6 Positions: Washington, DC & Virginia

Position: Reference and Digital Services Librarian
Location: Congressional Research Service (CRS) Knowledge Services Group, Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary: $57,510 to $74,759 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Knowledge Services Group is accepting applications under its 2019 Graduate Recruit Program for a Reference and Digital Services Librarian. This position will be filled at the GS-09 level (see “Duties” below).

Clarification from the agency
Graduate students and Library of Congress employees who meet all of the following eligibility requirements: 1. U.S. Citizenship 2. Current enrollment in or anticipated graduation from an appropriate, accredited advanced degree program. (Library employees may already possess a graduate degree). At the time of appointment, Library employees must maintain employment status without a break in service.

Position: Librarian, NB-1410-IV
Location: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Salary: $61,343 to $113,676 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
As a Librarian, you will manage subscriptions to financial data and other subject areas.

Responsibilities
As a Librarian, you will:
-Complete tasks associated with assigned subscriptions, including acquisitions workflow, collection development, responding to reference requests, updating web content, and delivering user training.
-Perform contracting officer representative (COR) for a portfolio of contracts for financial data and other subscriptions.
-Assess the information needs of user groups to plan for acquisitions. Meet with content providers/vendor to determine the optimal level of service.
-Work on group projects, communicating information to team members and engaging in problem solving.

Position: Digital Librarian
Location: Office of Inspector General, Department of Defense, Alexandria, VA
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG). The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest. The DoD offers the full range of Federal benefits and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Develops or applies techniques for automating information description, classification, and extraction (e.g. auto-classification and auto-categorization).
  • Builds, revises and enforces auto-classification policies and taxonomies.
  • Searches, collects, and preserves information using automated recordkeeping tools, systems, and technologies in response to complex requests that include sensitive information and classified materials.
  • Evaluates the design and usability of information to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the OIG information life cycle and the organization, navigation and findability of information.
  • Analyzes and synthesizes information to provide insights and advice to leaders to support business decisions.
  • Identifies sources and strategy for content capture, identifies issues associated with sharing content across and outside the agency.

Position: Assistant Director, Advocacy Engagement and Capacity
Location: American Library Association, Washington, DC
Salary: Negotiable from the mid-60s

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The American Library Association (ALA) is seeking a full-time grassroots professional to join our Public Policy and Advocacy Office located in Washington, DC.

ALA is the foremost national 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 the public interest in information policy issues such as telecommunications, copyright, access to government information, funding, privacy and free speech.

RESPONSIBILITIES

This is a new position for the Public Policy and Advocacy Office. The Assistant Director of Advocacy Engagement and Capacity will be responsible for developing and growing ALA’s National Network of Advocates and providing technical assistance and training to strengthen state chapters in developing and implementing policy and advocacy strategies.

The Assistant Director will serve as the key point of coordination for the network’s policy-advocacy capacity building efforts, including trainings, Hill Days, fly-ins and virtual conferences for ALA members. They will also lead ALA members to engage in advocacy efforts at the national, state and local level and will work closely with the Public Policy and Advocacy team to advance ALA’s public policy priorities.

Candidates should have an interest in working for a membership organization with strong grassroots network; ability to recruit and lead advocates; coordinate a diverse group of stakeholders; and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Position: Part-time Reference Librarian
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $18.00-$21.00/hr

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Summary/Objective
The primary responsibilities are to provide research assistance to a diverse user population in the use of the online catalog and discovery layer, 500+ databases, and the print collection; partner with writing studies faculty to teach introductory-level information literacy skills to undergraduates; provide email, FAQ, and chat research assistance services; create and maintain online research and instructional information through learning objects; and perform other research assistance and instructional services as needed.

Position: Part-Time Librarian
Location: Marymount University, Arlington, VA

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

This is a part-time position; 12 hrs a week. The department is flexible and will work with the incumbent’s schedule.

The Part-time librarian supports students by providing reference service, library instruction sessions, and selecting appropriate library materials and supports teaching faculty by providing in depth research.

