Two Library Positions – Washington, D.C. and Northern VA

Position: Library Technician
Location: Smithsonian Institution – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $43,057.00 to $55,970.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 6/10/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Cullman Library holds the Smithsonian’s collection of rare books in anthropology and the natural sciences. Its world-class collection contains approximately 10,000 volumes published before 1840 in the fields of physical and cultural anthropology, ethnology, Native American linguistics, and archeology; botany; ornithology, mammalogy, herpetology, ichthyology, entomology, malacology, and other zoological fields; paleontology; and geology and mineralogy.

Under the general direction of the Head of Special Collections and the Curator of Natural History Rare Books (Curator), the Special Collections Library Technician of the Cullman Library (SCLTCL) provides technical and reference assistance in the management, maintenance, and service functions of the Joseph F. Cullman 3rd Library of Natural History. The purpose of this position is to provide technical support to the Cullman Library. The SCLTCL also participates in an integrated special collections program and contributes to the overall goals of a major research library. In addition, the incumbent will perform similar duties in the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology when required.

Regina Anderson
Phone: 202-633-6329
TDD: 202-633-6409

Position: Branch Manager

Location: Loudoun County Public Library – Leesburg, VA
Salary: $52,621.00 – $76,784.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Branch Manager

Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is seeking an energetic, creative, and community-oriented leader for the Branch Manager opportunity at our new library in Sterling, VA. Located in a dynamic and diverse community, the Sterling Library, which opens this fall, will be a state-of-the-art resource featuring a makerspace, recording booth, dedicated spaces for children, teens and adults, a large meeting room, a full complement of library materials as well as computers, tablets, and other technologies. A passion for exceptional customer service and the ability to forge strong ties within the community through outreach and engagement are paramount for success. Advancing our patrons’ early childhood literacy skills, career development, progress toward citizenship, language learning, artistic and STEM abilities, and promoting the joy of reading are among the core missions of the Loudoun County Public Library. As the only LCPL branch to be open Friday and Saturday nights, the Sterling Library will carry a unique responsibility in our community. In addition, its location in the heart of Sterling Plaza Shopping Center promises to make it a natural civic gathering place for residents. The Branch Manager will oversee day-to-day operations, maintain high staff morale and serve as a member of LCPL’s management team. The successful candidate will develop and preserve effective relationships with staff, customers, and the community; be a team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and stay aware of emerging trends, technologies, and best practices in public library services. Located just 30 miles west of Washington, DC, Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great community support and has an excellent reputation. Hiring Range: $52,621-$76,784. Recruitment #16-A132-1164. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at for more information and to apply. EOE