Library Technician at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – Washington, DC

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team as a Library Technician in the National Institute for Holocaust Documentation (NIHD). NIHD was created to build, preserve, and make accessible America’s Collection of Record—one of the world’s foremost collections of material and documentary evidence on the Holocaust.

About the Role

This position is located in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Library, which is a specialized library dedicated to Holocaust and genocide studies. The Library provides library and archival reference services to a wide variety of users, including Museum staff, visiting scholars, and the general public. The Library Technician will perform collections management, reference, acquisitions, preservation, digital access, and cataloging duties, in support of Library operations in two Museum facilities.  Some tasks require physical exertion, such as climbing step stools, pushing carts filled with collection materials, opening boxes, and retrieving and shelving materials.

The duty station may be relocated at the David and Fela Shapell Family Collections, Conservation and Research Center in Bowie, Maryland.

This is a temporary (one-year assignment), full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Visit the application site for additional information, a more detailed position description, and to complete an application.

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