Two Positions: Maryland

Position: Software Engineer
Location: Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries, Baltimore, MD
Salary: $68,456 -$94,063

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

General Summary/Purpose:

Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries has an immediate opening for a Software Engineer to support our archives, special collections, and institutional repository services. Top goals are to ensure system reliability and data integrity, and to improve business processes and IT practices. There is a strong emphasis on collaboration across the library, the university, and the archives and special collections IT community. This position is open to remote workers.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the integrity and availability of the JHU digital institutional repository and orchestrate ingest of electronic theses and dissertations and other IR materials and related metadata.
  • Maintain and enhance open source software systems, in collaboration with internal stakeholders and various OSS communities.
  • Manage vendor relationships for support, maintenance, and enhancement of commercial software systems.
  • Use DevOps tools to create and maintain rigorous procedures for software development and deployment, and data I/O and transforms.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders as the technical lead and process analyst for archives and special collections systems roadmap.
  • Follow agile, user-centric software development principles, emphasizing accessibility and evidence-based design.
  • Improve the performance and skill level of the Library Application team as a whole through collaboration, knowledge sharing, pair programming, and ongoing improvements to team procedures based on agile principles

Position: Open Education Resources (OER) Specialist
Location: Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Salary: $48,511-$60,639

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Position Summary:
The Open Education Resources (OER) Specialist is responsible for providing reference and research services to all members of the AACC community. The OER Specialist works with faculty and other library staff to increase use of OERs at AACC. This includes researching and reviewing OERs, alerting faculty to the availability of OERs in their discipline, and tracking adoption of OERs at AACC.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach students and other library patrons to effectively and ethically identify and use information resources and tools, promoting and reinforcing information literacy concepts in every transaction, face-to-face, via telephone or email, virtual reference software or social media. Conduct a reference interview to assess the patron’s need, develop search strategies, interpret search results and cite sources correctly. Respond to questions about library materials and services, and college services and events. Provide directional assistance to locations in the library and throughout the college.
  • Initiate and manage projects to assess and evaluate OERs in support of the college curriculum. Research OERs  in support of the work of faculty, staff, college groups and administrators, as requested, producing bibliographies, annotations, web based guides, etc. Monitor and document OER implementation across the institution. Ensure faculty awareness of OERs in their subject area.
  • Initiate, research, design and execute thematic exhibits highlighting library materials and services and promoting college programs, events and curricula, perhaps in collaboration with faculty and college staff. Create posters, handouts, web guides, and bibliographies supporting the displays.
  • Assist library users with basic technical troubleshooting of software and hardware issues.
  • Special duties may include: data collection, analysis and reporting; committee service; operations oversight in the absence of the supervisor; opening and closing of service area.

Ten Positions: Washington DC & Virginia

Position: Research Specialist- Training and Research
Location: Nelson Mullins, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.

Overview
Nelson Mullins, an AmLaw 100 law firm, seeks a full time Research Specialist – Training and Research. Under the immediate supervision of the Library Services Manager, the Research Specialist is responsible for responding to user requests for all types of assistance and is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, and staff. The Research Specialist will also assist with developing and implementing a training plan for attorneys, paralegals and other staff.

This position is open to all Nelson Mullins offices, with a preference for the following offices: Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; and Washington D.C.

Responsibilities
Conduct high-level, customizable research in legal, business, and other subjects using appropriate print or electronic resources.

Coordinate library services in assigned offices, including pro-actively interacting with attorneys and staff to establish strong working relationships to identify information needs

Provide on-boarding orientation and training to attorneys and paralegals in assigned offices.

Coordinate vendor-provided education firm-wide and align training with the Library training plan.

Work closely with the Manager of Library Services to ensure marketing of research products to attorneys and staff.

Maintain awareness of current legal and business research materials, techniques, and fundamental technological skills and resources.

Handle administrative and other projects as assigned.

Qualifications
Experience with creating Competitive Intelligence Reports is a plus.

Working knowledge of electronic research tools (Hoovers, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, Lex Machina, Lexis, Monitor Suite, Westlaw, etc.), Microsoft Office and ability to learn quickly and utilize additional software applications.

Knowledge of federal government legislative research resources such as CQ and Bloomberg Gov is a plus.

Excellent organizational and planning skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple tasks and projects to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical and communication skills both oral and written. Maintain effective relationships with attorneys, staff and vendors.

Strong customer client service delivery and commitment to being part of an integrated team.

Educational/Job Experience:
Advanced degree required. Master of Library Science, MBA or JD preferred

Minimum of 4 years law firm experience, preferably in a research setting.

