Librarian (LAW) – Law Library of Congress – Washington, DC

Librarian (LAW) (Vacancy # VAR000216)

GS-11 – Law Library- $ 66,510 to $86,460 per year

Opening Date: Oct. 12, 2017

Closing Date: Nov. 9, 2017

The Law Library of Congress seeks a legal reference librarian with education and experience (1) providing legal and legislative information services to diverse and demanding clients in a large law library or similar legal information organization; and (2) creating, organizing and managing web content for dynamic websites. Qualified candidates with both Juris Doctor and Masters in Library/Information Science degrees from accredited universities with appropriate training and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should demonstrate progressively responsible work experience or combination of education & work experience and proficiency in (1) providing concise and thorough oral and written research guidance utilizing creative methodologies to respond to complex inquiries; (2) applying a strong public service demeanor when providing legal and legislative information services to diverse and demanding clientele; (3) developing, organizing and managing legal and legislative collections (websites, blogs and online resources); (4) creating, organizing and managing legal and legislative content for dynamic websites; and (5) using time management skills to complete multiple time-sensitive assignments and projects.

To view the full vacancy announcement and to apply for the position, visit:  https://www.loc.gov/law/about/jobs.php#availVAR000216 .

Questions should be addressed to the Library of Congress Human Resources Services at (202) 707-5627 or JobHelp@loc.gov.

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Part-time librarian – Marymount University – Arlington, VA

Marymount University Library is seeking a part-time reference librarian to join our team!

Applications are being accepted for candidates with MLS/MLIS degrees for a 20-hour a week position. For more information and to apply, please see the full posting here.

Posting Details

Job Category Staff and Administrator
Title Part Time Librarian
Posting Number M00832
Department Library & Learning Svc
Reports To Digital Learning Initiatives Librarian
Point of Contact Emily Fernandez
Responsibilities This is a Part-time position; 20 hrs a week; Monday – Friday. 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.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree (MLS or MLIS);
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience.
  • Ability to work with students and faculty, knowledge of library resources, both print and electronic, computer skills.
  • Microsoft Office, Google drive, docs and sheets, searching skills for a wide variety of library database platforms, knowledge of Libguides software, ability to understand a MARC record.
  • Research skills and ability to work with the public;
  • Must be able to operate and explain use to students of all library technology devices and troubleshoot when necessary.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in science discipline is preferred.
Special Notes to Applicants This is a Part-time position; 20 hrs a week; Monday – Friday. The department is flexible and will work with the incumbent’s schedule.
Application materials must be received by 11/03/2017
Open Until Filled
University Profile Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.
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Librarian- Medical Library at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital- Baltimore, MD

 Librarian

Category: Professional/MGMT/Physicians
Job Requisition: 10045672
Department: Medical Library
Facility: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day shift
Location: BaltimoreMD
 Responsible for health sciences, and patient and community libraries.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: Bachelors degree required; Masters degree in Medical Library Science or related field preferred; knowledge of medical terminology, database searching, and Internet.

EXPERIENCE: 1 year of related experience and health science library supervisor experience preferred.

LICENSE/CERT/REG: No special certification, registration or license required.

SKILLS: Verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills preferred.

 

To Apply: https://www.medstarhealthjobs.org/job/7762311/librarian-baltimore-md/

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Dr. Chancellor Presents at ALA D.C. Office

Dr. Renate Chancellor, LIS faculty member, gave a presentation on library advocacy and activism at a staff breakfast for the American Library Association’s Washington, D.C., staff. You can read an account of  her visit, written by LIS Alumna Emily Wagner, here: http://www.districtdispatch.org/2017/10/washington-office-welcomes-renate-chancellor/

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Education and Outreach Archivist- Washington State University- Pullman, Washington

Education and Outreach Archivist

Work Location: Pullman, Washington

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Position Details: Librarian 2, full-time, 12-month, 3-year temporary, non-tenure-track

