Multiple Positions: Washington, DC

Position: Library Assistant
Location: Cooley LLP, Washington, DC

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

Cooley LLP is seeking a Library Assistant to join the Firmwide Research Services team in its Washington DC office. The Library Assistant shall perform a variety of firmwide functions such as serials check-in and routing, invoice processing, acquisitions, cataloging, maintaining the collection, and providing basic level ready reference services. The successful candidate will have experience with an integrated library system and should be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Candidates must have 5+ years of technical services experience in a library or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in cataloging or acquisitions is preferred. Experience in analyzing and anticipating situations, defining problems and objectives, recognizing alternatives and formulating solutions is also required. Successful candidates will have a customer service philosophy, strong attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them within defined time constraints. Law Firm experience preferred. Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. No phone calls or emails, please. Apply online at Cooley LLP ( using the Careers portal. EOE.

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Head, Inventory Management and Document Fulfillment)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year
Closes Friday 3/10/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The incumbent serves as the Head, Inventory Management and Document Fulfillment Section and responsible for supervising, scheduling, and directing the work force comprised of subordinate supervisors, and through them, a large staff of library technicians. Under the broad guidelines of the Collections Integrity and Maintenance Officer, the incumbent is responsible for overseeing major components of the inventory management program, primarily those involved in inventory control, tracking, and problem resolution.

Position: Assistant Director, Youth & Family Services
Location: District of Columbia Public Library
Salary: $99,659.00 – $139,522.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.


  • Guide DCPL’s strategy around services to children, teens, and their caregivers
  • Supervise four positions: Teen Coordinator, Children’s Coordinator, Early Literacy Coordinator, and Books from Birth Assistant Manager
  • Provide leadership and service standards for approximately 50 youth services librarians and other staff who serve youth
  • Cultivate a system-wide understanding that everyone serves youth
  • Represent DCPL in a variety of forums: city-wide committees, non-profit task forces, testifying at various hearings, speaking with the press

Position: Associate Professor (Cataloger/ Metadata Librarian)
Location: Division of Learning Resources, University of District of Columbia
Salary Range: $52,775.00-$100,770.00

Originally posted through Catholic University listerv.

This position supports the mission of the university and division by providing access to materials via the library’s online catalog through the creation of original and adaptive metadata records for all library materials. Work includes the cataloging of new materials as well as retrospective projects and ongoing database management. The librarian ensures that titles are accurately represented in the integrated library system and other systems in order to facilitate discovery and access by university students, faculty, and staff.

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