- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $64,920.00-$105,260.00 Yearly
This is school library work teaching youth or adult students in an educational program in a facility operated by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Employees in this classification do not supervise other librarians.
Employees in this classification receive general supervision from a Principal or other educational administrator at the treatment center. The work of this class may require travel to various locations for events such as field trips, workshops, seminars and recreational activities. Students may be disruptive or abusive and may require remedial training.
Levels within the classification series are determined by an assessment of the employee's educational credentials by the supervising educational administrator using Maryland State Department of Education regulations and guidelines.
When in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, provides classroom instruction in library science to students who are developmentally disabled, receiving psychiatric care or involuntarily institutionalized under maximum security at Clifton T. Perkins State hospital;
When in the Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, provides classroom instruction in library science to students in an educational program at a correctional or juvenile services facility;
Prepares daily and weekly lesson plans and other instructional material;
Assists students with research projects; recommends appropriate instructional and educational reading; and explains cataloging and reference procedures;
Determines which educational materials would be most appropriate for assigned students and orders books, visual aids, computer software and other materials;
Cooperates with treatment staff and provides student progress reports to staff and family members;
Facilitates and maintains a library classroom environment conducive to learning;
May prepare and administer a budget;
Performs other related duties.
Knowledge of the human developmental process;
Knowledge of library science as it applies to the educational setting;
Knowledge of educational theories, methods and practices;
Knowledge of the physical, emotional and social aspects populations in a correctional institution or of special needs students;
Ability to facilitate and maintain a library classroom environment conducive to learning;
Ability to plan and coordinate student educational and recreational activities;
Ability to work harmoniously with populations in a correctional institution or special needs students in a residential treatment environment and with other employees.
Education: Possession of appropriate educational credentials as determined by the Maryland State Board of Education.
Librarians in State operated school programs are required to acquire and maintain certification in the State of Maryland per Section 6-101 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code and Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 13A.12.01.03B(2). Applicants recommended for appointment will be required to complete an Authorization and Verification of Credentials. Information on requirements for certification and procedures for application may be obtained from the Maryland State Board of Education, 200 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2595.
Additional educational credits beyond the Advanced Professional Certificate must meet the following criteria established by the Institutional Educators Pay Plan Committee in order to qualify for application toward the APC plus 30 level:
Credits must be beyond the education level held at the time the educational requirements for the Advanced Professional Certificate were met and must either relate to the current job responsibilities or be part of an employer approved program of study. Credits mean semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university or Maryland State Department of Education approved workshops. No more than one half of any additional credits applied to these criteria may be earned through Maryland Department of Education approved workshops.