Four Positions: Maryland

Position: Supervisory Librarian
Location: Agricultural Research Service, Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD
Salary: $114,590 to $148,967 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Data Production Division, Digitization and Access Branch, Beltsville, MD.

The mission of the Data Production Division is to acquire materials in agriculture and the related disciplines, digitize content of National Agricultural Library (NAL) collections, provide bibliographic access, produce metadata, produce content of AGRICOLA database, and to develop the National Agricultural Library Thesaurus (NALT).

The incumbent serves as the Chief of the Digitization and Access Branch, and is responsible for policy making, planning, directing and evaluating program requirements, activities, and functions of the digitization and physical collections programs. Incumbent provides leadership, management and vision for the strategic development of programs, products and services that increase access to NAL collections while protecting and preserving them for future generations.

Responsibilities
Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:
Directs, leads, and supervises the Digitization and Access Branch staff engaged in performing functions of the Branch.
Develops policies, plans, standards, and objectives.
Manages and directs utilization of resources.
Provides authoritative guidance and leadership for digitization, metadata processing, collections management and curation to support NAL’s mission, goals, and objectives.
Fosters an innovative environment for learning, sharing, and problem-solving across organizational boundaries by maintaining a continuing exchange of ideas with NAL and other librarians, information professionals, the scientific community, and commercial entities.

Position: Middle School Library Assistant
Location: Gilman School, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary:

Gilman School, a leading Kindergarten through 12th grade independent day school for boys, is seeking a full-time (10 month), creative, organized, and collaborative Library Assistant for the Middle School Library. The responsibilities for this position include assisting in day to day library activities including, but not limited to, checkout, shelving, maintaining heavily used physical space; handling circulation duties, including reports and overdue notices; and managing periodical subscriptions.

The ideal candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with students and adults; excellent oral and written communication skills; organizational skills with attention to detail; encourage an atmosphere that is welcoming to students and conducive to study; commitment to working in and fostering an inclusive community; good customer service skills; and a willingness to keep up with changing technologies.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Technologically experienced.
  • Knowledge of Google products
  • Expertise in technology implementation, specifically the iPad.
  • Database management experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills appropriate for various age groups.
  • Great at multitasking with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • Team player.
  • Self-starter with initiative.
  • Ability to endure physical tasks associated with maintaining books and equipment, including carrying and shelving books, and pushing book carts.
  • Previous library experience, preferred.

Position: Library Media Specialist
Location: Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $48,430-$85,700

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Mount Royal Elementary/Middle School in the historic Bolton Hill neighborhood of Baltimore, MD is seeking an energetic and collaborative librarian to manage our library operations and deliver high-quality library services to our students. Our school has a vibrant and dedicated volunteer program that assists the librarian in day-to-day tasks of the library, such as re-shelving books, cataloging new items, and circulating materials.

This position will be offered on a full-time or part-time schedule, dependent on the candidate. Maryland Educator certification is not required to be employed as a direct-hire contractor by The Mount Royal School. However, in order to be hired as an employee of the Baltimore City Public Schools District as a librarian/media specialist, the candidate must have a teaching certificate and be a certified Library Media Specialist.

This position is part of an expedited hiring process. The interviewing process will begin the week of July 23, 2018 with the expectation of extending an offer to the right candidate by August 1, 2018.

A Master’s degree in library sciences, education, or related field is required. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.

Recent graduates encouraged to apply!

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Jaime Blanck at mount.royal.library.66@gmail.com

Position: User Experience Librarian
Location: University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Discovery and Metadata Services Department Head, the User Experience Librarian coordinates the Libraries’ user experience efforts across Library resources and spaces. This new position will cultivate relationships with the Libraries’ various user communities, and utilize information gathered from these relationships, as well as data gathered from Library systems, to identify and prioritize users’ needs as they pertain to the Libraries’ resources. The User Experience Librarian would act as a bridge between subject liaisons, Digital Programs and Initiatives (DPI), and Library users. This position would utilize data collected from our users as well as from our systems in order to evaluate and shape the Libraries’ tools, systems, and metadata to best serve our users. Working collaboratively, the incumbent will be responsible for initiating and implementing programming, activities, and projects designed to improve the overall user experience of the Libraries. S/He will represent the department as a member of the Web Advisory Committee, collaborating across divisions and departments in order to help promote a seamless user experience for staff and users.

As a member of the Library faculty, the incumbent has an obligation to remain professionally informed and acquire new skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to improve work processes, sharing them with appropriate colleagues. The incumbent is encouraged to attend professional development offerings in the areas related to assigned responsibilities and engage in service and scholarship opportunities as appropriate.

Three Positions: Washington DC

Position: Librarian (Senior Library Information Systems Specialist)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $96,970 to $126,062 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position serves as a Senior Library Information Systems Specialist and is located in the Policy and Standards Division and reports to the Chief, Policy Standards Division. The Senior Library Information Systems Specialist leads the Library’s efforts to disseminate library documentation digitally, which is critical to the Library’s role as a leader in library standards development. Plans, researches and develops projects based on requirements development, information storage strategies, retrieval technologies, and performs highly technical tests in support of the agency’s metadata documentation program. Recommends changes to policy and procedures with potentially significant impacts on the Library’s dissemination of data that serve as the authoritative source of metadata documentation for research collections of national and international significance.

