Three Positions- Washington, DC & Virtual Position

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Preservation) (Head, Paper Conservation Section)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $96,970 to $126,062 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is located in the Paper Conservation Section, Conservation Division, Preservation Directorate, Library Services. The Conservation Section is responsible for all work related to the assessment, stabilization, and conservation treatment of artifacts on paper and other substrates in the Library’s special collections and works closely with all custodial divisional representatives to develop, establish, coordinate and carry out a comprehensive, Library-wide conservation treatment program appropriate to the collections’ needs. The incumbent serves as Section Head and is responsible for work conducted in this section, which includes assessments, surveys, evaluations, treatments, documentation, and housing of paper format collections and paper artifacts; preparation work for exhibitions; research into optimizing paper conservation treatment methods and protocols; participation in the division’s intern program and other teaching and training programs; and creation of publications, reports, and guidelines.

Position: Library Technicians
Location: Major Federal Library, Washington, DC

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

LAC Federal is seeking Library Technicians to support a project processing East Asian language materials for a major Federal library in the Washington, DC area. This is a long term full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position. Project is expected to start by 1st week of July.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use an Integrated Library System (ILS) to prepare serials and other multipart publications for binding.
  • In addition to binding preparations, staff will update library holdings, shift collections to accommodate growth, pin and link serial volumes to manage inventory and re-shelve material.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with an Integrated Library System (Voyager preferred) to manage serials in Asian languages
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately and follow complex directions
  • Knowledge of either Japanese or Korean is preferred, but not required

Position: Research Analyst
Location: Virtual Position

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

LibSource, an LAC Group company, is seeking an experienced Research Analyst to work virtually providing weekend coverage to our clients. All research and communication will be performed online and by phone, using both paid databases and open sources. The Research Analyst will work with other 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 part-time virtual position that will cover approximately 6 hours a day on Saturday and Sunday.

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