Librarian II- Serials Unit- Enoch Pratt Free Library

Position: Librarian II- Serials Unit
Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library
Salary: $44,858.00 – $54,520.00 Annually

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is seeking a Librarian II for the Serials Unit of the Collections Management Department. Check out the link below to learn more about this job opportunity.

Librarian II – Serials Unit

Multiple Positions- Virginia

Position: Librarian Supervisor, Cataloging and Metadata
Location: Arlington Public Library, Arlington, VA
SALARY: $65,187.20 – $112,236.80

Originally posted on the Potomac Technical Processing Librarians listerv.

Position Information
Come enjoy the rewards of working in Arlington County’s fast-paced, participatory, and innovative government. Arlington is a forward-thinking community celebrated for its diversity, inclusiveness, concern for the environment, and urban village approach to creating exciting, mixed-use neighborhoods. Join an innovative team that continuously strives to anticipate and meet community needs, maintain rich library collections, and improve upon a 98% customer satisfaction rating. Metadata Services is part of a Materials Management Division that centrally acquires, catalogs, classifies, and processes all materials for a system that includes a Central Library and seven branches, and maintains the integrity of a database of 300,000+ catalog records.

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Position: Library Technical Operations Director (Management Analyst IV)
Location: Fairfax County Government, Virginia
Salary: $77,362.00 – $128,937.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Description
Serves as one of three division directors who assist in developing management policy, strategic goals, and objectives for the agency. Provides oversight for collection services and acquisitions, cataloging, and processing, which is responsible for purchasing and processing the library’s collection. Provides system leadership on collection issues ensuring alignment with the Fairfax County Public Library strategic plan. Work towards innovative, creative solutions for technical operations services and material management. Balances and supports the entire collection, print and electronic.

Multiple Positions- Washington DC

Position: Librarian (Reference Librarian)
2 vacancies
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451299800/

The Serial and Government Publications Division serves as a primary access point for a wide variety of serial collections and is responsible for the development and management of its custodial collections. Custodial collections include foreign and domestic newspapers, unbound periodicals, government publications (GPO Depository), intergovernmental publications and documents (United Nations), and other specialized serial collections. Reference assistance is provided to onsite researchers through the Newspaper & Current Periodical Room, and offsite reference service by telephone, by correspondence, and by e-mail and CHAT. Clients include Congress, Foreign and US Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and scientific institutions, the professional and business communities, and the general public. Reference librarians produce bibliographic publications, online reference tools, and scholarly programs relating to serial collections. Through their knowledge of the Library’s serial collections and collections of similar institutions, reference librarians play and active role in developing the collections for future users.

The position description number for this position is 132599.

Position: Librarian
2 vacancies
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451342700/

The Reference Librarian is a knowledge navigator responsible for providing reference, research, consultation, and liaison services; instructions and training; and security for Prints and Photographs Division collections. P&P holds more than 14 million items in a variety of visual formats in hundreds of individual collections stored in local and remote sites. The collections are among the Library’s most varied in medium, format, physical condition, and intellectual property rights requirements, with attendant concerns for security, preservation, and safe handling. The collections are accessed by means of complex, diverse, and often multi-layered intellectual controls and surrogates in written, filmed, and digital forms. As one of the largest pictorial archives in the world, P&P plays a critical role in establishing a positive image of the Library and furthering the Library’s goal of providing a high level of responsive, effective, and professional public access and outreach services to the full range of Library users worldwide, including members of Congress and their staff, other agencies, scholars, researchers, and mass media.

This position is located in the Reference Section, Prints and Photographs Division, Collections and Services Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 247166.

Position: Library Technician
Location: Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcements available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451507600/

This position is located in the Research Services Division, National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) Library, Smithsonian Libraries (SIL), Smithsonian Institution (SI) in Washington, D. C. As a Library Technician for the NMAAHC Library you will report to the Branch Librarian. You will support the NMAAHC Library by performing technical and quasi-professional operations in the areas of acquistions and serials processing; collection preservation; and reference, circulation, and interlibrary loan management.

The NMAAHC is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. When the NMAAHC opens on September 24, 2016, it will be the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

Multiple Positions- Maryland

Position: Library Services Specialist – Interlibrary Loan
Location: Towson University

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University is currently accepting applications for a Library Services Specialist to work in the Interlibrary Loan Department.
This department obtains materials not available from the University of Maryland and Affiliated Institution (USMAI) libraries for Towson University students, faculty, and staff, and lends materials from the Cook Library collection to non-USMAI libraries.