Position: Web Services and Discovery Manager
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $70,621 – $74,000

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Summary/Objective
The Web Services and Discovery Manager is equally responsible for both the Library website and discovery services platform (Primo VE). This position requires current and relevant experience in both of areas of primary responsibility. In addition, this position oversees integrated web services and evaluation of the user experience as it pertains to the website and discovery service. The incumbent will implement, customize, and integrate web applications for the Library website and discovery services platform. Develops or supports applications to optimize discoverability of third-party research content. Develops systematic processes for website usability testing. Ensures that website and mobile applications are responsive and accessible. Works with library staff to facilitate, coordinate, and communicate internal changes and developments with the Library website and discovery service. Works closely with external campus partners and stakeholders to ensure that the design, delivery, and operation of web services are optimal and in support of the needs of American University Library.

Position: Resource Sharing Librarian
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Salary: $60,000

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
The George Mason University Libraries seek a creative and collaborative Resource Sharing Librarian. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities:
The Resource Sharing Librarian is primarily responsible for the overall management of the University Libraries’ interlibrary loan (ILL) and document delivery services and also supports resource licensing to improve and maintain inter-institutional resource sharing and ILL workflows. This position reports to the Head, Resource Licensing & Delivery.

Position: Part-time Access Services Supervisor
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $17.50/hour

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Summary/Objective
The part time Access Services Supervisor is an 18-20 hour per week position that assumes the responsibility of managing the Media and Technology Services desk in absence of the full time staff. Ensures adequate staffing at the desk and provides support for the student workers in resolving user problems. Helps in the hiring, training and supervision of the student assistants. Resolves faculty concerns or issues with their media services reserve requests and technology reservations. Maintains the library’s media services collection and technology collection and ensures the equipment is functioning. Helps with desk coverage across all service points in Access Services and enforces library policies in a courteous manner. In addition, the incumbent has a general supervisory role over part-time student assistants at the two Access Services service points.

Position: Data Services Librarian
Location: Congressional Research Service (CRS), Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $83,398 to $108,422 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Services Librarian for its Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The selectee will develop data-related services for CRS analysts, attorneys and information professionals. The selectee will advance efforts in data management, acquire and curate data sets, manage data collections and facilitate the discovery of data sets.

Position: Librarian
Location: Drug Enforcement Administration, Arlington, VA
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It’s tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.

This position is located in the Financial Management Division, Office of Administration, Records Management Unit.

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

Provides original and copy cataloging services using references, standards, and automated bibliographic systems.
Classifies materials in accordance with standard classification schemes using manual and automated methods such as Library of Congress (LOC) classification.
Analyzes, evaluates, organizes, and disseminates information and materials in various media for quality, content, and effectiveness
Performs bibliographic searches, databases maintenance/input work, and indexing
Performs a variety of duties and task related to customer service. Provides efficient, courteous, and prompt in-person services. Assists patrons with use of research and reading room facilities including providing assistance with locating information sources and searching a variety of informationtechnology tools available to users. Communicates with other staff to ensure good customer service.

Position: Librarian (Manuscript-Historian)
Location: Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services., Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $99,172 to $128,920 per year

Summary
This position is located in the Manuscript Division, Special Collections Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 137724.
This position is a non-supervisory bargaining unit position.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

Position: Librarian (IT) CG-1410-13
Location: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, DC
Salary: $107,267 to $178,807 per year

Summary
This position is located in the Division of Administration, Corporate Services Branch, Library and Public Information Section, Reference and Electronic Services Unit of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and supports the management of the Library’s information technology needs and acquisition and dissemination of online information resources throughout the Corporation.

Position: Head of Technical Services- University Libraries
Location: Howard University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Information
BASIC FUNCTION:

This position provides leadership for Cataloging, Acquisitions, Serials and electronic resources management for the technical service areas of the University Libraries and the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. Responsible for the maintenance of the Integrated Library System in coordination with the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC.)

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTABILITY:

Responsible for orienting and training others, and assigning and reviewing their work. May also be responsible for acting in a “lead” or “senior” capacity over other positions performing essentially the same work, or related technical tasks and reporting to a higher level on a formal basis.

Position: Trademark Librarian
Location: ASRC Federal Mission Services, Alexandria, VA

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

ASRC Federal Mission Services, a subsidiary of ASRC Federal Holding Company, is seeking a Trademark Librarian in Alexandria, VA to support our on-going programs with the US Patent and Trademark Office. This is a great opportunity for a recent Library Science graduate!

