Two Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Library Manager
Location: Holland & Knight LLP – Washington, D.C. and other

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

http://careers.aallnet.org/jobs/8901652/library-manager

Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers and other professionals in 27 offices throughout the world. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location. Holland & Knight is seeking a Library Manager for the West Coast region to be based in our Dallas, Texas, Portland, Oregon, Atlanta, Georgia, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, California or San Francisco, California offices.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include managing all aspects of library services for the region, including legal and business research, training and instruction of efficient research techniques and budget management. The librarian is expected to perform outreach, as well as be comfortable with emerging technologies and is responsible for improving access to online databases and Internet resources and providing training for such resources. This role requires candidates to have a progressive approach to Library Science, demonstrate initiative and work as part of a collaborative team on library-wide issues and projects. EOE, AA, M/F/D/V.


Position: Supervisory Librarian

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 4/14/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466495800/

Performs the administrative and human resource management functions related to the staff supervised. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.

Responsible for advancing the objectives of equal employment opportunity (EEO) by taking positive steps to adhere to nondiscriminatory employment practices in regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability.

Coordinates, determines, and manages projects within the section. Serves as a technical expert in the planning, management, and execution of digital collections projects and activities within the scope of the section.

Applying broad knowledge of digital libraries and technical solutions provides expert analysis and advice and develops solutions to solve complex issues and problems associated with digital lifecycle management. Identifies and applies new analytical techniques to address situations that are unique or not previously encountered.

Oversees the development of requirements related to the management of digital content under care of the section. Directs studies and testing of digital library best practices and standards. Develops cost estimates and IT investment packages to support digital content acquisition and curation programs.

Serves as advisor and liaison to the Chief of Digital Collection Management & Services Division on matters pertaining to digital collections lifecycle activities. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with Library staff at multiple levels and across service unit lines on digital collections management.

Coordinates digital workflow activities with specialists in curatorial units throughout Library Services, the Law Library, and the Office of Chief lnformation Officer.

Provides training and presentations to staff in stakeholder and curatorial units. Communicates orally and in writing to both technical and non-technical staff concerning digital collections activities.

Attends conferences/meetings to make presentations or for professional development to keep abreast of current trends in technology. Works collaboratively inside and outside the section to facilitate and encourage the development and implementation of institution-wide and national best practices and standards.

Library Branch Coordinator – Hagerstown, MD

Position: Library Branch Coordinator
Location: Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library – Hagerstown, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library located in Hagerstown, MD has an immediate FT opening for a Library Branch Coordinator in the County Services Department. Includes benefits. This individual is responsible for administrative leadership in supervising all aspects of 7 Branch Libraries within the Washington County area. He/She is responsible for developing and maintaining work standards that emphasize customer service, effective communication, and ethical behavior. He/she will set goals and priorities, develop and monitor reports, administer projects and evaluate personnel and services. He/She will serve as the primary point person for the branch libraries, oversee the development of new and existing branch staff through training and coaching. And other duties as assigned. KSA: BA; strong computer skills a must, excellent oral and written communication skills – flexibility and initiative. Previous library experience desired.
Applications must be received no later than 5 PM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. To apply: please complete and forward an application, cover letter and resume to the Adm. Office, Washington County Free Library, 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD , M-F, 9-5 at 301-739-3250 or download from website http://www.washcolibrary.org. An EOE.

Email: admhr@washcolibrary.org
Address: Washington County Free Library
Attn: Administration Dept.
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Fax: 301-739-7603

Impending Deadline: AALL/LLAM Grant for Annual Meeting and Conference

The application deadline for the AALL and LLAM  combined travel grant is Friday, March 24, 2017.

AALL and LLAM are offering a combined grant to cover the cost of registration and $500 towards travel expenses for the AALL Annual Meeting and Conference, July 15-18, 2017, in Austin, TX.

Selection Criteria:

The LLAM Grants Committee will evaluate an application on the following criteria:

  • Lack of financial assistance from employer and/or financial need
  • Promise of individual professional development
  • Relevance or expressed interest in Annual Meeting program or event

Priority will be given to individuals who are not previous grant recipients, who have not recently attended the AALL Annual Meeting, and who are active members of LLAM.