Description
Process all interlibrary loan requests following guidelines and standards established nationally for ILL; perform both borrowing and lending interlibrary loan duties in a quick, efficient and courteous manner, utilizing appropriate interlibrary loan software. Assist all users in requesting material through interlibrary loan in person, by phone or electronically. Read ILL E-mails daily, handling questions and problems immediately, and referring them to the AUL for Access & Outreach Services when appropriate.
Implement effective and efficient workflows and monitor daily progress of requests. In collaboration with the AUL for Access & Outreach Services, create or revise interlibrary loan policies and procedures. In collaboration with the AUL for Access & Outreach Services, review and update student assistant job descriptions.
Trains and leads student assistants, assigning daily duties, assists AUL for Access & Outreach Services in evaluating the performance of student assistants.

To Apply:
Please fully complete the online application. A cover letter and resume are requested but not required.

Position: Area Manager West
Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS)
Salary: $70 – $85k DOQ. Generous benefits package.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Description
PGCMLS is seeking a dynamic Area Manager for its west area branches in Prince George’s County including Hyattsville, Bladensburg, Mount Rainier and New Carrollton. This position plays a key role in the administration and delivery of customer-focused library services. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to serving a diverse community, demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, excellent communication skills, and innovative and forward thinking ideas. Foreign language skills are a plus! We offer excellent benefits and the chance to work in an informal, but professional environment. Bring your gifts to our team!

Position: Community Branch Manager I
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $59,451.00 – $99,018.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Responsibilities include:
Professional, managerial level work in supervising the operations of a community branch, serving as a member of the Library’s management team and advocating for library services. Works as a professional librarian to provide direct public service.

Four Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Business Intelligence Research Specialist
Location: Wiley Rein LLP – Washington, DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH SPECIALIST – POSITION SUMMARY:

This role will be responsible for providing attorneys and staff with a consistently high level of research support. Uses an extensive collection of internal and external resources to perform legal research and to gather, filter, synthesize, organize, and deliver business/competitive intelligence information in support of firm-wide business and client development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reference and Research

Provide outstanding assistance to all firm personnel in response to any business related information needs, including but not limited to traditional legal research support, new business intake research, client & industry research and forecasting, and current awareness & news support.
Responsible for providing accurate and timely answers to general research questions from attorneys and staff of the firm.
Conduct in-depth research on specific topics as assigned, presenting results in a thoughtful and useful format.
Synthesize research results, create value added charts and graphics as necessary, or use other methods to add value and clarity to raw research data – with the goal of enhancing value to the firm and provide a foundation for competitive intelligence.
Manage content on the firm’s Library Intranet page as well as collaborate with and support the firm’s Intranet Content Specialist on broader efforts to provide value added content through the firm Intranet as directed.
Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS REQUIRED:

4 year college degree required. MLS, JD or MBA correlated business degree preferred, preferably with legal and business research emphasis.
2-3 years reference and research experience, preferably in a law firm or business setting.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced research skills with online searching in corporate databases (such as Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Monitor Suite, etc.), web page development experience. Knowledge of Sharepoint a plus.
Must demonstrate project management skills, customer service skills, planning/organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication and ability to think critically.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to change, balance competing demands and interact with all levels of the firm.

To be considered for this position, a cover letter and resume must be submitted to the following link: http://www.recruitingcenter.net/clients/wrf/publicjobs


Position: Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management

Location: Georgetown University – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management

The Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Georgetown University Library, seeks a
Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management to coordinate the intake, processing, and ongoing maintenance of archival collections, regardless of format. The Head of Archival Processing and Collections Management coordinates, directs and supervises staff in archival processing efforts to provide scholarly access and to ensure long-term preservation of the collections, and coordinates collections management efforts for materials in other formats as needed. The ideal candidate will have significant supervisory and project management experience, the ability to think strategically about the description and management of special collections and archival materials, and a record of sustained engagement with the archives and/or library professions.


Position: Librarian (2 Positions)

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcements can be found below:

Reference Librarian: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451342700/
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 10/7/2016

The Reference Librarian is a knowledge navigator responsible for providing reference, research, consultation, and liaison services; instructions and training; and security for Prints and Photographs Division collections. P&P holds more than 14 million items in a variety of visual formats in hundreds of individual collections stored in local and remote sites. The collections are among the Library’s most varied in medium, format, physical condition, and intellectual property rights requirements, with attendant concerns for security, preservation, and safe handling. The collections are accessed by means of complex, diverse, and often multi-layered intellectual controls and surrogates in written, filmed, and digital forms. As one of the largest pictorial archives in the world, P&P plays a critical role in establishing a positive image of the Library and furthering the Library’s goal of providing a high level of responsive, effective, and professional public access and outreach services to the full range of Library users worldwide, including members of Congress and their staff, other agencies, scholars, researchers, and mass media.

