Librarian III-Prince George's County Memorial Library System
Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is seeking experienced librarians to lead age-level information departments in large-size branches or information and circulation departments in small-medium size generalist branches. Locations will vary based on operational needs. Selected candidates must be demonstrated leaders, enthusiastic, and team-oriented with a strong commitment to customer service. If you are interested in making a real difference in the community, bring your professional skills to work with us!
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee and supervise staff in supervisory line to include managing staff weekly schedules, monitoring and evaluating job performance, and training and development.
Provide reference and readers’ advisory.
Promote library services and collections.
Participate in community outreach as needed.
Participate in the maintenance and development of the library collection by weeding and identifying library materials in need of replacement.
Maintain library collection and places orders for new books and materials.
Manage customer relations and resolve escalated customer issues and conflicts.
Performs circulation desk duties as needed.
Keep abreast of current library policies and procedures.
Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program.
Three to five years of professional library experience, preferably in a public library.
Three years of experience supervising and motivating staff.
Maryland Professional Public Librarian certificate upon hire or within six-months of hire.
Considerable knowledge of literature, reference and information materials, publishers, and periodicals required.
Knowledge of public library reference tools, including web and database searching.
Strong communication and customer service skills.
Strong organization and problem-solving skills.
We offer a casual but professional work environment, exceptional training opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including:
Credit for time spent at other public libraries when calculating annual leave accrual and sick leave transfer, under certain circumstances.
Up to 14.5 days of annual leave in the first year; 22.75 days after three years; and 26 days after 15 years of service.
Up to 15.8 days of sick leave in the first year. Unused sick leave may count towards creditable service when you retire.
Up to 4 days of personal leave per year.
11 holidays (12 during a Presidential Inauguration year).
A choice of 3 medical plans (subsidized at 70 - 75%), a prescription and vision plan (subsidized at 85%), and the choice of 2 dental plans.
Life insurance at 2x annual salary, up to a maximum of $150,000.
Long-term disability coverage with a benefit of 50% to 60% of income replacement – 180-day elimination period.
A defined benefit plan provided by the Maryland State Retirement Agency (SRA) at 7% per pay and tax deferred annuity plans through payroll deductions.
Please submit your employment application, cover letter and resume by applying directly to the job posting located on our website www.pgcmls.info/Employment.