Five Positions: Washington, DC

Position: Law Librarian
Location: Zimmerman Associates, Inc, Washington, DC

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

ZAI has a need for Law Librarian at a project located in Washington, DC. Knowledge and experience in areas; research and development; database management; Web design and content management; library product evaluation; and independent research and project collaboration.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead and work as part of a team. The Law Librarian must have experience in the following areas;

  • Reference and Research Services, including knowledge of methodologies for identification and use of sources for legal research.
  • Expertise in the use and finding of legal and technical information. Ability to teach library users how to identify and use sources for legal research.
  • Knowledge of varied formats of print and electronic creation, storage, and retrieval of legal materials that are created, stored, and retrieved in full-text electronic databases, including systems of national and state case law as well as statutory and regulatory materials published in full-text in online systems.
  • Library Management, including strategic planning, marketing strategies, productivity, and innovation. Specifically: The Legal System: Ability to locate pertinent legal materials and recognize their relative importance to the user.
    • Working knowledge of the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of United States federal and state governments. Knowledge of the legislative process and the materials that form the legislative history of statutes.
    • Thorough understanding of the processes by which law is created, including common law, precedent, statutes, regulations, and constitutions.
    •   Must have a working knowledge of legal vocabulary and terminology, including legal abbreviations and citation systems.

Required Skill Sets:

  • Master’s degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Minimum one (1) year of professional Law library librarian experience
  • Minimum/one-year experience: Areas of general professional librarian competencies include the following: Reference and Research Services; and Collection Management.
  • Minimum one-year experience working knowledge of the literature of the law, including primary and secondary sources, accompanying finding tools, and adjunct publications in all media formats (Print, full-text legal databases and microforms). Law and Ethics: Appropriately uses and disseminates legal information. Understands the legal complexities that affect access to and use of information, including copyright, PII and sensitive data
  • Familiarity with and understanding of legal requirements and ethical considerations of both the legal profession and librarianship.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products to include   Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience working with Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline or CLEAR Investigative database softwareApply at https://cho.tbe.taleo.net/cho01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=ZAIINC&cws=41&rid=1702

Position: Law Librarian, LAC Group
Location: Federal Government Agency, Washington, DC

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

Law Librarian – LAC Group

 

LAC Group is seeking a dynamic and experienced Law Librarian to provide leadership and supervision for a long-term contract with a prestigious federal government agency located in Washington, D.C. The Law Librarian will use knowledge of the literature of the law and library professional skills to provide support for complex research in legal and regulatory materials. In addition, the Law Librarian will supervise professional and paraprofessional staff ensuring overall quality control of work, and delivering timely services performed by library employees. This is full-time, 40 hours per week, fully benefited position, and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with strong leadership abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Reference and Research Services, including knowledge of methodologies for identification and use of sources for legal research.
  • Assist patrons in the use and finding of legal and technical information including providing instruction to library users how to identify and use sources for legal research.
  • Provide support for collection management, making decisions regarding the identification, selection, and acquisition of the legal and non- legal resources needed by organizations.
  • Provide overall Library Management, including strategic planning, marketing strategies, productivity, and innovation.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a master’s degree in library science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).
  • One year of professional law librarian work experience.
  • Areas of general professional librarian competencies include the following: Reference and Research Services; and Collection Management.
  • Knowledge of subject-specific selection tools and of acquisition procedures is essential.
  • Knowledge of varied formats of print and electronic creation, storage, and retrieval of legal materials that are created, stored, and retrieved in full-text electronic databases, including systems of national and state case law as well as statutory and regulatory materials published in full-text in online systems.
  • Knowledge of the literature of the law, including primary and secondary sources, accompanying finding tools, and adjunct publications in all media formats (Print, full- text legal databases and microforms). Law and Ethics: Appropriately uses and disseminates legal information. Understands the legal complexities that affect access to and use of information, including copyright, PII and sensitive data.
  • Ability to locate pertinent legal materials and recognize their relative importance to the user.
  • Working knowledge of the judicial, executive, and legislative branches of United States federal and state governments. Knowledge of the legislative process and the materials that form the legislative history of statutes.
  • Thorough understanding of the processes by which law is created, including common law, precedent, statutes, regulations, and constitutions.
  • Must have a working knowledge of legal vocabulary and terminology, including legal
  • abbreviations and citation systems.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of legal requirements and ethical considerations of both the legal profession and librarianship.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products to include Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Knowledge and experience in areas; research and development; database management; Web design and content management; library product evaluation; and independent research and project collaboration.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead and work as part of a team.

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2X1Zntg

Position: Librarian
Location: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC
Salary: $72,030 to $93,638

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by an Act of Congress in 1968 & headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Center provides an essential link between the policy & academic communities by creating programs & communication opportunities that examine current & emerging challenges confronting the United States and the world. It is a non-partisan/non-advocacy institution supported by both public & private funds.

