Two Positions – MD and N. VA

Position: Executive Director
Location: Association for Information Science and Technology – Silver Spring, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Executive Director

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) seeks an energetic, innovative, experienced and enthusiastic leader to be the association’s next executive director and to help the association achieve increased impact and stature. Given the rapidly evolving nature of information science and technology, this leadership position presents a rare opportunity for a collaborative, strategic and visionary leader to help ASIS&T leverage its global membership for meaningful impact.

Position: Children’s Librarian

Location: Loudoun County Government – Leesburg, Virginia
Salary: $62,397.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Children’s Librarian

Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is currently seeking an energetic, creative, tech-savvy person with a passion for providing exceptional customer service to join us as a Children’s Services Librarian. LCPL is committed to building community by promoting the joy of reading and learning. Serving as the community’s information center, LCPL provides free and equal access to a full variety of library resources and innovative technologies to enhance the quality of life and meet the informational, educational, and cultural interests of the entire community. This position primarily focuses on services to children, their parents, and caregivers. Through partnerships with schools, homeschoolers, and other community organizations, Children’s Services Librarians are an integral part of the educational community. If selected for this position, you will develop and conduct original, vibrant programming for children that encourages reading, viewing and listening skills; lead patrons in understanding and making effective use of technology for learning, creativity, communication, and entertainment; guide patrons in the effective use of physical and virtual collections and other resources; and work with external and internal partners to strengthen the ties between the library and the public. You will be a crucial team member whose performance and dedication will be essential to the library’s mission. The successful candidate for this position will strive to exceed customer expectations, foster relationships with positive and effective communication, demonstrate excellence working with innovative and evolving technology, and enjoy reading and learning. If you possess these characteristics, we encourage you to apply.Hiring Range: Up to $62,397, DOQ. Recruitment #17 -S245-0231. Apply immediately. Visit our on-line employment center at for more information and to apply. EOE

Multiple Positions- Library of Congress

Position: Library Technician
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $32,428.00 to $42,151.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

This position is located in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate (ABA) and can be used in any division in the directorate. Under the direction of the supervisor, the Materials Handler, carries out the duties of distribution of mail and the packing of all materials to be shipped. Incoming mail is distributed to all nine Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate Divisions, and for at least six of the ABA Divisions, the duties include handling mail for both monographs and microfilms. The incumbent of this position will also process books received through the Cataloging in Publication and Pre-Assigned Control Number Programs. The incumbent exercises care to ensure that government property, especially the Library’s collection materials, are properly handled and kept secure to avoid loss or damage.

Position: Library Technician (Collections)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $44,941.00 to $58,428.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Law Technician for Inventory and Physical Controls is supervised by the Chief, Collection Services Division, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent ensures accountability of receipts by timely check-in of each serial or monographic piece received directly in the Law Library within a prescribed number of days following receipt. Records are created in the Integrated Library System (ILS) at point of check-in, as needed, to expedite processing. Incumbent ensures collection security and improved tracking of items by pin and linking and bar coding serial issues being bound and by masking holdings in the public catalog record displays. Incumbent also conducts physical inventory retrospectively on items added to the Law Library collection before the ILS was implemented in August 1999.

Position: Librarian
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $54,972.00 to $71,467.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

Catalogs various materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform titles for inclusion in the name authority file. Establishes and recommends subject headings for inclusion in the subject authority file and classification schedule. Creates and revises bibliographic records, authority records, and classification schedules. Performs content designation of bibliographic and authority records. Performs research in the cataloger’s reference collection, online databases, the world wide web, and the collections of the Library. Recommends resolutions to problems and inconsistencies in the cataloging process.

