Staff Job Opportunities

Library Assistant II

The Sheridan Libraries are seeking an innovative, creative, user-focused library assistant to assist with the delivery of services to faculty and students based on the Homewood Campuses. This position will provide assistance to users of course reserves by processing materials in multiple formats. See Job Req ID# 3562 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Special Events Coordinator

The Program Coordinator will provide general administrative and project management support for Center for Educational Resources (CER) events and programs including scheduling, event coordination, communications, and data collection. This person will work closely with the Teaching Academy director and the Center’s administrative manager to ensure effective and efficient management of CER programs. The Program Coordinator should be highly detail oriented and proactive in solving logistical challenges. See Job Req ID# 2034 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Library Specialist

The Sheridan Libraries are seeking an innovative, self-starting, creative, user-focused library specialist to join our team delivering services to students and faculty across multiple JHU academic divisions. See Job Req ID# 1883 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Conservation and Exhibitions Technician

The Conservation and Exhibitions Technician will provide basic to medium level conservation treatments and housing solutions for the Sheridan Libraries and Museums general and special collections paper-based materials. The Conservation and Exhibition Technician will also provide a wide variety of skilled duties in the fabrication, preparation, production and installation of library exhibitions. This position will report to the Senior Conservator in the conservation laboratory. See Job Req ID# 3294 for the full description of duties and qualifications.

Library Assistant

This position reports to the Collections Services Supervisor and serves the patrons of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. Some of the duties include loading and transporting materials carefully and safely; transporting materials, equipment and personnel between library locations; wrapping and boxing shared library collection materials for shipment. See Job Req ID#1878 for the complete description of duties qualifications.

Head of Technical Services

The Head of Technical Services provides leadership for service-oriented technical services operations, including strategic planning, budget management, and management of departmental personnel. The incumbent reports to Associate Director for Administration and Discovery Services and serves as a member of the Library’s management team.

The incumbent will plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish policies and procedures, and set priorities in consultation with Collection Management, Library Applications Group, Special Collections, other University Libraries, and other library departments. The incumbent will work with a team of supervisors to coordinate training, evaluation, and supervision of technical services staff. See Job ID Req# 1397 for 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