Multiple Positions – Maryland

Job Title: Legal Clerk/Technician (OA)
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Salary Range: $34,759.00 to $50,374.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to Thursday, October 8, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-0986-05/06
Duty Locations: Baltimore, MD

The EEOC has an opening for a Legal Clerk/Technician. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


As a Legal Clerk/Technician assigned to the Legal Unit of an EEOC filed office, you will be responsible for overall clerical support to the Legal Unit staff of Attorneys and Paralegals. You will perform the following functions:

· review and organize a variety of administrative and litigation documents and materials;

· assure the adequacy and completeness of documents prepared or produced by the EEOC and other parties to litigation;

· assemble and organize case records, while ensuring proper arrangement of documents, evidence and exhibits;

· record or track discovery and litigation activity working together with Paralegals; and

· assist with Legal Unit operational systems which may include such activities as budget and procurement, time and attendance, computer data entry, case tracking, archiving, maintaining the law library, and preparation and processing of travel and requisition documents.

You may also be responsible for communicating with vendors, working with process servers, messengers, and copy service businesses, and the filing of court documents through electronic processes, by mail or in person.

Linette Hankins
Phone: (202)663-4317

Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Salary Range: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-1410-12
Duty Locations: Bethesda, MD

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences has an opening for a Librarian (Instruction). Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) is the nation’s fully accredited federal school of medicine and graduate school of nursing. Its education, research and consultation programs are unique, related directly to military medicine, tropical diseases, disasters medicine, military medical readiness and adaptation to extreme environments. We prepare outstanding scientists and health care practitioners for careers in service to the nation.

This position is located in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Office of Information and Education Technology, James A. Zimble Learning Resource Center’s (LRC) Reference and Information Services Department.

The primary purpose of this position is the provision of library instruction to students, faculty, and staff at the Uniformed Services University. The person in this position will access the information needs of the faculty, staff, and students and create classes either in person or online to meet these needs. In addition this person will also provide comprehensive and specialized reference services to the USU community and serve as a liaison to the various schools and departments.

Position: Archives Assistant
Location: The American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Center – College Park, MD

Position originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Job Description:

The American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Center, is seeking a part-time temporary Archives Assistant who will work with the Assistant Director and the Associate Archivist to process archival collections, create Encoded Archival Context-Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF) records, assist in digitizing archival collections and placing them in our digital repository. The successful candiadte will assist with other tasks in the library and archives as needed. Our office is within walking distance from College Park Metro and near the University of Maryland.

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or previous experience required; currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in archival studies preferred. The ideal candidate should have previous experience in collections processing and have proofreading skills and attention to detail. Must be able to lift 40 pound boxes of library materials. Knowledge of science is not required. 24 hrs. per week. Flexible work schedule.

If you are qualified for this position, please send your resume with cover letter to AIP Human Resources at

For more information visit

Position: Circulation Supervisor

Location: Glen Burnie Regional Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Position type: Full-time
Hours per week: 37.50
Salary range: $36,761 – $57,124

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at Anne Arundel County Public Library website:

Minimum Requirements:

Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency program, including or supplemented by computer training, and five years of circulation desk experience in a public or academic library setting, including two years supervisory experience.

Supervising the circulation functions at a regional or large community library and training, scheduling and supervising the work of circulation staff, and by extension, pages and volunteers, in the registration of customer and the circulation of library materials, and the performance of related clerical and collection maintenance procedures. Circulation Supervisors work at the circulation desk themselves, providing prompt and courteous attention to library customers in registering borrowers, circulating library materials, collecting fines and other charges, and explaining library policies and procedures regarding the use of the library’s facilities and services.

Position: Part-Time Evening/Weekend Circulation Assistant
Location: Salisbury University Libraries, Salisbury, Maryland

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association listserv.

