Ten Positions: Maryland & Washington, D.C.

Position: Data Scientist
Location: LAC Group, Beltsville, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
LAC Group is seeking a qualified Data Scientist to work for a major Federal Agency in Beltsville, MD. The Data Scientist will assist the agency by developing and implementing functionality tests for multiple research databases including usability tests and will work with Agency staff to develop and implement ontologies and data dictionaries. Background in working with scientific datasets, particularly in the agricultural and ecological sciences is a plus. This is a full time (40 hours a week; Monday-Friday) benefited position. Contract renewed annually.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement functionality tests for multiple research databases including usability tests
  • Work with agency staff to develop and implement ontologies and data dictionaries.
  • Review and assess new technologies for automating indexing of datasets
  • Create non-bibliographic metadata according to recognized international standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Information, Computer Science, Biology)
  • 5-6 Years’ experience with database development and testing
  • Experience in the development and/or implementation of ontologies and data dictionaries
  • Detailed knowledge of XML
  • Experience with digital repositories, metadata standards including ISO 19115, Ecological Metadata Language, Darwin Core, and Datacite; experience with SensorML is a plus
  • Background or experience with environmental, ecological, and agricultural sciences a plus including the use of databases such as AGRICOLA.

Position: Data Curator
Location: LAC Group, Beltsville, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary:
LAC Group is seeking a qualified Data Curator to work for a major Federal Agency in Beltsville, MD. The Data Curator will assist the agency by developing and implementing functionality tests for multiple research databases including usability tests and will work with Agency staff to develop and implement ontologies and data dictionaries. Background in working with scientific datasets, particularly in the agricultural and ecological sciences is a plus. This is a full time (40 hours a week; Monday-Friday) benefited position. Contract renewed annually.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement functionality tests for multiple research databases including usability tests
  • Work with agency staff to develop and implement ontologies and data dictionaries.
  • Review and assess new technologies for automating indexing of datasets
  • Create non-bibliographic metadata according to recognized international standards.
  • Supporting novice users in: submitting, discovering, and downloading data and documentation
  • Update and customize emerging data repositories
  • Update data and metadata as needed
  • Work with Non-bibliographic, domain specific metadata and associated controlled vocabularies
    (thesauri).
  • Update and customize to emerging data repositories.
  • Troubleshoot applications and user interfaces.
  • Create de novo user help documentation.
  • Responsible for requirements analysis including conducting user studies.
  • Support novice users in: submitting, discovering, and downloading data and documentation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (Information, Computer Science, Biology)
  • 5-6 Years’ experience with database development and testing
  • Experience in the development and/or implementation of ontologies and data dictionaries
  • Detailed knowledge of XML
  • Experience with digital repositories, metadata standards including ISO 19115,
  • Ecological Metadata Language, Darwin Core, and Datacite; experience with SensorML is a plus
  • Background or experience with environmental, ecological, and agricultural sciences a plus including the use of databases such as AGRICOLA.

Position: Library Services Specialist (Full-Time)
Location: The Universities at Shady Grove, The Priddy Library, Rockville, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Description:
Supervises student assistants in the provision of library services. Provides circulation, reserve and inter-library loan services to library users and assists library staff members. Collects library data and assists with data analysis. Provides high-quality customer service, communicates the library’s mission, policies, and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises daily work operations of assigned library support staff (student workers). Plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews work. Trains student workers and evaluates performance. Reports and resolves issues as they arise. Administers evening/weekend operations. Assures that service goals are met and that the public service is consistently high quality.
  • Monitors and maintains Service Desk operations including but not limited to, loans, returns, reservations, and transfers. Monitors the library facility to ensure that the library is in order and ready for patron’s use. Maintains physical facilities and equipment in the area; troubleshoots and/or reports technical problems with the service computers and reports malfunctioning of equipment. Recognizes, resolves and informs the supervisor of any non-routine occurrences.
  • Collects statistics and prepares reports on library activities. Assists with analyzing data on collections, usage, service transactions, and customer needs. Generates specialized reports and notices. Process requests for Course Reserves, ILL (Inter-Library Loan materials) and updates circulation operations and procedures. Supervises stack maintenance.
  • Answers telephone and in-person inquiries concerning service desk operations. Answers questions regarding course reserve policies, circulation procedures, and status of requested items. Informs patrons of library policies and procedures. Assists patrons with their research need in the absence of the librarians. Addresses and resolves problems and customer complaints. Updates all information related to hours of operations and access to the library.
  • Responsible for opening and closure procedures. Participates in ensuring the safety and security of the library’s user, staff, collections, and the physical environment. Participates in library and campus committees. Performs other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree and one year of experience directly related to the primary duties of the job.
  • Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Preferences:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Ability to be flexible and exercise initiative in applying rules, procedures, and instructions.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of quality customer service, teamwork, and conflict resolution.
  • Ability to communicate effectively; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library users and staff.
  • Experience and proficiency with one or more technologies or tools used to create, seek, use, or manage information.
  • Familiarity with automated circulation and reserves system.
  • Ability to apply and enforce U.S. Copyright laws and current trends related to access and use of information resources.
  • Ability to assist other library staff in selecting and evaluating technology used in libraries.
  • Ability to work in a diverse workplace and with diverse clients.

