Three Positions- Washington DC & Maryland

Position: Catalog/Index Librarian (Legislative Librarian I)
Location: Maryland General Assembly Department of Legislative Services, Annapolis, MD
Salary Range: $40,400 – $62,900

Full vacancy announcement is available on CUA SLIS blog.

Principal Duties:

● Original cataloging of state government documents in various formats

● Copy cataloging using OCLC

● Indexing proposed legislation and print publications

● Fulfilling interlibrary loan requests

● Catalog Maintenance


● MLS degree

● Experience using OCLC, AACR2, LCSH, MARC formats

● Work with integrated library systems, preferably Sirsi

● Strong communication and interpersonal skills

● Experience in government documents, public policy and legislative issues, preferred


Department of Legislative Services
Human Resources Office
90 State Circle, Room 311
Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
Fax: 410 946-5140 or 301 970-5140
e-mail: Website:

Code 09/18CA (Required on all Resumes)

Position: Social Science and Government Documents Liaison and Reference Librarian, Collections, Research & Instruction 
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement is available on the ALA JobLIST.

The Georgetown University Library is an agile organization that respects the heritage of the past while anticipating the requirements of the 21st century. By providing preeminent services, collections, and spaces, the Library shapes the creation of knowledge, conserves culture for posterity, and transforms learning and research.

The Social Science and Government Documents Liaison and Reference Librarian supports the teaching and research activities of the University by developing and managing in all relevant formats – the Library’s collection in Psychology, Education, Communications and other subject areas as assigned; by providing research, reference, and instructional services; and by coordinating the content and organization of appropriate web pages. S/he manages the library’s participation in the Federal Depository Library Program in which it is a selective depository selecting 19.5% (almost entirely electronic). Reporting to the Head of Collections, Research and Instruction, the Social Science and Government Documents Liaison and Reference Librarian has duties that include but are not limited to:

Reference Services

  • Provides reference and information services in the humanities, social sciences, and business. Interprets and analyzes the information needs of students, faculty, and other users of Lauinger Library.
  • Recommends and directs users to appropriate sources of information.
  • Teaches Library Research sessions in subject areas congruent with collection responsibilities and creates bibliographic guides and other instructional materials.

Collection Development

  • Serves as the principal liaison to the following departments and programs of Georgetown University: Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Education, and Ethics.
  • As a Bibliographer, develops collections in line with the pedagogical and research needs of the University, including the expansion of Digital Georgetown, and selects materials in identified subject areas.
  • Works with faculty to learn more about and support their research and curricular needs, to keep them informed of the library’s activities, and to integrate the library’s resources into faculty research and curricular activities.
  • Contributes to the development of cooperative collection development programs with other libraries and library consortia.
  • Monitors collection development and scholarly publishing trends in research, libraries, and the commercial sector.
  • Monitors vendor approval plans, recommends annual allocations, and assists in monitoring the library materials budget in the assigned areas of responsibility.

Library Instruction

  • Participates in library instruction programs by promoting these services in assigned areas, and by preparing and teaching course-specific and other types of reference and instruction sessions in a variety of formats.
  • Collaborates with faculty when possible to plan sessions and create teaching materials related to course assignments, as well as the library research and instruction program’s curricular objectives.
  • Team-teaches sessions with faculty and collaborates with librarians.
  • Communicates effectively with students and faculty and assesses user understanding.
  • Uses a variety of means and appropriate mix of tools and adopts best practices to provide and deliver reference and instructional materials.
  • Conducts in-house training and workshops and participates in those given by others.

Current Georgetown Employees:

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown’s commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

Position: Librarian (Reference)
Location: Department of Navy, Washington Navy Yard, D.C.
Salary: $56,233 to $88,450 per year

Full vacancy announcement is available on USAJOBS.

You will serve as a Librarian (Reference) in the Histories and Archives Division of NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND.


  • You will provide comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluation, and instructional services to individuals and groups at the Navy’s Department Library
  • You will prepare a broad range of literature guides; and develops resource directories in paper and electronic format.
  • You will participate in collection development and management to include acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal or replacement of materials

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326

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