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    Posted: 12/Mar/2019 at 7:51pm
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
STAFF OPENING – POST STAFF and PUBLIC
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT LIBRARIAN


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 http://www.aacpl.net.

REGULAR STAFF: COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT LIBRARIAN – 1 Opening – Fulltime – Library HQ

     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 humanresources@aacpl.net. To download the AACPL employment application form and job description (Library Information/ Job Announcement) visit our website at http://www.aacpl.net. 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.

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 at 410-222-7107, (www.mdrelay.org).   3/2019

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