Five Positions: Washington, DC

Research Librarian
Location: Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.

DESCRIPTION:
Williams & Connolly LLP is currently seeking an entry level Research Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Research, the Research Librarian position has primary responsibilities for, but are not limited to:* Perform cost efficient research over a wide range of topics including: legal, legislative, business, intellectual property, public records, news, medical, and social media;
* Work in a fast paced environment with the ability to prioritize requests as needed;
* Assist with the training of attorneys and staff on effective use of research databases;
* Knowledge and proficiency of legal sources including research databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, Accurint, PACER and the Internet.
REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate must be highly service-oriented with the ability to interact regularly with attorneys and staff. He/She should possess strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as the ability to multi-task. Ability to adapt and to learn new databases, sources, and skills are a must. The ideal candidate is required to have a minimum of:* A Master’s Degree in Library/Information Sciences;
* Library experience in a legal setting or professional services firm;
* Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and EXCEL;
* Proficiency with library software;
* Ability to lift & carry 15 lbs.
REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Master’s Degree

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Section Head)
Location: Geography, Political Science and Education Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences and Humanities Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $117,191 to $152,352 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the Geography, Political Science and Education Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences and Humanities Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 137599.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.
This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Position: Librarian
Location: Technical Services (Cataloging) Section of the Navy Department Library, Washington, DC
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
You will serve as a Librarian in the Technical Services (Cataloging) Section of the Navy Department Library, a branch of the NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups at the Navy’s Department Library.
  • You will use knowledge of specialized sources including structure, content and access protocols of relevant databases to produce selected and annotated bibliographies on specific subjects.
  • You will prepare a broad range of literature guides; and develop 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.

Position: Librarian
Location: Reference Section of the Navy Department Library, Washington, DC
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
You will serve as a Librarian in the Reference Section of the Navy Department Library, a branch of the NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups at the Navy’s Department Library.
  • You will use knowledge of specialized sources including structure, content and access protocols of relevant databases to produce selected and annotated bibliographies on specific subjects.
  • You will prepare a broad range of literature guides; and develop 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.

Position: Librarian for Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Collections and Initiatives
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Librarian for Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Collections and Initiatives takes the lead within the Library to develop collections, instruction, and programming to support the process to engage the historical role of Georgetown University in the institution of slavery. This is a three-year term position. The incumbent also collaborates with individuals, departments, and centers to address contemporary issues related to the legacies of slavery, such as our nation’s system of mass incarceration, unlawful discrimination, unfair housing, unemployment, workers’ rights, and health disparities. S/he directly engages with faculty in a wide variety of disciplines who wish to incorporate topics related to slaveholding and its legacies into their course curricula as well as with students, visiting scholars, descendants of those who were enslaved, and the broader community.