Multiple Positions- Washington DC and Northern VA

Position: Rights and Reproduction Coordinator
Location: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458345700/

This position is located in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. As a member of the Archives’ Reference Service staff, the incumbent has primary oversight for the fulfillment of requests from researchers and others for digital reproductions of the Archives’ collections and for supporting Archives’ staff in negotiating rights and reproduction agreements for the use of images in Archives’ publications.

Position: Librarian (Middle East Section)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458442500/

This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. Often there will be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. For example, staff selecting and cataloging materials from South America need knowledge of the Spanish language.

Position: Government Documents/Catalog Librarian
Location: Legislative Branch, Agency Wide Washington, DC
Salary Range: $64,581.00 to $100,101.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458483200/

This is professional work supporting the delivery of information services to Senate and Library staff, coordinating the Library’s participation in the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP), and contributing to national and international cooperative cataloging programs. Work involves performing a wide range of technical services and administrative functions to manage and provide access to federal government documents received through the FDLP, including creating bibliographic and authority records for new acquisitions, organizing and analyzing complex materials, and maintaining the accuracy of the Library’s bibliographic and authority databases. Work is bound by FDLP guidelines and requirements, Library of Congress classification and subject heading guidelines, Resource Description and Access cataloging rules, MARC standards for bibliographic and authority records, Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of the Cataloging Supervisor and the general supervision of the Head of Technical Services.

Position: Librarian (Reference)
Location: Office of Administration, Washington DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $84,044.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458491100/

This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), Library and Research Services Division. The Reference Librarian provides information and research services to officials and staff of the Executive Office of the President (EOP). Subject areas referenced include government-wide and/or national and international issues relating to policy-making at the highest levels of the Executive Branch of the federal government.

Position: Librarian (Recent Graduate)
Location: Field Operating Offices of the Office of the Secretary of the Army, Alexandria, VA
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457441100/

As a Librarian (INTERN) you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in digitization process and adding items to the digital library following established procedures.
  • Assist in maintaining, circulating, organizing, and cataloging library collections.
  • Utilize library resources to arrange information.
  • Assist in responding to patron requests for research and materials.

Incumbent works under closer supervision and works in a developmental capacity performing assignments and completing training, both of which are aimed in preparing the incumbent to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties outlined in the aforementioned job description. The incumbent receives progressively more responsible assignments as experience and training are received to the next higher level position.

Part-Time Reference Librarian- Loyola Notre Dame Library

Position: Part-Time Reference Librarian
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library is seeking a part-time reference librarian.  This individual will work evenings and weekends, 10-16 hours/week under the direction of the Head of Access, Research & Learning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staffs the research/information desk; responds to faculty, student, and staff requests for information in person, via phone, email, or chat.
  2. Assists faculty and students in finding materials and information using print and non-print sources with the online catalog, databases, related software and internet use.
  3. Assists circulation staff with patrons as needed.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Ability to gain a thorough knowledge of Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library’s policies and procedures;
  2. Ability to act as a representative of the Loyola ▪ Notre Dame Library to the public and establish good working relationships with colleagues, students, and faculty.
  3. Familiar with the principles, practices, and procedures for academic library service and the ability to interpret them to the staff and the public.
  4. Familiar with reference services, practices, and procedures.

Qualifications:

  1. ALA accredited master’s degree or a current student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Strong interpersonal communication skills
  4. Strong public service orientation

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in a residential area of northern Baltimore City, is a recently admitted member of University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) and serves two universities: Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning while Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total population of 7,448 FTE that includes 5,540 FTE at Loyola and 1,908 FTE at Notre Dame

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Part-Time Reference Librarian” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

Four Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Librarian (Acquisition)
Location: Department of Labor, Wirtz Labor Library – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 12/9/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458102700/

This position is located in the Department of Labor, Wirtz Labor Library (WLL), the mission of the Wirtz Labor Library (WLL) is to maintain and access information resource base and a configuration of information services in support of Departmental programs, Departmental agencies and offices, and the officers and staff of the Department.

The WLL maintains a large collection of legal, regulatory and legislative materials in a variety of formats and provides service and support to officers and staff of DOL’s Office of the Solicitor (SOL) and to other DOL agencies and patrons from outside DOL requiring this specialized collection.

This position has promotion potential to GS-12. Promotion Potential: There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions are dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher leve, and supervisory approval.

Contact
Tara Mable
Phone: 202-693-7689
TDD: 202-693-7758
Email : Mable.Tara.R@dol.gov


Position: Records and Information Management Specialist

Location: Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Wednesday 12/7/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457942000/

Duties

1. Serves as a Records Information and Management Specialist for the CSB, with primary responsibility for aiding in the electronic conversion and storage of records in the CSB Board, Investigations, Recommendations, and Administration files according to agency and federal guidelines.

2. Performs scanning/conversion of files, including hard copy, electronic and digital files and recordings, into established archival formats. Inputs all electronic files into agency electronic records management program (HP TRIM). Labels, stores and disposes of files in accordance with regulatory guidance and file disposition policies, and follows required procedures to maintain and retrieve files as requested or required.

