P/T Finance Aide – Anne Arundel County Public Library – Annapolis MD


  • $14.07/hr. to start
  • Up to 18 hours/week – Schedule flexible within Monday – Friday daytimes between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
  • Assists Accountant
    • This is routine and varied clerical work in the Finance Department. Work is directed by the Accountant and involves general financial tasks in the areas of accounts payable and accounts receivable.


  • Graduation from High School or Equivalency Program, including or supplemented by courses in accounting and finance as well as one year’s experience in a public or not-for-profit financial environment; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities and skills listed in the job description located on our website with the application.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required (a short exercise will be given during interviews). Preferred experience with a financial software system.


Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application Form to Terry Bowen, Chief of Human Resources, at humanresources@aacpl.net. All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. January 22, 2018.

For full job listing and information on how to apply, please visit http://www.aacpl.net/jobs-volunteer

For more information about AACPL and to download the AACPL employment application form (Library Information/Job &Volunteer Opportunities) please visit our website at http://www.aacpl.net .

TIMETABLE for filling vacancies: Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted no later than January 24 2018. Interviews will be held the week of January 29, 2018.  Target start date is mid-February 2018.

Anne Arundel County Public Library is committed to diversity in the workplace.  Anne Arundel County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Library’s policy is to treat all applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national or ancestral origin, sexual orientation, and/or disability in accordance with applicable laws.  If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office (410-222-7107) or (www.mdrelay.org).

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Information Technology Services Manager – Carroll County Public Library – New Windsor, MD

The Carroll County Public Library is seeking an Information Technology Services Manager.


CCPL Headquarters, New Windsor, MD


$69,889 annually plus excellent benefit package


37.5 hours per week


Ensures the effective operation of the IT Services Department; administers integrated library system and manages department staff; coordinates purchase, installation, and maintenance of computers; performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:             

  • Requires MLIS degree, or any combination of acceptable experience and education, 5 years IT experience in a public library and 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Certifications in computer repair, and network management as required.
  • Candidates should have thorough knowledge of the operation and installation of current software and hardware products, system administration and network and security protocols.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server Management.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software and hardware, perform minor electronic repairs, create detailed statistical reports and apply computer technology in the library environment.

Closing Date:

Online applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

To apply or for more information about Carroll County Public Library, the position, and our benefit package, please visit our website https://library.carr.org/careers/careers.aspx

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Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)- Md. Department of Legislative Services Library – Annapolis, MD



Office of Policy Analysis


Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)

Salary Range:     $40,400 – $62,900

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
  • Maintaining authority files


  • 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


Department of Legislative Services

Human Resources Office

90 State Circle, Room 311

Annapolis, MD 21401-1991

e-mail: jobs@mlis.state.md.us   

Website: http:mgaleg@maryland.gov

Code 16/17CA (Required on all Resumes) 


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Associate Library Director – Nimitz Library – Annapolis, MD

Reminder:  Review of applications begins in two weeks!  Please spread the word to qualified candidates.

Join the leadership at the Nimitz Library!  The United States Naval Academy invites applications for an exciting position as Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management, to provide leadership, vision and overall management of the Nimitz Library’s physical and digital collections and of the technical services departments.

USNA is seeking a forward-thinking, user-oriented, collaborative leader with extensive knowledge of innovation and best practices in collection development, technical services and the changing role of academic libraries. A background in military history is preferred.  Located on the beautiful Severn River in historic Annapolis, the Naval Academy is a Middle States accredited, top tier liberal arts college and service academy with a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research.   The Associate Library Director for Collections and Resource Management will also work with library leadership, staff and departments across the Yard to ensure the growth of a vibrant 21st century library with a premier collection of naval history and science.

This is a 12 month faculty position with a 3 year renewable appointment, highly competitive salary, and full federal benefits.   The position is slated to begin in early spring 2018.  Applications will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2018, but the position will remain open until filled.  For more information about the position and how to apply, https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/AssocLibDir.php.

