Bethesda, MD: Digital Archivist, National Institutes of Health, Medical Science, & Computing

Oversee the organization, processing and digitization of scientific and biomedical research collections in compliance with professional archival standards. Apply professional application of theory, methods and techniques of archival management, conservation, planning, information management, library science, and property management; collection management and preservation techniques depending upon type of resource, climatic environment and nature of use. Coordinate the development of policies, procedures and programs for archival collections, … Continue reading Bethesda, MD: Digital Archivist, National Institutes of Health, Medical Science, & Computing

College Park, MD: Digital Preservation Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration

Advise the Director of Digital Preservation on recommendations for the development and implementation of digital preservation strategies, technologies, and procedures. Analyze, develop, and propose appropriate strategies, risk criteria, and standards for the preservation of electronic record holdings. Perform assessments and develop recommendations for software tools and system functionality for digital preservation operations, including format characterization, format conversion, auditing and reporting, and machine learning that can … Continue reading College Park, MD: Digital Preservation Specialist, National Archives and Records Administration

College Park, MD: Motion Picture Preservation Technician, National Archives and Records Administration

Inspect incoming and permanent motion picture holdings as well as additional inspection projects as requested by the archival unit, Presidential Libraries, and/ or Regional Archives. Digitize original archival motion picture records using computer hardware and software technology. Produce video and audio files. Link to job posting. Continue reading College Park, MD: Motion Picture Preservation Technician, National Archives and Records Administration

Bethesda, MD: Pathways Recent Graduate positions, National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Due to a system malfunction the recruitment originally posted on USAJobs on October 11, 2019, for Pathways Recent Graduate positions at the National Library of Medicine <https://www.nlm.nih.gov/careers/jobopenings.html>
(NLM) was cancelled. The 20 Pathways Recent Graduate <https://www.nlm.nih.gov/careers/pathways201910.html> positions will be re-posted on USAJobs 10/30/19 through 11/3/19. *Anyone who applied to the initial posting MUST REAPPLY to the new announcement to be considered for this recruitment.* We apologize sincerely for the inconvenience of reapplying, but you must do so to be an applicant for these exciting positions. If you wanted to apply and didn’t do so, or if you missed the initial announcement, this is your second chance!

The positions will again be listed as Technical Information Specialist (GS-1412-9). The announcement will be posted for five days. This brief posting period is due to of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process, and it should not be interpreted as an indication that the positions have already been filled. If you do not already have an account at USAJobs we recommend that you establish one and upload your current resume and cover letter ahead of the announcement so you will be able to complete the application by the November 3 deadline. Continue reading “Bethesda, MD: Pathways Recent Graduate positions, National Library of Medicine (NLM)”

Bethesda, MD: Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine

National Library of Medicine is now recruiting for the 2020-2021 NLM Associate Fellowship Program. An opportunity for recent library science graduates interested in a career as a leader in health sciences librarianship. As an Associate Fellow:

You will:
• Select projects ranging from operations to research and development; project opportunities are in data science, data management, open science, public access, vocabularies and ontologies, consumer health, common data elements, genetics, natural language processing, imaging, digital humanities, software preservation, exhibits, policy, and digital communication
• Grow professionally and learn in a cohort, participating in an established curriculum, as well as through informal facilitated learning workshops, and informational interviews
• Rotate to the NIH Library (by arrangement); Clinical Informationist experience at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
• Network and shadow senior staff at the National Library of Medicine
• Develop leadership skills through a leadership curriculum, behavioral assessments, and regular self-development activities
• Receive support from experienced mentors
• Attend national professional conferences, including the Medical Library Association’s annual meeting, the American Medical Informatics Association annual meeting, and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of MLA annual meeting
• Potentially complete a second year fellowship at a health sciences library in the United States (based on funding) Continue reading “Bethesda, MD: Associate Fellow, National Library of Medicine”

Montgomery County, MD: Pathways Recent Graduate positions, National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine is currently recruiting for up to 20 Pathways Recent Graduate positions: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548516500.

NLM is hiring diverse professionals who have earned graduate degrees within the past two years in library/information science, life sciences, chemistry, biology, history, archival science, or related fields. Please share this unique opportunity.

The positions will be listed as Technical Information Specialist GS-9 level with a 2019 pay rate of $57,510-$74,759; successful candidates are eligible for permanent positions (which may be in a different job series) after one year of service at the GS-9 level. We encourage applicants to include a cover letter identifying the area(s) or positions they are most interested in to help with planning interviews. Continue reading “Montgomery County, MD: Pathways Recent Graduate positions, National Library of Medicine”

Potomac, MD: Assitant Archivist, Glenstone Museum

Respond to general reference requests from Glenstone associates. Assist in the creation and implementation of policies and procedures related to the archives, library, and records management. Produce written descriptive records inventories, guides, and other retrieval aids in accordance with accepted archival standards and make these available in accordance with the access framework and permission policies. Implement basic records preservation measures, including digitization and re-housing for … Continue reading Potomac, MD: Assitant Archivist, Glenstone Museum

La Plata, MD: Archives Assistant, College of Southern Maryland

Creates accession records for both old and incoming donations, entering the records into a database and filing a hardcopy.Catalogs Collections using a cataloging database, including making digital images of Archival Collections. Conducts inventories of Collections as needed, noting any condition problems that may need to be addressed. Houses materials in archival quality folders and boxes, to preserve the collections. Maintains records to document the use … Continue reading La Plata, MD: Archives Assistant, College of Southern Maryland

Baltimore, MD: Data Services Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore

The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) at University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) seeks an innovative, forward-thinking Data Services Librarian to develop robust research data-related services for UMB faculty, staff, and students. This dynamic librarian advances the Library’s efforts in data management planning, discovery of and access to research data, and data sharing. The Data Services Librarian partners with the HS/HSL’s Bioinformationist. The librarian will also collaborate with other faculty and staff within the HS/HSL and with partners throughout the University. This new position is a member of the Services Division, home to information services, research and education services, and bioinformation services. This is a permanent status-eligible full-time, non-tenure track faculty position reporting to the Associate Director for Services. For more information about the HS/HSL, visit http://hshsl.umaryland.edu/. Continue reading “Baltimore, MD: Data Services Librarian, University of Maryland, Baltimore”