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LAC Group is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented, and innovative individual for a full-time Metadata Librarian position on behalf of a federal library in Greenbelt, MD. The successful candidate will have experience creating and maintaining metadata, a solid knowledge of established and emerging metadata standards, strong technical aptitude, and the ability to work collaboratively and independently in a team-oriented environment.
The Metadata Librarian is responsible for collecting, preserving, and presenting digital information in all formats, applying indexing and metadata, and maintaining the Library’s bibliographic and archival databases. This includes metadata application, authority control, quality control, and other duties associated with the creation and maintenance of item- and collection-level data for a variety of print and digital materials.
As a member of the Digital Projects Team, the Metadata Librarian reports to the Team Lead and works independently as well as with teammates, library colleagues, patrons, and community partners to develop and provide access to information and materials that support the scientific and engineering research needs of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2Eq6KSJ
George Mason University Libraries is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual to join a team of educators and service providers supporting George Mason faculty, researchers, students, and staff with needs related to Open Educational Resources (OER), Copyright, Fair Use, Open Licensing, and other scholarly communication matters.
Reporting to the Director, Mason Publishing Group/George Mason University Press, the Open Educational Resources & Scholarly Communication Lead will collaborate with colleagues in Mason Publishing, within the Libraries more broadly, and across the university to support the adoption and creation of open and affordable course content. The incumbent also provides guidance and compliance assistance on copyright and fair use issues related to OER, as well as copyright use in classroom teaching and technology, online courses, Mason Publishing supported journals, and university press publications. In the Scholarly Communications role, the incumbent leads the Libraries’ educational program and outreach activities to promote open access scholarly dissemination, provides expert guidance to faculty and students wishing to pursue open access venues for their research and publication projects, and consults and advises on intellectual property issues and copyright generally in the publishing process.
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.
The Mason Publishing Group (http://publishing.gmu.edu/) unites the George Mason University Libraries’ digital publishing activities with the George Mason University Press to form a set of publishing services for the university.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Twelve-month professional faculty appointment, with or without librarian rank – dependent upon academic qualifications; health plan options and paid life insurance; several retirement plans, including TIAA-CREF; 24 vacation days and 12 paid holidays; and tuition waiver for self.
The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and four other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington, D.C., region. One of Virginia’s leading academic research libraries, the Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it undergoes extensive transformation in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library—innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships. Visit us at library.gmu.edu for more information.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. We accomplish our mission by providing objective and reliable information and analysis to the Congress, to federal agencies, and to the public, and recommending improvements, when appropriate, on a wide variety of issues to make government work better. To learn more about working at GAO, see
Responsibilities – Please check the website for more information
Conditions of Employment
For the essay question of this vacancy announcement, any application that does not provide an “actual narrative response” that addresses the KSA listed below, or that says “Please see resume” or the equivalent or “N/A” will not be accepted.
!All qualification requirements must be met by the start of the internship!
To qualify for the GS-7 level, you must be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent degree seeking program, and meet one of the following criteria:
1. You must have completed between 18 to 35 semester hours or 27 to 53 quarter hours of graduate level education; or
2. You must possess a Bachelor’s degree with Superior Academic Achievement (defined below).
Superior Academic Achievement: Superior academic achievement (SAA) recognizes individuals who have achieved superior academic standing. S.A.A. is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average, or (3) honor society membership. Class standing — Applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses. Grade-point average (G.P.A.)– Applicants must have a grade-point average of: a.3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B” or better) as recorded on their official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or .3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (“B+” or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum.
To qualify for the GS-9 level, you must be enrolled in a graduate or equivalent degree seeking program, and meet one of the following criteria:
1. You must have completed 36 or more semester hours or 54 or more quarter hours of graduate level education; or
2. You must possess a Master’s Degree or Equivalent Graduate degree.
All education must be gained from an accredited academic institution.
Please ensure that your USAJOBS resume is current and includes all education information (i.e., name of institution, number of credits completed, graduation/anticipated graduation date, dates of attendance, etc.).
A listing of accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education’s website – http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-students.html
Foreign Education: If you are submitting a transcript from a non-US educational institution, applicants must submit all necessary documents to a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service. For additional information, please visit http://www.gao.gov/careers/foreignedu.pdf
NOTE: You must be a student to participate in the program and continue to be a student until the completion of the minimum 400 hour work requirement. If at any point during the internship (and for any reason) your status as a student changes to that of a non-student, your internship will be terminated.
All details and application information on the can be found on the website:
The Research Support Librarian is a key member of the information, instruction, and reference team. This position provides 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 with a focus on providing tools, skills and information support to foster research activities among emerging investigators. Other duties include reference and systematic review consultations, distance education student support, departmental liaison activities, and membership on various library and University committees. This position reports to the Director, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library.
Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to the following):
To Apply: To be considered, applicants should complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/66590 and upload a letter of interest and a current CV. Review of applications will begin on 6/14/19 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
The Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library provides library services and educational support to the students, staff, and faculty of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing both on campus and through distance education programs. The Library collections consist of over 4,600 electronic texts, 4,000 journals, and 115 databases in addition to print collections of approximately 28,000 items. Applications are welcomed for a Librarian with knowledge of print books and all types of non work effectively with a variety of resources to create a strong collection of print and electronic materials. The Librarian will serve as Chair of the Collection Development Committee, a group composed of several representatives of various library collections to coordinate the development of an overall collection in all formats. Providing analyses of the book budget and the book collection as well as the ability to work with faculty to maximize collections are fundamental to success in this position. The Librarian will help manage the institutional repository and will supervise the Interlibrary Loan Specialist. The Librarian reports to the Director for oft the department for Collections.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Facilitates the selection and ordering of all individual monographs, audiovisuals, and software purchased for the Library, including the Bloedorn Technology Center, by collaborating with faculty and the Collection Development Committee and utilizing external sources to identify the best resources to meet educational, clinical and research needs.
