Two Positions- Washington, DC & VA

Position: E-Discovery Specialist, CG-0301-12
Location: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, DC
Salary: $90,096 to $146,769 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is located in the Legal Division, Litigation and Resolutions Branch, Professional Liability and Financial Crimes Section the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The incumbent of this position supports the attorneys, who provide legal advice and counsel on professional liability claims arising from failed financial institutions for which the Corporation acts as receiver or liquidator and are responsible for working with other agencies in the pursuit of criminal restitution and prosecution of bank fraud.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.


  • Conducts research using library references, files, corporate records, private and governmental studies, computer databases, and other pertinent sources to supply needed legal or factual information for inclusion in memoranda, directives and pleadings.
  • Analyzes data, develops recommendations and justifications for the attorneys for use in interpretation and advisory requests, or in complex litigation cases.
  • Prepares legal memoranda and correspondence reflecting relevant facts, sources, legal authorities and citations.
  • Maintains pleadings, evidentiary documents, and other materials, including electronically stored information (ESI) for investigations and litigation, and case and other matter files for the section.
  • Designs and executes search strategies for employing E-discovery software applications such as Relativity and Clearwell to locate, recover, and organize potentially responsive ESI in connection with investigatory and litigation work. Has an expertise in coding documents and using the analytical tools available with such software applications.

Position: Project Archivist Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Project Archivist supports Special Collections Research Center goals in the areas of digitizing and providing access to selected materials from the C-SPAN Organizational Records and Historical Archive. Specifically, the Project Archivist will perform complex and specialized duties as follows: apply current best practices to managing digitization projects; upload images and metadata to Omeka S platform for presentation of select digital materials from manuscript collection(s); participate in formulating workflow(s), policy enhancements and streamlining procedures for digital collections; create and maintain best practice documentation for scanning, file naming, and quality control; initiate and respond to complex communications in carrying out daily operations of functional area in person, in writing, via telephone and e-mail and social media tools; participate within SCRC in working groups and committees as appropriate.

The Project Archivist reports to the Manuscripts and Archives Librarian.


  • Responsible for identifying and digitizing selected paper, photographic, ephemeral and audio-visual materials from the C-SPAN records.
  • Provides accurate metadata for digital files using the Archivists’ Toolkit database, narrative descriptions for manuscript collections and digital collections, and other research sources.
  • Creates metadata information in spreadsheets, and links information to digital objects records within digital repository Omeka S.
  • Assures appropriate handling, physical housing, and storage of collection materials.
  • Identifies and refers items as necessary for preservation.
  • Works closely with the SCRC Digital Projects Committee in creation of digital and on-site resources that reflect digitization and processing standards consistent with best practices.
  • Participates in outreach and curatorial activities, which may include reference and research consultation, instruction, exhibits, publications, and programs.
  • Participates in selected professional activities in the SCRC department, which may include public service, program assistance, policy development, and planning.
  • Participates in the professional life of the Libraries and the University.
  • Reports statistics throughout the year and in the annual report. These statistics include data on digitization, description, images uploaded, and any other information pertinent for reporting purposes.

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