Two Positions – Washington, DC

Position: Research & Instruction Librarian
Location: Sister Helen Sheehan Library, Trinity Washington University – Washington DC

The Sister Helen Sheehan Library at Trinity Washington University seeks an excellent research and instruction librarian to join its service-oriented staff. Working collaboratively with the other members of the Sr. Helen Sheehan Library team, as well as faculty and university staff, this position provides leadership in information literacy programming, including curriculum development and assessment, as well as identifying and integrating new technologies into Trinity Library’s research and instructional programming.

In addition, this position will collaborate with Trinity librarians, leading an effort to systematically develop teaching and learning objects including video tutorials, online research guides, and information literacy-embedded learning and course content, and will also participate in instructional programming at the Trinity Library, including teaching classes on campus and in Trinity’s online programs, and provide research help online and in person, through individual research consultations and at service points in the library.

Other professional responsibilities include serving in a liaison role for designated academic department(s), research support service with evening, weekend, and holiday rotations, and collaborative work with library staff and university faculty to meet the mission and goals of the university.

Position: Resource Description Specialist
Location: American University- Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available at University of Maryland blogMLIS.

The Resource Description Specialist provides the timely, accurate, and comprehensive bibliographic description and organization that make it possible for students, faculty, and researchers to gain access to the Library’s materials. This position plays a role in planning strategically for describing digital collections within the Institutional Repository.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required. Master of Library Science preferred and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.