Fifteen Positions: Maryland

Position: Law Library Associate-Part-time
Location: Anne Arundel County Public Law Library, Annapolis, MD
Salary: ($19.61/hr. – no benefits)

The Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County seeks a part-time library associate to serve in its law library. The associate will work in all aspects of law librarianship in a specialized library. The Law Library Associate will interact with a wide range of customers including judges, courthouse personnel, attorneys, and the public. Responsibilities include collection maintenance (including cataloging, classification, and processing new materials), reference and research assistance, instruction in the use of legal databases, management of law library web and internet interfaces, assistance in the preparation of financial and statistical reports, and other duties as assigned.

Attention to detail, computer experience including a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and excellent communication skills are essential. Additional required skills include: strong organizational skills; ability to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously; and demonstrated skill in dealing with difficult situations calmly and effectively. Experience with SharePoint, Lexis and Westlaw is preferred.

Required – Candidate for or completion of a Master’s degree in Library Science/Information Science or a candidate for or completion of a Juris Doctor degree.

Rate – $19.61/hour

Please apply by September 27, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. by submitting a cover letter, resume, and list of three references as a SINGLE PDF (i.e., ONE PDF file) document to the
Office of the Court Administrator at libraryassociate@circuitcourt.org

Position: Head, Terrapin Learning Commons
Location: University of Maryland, College Park

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Description
As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

The Terrapin Learning Commons (TLC) has the mission to provide students with an inviting and supportive environment that facilitates scholarly work and helps create community across all library locations. The staff of the TLC seek to work alongside and become partners with students to increase the quality of their academic studies and enrich their university experience. The commons at the University of Maryland are a catalyst for new learning opportunities in the form of innovative spaces and services and campus-wide partnerships.

Reporting to the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing (USRS), the Head of Learning Commons will work creatively and collaboratively with partners inside and outside of the Libraries to oversee the development and delivery of services in support of student learning. The incumbent will supervise Terrapin Learning Commons and John & Stella Graves Makerspace staff in McKeldin Library, assess and continually improve their services and operations, and coordinate events and tours within these spaces. Additionally, they will collaborate with other University Libraries Commons and the Teaching and Learning Services unit to offer services and programming, innovative learning spaces, and the integration of media and emerging technologies across the Libraries.

The Head of Learning Commons is an active member of the Public Services Division (PSD), contributing to divisional initiatives and leading specific projects in collaboration with other PSD units and with other units in the Libraries. In addition, the librarian works with the Director of User Services & Resource Sharing and other USRS unit managers to enhance cooperation between units and to develop and maintain a departmental culture that is inclusive, customer-centered, and responsive to changes happening in academic libraries and higher education.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager
Location: Edgewood Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary: Assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch; directly supervises and oversees training for hourly reference staff, including reference substitutes and other hourly staff or volunteers as assigned; provides reference, collection and readers’ advisory services to the public; oversees, plans and implements children, young adult and adult programs; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager II
Location: Abingdon Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Branch Manager II assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch to ensure excellent customer service for all library customers. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration, providing equal and free access to information, entertainment and education.

Position: Assistant Branch Manager II
Location: Bel Air Branch, Harford County Public Library, Maryland

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Branch Manager II assists with managing the day-to-day operations, activities, and staff of the branch to ensure excellent customer service for all library customers. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration, providing equal and free access to information, entertainment and education.

Position: Library Assistant II- Circulation
Location: Bel Air Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Library Assistant II-Circulation
Location: Havre de Grace Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Library Assistant II-Circulation
Location: Norrisville Branch, Harford County Public Library

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties related to the circulation of library materials, including but not limited to answering phones and greeting and directing customers, checking materials in and out, registering customers for library cards, providing orientation services and explaining library policies and procedures, maintaining accurate customer accounts; performs other duties as assigned. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Position: Librarian III
Location: Woodlawn Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $39,190-$60,736

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Job Summary:
– Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources
– Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/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: Head of Research & Instruction
Location: Nimitz Library, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Head of Research and Instruction leads, manages, and supervises the Research and Instruction Department and is responsible for the information literacy and research support services offered by Nimitz Library.  This position reports to the Associate Library Director for User Services.

