Multiple Positions- Washington DC

Position: Librarian (Reference Librarian)
2 vacancies
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451299800/

The Serial and Government Publications Division serves as a primary access point for a wide variety of serial collections and is responsible for the development and management of its custodial collections. Custodial collections include foreign and domestic newspapers, unbound periodicals, government publications (GPO Depository), intergovernmental publications and documents (United Nations), and other specialized serial collections. Reference assistance is provided to onsite researchers through the Newspaper & Current Periodical Room, and offsite reference service by telephone, by correspondence, and by e-mail and CHAT. Clients include Congress, Foreign and US Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and scientific institutions, the professional and business communities, and the general public. Reference librarians produce bibliographic publications, online reference tools, and scholarly programs relating to serial collections. Through their knowledge of the Library’s serial collections and collections of similar institutions, reference librarians play and active role in developing the collections for future users.

The position description number for this position is 132599.

Position: Librarian
2 vacancies
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451342700/

The Reference Librarian is a knowledge navigator responsible for providing reference, research, consultation, and liaison services; instructions and training; and security for Prints and Photographs Division collections. P&P holds more than 14 million items in a variety of visual formats in hundreds of individual collections stored in local and remote sites. The collections are among the Library’s most varied in medium, format, physical condition, and intellectual property rights requirements, with attendant concerns for security, preservation, and safe handling. The collections are accessed by means of complex, diverse, and often multi-layered intellectual controls and surrogates in written, filmed, and digital forms. As one of the largest pictorial archives in the world, P&P plays a critical role in establishing a positive image of the Library and furthering the Library’s goal of providing a high level of responsive, effective, and professional public access and outreach services to the full range of Library users worldwide, including members of Congress and their staff, other agencies, scholars, researchers, and mass media.

This position is located in the Reference Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 247166.

Position: Library Technician
Location: Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451507600/

This position is located in the Research Services Division, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Library, Smithsonian Libraries (SIL), Smithsonian Institution (SI) in Washington, D. C. As a Library Technician for the NMAAHC Library you will report to the Branch Librarian. You will support the NMAAHC Library by performing technical and quasi-professional operations in the areas of acquistions and serials processing; collection preservation; and reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan management.

The NMAAHC is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. When the NMAAHC opens on September 24, 2016, it will be the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

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