Attention ASL-fluent Librarians! Job Openings at the MD Deaf Culture Digital Library

Shared from the Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Library website:

Deaf Culture Digital Library Positions – CLOSING DATE: June 5, 2017

Montgomery County Public Libraries is recruiting to fill two grant funded positions in the new Deaf Culture Digital Library. This state initiative will be housed in the Germantown Branch, and be the primary information center on deaf resources for library customers and library staff throughout Maryland.

Program Specialist I-IRC25751

Montgomery County Public Libraries seeks a Program Specialist I with knowledge of deaf culture, hearing loss and assistive technology as well as basic proficiency in American Sign Language to help to develop the Deaf Culture Digital Library (DCDL). As the Program Specialist I at the DCDL you will play a vital role in marketing the DCDL to the community and outside agencies.

Librarian I -IRC25750

Montgomery County Public Libraries seeks a Librarian I with experience using, discussing and sharing information on deaf culture, deaf history and deaf literature. As the Librarian I, you will use your collection development skills to help to tailor a print and electronic collection to support the work of the DCDL. Statewide programming responsibilities are also an integral part of this position, as is providing customer service at the information desk at the Germantown Branch. This position requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association as well as Basic Proficiency in American Sign Language.

To learn more about these exciting and challenging positions, please visit the Montgomery County Website

Please remember to address the preferred criteria in your submission. For additional information, please contact Debra Marshall, Human Resources Specialist Montgomery County Office of Human Resources, 240-777-5042 or debra.marshall@montgomerycountymd.gov or Barbara McClayton, MCPL Human Resources & Accountability Manager, 240-777-0107 or barbara.mcclayton@montgomerycountymd.gov

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