Two Positions- Virginia

Position: Reference and Faculty Services Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.

The George Mason University Law Library, located on the Arlington, Va., campus, invites applicants for the position of Reference and Faculty Services Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.


This position reports to the Head of Reference and Instructional Services. The incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating and implementing all library services to faculty; as well as providing professional library services to students, staff, faculty and public patrons. Duties include reference and research services, law student instruction, management of the faculty liaison program, and other duties as assigned.

Position: Collection Development and OER Librarian
Location: Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, VA
Salary: $65,101.00 – $75,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Coordinates, assesses, and plans for the selection and development of the library collection of NOVA’s largest campus library.

Ensures, within budget constraints, that formats exist appropriate to meet the research and information needs of faculty, students, staff, and for onsite and distance patrons.

Collaborates with faculty liaisons to select materials to support all programs and subject areas taught at the campus. Assists in gathering statistics and analyzing usage of the collection, and provides guidance on budget requests. Works closely with other campus librarians and the college acquisition/processing office to evaluate, select and purchase electronic databases for the college.

Develops and coordinates initiatives and services to support the discovery and curation, as well as the creation and adoption, of Open Educational Resources (OER). Fosters and maintains partnerships with campus stakeholders, working closely with faculty to promote the use and integration of OER into curriculum. Provides expertise, education and outreach regarding open licensing as well as copyright and fair use.

Develops and delivers group and individual library reference and instruction services.
Assists faculty in creating targeted assignments to develop the information literacy skills of our students.

Participates in college committee work, professional development activities and serves on the library management team.

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