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NCPC Internship Opportunities 2018 – NCPC – Washington, DC

National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC) 2018 Student Volunteer Internship Opportunities

About NCPC:

NCPC is the federal planning agency for the National Capital Region. NCPC preserves and enhances the extraordinary historical, cultural, and natural resources and federal assets of the National Capital Region to support the needs of the federal government and enrich the lives of the region’s visitors, workers, and residents. The 12-member Commission meets monthly to adopt, approve, or provide advice on plans and projects that impact the nation’s capital and surrounding areas.


NCPC considers applications year-round from eligible students interested in a potential internship. While student internships at NCPC are unpaid, students gain experience in the federal planning and policymaking environment while working alongside NCPC staff.  In addition to working in an office environment, interns also gain field experience by conducting walk-throughs and site visits throughout the nation’s capital.  To be considered for this program, students must meet certain program eligibility requirements such as a minimum of half-time current enrollment in an accredited institution, as well as any specific skills indicated below:

The Physical Planning Division is seeking interns to perform comprehensive technical research analysis, and assist with graphic and presentation work in landscape architecture, architecture, and/or urban planning matters. Education in these or related fields and strong organizational, technical, and research skills; proficiency with CAD/GIS and Adobe Creative Suite is highly preferred. This division conducts planning and design work to address executive and legislative directives, emerging issues, or implementation of Commission policies focused on physical features or a specific geography. Interns may support the National Mall Streetscape Manual Update and/or Pennsylvania Avenue Initiative.

The Policy and Research Division is seeking an intern to participate in several planning, research, and urban design activities that may involve the Smart Cities Initiative, Comprehensive Plan, Viewshed Studies, and  Commemoration.  This division researches critical issues and opportunities facing the National Capital Region. It evaluates policy options and priorities, and works on the congressionally mandated Comprehensive Plan and Federal Capital Improvements Program.

The Office of Public Engagement is seeking an intern to assist with the planning and execution of public events and outreach, to include social media, media releases, and Commission materials, as well as to research topics involving urban planning and design such as flooding, commemoration, and parks. This division coordinates outreach and participation on all aspects of NCPC’s initiatives and activities with the public and media, and fosters partnerships to address planning challenges in the National Capital Region.

How to Apply:

For consideration, submit your resume and cover letter in PDF format to:  vacancy@ncpc.gov

Your cover letter should indicate your academic course of study and your specific NCPC interests, including the division to which you seek assignment if accepted for an internship with the NCPC.  Writing samples and/or portfolios showcasing your strengths are appreciated.


If you have questions, please send your inquiries to: vacancy@ncpc.gov

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Research & Education Librarian – Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries seeks faculty candidates for a liaison librarian to support Medical College of Virginia Campus schools, centers, institutes, departments, and VCU Health. This position will be responsible for School of Medicine, Basic Science programs and support the research and education mission of VCU Libraries by providing interdepartmental support for all programming, research, and education initiatives. Salary commensurate with experience, not less than $50,000. Review of applications will begin 01/16/2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU. The complete position description is available at http://www.library.vcu.edu/about/jobs/. To apply for this position go to http://www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian – LAC Federal – Washington DC

LAC Federal is seeking an Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian with a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. The library serves the agency’s department, public, education community and other government agencies. Work is performed on site. This is a full time (40 hour a week; Monday-Friday) benefited contract position.


  • Manage electronic databases, journals and monographs
  • Update and maintain patron access through IP-address and password management
  • Ensure ERMS is current
  • Participate in providing reference and research services through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to requests using the full range of available resources
  • Participate in liaison and outreach programs
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
  • Stay abreast of trends in library and information science


  • Ability to manage electronic library resources
  • Understanding of the role of the Library and the needs of its customers
  • Provide general and specialized reference and research services on issues relating to education and educational policy
  • Strong public/customer service orientation
  • Understanding of the role of technology in library functions and services; ability to apply technology in functional area
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with a diverse community
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program
  • Five years of professional experience as a reference and research librarian
  • Experience in education
  • Demonstrated experience with electronic outreach techniques

To apply, please visit: https://goo.gl/iqL5js

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Archives Technician – Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Richmond, VA