Salisbury University Libraries seeks a Part-Time Evening/Weekend Circulation Assistant (11-15 hours/week). The Circulation Assistant is responsible for overseeing the facility and the Circulation Desk during evening and weekend shifts. Duties include opening and closing the building, providing all types of circulation services, supervising student workers at the Circulation Desk, and troubleshooting problems. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or GED and the ability to use a computer. One year of clerical or library experience is preferred. Starting salary:$12.49 per hour . Contact Amy Jones, Head of Circulation, ( to apply.

Multiple Positions – Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Librarian (Collections)
Department: Department Of Labor
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-1410-09
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The Department of Labor has an opening for a Librarian (collections). Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


1. Serves as Collections Librarian with responsibility for maintaining the control, access, and maintenance of the library’s print, audiovisual, electronic, and microfilm collections. Assists as part of a team in providing reference services, literature searches, and bibliographic services based on questions received from individuals.

2. Leads collection management activities which include prioritizing material for digitation, reviewing collections for preservation needs, processing of donations, reviewing and recommending weeding and retention for all areas of the library’s collections.

3. Works closely to assist the Systems Librarian in managing the digitization of library resources and creation of metadata to make research and information materials more widely available using existing library systems.

4. Monitors and evaluates customer utilization to assist in future services.

5. Assists in coordinating ongoing training on resources available to customers and library staff.

6. Keeps current on library trends, scholarly communications, and the evolving role of libraries and their collections.

7. Works as part of a team to evaluate new library automation developments such as online public access catalogs, online circulation systems, full-text databases, and the provision of federal government publications in electronic format.

8. Represents the Library on internal and external committees concerning library plans, policies and activities.

Elmer Frasure
Phone: 202-693-7825
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 202-693-7758

Job Title: Museum Technician (Anthropology)
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
Salary Range: $43,057.00 to $55,970.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, September 24, 2015 to Thursday, October 8, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-1016-07
Position Information: Fulltime, TERM Not-To-Exceed 4 years – Federal
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The Smithsonian Institution has an opening for a Museum Technician Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


Compiles and tabulates data necessary for repatriation-related collection research on North American Native American archaeological, physical, and ethnology collections.

Carries out routine and special duties connected with the maintenance of the collections as encountered in collections targeted for repatriation, including filing of specimens in their proper place, reorganization of storage space, etc.

Assists in preparing specimens for deaccession and maintaining transaction records.

Provides assistance and readily accessible information to repatriation-related visitors to Museum; orients them in the use of the collections and records.

Jan Williams
Phone: 202-633-6383
Fax: 571-258-4052
TDD: 202-633-6409

Position: Librarian
Location: ZAI – Washington, DC

ZAI has an opening for a Librarian. Originally posted to UMD iSchool listserv.

ZAI has an immediate need for an entry level Librarian for our project located in Washington, DC. This is an excellent opportunity for someone considering or working on their MLS with an interest in law or special libraries. Because it is a diverse library, you’ll be exposed to the overall operations of a library that serves legal staff, economists, and engineers.

Working under the guidance and supervision of the Library Director, you will provide support for general library operations, assist with patron inquiries, and man the front desk. Will be responsible for record keeping (statistics), processing of materials received returned from patrons, shelving and stack maintenance. Will provides general assistance to patrons locating volumes or other sources of information.

Job Functions:

Search online library catalogs, bibliographic sources, legal information services, and the Internet to provide ready reference support.
Assist users via the phone, email and in person in finding information and using material.
Maintain loose-leaf services.
Perform circulation and re-shelving duties.
Perform stack maintenance duties, including shifting and weeding.
Perform special projects, as directed.
Update the library’s website.
Create library marketing materials and the library newsletter.
Manage inter-library loan requests.
Generate statistic reports.
Maintain a list of recommended titles.
Create and update library guides.

Required Skills:

Must be reliable and punctual.
Ability to work both independently and under specific direction.
Willingness and ability to learn library procedures and reference skills.
Ability to attend to details; high tolerance for repetitive routine; good judgment to identify variations requiring special handling.
Ability to learn use of online searching, word processing, and specialized databases.
Ability to adapt to changes of procedures, routines, and job responsibilities.
Ability to work well with other members of a team and to rotate job responsibilities.
Commitment to providing high-quality library service to all users; strong customer service focus.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, including management staff and support staff.
Ability to work effectively in a culturally and educationally diverse environment.
Ability to follow up and follow through.
Ability to be flexible and maintain a professional manner in all situations.

