Webinar – Masters of Science in Library and Information Science

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Date: Wednesday, June 20

Time: 4:30pm ET

Link: http://lis.cua.edu/events/infosessions.cfm

 

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Archival Reference Services Internship – National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution – Suitland, MD

The National Anthropological Archives is looking for a graduate student to support its reference and outreach program.

The intern will gain hands-on training in the archival reference process, from consulting with researchers to determine the material most likely to suit their needs, to serving this material and monitoring its use in the research room. Projects will involve staffing the reference desk, responding to remote research queries, and contributing to outreach efforts.

The intern will also work on other specific projects to improve the accessibility and discoverability of materials, and thus improve the researcher experience.

Date: mid-September through December.

Pay:Position is unpaid, part-time, with flexible work hours,

Work hours: between 9:00am-4:30pm, Tuesdays-Fridays.

Priority will be given to applications received by August 17, 2018.

Full details and application instructions can be found at:https://www.smithsonianofi.com/internship-in-archival-reference-services/

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Library Associate I-Branch Joppa- Harford County Public Library- Joppa, MD

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of reference services within a branch and/or materials management responsibilities; assists individuals and groups in locating and obtaining materials and information; assists patrons with electronic resources; selects materials in all formats for all audiences; maintains adult, young adult and children collections, may manage specialized collections and programs for Detention Center, Learning and Sharing Center, Sharing the Gift program, Small Business, etc.; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Application Period: Posted: July 16, 2018. Closing Date: August 3, 2018.

Work Week: 15 hours per week; Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions:

Position Functions:

  1. Performs a variety of reference services within a branch;
  2. Assists the public in the use of library resources, including computer catalogs, indexes, computerized search systems, and the Internet
  3. Searches online catalogs and shelves to locate information
  4. Performs in-depth reference searches and performing readers’ advisory services
  5. Plans, assembles, and arranges displays of materials to support popular topics
  6. Conducts library tours and orientations
  7. Provides information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services to customers
  8. Provides library services to special populations and coordinating special programs such as summer readings, story times, or holiday programs
  9. Prepares and compiles required reports and statistics
  10. May perform limited circulation duties, as assigned
  11. May maintain assigned collection
  12. May manage and coordinate activities associated with assigned population
  13. May coordinate library services and schedule library visits to the designated outreach sites
  14. May plan, prepare and deliver materials for assigned population and/or sites
  15. May prepare monthly newsletters for assigned program
  16. May develop training tools and conduct staff training
  17. May plan, direct, or carry out special projects involving library promotion and outreach activities.

Standard Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested
  2. Represents Library at various outreach activities, as needed;
  3. Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives
  4. Maintains good public relations with the community through contacts with public officials, community leaders, volunteers, Friends of the Library, appropriate school personnel, and the general public
  5. Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise
  6. Is dependable and punctual
  7. Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service
  8. Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Library’s Policies and Procedures Manual
  9. Completes time sheet and other necessary forms and reports accurately and in a timely manner
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Library Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelors Degree.
  2. Ability to attend Library Associate Training Program and to complete the program within 2 years after starting the program for Library Associate I.
  3. 1 year of direct customer/public service experience.
  4. Computer experience including Internet.
  5. Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to gain working knowledge of library practices and procedures, including accurate use of current reference and search tools and the standard automated library system
  2. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of reference and reader’s advisory services
  3. Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines
  4. Working knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and bibliographic utilities
  5. Ability to develop and present programs
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  7. Basic math skills.

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to Branch Manager or Assistant Branch Manager. Does not regularly supervise other staff. May supervise volunteers.

Work Environment:

  • Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials, up to 30 pounds, in non-strenuous work environment. For example, pushing/pulling of library carts to move library materials within the department, and set up and break down of displays.
  • Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time.
  • Observes safe work place practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques and following fire regulations.
  • Ability to travel to branch/outside locations, as necessary.

Employees who work less than 37.5 hours per week are categorized as Non-Exempt for purposes of establishing eligibility for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Compensation for overtime must be in compliance with the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, Wage and Hour Law, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organizations needs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.

Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Library Assistant I- Bel Air, MD Branch – Harford County Public Library – Bel Air, MD

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of reference services within a branch and/or materials management responsibilities; assists individuals and groups in locating and obtaining materials and information; assists patrons with electronic resources; selects materials in all formats for all audiences; maintains adult, young adult and children collections, may manage specialized collections and programs for Detention Center, Learning and Sharing Center, Sharing the Gift program, Small Business, etc.; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Application Period: Posted: July 16, 2018. Closing Date: August 3, 2018.

Work Week: 15 hours per week; Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions:

Position Functions:

  1. Performs a variety of reference services within a branch;
  2. Assists the public in the use of library resources, including computer catalogs, indexes, computerized search systems, and the Internet
  3. Searches online catalogs and shelves to locate information
  4. Performs in-depth reference searches and performing readers’ advisory services
  5. Plans, assembles, and arranges displays of materials to support popular topics
  6. Conducts library tours and orientations
  7. Provides information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services to customers
  8. Provides library services to special populations and coordinating special programs such as summer readings, story times, or holiday programs
  9. Prepares and compiles required reports and statistics
  10. May perform limited circulation duties, as assigned
  11. May maintain assigned collection
  12. May manage and coordinate activities associated with assigned population
  13. May coordinate library services and schedule library visits to the designated outreach sites
  14. May plan, prepare and deliver materials for assigned population and/or sites
  15. May prepare monthly newsletters for assigned program
  16. May develop training tools and conduct staff training
  17. May plan, direct, or carry out special projects involving library promotion and outreach activities.

Standard Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested
  2. Represents Library at various outreach activities, as needed;
  3. Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives
  4. Maintains good public relations with the community through contacts with public officials, community leaders, volunteers, Friends of the Library, appropriate school personnel, and the general public
  5. Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise
  6. Is dependable and punctual
  7. Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service
  8. Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Library’s Policies and Procedures Manual
  9. Completes time sheet and other necessary forms and reports accurately and in a timely manner
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Library Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelors Degree.
  2. Ability to attend Library Associate Training Program and to complete the program within 2 years after starting the program for Library Associate I.
  3. 1 year of direct customer/public service experience.
  4. Computer experience including Internet.
  5. Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to gain working knowledge of library practices and procedures, including accurate use of current reference and search tools and the standard automated library system
  2. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of reference and reader’s advisory services
  3. Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines
  4. Working knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and bibliographic utilities
  5. Ability to develop and present programs
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  7. Basic math skills.

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to Branch Manager or Assistant Branch Manager. Does not regularly supervise other staff. May supervise volunteers.

Work Environment:

  • Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials, up to 30 pounds, in non-strenuous work environment. For example, pushing/pulling of library carts to move library materials within the department, and set up and break down of displays.
  • Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time.
  • Observes safe work place practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques and following fire regulations.
  • Ability to travel to branch/outside locations, as necessary.

Employees who work less than 37.5 hours per week are categorized as Non-Exempt for purposes of establishing eligibility for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Compensation for overtime must be in compliance with the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, Wage and Hour Law, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organizations needs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.

Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Library Associate Branch I: Abington – Harford County Public Library – Abingdon, MD

Position Summary:

Performs a variety of reference services within a branch and/or materials management responsibilities; assists individuals and groups in locating and obtaining materials and information; assists patrons with electronic resources; selects materials in all formats for all audiences; maintains adult, young adult and children collections, may manage specialized collections and programs for Detention Center, Learning and Sharing Center, Sharing the Gift program, Small Business, etc.; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Application Period: Posted: July 16, 2018. Closing Date: August 3, 2018.

Work Week: 15 hours per week; Work schedule includes day, evening and weekend hours.

