Employment Opportunities

Albert S. Cook Library is the campus library for Towson University, the largest university in the Baltimore area and the second largest in the University System of Maryland.
The Library staff of approximately 20 librarians and 30 staff members contributes to the academic mission of Towson University by providing resources, services, and spaces that support student, faculty, staff, and community scholarship.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Research & Instruction Librarian

Type: Librarian
Description:

Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library is accepting applications for a contractual librarian position in the Research & Instruction Department for the Fall 2019 semester. 

Description 

The individual in this position will provide research and reference assistance as well as course-integrated library instruction in a high energy academic library environment serving a diverse community of users including students, faculty, staff and members of the public. The work schedule may vary. Approximately 30 hours per week during the Fall semester.

Qualifications

 • Completion of Master's of Library Science degree from American Library Association certified institution.
• Proficiency in the use of electronic databases, research and reference materials in print and electronic format.
• Information literacy instruction experience.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Strong commitment to public service and user satisfaction.
• Ability to troubleshoot minor problems with library technology equipment such as printers, scanners, and pc’s.

Librarian for Outreach & Marketing

Type: Librarian
Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an innovative and creative individual to serve as an outreach and marketing librarian beginning July 2019. The individual in this role will develop, lead, and promote library events, programs, services, and resources through partnerships and collaboration with units both internal and external to the library. This position also manages the library’s student leadership program and supervises student participants. This librarian will also provide information literacy instruction, research assistance, and reference services to the Towson University community and assist in curating library collections. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. LIB-N-3267

Learning Technologies Librarian

Type: Librarian
Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early career librarian with responsibility for providing leadership and direction for the Research & Instruction department’s digital services and technology initiatives and applying innovative solutions to information resources and services.  Serves as liaison and subject specialist to the department of Educational Technology and Literacy and related disciplines as assigned. This position is a 12-month faculty status position.  Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  LIB-N-3248

Research & Instruction Librarian Arts & Communication

Type: Librarian
Description:

The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an early career librarian to serve as a research and instruction librarian and as liaison and subject specialist to the departments of Art and Design, Art History, Art Education, Communication Studies, and related disciplines as assigned.  Plans and teaches information literacy in liaison areas and other disciplines. This position is a 12-month faculty status position.  Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment. MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution required. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  LIB-N-3247

Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian

Type: Librarian
Description:

Towson University’s Albert S. Cook Library seeks a dynamic and innovative individual to serve as the Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian. This position will provide leadership and expertise in integrating, organizing and managing the library’s electronic resources and assist the Assistant University Librarian (AUL) for Content Management with all aspects of the life cycle of e-resources, including purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of all electronic materials.  The Electronic Resources & Discovery Librarian will work cooperatively with units across the library to ensure that the library’s subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and accessible by patrons.  The successful candidate would serve as a liaison and subject specialist to department(s) and related disciplines as assigned; plan and teach information literacy in liaison area and other disciplines; design and implement library initiatives to support student success and retention; and participate in library assessment initiatives.  This faculty librarian will maintain an active research program focused on the role, impact, dynamics, and trends of electronic and digital resources in higher education and academic libraries.  
This position is a 12-month faculty status position. Librarians are expected to progress successfully along the promotion and permanent status track and participate fully as members of the library faculty. Rank is determined by qualifications at time of appointment.