Staff Job Opportunities


Library Specialist

The position carries out responsibilities as part of a University team to provide responsive, effective, and evolving coordination of the life cycle of electronic resources management. The position focuses on ordering, licensing, activation, renewal and problem solving for electronic resources available to the academic community. See Req# 315305 at jobs.jhu.edu.

Metadata Technician

The Metadata Technician will support the library Technical Services departmental efforts in cataloging both regular and special collections, while at the same time advancing the exploration of non-MARC metadata efforts in a variety of systems. This crossover position will also provide much needed assistance as traditional library catalog systems progress into a linked data environment. See Req# 314694 at jobs.jhu.edu.

Head Librarian – Music Library

The Head Librarian is responsible for outreach and leadership for the Arthur Friedheim Music Library and Archives. The Head Librarian manages staff; provides reference consultations; oversees the library instruction program; designs and implements strategic planning; and develops and maintains the Friedheim music collection. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Institute Studies and works collaboratively with the Sheridan Libraries with a dotted line to the Dean of the Sheridan Libraries. See Req# 313673 at jobs.jhu.edu.

Student Job Opportunities


Yard Worker, Evergreen Museum and Library

Duties include working outside on the Evergreen Museum & Library property; trimming, weeding and general grounds keeping. Job# 10000. For full description and additional details, visit the Student Employment website.

Special Collections Fellowships


Special Collections offers a variety of fellowships for undergraduates and graduate students. These experiences offer the opportunity to explore original lines of inquiry while researching rare and unique materials.

Learn more about fellowship opportunities

Conservation & Preservation Fellowships and Internships


The Department of Conservation and Preservation is committed to and engaged in the ongoing training of conservators. As the field of conservation, preservation, and conservation science has grown, so too has the nature of and the need for a diverse array of training programs. The Department offers a range of opportunities — from short workshops on specialized topics and day-long conferences to paid internships and grant-supported post-doctoral fellowships. The following internships and post doctoral fellowships are offered on an annual basis.

The Harriet and Donlin Long Internship in Conservation

Through the generous gift of Harriet and Donlin Long, the Sheridan Libraries are able to offer semester length internships in book and paper conservation.

Contact Mark Pollei for information about this internship at mpollei@jhu.edu.

Heritage Science for Conservation (HSC) Fellowships and Internships

Our hiring is based on available funding. Students and visiting scholars are encouraged to contact us with expressions of interest in cultural heritage research. We welcome undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers from diverse fields of science, including materials science and chemistry.

Contact Patricia McGuiggan to apply for HSC fellowships and internships at mcguiggan@jhu.edu.