Research & Instruction Librarian for Arts & Communication Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University, Maryland

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early career librarian to serve as a research and instruction librarian and as liaison and subject specialist to the departments of Art and Design, Art History, Art Education, Communication Studies, and related disciplines as assigned.  Plans and teaches information literacy in liaison areas and other disciplines. This position is a 12-month faculty status position.  Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Details and application

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PAID Summer Internship – Archivist – Arlington, VA

Start Date: June 2019
End Date: May 2020/flexible
Basic Function of the Position: To assist the librarians in capturing CTA’s almost 100 year history, both past and present.

Critical Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Organizing documents, creating checklists, scanning items, checking sources, writing summaries, researching background materials.

• Basic office skills with Microsoft products such as Word and Excel, search skills, interest in corporate history and technology.

Work Experience: 
• Time in an office or library setting preferred.

• Completed or working towards a Masters or Bachelor’s degree in information sciences or archiving preferred, but open to related programs.

Additional Information: 
• Some overtime and travel to CES may be required.
• Internship begins May/June 2019 and will be 11 months long with the flexibility to be a Summer internship.
• Open to flexible hours.
• Internship requires 35-40 hours a week
• Hourly rate $15/hr

Apply here

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Learning Technologies Librarian Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early career librarian with responsibility for providing leadership and direction for the Research & Instruction department’s digital services and technology initiatives and applying innovative solutions to information resources and services.  Serves as liaison and subject specialist to the department of Educational Technology and Literacy and related disciplines as assigned. This position is a 12-month faculty status position.  Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Details and application

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Manager of Biomedical Applications Integration and the Identity Management Process, Dahlgren Memorial Library – Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation’s capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.


Manager of Biomedical Applications Integration and the Identity Management Process, Dahlgren Memorial Library – Georgetown University Medical Center

Dahlgren Memorial Library (DML)  acquires, organizes, and provides access to information services and resources in support of the mission of the University and GUMC, and consults and collaborates with GUMC faculty, staff, and students to integrate information resources and technologies into teaching, learning, research, patient care, and service.

The Manager of Biomedical Applications Integration and the Identity Management Process is the in-house technical expert for all of the Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] applications in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML & GUMC. Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Resources & Access Management, this position has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Administering the DML Cybertools Integrated Library system (the only library system created specifically for health sciences libraries) inclusive of patron data maintenance and data loads, reporting, and system wide updates.
  • Supporting health and life sciences resource 24/7/365 access and identity management by coordinating communications with the OpenAthens vendor, identifying, managing  and troubleshooting access issues between DML, OpenAthens, resource vendors, UIS and patrons
  • Serving as primary liaison between DML, GU UIS, and MedStar / MGUH IT representatives, including support of library resources added into the Electronic Health Record according to established standards
  • Integrating knowledge resources and identity management for GUMC initiatives towards open science,  data management and clinical partnerships
  • Performing  second level support for remote access issues for a wide spread, geographically diverse user community
  • Maintaining functionality and content of the DML  web site with a focus on the time sensitive needs of the biomedical researcher and ADA compliance with guidance from and in collaboration with the Web Team and DML Senior Management.
  • Managing constant, on-going interoperability between library applications and other systems & services [3M, OCLC, WRLC, Illiad client software etc.]
  • Supervising continuing efforts to “brand” DML purchased resources to maximize user support
  • Running routine and pop-up analytical reports for use by DML senior management & external parties in GUMC
  • Representing and supporting DML interest in consortial and collaborative library endeavors
  • Providing guidance on best practices for health sciences resource meta-data obtained from and provided to resource vendors.
  • Exploring new library technologies and making recommendations for further investigation and potential acquisition in support of the medical and research community
  • Troubleshooting unique systems, hardware and software issues, client upgrades and migrations for library staff computing
  • Coordinating oversight, management and inventory of the 80+ public computers and printers in DML – a highly visible and highly utilized resource for the GUMC community located in the BioMedical & Academic Computing Center [BACC] Laboratory and the BACC Classroom.  This includes management of the BACC Squad students – 10 students trained to assist users with utilization of the library computers including specialized biomedical and statistical software.
  • Investigating security issues with publishers, OpenAthens and UIS, and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) IT department as needed.
  • Providing backend support for tools on the Springshare platform, namely LibGuides, LibCal and LibAnalytics.
  • Promoting library resources and services to GUMC schools and departments.
  • Providing information on relevant library acquisitions, services, resources, and news through participation in the DML library liaison program.
  • Providing reference, curricular and research support through individual/group consultation and team collaboration including instruction of students in workshops, orientations and required courses in the School of Medicine pre-clinical longitudinal curriculum on ad-hoc basis.


