Position: Reference Librarian
Location: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Salary: $78,592 – $102,166
Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.
This position is located at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), Research and Reference Services Library with a duty location in Bowie, MD.
The Museum is committed to cultivating and maintaining a culture of diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion (DEAI). Please click here to view the Museum Statement on Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion (PDF).
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.
Creates thorough, accurate, and well-documented responses to reference requests, based on information contained in the collections; maintains currency with new research, publications, and information services; and provides expertise in the field of Holocaust studies. Tailors complexity of the responses to the expertise and interest level of the individual researcher.
Suggests detailed search paths, enabling patrons to continue their research independently. Manages reading room operations, including technology, and recommends and implements enhancements. Advises researchers about restrictions on access to certain archival collections, and on duplication policies and procedures.
Participates in other major library activities such as collection development, acquisitions, bibliographic access, and collections management, to varying degrees as needed.
Conducts periodic inspections to evaluate the need for repairs and alterations, and/or replacements necessary to maintain the reading room and other Library space, shelving, and holdings in quality condition and prepares inspection summaries and narrative assessments of facility conditions.
Position: Reference and Instructional Services Librarian
Location: University of Baltimore School of Law
Salary: $65,000 – $78,000
Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.
The Reference and Instructional Services Librarian will teach in the legal research and citation component of Introduction to Lawyering Skills, Introduction to Advocacy, and the Legal Research Workshop. At UBalt Law we provide instruction in a variety of formats, including fully online, hybrid or blended, and face-to-face instruction. There are also plenty of opportunities to provide additional research instruction to law students through course-specific in-class lectures, topical workshops, and programs in conjunction with law school student services and career development.
Additionally, the reference and instructional services librarian is part of the team that provides extensive library services to faculty, staff, student publications, and organizations, supporting their scholarship, teaching, and administrative duties. Promoting and providing research services for law school faculty is a key responsibility of this position. The librarian in this role will collaborate with faculty members providing extensive research support and increasing the impact of their scholarly publications.
The successful candidate is expected to participate in professional, scholarly, and service activities, and be responsible for special projects as needed.
Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school and a Master’s degree in Library Sciences from an accredited institution.
Demonstrated ability to work with educational technologies and knowledge of legal research instruction design.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. An established record of service, individual work, and teamwork. Proven ability to coordinate complex activities with deadlines and develop new services.