Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Assistant Special Collections), National Gallery of Art

Maintains the library’s special collections, especially vertical files and microforms. Devises and implements policies and procedures for preservation, bibliographic control, access and security of special collection materials. Creates bibliographic records and metadata and manages physical processing and labeling of special collection materials. Participates in planning for future disposition, storage, and access to collections. Supervises one student library technician and volunteers. Prepares digital reproductions and accompanying … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Assistant Special Collections), National Gallery of Art

Washington, D.C.: Knowledge Management Consultant/Library Scientist, The Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition

The Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition and the Ready to Govern program are intended to ensure a smooth and safe transfer of power between presidential administrations, maximize a new administration’s capacity to manage government challenges, and prepare senior appointees to step into office ready to lead effectively. The Center for Presidential Transition Publication and Resource Library serves as a growing generator and … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Knowledge Management Consultant/Library Scientist, The Partnership for Public Service’s Center for Presidential Transition

Washington, D.C.: Metadata Cataloger, National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is seeking an experienced cataloging professional to provide metadata for mixed-media archival collections, including photographs, film, maps, documents, and artifacts. The ideal candidate will rise to the challenges of cataloging complex material and creating consistency and discoverability. Link to job posting. Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Metadata Cataloger, National Geographic Society

Washington, D.C.: Meta data Librarian/Architect, National Geographic Society

The National Geographic Society is seeking an experienced and skilled metadata architect to lead efforts to consolidate metadata schema from separate collection management systems into a unified framework. The successful candidate will have experience in developing, organizing and managing metadata for multiple formats, working with various collection management systems, including archival collections, handling content migration from legacy systems, documenting processes and procedures, and strong collaboration … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Meta data Librarian/Architect, National Geographic Society

Washington, D.C.: Supervisory Photographer, National Air and Space Museum

This position is located in the Archives/Photography Services Unit at the National Air and Space Museum (NASM), Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Also located at NASM Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA. The Supervisory Photographer serves as the Chief of the NASM Archives Department, Photo Services Unit, whose mission is to photograph, promote and preserve the visual history of the people, artifacts, exhibits and events of the National … Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Supervisory Photographer, National Air and Space Museum

Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Digital Collections), Smithsonian Institution

This position is located in the Digital Programs and Initiatives Division, Digital Library Department, Smithsonian Libraries, Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. The employee is responsible for the digital collections development for SIL in one or more subject areas, managing the digitization of SIL collections materials, managing outreach programs, and project management. Link to job posting. Continue reading Washington, D.C.: Librarian (Digital Collections), Smithsonian Institution

Washington D.C.: Digital Initiatives Librarian, Georgetown University Law Center

The Digital Initiatives Librarian oversees the implementation, maintenance, and advancement of digital projects and collections falling under the purview of the Digital Initiatives Department at the Georgetown University Law Library. S/he manages the Scanning Team, student assistants, and metadata strategies for digitized materials. Link to job posting. Continue reading Washington D.C.: Digital Initiatives Librarian, Georgetown University Law Center

Washington, DC: Digital Conversion Technician, Library of Congress

The incumbent will be assigned to the Prints & Photographs Division at the Library’s Capitol Hill campus. The incumbent provides assistance to Digital Conversion Team staff and others on projects to present digitally reformatted Library collections via the Library’s web site. These collections are primarily photographic film, but may include photographic prints or other still image graphic materials. The technician works primarily with Prints & … Continue reading Washington, DC: Digital Conversion Technician, Library of Congress

Washington DC; Data Fellow, USDOT National Transportation Library

The National Tranportation Library (NTL) Data Management/Data Curation Fellows Program offers a hands-on experience with exposure to creating and evaluating data management plans, crafting data curation standard operating plans and policies, cataloging datasets for preservation, data format migration and other data services, all within the context of providing access to an entire research package which will contain data and reports, as well as networking and outreach. The selected candidate will have direct impact on new data management and curation practices for newly collected as well as legacy datasets. The DM/DC fellow will help to make transportation data more interoperable and open for reuse

 

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