  • Library Science, Information Science, Computer Science or other relevant Masters Degree from an accredited institution
  • Significant experience in managing and integrating systems, applications and data for a library or similar organization.
  • Evidence of excellent oral and written skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively and work well with diverse members of an academic medical center community, including co-workers.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client/server environments, information standards, data and web applications.
  • Strong service orientation. Willingness to learn new skills and quickly adapt to changes in technology and the academic environment.
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail; excellent organizational and project management skills; ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment.Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience supporting the research, teaching and clinical efforts of an academic health and life science community.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Web site management and API programming skills
  • Knowledge of library/information integration into EMR/HER [Electronic Medical Records / Health Records] a strong plus.
  • Extensive experience with ILS management and authentication
  • Advanced knowledge of system and data standards in a library or university setting.
  • AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] accreditation; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.

* New graduates/early career librarians are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. We understand that they may not have all of the requirements listed. We are happy to consider all applications and train after hiring. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled.

Current Georgetown Employees:

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume  for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown’s commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.


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Metadata and Cataloging Librarian Position: Federal Reserve Board, Washington D.C.

  • Are you an expert in library and metadata standards, including non-MARC metadata schemas?
  • Do you have expertise in cataloging non-monographic materials, such as serials or data, and in metadata quality control?
  • Are you interested in working on data cataloging initiatives to meet the evolving needs of users, including use of emerging data models and linked data?

    We are seeking a Metadata and Cataloging Librarian to join our staff at the Federal Reserve Board, as our subject matter expert on library and metadata standards.

    The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will join a collegial, energetic team of 16 librarians who collaborate to ensure efficient discovery and access to data and library resources. These resources help fuel the research of some of the most respected economists in the world and support the policy of the Federal Reserve.

    The Federal Reserve Board’s Career webpage ( has detailed benefits and salary information. Salary commensurate with experience. Hiring at grade FR-24 or FR-25, $85,700 – $136,000, with promotion potential.

    The responsibilities and duties include: 
    o Providing subject matter expertise on library and metadata standards and authority control, recommending policies, developing processes and best practices, creating documentation, and keeping abreast of national and international developments in metadata standards, technologies, trends, and techniques
    o Original and complex copy cataloging and authority control for a variety of materials, including monographs, serials, news, and data assets, in accordance with current standards and rules such as RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC, NACO authority rules
    o Ensuring an accurate inventory of print, serials, electronic resources, and data holdings
    o Metadata quality control, cleanup, editing, enhancement, migration, and mapping, using tools such as the ILS’s native headings reports, MarcEdit, and/or OpenRefine, and use of regular expressions and SQL queries
    o Overseeing copy cataloging and physical processing workflow
    o Collaboration with colleagues in serials (including holdings and check-ins), dataset cataloging (including documenting legal terms of use), and ILS administration
    o Management of ERM (electronic resources module) coverage loads to support discoverability
    o Assistance with development of the Board’s taxonomy, institutional repository, data inventories, and other innovative tools to enhance discovery and automate workflows
    o Participation as a member of various teams, including Collection Management, Technology, and Taxonomy and Metadata Teams
    o Liaison work with external groups at the Board and in the larger Federal Reserve System, especially regarding data assets
    o If necessary, assistance in managing vendor services and relationships
    o Creation of the monthly recent acquisitions list

    • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
    • Ability to solve problems independently or collaboratively, using sound judgment and analytical skills; ability to meet deadlines; excellent service-orientation; strong written and oral communication skills
    • Full-time experience in library systems, cataloging, and authority work, in a variety of formats, including monographs, electronic resources, serials, and, if possible, data assets
    • Mastery of original and complex copy cataloging standards and practices, such as MARC21, Dublin Core, FRBR, FRAD, RDA, AACR2-R, LCRI/LCPSs, LCSH, and LC classification schedules
    • Expertise in multiple types of metadata, including descriptive, structural, technical, and operational
    • Experience with metadata quality control, including use of automated routines for metadata maintenance
    • Experience working with library systems and metadata tools, including: integrated library systems (ILS); OCLC Connexion; LC’s Cataloger’s Desktop and Class Web; MarcEdit, OpenRefine; RDA Toolkit
    • Familiarity with emerging standards and information technologies in the metadata and electronic resources management area
    • Knowledge of XML and linked data technologies (e.g., XSLT, RDF, OWL, SPARQL, BIBFRAME)
    • Experience analyzing and remediating existing metadata to meet current standards
    • Basic programming skills