Responsibilities:

Grant recipient will write a 250-500 word blog post summarizing and commenting on a program or activity that was especially valuable during the conference.

Deadline for submission:  All applications must be received no later than Friday, March 24, 2017.

Application form: LLAM Grant Application 2017

Multiple Positions- Washington, DC

Position: Circulation Manager
Location: American University Washington College of Law, Pence Law Library, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $20.88 – $21.50/hr

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

The primary purpose of this position is to deliver proactive, professional, and efficient circulation/access services to the students, faculty, staff, and other patrons of the Pence Law Library in American University’s Washington College of Law.

Incumbents in this position provide coverage and supervision of the circulation desk for all hours that the Pence Law Library is open, including time beyond normal business hours, such as evenings and weekends. Responsibilities include supervision and training of part-time Desk Attendants, collection maintenance, and basic directional and information assistance to patrons. Refers reference inquiries to Librarians. Additionally, this position coordinates the processing of Reserve materials, utilizes advanced functions of the Sierra ILS Circulation module, and advises the Access Services Librarian on the day-to-day needs and concerns encountered at the Circulation Desk. This position may assist with Interlibrary loan requests and processing. This position is considered essential personnel in the event of weather and other emergencies.

The incumbent must follow American University and Washington College of Law Human Resources policies and procedures.

Apply using this link: https://jobs.american.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=6275

Position: Library Technician (Collection Care Technician)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $36,281.00 to $47,171.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466114900/

This position is located in the Preservation Directorate of Library Services and the Collections Conservation Section of the Binding and Collections Care Division. To assure long-term access to collections, the Library regularly labels, binds, repairs and provides custom protective enclosures for new acquisitions, at-risk materials, and fragile and damaged media in all formats. The incumbent works under the direction of the Head, Collections Care Section, performs repairs, and constructs housing and protective enclosures for the Library’s collections.

Position: Librarian (Serials-Arts, Humanities & Sciences Section)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $54,972.00 to $71,467.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466121300/

This is a cataloging position which focuses on serials and electronic resources. The materials handled in this position are acquired through copyright receipt and are primarily English language with some in other European languages. The incumbent will be expected to spend at least half his or her time working with the directorate’s increasing number of electronic serials. The incumbent will be trained to perform selection duties as needed for the directorate.

This position is located in the U.S. Serials – Arts, Humanities & Sciences Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences, & Humanities, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.

Two Positions- Maryland

Position: Library Director
Location: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The United States Naval Academy invites applications and nominations of qualified candidates for the position of Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services. Established in 1845 at Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval Academy is a Middle States accredited, highly selective, undergraduate institution with a diverse student body of 4500. The faculty is organized into three divisions (Engineering and Weapons, Math and Science, and Humanities and Social Sciences) and includes an approximately equal proportion of tenure-track civilian professors and active duty military personnel.

The Library Director and Associate Dean for Information Services, an administrative faculty position reporting to the Academic Dean and Provost, is directly responsible for the administration of all Library operations. The Nimitz Library is staffed by an all-civilian, user-oriented team of 30. The Library’s collections are aligned with the broader Academy curriculum and reflect the need to support the full spectrum of faculty teaching and research activities. As an affiliate of the National Archives, the Special Collections and Archives Department features extensive collections in a variety of subject areas ranging in date from the 15th to the 20th centuries.

Building on the rich history and mission of the Naval Academy, the next Library Director will provide visionary leadership to enhance the library’s value and role at the Academy. This search is for a proven, innovative library administrator who will capitalize on the experience and strengths of the library staff. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver with the energy to partner with institutional stakeholders and the strong communication skills required to advocate for the library.

Position begins on or about 1 August 2017. Applications will be reviewed beginning 7 April 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. For more information about the position and how to apply, see: https://www.usna.edu/HRO/jobinfo/LibraryDirector-17.php

Position:
Coordinator, Library Associate Training Institute (LATI Coordinator)

Location: Coordinator works from a home office and travels to library meeting locations around Maryland as required–usually at least 15 in-person meeting dates spread throughout the year. A significant portion of the work occurs in online meeting and classroom environments.
Salary range: $45,000–$60,000 annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

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.