3. Plans and carries out special projects assigned by senior staff in support of programmatic activities (such as FOIA) by gathering all background and briefing materials, and collecting and assembling documents and exhibits. Interacts and coordinates with senior officials and technical experts at internal and external organizations.

4. Utilizes office database software (HP TRIM) to input, maintain, and access files. Prepares and formats documents, papers, and other written or presentation materials to clearly convey information to various audiences, using proper grammar and spelling. Formats and prepares effective presentation materials for use by senior staff in making public presentations.

5. Supports Agency program managers in ensuring records creation, maintenance, use, and disposition are in accordance with this guidance and the Federal Records Act. Promotes effective records management throughout the Agency.

6. Supports the day-to-day operation of the agency library resources program, including the inter-library loan program, subscription services, and library resource tracking system. Reviews and processes staff requests for materials. Communicates availability of new reference materials to staff.

7. Updates information on the Records Management and Library activities on all intranet pages, including SharePoint.

Contact
Amanda C. Maes
Phone: (303)980-3836
Email : AMANDA_MAES@IBC.DOI.GOV


Position: Byzantine Studies Librarian

Location: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, a research center supporting scholarship in Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape Studies, seeks a Byzantine Studies Librarian. Byzantine Studies is the oldest and largest of Dumbarton Oaks’ scholarly programs and welcomes an international cohort of scholars for residential fellowships annually as well as other researchers utilizing the collections. The Byzantine Studies Librarian develops in-depth collections supporting scholarship relating to the Byzantine world, broadly conceived, with historical emphases on Byzantine art and architecture, archeology, philology, numismatics, and epigraphy. Byzantine library collections encompass current scholarship, rare books, archival photography, and fieldwork records.


Position: Archives Technician (Reference)

Location: Smithsonian Institution – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $35,265.00 to $45,844.00 / Per Year
Closes Friday 12/16/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/458195900/

This position is located in the Smithsonian Institution Archives and is an archives technician position. Its purpose is to assist the Smithsonian Archivist in carrying out the records management and archival programs of the Smithsonian Institution.

Contact
Shontel Ruiz
Phone: 202-633-6312
TDD: 202-633-6409
Email : ruizs@si.edu

Three Library Positions – Maryland

Position: Technical Information Specialist
Location: National Institutes of Health Library – Montgomery County, MD
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $119,794.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 12/5/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457704700/

The NIH Library is pleased to announce an exciting employment opportunity for an exceptional candidate to serve as a Technical Information Specialist. The NIH Library operates as the Division of Library Services (DLS) and is the focal point for the exchange of biomedical and scientific information vital to the support of the research activities conducted at the National Institutes of Health. DLS also provides information services and resources to several other agencies within the Department of Health & Human Services.

If you have experience providing outreach and leadership for digital initiatives (custom information solutions) AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library team! For more information, visit http://nihlibrary.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx.

This position is located in the Information Resources and Services Branch (IRSB), Division of Library Services (DLS), Office of Research Services (ORS), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Contact
Sean Stroud
Phone: (301)496-9961
Email : STROUDS@MAIL.NIH.GOV


Position: LATI Coordinator

Location: Library Associate Training Institute – Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

https://2017latispring.pbworks.com/w/page/113459308/Coordinator%2C%20Library%20Associate%20Training%20Institute

Job Summary and Essential Functions

Under the direction of the DLDS Liaison and the LATI Oversight Committee (LOC), is responsible for implementing the LATI program. Oversees the work of the LATI Virtual Assistant. Collaborates with trainers, Staff Development Coordinators, and others from Maryland’s public libraries to ensure that eligible Library Associates receive quality training that fulfills the requirements of state law.


Position: Social Work/Psychology Librarian

Location: Priddy Library at The Universities at Shady Grove – Rockville, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/48005

The Priddy Library is seeking an innovative and enthusiastic information professional who will offer liaison services to the psychology and social work programs at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). The incumbent will provide subject-specific information literacy instruction, manage collections related to assigned subject areas, maintain strong relationships with faculty and students in assigned undergraduate and graduate programs, and enhance curricula and research innovation at USG.

This is a part-time contractual position with benefits. The schedule is up to 32 hours/week.

Two Academic Library Positions – Northern VA and Baltimore

Position: Life Sciences Librarian
Location: George Mason University – Fairfax, VA

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Life Sciences Librarian

Description

The George Mason University, University Libraries seek to fill the position of Life Sciences 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.

Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for providing library services in the areas of reference, research, and instruction in support of faculty and students in the College of Science’s biology, system biology, and bioinformatics departments; and developing corresponding library collections. The incumbent will support researchers within the Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, as well as the information literacy programs developed for the College of Science’s Governor’s School, located on the Science and Technology campus. The position and reports to the Lead, Science and Technology Team and Mercer Library and will serve on Mason’s Fairfax and Science and Technology campuses.


