One Position: Maryland

Position: Supervisory Librarian
Location: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Salary: 122,530 – $159,286

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This position is located in the Library Branch, Research and Reference Services Division, National Institute for Holocaust Documentation (NIHD) of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). This position reports to the Director of the Division of Research and Reference Services. This position is duty stationed in Bowie, Maryland.


The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a federally chartered, nonpartisan institution that was created by the US Congress to serve as America’s national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and an educational institution dedicated to the history and lessons of the Holocaust. The Museum seeks to educate Americans from all 50 states and all walks of life as well as international audiences. The Museum has three areas of expertise: Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust scholarship and education, and genocide prevention.

In carrying out its important memorial and educational mission, the Museum is guided by its institutional values for our workplace: Honor the memory of the victims; carry out our work with dignity, humility, integrity and respect for others; and strive for excellence through teamwork, rigor, and a culture of continuous learning. Consistent respect for others is the foundation for trust, collegiality and inclusion.

Duties include:

The incumbent serves as the Chief, Library Branch. The incumbent serves in an advisory and liaison capacity to NIHD and Museum staff and management.

The incumbent oversees the daily operations of the Library Branch and helps ensure that the Museum’s policies are implemented for the growth and refinement, maintenance, use, and protection of the Library’s collections.

The primary purpose of this position is to conduct and implement national Library programs and services to resolve highly complex reference and information research; to develop new and innovative approaches to policies, programs, and methods in solving various problems which are inherent to expanding and improving library services to meet the information needs of the USHMM library system research and development customer base.

Serves as the Chief of the Library Branch, with primary responsibility for managing a national research library for the Holocaust.