Education, experience and skills required:

Bachelor’s degree required, current work towards Masters in Library Science preferred.
Some library experience desirable.
Excellent interpersonal, language and telephone skills.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Knowledge of HTML or experience using website development software (e.g. Dreamweaver) desired.

For more information and to apply visit

Multiple Library Positions – Maryland

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library – Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

The University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library is seeking an enthusiastic individual to serve as a Reference and Instruction Librarian. Responsibilities include teaching a three-credit information literacy course for undergraduate students, providing reference service, and participating in the library’s information literacy program. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team involved in the continual assessment of the library and its services, in order to create an environment that is engaging and approachable. Other duties include assisting with the promotion of library services and creating online research tools. This full-time faculty appointment reports to the Head of Reference. Some weekend and evening hours are required.

Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or equivalent degree and at least one year of library experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment, and a strong commitment to public service.

Preferred: One year of professional experience in reference, preferably in an academic library setting, and experience in undergraduate library instruction preferred. Familiarity with business, liberal arts and social science resources. Evidence of initiative and innovation in library services.

This position is open until filled. Instructions for applying can be found at the University Baltimore’s “Jobs at UB” Website:

Position: Community Services Coordinator
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries – Frederick, MD

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Community Services Coordinator, Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, MD
Salary: $53,604-64,324 Annually. If you love getting out into the community, making connections, and partnering with local organizations, this is the job for you! Located in Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, our rapidly developing system is looking for a dynamic self-starter to develop this brand new position focused on community outreach and innovative adult programming.


Master’s of Library Science from an ALA accredited program and a Minimum 5 years of professional library work experience which includes at least 2 years experience providing programming or outreach to adults
OR – Master’s in Social Science, Social Policy, Communication or other related field and a 5 years professional work experience planning/executing interest-appropriate events and programs for adults
An additional 2 years of the required work experience may reduce the education requirement to a Bachelor’s degree
Minimum 2years experience in aleadership,managerial,orsupervisorycapacity
Possession of a valid automobile operator’s license

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm October 15, 2015. For complete job description and to apply go to

Position: Bioinformationist (Research Information Specialist)
Location: Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Originally posted on Maryland Library Association listserv.

A key new member of the Health Sciences and Human Services Library staff, the Bioinformationist provides a range of information and informatics services for University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) researchers in the health and life sciences. Initiating relationships with people working within the University’s scientific community in diverse environments, this position will identify and fulfill needs for information and education services. By providing expert knowledge, specialized research consultations, and training in bioinformatics, this position will help shape innovative services for basic science researchers and expand and strengthen HS/HSL support for the University’s research and informatics initiatives. The Bioinformationist is a member of the HS/HSL Services Division and reports to the Associate Director for Services.

Essential Functions:

* Initiate, develop and evaluate new services for supporting biomedical researcher’s information, and data organization needs at UMB.
* Provide expertise on a range of bioinformatics databases and tools such as those offered by NCBI; partner with library colleagues to deliver workshops on these tools.
* Develop and deliver training and aids for researchers in areas relating to basic science research.
* Deliver expert consulting to groups and individuals working with research data; advise researchers on locating data available for re-use and on appropriate repositories for sharing data.
* Collaborate with library colleagues to offer comprehensive, quality research services.
* Participate in multidisciplinary research teams and projects throughout the University.
* Foster cooperative working relationships between the University translational science community and the library.
* Build partnerships with the University’s BioPark, a community of life science companies and academic research centers.
* Participate actively as a member of University groups, national and local professional associations, and engage in scholarly and service activities.
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in a basic science such as biology, molecular biology, genetics or related field.

Experience: Experience using a range of bioinformatics databases and tools such as those offered by NCBI required; Preference given to post-doctoral experience, programming experience, and/or experience with statistical software such as SPSS, SAS.

