Jan 31

Job: Reference Librarian – Library of Congress (Washington, D.C.)

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Position: Reference Librarian (Japanese)
Posted by:
Library of Congress
Location: Washington DC, USA
Contract: Full Time

Thanks to Adam Lisbon (Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken, 2004-2007) for passing along the following job opening.

The librarian is responsible for building the collections of the de facto national library; facilitating research and reference instruction and support onsite and virtually; and coordinating library engagement and interaction with a large and diverse array of users and communities.

The librarian helps balance new collections acquisitions with responsible stewardship of existing collections while building a more diverse and inclusive record for future generations. In the provision of reference and research services, the librarian utilizes traditional in-person methods in reading rooms and emerging technologies including social media and digital scholarship to assist researchers and other audiences in the use of library resources.

The librarian serves as the division’s primary liaison with researchers, visitors, and communities of practice, raising awareness of our collections and resources and making them accessible to all.

Salary/Hourly Rate: $68,405 – $88,926

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please click here –  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/773794700

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