Supervisory Librarian, National Museum of Natural History

at Smithsonian Institution (view profile)
Published September 14, 2022
Location Washington, DC
Category Other  
Job Type Full-time  
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $106,823
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $138,868
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade GS-13
Twitter Handle @SILibraries


Are you passionate about the future of library research support for scientific discovery at the world’s largest museum library system? Do you have experience as a supervisory librarian in a natural history or general science research library? 

The staff of the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives (SLA) National Museum of Natural History Library Research Centers are dedicated to stewardship of more than 400,000 print monographs and journals housed in the Natural History Museum Main Library, the John Wesley Powell Library of Anthropology, and the Botany and Horticultural Library, all located in the National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC, and the Museum Support Center Library in Suitland, Maryland.

Staff also select and provide training on thousands of online journals and database resources.  The successful candidate would support the foundational work of the library while understanding new methods of scientific discovery and implementing services in support of this dynamic research environment.

The Supervisory Librarian (GS 13) would join colleagues across the Smithsonian Libraries and Archives and the Smithsonian in cooperative processes and projects to support the mission of the Smithsonian to increase and diffuse knowledge.

The successful candidate will also participate in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), headquartered at SLA.  

Apply to be the Supervisory Librarian (GS-13) here: Application deadline is 09/28/2022. Please be sure to include transcripts (official transcripts must be provided if selected for the position) and to create a detailed resume in the USAJOBS Resume Builder.