Posting Close date: October 29, 2017

Required Applicant Documents:  Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Reference Contact Info (for 3 references)

Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

For additional information and application procedures:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.wsujobs.com_postings_34572&d=DwIFaQ&c=C3yme8gMkxg_ihJNXS06ZyWk4EJm8LdrrvxQb-Je7sw&r=QzIgu__e_Ophk61lDdhuBw&m=hrwW69zHv1i2m43510OzA0Tllj_u5Gvx42Kz-kOx59k&s=qnywaefQgpuKV_K1gG4iJtcfmzK8oEgw_1FSyy_2Eiw&e=

Position Summary:

The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Education and Outreach Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 3-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections.  Start date is targeted for January 2018.

As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and the Libraries at Washington State University, this position will support and extend the collaborative curation model and method through educational initiatives, curriculum development and instruction. The Education and Outreach Archivist will support the Tribal Digital Stewardship Cohort program and the Sustainable Heritage Network (SHN) by providing hands-on educational instruction, working as part of a team to develop and extend curricular modules, leading outreach efforts to potential program participants and collaborating with faculty, staff, community members and other educators to deliver instruction in person and online as part of the collaborative curation process. This position will support CDSC developed platforms and tools including Mukurtu CMS and the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal (Portal) including support for users at all levels, training aimed at tribal heritage institution staff and community members. The Education and Outreach Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC.

Required Qualifications:

● Master’s degree from an American Library Association
accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
● Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational,
problem-solving and planning skills.
● Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively
both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
● Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

● Experience with curricular creation, educational models,
instruction and outreach to diverse sets of stakeholders.
● Experience creating outreach materials, working with
production teams, and delivering instruction online and in virtual settings.
● Digital archives training and experience.
● Familiarity with Mukurtu CMS.
● Familiarity with current trends in digital library
initiatives, digital curation, and archives instruction.
● Strong attention to diverse needs, access issues, learning
needs, and community work.
● Commitment to working with diverse communities.
● Willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven team
environment, assist in expanding CDSC programming and projects, and think creatively, problem-solve and be flexible.

EEO/AA Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S.
citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay
Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Applications must be received by October 29, 2017. Online applications are required and will include a cover letter addressing the qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three current references. Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Questions may be sent to the search committee via Bonny Boyan, boyan@wsu.edu509-335-1535.  To apply visit: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.wsujobs.com_postings_34572&d=DwIFaQ&c=C3yme8gMkxg_ihJNXS06ZyWk4EJm8LdrrvxQb-Je7sw&r=QzIgu__e_Ophk61lDdhuBw&m=hrwW69zHv1i2m43510OzA0Tllj_u5Gvx42Kz-kOx59k&s=qnywaefQgpuKV_K1gG4iJtcfmzK8oEgw_1FSyy_2Eiw&e=

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Digital Projects Archivist- Washington State University- Pullman, Washington

Digital Projects Archivist

Work Location: Pullman, Washington

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Position Details: Librarian 2, full-time, 12-month, 2-year temporary, non-tenure-track

Posting Close date: October 29, 2017

Required Applicant Documents:  Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter, Reference Contact Info (for 3 references)

Finalists for this position may be subject to a background check as a condition of employment.

For additional information and application procedures:
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.wsujobs.com_postings_34573&d=DwIFaQ&c=C3yme8gMkxg_ihJNXS06ZyWk4EJm8LdrrvxQb-Je7sw&r=QzIgu__e_Ophk61lDdhuBw&m=2rHSaC-9ICGylIYREO2xN35IxK8E022bE3knsg2jhZg&s=FtUahDcSoOve-XsFYIf9G7E9Yit9784sPv_g3DTivVo&e=

Position Summary:

The Washington State University Libraries invites applications for Digital Projects Archivist, a full-time, 12-month, grant-funded, 2-year temporary position with the possibility of extension, located on the Pullman campus.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Digital Initiatives and Special Collections.  Start date is targeted for January 2018.

