Three Librarian Positions – Washington, D.C. and N. VA

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Head, Music Section)
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 3/20/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The incumbent serves as the Head, National Library Services (NLS) Music Section in the Network Division. Exercising a high degree of independence, the incumbent is responsible for planning, formulating and recommending policy and establishing priorities of activities for a group of employees performing technical and professional work. The incumbent plans, directs and guides all activities of the Music Section, who receives general administrative direction from the Chief, Network Division (ND). Directs all aspects of the music program of the NLS, providing music services to all blind and disabled individuals in the United States, its territories, and its citizens living in foreign countries. Works independently, utilizing abroad professional knowledge to recommend policy and to establish guidelines and procedures, receiving guidance from the chief, ND, and/or the director, NLS, when decisions have an impact beyond the Division. The music librarian is generally considered an international leader among the community of librarians serving blind and physically handicapped musicians and students.

This position requires a knowledge in English, German and French.

Position: Senior Digital New Librarian

Location: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty- Washington, DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

Position Summary:

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty seeks a Senior Digital News Librarian to support the growth and development of its Digital News Library. The Senior Digital News Librarian will report directly to the Manager of the RFE/RL Digital News Library, and play a Supervisory role for Regional Librarians. The Senior Digital News Librarian will help to develop information and data management tools and assist in building and maintaining a taxonomy and controlled vocabulary for the RFE/RL media collection. Under the direction of the Library Manager, this Librarian will test, implement and provide ongoing maintenance of Library information management tools and workflows. The Senior Digital News Librarian will assist in standardizing and maintaining integrated workflows between Prague and the Regional Libraries. This role will also perform original media cataloging and indexing, as well as research in the RFE/RL Video News Libraries to internal clients. Near native level of English language is mandatory, Russian language is desired.

Position: Health Sciences Librarian

Location: Marymount University – Arlington, VA

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

Responsibility / Duty:


Serve as subject liaison to the faculty and students in the Malek School of Health Professions; select resources to support their instructional and research needs in person and online; manage collections in assigned subjects.

Prepare and teach information literacy sessions to meet the information needs of University undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the Malek School of Health Professionals, Undergraduate English Composition Programs and Undergraduate Discover Programs. Remain current in instruction trends.

Provide reference and research assistance to meet the information needs of library users at all service locations through a variety of communication formats (in-person, phone and electronic); create and maintain research guides in subject areas. Remain current in reference service trends.

Assist in developing, leading, evaluating and assessing reference team projects and programs.