Library of Congress (3 positions) – Washington D.C.

The Library of Congress has openings for three positions. Full vacancy announcements at USAJOBS website:

Job Title:Librarian
Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150149
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, July 2, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-09

This position is located within Library Services, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division, Law Section.

The incumbent must be able to read French, Spanish, and at least one other modern Romance language to perform cataloging services.

Job Title:Supervisory Librarian

Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150034
Salary Range: $107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 to Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-14

The Section Head is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the section, supervising the staff and serving as a specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions within the section’s geographic area of responsibility. The Section Head assures the provision of timely and accurate reference service to the Congress and other Library patrons, directs the development and maintenance of the Library’s collections pertaining to the region, facilitates the effective use of these collections by scholars, researchers, and others worldwide, and manages the development of digital technology to advance the section’s goals. The Section Head plans and produces scholarly programs, exhibits, seminars, and colloquia to bring attention to research developments and collections of interest to both scholars and the general public. Under the guidance of the Division Chief, the Section Head may be responsible for cultivating relations with potential donors, securing funds for new initiatives, acquiring new collections, and establishing new services.
This position is located in the African and Middle Eastern Division, Collections and Services, Library Services.

Job Title:Librarian (Israel and Judaica Section)
Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150066
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, June 29, 2015 to Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-09

This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. Often there will be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. This position will require the incumbent to have a knowledge of the Hebrew language. A knowledge of Yiddish is also desirable.

This position is located in the Israel and Judaica Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access, Library Services.

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:

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


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:

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.