Librarian – Library of Congress

Job Title: Librarian (Acquisitions Specialist)
Agency: Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number: 150146
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 to Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-09
Duty Locations: Washington DC

The Library of Congress has an opening for a Librarian (Acquisitions Specialist) in the Acquisitions Section of the Copyright Acquisitions Division. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The position is responsible for identifying, selecting, and acquiring materials in assigned formats, contacting domestic publishers to obtain or relay information related to the mandatory deposits of published works and for ensuring proper handling and security of all Library and Copyright Office materials.

Digital Content Metadata Librarian – Baltimore, MD

Position: Digital Content Metadata Librarian
Classified Title: Librarian III
Requisition #: 300059
Salary: 54225-74487
Status: Full Time
School: Libraries
Location: Homewood Campus
Contact: Human Resource Services: (443) 997-5100

The Johns Hopkins Libraries and University Museums has an opening for a Digital Content Metadata Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at the Johns Hopkins University website:

Position originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

The Johns Hopkins Libraries and University Museums invite applications for the Digital Content Metadata Librarian position. The position provides leadership and expertise in developing creative, collaborative, and sustainable solutions for providing and managing metadata for locally hosted digital resources.

Librarian – Department of the Navy

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Department of the Navy
Agency :Office of Naval Research
Job Announcement Number: NE51410-03-1451217K9121837D
Salary and Range: $63,135.00 to $100,428.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, July 17, 2015 to Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Series and Grade: NO-1410-03

The Department of the Navy has an opening for a Librarian in its Office of Naval Research in Washington, D.C. Fully vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

This position is located within the Center for Computational Science, Information Technology Branch at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in Washington, DC. This center conducts research and development to advance computing and communications systems to solve Navy problems. The center is committed to investigating and developing leading-edge technologies to establish an advanced computational environment that will benefit all research areas. This position will serve as a Librarian in support of the Laboratory. The position requires knowledge of library functions including reference, research, information retrieval, bibliographic duties and library automation and requires demonstrated experience in delivering information services to scientific and technical users.

Archivist – National Institutes of Health

Job Title: Archivist-NLM-DE
Agency: National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-DE-15-1446706
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, July 16, 2015 to Monday, July 20, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1420-09/12

The National Institutes of Health have an opening for an Archivist in its History of Medicine Division, Images and Archives Section. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

As an Archivist in the Images and Archives Section, you will:

Serve as the primary coordinator of the activities of the historic audio-visuals program with responsibility for setting standards for work evaluation; formulate production goals; monitor a complex work flow; coordinate activities with other sections, divisions, and staff of NLM and stakeholders outside of NLM; and ensure that work in process is properly tracked and that production goals are met.
Coordinate collection maintenance activities, such as evaluating new acquisitions; undertaking preservation and reformatting actions; identifying titles for full-level cataloging and duplication; cataloging titles; coordinating with the Preservation and Collection Management Section to duplicate titles; and maintaining an inventory of the collection.
Use expert knowledge to provide policy and budget guidance; participate in managing the budget for historic audio-visual collections; prepare budget requests for the program; and monitor projects and plan expenditures for the program.
Coordinate assignments for the staff and contractors in the historic audio-visuals program including inventorying collections; preparing or upgrading automated collection control records; undertaking proper preservation measures including housing, reformatting, cleaning, and storage under proper environmental conditions; moving collections; charging out collection materials for collections management activities; and responding to reference inquiries.
Serve as the Project Officer and/or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) on contracts involving collections management activities.
Participate in project planing and evaluation, and lead planning efforts for the program.
Prepare or oversee the preparation of narrative and statistical reports about, and provide analysis of activities of the program.
Participate in the development and implementation of overall policies and procedures for the Section and of NLM-wide policies and procedures related to audio visual materials.

Lisa Stevens
Phone: (301)594-2239

Supervisory Librarian (Digital Resources) – Washington, D.C.

Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150141
Salary Range: $126,245.00 to $158,700.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 to Friday, August 14, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-15

The Library of Congress has an opening for a Supervisory Librarian in the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate in Law Library. Full vacancy announcement posted at USAJOBS:

The incumbent serves as the Supervisor for the Digital Resources Division (DRD). The incumbent serves under the administrative supervision of the Director, Global Legal Collection Directorate (GLCD). The incumbent works independently, exercising considerable judgment and carries out duties and responsibilities in accordance with broad overall guidelines and policies. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the development and management of legal and legislative digital resources hosted onsite including those digitized from the Law Library’s collections as well as those purchased or obtained from other sources. The incumbent works collaboratively within the Law Library as well as with other units of the Library to ensure that the Law Library’s digital policies and practices reflect and are integrated with Library of Congress digital priorities.

This position is located in the Digital Resources Division, Global Legal Collection Directorate in Law Library.

The position description number for this position is 330543.

This position has no promotion potential.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian

McDaniel College in Westminster, MD has an opening for the Head of Technical Services & E-Resources Librarian position. Posting can be found at McDaniel College website:

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

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.

Required Qualifications

ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science. A minimum of three years of progressive experience in library technical services. Demonstrated supervisory skills and technological expertise. Experience with DDC, LCSH, OCLC and MARC21 formats for bibliographic holdings and authority control, and with Integrated Library Systems. Knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices in e-resources management and assessment. Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work in a strongly collaborative environment and fit into the cross-functional nature and close knit community at a small liberal arts college. Ability to calmly manage stressful situations and juggle multiple tasks and commitments in an effective and timely manner. Ability to successfully lead and complete a wide scope of projects. Demonstrated commitment to the use of new information technologies. Commitment to professional development and service excellence. Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to provide well-reasoned analysis using appropriate research and data resources; developing reports to support conclusions; and aptitude for detailed work.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience developing and delivering curriculum integrated information literacy instruction and providing research assistance in an academic library.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate depending on experience. Position comes with a full benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision coverage; retirement plan includes 5% employer contribution and 5% employer match; tuition remission, and more.

Applications: For best consideration, submit application materials before July 20, 2015 via our online application process at: Please include a letter of application addressing specific qualifications and experience as related to this position, a CV, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

One of forty colleges and universities nationwide known for its success at changing the lives of its students, McDaniel College is a selective liberal arts college located in Maryland, an hour’s drive from Baltimore and Washington, DC. Its primary commitment is to outstanding teaching and to fostering critical and creative thinking and humane and responsible action. McDaniel College is an AA/EOE institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. Women and Veterans encouraged to apply.

Brynne Norton
Public Services Management Librarian
McDaniel College
Hoover Library
2 College Hill
Westminster, MD 21157

Library Director – St. Mary’s County Library

Library Director
St. Mary’s County Library, St. Mary’s County, Maryland
Salary: $90,000 to $110,000
Status: Full-time
Posted: 07/01/15
Deadline: 08/23/15

St. Mary’s County Library has an opening for a Library Director. Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

“My place to learn, discover, relax!” Continue to honor St. Mary’s County Library’s commitment to its County residents as its next Library Director. The stellar staff, services, and programs under its retiring Director have made the Library the heart and soul of its communities. The Library Board of Trustees seeks a proactive Director to continue providing cutting edge technology, exploration and experimentation as it builds a replacement for the Leonardtown Library (an $11 million project approved in 2015). The successful candidate will be a community collaborator, a staff advocate, a tireless cheerleader for external partnership development, and an energetic colleague working with a seven-member governing Board of Trustees. St. Mary’s County Library serves 110,000 residents with a dedicated staff of 64 (46 FTEs) and a $3.4 million annual operating budget from three distinct and unique libraries throughout the County—Charlotte Hall, Lexington Park, and Leonardtown.