This position is located in the Policy and Standards Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.

The position description number for this position is 373631.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit positions.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

Responsibilities
The position uses a mastery of acquisitions, cataloging, classification, metadata technologies and library automation techniques and principles to research, analyze and specify detailed functional requirements for new or enhanced products and services. Participates fully in new metadata standards and policy development. Solves highly complex and technical problems within library automation and library technology and makes significant recommendations to change, interpret or develop innovative and important products, information policies, programs, approaches or analysis methods. Formulates and executes plans and procedures with full technical responsibility for interpretation of findings. Evaluates, acquires, adapts and maintains automated systems. The position stays abreast of new developments in disseminating information using advanced library automation and technology and develops policies, programs, services and products for the division. Methods and techniques developed serve as models for other libraries outside the agency.

Develops functional requirements that emphasize and relate both the needs and abilities of senior librarians in metadata creation and usage of metadata products by professional or novice library patrons. Working with appropriate OCIO staff, develops system test plans involving numerous and diverse data conditions and procedures to ensure that the online products are authoritative and in conformance with all applicable standards accepted by national and international libraries.

Applies original and creative thinking to the analysis and implementation of requests for new or enhanced products or other metadata automation support to determine the feasibility of requests and to ensure that user requirements are satisfied using methods that maximize benefits and minimize costs. Identifies and recommends new methods and approaches as needed. Evaluates new automation support and services for procurement.

Establishes and maintains consultative relationships, using advanced communication skills, with planning staff and administrative or operations officers in other service units and in external organizations, both national and international, to facilitate the exchange of vital planning and technical information.

Prepares written reports and presentations for delivery at meetings and conferences. Briefs visitors from the national and international library community on technical aspects of the service unit’s information distribution program. Elicits understanding, acceptance, and active support for Library services, policies, and procedures. Develops instructional material and guidelines for use with metadata products nationally and internationally.

Position: Branch Manager (Supervisory Librarian)
Location: DC Public Library

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Duties

The incumbent is responsible for the efficient and customer service oriented operation of the branch or a central library department. This position plays a leadership role in system wide projects; interprets and assists with the development of DC Public Library policies in managing the branch or a central library department. Consults with the supervisor on complex situations but generally functions independently. Using independent judgment and initiative, the incumbent directs, organizes and plans the operation and activities of the local branch library or central library department.

  • Develops goals and objectives and makes general assignment of duties to staff.
  • Coordinates staff activities, ensuring adherence to policies and procedures, administrative orders, union contracts, and personnel rules and regulations.
  • Prepares and revises branch schedules to provide adequate coverage of public service.
  • Participates in training workshops, meetings, seminars, etc., directly related to professional development.
  • Performs supervisory personnel functions within the branch.
  • Creates performance plans and writes performance evaluations for staff.
  • Directs the professional development of staff and the orientation of new hires.
  • Leads librarians in designing services and establishing partnerships for the location that align with community needs and the library’s strategic plan.
  • Represents library at community events and meetings throughout the community and serves as liaison to location’s Friends of the Library group.

Position: Federal Librarian
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Six positions available
 
Library Systems & Services (LS&S) is seeking full time Librarians at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. This position will float between the John Adams Building, Thomas Jefferson Building and James Madison Building on Capitol Hill. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
• Maintains library collections of books, serial publications, documents, audiovisual and other materials and assists groups and individuals in locating and obtaining materials
• Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules and services
• Explains and assists in use of reference sources, such as card or book catalog or book and periodical indexes to locate information 
• Issues and receives materials for circulation or use in library 
• Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials
• Maintains reference and circulation materials 
• Answers correspondence on special reference subjects
• May compile list of library materials according to subjects or interests when needed
• May select, order, catalog and classify materials when needed

Three Positions- Washington DC & Maryland

Position: Maryland Historical Trust Librarian
Location: Maryland Historical Trust, Crownsville, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on ALA JobLIST.

Description
The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), the State’s historic preservation office, located within the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), is seeking an energetic, creative, and collaborative individual for the position of Librarian.

This position serves as the Administrator, Library Services, within the Cultural Resource Information Management Unit of the Office of Research, Survey and Registration (ORSR). The position is responsible for the management of all print collections, sets all library policies and determines priorities, establishes guidelines, and coordinates activities of MHT’s libraries and archives, all of which will enable MHT staff to carry out their responsibilities.

Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Four years of experience in administrative staff or professional work.
Notes:

Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Our Preferred Candidate Will Have:

-A Master’s degree in Library Science, Library and Information Studies, Librarianship, or closely- related field from an ALA-accredited library school or a Bachelor’s degree from an ALA-certified degree or certificate program.

-A Degree and/or relevant experience in architecture, archeology, or a related field.

-Experience with or advanced knowledge of architectural and/or archeological special collections.

-Familiarity with SirsiDynix EOS software.

-Experience providing patron services in a special collections environment.

-Experience in development of online digital projects.

-Knowledge of MARC and non-MARC metadata schema.

-Experience managing both analog and digital materials.

-Proven ability to work with multiple cataloging and metadata content standards and controlled vocabularies.
-Knowledge of best practices for intellectual and physical control of collections.

