Six Positions- Washington, DC

Position: Reference Librarian
Location: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Washington, DC office

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

SUMMARY: This position will be part of a team responsible for delivering legal, business and technical research services to attorneys and staff nationwide; providing training and assistance to attorneys and staff in the use of resources in a variety of formats; and developing and promoting the services of the Information Resource Center.

Position: Research Manager
Location: Holland & Knight, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.


The Research Manager will join our national team. Responsibilities include managing all aspects of research services for the firm, including legal and business research, training and instruction of efficient research techniques and budget management. The Research Manager is expected to perform outreach, as well as be comfortable with emerging technologies and is responsible for improving access to online materials and providing training for such resources. This role requires candidates to have a progressive approach to Library and Information Science, demonstrate initiative and work as part of a collaborative team on firm-wide issues and projects.

Position: Librarian (Automation)
Location: Government Publishing Office, Washington, DC
Salary: $56,233 to $88,450 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the Library Services and Content Management, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia.

The Selectee will work shift 1 Monday- Friday and a tour of duty from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Serves as a Library Technical Services Support Librarian in the Library Technical Services Support Section in Library Technical Information Services. Library Technical Information Services (LTIS) is responsible for all of GPO’s acquisitions, metadata, and cataloging efforts including those associated with the National Bibliography Program (NBP) mandated by Sections 1710, 1711, and 4101 of Title 44 U.S.C. The mission of Library Technical Information Services is to acquire and create bibliographic and metadata records for the complete range of U.S. Government publications, and provide access to and distribution of bibliographic data through catalogs, record distribution and products and services. The Library Technical Services Support Section supports the mission of LTIS by creating, managing and delivering bibliographic products and services that are used by library customers in the Federal Depository Library Program, the library community at large, commercial vendors and customers in the publishing industry community, and the public. Library Technical Services Support Section also procures and manages automated applications used by LTIS, including the Integrated Library System (ILS) – Ex Libris’ Aleph 500 product and associated applications including Metalib, and facilitates training opportunities for all staff in LTIS.

Position: Librarian: Collection Development
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $56,233 to $73,105 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is located in the Collection Development Office, Library Services, and reports to the Collection Development Officer. The incumbent in this position contributes to the Library of Congress’s mission to acquire, manage, preserve, and make available a universal collection of knowledge to meet the current and anticipated needs of Congress and the Nation. The incumbent works with guidance from senior analysts in the Collection Development Office (CDO) to conduct in-depth studies, recommend strategies to strengthen acquisition efforts in specific subjects and/or formats, and communicate trends to managers and staff in relevant offices throughout the Library and other external organizations.

Position: Library Program Coordinator (Special Collections)
Location: District of Columbia Public Library
Salary: $70,345

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Library Program Coordinator (Special Collections) collects, preserves, and provides access to unique and rare collections of high research value and public interest. This position assists with managing collections and services of the Department with a primary focus on patron access, use, and outreach activities to meet the local history objectives in the Library’s Strategic Plan. The Coordinator oversees a suite of programmatic offerings, reference services, and outreach activities.

Position: Library Branch Manager
Location: District of Columbia Public Library
Salary: $86,660.00

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The incumbent is responsible for the efficient and customer service-oriented operation of the branch or a central library department. This position plays a leadership role in system wide projects; interprets and assists with the development of DC Public Library policies in managing the branch or a central library department. Consults with the supervisor on complex situations but generally functions independently. Using independent judgment and initiative, the incumbent directs, organizes and plans the operation and activities of the local branch library or central library department.