Multiple Positions: Washington, DC & Virginia

Position: Administrative Librarian (Chief, Humanities and Social Sciences Division)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $124,406.00 to $187,000.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/467696800

The Chief of the Humanities and Social Sciences Division (HSS) serves as the Library’s primary expert in the provision of reference services related to the humanities and social sciences. The Chief receives policy guidance from the Director, Collections and Services (CS), but has primary managerial and professional responsibility for the growth and direction of research and reference services in the humanities and social sciences, to include online as well as on-site service. The Chief is responsible for the management of two reading rooms. In addition, the Chief has custodial responsibility for significant microform materials under the purview of the division. The Chief plays a key role in establishing a positive image for the Library, its collections and services, its role in the mission of the National Library, and setting future direction.

This position is located in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services Service Unit.

Position: Reference Services Librarian
Location: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, DC
Salary: $45,000.00 – $52,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The Reference Services Librarian will have the opportunity to provide genealogical reference services to researchers in the DAR Library and contribute their skills in educational programming, development of web-content, and collection development.

The successful candidate will also have a genuine passion, interest in and knowledge of genealogical and American historical research, and a genuine desire to share their passion and expertise with others.

Position: Research Librarian
Location: Law Firm, Washington, DC

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

The Research Librarian’s duties will include the following and other functions:

  • Performing comprehensive, sophisticated, cost-effective legal, business and other research for attorneys, staff and clients;
  • Reviewing sources of information for currency, reliability, relevance and cost effectiveness, and choosing or recommending the best sources for research requests;
  • Analyzing, synthesizing and organizing information from diverse sources in a clear, focused manner with easily understood explanatory notes;
  • Monitoring news, litigation, regulatory proceedings and legislation and delivering relevant information to patrons;
  • Maintaining awareness of current developments on legal news and information services, including the Internet and e-resources relevant to the Firm’s practice areas;
  • Participation in firm and departmental team efforts in furtherance of firm and departmental goals;
  • Completing special projects on various issues as assigned.

Position: Cataloger/Librarian
Location: MacroSys, LLC, McLean, VA

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

MacroSys, LLC seeks a temporary, full-time Cataloger/Librarian to provide cataloging support and other services to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Research Library at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, located in McLean, VA. The term will be from approximately May 30, 2017 through the end of July 2017.

Interested candidates should email resumes and cover letters by April 30, 2017 to Deena Adelman at: deena.adelman@macrosysrt.com. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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