Library Project Assistants – American Institute of Physics, College Park, MD


The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking 2 part-time temporary Library Project Assistants for up to 24 hours a week to help the Niels Bohr Library & Archives (NBLA) with a collection assessment project. The Project Assistants will evaluate the collection, assess and track condition issues, update existing cataloging records and flag selected books for a future collection move.

What is AIP?

We are the American Institute of Physics. Our mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. We promote the physical sciences through effective communication, education, and policy initiatives.

Why Work for AIP?

We want you to love working here, and we have a workplace culture that reflects that. With our commitment to community service, monthly catered lunches, and an on-site fitness center, we work hard to make sure AIP is an awesome place to work. Did we mention that you will work with amazingly talented colleagues in a variety of departments?

Diversity Welcome!

We encourage and invite people from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our team. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, marital status, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability.


* Candidates should complete the entire application, upload a cover letter and a resume.

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree or three years’ experience working with library collections.
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, able to work effectively with library and archives staff
  • Basic familiarity with library systems and procedures like classifying and shelving
  • Ability to work with office computer software
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, use stairs, do repetitive lifting of light materials.

Located in College Park, Maryland, AIP is a federation of societies that advances, promotes, and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. Learn more at

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