    • Experience with institutional repository systems (e.g., OCLC CONTENTdm, Fedora, Omeka, DSpace, Dataverse, or comparable products)
    • Experience cataloging data assets
    • Familiarity with taxonomy development
    • SharePoint experience
    • Experience collecting and analyzing metrics for library services
    • Knowledge of economics, finance, and business
    • Knowledge of project management principles

    Apply online ( by searching “Metadata and Cataloging Librarian” or Job Number 21251 (direct link: )

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Circulation Manager II – Baltimore, MD

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 11 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

This is a full time position, working 40 hours a week with some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:
– Takes an active role in recruiting, training, supervising and evaluating circulation staff.
– Accurately assesses staff abilities.
– Develops staff strengths and coaches to improve performance.
– Works in collaboration with the Branch Manager to set performance expectations and customer service goals for circulation staff.
– Mentors, develops and works closely with the Assistant Circulation Manager.
– Works in collaboration with the management team to ensure that high quality customer service is delivered to customers.
– Assists customers at public service desk and resolves complex customer account transactions.
– Works with other in-charge staff to address time-sensitive security and facilities issues.
– Models continuous learning and encourages and supports continuous staff development.
– Generates and submits reports to Fiscal Services, Human Resources and Administrative Offices.
– Assists in monitoring the work of contractual staff.
– Actively supports teamwork and the policies and values of the Baltimore County Public Library.
– Performs all essential circulation staff functions as determined by branch and system needs.
– Demonstrates BCPL’s Workplace Competencies and proficiency in Core Services.

Job Requirements:
– Graduation from high school or high school equivalency. A college degree is desirable
– Comprehensive knowledge of public library circulation operations acquired through four years of progressively increasing work responsibilities in a public library environment.
– One year of supervisory experience is preferred.
– A commitment to excellent customer service and the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
– Substantial experience using an ILS, Polaris experience preferred.
– Ability to stand at a public service desk for lengthy periods of time and move throughout the branch, the ability to bend, lift up to 25 pounds and push or pull a wheeled cart weighing up to 100 pounds.
– Ability to bend, kneel, crouch, and stretch for extended periods of time.
– Ability to establish and maintain respectful relationships with customers, co-workers and community groups.
– Ability to handle multiple priorities, tasks and emergencies in a fast paced environment.
– Demonstrate effective written and verbal communications skills.
– Willingness and ability to travel throughout the system, work a variety of schedules that include evenings and weekends and accept system-wide transfers.
– Must pass post-offer criminal background screening.

Please Note: This position closes on April 8, 2019.
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes 4 weeks of vacation,sick and personal leave,subsidized health care options,
pension eligibility, and related benefits.

To apply, please visit:

Circulation Manager II Job Opportunity

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Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian at Loyola Notre Dame Library – Baltimore, Maryland

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time substitute Reference Librarian.  This individual will work on an as-needed basis, primarily during evening and weekend shifts, under the direction of the Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian. This position is scheduled to work no more than 19.5 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
  2. Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
  3. Provides excellent customer service to patrons and establishes good working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty.
  4. Assists Access Services staff with patrons as needed.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  1. ALA accredited master’s degree or a current student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Strong interpersonal communication skills
  4. Strong public service orientation
  5. Experience delivering excellent customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Familiar with the policies, practices, and procedures for academic library help desk service environment and the ability to communicate them to patrons and staff.
  2. Familiar with reference services, practices, and procedures in multiple formats.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,100 FTE.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian” in the subject line to Jennie Ray, Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian:

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ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY invites applicants for the position of Collection Development Librarian – AACPL’s 16 branches serve 573,000+residents, with an annual circulation of over 5.2 million items.  For more information about our services, visit our website at

Grade 18MA – 37.5 hours/week
Salary range:  $53,523 – $94,458
Excellent benefits package includes eligibility to earn up to 4 weeks of annual leave, starting with first year of employment.

  • Responsibilities include:  Planning and carrying out activities related to system-wide materials selection and to the overall management of the system’s print and media collections.   Administrative work such as reporting and recordkeeping, participating in formulating and executing goals and objectives, and participating in tasks and projects with other members of the Support Services Department.
  • Minimum Qualifications:  Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program plus three years professional-level library experience in collection development including one year supervisory responsibility
  • Preferred Requirements:
    Experience identifying, evaluating and selecting materials for children, young adults, or adults in a variety of formats for a diverse community.
    Comprehensive knowledge of literature and films for children, young adults, or adults.
    Strong computer skills; including the analysis of data sets and familiarity with Acquisitions module of an integrated library system.
  • Necessary Special Requirements:  Ability to secure certification as a Professional Public Librarian in the State of Maryland within 120 days following appointment; ability to meet re-certification requirements by completing 90 contact hours of continuing education every 5 years.
  • The Library reserves the right to not fill a position if there is not a qualified candidate.

