Higher Ed. Library Positions – Multiple

McDaniel College is hiring a Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian. Full vacancy announcement at ALA Joblist:


Position: Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian
Location: McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 06/23/15
Deadline: 07/20/15

McDaniel College’s Hoover Library in Westminster, MD invites applications for a dynamic and innovative Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian. This position will provide leadership for technical services and electronic resources management. This librarian manages the technical service areas of the library, including: Acquisitions, Serials, Cataloging, and Government Documents. Responsible for the maintenance of the Integrated Library System in coordination with the Carroll Library Consortium. Also responsible for development and assessment of electronic resources appropriate to the current and evolving learning needs of McDaniel College. This position provides supervision for three full-time staff and indirectly supervises student assistants. Participates with other librarians in providing reference, instruction, supporting collection development, liaison to assigned departments, and other duties as assigned. Some evening and occasional weekend hours required. This is a full-time position, 35 hours per week, with an anticipated start date of August 31, 2015.

George Washington University Library is hiring a Middle East and North Africa Librarian. Full vacancy announcement at ALA Joblist:


Position: Middle East and North Africa Librarian
Location: GWU, Gelman Library, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: $50,000 to $70,000
Status: Full-time
Posted: 06/26/15
Deadline: 07/27/15

The GW Libraries seeks candidates with a deep academic interest in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. The successful candidate will possess outreach acumen along with a passion for exploration and learning, the desire to work in successful collaboration with others, and the potential to contribute to a dynamic organization committed to achievement.

Stratford University is hiring an Assistant Librarian. Full vacancy announcement at Stratford University website:


Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Position: Assistant Librarian
Job ID: 2015-2362
Location: Falls Church, VA
Posted Date: 6/30/2015

The Assistant Librarian provides support for the Learning Resource Center, ensuring that it is an extension of the classroom by helping students, staff and faculty develop the information literacy skills needed for academic and professional success. The Assistant Librarian works independently and with other Librarians to provide reference and information literacy services, maintain library functions, and complete projects as needed. The Assistant Librarian also provides front-line support for Stratford’s e-textbook program, as well as on-call support for proctoring in the Student Success Center.

Anne Arundel Community College has an opening for a Cataloger. Full vacancy announcement available at AACC website:


Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Recruitment Number: 2014000240
Department: Library
Working Title: Cataloger – Truxal Library
Job Title: Cataloger
Salary range: $37,808-$56,292

The Cataloger at the Andrew G. Truxal Library is responsible for original and copy cataloging of works in a variety of media according to current cataloging standards; enhancing and maintaining the quality and integrity of the online catalog; managing the workflow process of the Catalog Department; and managing cataloging related projects.


Cindy Steinhoff
Director of the Library
Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD 21012

Technical Services Librarian – Law Firm

The Washington DC office of Finnegan, one of the world’s leading and largest intellectual property law firms, is seeking a Technical Services Librarian to join our dynamic library services department. This individual will report to the Manager of Library Services and support the needs of the Washington DC office as well as the firm’s regional offices.

Full vacancy announcement available at Finnegan website: http://www.finnegan.com/staff/opportunities/OppDetail.aspx?job=256

Originally posted on Law Librarians’ Society of Washington D.C. listserv.

Responsibilities include: overseeing the acquisition, circulation and routing modules of EOS; developing and maintaining the electronic library resources, including the current awareness and online resource management tools; assisting with the cataloging of library materials and maintenance of library records; ordering and distributing books and periodicals for the library collection; coordinating print and electronic book and journal subscriptions and renewals; receiving, sorting, opening and processing library mail, and other duties as assigned.

Successful candidates must have three or more years of experience in a library or corporate setting; MLS degree and working knowledge of EOS or equivalent ILS, and basic computer systems as well as the ability to meet deadlines, and manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment is required.

The firm offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Robin McKinney
Staff Recruiting Manager
901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4413
Fax: 202.408.4400
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Supervisory Librarian – Dept. of Justice

Job Title:Supervisory Librarian
Department:Department Of Justice
Job Announcement Number:LS-15-1444862-DE
Salary Range:$107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Open Period:Tuesday, June 30, 2015 to Monday, July 13, 2015
Series and Grade:GS-1410-14
Duty Locations: 2 vacancies in the following location – Washington DC

The Department of Justice has an opening for a Supervisory Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


The incumbent of this position is responsible for providing direction of operations and guidance at one of DOJ’s library locations. Primary duties include:

· Managing and supervising employees within assigned areas, and carrying out administrative and human resource management functions, to include furthering goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO);

· Managing all general and legal reference and research services at one or more Justice Department libraries;

· Providing expertise to library users in both print and electronic legal information collections, as well as providing advice on a broad range of research resources in a variety of subject areas;

· Serving as liaison and advisor to one or more major litigating divisions, to include overseeing their research and publication needs, anticipating research needs, and initiating services to address them;

· Maintaining quality control of physical and virtual collections, as well as research services provided;

· Organizing and developing outreach projects to components across DOJ; initiating training and orientation programs for components; and

· Initiating and maintaining professional relationships with librarians, information specialists, and other major national information services.

