Four Positions: Virginia

Position: Information Management Specialist
Location: Department of Defense, Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon, Arlington, VA
Salary: $96,970 to $126,062 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

This position is part of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Joint Chiefs of Staff. The incumbent will serve as an Information Management Specialist.

As a Information Management Specialist at the GS-0301-13 some of your typical work assignments may include:

– Provides program management for one or more of the Records and Research Branch’s areas of responsibility that include, but are not limited to, Records and Information Management, Discovery and Litigation support, Preservation Orders, Directives and Forms, archiving and research, Library Science, and/or other assigned program responsibilities.

– Provides technical advice, guidance, and assistance for the development and maintenance of electronic information management systems, coordination of projects, and development of technology to enhance the operations for the assigned area of responsibility.

– Recognize and recommend business/process/systems solutions to problems and potential problem areas that have significant impact on information management plans, programs, schedules, etc.

– Serves as a leader in the field of systems/technology/ infrastructure/innovations supporting the information management program and as a resource to the DOD staff, federal sector, and vendor community when appropriate.

– Analyze and evaluate new approaches and methodologies proposed by the academic, industrial, defense, and other government agencies for possible inclusion in Joint Staff information management program development plans and programs.

– Represents the Joint Staff on information management policy and related issues in meetings with the military departments, other governmental agencies, private industry, and academia.

– Serves as a member on specific policy and records management policy related work groups for coordination and compliance with policy and doctrine, providing leadership for these work groups and chairmanship as required.

– Provides excellent customer service to support Joint Staff missions that meets or exceeds customer expectations and contributes to their success. Achieve excellence in customer service by providing timely, accurate and professional service at each and every customer contact, maintaining customer service metrics.

– Support the mission of the RRB by consistently serving customers in a manner resulting in extreme satisfaction or delight.

– Performs other duties as assigned.

You may qualify at the GS-13, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.

– Experience with Records and Information Management, Discovery and Litigation support, Directives and Forms, Archiving and Research Library Science in accordance with Federal recordkeeping and guidance from the National Archives and Records Administration;

– Experience using analytical methods regarding information management process changes, technological and business improvements, and industry trends to implement change;

– Experience with analysis of statutory and regulatory processes and controls associated with federal information management programs and administration to provide program management/policy development to improve operations and gain efficiencies.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Position: Librarian I (Part Time)
Location: Marymount University, Arlington, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on the CUA SLIS blog.


  • This is a part time position requiring 8-12 hours per week. Required shift weekly is Sunday 12pm – 8pm.
  • Provide research assistance and instruction to library users in the identification, use, and evaluation of research material. Maintains and creates new materials in support of reference services.

Minimum Qualifications:     

  • Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS)
  • 3 to 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Familiarity with Internet searching
  • Experience with library databases and database platforms
  • Research knowledge skills and ability to work well with a wide variety of users with different knowledge and abilities
  • Familiarity with library technology devices and operation knowledge of these devices.

Position: Collection Librarian (Full Time)
Location: Northern Virginian Community College, Manassas, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:

Reports to the Dean of Learning and Technology Resources (LTR). Assumes overall responsibility for library collection development and management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with faculty and other campus librarians in the development of an effective and diverse collection in varied formats. Serves on NOVA Libraries Collection Development Committee and Library Working Group.
  • Collaborates with the Dean of Learning and Technology Resources and the other faculty librarian to manage the library’s budget.
  • Provides library instruction; provides reference and circulation services. Participates in library planning and campus and college activities.
  • Develops and maintains policies and procedures for collection development and acquisitions.
  • Collects and reports collection statistics and develops appropriate means of collection assessment.
  • Serves on campus, college and state committee(s) as necessary.
  • Supervises library staff in a team-oriented work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Library Science or Library Information Science
  • Experience providing library instruction, reference services, and circulation services for students, faculty, staff and community patrons.
  • Collection development experience.
  • At least one evening and some Saturday shifts required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS. Three to five years of experience in an academic library setting, specifically in a community college environment.
  • Experience in an academic library setting, specifically in a community college environment. Strong supervisory/management skills.
  • At least one year experience supervising staff.
  • Bilingual candidate preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Relevant collection development, teaching and customer service experience.
  • Strong supervisory/management skills; excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of library acquisition systems, online library systems, Internet resources, electronic databases, and productivity software.
  • Ability to interact effectively with diverse students, faculty, and other library patrons.
  • Strong service excellence orientation toward all library stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with a diverse staff.
  • Ability to work at least one evening per week and some Saturday shifts per semester required

Position: Law Librarian
Location: LAC Federal, Alexandria, VA

Full vacancy announcement available on the LLSDC Jobline.

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Law Librarian for a part-time or full-time role with a federal agency in Alexandria, VA. The Librarian will manage and track legal document workflows and create and populate legal and administrative forms in Adobe, Microsoft Word, InfoPath and other tools. This is a 3 months part-time position (up to 20 hours a week) no benefits or full-time position (40 hours a week) with benefits with a 1-year renewal option. Work will be done onsite. Must be a US Citizen and available to start in 4-8 weeks.


  • Responsible for Knowledge Management using SharePoint to support office staff
  • Create and maintain digital libraries containing relevant documents and articles on specific legal topics
  • Update and develop standard operating procedures as needed
  • Create and maintain legal templates
  • Train staff on the use of the KM tools and other information products
  • Provide research assistance for various investigations as needed


  • Education Qualifications: Juris Doctor (JD) degree or Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) with a Special Certificate in Law Librarianship or Bachelors degree in related field plus two years as a professional law library
  • The candidate may substitute 3 years of work of experience managing a knowledge management system for the above Education Qualifications provided they also have: Three years of equivalent professional level experience working as a law librarian or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA-approved program.
  • Minimum of 2 years administering, maintaining, and updating a knowledge management system (SharePoint strongly preferred)
  • Proven ability to learn quickly and adapt to a new situation
  • Prior experience with federal criminal law and litigation
  • A solid understanding of legal documentation
  • Experience in implementing workflow process mapping tools and techniques to plan the execution of each project phase
  • Experience in creating a document library of policies and procedures on a SharePoint Server
  • Experience in developing and implementing a document and record retention policy
  • Experience in developing and drafting standard operating procedures for operations including developing and diagramming a streamlined, standardized workflow process
  • Experience in utilizing programs to design and create standardized response-letter templates
  • Experience in building instructional text for each template to guide the user in modifying form parts as needed and to allow for ease of use by staff at all operational levels
  • Experience in publishing all resources and as well as create a form templates library on the agency’s server allowing for access and use by staff
  • Experience in maintaining and update the document library
  • Experience in utilizing knowledge management applications to create a standard Records Request form with instructional text to guide the user in form completion. This includes publishing the forms on the website for public access
  • Devising a RM plan, implementation of RM procedures, and progress monitoring and reporting experience highly preferred
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be available to start in 4-8 weeks after selection

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