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

Position: Systems Manager Librarian
Location: Georgetown University Medical Center – Washington DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

OVERVIEW

Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] is the health sciences library at Georgetown University Medical Center [GUMC], Washington D.C.

DML works proactively with a broad range of faculty, staff, students, clinicians and administrators to be fully integrated into the teaching, research and clinical activities of GUMC, leveraging a highly skilled team of librarians and other professionals engaged with innovative technology in the provision of user-focused services and resources. Georgetown is an RUVH / Carnegie 1 research institution, with 80% of the research originating at GUMC. Georgetown University School of Medicine [GUSoM] in particular is a research-intense environment. DML was highlighted as a strength in the 2011 LCME review and DML is well-supported in terms of 21st Century resources and tools [nearly 100% e-only] to do the job. DML staff members are encouraged to “color outside the lines” and participate in activities across the spectrum. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a dynamic, highly engaged team.

RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS:

Systems Manager/Librarian – Dahlgren Memorial Library

Reporting to the Associate Director for Resources and Access Management, the Systems Manager / Librarian is the in-house expert for all aspects of the DML integrated library system [ILS] and OpenAthens identity management/security access system in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML and GUMC.

Duties include but are not limited to:

· Providing day-to-day management of the DML ILS; serving as primary liaison with product partners CyberTools and the GU University Information Services teams.

· Maintaining constant, on-going interoperability between ILS and other systems [3M, OCLC, etc.]

· Coordinating immediate investigation of and response to matters of authentication & access to DML e-resources [6,000+ journals; 3,000+ e-books; 119 databases; 22 e-point of care tools]

· Trouble-shooting systems, hardware & software issues, client upgrades & migrations

· Obtaining routine & special need/pop-up analytical reports for use by DML senior management & external parties within GUMC

· Exploring new library technologies & making recommendations for further investigation and potential acquisition in a technology-rich environment

· Providing reference & research support services, via in-person one-on-one & group sessions and classes; by phone, by email and via virtual chat sessions

· Serving on various library and GUMC committees, teams, and task forces and participating in the DML library liaison program.

REQUIREMENTS:

· Master’s degree is required, in library or information sciences from an ALA accredited library/information school.

· Five or more years of directly relevant experience performing management of library systems and support for library systems integration, preferably in a health sciences library environment.

· Recent MLS graduates with prior systems experience are welcome to apply.

· Experience supporting academic health science needs, especially regarding electronic biomedical information resources, including searching MedLINE and other databases; familiarity with electronically provided Point-of-Care diagnostic and treatment tools and apps is strongly desired.

· Experience successfully working in a team environment with faculty, students, clinicians and staff. Strong service ethic an absolute.

· Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills are very important.

· Knowledge of / experience with API, Drupal, EMR and Systematic Reviews processes is desired.

· AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] certification preferred but not required; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.

SALARY & BENEFITS:

Salary based on qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance is available; competitive benefits package includes generous personal leave package.

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online https://jobs.georgetown.edu/

Georgetown University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (007)

OR

Send letter of application, resume/CV, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to Administrative Office, Dahlgren Memorial Library, Preclinical Science Building, GM-7, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Box 571420, Washington DC 20057-1420; email bsh26@georgetown.edu; fax, 202.687.1862 attention Mr Brandon Hudson.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled, with a projected start date of Fall 2016.


Position: Reference Services Librarian

Location: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
Salary: $42,000.00 – $52,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Reference Services 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 Services 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 Services 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.


Position: Library Technician (Processing Technician)

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per Year
Closes: Wednesday 7/20/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443091800/

Job Overview

This position is located in the Collections Services Section, Asian Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.

The Asian Division provides services to members of Congress and their staff, librarians, scholars, government agencies, academic institutions, the press, publishers, profit and non-profit organizations, and the general public.

The incumbent provides support services in the Asian Division by following established procedures, guidelines, and standards of the Division and utilizing knowledge of the Division’s collections, subject and/or language areas.

Proficiency in reading, writing, and understanding both English and Japanese languages is required in order to maintain and process library materials.

The Japanese language is required in order to identify bibliographic elements of the collections, check in serials and maintain the collections.

The incumbent of this position will work a limited flextime work schedule and may be required to work until the reading room closes at 5:00pm. The incumbent of this position may also be required to work a variable schedule to ensure adequate coverage during the hours of the reading room operations.


Position: Team Lead for the Sciences and Technology and Mercer Library

Location: George Mason University Libraries – Various, Northern VA

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Team Lead for the Sciences and Technology and Mercer Library

The George Mason University Libraries seek to fill the position of Team Lead for the Sciences and Technology and Mercer Library. The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and four other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington DC region. One of Virginia’s leading academic research libraries, the Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it undergoes extensive transformation in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library – innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Educational Services, the incumbent is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of innovative library services in the areas of reference, research, and instruction supporting faculty and students within the fields of physical and life sciences and engineering/technology. The incumbent will lead a team to integrate library faculty into STEM research and educational programs while fostering an environment that promotes development of new approaches to traditional library services. The Team Lead supervises and evaluates team members; works with collections staff to ensure development of STEM collections; oversees collection development for reference resources; and coordinates and implements reference, research, and instructional policies in collaboration with other team leads.

For the full position description go to https://jobs.gmu.edu/.


Position: Art and Art History Librarian (FA017z)

Location: George Mason University – Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Art and Art History Librarian

The George Mason University Libraries seeks to fill the position of Art and Art History Librarian. The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and four other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington, D.C., region. One of Virginia’s leading academic research libraries, the Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it undergoes extensive transformation in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library – innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships.

The incumbent is responsible for providing library services in the areas of reference, research, and in instruction in support of faculty and students in the School of Art (http://soa.gmu.edu) and Art History program (http://histotyarthistory.gmu.edu), and developing the corresponding Libraries collections. The Art Librarian is also responsible for coordinating the Fenwick Art Gallery. The position is located in Fenwick Library at the Fairfax campus and reports to the Team Lead, Arts and Humanities.

For the full position description go to https://jobs.gmu.edu/

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  1. I have sent a position announcement to LLAM twice and not seen it show up. Please contact me so I can send it to someone directly. Technical Services Librarian for Venable LLP DC office
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