Position: Reference Librarian
Location: LAC Group, Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:

LAC Group is currently looking for a Reference Librarian to work for a federal agency in the Washington, D.C. area. Reference and Information Services provides ready reference, research, and information discovery, collection development and maintenance, use of government documents, conduct proactive customized information service, instruction, and maintain electronic resources, and the library web sites. This is a long term, full-time contract (40 hour a week; Monday – Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer the phone, respond as appropriate, including transferring calls to the appropriate Contract Employees or federal staff. The Contract Employees shall greet the caller, respond to general questions about the Library, circulation or renewals.
  • Perform all interlibrary loan operations, including item verification, lending and borrowing, preparing and responding to request/loan forms, receiving and returning requested items, communicating with requesters and lenders, maintaining records, and reporting on interlibrary loan activities.
  • Recommend titles for inclusion in the library collection based on requests from library users, which occurs approximately once per month.
  • Respond to requests for information within 24 hours, even if the research has not been completed. They shall maintain regular contact with the person requesting information until the research has been completed and delivered.
  • Conduct research using a range of electronic databases such as Bloomberg, EBSCO, FirstSearch, ProQuest, and Westlaw.
  • Conduct systematic literature searches on a range of topics to support agency staff and program contractors and provide one-on-one and group instruction to customers who request guidance in using the catalog, online databases or serials, or other library resources.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited college or university.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in provision of reference services, including training patrons to use commercial databases.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with the circulation and acquisitions modules of integrated library systems. Knowledge of Sirsi preferred.
  • Experience searching online databases such as EBSCO, ProQuest, and Nexis.
  • Understanding of how metatags work and how databases are structured.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Attention to detail; demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Experience working in a customer service capacity.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • U.S. citizenship required.

Position: Supervisory Librarian
Location: Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, D.C.
Salary: $114,590 to $148,968 per year

Full vacancy announcement is available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the VHA Office of Health Informatics (OHI), Health Information Governance (HIG), and Library Network Office (LNO). The VA Central Office (VACO) Library is the departmental library for the second largest government agency, serving VA employees aligned under VA Central Office (CO), agency advisory committees, and Veterans. The VACO Library is a member of the VA Library Network (VALNET), a health science library network of national significance.

Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

The employee has management authority for all operational, planning, and administrative activities for the products and services provided by the VA Central Office Library. The employee provides professional review and refinement of the literature for CO staff, including those who work across the network at various medical centers;

Recommends and establishes the scope and extent of programs and services to be offered;

Establishes, implements and reviews program guidelines, policies, and operating procedures;

Ensures the development of a comprehensive, high quality online and print library collection (databases, monographs, journals, audiovisuals, etc.) that is broad in scope and penetrating in coverage to meet the information needs of staff, students, and researchers;

Serves as the expert in searching highly specialized biomedical, nursing, and allied health, as well as health management databases and the Internet;

Provides reference services to senior and executive level staff, national subject matter experts in health science, and agency advisory committee members in the areas of clinical care, hospital and health care administration, Veterans’ benefits, public administration, and other advanced fields of knowledge represented in VA Central Office;

Designs and organizes a distinct library SharePoint site to ensure access to all knowledge-based information resources purchased by the VACO Library and at the national level;

Serves as the first line supervisor for three GS-9 level library staff. Performs a full range of supervisory duties, including, but not limited to the following;

Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff, which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system;

Observes workers’ performance and conducts work performance critiques. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Resolves informal complaints and grievances;Performs other related duties as required.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Travel Required: Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status: Yes
Promotion Potential: 14

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
  • May be required to serve a probationary period
  • Selected applicants may be required to complete an online onboarding process

Qualifications
To meet the Basic Educational Requirements established for the Librarian Series (1410), you must meet one the following requirements:

A) You must have successfully completed one (1) full academic year of graduate study (or higher) in library science at an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor’s degree related to the position. (Bachelor-level transcript must confer degree awarded related to the position and Graduate-level transcript must show 1 full year (18 semester hours) in library science). Since many libraries are highly specialized, some librarian positions require knowledge of a specialized subject or field of endeavor. Also, since materials in libraries are often in foreign languages, some librarians must have a proficient knowledge of one or more foreign languages. For such positions, applicants must meet requirements that are directly related to the subject matter or language of the specialization. These requirements are in addition to the basic professional library science requirements that apply to all positions. However, these requirements may be included in or supplemental to those specified for all positions. The following specializations are authorized: biological, medical, social or physical sciences, education, fine arts, business and industry, humanities, law, music, engineering, and the Germanic, Slavic, Oriental, Semitic, or Romance languages. NOTE: Transcripts must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation.

-OR-

B) You must have a total of at least five (5) years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services. NOTE: Your experience must be fully documented in your resume to receive full credit and transcripts are required.

-AND-

In addition to the Basic Educational Requirements above, to qualify for this position at the GS-13 level, you must meet the following Experience Requirement:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-13) in Federal Service that has equipped me with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of a Supervisory Librarian GS-14. Experience must have demonstrated the ability to supervise and direct one or more of the functional areas of work covered by this series. Specialized experience includes: Specialized experience includes: planning, organizing, and directing the development and execution of library programs, policies, and procedures; carrying out administrative activities of a library system concerned with budget and finance, personnel, plant and equipment, etc.; performing duties that include serving as a resource for biological and medical healthcare related information; conducting comprehensive and complex searches of medical literature; working virtually with libraries via web applications; and maintaining and updating a library collection based on customer needs. NOTE: Your experience must be fully documented in your resume and must include job title; duties; month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week.

