Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Associate Director of Collections
Location: District of Columbia Public Library, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: $107,399 to $150,358
Status: Full-time
Posted: 12/04/15
Deadline: 12/30/15

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:


Implements collection management strategies, oversees and directs activities of the Collections department
Provides system-wide leadership regarding Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services
Maintains and updates policies including collection development, materials challenge, weeding, and others applicable to the Collections department.


Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited library school and minimum of six years progressively responsible experience in collections in a library system to include two or more years of direct supervisory experience.

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Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position Title: Manager, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives
Location: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection – Washington, DC
Hours: 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Originally posted on UMD iSchool listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection website:


Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, a research center in Washington DC affiliated with Harvard University and supporting scholarship in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies, seeks a Manager for the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives (ICFA). ICFA contributes to the mission of Dumbarton Oaks by acquiring, organizing, preserving, describing, and providing access to images in various media; documentation, both textual and visual, of archaeological surveys and excavations; and papers of noteworthy scholars in the three disciplines. The Manager will oversee the image materials and archival collections in ICFA and will coordinate preservation, digitization, and collection security across the Research Library.

Job Title: Library Technician (Collections)
Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, December 4, 2015 to Friday, December 18, 2015
Duty Location: Washington DC

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The incumbent is responsible for assisting Division supervisors and staff with the resolution of processing workflow problems and for providing input for the resolution of technical discrepancies arising from the implementation of the Library’s Integrated Library System (ILS) and its specific applications to Law Library workflow. The incumbent must demonstrate an expert knowledge of the ILS and its modules (acquisitions; serials; cataloging; circulation; and on-line public access); so that he/she can act as an intermediary on behalf of the Law library collection needs for both Its Library Services Directorate and Legal Research Directorate. The incumbent must be able to deal effectively with a wide variety of Law Library staff and contractors, in order to plan and coordinate actions to correct or prevent errors, delays, or other complications involved in organizing and processing Law Library information.