Five Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Section Head, Micrographic Projects Section)
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $100,736.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 12/2/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455516500/

This position is located the Preservation Reformatting Division of the Preservation Directorate.

The incumbent of this position serves as Head of the Micrographics Projects Section and is responsible for managing the work of the section, including providing technical guidance, overseeing operational and administrative functions, directing the work of staff performing all activities related to the Library’s in-house microfilming production, and overseeing the inventory and move preparations of the Master Negative Collection. In addition to these responsibilities, the incumbent also oversees the preservation microfilm services and production provided by off-site vendors.

The position description number for this position is 306285.

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 will 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: Business Librarian

Location: American University Library – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Business Librarian

American University Library invites applications from innovative, energetic, and service-oriented librarians to fill a continuing appointment-track faculty position for the Kogod School of Business, beginning Summer/Spring 2017, subject to budgetary approval. Rank will be dependent upon experience and stature in the field at either assistant or associate level.

Responsibilities: As the Research and Instruction Librarian for Business, the librarian will be the point person for research assistance, information literacy instruction and collection development in support of the curriculum and the faculty research at the Kogod School of Business, as well as business-related research across campus. The librarian will work closely with the faculty and administration of the Kogod School of Business to ensure that the University Library is able to meet their research and pedagogical needs and to increase awareness of library resources.


Position: Continuing Resources Metadata Professional

Location: George Washington University Libraries – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

George Washington University Libraries

Under the direction of the Resource Description Coordinator, the incumbent is a member of the Resource Description Group (RDG) and the greater metadata management group within the George Washington University Libraries. The RDG is responsible for describing and providing access to library collections including serial and monographic content in all formats. The RDG plays an instrumental role in helping the Libraries achieve the objectives laid out in its strategic plan, has been involved in and collaborated on the next generation metadata development through BIBFRAME, PCC, and with colleagues worldwide. The Metadata Professional has the primary responsibility for creating metadata for continuing resources; performing complex metadata revision; and is expected to write scripts (e.g. Python, Perl) for repurposing existing metadata, and identity management work for library’s collections. The Metadata Professional is expected to collaborate with colleagues from functional areas across GW Libraries and beyond in service of the GW Community and the profession.


Position: Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management

Location: Georgetown University Library – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Georgetown University Library

The Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Georgetown University Library, seeks a Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management to coordinate the intake, processing, and ongoing maintenance of archival collections, regardless of format. The Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management coordinates, directs and supervises staff in archival processing efforts to provide scholarly access and to ensure long-term preservation of the collections, and coordinates collections management efforts for materials in other formats as needed. The ideal candidate will have significant supervisory and project management experience, the ability to think strategically about the description and management of special collections and archival materials, and a record of sustained engagement with the archives and/or library professions.


Position: Bilingual EN/SP Open / Meta / Data Librarian

Location: Inter-American Development Bank
Salary: $90,000.00 – $120,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement (in Spanish) is available at ALA Joblist:

Bilingual EN/SP Open / Meta / Data Librarian

Establecido en 1959, el BID es la principal fuente multilateral de financiamiento para el desarrollo económico y social en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). El BID otorga préstamos, fondos no reembolsables, garantías, asesoramiento sobre políticas, y asistencia técnica a los sectores público y privado de sus países prestatarios.

El Sector de Conocimiento y Aprendizaje, (KNL por sus siglas en inglés), parte de la Vice-Presidencia de Sectores y Conocimiento (VPS), es responsable de la diseminación de conocimiento interno y externo, de establecer la agenda institucional de aprendizaje, y del diseño de otras actividades relacionadas para su personal y otras contrapartes. KNL apoya la estrategia institucional de conocimiento y aprendizaje, la cual mejora las condiciones para la adquisición, creación, diseminación y uso del conocimiento requerido para la efectividad de las operaciones del Banco.

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