Position: Librarian (Automated Operations Coordinator)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

Initiates, establishes, and maintains professional relationships with librarians and other specialists in order to share resources and information as well as to coordinate workflow within the library. As a consultant, makes recommendations regarding major changes in program areas. Explains or presents specialized or technical information to individuals or groups with varying backgrounds or levels of experience. Develops and maintains professional standing through a variety of methods, including participation in professional organizations, which may include presenting papers at conferences, seminars, or meetings in librarianship and other relevant fields. Prepares articles for publication. Represents the organization at conferences, seminars, and exhibits. Collaborates on projects both inside and outside the Library. Assists clients in developing complex projects.

Multiple Positions- Washington, DC

Position: Business & Legal Research Analyst
Location: DLA Piper, Washington, DC

Originally posted on LLSDC Job Listings.

DLA Piper is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills. If you are a highly talented Business & Legal Research Analyst interested in working closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals we want to hear from you!.

This position is located in the Washington, DC office. Your standard hours will be determined.

The Business & Legal Research Analyst position provides research expertise and analysis to lawyers, paralegals and staff. Must be able to quickly evaluate all research inquiries to determine the best methods and resources necessary to complete each request. Prioritizes requests, analyzes results, compiles answers and communicates research findings in a clear and concise manner. May perform training and conduct outreach activities at the local office level.

For more information on how to apply, see:

Position: Digital Scholarship Librarian
Location: Georgetown University Library, Washington DC

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

Georgetown University Library seeks an innovative and collaborative information professional to serve as Digital Scholarship Librarian. This is a forward-looking, transformative role for an individual with a passion for range of cutting-edge activities within digital scholarship, including building new digital projects, developing digital scholarship services in support of research, teaching and learning, including collaborations with faculty, researchers, students, and other partners.

Lobbyist, Office of Government Relations
Location: American Library Association/Washington Office
Salary: $60,000.00 – $70,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist.

The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a full-time government relations or library professional to join its lobbying team in the ALA Washington Office. ALA is the oldest and largest association for libraries and information centers in the world, delivering pragmatic solutions to pressing issues such as expanding economic opportunity, advancing education and learning in the global economy, as well as strengthening individual rights such as privacy and free speech. ALA offers a competitive starting salary and excellent benefit package.

Multiple Positions: Montgomery County Public Library

Multiple Positions: Montgomery County Public Libray

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Early Literacy Program Manager
Salary: $62,195-103,133
The Early Literacy and Children’s Services Program Manager will:

Work with branch staff to develop children’s services to ensure that children are prepared to enter school ready to learn.
Lead community-wide outreach activities, such as the Library Link library card initiative for Kindergarten – Grade 12 students and the Summer Read and Learn Program.
Develop new and rich children’s learning programs on Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Reading literacy.
Represent MCPL on local, state and national organizations that address issues concerning children.
Serve as the branch manager of the Noyes Library for Young Children.
Oversee the Jan Jablonski Early Literacy Training Center and Special Collection at the Noyes Library for Young Children

Librarian II
Salary: $59,367-98,402

This is professional library work at an advanced level providing a wide range of library services to the public. The employee typically works in a diverse environment with children, teens, adults, seniors and people with disabilities. Service can be provided in the stacks with or without electronic devices, at an information point within the branch or outside our walls in the community. Service may be provided in person, by telephone, electronically or by social media. Work may also be assigned in ‘live chat’ and other social networking venues or in another functional area, such as materials selection in Collection Management, or information services in Virtual Services. These require knowledge of library and community resources and reference services in electronic and print media, familiarity with adult and teen learning theories and of customer and community wants and needs.

Graphic Artist
Salary: $44,977-74,170

The Graphic Designer will create printed materials, such as bookmarks, newsletters, posters, flyers, brochures, annual reports, and calendar of events; design digital art, such as infographics, digital signage, digital photos, video, banners, presentation slides, and web/social media art; develop press releases for local news organizations and professional news outlets; and design a printed quarterly calendar of events. This position also will assist with the distribution of these materials to the library branches and community organizations.