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IN ADDITION TO THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATION, YOU MUST ALSO MEET THE FOLLOWING SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR:

This position includes a Selective Placement Factor (skill, knowledge, ability or other worker characteristic basic to – and essential for – satisfactory performance of the job). Selective Placement Factors are a prerequisite to appointment and represent minimum requirements for a position. Applicants who do not meet it are ineligible for further consideration.
The Selective Placement Factor for this position is: Experience in medical librarianship. NOTE: Experience must be fully documented in your resume to receive credit.

You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:

  • Communications
  • Human Capital Management
  • Technical Competence
  • Technical Competence

Five Positions- Maryland, Washington DC, & Virginia

Position: Records Management Specialist
Location: Bluemont Technology, Bethesda, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Clearance: Active CI Poly Required to apply.

Required Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Applicable degree(s): Accounting, Finance or Business related fields, Archiving, Information Management, Library Science or Records Management.
  • Expert knowledge with the ODNI Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements.
  • Experience formulating policy, performing strategic analysis and planning, conducting program outreach, coordinating training, developing metrics, and ensuring that sound information governance and accountability measure are in place.
  • Ability to serve as an independent analyst applying knowledge of standard, well- established principles, concepts and methods.
  • Experience interfacing with Federal Government program offices to discuss new and/or planned initiatives to ensure policy compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience providing expert records management guidance and assistance to IC personnel, regarding the development of their internal project

You will also:

  • Assist in configuration and version control for the NCSC Records Control Schedule, Program File Index, and the Pre-Award Records Control plan
  • Provide RIM Services as defined in the ODNI Records Schedule for the National Counter Intelligence Executive. Maintain full awareness of the NCSC records storage, archive and disposition services to enable 100% accountability for all NCSC records from creation to final disposition.
  • Support NCSC in reviewing NCSC’s records and applying federal and ODNI guidance to identify those that may warrant designation as essential;
  • Support developing, implementing, and maintaining NCSC plans, procedures, and guidance to ensure essential records are protected and managed as part of NCSC’s responsibilities associated with the ODNI Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) requirements;
  • Facilitate the processes necessary to keep NCSC essential records identified, protected, accessible and immediately usable.
  • Review the NCSC business area for new or revised record series; drafting and revising the existing RCS in accordance to NARA and ODNI guidance, and drafting subsequent documentary materials.

Position: Circulation Information Assistant (Part-Time)
Location: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting resumes for the contingent position of Circulation Information Assistant.

This is a part-time, contingent position to start immediately with an hourly pay rate of $10.50, no benefits provided.  Evening and weekend hours will vary, up to 35 hours per week. The circulation information assistant will primarily work evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide service at the public circulation desk on the main floor of the Library, Archives, and Media Center
  • Work closely with student assistants in maintaining library services and assisting users with questions

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Computer technology experience required.
  • Previous experience working in a library preferred.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable; able to work evenings and weekends, and be detail-oriented, reliable, and dependable.
  • Must be able to lift at least 20 lbs.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.
  • Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Submit

  1. Cover letter
  2. Résumé (including e-mail address)
  3. Three references

Online at: apply.interfolio.com/50807.

Position: Customer Service Supervisor 
Location: St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting resumes for the full-time position of Customer Service Supervisor in the Library, Archives, and Media Center.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides front-line customer service at the library circulation desk, to the St. Mary’s College of Maryland campus and community
  • Supervises and trains student employees
  • Coordinates circulation desk operations
  • Answers basic reference questions
  • Assists users with equipment usage and troubleshooting

Qualifications: 

  • Associate’s degree required, but a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with library experience.
  • Strong customer service orientation, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills are desired.
  • Supervisory skills and demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to approximately 35 pounds
  • Must be able to perform tasks that involve lifting, reaching, grasping, stepping up and down, and kneeling
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, detail-oriented, reliable, and dependable.
  • Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered

Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Includes Benefits

Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), and three references and submitted online at: apply.interfolio.com/51251.

Position: Project Archivist
Location: George Washington University Libraries & Academic Innovation (Corcoran Archives), Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The George Washington University Libraries & Academic Innovation (GWLAI) seeks applications for a Project Archivist to manage the processing and selective digitization of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and Corcoran College of Art + Design Archives (Corcoran Archives). This position is funded through a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. This is a 12-month appointment and is not renewable.

The Corcoran Archives are managed by the GW Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). Reporting to the Collections Coordinator and grant Principal Investigator, and supervising two graduate student assistants, the Project Archivist will process the Corcoran Archives and manage a selective digitization project as part of the grant “Open to Interpretation: Unveiling the Corcoran Archives.” Processing will include bringing narrative historical notes created in 1983 up to 2014; developing detailed timelines with lists of events, changes in leadership, exhibitions, major changes in the school’s curriculum, and other key points in Corcoran history; and creating online finding aids to facilitate efficient, fulsome, public access to the Corcoran Archives. The Project Archivist will work in consultation with the SCRC Digital Services Librarian to manage the digitization of selected content resulting in the production of a critical mass of digitized content discoverable online. The Project Archivist will collaborate with permanent GW Libraries staff to ensure consistency of program implementation and to enable continuity of collection stewardship after the term of the grant.