Deidra Roberson
Phone: (202)514-6008

Library Technology Specialist – U.S. Supreme Court

Job Title: Library Technology Specialist
Department: Judicial Branch
Agency: Supreme Court of the United States
Job Announcement Number: SCOTUS-1444512-LIB
Salary Range: $43,057.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, June 29, 2015 to Sunday, July 12, 2015
Series and grade: GG-2210-07

The Supreme Court of the United States has an opening for a Library Technology Specialist. Full vacancy announcement is available at USAJobs.gov.



Assists senior library staff by supporting the use of all library systems, providing training and user support, and assisting with design and maintenance of Library websites and library-specific hardware and software installations, upgrades, troubleshooting, and maintenance.


Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer or information sciences is required. Library experience and significant helpdesk experience supporting applications, providing training, and supporting hardware are required. Experience with HTML and web site maintenance is also required. Experience with integrated library systems, especially Innovative Interfaces, is preferred, as is experience with databases, digitization projects, and creating and manipulating videos and sound files.

Employment is subject to the successful completion of a security background check.

Public Library Vacancies (Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Charles counties)

The Anne Arundel County Public Library has multiple positions available. Full vacancy announcements at AACPL website:


Position: Collection Development Librarian
Position type: Full-time
Hours per week: 37.50
Grade: 18MA
Salary range: $50,436 – $84,004

Minimum Requirements: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program plus three years professional-level library experience in collection development including one year supervisory responsibility.

Position: Area Librarian, Glen Burnie Regional Library
Position type: Full-time
Hours per week: 37.50
Grade: 18MA
Salary range: $50,436 – $84,004

Minimum Requirements: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program plus three years of professional experience in the provision of library services, including two years supervisory experience.

Position: Librarian, Multiple Openings
Position type: Full-time
Hours per week: 37.50
Grade: 14GA
Salary range: $40,530 – $63,059

Minimum Requirements: Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program plus one year work experience in a library.

The Prince George’s County Memorial Library System has an opening for a Reference Librarian III. Full vacancy announcement can be found at ALA Joblist:


Position Title: Reference Librarian III
Location: 2398 Iverson Street, Temple Hills, MD
Hours: Full-time (40 hours/week) Schedule includes a combination of daytime, evening and Saturday hours.
Salary: $50,440 + generous benefits package

Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) seeks a dynamic, innovative and enthusiastic librarian with demonstrated interest in working with technology and the ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse groups. The successful candidate will develop and oversee innovative and community-respo~~Foreign language skills strongly preferrednsive programs, have at least three years professional experience that includes prior supervisory experience, outstanding organizational skills and the dedication to provide high quality customer service. This position is a great opportunity for a librarian who is interested in serving every age-level every day. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

The Charles County Public Library has an opening for a Library Director. Full vacancy announcement can be found at:


Also posted at ALA Joblist: http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Library-Director/30106.cfm

Must have a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school.
Experience in a high-level library leadership role with financial responsibilities and an appreciation for alternative funding.
Must hold or be able to obtain Maryland Library Certification.

Salary is competitive and negotiable based on qualifications. Excellent benefits.

Trademark Librarian

Title: Trademark Librarian
Location: Alexandria, VA, United States

ASRC Federal Space and Defense is hiring a Trademark Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at ASRC Federal (originally posted on iSchool MLS listserv):



Under the direction of the Director and Senior Librarian, plans, organizes, and coordinates work activities involved in obtaining and making library resources available to the trademark attorneys.

Primary duties for this position are reference assistance and research using a wide range of materials. Performs research using on-line search techniques, automated tools, print material, and other resources as necessary. Analyzes search requests, interviews requesters when needed, develops search strategies, and reviews and provides search results.

Library of Congress (3 positions)

The Library of Congress has three positions available in Washington, D.C. Full vacancy announcements at USAJOBS.gov.

Job Title:Librarian (Preservation Specialist)
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:140308
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period:Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015


This Librarian serves as a preservation specialist in the Preservation Directorate of Library Services. The Librarian uses expert knowledge and skills to undertake preservation research to preserve the Library’s rarest, most valuable, and heavily accessed art, books, manuscripts, photographs, recorded sound, moving image, and other special media collections.

Job Title:Librarian (Manuscript – Historian)
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150142
Salary Range:$90,823.00 to $118,069.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, June 12, 2015 to Monday, July 13, 2015


The Librarian (Manuscript Historian Specialist) position has primary curatorial and acquisition responsibilities for the political, military, and legal collections of the Manuscript Division that fall in the modern period, roughly from 1900 to the present. Included in this time frame are hundreds of collections, notably the papers of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Calvin Coolidge as well as cabinet members from those and subsequent administrations; dozens of members of Congress; Supreme Court Justices; journalists and publishers; military officers and defense secretaries; diplomats and foreign intelligence officers; and countless other American luminaries. The Manuscript Division is one of the foremost special collections repositories of the world. The specialist works under the general supervision of the chief of the Manuscript Division, who provides guidance concerning the general scope, direction, and objective of assignments. This position is located in the Manuscript Division of Library Services.

Job Title:Librarian (Reference Librarian)
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150026
Salary Range:$52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period:Tuesday, June 9, 2015 to Monday, July 6, 2015


The Reference Librarian provides assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences of the assigned countries and regions in the Asian Division. Clients include Congress, foreign and US Government agencies, national and international scholars, research and scientific institutitons, the professional and business communities, and the general public. Librarians respond to inquiries that are received in person, by telephone, by correspondence and by electronic media. Librarians recommend items for acquisition.