ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
OPENINGS – POST STAFF and PUBLIC
REGULAR STAFF – LIBRARY ASSOCIATE – BRANCHES
Regular Staff – Fulltime – 3 Openings
Locations will be determined after internal transfers and promotions are completed.
Library Associate - Grade 12GA
Hiring Range: $34,126 - $45,890 depending on experience
Salary Range: $34,126 - $45,890 (plus longevities)
Minimum Requirements: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university
with Bachelor's degree awarded. Some experience in satisfying the interests and needs of
individuals of diverse backgrounds as in teaching, social service, or merchandising or
equivalent experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities and skills listed
RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides information and readers' advisory service to the public of
diverse age, ethnic and cultural backgrounds in person, on the phone, and through live chat
and email reference services, using resources in print and online formats, including
databases and the internet. Provides user instruction and assistance in technology. Plans and
conducts library programs and outreach activities for all age groups from babies to adults.
Assists with branch collection maintenance, using system policies and procedures for shared
collections. Supervises volunteer, page or part-time hourly staff as assigned. Contributes
expertise to branch and system through committee membership/special assignments.
Maintains information service skills and knowledge to meet system and state requirements.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Attainment of eligibility under Bylaw 1305.04.03 of the
Maryland State Board of Education as Library Associate and complete Library Associate
Training Institute within 24 months following appointment; and ability to maintain
eligibility by completing 90 contact hours of training every 5 years.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and completed AACPL Employment Application
Form to Terry Bowen, Chief of Human Resources, at email@example.com.
All required application materials must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. March 7,
For more information about AACPL and to download the AACPL employment application
form (LibraryInformation/Job&Volunteer Opportunities) visit our website at
TIMETABLE for filling vacancies: Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
no later than March 13, 2012. Target start date is the pay period beginning April 9, 2012.
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) (TTY 1-800-735-2258; www.mdrelay.org). 2/17/12