This position includes:

  • Leading, supervising, and evaluating librarians in the Research & Instruction Department in alignment with Library and institutional policies and priorities.
  • Serving as library subject specialist for midshipmen and faculty in one or more subject areas.
  • Overseeing the planning, execution, and assessment of information literacy and research support services.
  • Demonstrating leadership and expertise by providing high-quality research support services as evidenced by staffing the research help desk, teaching information literacy sessions, holding individual research consultations, providing research support tailored to meet the needs of faculty, and creating resources for asynchronous research support.
  • Maintaining current knowledge of developments in the academic library field in order to contribute to planning and decision making regarding the Library’s functions and services.
  • Evaluating and maintaining the Library’s collections, both physical and electronic, for currency and relevance to the curriculum and to faculty research needs in assigned subject areas.
  • Formulating and revise policies and procedures related to the work of the Research & Instruction Department.
  • Facilitating collaboration and communication among various library and Academy departments and advocates for the needs of the department.
  • Collaborating with other Library department heads and staff to support the Library’s mission, vision, and goals.

Position: Public Services Associate
Location: Centreville Branch, Queen Anne’s County Library, Maryland
Salary: $39,130-$48,913

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

The Queen Anne’s County Library is seeking a full-time Public Services Associate for our Centreville branch. The ideal candidate will have strong customer service skills with a high level of comfort with and an ability to troubleshoot technology. They will have a demonstrated ability to connect positively with the general public, library staff and community organizations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performs a variety of duties under the direction of the Customer Service Supervisor or Branch Manager; provides basic reference and reader’s advisory services; assists/instructs customers in the use of library equipment and computers; performs circulation tasks; assists Program and Marketing Coordinator in planning and conducting a variety of programs and special events; makes suggestions for purchase of new materials; assists with overall maintenance of library collections, and performs routine administrative work as necessary.

Position: Elementary School Librarian
Location: Elementary School in Baltimore

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

An exciting opportunity just came in from an excellent school in Maryland! This private, college-preparatory school in Baltimore needs an Elementary School Librarian beginning early September 2019. Ideally, the librarian will manage the library, oversee circulation for all faculty and students, coordinate author visits, and teach K-4 reading classes in small groups among other duties.

Candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s degree, but a master’s degree in library science is preferred. The new faculty will earn a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package based on experience and qualifications.

With any questions, please contact:
recruiter@southernteachers.com

SouthernTeachers.com

online application

Position: Library Services Supervisor
Location: University of Maryland, College Park
Salary: $45,432.00-$54,518.00

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Performing Arts Librarian, this position oversees daytime operations of the Library Services Desk in the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL), which includes supervising hourly desk students, billing, reserves, circulation, reference, scan and deliver and ILL services, library opening procedures, maintenance and troubleshooting of public computers and equipment (e.g., scanners, copiers, and printers), and related functions.

The incumbent will work in a dynamic ever-changing work environment as the UMD Libraries roll out new services to meet changing needs of students and researchers. This position will supervise and facilitate the use of technology spanning from printers to specialized equipment loan, and will work with other MSPAL staff to plan, implement, and provide new services as part of Research Commons @ MSPAL, which will join Research Commons @STEM Library and Research Commons @ McKeldin Library in offering new spaces, events, services, and technology to enable the entire research and creative lifecycle. The incumbent will be a part of the planning for these changes and will lead implementation for new services as appropriate, including but not limited to, assisting users with new technology, facilitating events, and planning new spaces.

This position also provides public service at the Library Services Desk, including communicating library policies and procedures, circulating materials, responding to user information needs, as well as addressing and resolving problems and customer complaints. Provides guidance, instruction, and coordination to other library staff for services such as LibChat. Provides leadership in managing safety and security responsibilities for MSPAL during weekday hours. Primarily works Monday-Friday (generally 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM—adjusted when the library opens and closes later or earlier such as winter term, spring break, intersessions, and special events).

Due to the nature of the academic calendar, annual leave cannot be used during the two weeks at the start and the two weeks at the end of the fall and spring semesters. Emergencies or other exceptional circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis.

Position: Librarian
Location: Jessup Correctional Institution
Salary: $57,615.00 – $92,059.00/year

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Main Purpose Of Job
This position manages the provision of library and information services in MCPRS, JCI (Central region)library branch using current library practices; develops and manages collection; provides reference services and aids patrons in the development of information seeking and finding skills; promotes the use of the program; assures access and delivery of library services within the facility/facilities.

Position: Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Location: Loyola Notre Dame Library, Baltimore, MD

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Loyola Notre Dame Library (LNDL) seeks an energetic, collaborative, and service-oriented person to join the Collections and Access Services Department, which includes Interlibrary Loan (ILL). The ILL Assistant borrows materials from other libraries, lends LNDL’s materials to other libraries, reviews workflows to ensure efficiency, and monitors emerging trends in ILL technology and services. Functioning as a member of a cross- trained Access Services unit, this position provides excellent customer service at the Library’s Help Desk, supervises student assistants, and tracks unit statistics. Reporting to the Access Services Librarian, the ILL Assistant works Monday through Friday in a fast-paced environment.

