Librarian – Bucknells Elementary School – Fairfax, VA

School website:  http://www.fcps.edu/bucknelles/

School Profile:  http://commweb.fcps.edu/schoolprofile/profile.cfm?profile_id=207

Bucknell is looking for school librarian candidates who believe that a
school library is the heart of the school, vibrant with activity, and a
place for students to be curious and excited learners.  Continue reading

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Graduate Program Intern – Library of Congress – Washington, DC

Office of the Librarian of Congress, Graduate Program Intern, Stipend:  $14.59 per hour

The Graduate Program Internship is open to graduate students enrolled in The Catholic University Library and Information Sciences program for the 2014 fall semester. Continue reading

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Research Librarian – LAC Group – Beltsville, MD

LAC Group is seeking a Research Librarian for a one-year government
contract working with a prestigious federal agency located in
Beltsville, Maryland, subject to award. This is a full-time, 40-hour per
week position which includes a full benefits package. Continue reading

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Research and Library Intern – Consumer Electronics Association – Arlington, VA

Research and Library Intern
Basic Function of the Position

The Research and Libraries Intern will provide basic research, organize library information and spreadsheets and tag and index industry information for technology news and reference databases Continue reading

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Reference Librarian – Georgetown University Law Library – Washington, DC

Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for a Reference Librarian, based in the Williams Law Library. Continue reading

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Documents Services Specialist – George Washington University Law Library – Washington, DC

The George Washington University Law Library seeks a qualified
individual for a full-time document services specialist position. For
more details, including information on job duties and qualifications, or
to apply, please visit the GW Jobs website and view the posting<http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/23455>.
Please note that the successful candidate will be required to submit to
and successfully complete a pre-employment background check.

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or
activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Continuing Resources Specialist – George Washington University Law Library – Washington, DC

The George Washington University Law Library seeks a qualified
individual for a full-time continuing resources specialist position. Continue reading

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Library Technician – Smithsonian Institution – Washington, DC

Smithsonian Institution

Library Technician

DUTIES:

  • Assists in the day-to-day management of the collections:     Shelves and or supervises shelving of materials; maintains microform files.

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Cataloging Assistant – American University Library – Washington, DC

The part-time Cataloging Assistant provides the timely, accurate, and comprehensive bibliographic description and organization that make it possible for students, faculty, and researchers within the University and in the outside world to gain access to the Library’s materials.  In addition, the incumbent performs copy cataloging of newly-acquired materials in various formats, provides quality control for bibliographic records of materials, and edits and updates database records as needed.      Continue reading

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Archive Digitization Technician – National Museum of the American Indian – Washington, DC

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Archive Center is seeking a temporary Archive Digitization Technician to prepare, image, and upload historical archival materials from the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation collection (400 linear feet). As a part of the Smithsonian Institution, the NMAI Archive Center is the repository for primary sources documenting indigenous art, history, lifeways, and traditions. The center supports the mission of the museum by collecting, organizing, preserving and making available manuscripts, records, images, recordings, and ephemera that accurately reflects the historical and contemporary lives of Native peoples throughout the Western Hemisphere.

The project will include:

Digitizing a variety of historic archival documents (records,   letters, diaries, albums, scrapbooks, booklets, manuscripts, ledgers,   etc.)  from the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation collection (400 linear feet), using digital   equipment (e.g. flatbed scanner or camera stand with associated computer hardware and software) to   obtain high quality digital images.

  • Handling the historic materials appropriately and   with the utmost care. If needed, prepping the documents for scanning, including very minor preservation work.
  • Naming files and entering metadata information following   NMAI’s scanning guidelines. Maintains equipment, calibration,   and color profiles in accordance to established specifications.
  • Inspecting images for clarity, color, completeness,   skew, etc. Creates derivative images according to established guidelines.   Responsible for quality-control of the resulting digital images, normally   at the time of capture. Attaches files to collection finding aid in   Archivists Toolkit. Stores master images according to NMAI’s guidelines on a SAN (Stand Alone Network) and the Digital Asset Management System (Artesia).
  • Adhering to scanning workflow requirements. Organizes   workflow efficiently to maximize production and meet deadlines.
  • Compiling statistics for project and individual work.   Produces monthly reports as requested.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate must possess the following:

  • A minimum of (1) year equivalent experience in an   archive or museum setting.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Library Science, History, or Anthropology.
  • Demonstrated experience with handling archival collections,   scanning archival documents, and metadata entry.
  • Skill in the use of electronic imaging equipment   in order to scan a variety of historical documents requiring careful   handling.
  • Ability to learn and use the necessary software applications,   including ISA Golden Thread, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Archivists’ Tookit, OmniPage, and the Digital Asset Management System (Artesia),   for the management, recording, and tracking of resulting digital files.
  • Skill in file naming conventions, and directory structures   in order to enter, search, manage, process, and retrieve information   in a database management system.
  • Resume and three professional references.

Preference will be given to prospective candidates with relevant experience and education resulting in:

  • Familiarity with handling archival collections; scanning equipment and related software; and archive content management systems, as demonstrated   by either training or research experience.
  • Excellent data management skills, organizational skills and attention to detail.

This position is part of a larger project to conduct preservation and digitization of the Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation records. The selected candidate will work directly for an already selected contract company, The Choice, Inc.

Project Timeline: August 2014 – September 2015. Project may be extended based on funding.

Hours and Pay: One full-time candidate, 40 hours week; $16.00/hour.

To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and three references to Michael Pahn at pahnm@si.edu

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