Preferred Education: PhD is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Skill in using current technologies for teaching, learning and research.
* Knowledge of evolving national data management policies and research data, including its storage, retrieval, and sharing.
* Demonstrated commitment to a user-centered philosophy.
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
* Strong presentation and instruction skills.
* Ability to thrive in a future-oriented environment and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues.

Salary Range: Up to $60,000 commensurate with education and experience

Posting Date: 09/25/15
Application Deadline: 10/15/15

To Apply:

If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-22581-800-735-2258 FREE

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Archives Technician – Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Archives Technician
Agency: National Archives and Records Administration
Job Announcement Number: JD1500226SWD
Salary Range: $34,759.00 to $50,374.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, September 24, 2015 to Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1421-05/06
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The National Archives have an opening for an Archives Technician preparing for the opening of the Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum located in Chicago, IL. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


In this position, you will perform archival duties involving reference, arrangement, description, evaluation, preservation, and rehabilitation, of classified and unclassified historical materials in the Office of Presidential Libraries in Washington, DC, preparing for the opening of the Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum located in Chicago, IL.

The incumbent of this position will work in Washington, DC until the temporary Barack H. Obama Presidential Library and Museum in Chicago, IL is ready to be occupied. At that time the incumbent will be reassigned to Chicago, IL.

Relocation expenses will not be paid for the initial position in Washington, DC, however, some relocation expenses for the reassignment from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL will be paid.

Note: This position is being advertised concurrently under Merit Promotion (NARA Employees Only) procedures. Current NARA employees who wish to be considered must apply under Merit Promotion procedures, Job Announcement number JD1500225SWM. Open: 09/24/2015 Close: 10/07/2015.

Whether you are new to the Federal Government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, you can make history at the National Archives. Our dedicated staff works across a variety of career fields to safeguard the records of the Federal Government – more than 10 billion of them.

Visit our Employee Gallery at to see the kinds of dynamic projects our staff are undertaking. If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the National Archives!

For more information visit:

Sharon Woelfel
Phone: (314)801-0876

Three Library Positions – Maryland

POSITION: Communications Specialist
LOCATION: Carroll County Public Library, Library Headquarters – New Windsor, MD
SALARY: $37,427 annually plus benefits
HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

Originally posted to Maryland Library Association listserv.

OVERVIEW: Performs a variety of graphic design, marketing and public relations
duties to promote Library programs and services to the community.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Requires a bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field. One year of experience in graphic design, communications, marketing, public relations or related field. Requires knowledge of public relations principles, print and online design, excellent oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, and Microsoft Office.

CLOSING DATE: Application/resume must be received by 11:59 pm on Sunday,
October 4, 2015.

HOW TO APPLY: Application must be submitted online at

If you need assistance with any aspect of the application process, please
contact the Human Resources Department 410-386-4500 ext.3128

Position: Senior Reference/Education Services Librarian (Team Lead)
Requisition number: 15-0034
Location: Beneficial-Hodson Library, Hood College, Frederick, MD

Originally posted to Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Beneficial-Hodson Library of Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, invites applications for a Senior Reference/Education Services Librarian (Team Lead). We are seeking an experienced individual who is enthusiastic, creative, and visionary. This librarian leads and supervises the team that plans, coordinates, and provides reference services and research skills instruction; provides faculty outreach and develops collaborative and innovative teaching and learning opportunities inside and outside of the classroom; works with the director and the library staff in strategic planning and policy development; selects reference materials, including databases, for acquisition; in collaboration with the Reference Team, designs and maintains the library website; works with reference department colleagues, the Library Director, and the Consortium Manager in managing reference databases. Some evening work required. Weekend work may be required on occasion. Will be asked to participate in the inclement weather rotation. Salary $46,800, firm. Benefited, full-time position. Generous vacation. Start date: ASAP.

