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Vacancy Announcement: Librarian, National Museum of Women in the Arts

The Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center, National Museum of Women in the Arts, is seeking a librarian.  The Librarian will assist in all aspects of library operations and will perform cataloging, reference, technical services, and participate in archives management, as well as other duties necessary to fulfill the goals and mission of the LRC. Working with the Director of the LRC, the Librarian will assist with accounting, bookkeeping, and management of supplies. The Librarian performs duties requiring knowledge of library practices and procedures, is an ambassador for the museum in-person and via remote inquiry, and maintains dedication to the preservation, access, and creative implementation of the collection. Work priorities will change to reflect needs of the community and the collection. Priorities for the Librarian are established by departmental goals and immediate needs as determined by the Library Director.

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Please submit applications by emailing cover letter and résumé to The National Museum of Women in the Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

Vacancy Announcement: Librarian (Monographs Cataloger and Metadata Specialist), National Gallery of Art

The National Gallery of Art is seeking applicants for a permanent, part-time (32 hours/week) professional position in the Library’s technical services department.

Librarian (Monographs Cataloger and Metadata Specialist) (GS1410-9)

The primary purpose of the position is to provide descriptive and subject cataloging, original and copy, for monographs in English and foreign languages. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for bringing vision and implementation to metadata projects that will expand access to all library collections, and to identify opportunities within relationships to other NGA collections and related collections of other institutions.

The incumbent contributes to the effectiveness and efficiency of the research and educational activities of National Gallery of Art by providing complete, accurate, and timely access to monographic publications in the Library’s collection, as well as enhancing existing descriptive access elements. The incumbent works collaboratively within the library to extend and enhance access to and augment connections between collection items.

Detailed information about the position’s duties and qualifications as well as application instructions are available via the USAJOBS links provided below. The job announcement will close at 11:59 pm on Friday, October 18, 2019.  Applicants must provide ALL supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy announcement in order to be considered. Note: salary is prorated for 32 hours per week work schedule, $46,010-$59,805 per annum.

NGA-19-149A (United States citizens and nationals)

NGA-19-149B  (Current or former competitive service Federal employees; Federal career transition employees; veterans; individuals with disabilities)

Please note: Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each. Current Federal employees who do not meet the time-in-grade requirement should apply to announcement NGA-19-149A.

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