Multiple Positions- Washington, DC

Position: Librarian
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $54,972.00 to $71,467.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467450400

This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. Often there will be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. The incumbent must be proficient in English and Finnish or Estonian in order to perform cataloging and acquisitions duties for materials from Finland or Estonia.

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Head, Digital Content Management)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467449900

This position is located in the Digital Content Management Section, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Technology Policy Directorate, Library Services.

Duties:

Coordinates, determines, and manages projects within the section. Serves as a technical expert in the planning, management, and execution of digital collections projects and activities within the scope of the section. Applying broad knowledge of digital libraries and technical solutions provides expert analysis and advice and develops solutions to solve complex issues and problems associated with digital lifecycle management. Identifies and applies new analytical techniques to address situations that are unique or not previously encountered.

Oversees the development of requirements related to the management of digital content under care of the section. Directs studies and testing of digital library best practices and standards. Develops cost estimates and IT investment packages to support digital content acquisition and curation programs. Serves as advisor and liaison to the Chief of Digital Collection Management & Services Division on matters pertaining to digital collections lifecycle activities. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Library staff at multiple levels and across service unit lines on digital collections management.

Position: Information Manager
Location: American Library Association, Washington, DC
Salary: $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The Information Manager provides information services to advance ALA’s lobbying and public policy work. These services include traditional librarian roles such as performing reference and collection development as well as broader tasks such as conducting literature reviews and developing syntheses in support of policy work. The Information Manager also has responsibilities that are unique to a Washington office context such as tracking legislation.

The oversight and management of the office’s web presence falls within the responsibilities of the Information Manager. We also look to the Information Manager to provide guidance and take initiative towards continuing improvement in our information services, importing best practices from other comparable organizations.

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