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GWU: Research Services Librarian

  • 28 Dec 2023 3:44 PM
    Message # 13294894
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    POSITION: Research Services Librarian

    PRIMARY LOCATION: The George Washington University Libraries and Academic Innovation, Washington, DC.

    JOB SUMMARY: The George Washington University Libraries and Academic Innovation (GWLAI) enriches the academic experience of scholars and students and sparks innovation at GW. We enable research and teaching through access to the latest scholarship and rich archival resources, tailored support for researchers at all levels, guidance for faculty who want to explore new teaching methods and technologies in the classroom, and robust support for online education. Through innovative partnerships, dynamic workshops, and team-based approaches to project management and problem solving, GWLAI fosters collaboration and provides leadership across the university to support the shared mission of generating, making accessible, and preserving new knowledge.

    Having recently joined the Association of American Universities (AAU), GW is at an exciting moment in its history and trajectory, and GWLAI is a key partner in supporting the university’s research and scholarly advancements and promoting discoveries and innovations made by the research community. GWLAI is seeking a collaborative and service-oriented Research Services Librarian to join the Research and User Services (RUS) department. RUS is a highly collaborative unit where staff and librarians work together to meet student, faculty, and researcher needs across disciplines. Research Services librarians do this by being active teaching partners with faculty to support research instruction in face-to-face and online learning environments. We teach workshops supporting a wide range of user needs including data management and sharing, coding and data analysis, citation management, and much more. In addition to workshops and instruction partnerships, we support the GW community through consultations and team-based collection development and maintenance.

    Please visit for details.

    APPOINTMENT RANK & SALARY: Librarian I/II/III, full-time appointment. Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications and are competitive for DC-area academic libraries. Minimum salary for each rank: Librarian I: $54,000; Librarian II:$58,956; Librarian III: $68,700 Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave; 12 days/year paid sick leave; paid winter break and 8 other holidays; medical, dental, and vision; 401(A) retirement plan, 4% base and GW will match 150% of the first 4% of your 403(B) contributions, up to a maximum of 6% of your eligible compensation; tuition assistance; ongoing support for professional development; and paid parental leave. Librarians are eligible to apply for research leave after a defined period of service. For benefit details, please visit GW Benefits ( This position is classified as a Council of Librarians position ( and is eligible for a partial hybrid on-campus/remote work schedule. This position is a continual reappointment position with reappointment periods of 3-5 years depending on rank. Proven commitment to the profession is expected and can be exhibited through service, publication, and/or presentations.

    To be considered, please visit and upload a CV and a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills and experiences related to minimum and preferred qualifications. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a reference check and standard background screening. Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

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 2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
 Unit #: 1653
Washington, DC 20013
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