As a part of a larger team comprised of personnel from the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC) and Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections at Washington State University, this position will support the digital workflow and lifecycle of digital materials in on-going CDSC projects and provide support for digital platforms including, but not limited to: Mukurtu CMS, Scalar, Omeka, CONTENTdm and WordPress. The Digital Projects Archivist will work directly with faculty, students and staff on projects that vary in scale and scope related to curating collections, providing culturally appropriate access to collections, and producing widely available resources for teaching, research and scholarship in the University. This position will play a leading role in supporting the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal
(Portal) in all aspects of the Portal project initiatives including 1) providing instructional support for tribal community users, community members, and institutional partners, 2) overseeing metadata creation,
3) updating and managing ingest of digital content from multiple institutions, 4) delivering training and support resources (online and in person) for the collaborative curation process and 5) assisting tribal staff with added content creation from digitized materials. The Digital Projects Archivist will be an integral part of the team at the CDSC and will work on grant-funded and ongoing projects.

Required Qualifications:

· Master’s degree from an American Library Association
accredited Library and Information Studies program at date of hire.
· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, organizational,
problem-solving and planning skills.
· Ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively
both as a team member and independently and to promote teamwork among colleagues.
· Ability to work with diverse sets of stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Mukurtu CMS and Scalar experience preferred.
· Experience with digitization management and workflows.
· Experience with instruction and training for a diverse set of
users of digital systems.
· Experience working with or supporting a Content Management System.
· Experience in Special Collections or archives management.
· Familiarity with current trends in digital library
initiatives and digital curation.
· Strong attention to access, privacy and security issues from
diverse perspectives.
· Commitment to working with diverse populations, particularly
Native American communities.
· Willingness to work in a face-paced, innovative team
environment, assist in expanding the Portal community of users, lead and think creatively, problem-solve and be flexible.

EEO/AA Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S.
citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Washington State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay
Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

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Part-Time Library Assistant Level II at Whitefriars Hall

Part-Time Library Assistant Level II at Whitefriars Hall

Summary of Job Responsibilities

This job description provides a variety of general clerical duties within the library in technical and /or public services to assist patrons and with daily operational needs of the library such as processing, circulation, and shelving library materials, as well as special projects. It is not designed to contain an exhaustive listing of  activities  and responsibilities required of the employee.

At the direction of the Prior of Whitefriars Hall the librarian is required to perform other library related duties as assigned.

Distinguishing Characteristics

Employee will have a variety of duties.

Examples of Duties

  • Provides a full range of circulation services, including patron registration and transactions; explaining to patrons how to use the card catalog
  • Notifies patrons by phone or email regarding materials waiting for them and materials overdue or
  • Maintains the catalogue.
  • Performs pre-cataloging and cataloging tasks within one or more specific languages (using Dewey Decimal and Library of Congress systems).
  • Maintains statistics and returns materials to shelves and keeping stacks in
  • Makes recommendations related to improving procedures (e.g. how to transition and implement an electronic ILS for the collection).
  • Participates in institutional staff
  • Works on special
  • Performs other duties as Special Working Conditions

Work is performed primarily in a library environment while sitting at the office desk.   Physical exertion may include the requirement to lift office supplies and library materials from overhead to floor. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation are essential to read, sort and shelve library materials and maintain patron and cataloguing records.

Desired knowledge. experience. and qualifications:

Although no formal library experience is required, applicants should have at least a basic understanding of libraries, how to find materials in the catalogue, how to find books by call numbers, general computer skills (Microsoft Office, basic internet searching, etc), and a pleasant, helpful attitude. They must exhibit a willingness to serve and support the mission of Whitefriars Hall. Customer service experience is preferred.

Application Process

Send resume and letter of introduction to qconners@carmelnet.org and we will respond.

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Paid 1-Day Contractual Position – 2U – Arlington, VA

My name is Jessie Brecher and I’m a Video Producer at 2U.