The Corcoran Gallery of Art (CGA) was founded in Washington, DC in 1869 and opened in 1874. The Archives, a continuous historical record of the full 145 years of the Corcoran Gallery’s and Corcoran School’s institutional history, came to GW Libraries in 2016. Consisting of almost 2,000 boxes of handwritten letters, business records, photographs, posters, ledgers and thousands of architectural drawings, the Corcoran Archives dates from 1869 to 2014, spanning almost 150 years of the history of one of Washington, DC’s oldest and most important cultural heritage institutions. Read more and use the collection inventories.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating and implementing work plans for the arrangement and description of the records that comprise the Corcoran Archives.
  • Working with the Digital Services Manager, creating and implementing digitization plans for material preparation, image capture (in-house and vended), quality control, metadata creation, upload and cleanup.
  • Conducting research and writing comprehensive historic timelines and scope notes.
  • Answering reference questions related to the Corcoran archives.
  • Merging existing and new description within each record group to create a single coherent descriptive structure.
  • Publishing finding aids compliant with archival description and communication standards such as Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS) and Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
  • Hiring training, and supervising two graduate students. Students work will include historical research, data entry, scanning, reviewing and processing image files, creating metadata, and uploading content to various online platforms.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited library program, or a Master’s degree in a related information field by the appointment date.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working as an archivist.
  • Experience with archival functions of appraisal, description and processing.
  • Experience conducting primary source research.
  • Experience with archival materials in digital formats.
  • Experience digitizing archival materials.
  • Experience supervising staff or students.
  • Experience with archival collections management platforms such as ArchivesSpace.
  • Experience with archival description standards such as EAD and DACS. Experience managing projects, including planning, communication, and assessment.
  • Demonstrated communication skills with a variety of partners.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Other Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave plus 12 daysper year paid sick leave; medical; TIAA/CREF; tuition assistance.

Other Information: Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with institutional archives.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Review of applications will begin August 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
  • To be considered:
    • Complete an online application
    • Upload a CV and a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualification
    • Only complete applications will be considered.
  • The approximate start date for this position is September 1, 2018

Position: Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist/ SharePoint Community Manager
Location: IGC.technology, Arlington, VA

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

We are looking for a Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist / SharePoint Community Manager to support a federal client in Arlington, VA. This is a full-time role in a federal government facility.

Requirements:

  • Experience at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would be a big plus
  • 5-6 years of experience with SharePoint
  • Demonstrated ability to assist SharePoint collaboration users in;
  • Establishing, utilizing, and maintaining sites;
  • Organizing documents in SharePoint
  • Implement solutions using out-of-the-box SharePoint features and capabilities
  • Troubleshoot end user issues to root cause and complete and/or coordinate fixes
  • Manage and maintain SharePoint collaboration knowledge-base
  • Assist with the development and provision of training to end users

Duties – Knowledge Management:

  • Lead the development, implementation, and enculturation of the organizational Knowledge Management (KM) framework, strategy, policies, process, and procedure
  • Develop and execute the SharePoint Governance Plan.
  • Provide SharePoint architecture and content management support.
  • Develop and maintain the Process Asset Library.
  • Develop and deploy Office Communicator capability
  • Provide workforce with user training on SharePoint, PAL, Office Communicator, and other tools.
  • Support design, development, and implementation of automated Requirements Management, Configuration

Duties – SharePoint Community Manager:

  • Page Maintenance – Ensure pages are organized, up-to-date, and published for view, including a clear objective statement, a clean page organization, and links as needed for accessibility to the page
  • Discussion Boards – Ensure discussion forums have been monitored to ensure that content is appropriate, accurate, and up-to-date
  • Knowledge Capture and Retention – Ensure relevant new information/ knowledge generated over the last month has been captured and retained on the site
  • Business Process Automation using SharePoint
  • Other duties as assigned

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $150,000.00 /year

Experience: Sharepoint Designer: 3 years

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP): 1 year

License: SharePoint Certification; US Citizen

Five Positions: Maryland & Washington, DC

Position: Supervisory Librarian
Location: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Salary: $114,590 to $148,967 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary

The NIH Library 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. If you have experience in bibliometric and search analysis, reference and/or informationist duties, AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NIH Library! For more information, visit http://nihlibrary.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Responsibilities

  • Develop, monitor and oversee the Informationist program, which provides information services embedded as part of customers’ clinical, research and health policy workflows.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate the work of the Informationist staff, who work with scientists and researchers in their branches, labs or offices.
  • Provide technical guidance, leadership and administrative supervision and direction to staff.
  • Conduct periodic user needs assessments and program evaluations to assure that the information and education services provided meet the needs of NIH and HHS users.
  • Make recommendations for Division-wide policies, programs and services based on experience and knowledge of the biomedical research community and its information needs.
  • Promote good public relations with NIH Library users, interpreting their information needs through various needs assessments, surveys, program evaluations, comments, suggestions, complaints, or recommendations.

