and copying equipment highly desirable.

Salary and Benefits: This position is an 18-hour-per-week regular appointment, which will be worked during a schedule that coincides with regular Archives hours, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The hourly rate for this position is $13.00, non-negotiable.

Application Process: Qualified candidates are requested to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a résumé, cover letter and three professional references. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. (The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line".) If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592. Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College's nondiscrimination policy, please visit - Posted July 21, 2014.

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