Employment Opportunities

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,100 FTE.
The Library offers an excellent benefit package that includes medical, access to dental, life, disability insurance, and TIAA‐CREF retirement. Librarians also receive support for professional development. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre‐employment background check.
ACRL Diversity Alliance 2018 Committed to equalityThe Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Employment Opportunities at LNDL

Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Assistant

Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian

Acquisitions and Electronic Resources Assistant

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks a collaborative, organized, and detail oriented individual to join the Acquisitions unit located in the Collections and Access Services Department. This individual works across library units and with university faculty to purchase library content and make it easily available and discoverable to the university communities that the library serves. The successful candidate will report to the Acquisitions and Resource Management Librarian.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Orders library content;
  • Processes payments and tracks expenditures;
  • Communicates with vendors to investigate and resolve account or purchase issues;
  • Manages receipt and transfer of library materials to units in the Library;
  • Participates in gathering usage statistics and data analysis; • Oversees processing and maintenance of subscriptions;
  • Assists in managing student worker assignments;
  • Assists with basic electronic resource troubleshooting;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately with attention to detail;
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills to manage multiple workflows and projects;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve objectives;
  • Strong commitment to user-focused customer service;
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Windows operating system and Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds, with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Academic library experience;
  • Working knowledge of Aleph or other integrated library system or similar database programs;
  • Experience working with budgets;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Understanding of bibliographic, holdings, and item records for materials in multiple formats;
  • Knowledge of patterns of serial publication.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Acquisitions & Electronic Resources Assistant” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator, at ldion@loyola.edu.

Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time substitute Reference Librarian.  This individual will work on an as-needed basis, primarily during evening and weekend shifts, under the direction of the Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian. This position is scheduled to work no more than 19.5 hours per week.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
  2. Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
  3. Provides excellent customer service to patrons and establishes good working relationships with colleagues, students and faculty.
  4. Assists Access Services staff with patrons as needed.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  1. ALA accredited master’s degree or a current student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Strong interpersonal communication skills
  4. Strong public service orientation
  5. Experience delivering excellent customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Familiar with the policies, practices, and procedures for academic library help desk service environment and the ability to communicate them to patrons and staff.
  2. Familiar with reference services, practices, and procedures in multiple formats.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in northern Baltimore City, is a member of the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions and serves Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. The library serves as an integral part of the campuses by providing information services and resources to support the academic programs and educational concerns of the two institutions. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning. Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a student population of 6,100 FTE.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian” in the subject line to Jennie Ray, Information Literacy Coordinator/PR Librarian: jbray1@loyola.edu.

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