The George Washington University Libraries & Academic Innovation (GWLAI) invites applications for multiple professional librarian positions through an open recruiting call. Please follow the link below for descriptions of each position with specific job responsibilities and qualifications. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.
Unless noted, all positions will be recruited as open rank.
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science, computer science, or other advanced degree with relevant experience.
Demonstrate the ability to partner with academic departments to advance scholarship in the disciplines.
Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others in an environment committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
Appointment Rank and Salary:
Librarian I/II/III/IV, full-time appointment. Rank and salary are contingent upon qualifications and are competitive for DC-area academic libraries. Comprehensive benefits package includes 22 days/year paid annual leave; 12 days/year paid sick leave; paid winter break and 7 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; generous 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.
To be considered, please complete an online application and upload a CV and a cover letter that includes an assessment of skills related to basic qualifications. As part of your cover letter, please indicate for which position or positions you would like to be considered. Review of applications will begin on December 16, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent upon the satisfactory outcome of a reference check and standard background screening.
The University and department have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among librarians and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for these positions.
The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.