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to

To download the AACPL employment application form and job description (Library Information/ Job Announcement) visit our website at
All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m.,
March 22, 2019.

TIMETABLE:  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than March 27, 2019.  Interviews will tentatively be scheduled during the week of April 1, 2019.   Target start date is mid to late April 2019. 

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Assistant Librarian – Miller & Chevalier, Washington, DC

Reporting to the Director of Library Services, the Assistant Librarian will conduct domestic and international legal, non-legal, corporate, due diligence and business development research. The candidate must demonstrate:  strong research and technology skills, experience in a law/corporate library setting, ability to assist in developing/maintaining the Library’s technology and print applications, ability to assist Library users to appropriate sources, experience performing Conflicts research and an understanding of the ethical issues involved.

The Assistant Librarian is expected to be a positive role model and mentor, and to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s clients, attorneys, advisors and staff, and maintain an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.

Core Competencies and Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Librarianship or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution; J.D. desirable
  • A minimum of three to five years’ experience in a research role in a law firm library
  • General knowledge of tax, employee benefits, international law and business, complex litigation, and government affairs resources and research techniques
  • Experience performing corporate, business, competitive intelligence and due diligence research
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources and apply critical and creative thinking to develop solutions to complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, SharePoint, and standard online research resources including, but not limited to:  Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, CCH Cheetah, RIA Checkpoint, HeinOnline, Dun & Bradstreet, Hoovers, SEC/EDGAR, Restricted Party Screening database (e.g. Amber Road)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to build effective internal and external relationships; deliver and explain research findings to attorneys both verbally and through written summaries and analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency and capabilities with library-relevant information technology applications, including integrated library systems
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, meet deadlines, respond to changing priorities
  • Knowledge of current and emerging technologies in digital and web-based library and research services
  • Cataloging skills and experience working with print and electronic resources
  • Strong service orientation and a history of developing effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to read, write and speak English; legible handwriting

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform complex legal and non-legal research using online and print resources
  • Assist attorneys and staff with research queries/strategy and current awareness monitoring
  • Support practice group specific projects and expand specializations to additional practice groups
  • Manage the Conflicts and New Matter intake process, with responsibility for data integrity, workflow, research and maintenance of all relevant documentation to support resolution
  • Work closely with Marketing and other administrative departments to support the firm’s business initiatives
  • Centralize and manage topical and docket alerts using best of breed sources and standardized search protocols
  • Train and promote efficient research techniques of research tools to lawyers and other researchers
  • Assist with library orientation for all legal staff and new administrative hires
  • Assist with the library’s integrated library system, intranet pages,  and other products and systems used to deliver information and services
  • Catalog print and electronic resources ensuring easy access to library’s resources
  • Assist with Budget analysis and cost efficiency
  • Assist with projects to increase the accessibility and utilization of research resources
  • Actively pursue continuing education opportunities and read professional literature to  stay current on technological and research developments  and industry best  practices,  to ensure  efficient, cost-effective and complete research services

This is an exempt position
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Miller & Chevalier is an equal opportunity employer.  All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.  To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Ms. Cari Seidman
Human Resource Specialist
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
900 16th Street NW
Washington, DC  20005-5701

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CHILDREN’S SERVICES SUPERVISOR-Brunswick Community Library, Brunswick, Maryland

Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries!  We are seeking a creative, energetic, and visionary Children’s Supervisor for our Brunswick Community Library.  Located in West-Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system.  By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, FCPL connects people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.  This professional management position assures that children, their families and caregivers experience the joy of reading in a friendly, creative and dynamic Children’s Department.

 Salary: $47,688.00-$57,225.00 Annually

 Exempt; full-time; 40 hours per week


  • Master of Library Science (MLS) degree from an American Library Association accredited program
  • Minimum 2 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 1 year in Children’s Services
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in a supervisory and/or lead capacity role
  • Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months after hire with MLS degree, current certification must then be maintained


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 4 years of professional or para-professional library work experience that includes at least 1 year in Children’s Services
  • Minimum 1 year of work experience in a supervisory and/or lead capacity role
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Library Associate certification from the MD State Department of Education, plus willingness and ability to attend training sessions as applicable
  • NOTE: A related Master’s degree may substitute for a portion of the professional or para-professional library work experience

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm March 28, 2019.  For complete job description and to apply go to

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