The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) has an exciting opportunity for a qualified individual to fill the role of Archives Technician in the Library, Archives and Special Collections Department. The Archives Technician will be responsible for the assessment, organization and preservation of photographic materials from the Louis H. Draper Archive. The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the VMFA a $173,833 grant to digitize, preserve and share its archive of photographs, negatives and other materials from Richmond-born photographer Draper (1935-2002). In the 1960s and 1970s, Draper played an influential role in capturing the vantage point of African Americans during the civil rights era, elevating their photographic representation beyond stereotypes often depicted in popular media. In 1963, he was a founding member of the Kamoinge Workshop, a collective of African American photographers.


Describe all photographic materials (2,822 prints, 42,116 negatives, 4,378 slides, and 748 contact sheets) and equipment (54 pieces including cameras and lenses) in accordance with VMFA’s metadata and description standards; update and maintain inventory of photographic materials and equipment; rehouse photographic materials and equipment into archivally sound materials; participate in meetings with the VMFA Paper Conservator regarding preservation needs and/or assessments of the materials as needed; participate in meetings with other VMFA staff about the upcoming Draper and Kamoinge exhibition, as needed; and follow VMFA’s handling protocols to ensure proper preservation of the materials.

NOTE: This is a grant funded position held for fifteen (15) month duration. Selected candidate will work twenty-five (25) hours per week. Continued employment is subject to the continuation of funds.


Demonstrated experience in cataloging, preserving and managing photographic collections in a library/archives environment. Possess knowledge of professional archival standards, principles, concepts, and practice, and understanding of and ability to apply descriptive metadata standards (DACS, EAD, AAT, etc.). Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Access. Strong organizational and communication skills and ability to work independently and prioritize tasks with little on-site supervision needed.


The ideal candidate will possess subject knowledge of 20th Century photographic history.  ALA-accredited MLS degree preferred.


This position will be open until filled. Please contact the HR Office at (804)-340-1485, if you need assistance. EEO/AA, Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified Employer. Click here to apply for this position:

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Senior Archives Technician – LAC Federal – Washington DC

LAC Federal is seeking an experienced Senior Archives Technician to work at a prestigious Federal institution at multiple locations in the Washington DC area. This is a full-time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.


  • The Senior Technician will supervise a small team to support a project assessing, processing and rehousing museum objects and archival materials
  • Survey and assess the collections storage furniture
  • In addition to assisting in the processing and rehousing work, the Senior Technician will be responsible for quality control and regular reports to the institution.
  • Keep a comprehensive inventory of collections and track progress using a variety of excel files and other databases and prepare regular reports.


  • Minimum of 2 years working with archival or museum collections
  • Experience managing staff
  • Ability to address performance and personnel issues including quality assurance and productivity
  • Ability to compile statistical data to produce daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports
  • Experience with basic physical processing including affixing labels, shifting, etc.
  • Basic computer skills and experience with spreadsheets and databases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions with exact detail

To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/gdAfQG

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Inventory Specialist – LAC Federal – Washington DC

LAC Federal is seeking an Inventory Specialist to inspect library book batches and compare call numbers against the Voyager ILS online catalog, MARC records, and shelf list cards in order to flag critical or important errors for problem resolution and accurate inventory. This project is critical to long-term collections access, and intersects with numerous workflows. This is a long term, full-time position at a prestigious federal library on Capitol Hill.


  • You will be Inspecting and reviewing library materials and ensuring basic data control including but not limited to verifying the integrity of bibliographic, holdings, item records and location data.
  • In addition, you will inspect and review corrected errors and route items to their appropriate location
  • You will handle various collections, including serials, microforms, periodicals, GovDocs, and multimedia
  • You will apply knowledge of LC classification, LC subject headings, MARC records, foreign language conventions, and shifting collections guidelines


  • MLIS is preferred, but not required
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
  • At least six (6) months experience working in a research library
  • Skill in operating keyboards and computers
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • At least one year of experience working in libraries and with databases

To apply, visit: https://goo.gl/yN9Js7

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