Two Librarian Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Law Librarian
Location: Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP seeks a dynamic Law Librarian to assist its top-tier communications, trademark and energy practices in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for managing the operations of the library, offering professional law library services to attorneys/staff, and performing substantive research and marketing duties. Additional responsibilities include preparing and monitoring budgets, managing our social media presence, maintaining and expanding our Intranet portal, assisting with the external promotion of the firm, and monitoring legislative and policy developments. We provide competitive compensation and benefits, and an enjoyable, good-natured work environment. The firm consistently is involved in cutting-edge legal, policy, transactional, and business issues for a broad array of industry-leading clients. We also have managed to avoid strict hierarchies, thick policy manuals, or a bureaucratic outlook. This position is ideally suited for someone who is capable of working independently, with minimal supervision, and equally well as part of a team.


MLS or equivalent advanced degree preferred

Significant legal research experience required
Minimum 5 years’ experience in library management, web design and/or marketing preferred
Demonstrated aptitude for research and analysis
Experience with a wide variety of electronic resources such as Lexis, Bloomberg BNA, and other standard law library applications.

Compensation based on experience. To apply, please submit your resume to

Position Title: Librarian, Specialist in Subject Metadata Generation (Temporary, 180 days)
Grade & Salary Range: GS-13 – $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Number of Positions: 1
Location: Washington, D.C. (Capitol Hill)
Contact Information: Pat Case, Legislative Information Section Head, CIP

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Librarian, Specialist in Subject Metadata Generation (Temporary, 180 days)

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), Office of Congressional Information and Publishing (CIP), seeks a Specialist in Subject Metadata Generation (Specialist in Legislative Information System Management, GS-13), to join the Legislative Information Section for a 180 day temporary appointment.

The Specialist will work solely on automating subject metadata generation for Depending on the recommendations of the Metadata Enhancement Project, the incumbent will pilot the application of the selected metadata generation tools to data and/or explore recommendations in the Metadata Enhancement Project Report.

All librarians with a Master of Library Science degree or equivalent, a technology background, experience with automated subject metadata generation tools, and experience with indexing and taxonomy construction are encouraged to apply. A GS-13 appointment requires extensive experience working with taxonomies and automated subject metadata generation tools.