Reference Librarian (Serial and Government Publications Division): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/451299800/
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Friday 10/14/2016

The Serial and Government Publications Division serves as a primary access point for a wide variety of serial collections and is responsible for the development and management of its custodial collections. Custodial collections include foreign and domestic newspapers, unbound periodicals, government publications (GPO Depository), intergovernmental publications and documents (United Nations), and other specialized serial collections. Reference assistance is provided to onsite researchers through the Newspaper & Current Periodical Room, and offsite reference service by telephone, by correspondence, and by e-mail and CHAT. Clients include Congress, Foreign and US Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and scientific institutions, the professional and business communities, and the general public. Reference librarians produce bibliographic publications, online reference tools, and scholarly programs relating to serial collections. Through their knowledge of the Library’s serial collections and collections of similar institutions, reference librarians play and active role in developing the collections for future users.

Two Positions – Maryland

Position: Senior Administrator – Public Services
Location: Harford County Public Library

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Harford County Public Library is celebrating 70 years of progressive and innovative library service and has been the recipient of The Daily Record’s Innovator of the Year Award 3 years in a row and 7-time Library Journal Star Library. HCPL has eleven branches, one administrative office and two outreach vehicles serving over 181,000 registered borrowers of all ages and has an annual circulation of over 3.8 million. Harford County Public Library is committed to connecting people with information and promoting the love of reading within the community. HCPL is looking to fill:

Vacancy #17-19, Senior Administrator – Public Services

Manages and oversees all library public service operations. Directly supervises 11 branch managers and the Community Outreach Specialist.. The Senior Administrator develops, plans and executes library objectives and translates into programs and activities that support public service goals; acts as liaison between branch staff, department staff and Senior Administration; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Come help us continue the excitement in Harford County. Applications for these positions are completed and accepted via online submission only. Visit www.HCPLonline.org to review full vacancy announcement and requirements and how to apply, under Library Jobs tab. PLEASE NOTE: The application cannot be saved and returned to at a later time. The application must be completed in its entirety prior to submitting. A resume is required for this position; however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of the online employment application. Do not state “refer to resume” on the application. HCPL is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an EOE.


Position: Object Cataloger

Location: Corestaff Services – Rockville, MD

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv.

Corestaff Service is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Object Cataloger on a government contract. We are recruiting for a museum or library professional for this project. The location is the greater Washington – Baltimore area.

This position is part of a team that examines, researches, and describes artifacts, and writes donor biographies and historical summaries for the Museum’s online collections catalog. The work combines historical research and object research to tell the story of the artifact and its owner within the context of the Holocaust and World War II.

Qualifications include:

excellent research and record keeping skills
experience in the handling of delicate artifacts
experience with collections management and research databases

consistency and attention to accuracy and detail

ability to analyze information and complete complex research projects
strong writing skills and ability to follow editorial and format guidelines
strong work ethic, with the ability to work both collaboratively and independently

Duties include:

handling, examining, and describing delicate objects of various types
reviewing and assessing accession and donor documents
critical analysis of source information and synthesizing complex research
creating detailed catalog records per project standards and guidelines, and in accordance with Library of Congress and other recognized systems
writing original biographies and object narratives from institutional files, databases, and other research
managing time efficiently, working on multiple projects, and following through effectively with all issues and tasks
working independently and as part of a small, high performance team

Museum and/or library experience with visual materials is essential. Foreign language skills are a plus. Object handling/description and/or research experience is preferred but not required. B.A. required, M.A. in Museum Studies, Art History, or Library Science strongly preferred.

The salary is $24/hr. This is a full time position with benefits, including ten paid federal holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave, Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliant health insurance and 401(k).

CORESTAFF Services is a nationwide professional staffing services firm, specializing in administrative/clerical, information technology and engineering, library/records management and human resources placements.

CORESTAFF Services is an Equal Opportunity Employment Employer. People from racial minority groups, veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. For consideration email your resume to contracts@corestaff.com

Library Associate for Resource Description and Access– Towson University

Library Associate for Resource Description and Access
Location: Albert S. Cook Library, Towson University

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Position Description:
The Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University is seeking a Library Associate to be responsible for ensuring that library resources are discoverable and accessible by library users. This individual would be responsible for: organizing, coordinating, and managing large projects related to the library’s print and electronic collections; cataloging journals and standing orders; managing holdings list of journals; training staff on the Content Management Department operations and processes; planning and coordinating training schedules and writing training manuals.

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