Washington D.C., D.C.: Collection Analysis and Preservation Fellow, National Transportation Library

Join the National Transportation Library (NTL) and be offered an opportunity to gain hands-on learning and skills in collection analysis and digital preservation, relating to transportation. The Fellow will learn to use Tableau to create and analyze NTL Collections and create bibliometric dashboards. The Fellow will learn how to identify, evaluate, and process legacy content of historical significance for long term digital preservation. Content may … Continue reading Washington D.C., D.C.: Collection Analysis and Preservation Fellow, National Transportation Library

Washington, D.C.: Metadata and Discovery Librarian, National Geographic

Link to job posting. The Metadata and Discovery Librarian is responsible for collecting, preserving, and presenting print and digital information in all formats, creating bibliographic and archival metadata for collections, books, ebooks and other items, as required. This includes managing authorities and ensuring data quality, and other duties associated with the creation and maintenance of item-­ and collection-­level data for a variety of print and … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Metadata and Discovery Librarian, National Geographic

Washington, D.C.: Digital Project Coordinator, Library of Congress

Link to job posting. The incumbent develops work plans, intake specifications, and conversion specifications for image, text, and video capture specific to assigned projects. The incumbent reviews digital material for quality issues and coordinates reworking (for digital reformatted material) or re-submission (for digital originals). Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Digital Project Coordinator, Library of Congress

Washington, DC: Library & Archivist Intern, The Phillips Collection

Link to Job Posting
Application Deadline: ongoing

The 10,000 volume library contains material on artists in The Phillips Collection as well as books on various aspects of art history. The library’s primary purpose is to support the research needs of curators and other staff members as well as to serve visiting scholars and members of the public. The library actively collects books that support the research function of the library. The library’s focus is on 19th and 20th century American and European art as well as contemporary art. Continue reading “Washington, DC: Library & Archivist Intern, The Phillips Collection”

Washington, DC: Archivist (Media), Smithsonian Institution

Link to Job Posting
Application Deadline: July 30, 2018

This position is located in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the largest national museum for the study and exhibition of African American history and culture. Its primary purposes are to acquire, maintain and preserve objects which document social, cultural, political, military, technological and scientific developments in the United States related to the African American experience; to conduct scholarly research designed to make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in the field of African American history, to publish findings for both scholarly and general audiences; and to interpret historical developments through public exhibits and programs as well as digital content.
The archival unit of the NMAAHC includes paper, audio, photographic, and video materials. The Archivist for Film, Video and Sound is situated in the Office of Curatorial Affairs (OCA) and constitutes an essential member of the team needed to catalogue and oversee the care and restoration of the Museum’s video, film, sound and born-digital media by and about African Americans. Continue reading “Washington, DC: Archivist (Media), Smithsonian Institution”

Washington, DC: Reference and Instruction Librarian, The George Washington University

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Link to Job Posting: http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/51488
Application Deadline: ongoing

The Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Himmelfarb Health Sciences
Library is an important member of the Information, Instruction, and
Reference team. This position assists in the provision of 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. Other duties include reference and systematic review
consultations, distance education student support, and membership on
various library committees. This position reports to the Associate Director
for Education, Information and Technology Services. Continue reading “Washington, DC: Reference and Instruction Librarian, The George Washington University”

Washington D.C.: Research Coordinator, Oxfam America

Research Coordinator, Oxfam America, Washington, DC
Link: https://jobs.jobvite.com/oxfamamerica/job/ow0P7fwc

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Coordinate research processes, systems development and maintenance, and internal research communications in OUS and for the ORN; coordinate planning and budget processes supporting OUS Research Director and ORN Steering Committee. The time split between OUS research and the ORN will be 60%/40% respectively.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: fall within 3 broad areas of work—research communication, research administration, and library/instructional design. Continue reading “Washington D.C.: Research Coordinator, Oxfam America”