Library Positions (including Law Firm) – Washington, D.C.

Position: Library Assistant III
Location: Cooley LLP, Washington, DC

Cooley LLP has an opening for a Library Assistant III. Originally posted to Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Jobline:

http://www.llsdc.org/llsdc-jobline

Cooley’s Washington DC office is seeking a Library Assistant III to join the firmwide Research Services team. The Library Assistant III shall perform a variety of firmwide functions such as serials check-in and routing, invoice processing, acquisitions, cataloging, maintaining the collection, and providing basic level ready reference services. The successful candidate will have experience with an integrated library system and should be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Candidates must have 5+ years of technical services experience in a library or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in cataloging or acquisitions is preferred. Experience in analyzing and anticipating situations, defining problems and objectives, recognizing alternatives and formulating solutions is also required. Successful candidates will have a customer service philosophy, strong attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them within defined time constraints. Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.

To apply for this position, please submit applications via the Cooley website: http://selfapply.xapps.cooley.com/cooleyvi/CooleyVI_S.aspx.

Position: Collection Services Manager
Location: District of Columbia Public Library, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: $84,136 to $117,789
Status: Full-time
Posted: 10/08/15
Deadline: 11/06/15

The D.C. Public Library has an opening for a Collection Services Manager. Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Collection-Services-Manager/31176.cfm

DUTIES: Responsible for the efficient operation of the Collections Services Department, specifically related to acquiring materials and making them accessible system-wide; plays a leadership role in system-wide collection related projects; interprets and assists with the development of D.C. Public Library policies in managing collections services; supervises, trains, develops and evaluates staff; builds and maintains vendor relationships; assists the Associate Director of Collections Services in planning and tracking of the annual collection budget and contracts; assists in the evaluation of the collections; and submits reports on services.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school is required and a minimum of two years’ experience as a professional librarian.

To apply, or for additional details, please visit our website at http://dclibrary.org/about/careers.

Position: Children’s Librarian
Location: District of Columbia Public Library, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: $49,551 to $63,215
Status: Full-time
Posted: 10/08/15
Deadline: 10/29/15

The D.C. Public Library has an opening for a Children’s Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Childrens-Librarian/31172.cfm

DUTIES:

Provides reference and advisory services to customers in the area of children’s literature.
Provides assistance in study-oriented activities and in developing children’s reading interests.
Plans, schedules, conduct and evaluate children’s programs and class visits.
Develops and maintains the branch collection of children’s literature to meet the needs of the community.
Compiles reading lists on assigned subjects and prepares books displays.

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school is required. Knowledge of children’s literature, services and programming preferred.

To apply, or for additional details, please visit our website at http://dclibrary.org/about/careers.

Job Title: Supervisory Librarian (Preservation) (Head, Book Conservation Section)
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $90,823.00 to $118,069.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, October 15, 2015 to Monday, November 16, 2015
Duty Location: Washington DC

The Library of Congress has an opening for a Supervisory Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418574200

This position is located in the Book Conservation Section in the Conservation Division. The Section is responsible for all work related to the assessment, stabilization and conservation treatment of book artifacts in the Library’s special collections. The incumbent serves as Section Head and is responsible for managing work conducted in this section, which includes assessments, surveys, evaluations, treatments, documentation, and housing of book artifacts and book collections; stabilization work for exhibitions and digital projects; research into optimizing book conservation treatment methods and protocols; participation in the division’s intern program and other teaching and training programs; and creation of publications, reports, and guidelines.

This position is located in the Book Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate in Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 209493.

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.

Job Title: Librarian (Bibliographic Control Officer)
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Duty Location: Washington DC

The Library of Congress has an opening for a Librarian. Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/418510500

This position is located in Bibliographic Control Section of the Materials Development Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The incumbent of this position is a senior cataloger and serves as a Bibliographic Control Officer of the Bibliographic Control Section. The Bibliographic Control Officer (Librarian/Cataloger) performs the day-to-day operations of cataloging of National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped books. Additionally reviews, edits, and completes contributed records from other agencies as well as maintains NLS/BPH name and subject authority files as needed for these records.
This position is located at the Taylor Street Annex.
The position description number for this position is 64544.
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 non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.