Multiple Library Positions – Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Librarian, ZA-1410-III (GS-11/12 equivalent)
Department: Department Of Commerce
Agency: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Job Announcement Number: ADMR-2015-0011
Salary Range: $63,722.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, August 27, 2015 to Thursday, September 17, 2015
Duty Location: Gaithersburg, MD

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has an opening for a Data Analytics Librarian. Fully vacancy announcement at USAJOBS:

As a Data Analytics Librarian, the incumbent will conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis studies of NIST research data and publications to assess research impact and support decision-making. Analysis studies may include examining data citing patterns to gain insights about papers citing data, evaluating metadata in laboratory data management plan tools to inform the creation and use of controlled vocabularies and taxonomies, and investigating data management and publishing practices to help identify needs. In collaboration with the ISO Program Analyst, the incumbent will create data visualizations, consult on data analysis and visualization techniques, and train staff on data visualization strategies and tools. The incumbent will assist other ISO librarians by extracting, transforming, and organizing data for analysis and presentation. The incumbent will monitor, investigate, and report on best practices and technologies in scholarly publishing, data analytics, data visualization, and impact assessment.

Faith Harper
Phone: 301-975-3009
Fax: 571-258-4254

Position: Librarian, Public Services
Location: Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD

Stevenson University has an opening for a Public Services Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at Stevenson University website:

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

The Librarian, Public Services provides reference and instruction services on a broad range of subject areas to Stevenson University students, faculty and staff either in-person or virtually and serves as a liaison to one or more academic departments. Oversees collection maintenance and day-to-day operations at the School of Business and Leadership (SBL) Library.

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: Priddy Library, University of Maryland at Shady Grove – Rockville, MD
Closing Date: 09/04/2015
Additional Information: This is a hourly (Contingent I) position, Monday through Thursday, 20 to 32 hours weekly. Benefits are not offered with this position.

The Priddy Library at the University of Maryland at Shady Grove has an opening for a Reference and Instruction Librarian. Fully vacancy announcement available at University of Maryland website:

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Priddy Library is seeking an innovative, enthusiastic information professional who will offer liaison services to the Library and Information Studies, Psychology and Social Work programs at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). S/he will provide subject-specific information literacy instruction, will manage the collections related to his/her liaison subject areas, will maintain strong relationships with faculty and students in undergraduate and graduate programs in library and information studies, psychology and social work, and will enhance curricula and research innovation atUSG.

Minimum Qualifications:

•MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or a master’s level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country.
•Experience providing reference and research assistance in an academic or special library serving a diverse population, including undergraduate and graduate students.
•Experience with collection management and using electronic resources.
•Knowledge of current and emerging trends in academic library services/resources.
•Strong public service orientation.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty and staff in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.

Job Title: Library Technician
Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Defense Intelligence Agency
Salary Range: $58,000.00 to $75,395.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy – Washington DC, DC

The Defense Intelligence Agency has an opening for a Library Technician. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

1. Detailed knowledge of the standard rules, procedures and practices of library technical services.
2. Knowledge of circulation services, policies and procedures for effective control and dissemination of materials.
3. Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills to compose and to deliver responses to moderately complex questions in a clear, concise, and organized manner in order to interact with patrons and other library staff, and to train less experienced technicians.
4. Provides guidance to customers in understanding library circulation policies and procedures.
5. Uses systematic approaches to perform comprehensive audits of databases and catalogs.

Position: Bilingual Librarian (Arabic)
Location: Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 08/28/15

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center has an opening for a Bilingual Librarian (Arabic). Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) seeks an experienced bilingual (Arabic/English) librarian to work at two locations in Washington, D.C.

Qualifications Desired:

Bachelor’s degree in library science; Master’s preferred
At least 5 years’ experience working in a library environment

Experience Required:

Knowledge of library and information services, systems, procedures and current developments
Knowledge, skills, and experience in digitizing collections
Background in Cataloging and Acquisitions
Familiarity with KOHA ILS
Well-developed communication and information technology skills
Ability to develop electronic library information tools and services for information delivery


Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently under strict deadlines
Arabic fluency required

To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following materials to

Cover letter

The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) is dedicated to educating the peoples of the United States and Oman about the breadth and richness of our two cultures. SQCC promotes mutual respect and understanding between our nations and strives to educate a new generation of culturally sensitive and knowledgeable citizens in each society. Through outreach programs, scholarships, lectures, educational resources, cultural partnerships, and our Cultural Center in Washington, DC, SQCC brings the culture, history, and heritage of our nations to audiences in the US and abroad.

No inquiries please; no walk-ins. Due to the volume in applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Email to apply for this job.

Position: Temporary Metadata Specialist
Location: George Washington University – Washington, DC

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv.

The George Washington University Libraries is looking for a temporary metadata specialist experienced in cataloging continuing resources. Preferred knowledgeable in the subject of art and art history. Funding for this temporary position is 20 hours per week until December, 2015. Possible renewal to June, 2016.

Interested party, please contact:
Jackie Shieh
Resource Description Group
George Washington University Libraries