Our company is looking for graduate Library Science students to take part in filmed graduate-level discussions for online courses the week of October 23rd. In these discussions, two students engage in an academic discussion with a top-tier university professor on specific topics pertaining to a given course. These discussions will be used as part of a larger online classroom.

This is a paid project. Depending on the amount of prep work required, participants can expect to be paid up to $300 for a half day of filming on set. Filming will take place at our studio facilities in Arlington, VA. The successful applicant will possess a positive attitude in addition to being bright and articulate! If you have any friends who may be interested, we offer a $25 referral fee for any referrals used during out shoots.

The topic that will be discussed come from a course on Managing a School Library. Interested students can apply to the google forms below:

Managing a Library Application

Please let me know if you or any of your fellow students are interested in this opportunity or if you have any questions! 

Email: jbrecher@2u.com

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Digitization & Metadata Archivist – The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division – Alexandria, VA

JOB OPPORTUNITY – Digitization & Metadata Archivist in Alexandria, VA (PT or Project-Based)

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Winthrop Group’s Information & Archival Services Division has an immediate opening for a self-directed Archivist to manage a mass digitization and metadata project of institutional and personal papers. The position requires a detail-oriented and careful individual who will be responsible for creating high-quality results.

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities

This position will be part of a team and will require collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. The Archivist will be responsible for

• Putting in order and preparing items to be scanned at high-resolution

• Using appropriate scanning equipment (e.g., flatbed; document scanner with feeder; large format flatbed; slide scanner; book scanner; etc.) to scan items

• Inspecting and correcting scanned images to ensure they are digitized accurately, consistently and clearly and OCR’d when needed

• Embedding metadata into scanned images via Adobe Bridge

• Updating inventory and conducting quality control reviews

• Drafting brief collection statements to accompany digitized collections.

Required Qualifications

• MLS/MLIS or MA in history

• Detail-oriented and proficient in finding practical solutions

• Excellent organizational skills

• Familiarity with digitization workflows and descriptive metadata

• Strong and effective written and verbal communications skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with rare, fragile and oversized materials

• Ability to work hard and fast with minimal supervision

• Willingness to provide rigorous quality control review

• Familiarity with scanning systems, file formats, bit depth, image resolution, etc.

Compensation

This is a project-based part-time position with possibility of extension after successful completion of this work. Compensation is based upon experience and qualifications.

Contact Information

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references (including names, titles, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers) to David Kay at dkay@winthropgroup.com

Review of resumes will begin immediately with anticipated start date in early November.

Here’s a link to the job posting on our webpage: http://winthropgroup.com/about/page/career-opportunities

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DIGITAL CURATOR- Cadence Group- Greenbelt, MD

DIGITAL CURATOR, Greenbelt, MD

The Digital Curator will work to help properly collect, manage and prepare data, observing local standards and protocols. The Curator, with training and support from the Digital Project Team, will normalize and prepare the data for ingest into the Library Institutional Repository, using a variety of software systems to maintain and organize data, including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro™, Open Refine, and a variety of custom tools.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Researching and interviewing stakeholders with a variety of stature and backgrounds
  • Developing and writing clear explanations of complex concepts in order to facilitate discovery and understanding to laypersons
  • Providing weekly status reports, and occasional status presentations to stakeholders
  • Coordinating with creators of digital content in order to preserve context
  • Applying local and community best practices and standards in a highly consistent manner
  • Creating and manipulating data in a variety of formats (such as CSV, XLS, HTML, and XML), including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
  • Working directly with stakeholders across the center upon occasion

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in a federal library
  • Experience in data collection and management
  • Advanced training and experience with information services and information science, records management, and/or data management
  • Ability to perform related tasks and  be comfortable performing the activities listed above
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution desired
  • Ability to present comfortably in front of a group
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Acrobat Pro, Open Refine, and the Microsoft suite of products

 

To apply, go to this link, complete the short form, and upload your resume:

http://www.cadence-group.com/job-descriptions/#digital-curator-greenbelt-md

 

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