Three Positions – Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia

Position: Reference Librarian
Location: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, D.C.
Salary: $42,000.00 – $53,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Reference Librarian

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, a non-profit membership organization, has a full time opening for a library professional to serve as the main Reference Librarian in the DAR Library.

The National Headquarters located across from the Ellipse, near the White House, at 1776 D Street, is well known as the home of Constitution Hall and Memorial Continental Hall, both National Historic Landmarks. It includes the DAR Library, one of the nation’s premier genealogical research centers and is ranked as one of the most important national institutions based on the uniqueness of sources. Many thousands of volumes of genealogical compilations, record abstracts, and other materials such as family histories, cemetery record transcriptions, and Bible records are available only at the DAR Library.

The Reference Librarian will have the opportunity to provide genealogical reference services to researchers in the DAR Library and contribute their skills in educational programming, development of web-content, and collection development.

The successful candidate will also have a genuine passion, interest in and knowledge of genealogical and American historical research, and a genuine desire to share their passion and expertise with others.

Job Title: Library Technician (Art & History)
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
Salary Range: $39,311.00 to $51,102.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, February 5, 2016 to Friday, February 19, 2016
Duty Location: Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:


This position is located within the Research Services, Circulation and Interlibrary Loan branch of the Smithsonian Libraries (SIL). The employee provides basic reference and bibliographic services for Smithsonian Institution curatorial and administrative staff and visiting researchers using art-specific databases and reference materials.


Assists in the day-to-day management of the collections; shelves and or supervises shelving of materials; maintains microform files; applies working knowledge of collections by giving input toward collection development.
Prepares serials and monographs for binding, ensuring that appropriate pieces are available and included, and that materials are properly labeled.
Provides basic reference and bibliographic services for Smithsonian Institution curatorial and administrative staff and visiting researchers.

Connie Royal
Phone: 202-633-0000
Fax: 202-633-6342
TDD: 202-633-6409

Position: Research Analyst
Location: MITRE – McClean, VA

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

Join MITRE, honored by Computerworld as a “Best Place to Work in I.T.” for seven years, as a member of our Knowledge, Information, and Collaboration Solutions (KICS) division which is part of the Center for Information and Technology (CI&T) organization. MITRE’s Information Services department seeks an innovative and dynamic Information Analyst to work with our successful InfoCenter Services team within the Corporation. The Information Services department is responsible for working across MITRE to provide information services such as environmental customer scans, research analyst services, digital libraries, InfoDesk Services, and SharePoint stewardship. Within this realm, this individual would be responsible for working with the InfoDesk Team Lead and colleagues to provide information support to MITRE’s work programs. They will be required to have experience and understanding of information practices that translate into successful products and solutions that meet the needs of our customers. They would be responsible for contributing to the InfoCenter Services strategic plans and initiatives.


•Apply knowledge of research practices within a dynamic InfoCenter Services team
•Apply technologies used in state-of-the art information organizations
•Understand and use social media platforms to advance the awareness of InfoCenter Services within MITRE
•Support KICS and CI&T’s knowledge driven enterprise strategies with relevant knowledge management experience.
•Deliver exceptional customer service
•Provide training on tools and information resources
•Provide content stewardship expertise and project management support in the creation and maintenance of digital collections on various platforms such as SharePoint.
•Contribute to cross-departmental technology project workflows and participate in identifying information delivery development opportunities.
• Support projects that collect or highlight corporate research in digital formats.
•Apply knowledge of current trends and developments in digital collections, institutional repositories, academic publishing, and data analysis.

Key Functions

•Participate in providing reference and research services through regular duty at the InfoDesk and by responding to requests using the full range of available resources
•Compile citations or articles of current literature on topic, technology, or industry for awareness/research purposes.
•Effectively use complex search strategies, or exercise knowledge of specialized information resources and databases.
•Demonstrated understanding of copyright policies and law.
•Experience in a corporate, government, or academic organization supporting engineers and other highly technical professionals.
•Understanding of the role of the Library and the needs of its customers with a proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients to understand and anticipate their information needs & resolve problems in a resourceful and timely manner.
•Strong interpersonal and communications skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across level and function
•Experience with innovative uses of technology and possess the ability to acquire new technological skills
•Familiarity with enterprise collaboration platforms like SharePoint and content management systems like Drupal.
•Understanding the role of technology in library functions and services; ability to apply technology, such as 3D printers and Makerspaces, in functional areas that function as a community.
•Demonstrated commitment to ongoing professional development.
•Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, to solve problems creatively, and to effectively build partnerships and promote the benefits of change in a corporate culture that often values diversity of opinion, chain of command and historic precedent.

Required Skills:

Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science (or related field.) At least 1-5 years of professional experience in information delivery, building and maintaining customer relationships, and utilizing new technologies to advance the skills of a multifaceted service operation.

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