Application Process and to see the complete job description: Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application. A COMPLETED APPLICATION will include a COVER LETTER, RESUME, and THREE PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Go to Click on the Senior Reference Librarian link to access the job description. A link to the electronic application, “Apply On-line,” is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, just above the blue area that contains the “Contact Us” information. If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability. Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

Position: Lower School Library Media Specialist
Location: Severn School – Severna Park, MD

Originally posted to UMD iSchool listserv.

Severn Lower School is seeking an experienced, energetic, creative, full-time Library Media Specialist. Roles and responsibilities include: being an instructional partner, teacher, information specialist and program administrator. Strong collaboration, technology integration, and organization skills are required. Library or teaching related experience and undergraduate degree in education or library required (Master of Library and Information Science preferred). Interested candidates are encouraged to browse our website ( to learn more about the school’s mission, program, and culture. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of at least three current references to Cathy North, Lower School Head, at

Collections Assistant

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C. is hiring a full-time Collections Assistant in their Baltimore office. The position is entry-level and perfect for someone who is currently in a MLS program or looking to gain experience early in their career.

If you are interested, please send your resume to Sara Thomas at

Two Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Job Title:Student Trainee (Library and Archives) PATHWAYS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Agency: Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Job Announcement Number: WSD-LSD-2015-0003
Salary Range: $16.66 to $21.65 / Per Hour
Open Period: Friday, September 18, 2015 to Thursday, September 24, 2015
Series & Grade: GS-1499-05
Position Information: DC location, full-time or part-time; must be able to work at least 20 hrs/week. – One-year appointment with the possibility for renewal – see Key Requirements for more information.
Duty Locations: Washington DC

WHO MAY APPLY: This is an internship for students who have recently been accepted in or are currently enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking program in an accredited college or university, graduate, or professional school. Half-time is typically 6 semester hours for undergraduates but may be determined by the school. All majors are encouraged to apply.

For More Info:
Serena Watters
202-326-4110 ext 6352

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation has an opening for a Student Trainee. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

This position is located in the Workplace Solutions Department, Library Services Division at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).


The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation has a distinguished and important mission in protecting America’s pensions. At PBGC, you will use your skills in accounting, auditing, business, finance, law, actuarial science, or information technology and more, to protect the retirement income of nearly 44 million hardworking Americans. Our work is challenging, compelling, and important. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find your future at PBGC exceptionally rewarding because the work you perform will have a daily impact on the lives of relatives, friends and neighbors. It will be like no other career choice you have explored.

We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported, so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider PBGC and start making a difference today!

If you are interested in a challenging career with great benefits, training, and strong growth potential, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Student Trainee (Library and Archives) today!

Position: Science Liaison & Reference Librarian
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 09/18/15

Georgetown University has an opening for a Science Liaison and Reference Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

The Science Liaison and Reference Librarian will develop and manage research collections that include the sciences, mathematics, statistics and computer science, which combined have a materials budget of $2,600,000. She/He will also foster the development and expansion of research and instruction activities to meet the information needs and support the research and curricular goals of the University’s science programs. The incumbent actively engages with faculty, students, and staff in assigned areas, developing strong relationships and promoting the Library’s relevant services and collections.

Actual assignments will be made based on the successful candidate’s experience and interests.

This position works directly with students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty, researchers, other University staff and administrators, University alumni, and members of the public.

With a second Science Liaison and Reference Librarian, the incumbent in this position develops collections housed in the Blommer Science Library and supports the students and faculty who use that library location primarily Blommer Science Library and is responsible for meeting the Information needs of users in at that location. The position reports directly to the Head of Collections, Research and Instruction.


Masters in Library Science (MLS) accredited by the American Library Association, or equivalent
Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in the sciences, math, statistics, computer science or related field preferred
Knowledge of or experience with information resources in the sciences, math, statistics and/or computer science
Two years minimum experience in the provision of public services (reference and instruction) in an academic or research library setting
Ability to work with diverse, research-oriented students and faculty

Other Skills: Successful performance requires analytical ability, initiative, imagination, and excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as a broad-based interest in and current awareness of information technology applications for the delivery of scientific information.