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

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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”

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Washington, DC: Archivist (Media), Smithsonian Institution

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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”

Washington DC; Educational Resources Specialist, Library of Congress

The position is located in the Office of National & International Outreach.

The purpose of this position is to help develop and present content for the Library’s online and in-person educational outreach programs and projects. The incumbent may be assigned to work on such projects as a member of a team or independently.

The Educational Outreach Division was established to shape the Library of Congress historical collections to the needs of the K-16 educational community. The goal of the office is to raise public awareness of the value of primary sources and increase their use at the elementary and secondary school level, and on into post-secondary school. The office engages in programming to promote the effective use of primary source materials through a variety of channels, on-site, online, and at a distance. The office identifies Library collections that are appropriate for K-16 development, produces teaching materials to accompany the primary source collections, establishes distribution channels, develops teacher and librarian training, and investigates new technologies for dissemination.

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Washington D.C.: National Transportation Library Fellow – National Transportation Library

Contact Name: Leighton L Christiansen Contact Email : leighton.christiansen@dot.gov Institution/Organization Name: National Transportation Library Job Location: Washington DC Job Title: National Transportation Library (NTL) Fellow Application Deadline : February 28, 2017, 5:00 pm Years of Experience Required: None (Must have Masters) Link to Job Posting: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2785 Job Description: The NTL Fellows Program offers a broad-based experience with exposure to research and reference, digital library operations, data … Continue reading Washington D.C.: National Transportation Library Fellow – National Transportation Library

Federal Positions – location and agency vary with job post

Nine job positions available through various federal branches of employment. These job openings include: Library Technician, Museum Curator, Technical Editor, Visual Information Specialist, Writer-Editor, Librarian, Consumer Education Specialist. Each job opening is sponsored by a different federal agency as well as has its own location.

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Cambridge, Ma – Washington, DC. – Chicago, IL – St. Louis, MO – or Los Angeles, CA: National Digital Stewardship Residency position, Biodiversity Heritage Library

Five openings with the Biodiversity Heritage Library Vacancies for five National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) cohort positions have been posted through Harvard University. These five residents will work on projects related to the Biodiversity Heritage Library (http://biodiversitylibrary.org/) at BHL partner institutions in Cambridge, MA, Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, St. Louis , MO or Los Angeles, CA from January 2017 to December 2017. The NDSR program … Continue reading Cambridge, Ma – Washington, DC. – Chicago, IL – St. Louis, MO – or Los Angeles, CA: National Digital Stewardship Residency position, Biodiversity Heritage Library