Ten Positions: Washington DC & Virginia

Position: Research Specialist- Training and Research
Location: Nelson Mullins, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.

Nelson Mullins, an AmLaw 100 law firm, seeks a full time Research Specialist – Training and Research. Under the immediate supervision of the Library Services Manager, the Research Specialist is responsible for responding to user requests for all types of assistance and is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, and staff. The Research Specialist will also assist with developing and implementing a training plan for attorneys, paralegals and other staff.

This position is open to all Nelson Mullins offices, with a preference for the following offices: Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; and Washington D.C.

Conduct high-level, customizable research in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.

Coordinate library services in assigned offices, including pro-actively interacting with attorneys and staff to establish strong working relationships to identify information needs

Provide on-boarding orientation and training to attorneys and paralegals in assigned offices.

Coordinate vendor-provided education firm-wide and align training with the Library training plan.

Work closely with the Manager of Library Services to ensure marketing of research products to attorneys and staff.

Maintain awareness of current legal and business research materials, techniques, and fundamental technological skills and resources.

Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.

Experience with creating Competitive Intelligence Reports is a plus.

Working knowledge of electronic research tools (Hoovers, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, Lex Machina, Lexis, Monitor Suite, Westlaw, etc.), Microsoft Office and ability to learn quickly and utilize additional software applications.

Knowledge of federal government legislative research resources such as CQ and Bloomberg Gov is a plus.

Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical and communication skills both oral and written. Maintain effective relationships with attorneys, staff and vendors.

Strong customer client service delivery and commitment to being part of an integrated team.

Educational/Job Experience:
Advanced degree required. Master of Library Science, MBA or JD preferred

Minimum of 4 years law firm experience, preferably in a research setting.

Position: Web Services and Discovery Manager
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $70,621 – $74,000

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Web Services and Discovery Manager is equally responsible for both the Library website and discovery services platform (Primo VE). This position requires current and relevant experience in both of areas of primary responsibility. In addition, this position oversees integrated web services and evaluation of the user experience as it pertains to the website and discovery service. The incumbent will implement, customize, and integrate web applications for the Library website and discovery services platform. Develops or supports applications to optimize discoverability of third-party research content. Develops systematic processes for website usability testing. Ensures that website and mobile applications are responsive and accessible. Works with library staff to facilitate, coordinate, and communicate internal changes and developments with the Library website and discovery service. Works closely with external campus partners and stakeholders to ensure that the design, delivery, and operation of web services are optimal and in support of the needs of American University Library.

Position: Resource Sharing Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Salary: $60,000

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The George Mason University Libraries seek a creative and collaborative Resource Sharing Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

The Resource Sharing Librarian is primarily responsible for the overall management of the University Libraries’ interlibrary loan (ILL) and document delivery services and also supports resource licensing to improve and maintain inter-institutional resource sharing and ILL workflows. This position reports to the Head, Resource Licensing & Delivery.

Position: Part-time Access Services Supervisor
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $17.50/hour

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The part time Access Services Supervisor is an 18-20 hour per week position that assumes the responsibility of managing the Media and Technology Services desk in absence of the full time staff. Ensures adequate staffing at the desk and provides support for the student workers in resolving user problems. Helps in the hiring, training and supervision of the student assistants. Resolves faculty concerns or issues with their media services reserve requests and technology reservations. Maintains the library’s media services collection and technology collection and ensures the equipment is functioning. Helps with desk coverage across all service points in Access Services and enforces library policies in a courteous manner. In addition, the incumbent has a general supervisory role over part-time student assistants at the two Access Services service points.

Position: Data Services Librarian
Location: Congressional Research Service (CRS), Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $83,398 to $108,422 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Services Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will develop data-related services for CRS analysts, attorneys and information professionals. The selectee will advance efforts in data management, acquire and curate data sets, manage data collections and facilitate the discovery of data sets.

Position: Librarian
Location: Drug Enforcement Administration, Arlington, VA
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It’s tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.

This position is located in the Financial Management Division, Office of Administration, Records Management Unit.

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

Provides original and copy cataloging services using references, standards, and automated bibliographic systems.
Classifies materials in accordance with standard classification schemes using manual and automated methods such as Library of Congress (LOC) classification.
Analyzes, evaluates, organizes, and disseminates information and materials in various media for quality, content, and effectiveness
Performs bibliographic searches, databases maintenance/input work, and indexing
Performs a variety of duties and task related to customer service. Provides efficient, courteous, and prompt in-person services. Assists patrons with use of research and reading room facilities including providing assistance with locating information sources and searching a variety of informationtechnology tools available to users. Communicates with other staff to ensure good customer service.

Position: Librarian (Manuscript-Historian)
Location: Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services., Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $99,172 to $128,920 per year

This position is located in the Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 137724.
This position is a non-supervisory bargaining unit position.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

Position: Librarian (IT) CG-1410-13
Location: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, DC
Salary: $107,267 to $178,807 per year

This position is located in the Division of Administration, Corporate Services Branch, Library and Public Information Section, Reference and Electronic Services Unit of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and supports the management of the Library’s information technology needs and acquisition and dissemination of online information resources throughout the Corporation.

Position: Head of Technical Services- University Libraries
Location: Howard University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Information

This position provides leadership for Cataloging, Acquisitions, Serials and electronic resources management for the technical service areas of the University Libraries and the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. Responsible for the maintenance of the Integrated Library System in coordination with the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC.)


Responsible for orienting and training others, and assigning and reviewing their work. May also be responsible for acting in a “lead” or “senior” capacity over other positions performing essentially the same work, or related technical tasks and reporting to a higher level on a formal basis.

Position: Trademark Librarian
Location: ASRC Federal Mission Services, Alexandria, VA

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

ASRC Federal Mission Services, a subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is seeking a Trademark Librarian in Alexandria, VA to support our on-going programs with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This is a great opportunity for a recent Library Science graduate!