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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 under 'About the Library' and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted September 18, 2014.

Calvert Library
Adult Resources and Staff Development Coordinator

Responsibilities: This position requires a collaborative, detail-oriented and flexible team player to oversee several critical areas: adult collection development and acquisitions, Reference services, Outreach services, staff development and Calvert Library's CLASS partnership with Calvert County Public Schools. The successful candidate will be a vital member of a dynamic administrative team, working closely with the library Director and two other coordinators. We serve a county with a population of 90,000 with a central library, three branches and a vibrant outreach service. Calvert Library is well-respected, deeply engaged in our community and forward thinking. As our vision states: Calvert Library is your destination for imagination, information and inspiration. We live that vision every day in our extensive offering of events and classes, our collections both digital and physical, and our excellent customer service. All four locations are open 61 hours a week. We are closed on Friday mornings to allow time for staff training and meetings; there are currently no Sunday hours at Calvert Library. The library has two outreach vehicles, 54.2 FTE, circulation over 1 million, budget of $3.9 million, our librarians answered almost 154,000 reference questions and over 55,000 customers attended library events.

Requirements and Qualifications: This position will be responsible for a wide range of services. Candidate will possess: Strong leadership and management experience that will be brought to bear in supervising the Outreach staff and coordinating teams, experience in collection development and acquisitions, excellent written/oral communication skills, strong inter-personal skills, experience in budget management, strong organizational and time management skills, and open and attuned to emerging technologies, trends, theories, principles and techniques of librarianship - particularly in the areas of collection development, acquisitions, staff development and reference services. Minimum qualifications: MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited institution and have or be eligible for an Advanced Professional Library Certificate from Maryland State Department of Education or Bachelor's Degree and Library Associate Certificate. Additionally, must have at least 4 years of related library experience and 2 years of supervisory experience. The position is full time, 35 hours per week, exempt. There are occasional weekend and evening hours, but most work weeks are Monday through Friday, 9-5. This position is based in the Administrative Office in Prince Frederick.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary is $51,415. The library offers competitive health, dental and vision benefits and a Maryland State Retirement Plan.

Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, application and answers to KSA questions all of which can be found at Applications are due by October 27, 2014 at 4pm. For more information, call (410) 535-0291. - Posted September 29, 2014.

Vineland, NJ Public Library
Library Director

Responsibilities: The Vineland Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking a Director for its library serving a population of 60,000+. The library has a collection of 95,000+ items, as well as electronic media. It employs 18 FT and 14 PT employees. The Director, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, develops and implements library policy, creates and manages the library's budget, develops library programs, oversees existing services, introduces new technologies, secures alternative funding through grant writing, plans for the library's future, and has overall responsibility for collection and staff development. The Director is also responsible for assuring that the Library and its staff follow all applicable City of Vineland and NJ State Civil Service policies. For a detailed job description, see the library's website at: under: Library Services/Employment Opportunities

Requirements and Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master's degree in Library or Information Science in a library program accredited by the ALA or from a NJ college Master's program in Library Science that has been deemed acceptable by Thomas Edison State College. Permanent residence within the City of Vineland is required within one year of assuming this position. This is a NJ Civil Service Position.

Salary and Benefits: The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits package is provided.

Application Process: Please submit cover letter, resume and three professional reference letters postmarked by NOVEMBER 7, 2014, to: Christine Schneider, President, Board of Trustees, Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360 or email to: Closing Date: November 7, 2014 - Posted September 29, 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, 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: 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 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 October 10, 2014. - Posted August 25, 2014.

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