Assistant Librarian

Position Description:
Assistant Librarian
Full-time 12-month, Exempt Position
Capitol Technology University, a nonprofit university located in Laurel, Maryland seeks an Assistant Librarian to assist in running the University Library.  Personal initiative, problem-solving skills, and a strong belief in customer service are required.
• Be creative and service oriented with the diverse faculty, staff and student body
• Keep statistical records necessary for reports requested by the U.S. Office of Education, State Agencies and Accrediting bodies.
• Partner with the Library Director developing, evaluating and providing instruction to first-year students in obtaining information literacy skills
• Update the website and portal with current and relevant information about events, changes to hours, library services, etc.
• Responsible for checking and responding to emails
• Assist with all research questions and search requests
• Keep track of technical services accounts/invoicing and changes in service
• Regularly work within EOSinternational, the library’s OPAC to ensure:
 records are up to date, new items are processed and added to the collection (see cataloging manual)
 over-dues are run every week
 the static date is refreshed each semester
 graduates are tracked prior to commencement to ensure all items are returned and fines paid, otherwise ID students to Registrar for a hold
 when URLS are all updated , ensure all links are checked on website and portal
• Supervise and assign duties of the cataloging student aide
• Turn It In –create accounts for professors as the administrator and provide links to the tutorials on TII’s website
• Contribute to the school’s social media outreach
• Support program development
 Schedule
 Ensure all flyers and notices for programs are advertised on social media as well as traditional forms
 Evaluate
• Suggest items and resources for collection development
• Write briefs as requested by director highlighting new additions; possible research into new additions
• Lead monthly Book Club
• A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or related fields
• Experience with developing and posting Web content
• Supervisory and scheduling experience with student workers
• One to two years reference and instruction experience
• Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently, within a team environment, and with diverse groups
• Experience with Drupal coding preferred
Please send cover letter and resume to with the job title in the subject line. You may also apply online at
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Capitol Technology University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. As stated in our Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policy, as part of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Capitol Technology University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and/or expression), pregnancy, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion or similar philosophical beliefs, disability, marital and civil union status, age, genetic information, veteran status or any personal attribute or characteristic that is protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.
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