Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Librarian
Location: Smithsonian Institution – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 9/2/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The incumbent reports to the Principal Cataloger/Head of Original Cataloging, Discovery Services Division, within the Smithsonian Libraries (SIL). The Cataloging and Bibliographic Access Librarian is responsible for creating original catalog records on OCLC and in SIRIS (the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) and with facilitating access and discovery of materials in the Libraries’ collections. Smithsonian Libraries is a participant in the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), and the incumbent is expected to contribute program records, via OCLC, under the guidelines of the PCC’s constituent programs, NACO (Name Authority Cooperative Program) and BIBCO (Monographic Bibliographic Record Cooperative Program). The incumbent also works with metadata processing and record sets for batch editing and importing into SIRIS.

Creates and contributes MARC cataloging for all material types to OCLC and to the Smithsonian Institution Research Information System (SIRIS). Upgrades brief and substandard records.

Contributes authority records to NACO and creates BIBCO bibliographic records. Performs authority control for personal names, corporate bodies, series, and subjects.

Creatively uses MarcEdit and other tools to work with large record sets and undiscovered collection materials. Performs batch-loading and batch-editing of catalog and metadata records, and subsequent quality control, in SIRIS and OCLC.

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

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Chief, Digital Collections Management & Services Division)

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $123,175.00 to $185,100.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 9/30/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

This position reports to the Director, Technology Policy, in Library Services and is responsible for leading the newly established Digital Collections Management & Services Division. The division is responsible for providing support for the full lifecycle management of digital collections. This includes executing digitization projects using in-house or contractor digitization services. Digital Collection Management & Services staff collaborate with Library curatorial units, technical staff, and cross-service unit organizations to establish policies, implement new and streamline existing digital workflows, identify digital content management problems and propose solutions, provide training, and communicate best practices.

This position is located in the Digital Collection Management & Services Division, Technology Policy Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 350565.

This position has no promotion potential.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position may work a flextime work schedule.

This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

Position: Part-Time Library Assistants (Multiple Positions)

Location: Washington International School – Washington, DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

These positions are located at the Tregaron Campus, supervised by the teacher-librarian and reporting to the Director of Information Services.

Scope: To provide helpful, friendly assistance to students, faculty, and staff who visit the library service desk. This person will help library patrons locate and check out resources. Training will be provided on the library circulation software and other resources. This position does not include formal instructional responsibilities.

Schedule: 15 hours a week (8-11 AM or 2-5 PM) following the 2016-17 academic calendar.

Status: Non-Exempt/paid hourly, Pay Rate: $17 per hour

Duties include some or all of the following:

§ Circulate books and materials to students and teachers using Follett’s Destiny system and the library’s procedures

§ Monitor student and parent use of the library

§ Assist students, teachers and parents in locating print and non-print resources using the collection, the online catalog and other online resources

§ Process new materials according to library processing guidelines, including applying bar codes, labels and protective coverings

§ Help maintain a neat appearance of the library

§ Perform inventory of books and supplies, if applicable

§ Perform other related duties, as needed

Preferred Experience and Abilities:

§ Education: College/University Degree preferred.

§ Experience working in an middle/primary school library and/or classroom

§ Experience with Apple devices (Macbooks, iPads) and Google Apps (Drive, Calendar)

§ Detail-oriented and thorough

§ Effective communicator and problem-solver, able to work independently

§ Approachable, helpful and friendly

§ Able to work collaboratively with library team and school faculty/staff

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of 3 professional references to:

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