Virtual Services Program Specialist
Salary: $51,651-83,399

Montgomery County Public Libraries, an urban and diverse library system with 21 locations serving a population of 1 million residents seeks a Program Specialist to carry out a variety of assignments in support of providing virtual library services to the public through the library’s website, public catalog and social media. The successful candidate will create and maintain web pages and social media postings. This work will include designing and coding webpages, and writing, reviewing and editing website and social media content. The successful candidate will also assist in the creation and implementation of new website content, such as homepage updates, booklists, libguides, spotlights, videos, photos, calendar of events, and mobile apps, working with Virtual Services Staff, branch staff and IT staff.

Library Associate
Salary: $44,753-73,801

You’re a vital part of the customer’s experience at the library. You greet people with a smile and welcome them into our library. You enrich people’s lives through meaningful dialogue about our collections, programs and services. You earn trust by being knowledgeable about our resources and making recommendations that connect with the customer. You help our library customers connect with the resources that will help them explore, create and answer their life and work questions.

Business Librarian – Baltimore, MD

Position: Business Librarian
Location: State Library Resource Center/Enoch Pratt Free Library – Baltimore, MD
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 01/13/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $44,858.00 – $54,520.00 Annually

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

The Librarian II – Business Specialist is responsible for the Library’s Business Center that provides business information, materials, and services that support a local and statewide customer base in the Pratt Library’s role as Maryland’s State Library that includes:

Develops local and statewide outreach programs

Designs and presents training workshops for the general public and the Maryland library community

Provides training and support to the Library Associate Training Institute in the area of business reference; designing online courses, learning modules, and web-based subject guides

Provides one-on-one customer assistance with the business plan research process

Makes recommendations to the Collection Management Department for the ordering of materials in a variety of formats relating to general business information, industry trends, business plan writing and personal finances

Answers customer inquiries concerning business information and provides consultation services to customers conducting business research

Provides a full complement of reference desk and telephone service hours delivering reference and research support to general Business Science and Technology Department customers providing reference and readers advisory services in the all subject areas represented in the larger department

Takes an active role in addressing appropriate SLRC Annual Plan and Enoch Pratt Free Library Strategic Plan initiatives.

The Specialist evaluates the Center’s programs and performance

Submits a monthly and an annual report describing accomplishments and annual outcomes to the Chief of the State Library Resource Center as well as to outside funders as required.

Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Executive Librarian
Location: National Gallery of Art – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 2/3/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

The Executive Librarian leads and manages the National Gallery’s Library Division (DL), exercising responsibility for library collection development and maintenance, user access, budget, personnel management, policy administration, and overall operational effectiveness. Serves as the leader in formulating and realizing the Library’s strategic goals, including comprehensive digitization. Incumbent is one of nineteen division and department heads who report to the Deputy Director/Chief Curator (DD).

The National Gallery of Art Library is a major national art research center serving the Gallery’s staff, members of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, visiting art historians, the scholarly community at large, and members of the public. The library contains a wide-ranging collection of some 493,000 books and periodicals on the history, theory, and criticism of art and architecture and a broad range of electronic resources. The emphasis is on Western art from the Middle Ages to the present—particularly Dutch, English, Flemish, French, German, Italian, and Spanish schools—and American art from the colonial era to the present.

This position is also being advertised under job announcement NGA-17-27B to persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities. Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.

Position: Director, Office of Public Records and Repositories

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $124,406.00 to $187,000.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 2/13/2017

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

he Office of Public Records and Repositories is responsible for preserving, maintaining, and servicing copyright-related records in physical and digital formats. Staff of the Office of Public Records and Repositories retrieve materials for court cases, perform searches and write search reports based on registered materials and other copyright records, provide certified and non-certified copies of copyright deposits, additional certificates and other copyright records, maintain the official records of the office, and respond to inspection requests from members of the public or Congress.

Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (Title 17, U. S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers the national copyright registration system; provides collections materials to the Library through voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright chain of title; administers statutory license provisions of the law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world’s largest database of copyright public records; and, provides information and reference services to the public.

