Collection Development Librarian
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.
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.
- 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.