Research Librarian- National Center of Crime, Washington, DC

Position: Research Librarian
Location: National Center for Victims of Crime, Washington, DC
Salary: $70,000.00 – $75,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Summary: The Research Librarian is responsible for planning and integration of library information services that support the strategic objectives of the National Resource Center for Victim Research and Evaluation (NRC-VRC). The Research Librarian also assumes an active role in the operation and maintenance of the innovative digital library.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides specialized assistance to victim services professionals seeking research publications, statistical information, bibliographic citations, etc.
  • Provides specialized reference services via telephone, e-mail, scheduled instant chat, and in-person methods to victim service professionals.
  • Creates bibliographic records for print, electronic, audio, and video materials for the victim research and evaluation library
  • Provides research assistance for NRC-VRC projects
  • Locates and acquires new publications for the library
  • Builds bibliographies and topical specialized reference lists for victim service providers and researchers on a variety of topics.
  • Produces tutorials, slide presentations, articles, and “how-to” guides for dissemination to library users.
  • Assists in grant writing and similar projects.
  • Provides instructional workshops, presentations and booths at national conferences (some travel required)
  • Builds and maintains relationships with numerous providers of training and technical assistance in victim services, and with research libraries.