Librarian

Zimmerman Associates, Inc. (ZAI) has openings for the following positions, or anticipates positions to become available within the next several months. If interested please submit your resume to careers@zai-inc.com

Serials Catalogers
ZAI has immediate openings for librarians experienced cataloging serial records. These positions are for serials catalogers with one a supervisor leading a staff of 5+ FTE. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, and must have experience cataloging adhering to AACR, RDA, and MARC standards. All candidates must hold an MLS from a ALA accredited school.

Library Supervisors/Knowledge Managers
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for professional information managers and supervisors with experience managing library, clearinghouse, and knowledge management services. All positions are anticipated for the Washington, DC area. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, plus technical skills in either reference services, metadata/cataloging, web development, and/or programming skills (i.e., DRUPAL, SharePoint). All positions are anticipated in the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least five years professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Metadata/Catalog Librarians/Indexers
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for experienced metadata and catalog librarians. We are seeking individuals who have a library, information center, or knowledge management background in the health sciences, engineering, financial, or legal professionals. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills, plus have experience creating metadata records, supporting library technical services, managing MARC catalogs, indexing, and/or managing authority control files. All positions are anticipated for the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least one year professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Reference Librarians/Information Specialists
ZAI anticipates openings through 2015 for reference librarians and information specialists supporting professional researchers and scientists. We are seeking individuals who have a library, information center, or knowledge management background in the health sciences, engineering, or legal professionals. We are interested in, individuals who have good interpersonal skills and have experience providing research and reference services. All positions are anticipated in the Washington, DC area. Candidates must have at least one year professional working experience, and hold an MLS or an equivalent degree.

Acquisitions Specialist

ProQuest’s Bethesda office is looking to hire a few Acquisitions Specialists ASAP. If you’ve got a keen eye for content selection, metadata, and general editorial process know-how, you should consider applying! Super flexible scheduling (including work-from-home arrangements); great benefits; and pays decently. They’re especially interested in applicants with an MLS and any publishing experience, and they’re looking to fast-track due to some recent in-house transfers and promotions.

Link to posting: http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PROQUEST&cws=1&rid=1645

Librarian

 

Librarian (Law) (Vacancy #: 150103)  GS-11 – Law Library- $63,722.00- $82,840.00 Opening Date: 30-APR-15 Closing Date: 19-MAY-15 Availability: Open to all

Part/Time up to 24 hours per pay period. The Legal Reference Librarian works in and through the Law Library Reading Room providing legal and legislative information services to Congress, the U. S. Supreme Court, federal agencies, practicing attorneys, legal scholars and academicians, foreign governments, and students; contributes to the development and management of print and electronic collections; and, provides tours, orientations, and briefings to Members of Congress and their staffs, and other distinguished visitors.

To view the vacancy announcement and to apply for the position, visit http://www.loc.gov/law/about/jobs.php#avail150103 / http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/402403000  . Questions should be addressed to the Library of Congress Employment Office at (202) 707-5627 / JobHelp@loc.gov.

 

Law Librarian

GAO’s Office of General Counsel is hiring a law librarian. Posted vacancy announcements on USAJOBS.  The posting closes on Wednesday, May 13.

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402455800

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/402451400

Recently, the Partnership for Public Service (the Partnership) and Washingtonian magazine included GAO in their lists of the best places to work.  Among mid-size federal agencies, GAO placed second overall and was rated number one in its support of diversity by the Partnership in 2014.  GAO’s Office of General Counsel is especially proud of its inclusive workforce and support of diversity. As part of our ongoing commitment to attract as many qualified applicants as possible, including applicants with diverse backgrounds, outstanding credentials, and a dedication to public service, we are seeking your assistance in spreading the word to your affiliates about GAO and our highly rated work environment. GAO’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement, as well as our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, may be found at http://www.gao.gov/careers/diversity.html.

Feel free to contact Lisa Motley if you have any questions. Thank you in advance for helping GAO expand its pool of qualified applicants.

Lisa Motley

Assistant General Counsel for Operations

Office of General Counsel

U.S. Government Accountability Office

202-512-3072

motleyl@gao.gov

Law Librarian

LAC Group is seeking a Law Librarian to provide training and expert legal reference and research for our client, a prominent AM100 law firm.   This position is full-time and can be worked from either the firm’s New York City, Washington, DC or Palo Alto, CA offices.    Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert-level of reference, research and support for local office(s) and act as a subject matter expert in specialized practice areas for all US offices;
  • Deliver research training to Attorneys and Staff and assist in the development of new research and reference offerings;
  • Evaluate information resources to optimize library collections in coordination with the Information Resource team;
  • Compile and organize information obtained in print and electronic resources/databases;
  • Work beyond scheduled hours as required and travel as needed; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned and additional library administrative tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Intellectual Property research and knowledge of related resources, which is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Questel  (or like Patent research service), Docket Navigator,  Saegis, ProQuest Dialog;
  • Expert proficiency in online research and legal databases;
  • Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills
  • Advanced proficiency in providing training on the use of electronic research platforms;
  • Advanced proficiency in integrated library management systems;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
  • Expert knowledge of legal and business research resources employed by global law firms;
  • Advanced knowledge of specialized practice areas (preferred);
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;
  • Advanced degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science, library information science or related field (required);
  • At least 3 years of experience providing reference and research, preferably in a law or business library;
  • At least 3 years of experience providing training on use of electronic research platforms;
  • At least 2 years of experience in specialized practice areas (preferred).

Apply at: http://goo.gl/woFa1G

 

Cataloger

LAC Group seeks dynamic candidate to work as a Cataloger for a government agency in the Washington, DC area. The candidate must be able to catalog records of Korean, Russian or Spanish. The ideal candidate will have a background in all areas of Librarianship including the following:

  • Must have experience using the RDA, Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), and MARC 21 cataloging standards.
  • Must be able to accurately complete cataloging in initial bibliographic records of Korean, Russian and Spanish.
  • Provide dual-script descriptive cataloging data for Korean and Russian language titles, with transliteration conforming to the ALA-LC Romanization Tables for Korean and Russian, respectively.
  • Must be able to use the Voyager ILS.
  • Must be able to search for records first to prevent the creation of duplicate records.

Apply at: http://goo.gl/vP4jaX

 

Summer Intern – Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States has openings for 3 summer interns in the Library:

Technical Services and Special Collections Department:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/397158800

Technology and Collections Management Department: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/397152300

Research Department:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/397156900

The Library is willing to consider course credit eligibility for these internships.

Any questions may be addressed to our Personnel Office (contact info listed at the bottom of the individual announcements).