Position: Librarian III
Location: Randallstown Branch, Baltimore County Public Library, MD
Salary: $44,023 to $58,967 per year, commensurate with experience

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

About

At Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL), staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, developing innovative learning environments and creating gracious library spaces.  If you are enthusiastic, self-motivated, and open to new ideas, consider joining the library as a full-time Librarian III.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes four weeks of vacation, sick and personal leave, subsidized healthcare coverage, pension eligibility and other benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and online resources
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading, viewing and listening either for personal pleasure or professional development
  • Assists customers with technology-related requests for service including e-reader devices
  • Develops and maintains a portion of the library’s collection
  • Plans and presents library-related programs and outreach services
  • Serves on teams and committees within the branch and system-wide
  • As needed, serves as Librarian in Charge by handling customer complaints and resolving facilities issues
  • Supports innovation by embracing change, being flexible and anticipating customers’ needs
  • Demonstrates initiative by being a self-starter, rethinking processes and effectively solving problems
  • Demonstrates a commitment to teamwork by being an effective communicator and engaging in respectful and productive work relationships
  • Actively pursues continuous learning by participating in training opportunities and sharing knowledge in the workplace

Position: Research & Reference Specialist
Location: Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, Washington, DC

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

New locations. New business ventures. New career opportunities. Working at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is a challenging and rewarding experience. Our firm is recognized as the leader in providing legal and business advice to technology and growth companies at all stages of development. Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial spirit allow our staff exceptional opportunities for professional growth and exploration.

The Research & Reference Specialist will provide onsite and remote legal and non-legal research services for attorneys and staff on a time critical basis.  This person will work with traditional and online resources to effectively answer research requests, will collaborate with colleagues on research projects and co-manage the department’s email requests and reference desk assignments on a rotating basis with colleagues.  This person will coordinate training/orientation sessions, special projects and other duties as required.

We expect this person to be adept at communicating research findings in a clear and concise manner, conducting on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources and anticipating attorneys interests by providing proactive outreach on new resource or service of interest. This person will conduct industry specific research including complex SEC filings searches, M&A and public offering transaction screens, emerging and venture-backed company research and patent research.

This person will maintain proficiency in Firm technologies including document management system, password and research management tools and other applications.

This position will be located on the East Coast. This person will have primary responsibility for responding to morning reference requests, and will be expected to work the hours necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.  With librarian presence on the East Coast, we expect this person to enhance the library team’s reputation for high quality service and resources.  Some travel between firm offices may be required and providing back-up coverage in the event of other department staff member absences will be expected.

Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of library operations
  • Legal research experience in areas including corporate, securities, and intellectual property law
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills
  • Dedication to keeping abreast of new developments in research services and resource trends in the legal industry
  • Ability to promote the library by maintaining a professional, service oriented attitude and keeping current on the needs and trends of the firm
  • Demonstrated knowledge of library print resources as well as online resources including but not limited to WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Law, Capital IQ, Intelliconnect, Accurint, Intelligize, Lex Machina and Monitor Suite
  • Ability to quickly learn and use and evaluate new resources for use in the library and specific practice groups
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a high degree of initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact regularly with attorneys and staff
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work with teams
  • Ability to prioritize requests, work quickly and efficiently and rearrange priorities as workload dictates

Education:

M.L. S. from accredited institution preferred; equivalent experience considered.  At least three years of professional reference experience in a business or large law firm library.

We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. Visit our website here. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position: Research Librarian (Science & Technology)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $68,036 to $88,450 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

The Congressional Research Service (CRS), seeks a Research Librarian to join its Resources, Science, and Industry Division, which supports the work of Congress in issue areas including earth sciences, natural resources, environmental policy, energy and minerals, agriculture and food, science, technology, transportation, and industry.

The Research Librarian will provide reference and research services to CRS policy analysts and congressional clients, focusing primarily on science and technology, including cybersecurity and research & development. Candidates with a Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree and background in federal science agencies, emerging technologies, and security policies as they relate to communication and information technologies are encouraged to apply. Outstanding candidates will also have a background in public policy, industry, or legal research.

CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. As a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress, CRS has been a valued and respected resource on Capitol Hill for more than a century.

CRS is well known for analysis that is authoritative, confidential, objective and nonpartisan. Its highest priority is to ensure that Congress has immediate access to the nation’s best thinking on public policy issues of interest to its Members and Committees.

The position description number for this position is 336982.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

The tour of duty for this position is full-time.

Position: Project Manager (Rare Books)
Location: LAC Group, Prestigious Library on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

Originally posted on University of Maryland blogMLIS.

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Project Manager with experience with Rare Books to lead a team that’s responsible for converting cataloging data on printed catalog cards into online MARC records for a prestigious library on Capitol Hill. This is a full time position, benefited.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain an effective quality control program to ensure services are performed in accordance with this SOW
  • Develop and implement procedures to identify, prevent, and ensure non-recurrence of defective services.
  • Submits a quality control plan to the Library for their review and acceptance.
  • Lead a team that’s responsible for the following:
  • Completion of MARC bibliographic records for titles not already sufficiently cataloged in the Voyager catalog.
  • Completion of MARC holdings and item record data that can be converted by the Library into its system if not directly added/created by the contractor into the LC Voyager catalog.
  • Performance of authority work on all headings (name, title, subject) in the bibliographic records created.
  • Inclusion of 987 fields in applicable records to allow the Library to perform post-conversion work on titles requiring updates beyond what the contractor can provide.
  • Delivery of bibliographic records to the Library in a form that can successfully be added to the Voyager catalog.
  • Delivery of holdings and item records to the Library in a form that can successfully be added to the Voyager catalog OR delivery of holdings and item data (e.g. in the 991 field of the bibliographic record) that can automatically generate holdings and item records in the Voyager catalog.