For full job listing and information on how to apply, please visit here.

Three Library Positions – Maryland

Position: Acquisitions/ Serials Librarian
Location: Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Acquisitions/ Serials Librarian

The Earl S. Richardson Library is recruiting for an Acquisitions/ Serials Librarian. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of one of the Nation’s largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Managing, planning, coordinating and executing all aspects of the acquisitions and serials functions and services of the library; ordering books, periodicals, non-print and other library materials; reviewing and monitoring library material budgets and expenditures; providing statistical, financial, and evaluative reports; implementing acquisition and serials modules of the online library information management system; developing departmental policies and procedures; preparing correspondence; supervising, training, and evaluating clerical support staff and student assistants; compiling information about gifts; maintaining serial and microform files; scanning publishers’ announcements, catalogs and published reviews and performing other duties as required.


Position: Head of Access Services/Systems

Location: Morgan State University – Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Head of Access Services/Systems

The Earl S. Richardson library is recruiting for a Head of Access Services/ Systems. Interested candidates should have a strong desire to advance the mission of the department, at one of the Nation’s largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Duties: Managing the day to day operations of the Access Services and Systems Department; supervising, training and evaluating staff; leading the development, recommendation and administration of circulation policies, procedures and processes; assisting library staff and library IT unit and performing other duties as assigned.


Position: Associate Librarian I

Location: The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Associate Librarian I – The Fletcher Branch of the Washington County Free Library has an immediate FT opening for an Associate Librarian I in the Adult Info Dept. Rotating schedule, with alternating Saturday, occasional Sunday and evening hrs. Includes benefits. Duties include: Assisting the public in the use of library resources, facilities, and equipment; answering a wide range of reference questions by phone, email, and walk-in patrons; and other duties as assigned. KSA: BA; strong computer skills a must, excellent oral and written communication skills; flexibility and initiative. Previous library experience desired. Must secure MD Certification within 2 yrs of appointment. Applications must be received no later than 5 PM, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. To apply: please complete and forward an application, cover letter and resume to the Adm. Office, Washington County Free Library, 100 South Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD , M-F, 9-5 at 301-739-3250 or download from website http://www.washcolibrary.org. An EOE.

Email: admhr@washcolibrary.org
Address: Washington County Free Library
Attn: Administration Dept.
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Fax: 301-739-7603

Manager of Research and Competitive Intelligence – Washington, D.C.

Position: Manager of Research and Competitive Intelligence
Location: Dechert LLP – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at AALL Career Center:

Manager of Research and Competitive Intelligence

The Manager of Research and Competitive Intelligence focuses on overall management of the research process within the department and partners with other departments to ensure optimal workflow.

Essential Job Functions:

Research

Hire, direct, manage, and evaluate Research Analysts.
Conduct research for attorneys, paralegals and other staff members at the firm.
Manage research operations and set priorities among research activities, including large scale projects.
In consultation with the Director of Research Services, set and enforce reference service policies;
Manage the request tracking software and run reports as needed.
Review current and past matters to ensure that staffing if appropriate and goals are being met.
Manage Research Services staffing for project management initiatives.
Integrate Knowledge Management practices into overall research process
Develop and oversee a current awareness program that services the legal and non-legal staff.
Assist in cost analysis evaluation

Competitive Intelligence

Hire, direct, manage, and evaluate Competitive Intelligence Analysts.
Develop the strategy and daily activities for the competitive intelligence team
Partner with Marketing to set research goals
Attend Marketing meetings to cross-sell department services and learn about business development opportunities
Participate in resource development for CI
Evaluate and create new product offerings

Administrative

Work with the Research Services Leadership Team to move the department toward strategic goals.
Participate in professional associations.
Strive to fulfill department mission and to adhere to department and Firm rules at all times.
Practice and foster a culture of teamwork and cooperation.
Perform any and all other duties as are necessary for the efficient functioning of the team.
Other duties as assigned.
Regular travel to other Firm offices.

This position can be located at either our Washington DC, Philadelphia, or New York City Offices.