Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Executive Librarian
Location: National Gallery of Art – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 2/3/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Executive Librarian leads and manages the National Gallery’s Library Division (DL), exercising responsibility for library collection development and maintenance, user access, budget, personnel management, policy administration, and overall operational effectiveness. Serves as the leader in formulating and realizing the Library’s strategic goals, including comprehensive digitization. Incumbent is one of nineteen division and department heads who report to the Deputy Director/Chief Curator (DD).

The National Gallery of Art Library is a major national art research center serving the Gallery’s staff, members of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, visiting art historians, the scholarly community at large, and members of the public. The library contains a wide-ranging collection of some 493,000 books and periodicals on the history, theory, and criticism of art and architecture and a broad range of electronic resources. The emphasis is on Western art from the Middle Ages to the present—particularly Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Italian, and Spanish schools—and American art from the colonial era to the present.

This position is also being advertised under job announcement NGA-17-27B to persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities. Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.

Position: Director, Office of Public Records and Repositories

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $124,406.00 to $187,000.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 2/13/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

he Office of Public Records and Repositories is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. Staff of the Office of Public Records and Repositories retrieve materials for court cases, perform searches and write search reports based on registered materials and other copyright records, provide certified and non-certified copies of copyright deposits, additional certificates and other copyright records, maintain the official records of the office, and respond to inspection requests from members of the public or Congress.

Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers the national copyright registration system; provides collections materials to the Library through voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright chain of title; administers statutory license provisions of the law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world’s largest database of copyright public records; and, provides information and reference services to the public.

Position: Circulation Services Specialist

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

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Circulation Services Specialist

The Circulation Services Specialist oversees the unit’s point of service, circulates library materials, and answers questions and addresses concerns about access, borrowing, collections, resources, privileges, credentials, and accounts. The position manages and maintains the condition of the library’s print collection and its accuracy in the catalog; it also ensures that the patron databases are accurate and is responsible for the collection of fines, fees, and the replacement of lost and damaged library materials. The Circulation Services Specialists collaboratively manage the unit’s student staff, including responsibilities of hiring, scheduling, training, coaching, and evaluation.