Five Library Position – Washington, D.C. and Northern VA

Position: Assistant Director, Youth & Family Services
Location: District of Columbia Public Library – Washington, D.C.
Salary: $96,756.00 – $135,458.00 (Yearly Salary)

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Assistant Director, Youth & Family Services


Guide DCPL’s strategy around services to children, teens, and their caregivers

Supervise four positions: Teen Coordinator, Children’s Coordinator, Early Literacy Coordinator, and Books from Birth Assistant Manager

Provide leadership and service standards for approximately 50 youth services librarians and other staff who serve youth

Cultivate a system-wide understanding that everyone serves youth

Represent DCPL in a variety of forums: city-wide committees, non-profit task forces, testifying at various hearings, speaking with the press


Minimum of six (6) years’ experience as a professional librarian is required, including two or more years of management or supervisory experience

A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school

Comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of the principles and practices of serving youth and their caregivers in a large public library system

Ability to plan and manage, directly and indirectly, 21st century library services

This position is subject to pre-employment screening to include verification of employment history, degree/license and reference checks, as applicable.

Position: Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Location: Georgetown University – Washington, D.C.

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Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Georgetown University is seeking an outstanding individual with strategic vision, technical acumen, and strong communication and interpersonal skills as its Vice President & Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO). Reporting to the Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, the VP/CIO provides vision, leadership, oversight, and management of the University’s academic and administrative information technology services, infrastructure, hardware, and software. The ideal candidate will be an information technology executive who is interested in the professional challenge of transforming the IT function through strategic thinking, proactive partnering with other leaders in the organization, and an approach that ensures that IT adds value during a period of positive change and growth.

Position: Resource Description Specialist

Location: American University – Washington, D.C.

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Resource Description Specialist


The Resource Description Specialist provides the timely, accurate, and comprehensive bibliographic description and organization that make it possible for students, faculty, and researchers to gain access to the Library’s materials. This position also makes it possible for American University theses and dissertations to be submitted, preserved, and accessed by the scholarly community.

Position: Librarian (Cataloger)

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Thursday 6/30/2016

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This position is located in the Music Division, Collections and Services Directorate, which provides innovative and effective bibliographic control of the Library’s music and other performing arts collections and leadership to the library and information communities in the development of cataloging theory and practice. A variety of material is cataloged by the Directorate, including books, rare books, sound recordings, manuscripts, electronic resources, microforms and musical scores. The cataloging is done in an electronic environment. The work of the Division affects the development of Library programs and the standard and principles used by librarians in government, public, and academic libraries throughout the United States. Stakeholders include Congress, scholars and the general public, and the larger library and information communities.

Position: Metadata/Electronic Resources Librarian

Location: Marymount University – Arlington, VA

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Metadata/Electronic Resources Librarian

The Metadata/Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership for the evolving role that library technical services and systems play in acquiring, describing, supporting, and improving access to the library’s resources.

Responsibilities include coordinating work team personnel, developing policies and procedures, overseeing the bibliographic control of the library collection, and managing electronic resources to ensure easy access for library users.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday 24 June 2016.