Staff Job Opportunities

Librarian III, Student Engagement & Information Skills Librarian

This position plans, designs, implements, reviews, and assesses programs and services that foster the research needs of students, with an emphasis on undergraduates. Capitalizing upon the intersection of orientation, learning, and research support, this position focuses on creating effective and sustainable connections between the libraries and targeted undergraduate learning environments and communities. This position partners with Expository Writing, the Writing Center, the Common Read Book Committee, the Undergraduate Public Health Program and the Office of Undergraduate Research (KSAS and Whiting) to develop programs that support student learning through positive engagement in both formal and informal settings, and explores ways to further integrate information literacy and research skills across the curriculum. This position also oversees the hiring and training of students who staff the Sheridan Libraries’ Information Desk. This key triage point connects students with librarians for help at point-of-need.

The position requires a desire and ability to be responsive to the growing socially innovative academic endeavors across the disciplines. This requirement entails engagement with the university, local, and academic library communities in order to enhance and improve inclusivity in our library, and promote innovation through understanding of diverse perspectives and ideas. The incumbent also provides ongoing assessment and analysis of library instructional activities. See Job Req ID# 5431 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Resource Acquisitions Manager

The Resource Acquisitions Manager oversees the strategies, processes and workflows of acquiring content in all formats for general and special collections of the Sheridan Libraries. In collaboration with the Head of Technical Services, this role helps develop the vision and strategic goals for the acquisitions team. This role also works closely with the Associate Director for Collections and Academic Services and Welch Medical Library’s acquisitions staff to coordinate electronic resources licensing and access management across the Johns Hopkins University Libraries.

This position has a deep understanding of best practices and emerging trends in collections procurement and scholarly publishing in academic research libraries. This individual actively engages with publishers, vendors, subscription agents, and consortia to acquire content and conducts ongoing evaluation of their services. In collaboration with colleagues across the University and content providers, this forward thinking position aligns acquisitions strategies with collection needs and available resources. The position develops innovative approaches and designs workflows to ensure that the Acquisitions team of six FTE obtain resources in a timely, fiscally responsible, and effective manner ensuring compliance with JHU’s licensing and financial principles and practices.See Job Req ID# 8471 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Regional Campus Librarian

The Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University are seeking an innovative, technologically proficient professional who is looking for an opportunity to provide service to faculty and students in a research-rich academic environment. Reporting to the Manager of the DC Regional Campus Libraries and collaborating with Sheridan Libraries staff, the librarian is a key member of the team providing onsite and virtual services to graduate students and faculty at the JHU DC area centers. Schools with programs represented at the centers include the Carey Business School, School of Education, Krieger School of Arts and Science and the Whiting School of Engineering. The position demands a high level of proactive interaction between faculty, students and the librarian. In this liaison focused environment, the Regional Campus librarian will work both in teams and autonomously to provide resources and services to a very engaged community. See Job Req ID# 9350 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Mikulski Papers Archivist

The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries seeks qualified candidates for the position of Barbara Mikulski Papers Project Archivist. The Project Archivist will process the print and born-digital archives of celebrated former Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski. As the longest-serving woman in congressional history, Senator Mikulski is a significant figure both to Maryland and the United States. This is a 2.5-year, full-time appointment that is not renewable. See Job Req ID# 9352 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Human Resources Manager

The Libraries and Museums Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing the overall HR function for the Sheridan Libraries and University Museums. Develops, implements, and delivers HR services and programs for staff and faculty to meet strategic goals and objectives. Provides a wide range of support and consulting services, including recruitment and employment, employee relations, organizational design, training and education, personnel records management, performance management, salary and compensation administration, diversity and benefits administration. Fosters practices that produce enhanced productivity and effective work environment and ensures that human resources activities, services and counsel are carried out consistent with, and supportive of, established university human resources vision, mission and plans. Works in partnership, and consultation with, central and divisional human resources leadership and specialists, serves as a member of the Libraries’ Management Team, and promotes actions that maintain an environment that integrates diversity, differences, and fairness. See Job Req ID# 9440 for the full description of duties and qualifications.


Student Job Opportunities

Library Assistant

The Interlibrary Services Department of the Sheridan Libraries at Homewood is seeking dependable and committed student workers with good communication skills, ability to work collaboratively with others and ability to manage multiple assignments for general clerical work. Job# 10608. For the full description of duties, 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

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