Physical Demands:

  • Excessive use of technology

Position: Law Library Director & Assistant Professor
Location: Howard University School of Law, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Information:
Legal Writing Instructors develop a syllabus, learning outcomes, lesson plans, teaching materials, and in-class exercises that are designed to introduce students to the subject matter of the course. Legal Writing Instructors teach using a variety of methods designed to help students develop their knowledge of the subject matter, as well as develop lawyering skills. Legal Writing Instructors also develop and grade both formative and summative exercises and/or exams designed to assess both the content and skills taught in the specific course and assign final grades.

Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate with strong academic credentials.
  • Five years of legal experience with a record of accomplishment in the legal profession.
  • Record showing potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching, student mentoring, and collegiality.
  • Strong interest in, and aptitude for, teaching the subject matter.
  • Ability to contribute to the goals of Howard University School of Law
  • Ability to support the mission of Howard University School of Law

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, evaluate, and select course texts and other materials for the specified course based on the course description and curricular needs as determined by the full-time faculty.
  • Provide the Associate Dean of Academics with a completed draft syllabus, learning outcomes, and lesson plans for the first two weeks of classes no less than three weeks before the start of the class.
  • If applicable to the course, provide the Associate Dean with a completed draft of the midterm and final exam plus a detailed grading rubric no less than two weeks before the examination. All exam questions must be the original writing of the course instructor except by permission of the Associate Dean.
  • Incorporate feedback from class observations.
  • Dedicate no less than 3-5 hours preparing for each hour of in-class instruction and additional hours for grading and feedback as required.
  • Must be on campus at scheduled course times. Class rescheduling is strongly discouraged.
  • Must be reasonably available throughout the semester to answer student questions, either via email, phone, or in person.
  • Must be available before and during the semester to attend training sessions.
  • Facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform formative and substantive evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes.
  • Adhere to and enhance provided course syllabus, curriculum, course handouts, lectures, and presentations.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support the specified academic program, ensuring that student learning outcomes are achieved.
  • Provide prompt and meaningful feedback to students in a fair, objective and consistent manner. Use established rubrics and clear grading criteria.
  • Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations. Submit grades and records by established deadlines.
  • Meet all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times.
  • Work collaboratively with the Associate Dean of Academics, Program Director, faculty, staff, and students to advance the mission and academic excellence of the School of Law, in accordance with the mission, values and vision of Howard University School of Law.

Work Contacts:

  • Contacts include Associate Dean of Academics, Program Director, faculty, staff, and students on a regular basis.

Scope of Work:

  • Work is subject to academic review and supports the execution of strategic initiatives of the School of Law. Acts as a subject matter expert. Keeps leaders informed of results, outcomes and obstacles.

Working Conditions:

  • Classroom, virtual classroom, and office environment

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • Able to be present to teach coursework onsite or in a virtual classroom.
  • Able to use technology and administrative software (to respond to inquiries and create teaching materials)
  • Able to use computer hardware and peripherals as well as office equipment including copiers and scanners.
  • Able to communicate effectively in person, in front of audiences, electronically and via telephone
  • Tolerance to repetitive motions including keyboarding and writing.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) or Master of Laws (LLM) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Five years’ experience in teaching or working in private, public or non-profit industry related to teaching position.

Minimum Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):

  • Effective and professional written and verbal communication.
  • Experience and desire to create an academic environment that respects, includes and enhances diversity of thought and promotes effective consideration of alternative points of view.
  • Strong computer and technology skills; proficient in using the Microsoft Office Suite and able to effectively use TWEN and other applicable technology on a regular basis.
  • Possess and demonstrate integrity, judgment, positivity and professionalism.

