Employment Opportunities

Staff Openings

IT Operations Specialist
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a highly skilled and innovative IT Operations Specialist to ensure a high level of functionality and positive user experience for public and staff computing in the Library. Under the direction of the Information Technology Librarian, this position provides primary IT support for applications, computers, and other technologies utilized in the Library’s public learning spaces; assists in the deployment of faculty/staff and classroom workstations; and participates in planning, training, and policy development.
Temporary Evening Reference Associate
Towson University seeks an energetic, customer-oriented library associate for a part-time, temporary position to provide evening reference, research and technology assistance in a high-demand environment to a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and members of the community. Regular hours for this temporary, part-time position are Sunday – Thursday 6pm – 10 pm from October – mid-December 2014.
Web Application Developer
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks a highly skilled and innovative Web Application Developer to participate in all stages of the application development lifecycle. As a key participant in the continued development of the Library’s Drupal environment, discovery systems, and digital collections, this position will work with other members of the Library IT Department, librarians, archivists, and other library staff to design, develop, and integrate sites and applications to enhance the experiences of our internal and external audiences. Under the direction of the Information Technology Librarian, this position will provide primary web application development support for the Library’s initiatives.
Part-time Library Technician II –Special Collections
The Albert S. Cook Library seeks an experienced, detail-oriented Library Technician II for a temporary position to enhance the accessibility and promote long- term preservation of rare and unique materials in special collections, particularly rare books.

Student Openings

Library Student Assistant – Library IT Operations
Under direct supervision, ensure successful operation of library computers through regular quality assurance checks, recordkeeping, and basic troubleshooting. Participate in special projects, such as deployment of new computers. Preference given to Federal Work Study Students: http://www.towson.edu/main/finaid/typesoffinaid/workstudy/federalworkstudy.asp
Student Assistant for Special Collections and Archives
The Library seeks reliable, detail-oriented student assistants to support the University Archives program by sorting, filing, organizing, and documenting materials under the supervision of the University Archivist & Digital Collections Librarian or the Library Associate – Archives & Digital Collections. May involve moving, shifting, and lifting boxes of materials. Preference is given to students with Federal Work Study .http://www.towson.edu/main/finaid/typesoffinaid/workstudy/federalworkstudy.asp. Special collections hours are 8:30am-5pm so students must be able to work an established schedule of about 10 hrs./week within this time frame.
Student Assistant for Interlibrary Loan
The Albert S. Cook Library is seeking reliable, detail-oriented students to work in the Interlibrary Loan Department. Student Assistants will prepare and process materials for shipment to other libraries and for distribution to Towson University student, faculty and staff. Other duties are assigned depending on departmental needs. Preference given to students with Federal Work Study: http://www.towson.edu/main/finaid/typesoffinaid/workstudy/federalworkstudy.asp
Library Student Assistant – Public Services
The Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University, is seeking reliable, customer and detail-oriented student assistants to assist library users and provide circulation and technical services duties. Work shifts are arranged to accommodate class schedules, but students are expected to work a regular weekly schedule. Preference is given to students with Federal Work Study .http://www.towson.edu/main/finaid/typesoffinaid/workstudy/federalworkstudy.asp.