2. Conducts reconciliation, approval and payment of all invoices for the above materials and coordinates collection purchases made on the departmental credit card. 3. Manages the budget accounts for all materials listed above, keeping accurate records in Alma/Primo and other systems as needed and produces all budget analyses as required or requested.
4. Manages currency of all print book collections within the library (monographic, Professional, Reference, etc).
5. Coordinates the Library’s approval plan program.
6. Communicates and works collaboratively with the Serials & Systems Librarian to assure the currency of all serial standing orders within the Reference collection. Collaborates with Reference librarians to maintain the Reference collection.
7. Supervises the Interlibrary Loan Specialist and manages the ILLiad Web Client. Serves as direct contact for interfaces with the server administrator in CASS for ILL systems.
8. Coordinates the Consortium Loan Service. Supervises loan of Himmelfarb resources to distant education students.
9. Participates in the Library’s Liaison Program, working with one or more departments as assigned within the guidelines and expectations of the program.
10. Works with Circulation to resolve lost, claims returned, damaged and assumed lost book items.
11. Participates in the Library’s instructional program as an Informatics Tutor.
12. Collection Development Committee to coordinate and maximize all formats of library resources. Participates as a member in other library committees.
13. Coordinates collection of and manages annual statistics reports to organizations such as AAHSL and ARL.
14. Maintains knowledge of current trends in librarianship and their implementation in the area.
15. Maintains an updated procedures and position manual accessible on shared drive, staff intranet or other system utilized to ensure its availability to all within the library.
To Apply: Please complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/66431 and upload a cover letter and a current CV or resume, and provide the names and complete contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete application will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
– Must be a current CUA Law student or CUA graduate library science student
Rate: $8.50 per hour
Shifts available: Sat 9am-5pm, Sun Noon-8pm, Wed 5pm-10pm
*Not open to graduating students unless you have already worked as a desk attendant at the law library.
To apply, submit a resume to Dawn Sobol at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Access Services Program Analyst is responsible for maintaining a high level of engagement regarding the library systems and technology used by Access Services and is a resource in the development of technical expertise throughout the division. Duties include ensuring the continuity and categorization of data between systems, promoting their full potential, and ensuring the quality and effectiveness of library software, applications, reporting scripts, and queries. Additionally, this position is responsible for overseeing the Circulation unit’s point of service, providing access to resources, maintaining collections, and managing student staff.
Collaborative management of a staff of 25 to 30 student assistants
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 35 hours/week
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Congratulations to Mary Cate Matta & Babak Zarin, who were named Students of the Year
Mary Cate Matta has achieved excellent academic performance and demonstrated a strong sense of service and leadership to profession, community, and fellow students. During her tenure as a student, she served as an officer for AGLISS and president of CUA Student Chapter of the Special Libraries Association. In her AGLISS officer role, she offered excellent service and diligent support to other DLIS student organizations in coordinating student events. As an outstanding student leader, Mary Cate is dedicated to the CUA LIS community and caring for her classmates and colleagues and well-respected by her fellow students.
She presented a poster at the Department’s annual symposium.
Babak Zarin stands out during his tenure of study at CUA with his strong scholarly pursuits and excellent leadership roles. He has achieved outstanding academic performance in classes and through his publications and conference presentations. He has published articles while in the program as well as an active participant in the University’s Research Day and the Department’s annual symposium. In 2018, he won the poster competition for the best poster, We’re Not Going to Take It: The Censorship of Challenging Literary Depictions in Library Collections at the DLIS 11th Annual Symposium. Babak has demonstrated strong leadership skills at DLIS as a student officer to several student groups as well as served as one of the department’s student ambassadors. He is a deep thinker, capable of articulating and sharing his thoughts, and motivated and passionate about the profession.
ASIS&T CUA Student Chapter visited Brookland Middle School to help out in the library on Saturday, April 27. Current students Katherine Defonzo, Sandra Lima Rocha Teixeira Neves, and Araceli Spivey, along with the SLM faculty advisor Dr. Sung Un Kim, worked with the librarian, Mr. Edgardo Guerrero, to check in the new inventory, shelve books, and create signage for upcoming library events.
Duties, Requirements and Desired Qualifications
This position is responsible for providing information and research services to union staff and leadership. The ideal candidate will be adept at: selecting and distributing news and other relevant information for a targeted audience, researching, analyzing, and disseminating information from diverse sources in response to patron requests, contributing to the management, organization, and assessment of the library collection, and providing outreach and instruction services for users of the Information Center.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university; an advanced degree in library or information science is strongly preferred, and three to five years of experience in a library or similar setting which provides the following skills.
AFSCME is an equal opportunity employer, and, as such, does not discriminate an employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification protected from discrimination under applicable law.
Benefits and Union Membership
Employees filling a United Staff Union bargaining unit position are required to join the union and pay membership dues.
To view the posting, go to: https://afscmestaff.org/
To be considered
Please send an email with an attached cover letter and resume to: email@example.com. Include the position title, and if you are a current member of an AFSCME Local, in the subject line of your email.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage applying before June 28, 2019.