Librarian- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Bowie, MD

Position: Librarian
Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Bowie, MD

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has a job opening for a librarian. Information is at https://www.ushmm.org/information/career-volunteer-opportunities/careers/librarian.

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. The National Institute for Holocaust Documentation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is currently seeking a Librarian.

This position is located in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library, which is a specialized library dedicated to Holocaust and genocide studies. The Library provides library and archival reference services to a wide variety of users, including Museum staff, resident and visiting scholars, and the general public. The Librarian will primarily function to provide library and archival reference services, ensuring the availability of expert coverage in the Library and Archives Reading Rooms, but will also perform other library functions, including collection development, collections management duties, and expanding access to digital resources.

The duty station will eventually be located at the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, Maryland.

This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds with a two year work assignment, and includes benefits.