Three Positions– Washington, DC & Virtual Position

Position: Associate Deputy Director – Discretionary Programs
Location: National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, DC
Salary: $114,590 to $164,200 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

The mission of IMLS is to advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development.

This position is that of Associate Deputy Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services, Office of Library Services, Discretionary Programs. Under the general direction of the Deputy Director, Office of Library Services, the incumbent is responsible for implementation of national programs of support and assistance to libraries. Primary responsibilities include oversight of the implementation of agency library discretionary grant programs (National Leadership Grants, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grants, and the Native American- Native Hawaiian Library grants) and special initiatives as assigned. The Associate Deputy participates in general Library Office administration and is responsible for ensuring that financial administration of library grant programs meets the programs’ goals. The incumbent advises the Deputy Director, OLS, and Director regarding agency library program policies for implementation and improvement of existing programs; development of new grant programs; advancement of special initiatives. The Associate Deputy coordinates with other senior level staff to advance the work of the agency; may serve as liaison to program office services providers; and provides for representation of agency programs, policy and interests to library constituents, the general public and special interest groups.

The Associate Deputy, working as an integral member of an agency-wide team, plays a key role in development of the strategic vision and implementation of existing and emerging programs to increase public access to information, ideas and community networks; support lifelong learning, and foster vibrant communities.

Position: Project Manager
Location: CGI, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Project Manager (PM) will perform a variety of tasks in cataloging conversion management to meet stringent requirements set forth by the government client. The PM will be expected to meet and exceed client expectations for quantity and quality of the work product, and must be able to effectively manage a mid-sized team to prioritize and complete various daily and ongoing tasks.

Position will be located in Washington, DC.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Daily activities may include:

• Inspect and review bibliographic, holdings and item records in the Library of Congress ILS
• Assign and monitor work on a daily basis
• Produce written reports of work performed
• Address performance and personnel issues with the client and Corporate Liaison
• Train staff on procedures and policies
• Plan, monitor and review the processing of the collections
• Ensure that all safety rules and procedures are followed
• Ensure that all staff meet the accuracy and productivity requirements stipulated

Position: Research Specialist, Document Delivery
Location: Virtual Position

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

LibSource, a division of LAC Group, is seeking a full-time, Research Specialist – Document Delivery, to work virtually for our Library as a Service (LaaS) platform. The Research Specialist will join a team of researchers in staffing a busy and diverse virtual research desk, performing and managing requests for legal, corporate, business development and other research from LaaS clients. All research and communication will be performed online and by phone, using both paid databases and open sources. The Research Specialist will report directly to the Deputy Director of Research & Intelligence and work with research analysts to complete research requests in a timely, professional, and cost effective manner. Research will be delivered directly to clients using a virtual reference desk platform.

This is a full-time, benefitted virtual position that can work from any US-based location. This is an entry-level position focused on case and docket pulls, literature searches, public records searches, document procurement and other general duties to support the research team.