Essential Functions:

Position Functions:

  1. Performs a variety of reference services within a branch;
  2. Assists the public in the use of library resources, including computer catalogs, indexes, computerized search systems, and the Internet
  3. Searches online catalogs and shelves to locate information
  4. Performs in-depth reference searches and performing readers’ advisory services
  5. Plans, assembles, and arranges displays of materials to support popular topics
  6. Conducts library tours and orientations
  7. Provides information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services to customers
  8. Provides library services to special populations and coordinating special programs such as summer readings, story times, or holiday programs
  9. Prepares and compiles required reports and statistics
  10. May perform limited circulation duties, as assigned
  11. May maintain assigned collection
  12. May manage and coordinate activities associated with assigned population
  13. May coordinate library services and schedule library visits to the designated outreach sites
  14. May plan, prepare and deliver materials for assigned population and/or sites
  15. May prepare monthly newsletters for assigned program
  16. May develop training tools and conduct staff training
  17. May plan, direct, or carry out special projects involving library promotion and outreach activities.

Standard Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested
  2. Represents Library at various outreach activities, as needed;
  3. Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives
  4. Maintains good public relations with the community through contacts with public officials, community leaders, volunteers, Friends of the Library, appropriate school personnel, and the general public
  5. Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise
  6. Is dependable and punctual
  7. Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service
  8. Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Library’s Policies and Procedures Manual
  9. Completes time sheet and other necessary forms and reports accurately and in a timely manner
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Library Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelors Degree.
  2. Ability to attend Library Associate Training Program and to complete the program within 2 years after starting the program for Library Associate I.
  3. 1 year of direct customer/public service experience.
  4. Computer experience including Internet.
  5. Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to gain working knowledge of library practices and procedures, including accurate use of current reference and search tools and the standard automated library system
  2. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of reference and reader’s advisory services
  3. Ability to operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines
  4. Working knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and bibliographic utilities
  5. Ability to develop and present programs
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  7. Basic math skills.

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to Branch Manager or Assistant Branch Manager. Does not regularly supervise other staff. May supervise volunteers.

Work Environment:

  • Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials, up to 30 pounds, in non-strenuous work environment. For example, pushing/pulling of library carts to move library materials within the department, and set up and break down of displays.
  • Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time.
  • Observes safe work place practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques and following fire regulations.
  • Ability to travel to branch/outside locations, as necessary.

Employees who work less than 37.5 hours per week are categorized as Non-Exempt for purposes of establishing eligibility for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Compensation for overtime must be in compliance with the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, Wage and Hour Law, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organizations needs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.

Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Circulation Manager : Jarrettsville Branch – Harford County Public Library – Jarrettsville, MD

Position Summary:

Responsible for general operation of the circulation and page departments of the branch including supervising, scheduling, evaluating, and training circulation and page staff; and performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Essential Functions:

Position Functions:

  1. Ensures the efficient and effective operation of the circulation and/or page departments
  2. Opens and closes the branch, as assigned
  3. Prepares the money reports
  4. Prepares pull-list materials and sends to appropriate location
  5. Performs circulation tasks as identified in the Library Assistant I – Circulation position description
  6. Resolves internal and external customer complaints
  7. Troubleshoots branch machinery and computers, as necessary
  8. Monitors departmental budget

Supervision Functions:

  1. Hires and supervises assigned staff, as well as assigned volunteers
  2. Oversees the training of staff and volunteers, as assigned
  3. Administers the Performance Recognition System (PRS), the library’s performance evaluation system, in accordance with published guidelines
  4. Approves annual leave and checks and tabulates timesheets for assigned staff
  5. Prepares monthly reports, meeting agendas, and monthly schedules
  6. Interprets and implements system wide policies and procedures
  7. Schedules and facilitates department/team meetings
  8. Ensures staff receive and understand system and department communications via written or electronic format
  9. May act as supervisor of team or work group and/or may supervise volunteers.

Standard Functions:

  1. Serves on committees and participates in workshops, seminars, and training as requested
  2. Represents Library at various outreach activities, as needed
  3. Notifies Supervisor with suggested ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of personnel and procedures and system-wide goals and objectives
  4. Maintains good public relations with the community through contacts with public officials, community leaders, volunteers, Friends of the Library, appropriate school personnel, and the general public
  5. Learns new skills and technologies to retain proficiency in areas of expertise
  6. Is dependable and punctual
  7. Maintains a positive, friendly, and cooperative attitude and provides consistent customer service
  8. Upholds all library policies and procedures as defined in Harford County Public Library’s Policies and Procedures Manual
  9. Completes time sheet and other necessary forms and reports accurately and in a timely manner
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

In addition to the specific duties and responsibilities of this job, it is the responsibility of every employee to comply with the Harford County Public Library Values statement, customer service guidelines, and all other policies detailed in the Policies and Procedures Manual.