Position: Technology Services Specialist
Location: American University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Summary/Objective
Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the Technology Services Desk and the collections of instructional technologies and AV equipment available for loan.  Helps coordinate the large format and poster printing service, the 3-D printing and scanning service, public copying/scanning services, as well as maintaining the microfilm collection.  Manages the library’s Maker Space collection and engages in technical troubleshooting for supported equipment.  The incumbent also develops technology-related resource guides and instructional programming for the Makerspace service.  Aids the Technology Services Coordinator in editing and maintaining content for a significant portion of the library’s website dedicated to user services.  Manages the Technology Services student staff, including hiring, scheduling, training, coaching, evaluating, organizing and delegating daily work. The incumbent collaborates with the Technology Services Coordinator and the Reserves unit to ensure successful operations of a combined services desk. In addition, this position works with the Access Services Program Analyst to provide technical support to the Access Services Division on library-related technology.  This position responds directly to user-generated inquiries by utilizing email, chat and telephone.

Work Environment:

  • This position reports directly to Technology Services Coordinator
  • The incumbent has supervisory responsibility of up to 20 part time student assistants
  • The Technology Services Desk, headed by the Technology Services Coordinator, is a subunit of the Access Services Division
  • This position is primarily responsible for the operation of the Technology Services Desk and supervision of staff in the Coordinator’s absence
  • The services of this department are open 7 days per week for 103 hours per week during the fall and spring semesters
  • The work schedule is variable and may primarily be evenings and weekends

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • 35-Nonexempt
  • Specialist A

Salary Range:

  • $21.22 – $22.81/hr

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent in training or experience
  • At least three years customer service experience; managing/supervising; working with cash transactions; in a library or related customer service environment and experience working with a team to complete common objectives
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office suite
  • Basic computing/web editing skills required
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communications skills
  • Accuracy to attention and detail
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision after initial training
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience with high volume copiers, laptops and technological equipment highly desirable
  • Prior experience troubleshooting technology or working with 3D printing and CAD based design system
  • Prior experience working with consumer-level audio/visual equipment
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Familiarity with a library circulation system

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check

Position: Circulation Services Specialist
Location: American University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
The Circulation Services Specialist oversees the unit’s point of service, circulates library materials, and answers questions and addresses concerns about access, borrowing, collections, resources, privileges, credentials, and accounts.  The position manages and maintains the condition of the library’s print collection and its accuracy in the catalog; it also ensures that the patron databases are accurate and is responsible for the collection of fines, fees, and the replacement of lost and damaged library materials.  The Circulation Services Specialists collaboratively manage the unit’s student staff, including responsibilities of hiring, scheduling, training, coaching, and evaluation.

Work Environment:

  • The ability to work evening (until 11:30 PM) and weekend hours is required
  • The position serves as an essential service and is required to work in the event of the university operating with limited staffing
  • A significant amount of discretion and attentiveness to confidentiality is required in the administration of patron account related data and the resolution of account problems

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • 35-Nonexempt
  • Specialist B

Salary Range:

  • $20.82 – $21.03/hr

Required Education and Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in training and experience
  • Two years of customer service and management/supervisory experience
  • Experience in accounting or handling financial/monetary transactions
  • Strong Excel or other organizational software experience
  • Experience generating and analyzing reports
  • Experience working with a team to complete common objectives
  • Strong communication skills and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks at once
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • Ability to solve problems and make judgments independently
  • Experience dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to resolve conflicts, handle stressful and/or emergency situations, and communicate effectively (both verbally and in writing)
  • Ability to participate in planning and implementing short and long-term goals, make evaluative judgments, formulate exceptions to policies and procedures, and work without supervision

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Experience providing assistance with electronic resources access and troubleshooting related issues
  • Experience providing reference/research assistance
    Some education in Library Science.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check

Position: Senior Library Associate I (Full-Time)
Location: Arthur D. Jenkins Library, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Description Summary:
The Arthur D. Jenkins Library (ADJL), with more than 20,000 items, is among the most important resources for the study of textiles in North America. This noncirculating research library at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum is open to the public, and offers materials on textile and rug history, costume and fashion history and on textile-making techniques. The ADJL collection includes monographs, serials, ephemera, auction catalogs, visual resources, and media. The library advances the mission, vision and goals of the Museum and promotes the educational mission of the George Washington University.

Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Senior Library Associate is responsible for the effective management of day-to-day operations and long-range planning for the Arthur D. Jenkins Library (ADJL). Duties are performed in accordance with ADJL’s mission to foster and facilitate the creation of textile arts knowledge by collecting and making accessible resources on the cultural, social, political, technical and economic importance of textiles in human history. Responsibilities include collection management, archives management, resource description, reference, promotion and outreach, and provision of editorial support to museum staff.

The Senior Library Associate will:

  • Develop and implement the library’s strategic goals, policies, long-range plans, mission, and other initiatives and align them with educational mission of the George Washington University while adhering to best practices.
  • Direct and oversee all daily activities of the library.
  • Collaborate with the George Washington University Libraries and Academic Innovation (GWLAI) and departments and as well as other research and academic libraries.
  • Develop and execute strategies to strengthen library’s scholarly role and stature as one of the top textile history libraries in North America.
  • Establish and manage the library’s budget, tracking all expenditures to ensure all essential services are provided.
  • Prepare reports related to library activities for the Museum administration; develop and maintain library record-keeping procedures.
  • Participate in the Museum’s Textile Working Group and the Research, Publication, Library, and Education (RPLE) Task Force.
  • Recruit, train, and manage library volunteers and interns.
  • Provide in-person, online and telephone reference assistance to the Museum staff, GWU community, scholars, and members of the public.
  • Provide library orientation and assistance to GWU classes and other academic entities.
  • Plan for future growth of the collection and select materials for acquisition; organize materials, including archival records, digital images, periodicals, books, and media, with special attention to materials produced by The Textile Museum; oversee collection maintenance activities including preservation, shelving, digitization, de-accessioning and offsite storage of materials.
  • Maintain collections management policy in line with the missions of the Museum and GWU.
  • Develop roadmap for digitization of library’s print and archival collections; establish and maintain digital repositories and archives.
  • Plan for and implement acquisition of research archives in accordance with the library’s archives development policy.
  • Maintain vertical file collections.
  • Guide all library technical services activities.
  • Manage the ongoing migration of the ADJL catalog to the Washington Research Libraries Consortium catalog on the ALMA platform.
  • Select and index textile-related serial citations.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other galleries, libraries, archives, and museums.
  • Contribute to library fundraising efforts by working with the development department to develop proposals, identify funding sources, and engage with donors/potential donors.
  • Coordinate and mount annual Textile Research Day poster session for students and recent graduates who have engaged in textile studies or practice.
  • Represent the library in the academic community and maintain an active professional role and visibility by engaging in collegial exchange and dialogue as well as attending and participating in professional events and activities.
  • Promote a positive image of the library to the GWU community, donors, volunteers, other library professionals and the public.
  • Provide editorial support as needed to the curatorial department and Washingtoniana staff, including copy-editing and proofreading of exhibition materials, museum correspondence, collections justifications, The Textile Museum Journal materials and other documents.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated, cooperative, and flexible individual willing to strive for excellence in a dynamic museum environment, with exceptional oral and written communication and management skills.
  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science preferred.
  • Awareness of administrative and technical services practices in special libraries.
  • Cataloging experience with working knowledge of MARC, OCLC Client or web-based WorldCat, Ex Libris Alma preferred.
  • Experience in art/museum library is desirable.

Position: Collection Services Librarian
Location: Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library, The Catholic University of America School of Law, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Overview:
The Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library at The Catholic University of America School of Law seeks applicants for the position of Collection Services Librarian. The successful candidate will join an experienced, committed, and collegial library staff actively engaged in supporting law school programs, co-curricular activities and faculty scholarship. The position offers generous vacation, holiday and retirement benefits.

The Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library is located on the campus of The Catholic University of America, the largest university campus in the District of Columbia, and a short Metro ride to downtown D.C. and Capitol Hill.  The campus is ideally situated in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C., one of the most vibrant and exciting communities in the city.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the library’s catalog and integrated library system (currently Sierra/Innovated Interfaces), including, but not limited to, updates, data indexing and monitoring system performance.
  • Provide administration of the Library’s Electronic Resources Management systems.
  • Manage receipt and processing of all library materials.  Performing complex cataloging tasks and bibliographic problem-solving. Manage batch loading of catalog records. Establish guidelines and procedures for authorities maintenance and database quality control.
  • Act as the liaison to vendors that provide resources to the library, and participate in license management and review.
  • Help maintain statistical data for reporting purposes.
  • Assist with budget management including the preparation of the annual budget; monitoring budget; and preparing budget projections.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates the Cataloging/Acquisitions Assistant.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Library Science (M.L.S.) degree from an A.L.A. approved library school.   Knowledge of cataloging principles, as well as knowledge of integrated cataloging systems.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative working relationships.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Two (2) years’ experience in an academic law library.