Four Positions- Washington DC & Maryland

Position: Reference and Instruction Librarian
Location: Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Salary: $54,500

Full posting on the University of Maryland blogMLIS.

The Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library is an important member of the Information, Instruction, and Reference team. This position assists in the provision of information and instructional services to students, staff, and faculty of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and School of Nursing. Other duties include reference and systematic review consultations, distance education student support, and membership on various library committees. This position reports to the Associate Director for Education, Information and Technology Services.

Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provides reference and information services to patrons at the reference and instruction desk in the library, and remote reference service points.
  • Performs online database search services and research consultations as requested, including support for systematic and scoping reviews.
  • Participates in and designs formal and informal instruction and orientation programs for students, staff, and faculty, as well as community health patrons.
  • Participates in curricular activities for the three schools served.
  • Serves as an embedded librarian in nursing and public health courses. Acts as a librarian facilitator for the Clinical Skills and Reasoning program in the medical curriculum.
  • Participates in the departmental Library Liaison program providing instruction and informational services to various departments (both academic and clinical).
  • Participates in the provision of educational courses, workshops and seminars for various patron groups within the library throughout the academic year.
  • Contributes to the development and evaluation of web-delivered courses and instructional materials.
  • Provides support to faculty in creating and maintaining courses in Blackboard, as well as other educational technologies that facilitate online and distance education.
  • Creates research guides to support student and faculty educational and research activities.
  • Investigates new technologies and software to support faculty education and research.
  • Contributes to library marketing and communication activities.
  • Participates in orientation and training activities for new reference librarians.
  • Participates in collection development activities for the reference collection and liaison departments.
  • Assists in management of student listservs and library e-mail accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position: Digital Initiatives Coordinator
Location: Law Library, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC

Full posting on the University of Maryland blogMLIS.

Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for a Digital Initiatives Coordinator position, based in the Edward Bennett Williams Law Library.

Located in the nation’s capital, and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, Georgetown University Law Center is recognized for the quality of scholarship, its renowned faculty, and for its exceptionally talented and diverse student body. Focused on service excellence and innovation, it is among the largest academic law libraries in the nation and includes a comprehensive collection in U.S., international, foreign, and comparative law materials.

Under the direct supervision of the Digital Initiatives Librarian, this position is responsible for the oversight, maintenance, and advancement of digital projects and collections falling under the purview of the Digital Initiatives Department at the Georgetown University Law Library.

In this capacity, the Digital Initiatives Coordinator manages the production digitization of library materials, including oversight of the staff scanning team and student assistants. S/he will provide support and training in digital concepts and processes, as well as the use of multiple pieces of equipment for book, document and microform scanning, and associated software. The Digital Initiatives Coordinator will participate in repository ingest processes for all digital platforms, and will assist in the development of metadata strategies for digitized materials, including for use in digitization workflow tools and for migration to new systems. S/he will develop statistics and reporting methods and execute digital asset preservation actions.

Required:

Bachelor’s degree is required. Ability to organize projects and accomplish goals. High level of proficiency with personal computers and software, the Internet and library-relevant information technology applications; strong interpersonal skills.

Technical Qualifications:

Ability to perform command-line tasks. Familiarity with digital image editing programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge. General knowledge of how digital library collections and electronic objects are used in an academic setting. Knowledge of MARC, METS and Dublin Core and other metadata standards appropriate for digital materials.

Preferred:

Experience working in an academic library; expertise with an integrated library system; familiarity with digital library collections and repositories.

To apply for this position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University Careers portal (https://careers.georgetown.edu) and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Priority will be given to applications received by July 13, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Position: Librarian Cataloger
Location: ISoftech Inc. – Silver Spring, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Qualifications:

Minimum three years experience in libraries, library management and discovery systems.

Minimum of one-year original cataloging experience applying current standards and systems to include at least two from the following list:

Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2)
Machine Readable Cataloging (MARC21)
Resource Description and Access (RDA)
Library of Congress Classification (LCC)
Library of Congress Subject Headings(LCSH)
Library of Congress Program for Cooperative Cataloging (LC/PCC) and
OCLC Connexion.

Experience in cataloging, and providing metadata for, digital formats.

Experience in cataloging in MARC.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for cataloging, serials processing, catalog maintenance, and physical processing for multiple formats and locations.
  • Provide support for the creation, documentation, training, and on-going improvement of cataloging/bibliographic workflows through collaboration with library staff.
  • Provide support for enhancing access to print and digital materials.
  • Responsible for timely original and complex copy cataloging for library materials in all formats, including print and electronic monographs and serials, as well as other digital items, while adhering to Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO) standards.
  • Identify cataloging and collection risks and suggest mitigation actions.
  • Stay current with cataloging and metadata developments and provide expert advice to the library on providing access to information resources.
  • Stay abreast of the federal librarys system updates and enhancements.
  • Follow the federal library rules, regulations, and procedures.

Education: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school

To learn more and to apply, click here.