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Associates degree
  2. Two years or more of related job experience
  3. Or equivalent combination of technical training, education, and/or experience
  4. 6 months supervisory experience
  5. Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of Circulation and/or Page Department practices and principles
  2. Operate relevant computer systems, including hardware and software and office machines
  3. Ability to learn to maintain and organize library materials
  4. Train staff, volunteers, and other people as assigned
  5. Prepare and maintain accurate records
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  7. Basic math and language skills.

Reporting Relationship:

This position reports to Manager I or II – Branch. Directly supervises clerical and page staff. May also supervise supervisory staff. May supervise volunteers.

Work Environment:

  • Work requires moderate physical effort in the handling of materials, up to 60 pounds, in non-strenuous work environment. For example, pushing/pulling of library carts to move library materials within the department, sorting and shelving library materials, and loading and unloading delivery bags.
  • Work also involves standing or walking up to 60% of the time.
  • Observes safe work place practices with uncluttered workspace, including office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, proper lifting techniques and following fire regulations.
  • Ability to travel to branch/outside locations, is required.

Employees who work less than 37.5 hours per week are categorized as Non-Exempt for purposes of establishing eligibility for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Compensation for overtime must be in compliance with the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual, Wage and Hour Law, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The library administration reserves the right to change, modify, delete, and supplement job duties based on the organizations needs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

This and all library positions are eligible for system-wide transfer.

Harford County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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Technical Information Specialists – U.S. National Library of Medicine – Bethesda, MD

The National Library of Medicine is recruiting six technical information specialists. We invite applications from individuals with diverse education and experience, including genomic and biomedical sciences, health services research and policy, public health, data management and information sciences.

Applications for these GS 9-12 positions will be accepted from July 19-23, 2018. The short posting time reflects the government’s effort to hire talented people quickly.

In these positions you would:

  • Advance automated indexing efforts and the application of metadata to MEDLINE, PubMed, and other NLM database records (2 positions)
  • Produce classes and training resources focusing on biomedical data and information science, especially in relation to NLM products and services
  • Support the scientific and editorial review of journal literature and associated data for the NLM Collection
  • Support the creation, promotion and distribution of consumer health information on MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en español, and MedlinePlus Connect; or
  • Serve as lead for activities related to the development and management of the NIH Common Data Element (CDE) Repository.

For more information about the position on the NLM website, click here.

For the job announcement on USAJobs.gov, click here.

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Call for Proposals – Bridging the Spectrum Symposium

The 11th Annual Symposium on Scholarship and Practice

Time: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Place: The Catholic University of America

We are delighted to invite proposals for the 2019 Bridging the Spectrum Symposium! Researchers, practitioners and students are encouraged to submit proposals to share research findings, best practices, and works in progress. The submission system is now open at http://cuaslis.org/openconf/author/submit.php

We encourage you to submit proposals related to various aspects of the field of library and information science. Topics may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Information services in the “fake news” era
  • New developments in information organization (linked data, semantic web, blockchain, etc.)
  • Preservation and management of digital and digitized resources
  • Management and analysis of data and information
  • Library networks and international collaboration
  • Technology trends and impact on information services
  • Marketing and advocacy for library and information services (social media, community engagement, etc.)
  • Management of information services in cultural institutions
  • Presentation Formats

Proposed contributions may take the form of one of these formats:

  • Briefing: A presentation on an innovative practice, initiative, or research activity. Each briefing may take 15-20 minutes. There will morning and afternoon briefing sessions.
  • Panel: A panel of speakers discussing a theme or a topic, typically one hour in length.
  • Poster: A poster presentation on a practice, project, research activity or work in progress. Posters will be viewable throughout the day, and there will be a dedicated poster session as well as a “lightning round” of poster descriptions.