Position: Circulation Services Specialist

Location: American University Library – Washington, D.C.

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Circulation Services Specialist

The Circulation Services Specialist oversees the unit’s point of service, circulates library materials, and answers questions and addresses concerns about access, borrowing, collections, resources, privileges, credentials, and accounts. The position manages and maintains the condition of the library’s print collection and its accuracy in the catalog; it also ensures that the patron databases are accurate and is responsible for the collection of fines, fees, and the replacement of lost and damaged library materials. The Circulation Services Specialists collaboratively manage the unit’s student staff, including responsibilities of hiring, scheduling, training, coaching, and evaluation.

Senior Research Analyst- White & Case LLP, Washington DC

Position: Senior Research Analyst
Location: White & Case LLP, Washington, DC

Originally posted on the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Jobline.

Senior Research Analyst – White & Case LLP

Position Summary

White & Case LLP is seeking a Senior Research Analyst to work in our Washington D.C. office as part of a global Knowledge team to provide substantive research expertise and insight for both client work and business development efforts. Specialized knowledge and research expertise to support the D.C. office practices, including in the areas of international law, trade, arbitration, and antitrust is highly desired, as well in-depth knowledge of U.S. federal and state government research sources and strategies. The Senior Research Analyst provides strategic research related to markets, industries, and competitors and handles D.C. attorney training on research tools and methodology, as well as participating in broader department strategic initiatives.


Demonstrate strong skills and background in research, with specialized knowledge and experience in practice areas which support the D.C. practice, including federal and state government research and the ability to prepare legislative and regulatory histories.

Proactively and independently assess research requests and ensure that research meets stated and anticipated needs.

Educate attorneys on appropriate and specialized research resources and on research methodology. Ensure that library services are effectively promoted to attorneys and timekeepers.

Provide research content for practice area websites.

Create current awareness tools, newsletters, and alerts for ongoing monitoring of clients, industries, and events.

Demonstrate strong writing skills and the ability to distill and present research work product in a concise, professional manner.

Provide assistance in developing the research collection and maximizing the library space.

Track and record billable and non-billable time spent providing research services according to the Firm’s library billing policy. Close timenotes on a daily basis.

Essential job requirements

Teamwork and Applied Skills

Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective internal and external client relationships.

Strong analytical and research skills with the ability to analyze problems logically and methodically and to absorb and synthesize large amounts of information into practical intelligence.

Strong writing skills and ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and convey information clearly and concisely.

Ability to effectively apply independent judgment.

Strong motivation to apply skills and knowledge proactively.

Ability to follow complex instructions with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to independently assess client needs and to develop responsive solutions.

Ability to work collaboratively across departments and with all levels of personnel and to succeed in a teamwork environment, as well as the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

Strong planning and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to manage workload effectively and meet all stated deadlines.

Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication. Availability to work outside of regular hours as needed to meet Firm business needs.

Proficient in Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and PowerPoint.

Ability to handle sensitive matters, maintain confidentiality, and exercise sound judgment.

Office location

Washington, D.C.

Report to Associate Director of Research & Information Services (NY)


Master’s degree in Library Science, J.D., or equivalent advanced degree strongly preferred plus three or more years of progressively responsible research experience, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

Substantive knowledge of the legal materials and databases used to support the Firm’s practice areas and research needs for client work and for business development efforts.

Previous experience working in a law firm or other professional services firm, or other legal or government setting preferred.

Professional Development

Maintain current awareness of industry trends in library services, practice group resources, and the legal industry.

Ensure expertise in technology relevant to the position; proactively use most effective technology to further teamwork, client service, and efficiency.


Ensure compliance with the Firm’s Information Handling Policy, including safeguarding confidential and personal information, and reporting any suspected breach appropriately and immediately.

To apply, contact Kimberly Kenny, Assistant Office Administrator by email or by phone at 202.626.3668.