Two Library Positions – Washington, D.C. and Rockville, MD

Position: Librarian
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $119,794.00 / Per Year
Opened: Monday 4/25/2016
Closes: Wednesday 5/25/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/436721100/

Duties

GS-12:

Initiates, establishes, and maintains professional relationships with librarians, cooperative partners, and other specialists in order to establish contracts and share information as well as to coordinate processes within FEDLINK and between FEDLINK and its partner companies and customer agencies. As a consultant, recommends changes in procedures, workflows, and tools. Regularly explains technical information to individuals or groups.

Provides training to federal library staff and partner network staff at the FEDLINK training facility, at regional locations, or at individual member locations around the world. Travels to locations to accomplish duties. Collects, organizes, and/or analyzes training success statistics. Monitors and develops plans to implement training goals and to assure achievement of learning objectives within the FEDLINK program and in the FEDLINK educational program. Recommends and contacts speakers for FEDLINK events.

Uses initiative and resourcefulness to deviate from or extend accepted methods, techniques, and practices. Recommends solutions or resolves important issues when precedents do not apply. Recommends new companies and service areas for the FEDLINK program. Revises existing technical specifications of work to reflect changes in technology and practices. Serves as Contracting Officer’s Representative for one or more areas of FEDLINK services, and as chair of technical panels evaluates proposals from vendors of library services. Identifies areas for improvement in established methods. Develops and shares new information sources. Performs detailed analyses and evaluations of requests. Prepares reports, analyses, and other documents related to information and research efforts.

Writes and/or edits materials of a highly complex subject matter utilizing extensive knowledge of a subject area to provide accurate interpretation and explanation of the subject. Analyzes and reviews the preparation and organization of complex projects.

Position: Upper School Senior Library Media Specialist
Location: Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School – Rockville, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Upper School Senior Library Media Specialist

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is seeking candidates to fill the position of Upper School Senior Library Media Specialist (grades 6-12) for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The Senior Library Media Specialist will provide leadership and expertise to align the Upper School Library Media program with the mission and goals of the school, making it a key part of learning and instruction.

The ideal candidate will excel in teaching the effective and ethical use of ideas and information at both the middle and high school level. S/he will be adept at emerging instructional, information, and research technologies, and will collaborate with teachers to foster skilled and enthusiastic research experiences across subjects.

Requirements

Candidates should possess a master’s degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association and be familiar with Judaica libraries and Judaic Studies research materials. Experience in a school media center environment, completion of a teacher preparation program and/or educational degree, and state certification in school library media are preferred but not required.

Qualified candidates should submit letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to http://www.cesjds.org/careers Job Code LM100.

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.