Important Dates

  • Proposal Submissions Open: July 18, 2018
  • Proposals Due: September 18, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptances: November 5, 2018
  • Final Program released, registration opens: December 11, 2018
  • Symposium: February 8, 2019
  • To submit your proposal, go to http://cuaslis.org/openconf/author/submit.php

More information about the 2019 Symposium is available
at http://lis.cua.edu/symposium/2019/

Overviews of past symposia are available on the Symposium website at http://lis.cua.edu/symposium/

Please feel free to contact the Symposium Committee at cua-slis-symposium@cua.edu  if you have questions.

Symposium Committee:
Drs. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee (chair), Sue Yeon Syn, and Jane Zhang

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Library IT Manager – The City of Newport News Department of Libraries and Information Services – Newport News, VA

Job Description:

The City of Newport News Department of Libraries and Information Services is seeking an
energetic, knowledgeable, team-oriented manager to oversee its Digital Services team.

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Management and administration of the department’s information systems and related budget, to include hardware, software applications, automation systems, integrated library system, and emerging technologies.
  • Researches, troubleshoots and resolves hardware/software problems related to the Library’s Integrated Management System and other department software applications, internet issues, document management, systems availability and performance.
  • Develops custom applications in a variety of programming languages, and keeps current on technology trends related to library applications.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Sciences, Computer Science or a
    related field
  • 3-5 years of Information Technology experience, including 1-2 years of
    experience in a lead or supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Public library experience is preferred.

The anticipated hiring range salary is $53,608-$64,329.

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

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Part-time Librarian: Book Mobile – Baltimore County Public Library: Department of Adult and Community Engagement – Baltimore, MD

Job Summary:

At Baltimore County Public Library, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, developing innovative learning environments, and creating gracious library spaces.  We circulate over 10 million items and provide library services through our 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles and a growing virtual online presence.  If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated, and open to new ideas consider joining the Baltimore County Public as a Part-time Librarian.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists customers at their point of need to find answers to a broad range of questions by using appropriate resources
  • Uses technology to serve customers and to streamline workflow, provides technology-related instruction
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/listening
  • Understands and implements departmental, branch and system policies and procedures
  • Merchandises the library’s shared collection, may perform collection maintenance duties
  • May plan and present library-related programs and engagement opportunities to adults and in the community
  • May serve as the librarian in charge in consultation with a circulation staff member, including handling customer issues, and providing follow up to the management team
  • May build and maintain relationships with diverse community partners, government agencies, and businesses that share a common mission
  • May serve on department or system level teams

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • MLS from an accredited ALA school or completion of Library Associate Training Institute, or a bachelor’s degree and six months of related experience
  • Knowledge of Library organization and operation
  • Knowledge of print, electronic and online information resources
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with customers, community groups and co-workers
  • Ability to plan, organize and present a variety of activities and presentations
  • Ability to demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
  • Must pass a post offer criminal background check

Hourly salary:  $18.59-$24.41/hour, commensurate with experience.

To apply:

Send an email to humres@bcpl.net and attach two documents:  1) a completed BCPL employment application which you can find on our website www.bcpl.jobs  and 2) your cover letter and resume as one PDF document. Include your last name in the title of the documents. Indicate the job title Part-Time Librarian-ACE in the subject line of your email.

Documents must be received no later than July 26, 2018.                                         Vacancy #: 2019-005

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Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I) – Maryland General Assembly Department of Legislative Services –

Principal Duties:

● Original cataloging of state government documents in various formats

● Copy cataloging using OCLC

● Indexing proposed legislation and print publications

● Fulfilling interlibrary loan requests

● Catalog Maintenance

Qualifications:

● MLS degree

● Experience using OCLC, AACR2, LCSH, MARC formats

● Work with integrated library systems, preferably Sirsi

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills

● Experience in government documents, public policy and legislative issues, preferred

 Salary Range: $40,400 – $62,900

SEND RESUME WITH LETTER OF INTEREST BY JULY 30, 2018 TO:

Department of Legislative Services

Human Resources Office

90 State Circle, Room 311

Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140

e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us Website: http://dls.maryland.gov/

Code 09/18CA (Required on all Resumes)

The Department of Legislative Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in a manner that violates law, regulation or legislative policy.

To view the job announcement, click here.

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