Five Positions: Washington, DC

Position: Circulation and Student Supervisor
Location: Mullen Library, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary:

The Circulation Desk and Student Supervisor manages all day circulation activities; opens the library and the stacks from Monday to Friday; assists the Head of Access Services in the supervision of the entire circulation operation including the management, development, and training of part-time staff, collection security, stacks management, Consortium Loan Service, interlibrary loan activities, and course reserves; participates in implementing training programs for full-time staff.

All information in the link:

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Position: Access Services Technician
Location: Mullen Library, Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Position Summary

The Access Services Technician has primary responsibility for managing physical (print) course reserves in Access Services. The incumbent also supports the consortium loan operation; resource sharing; and assists in circulation activities. This position has primary responsibility for the library stacks and the student workers assigned to the stacks. On weekends, the incumbent is responsible for opening Mullen Library and for overseeing
staff and services at both the Welcome Desk and the Circulation Desk.

All detail in the link:

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Position: Weekend Supervisor & Access Services Specialist
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Weekend Supervisor & Access Services Specialist is solely responsible for managing and supervising all aspects of departmental policies, procedures, and processes on weekends. S/he opens the department both days and is the primary, and, for many weekend hours, only full-time Library employee in the building on weekends. The incumbent is responsible ensuring the department meets patron needs by providing preeminent services, collections and space, as well as supervising student workers at the Circulation Desk, in the Stacks, and in InterLibrary Loan Units on the weekends.

Position: Print Collections Supervisor
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

The Print Collections Supervisor supports the teaching, learning, and research of Georgetown University faculty, students, and staff and the Library’s mission as an agile organization providing preeminent service, collections, and spaces to users. S/he supervises all aspects of physical maintenance of 1.6 million items in circulating and periodicals collections at Lauinger, Woodstock, and Blommer libraries, as well as Georgetown University materials housed in the Shared Collection Facility to ensure library materials are readily accessible and available. The incumbent oversees the transfer and delivery of materials among the various branches of the Georgetown University Library; monitors the growth of the physical collections; produces data reports and recommendations for improved library services and space; and provides support to other Access Services departmental operations as needed.

Position: Technology Services Specialist
Location: American University, Washington, DC
Salary: $22.10-$23.14

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the Media/Technology Services Desk and the collections of instructional technologies and AV equipment available for loan. Manages the Media/Technology Services student staff, including hiring, scheduling, training, coaching, evaluating, organizing and delegating daily work. The incumbent is responsible for completing part time payroll and tracking part time budget expenditures. The incumbent collaborates with the Media/Technology Services Manager and the Media Services Specialist to ensure successful operations of a combined services desk. Helps coordinate the large format and poster printing service, the 3-D printing service, and public scanning services. Assists with managing the library’s Makerspace collection and engages in technical troubleshooting for supported equipment. The incumbent also develops technology-related resource guides and instructional programming for the Media/Technology Services and the Makerspace. Maintains content for a portion of the library’s website dedicated to loaned equipment. In addition, this position works with the Library Systems Administrator to provide technical support to the Access Services Division on integrated library systems. This position responds directly to user-generated inquiries by utilizing email, chat and telephone.

Five Positions: Maryland

Position: Information Services Manager
Location: Noll Historical Consluting, LLC (Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury), Greenbelt, MD
Salary: $56,000

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

Overview:
A new position with a private consulting firm is available in the historic collections of the
Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), Department of the Treasury. The collections of
the BEP consist of original artwork, photographs, designs, engravings, and manuscript
material produced at the BEP in conjunction with the design and production of stamps,
currency, bonds, certificates, and other miscellaneous items from the Civil War to the
present. These are housed in the Historical Resource Center (HRC) of the BEP. This
open position is fulltime (pending funding) and is expected to commence upon applicant’s
receipt of a security clearance. This is a non-Federal position.

Position Summary:
The mission of the Information Services Manager is to organize, maintain, and develop
the Historical Resource Center library of physical and electronic documentary resources
used in research, to create systems that allow for the ready use of these resources by
HRC staff and other researchers, and to track the answering of queries coming into the
HRC. In effect, the Information Services Manager runs a one-person information center.
The Manager will take overall direction from the Historian and Lead Curator in the
performance of his or her duties, but will largely perform them without supervision. Work
will be performed on site in downtown Washington, DC, in a high-security facility.