Position: Customer Services Evening Supervisor

Location: Loyola / Notre Dame Library – Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is looking for an enthusiastic, customer service oriented, and responsible individual to join our Access, Research, and Learning Department as the Customer Services Evening Supervisor. Reporting to the Head of Customer Services, this position supervises the Customer Services desk during evening hours, working Sunday through Thursday, 3:30 pm–11:30 pm, hours will vary during summer and intersessions. The successful candidate will assist library patrons by circulating material, providing information services suppport, troubleshooting technology and hardware problems, and ensuring building security. The Customer Services Evening Supervisor also supervises student employees, manages stack maintenance, coordinates and compiles departmental statistics and completes other duties as assigned.

Position Responsibilities:

Serve as the customer services supervisor Sunday through Thursday evenings from 3:30pm – 11:30pm. Regulates that the library building is comfortable and secure for patrons in collaboration with Loyola Security.
Manage circulation functions, assists with print accounts and printing issues for library users.
Train and supervise evening Customer Services student employees in collaboration with the Head of Customer Services, creates training materials as needed for Customer Services student employees.
Assist the Interlibrary Loan unit with processing lending requests using resource sharing management systems and scanning equipment.
In partnership with the Head of Circulation, oversee shelving, shelf-reading, inventorying, shifting and cleaning of library materials.
Assist patrons in locating materials, providing appropriate referrals for research support to reference librarians or 24/7 virtual reference where necessary.
Provide technical support for equipment in the auditorium, screening room, microfilm and media areas.
In collaboration with the Head of Circulation, liaisons, and evening reference librarians, oversee, coordinate and mount book exhibits at the entrance to the library.
Coordinate data collection for the circulation
Serve on library and other committees as appropriate. Attend training classes, seminars and meetings to increase skills and keep up to date on library circulation trends.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
2+ years of customer service experience in a library or comparable public service environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, with a focus on commitment to delivering high quality customer service…
Strong organizational skills; ability to be creative and work independently with little supervision.
Demonstrated ability to work accurately and with attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to collect and compile statistics using established software.
Demonstrated proficiency in use of, email systems, internet web browsers and desktop office applications including Microsoft Office products.
Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
Ability to adapt to changes in policies, procedures and technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience providing high quality customer service in an academic library with a demonstrated understanding of academic library functions and standards and the Library of Congress Classification System;
Working knowledge of integrated library systems including Aleph and ILLIAD;
Experience supporting the use of AV equipment in multiple formats, high speed scanners, and microfilm readers;
Interest in exploring and supporting emerging technologies

About the Library:

The Loyola Notre Dame Library, located in a residential area of northern Baltimore City, is a recently admitted member of University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) and serves two universities: Loyola University Maryland and Notre Dame of Maryland University. Loyola University Maryland, a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities, is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning while Notre Dame of Maryland University is a leader in the education of women and non-traditional students. The Library serves a total population of 7,448 FTE that includes 5,540 FTE at Loyola and 1,908 FTE at Notre Dame.

The Library offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, access to dental, life, and disability insurance, as well as TIAA retirement. Successful candidates will be subject to a pre‐employment background check.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) work-related references with “Customer Service Evening Supervisor” in the subject line to Lorena Dion, Administrative Operations Coordinator: ldion@loyola.edu.

Part-Time Reference Librarian – University of Baltimore Law Library

Position: Part-Time Reference Librarian
Location: University of Baltimore Law Library

The University of Baltimore Law Library has an opening for a part-time reference librarian. This is a one year contractual position offering 10-12 hours per week when classes are in session. The opening is for Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. The reference librarian will staff the reference desk during those hours, offering research assistance to students and faculty of the Law School and to members of the public. Other duties may include compiling bibliographies, creating web-based research guides, and assisting other librarians and Law Faculty with research projects.
The successful candidate will have an M.L.S. and significant knowledge of legal information resources. A J.D. is preferred but not required. To apply or for more information, please contact Joanne Colvin: jcolvin@ubalt.edu.

Two Positions- Washington DC and Fairfax VA

Position: Library Technician
Location: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/457392800/

The incumbent serves as a Copyright Technician located in the Information Section in the Licensing Division. The incumbent will perform routine technician duties using the division’s manual and automated systems and resources. This position is accountable to the Head of the Information Section. While performing daily activities, the Copyright Technician is responsible for ensuring proper handling and security of Licensing Division materials.

Library Collection Services Coordinator (Library Program Coordinator)
Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Salary: $68,998.18 – $114,997.17 Annually

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Administers and coordinates the collection management and acquisitions department of the library, which selects, acquires, and manages all library materials. Responsibilities include:

  • Provides system leadership on collection issues ensuring alignment with the Fairfax County Public Library (FCPL) strategic plan.
  • Proposes and implements collection management procedures in support of library board and system policies.
  • Analyzes and tracks collection use and ensures responsive and cost-effective library collections.
  • Builds effective relationships with branch staff to ensure library collection reflects customer usage and trends.
  • Leads the library collection team to ensure communication of library policies, procedures, trends and provides techniques and tools for collection management.
  • Tracks publisher, vendor, and information industry developments to position the library to respond to and take advantage of change.
  • Leads, coaches and mentors the assistant coordinator and collection evaluation manager and leadership for the larger collection team.
  • This position works under the supervision of the director of technical operations.