Position: Metadata and Catalog Librarian
Location: Galludet University, Washington, DC

Originally posted on the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) listserv.

Gallaudet University Library in Washington, DC invites applications for a new Metadata and Catalog Librarian.

Gallaudet University, federally chartered in 1864, is a bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution of higher education that ensures the intellectual and professional advancement of deaf and hard of hearing individuals through American Sign Language and English. Gallaudet maintains a proud tradition of research and scholarly activity and prepares its graduates for career opportunities in a highly competitive, technological, and rapidly changing world.

Gallaudet University Library, a member of the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC), provides traditional services to University students, faculty, and staff in a setting that is barrier-free for deaf and hard of hearing people. It is also home to the world’s largest collection of resources about deaf people, deaf culture, and sign languages.
The Metadata and Catalog Librarian will perform original and copy cataloging for the Library’s Deaf collections, provide metadata for digital objects and collections, and provide expertise to assist other staff with resource management and control. The Metadata and Catalog Librarian will have a major role in implementing changes as WRLC members migrate from the Voyager ILS to the Alma library services platform.
A minimum three years of continual professional cataloging experience using OCLC, a major ILS, LC subject headings, and LC or Dewey classification schemes, preferably in an academic library setting, is required. American Sign Language skill, or willingness to learn and demonstrate competence within a reasonable amount of time, is also required.

Position: Reference Librarian
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $56,233 to $73,105 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the European Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is (input PD number).

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

Responsibilities
Reviews various brochures, catalogs, journals, and other sources of items for possible acquisition to develop collections in areas of subject of geographic responsibility. Uses standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform assignments, which may involve materials in multiple languages and writing systems.

Assists senior reference staff in determining the quality and usefulness of collection materials. Assists in developing strategies for the organization, storage, preservation, and service of materials.

Monitors the condition of collection materials to ensure adherence to established preservation standards and specifications. Brings deteriorating items and those with special needs to the attention of division management. Orients users and explains procedures and regulations governing use and handling of materials in the collection.

Provides reference and instruction to individual researchers and groups where needs are relatively easy to determine from client interviews in person or over the telephone, or from written requests, and the bibliographic source materials are of limited technical complexity and are readily-accessible, i.e., found in the Library’s collection or can be located within a database by use of standard search procedures.

Provides in-person and telephone reference services in a reading room. Responds orally or in writing to inquiries related to assigned field of responsibility. Searches standard databases where the information is relatively stable, such as for bibliographic citations of a general nature. Seeks assistance for locating materials that are not readily accessible.

Develops knowledge of resources in other agencies or institutions to provide informed referrals. Assists patrons with specialized collections under the direction of senior staff.

Coordinates the acquisition of items of limited technical complexity, or those easily acquired. Consults acquisition policies to determine whether items are appropriate for purchase, copyright claim, exchange, gift, or other type of acquisition. Examines recommendations to identify processing and custodial requirements and to identify out-of-scope materials.

Maintains liaison with recommending officers and subject specialists to coordinate acquisition of materials. Provides proper purchasing information and correct bibliographic identification to dealers, subscription agents, vendors, overseas offices, exchange partners, etc. Reviews and approves invoices for payment for all formats of material.

Assists in preparing research guides and finding aids on specific topics of recognized client interest using standard search strategies. Assists senior librarians in revising or updating research materials.

Identifies foreign and international print and electronic resources in a field of specialty to address user needs that are easily determined from interviews or written requests. Provides reference and research services of limited technical complexity. Prepares and updates standard guides to specialized collections and resources.

Qualifications
Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

  • Ability to provide reference and research services.
  • Ability to develop and manage library collections.**
  • Ability to use integrated library systems, applications, or other information technologies.**
  • Ability to communicate in Russian and English.**
  • Knowledge of history, politics and literature of Russia.
  • Ability to communicate in writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

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