Position: Access Services Evening Supervisor
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library seeks an Access Services Evening Supervisor to serve at the Library’s Help Desk, supervise student workers, oversee building operations and security during evening hours, and perform other duties as assigned. The successful candidate must adapt well to frequent interruptions and demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility, and excellent customer service while delivering accurate, timely, and courteous assistance to a diverse academic community. This position requires a general understanding of academic library operations and demonstrated ability to implement specific library policies and procedures. Reporting to the Access Services Librarian, this position’s primary schedule is Sunday through Thursday, 3:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m. Adjustments in this schedule will be necessary to support the academic calendar, e.g., finals, summers, and intersessions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervises library operations Sunday through Thursday evenings 3:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m.
  • Supervises and trains student workers in tasks to support the Library and to provide excellent and efficient service using materials developed in collaboration with the Access Services Librarian.
  • Provides courteous directional, informational, and simple reference assistance to users in person, on the phone, and via email; refers complex questions to librarians as needed.
  • Uses the integrated library system (Aleph) to check out, check in, and place holds on materials for Library users. Also performs other advanced functions in Aleph when appropriate.
  • Troubleshoots minor problems with Library equipment e.g., computers, scanners, and assists users with equipment and room set-up within the Library. Refers copier and printer issues to designated contacts at each university.
  • Processes interlibrary loan lending requests in support of the Library’s 7-day-a-week service goals.
  • Creates displays in collaboration with the Access Services Librarian, liaisons, and evening reference librarians.
  • Collects data on services, collections, use, and facilities for Library/Department/Unit assessment.
  • Ensures that the library building is comfortable and secure for patrons, in collaboration with Public Safety/Campus Police at Loyola University Maryland.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Two Positions- Washington DC & Maryland

Position: Librarian I
Location: LAC Group, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the LLSDC Jobline.

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Librarian I to perform quality control review on a variety of Law materials and collections at a major government library in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will possess a strong attention to detail, be adaptable to change, and take direction well. This is a full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) position, benefited. Actively screening applicants and looking to start by middle of July.

Qualifications:

  • MLS required
  • Previous experience working in a law library preferred
  • Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
  • Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Knowledge of at least one foreign language, or experience working with foreign language materials preferred
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
  • Able to lift or push 50 lbs.

Position: Instructor & Research Specialist (Part-Time)
Location: Howard County Library System – East Columbia Branch, Columbia, MD

RESPONSIBILITY
▪ Positions Howard County Library System (HCLS) as a major component of public
education for all ages
▪ Effectively lives the Seven Pillars of HCLS’ strategic plan (Authentic Values, Strategic Vocabulary, Everyone a Leader, Winning Teamwork, Community Partnerships, The Power of Us, and Fiercely Loyal Customers), motivating others to do so as well
▪ Fully embraces HCLS’ educational mission, effectively communicating our curriculum, which comprises Three Pillars (Self-Directed Education, Research Assistance & Instruction, Instructive & Enlightening Experiences)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
▪ Teaches classes in STEM education
▪ Develops course curriculum for adult education classes
▪ Plans, teaches, and facilitates public events, seminars, workshops, and classes which reflect the educational goals of the system
▪ Visits schools to teach A+ Partners in Education classes, including book promotions, and provide instruction resources for high school and college students and staff
▪ A+ Partnership Liaison as assigned
▪ Regularly participates in collection maintenance and shelf-reading assignments
▪ Delivers research assistance to the public
▪ Works at any HCLS Customer Service or Research Desk
▪ Passport acceptance agent as assigned
▪ Hosts HCLS Branch tours
▪ Participates in special events in the community as assigned
▪ Enchanted Garden facilitator as assigned
▪ Includes duties related to events that fall outside HCLS operating hours
▪ Performs other duties and projects, as assigned
▪ Assists with closing and building security as assigned
▪ Participates in professional training and development
▪ Maintains regular and predictable attendance
▪ Adheres to all policies and procedures

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
▪ Four-year college degree
▪ People skills – ability to work effectively with others and enjoy it
▪ Teaching talents
▪ Exemplifies extraordinary customer service skills
▪ Demonstrated ability to be positive, adaptable, and forward thinking
▪ Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and exercise diplomacy
▪ Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative working
relationships
▪ Demonstrated passion for working with the public
▪ Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
▪ Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems, to develop new processes and procedures in response to changing customer expectations and system-wide goals
▪ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
▪ Knowledge of the community and current events
▪ Tech savvy – ability to use and teach an array of current technology
▪ Current valid driver’s license

PHYSICAL STANDARDS
▪ Job allows for some variance in work routine and considerable amounts of
standing, walking, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling and sitting
▪ In addition, strenuous activity is required, such as carrying bags or boxes of books (weighing up to 30 lbs.) or arranging rooms for classes and events

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
▪ Grade 8; position currently located at the East Columbia Branch
▪ Works under the supervision of the Assistant Branch Manager
▪ Part-time: 20 hours per week, Monday – Saturday, including two nights per week, alternating Fridays and Saturdays, and a maximum of three Sundays out of four; evenings and weekends required for HCLS signature events
▪ May be required to participate in LATI

INTERESTED?
To apply for this position, please fill out an application bit.ly/HCLS_JobApp available at
www.HCLibrary.org (click on Employment at the bottom of the page).

▪ Applications must be received by Friday,
July 6, 2018
▪ Please deliver your application via email to
jobs@hclibrary.org or mail to:

HCLS Administrative Branch
9411 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042