Duties Include:
Library and Archive Work
1. Organize and maintain current and incoming physical and electronic resources
2. Maintain and preserve historic books and documents
3. Collect pertinent books, articles, and documents outside the HRC
Information Services Work
1. Maintain a centralized digital library using MS SharePoint, transitioning to TMS
2. Provide usage guidance and serve as help desk for HRC resources
3. Create finding aids, indexes, and other guides to facilitate research
Reference Services Work
1. Serve as reference librarian, answering internal research requests
2. Perform query record-keeping and maintain query database
3. Manage visits of on-site researchers
External Relations Support Work
1. Answer queries from the general public
2. Serve as resident expert on archival matters/liaison with Federal records manager
3. Perform employee outreach via blogs, articles, lectures, etc.

Essential Qualifications & Requirements:
The applicant must possess a graduate degree in archives and records management,
library science, history, or a related field. He or she must be able to work independently,
prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines, operate collaboratively, and be a self-starter.
Also, the ability to obtain a high-level Federal security clearance is essential.

Preferred Experience:
Professional experience with digital libraries and metadata creation is a plus as well as
experience with Microsoft SharePoint and familiarity with The Museum System (TMS).
Also preferred is experience with reference services, processing archival collections, and
digitization and OCR.

Benefits:
• A flexible schedule
• Ten paid Federal holidays annually
• Six weeks of paid personal leave annually
• Starting salary $56,000

To apply, please email resume or c.v. and cover letter to Dr. Franklin Noll, Noll Historical
Consulting, LLC, at NollHC@msn.com. Identify interest by indicating in the subject line:
ISM POSITION. Also, use this address for any questions you may have. The deadline
for applications is September 16, 2019.

Position: Librarian II
Location: Woodlawn Branch, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $35,520-$55,111

Full vacancy announcement is available on the CUA SLIS blog.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Assists customers in finding answers to a broad range of questions through use of print and on-line resources.
  • Guides customers in selecting appropriate materials for reading/viewing/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: Marketing & Communications Specialist
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $39,791 – $65,755

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, communications or related field with two years professional experience in the field of marketing, public relations, journalism, social media, or related fields; or an equivalent combination of experience and training that has provided the knowledge, abilities, and skills listed in the job description.

Responsibilities:
Professional and administrative level position that assists in the effective operation of the library’s public relations, marketing and social media programs. Responsibilities include assisting in the development, implementation, coordination, maintenance, and analytics for an active and engaging social media presence for AACPL, as well as creating custom graphics and video content to be displayed on library social media platforms. Provide assistance with design, layout and printing of promotional materials including posters, fliers, and other printed matter. Work also involves contacting sources both inside and outside the Library for information and assisting with general media relations.

Position: Senior Network Engineer
Location: Library Headquarters, Anne Arundel County Public Library
Salary: $58,223 – $102,770 (Offer based on experience)

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

Minimum Requirements:
Expert knowledge of computer networks normally acquired through any combination of six years of postsecondary education, training, and professional work experience. This position is required to possess SonicWall Network Security Professional (SNSP) certification prior to the end of a twelve-month probationary period.

Responsibilities:
Oversight for the library’s network infrastructure and network security across 17 locations in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The ideal candidate will require little regular supervision, and be expert with design, configuration, documentation, installation, maintenance and support of all network firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points, cloud-based networking components, and network protocols.

Required Skills: Proven hands-on expertise with: Firewalls; Managed Layer 3 Switches; Wi-Fi AP’s and management systems; VPN’s, DMZ’s; VLAN’s; DNS, DHCP, SMTP; Cloud based virtual networking.

Position: Human Resources Manager
Location: Administrative Offices-Townson, Baltimore County Public Library
Salary: $81,424-$109,068

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

At BCPL, staff members have the opportunity to enrich individual lives and build strong communities by delivering exceptional customer experiences, establishing meaningful partnerships, and creating innovative learning spaces. We seek enthusiastic, open-minded, self-motivated individuals who can work well independently and with others. BCPL circulates over 10 million items and provides library services through its 19 branches, 4 mobile library vehicles, and an extensive outreach network. If you are forward thinking and passionate about public service, consider joining BCPL in this position.

