Librarian – Digital Resources Cataloger, Hartford County Public Library, Belcamp, MD

Application period extended, open until filled:

Librarian – Digital Resources Cataloger

Full-time (37.5 hours per week)


Starting salary: $43,034 – $49,500 per year; full salary maximum – $68,851.

Comprehensive benefits package includes paid leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension program and other voluntary benefits.


Harford County Public Library is celebrating 70 years of progressive and innovative library service and has been the recipient of The Daily Record’s Innovator of the Year Award 3 years in a row and 7-time Library Journal Star Library. HCPL has eleven branches, one administrative office and two outreach vehicles serving over 181,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of over 3.8 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community.


Performs cataloging duties at the professional librarian level, with primary responsibilities to include maintaining bibliographic records for the library’s digital products. Assists the head cataloger or may lead with system reports and special projects. Assists head cataloger with authority control and maintenance of bibliographic records. Trains staff, when appropriate, on cataloging related issues and assists staff with cataloging related questions. Performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.


A Master of Library Science degree or other Master’s degree in an approved library related curriculum from an accredited ALA institution; Ability to obtain State of Maryland Department of Education Professional Librarian Certification within six months of hire; One year of cataloging experience including both original and copy cataloging; Experience cataloging digital resources; Knowledge of cataloging tools and resources (DDC, LCSH, MarcEdit, RDA, and AACR2); Strong computer skills; Knowledge of or willing to learn regular expressions and SQL; Ability to work day, evening, and weekends hours.


Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. PLEASE NOTE: The application cannot be saved and returned to at a later time. The application must be completed in its entirety prior to submitting. A resume is required for this position; however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the online employment application. Do not state “refer to resume” on the application. Please hold Ctrl key and click on the link below to complete the application for this position:

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