Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Supervisory Librarian
Agency: Export-Import Bank of the United States
Hiring Organization: Office of Library and Research
Salary Range: $90,823.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 to Friday, December 18, 2015
Duty Location: Washington DC

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

Be part of a dynamic, self-supporting Federal agency with a 81-year record of supporting U.S. export-related jobs and over $27.5 billion in export sales in 2014. Work in the heart of Washington, DC two blocks from the White House across from the McPherson Square metro station.

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Ex-Im Bank’s mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank enables U.S. companies, large and small, to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy.

This position is located in the Research Library and Archives Division of the Resource Management Group. The Research Library and Archives Divisions is an international business, finance, economics, and law library supporting the mission, programs, and operations of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.The Research Library and Archives directly supports the agency’s mission of enabling U.S. companies large and small to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy. The primary responsibilities of the position are to direct the agency’s Research Library and Archives program and supervise the personnel assigned to the program, as well as to provide a comprehensive range of professional research, archival, legislative history, and library technical services needed by the entire agency.

Dana Pinkney
Phone: (202) 565-3327

Position: China Studies Librarian
Location: George Washington University, Gelman Library, Washington, District of Columbia
Salary: Not Specified
Status: Full-time
Posted: 12/09/15
Deadline: 02/09/16

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

The GW Libraries seeks applicants with a deep academic interest in contemporary China for the position of China Studies Librarian in the GW Libraries Global Resources Center. The China Studies librarian is responsible for developing, planning and managing the services and collections of the China Documentation Center and Taiwan Resource Center. The librarian engages in outreach to faculty, students and researchers focused on China across the social sciences and humanities; develops associated programming, manages budgets, and develops, evaluates and manages strong interdisciplinary collections and specialized services in support of the University’s evolving research mission. The position is responsible for selecting and acquiring resources in Chinese, English and other languages relevant to the study of the region, non-Roman script cataloging, and for coordinating related processing of content to ensure discoverability.

Basic Qualifications: Graduate degree in a social sciences or humanities discipline with an emphasis on China, and reading and writing fluency in Chinese.

Application Procedure: Only complete applications will be considered. To be considered, please complete an online faculty application at and upload a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications, and curriculum vitae. Review of applications will begin on December 17, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Position: Library Assistant
Location: Daniel Morgan Academy – Washington, DC

Originally posted on UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

The Daniel Morgan Academy ( is an innovative, new graduate school in Washington, DC specializing in graduate-level educational programs for students who are serving or seeking a career in national security. Academy students, faculty and staff have access to a growing print library (about 25,000 items) which is currently undergoing extensive review and renovation. We are seeking a full-time library assistant who, under the supervision of the Library Director, will use his/her knowledge of established library procedures to perform a wide variety of technical duties and customer assistance in support of library services.


Review, organize, and catalog unprocessed print resources, (primarily copy cataloging);
Verify records, create and/or attach barcodes, spine labels and RFID tags and shelve materials for access;
Complete special technical services projects, which may include weeding the collection, material selection, and library catalog review;
Provide general information services to students, faculty and staff, including circulation;
Other duties as assigned or needed.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Strong appreciation for accuracy and attention to detail;
Prior library experience desirable;
Knowledge of US defense, intelligence and/or national security environments and information sources;
Familiarity with one or more integrated library systems (Koha experience would be a real plus);
Familiarity with MARC, RDA, OCLC, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and other standards relevant to the cataloging of materials;
Ability to work independently;
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university;
Basic office computer skills, including the use of Microsoft products.

If interested, please forward your resume to Diane White at