Job Summary:

  • Oversees the development of, and performs administrative duties related to, the management of human resources including: performance management, organizational feedback, recruitment, compensation and benefits, staff and organizational learning, compliance and reporting, organizational structure planning, staff relations, HRIS management, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Works with the director and manager of fiscal services to prepare the annual budget submission for salaries.
  • Serves as consultant to the director and managers regarding HR issues and concerns.
  • Coordinates recruitments for management positions.
  • Facilitates and creates content for various training programs regarding employment law, HR procedures, and new hire orientation.  Responsible for facilitating the annual New Manager Series and coordinating the Leadership Development Program.
  • Facilitates two cross-functional advisory groups: the Organizational Learning and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity.
  • Coordinates an annual Quality of Work-life Survey.
  • Oversees planning for the annual Day of Learning (Staff Day).
  • Develops and recommends HR policies and procedures to achieve operational and strategic objectives.
  • Manages HR department staff workload.  Develops the annual service plan for the HR department and initiates specific programs to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Supervises and evaluates three direct reports.
  • Actively supports the mission, vision and values of Baltimore County Public Library.
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities when providing customer service and building relationships internally and externally.

Five Positions: Washington, DC

Research Librarian
Location: Williams & Connolly LLP, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on AALL Career Center.

DESCRIPTION:
Williams & Connolly LLP is currently seeking an entry level Research Librarian. Under the direction of the Head of Research, the Research Librarian position has primary responsibilities for, but are not limited to:* Perform cost efficient research over a wide range of topics including: legal, legislative, business, intellectual property, public records, news, medical, and social media;
* Work in a fast paced environment with the ability to prioritize requests as needed;
* Assist with the training of attorneys and staff on effective use of research databases;
* Knowledge and proficiency of legal sources including research databases such as Lexis, Westlaw, Accurint, PACER and the Internet.
REQUIREMENTS:
The successful candidate must be highly service-oriented with the ability to interact regularly with attorneys and staff. He/She should possess strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as the ability to multi-task. Ability to adapt and to learn new databases, sources, and skills are a must. The ideal candidate is required to have a minimum of:* A Master’s Degree in Library/Information Sciences;
* Library experience in a legal setting or professional services firm;
* Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and EXCEL;
* Proficiency with library software;
* Ability to lift & carry 15 lbs.
REQUIRED EDUCATION:
Master’s Degree

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Section Head)
Location: Geography, Political Science and Education Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences and Humanities Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $117,191 to $152,352 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
This position is located in the Geography, Political Science and Education Section, U.S. Arts, Sciences and Humanities Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 137599.
The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.
The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.
This is a supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.

Position: Librarian
Location: Technical Services (Cataloging) Section of the Navy Department Library, Washington, DC
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
You will serve as a Librarian in the Technical Services (Cataloging) Section of the Navy Department Library, a branch of the NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups at the Navy’s Department Library.
  • You will use knowledge of specialized sources including structure, content and access protocols of relevant databases to produce selected and annotated bibliographies on specific subjects.
  • You will prepare a broad range of literature guides; and develop resource directories in paper and electronic format.
  • You will participate in collection development and management to include acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal or replacement of materials.

Position: Librarian
Location: Reference Section of the Navy Department Library, Washington, DC
Salary: $57,510 to $90,461 per year

Full vacancy announcement available on USAJOBS.

Summary
You will serve as a Librarian in the Reference Section of the Navy Department Library, a branch of the NAVAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE COMMAND.

Responsibilities

  • You will provide comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups at the Navy’s Department Library.
  • You will use knowledge of specialized sources including structure, content and access protocols of relevant databases to produce selected and annotated bibliographies on specific subjects.
  • You will prepare a broad range of literature guides; and develop resource directories in paper and electronic format.
  • You will participate in collection development and management to include acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal or replacement of materials.

Position: Librarian for Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Collections and Initiatives
Location: Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement available on ALA Joblist.

The Librarian for Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation Collections and Initiatives takes the lead within the Library to develop collections, instruction, and programming to support the process to engage the historical role of Georgetown University in the institution of slavery. This is a three-year term position. The incumbent also collaborates with individuals, departments, and centers to address contemporary issues related to the legacies of slavery, such as our nation’s system of mass incarceration, unlawful discrimination, unfair housing, unemployment, workers’ rights, and health disparities. S/he directly engages with faculty in a wide variety of disciplines who wish to incorporate topics related to slaveholding and its legacies into their course curricula as well as with students, visiting scholars, descendants of those who were enslaved, and the broader community.