Responsibilities

The incumbent serves as a Librarian within the Wilson Center’s Library, with different functional duties, but all serving to fulfill the research mission of the Wilson Center by providing access to and instruction in the use of specialized research materials in the social sciences, particularly those in public policy, area studies, international relations, and modern history.

Major duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Manages and requests materials for loan directly from the Library of Congress, inputs and maintains records for tracking, and ensures timely return of material.
  • Serves as a liaison with Library of Congress reading room librarians and Loan Division to negotiate and implement specific loan policies and procedures, resolve problems, and encourage use of Library of Congress resources by Wilson Center researchers.
  • Manages, adapts, and implements the Ex Libris 360 Core A-Z journal and e-book software program and other linking technologies.
  • Participates in research and planning for future technology acquisitions; works with library management and vendor on planning for future implementation of linking and/or content discovery services.
  • Conducts comprehensive library orientations covering Wilson Center and Library of Congress resources, and demonstrates use of relevant online materials, providing instruction in use of specialized information resources.
  • Responds to reference inquiries by locating bibliographic, factual and statistical material using relevant academic journals, books, articles from the press, and reports from a wide array of social science resources, particularly in public policy, area studies, international relations, and modern history.
  • Works closely with program staff and website manager to track Wilson Center publications, both online and in print.
  • Organizes publication listings and creates bibliographies.
  • Participates in planning, selecting or designing new database or other program to house citations and helps to design output to meet Center needs.

Position: Librarian (Digital Resource)
Location: Peace Corps, Washington, DC
Salary: $75,921 to $111,493

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Office of Overseas Programming and Training Support (OPATS). This team provides learning and performance in programming and training at posts to support volunteer achievement of Peace Corps’ three goals. The Digital Resource Librarian works with OPATS colleagues to ensure that high-quality resources and excellent customer service is provided to internal and external clients.

Responsibilities

The Digital Resource Librarian performs the following major duties:

  • Print and Digital Publications Knowledge Sharing, Production and Distribution System(s) –  Provides guidance on program-related or administrative policies as it relates to the most effective practices to curate, store and disseminate digital and physical documents and resources with particular focus on Programming, Training and Evaluation resources. Manages digital collections of Peace Corps OPATS publications on intranet/internet with particular attention to Workspace, PCLive, LibGuides and/or other relevant knowledge sharing platforms.
  • Information Resource Centers (IRCs) Support at Peace Corps Country Posts – Supports posts virtually in the planning and implementation of effective strategies for the establishment, development, and promotion of Information Resource Centers in Peace Corps country posts around the world.
  • Headquarters Central Information Resource Center (IRC) Management – Develops, maintains, and updates the Peace Corps/Washington Information Resource Center, including digital and physical resources which serves as a model IRC for the IRCs at posts.
  • Orientation and Outreach to OPATS and other Peace Corps offices – Conducts clear, concise and well organized presentations to a variety of audiences, including OPATS staff, participants in Overseas Staff Training (OST) and staff from Regions and other Peace Corps offices with particular attention to Peace Corps PT&E resources as well as other IRC resources.

Position: Multiple Positions
Location: George Washington University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The George Washington University invites applications for multiple professional librarian positions through this open recruiting call.

GW Libraries and Academic Innovation invites interested information professionals of all backgrounds and depths of experience who have an interest in being part of a vibrant, collaborative, mission-driven academic service organization to apply to work with us. Multiple librarian positions will be filled from this announcement, including:

  • Collections Strategist
  • Digital Services Manager
  • Director of Resource Description
  • Instructional Design Librarian
  • Metadata Librarian
  • National Education Association (NEA) Archivist, Rank I/II/III
  • Research Services Librarian
  • Research Services Librarian for Undergraduate Research
  • Software Developer

Unless noted, all positions will be recruited as open rank. More information about each role is available at https://library.gwu.edu/about/organization/jobs/librarian

Librarians at GWLAI work closely with faculty, students, and a broad range of partners on and off campus to achieve GW’s aspirations to excellence as a comprehensive global research university. Librarians support the research life cycle by providing leadership across functions. They are active instruction partners across disciplines; advise on technical strategies for data analysis; steward resources; manage, develop, describe, and digitize collections; illuminate GW’s specialized, unique, and archival content; develop software and teach programming languages; advocate for equal access and affordability in higher education; design curricula; advise on strategies for navigating the scholarly publishing landscape; and partner with other libraries across the region to provide comprehensive access to research materials. Successful candidates will demonstrate a collaborative spirit; a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging; creativity, flexibility, and a willingness to contribute to the core functions of the library while exercising expertise in a particular area of practice.

https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/72518