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Library Assistant-LAC Group

  • 09 Feb 2021 3:17 PM
    Message # 10073055
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Library Assistant-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group seeks a bright and dynamic Library Assistant for a full-time position located in Washington, D.C. The Library Assistant is responsible for performing various duties in support of the research and library services function for our client, a top consulting firm. This is an excellent position for a new graduate or someone looking to build upon and grow skills in the areas of research and library services. This is a full-time, benefitted position with the possibility to eventually work directly for the client. Due to COVID-19 concerns, this position is currently a remote role, but will return to work from the office once it has been decided it is safe to return.

    Responsibilities:
    Promptly responds to routine research requests, including requests for academic articles, legal cases and dockets, analyst reports, and company financials, using Bloomberg, Capital IQ, S&P Global Market Intelligence, LexisNexis, Westlaw, and other databases. Under supervision of Sr. Manager, orders books and articles as needed;
    Works with research teammates and/or client services staff to complete research assignments to support requests that range from brief to extensive;
    Helps organize library materials. Catalogs books using Library of Congress cataloging. Keeps bookshelves organized and maintains book check out and return system. Locates missing books;
    Indexes articles and book chapters using SharePoint database (eLibrary);
    Manages passwords. Maintains spreadsheet of users and passwords. Contacts database vendors to add and deletes users;
    Tracks usage. Collects and organizes information on questions asked (FreshService) and databases used. Supports Sr. Manager in creation of an annual report;
    Assists with budget preparation and cost tracking;
    Supports Sr. Manager of Library Services in meetings and trainings; takes and organizes notes. Tracks follow-up;
    Prepares and organizes clear, concise, and logically written emails and memos in response to requests;
    Conducts copyright review using the Copyright Clearance Center resource;
    Supports citation management: puts resources in correct citations formats;
    Under Sr. Manager’s supervision, assists Client Services as needed to review documents. Extracts and synthesizes information from documents;
    Reports to work on a regular basis and is available for occasional after-hours emergency calls and projects.

    Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s degree required;
    Understanding of Library of Congress call number system;
    Experience working in a library, professional services firm, or a law firm is a plus;
    Prior experience performing research using tools such as Bloomberg, Capital IQ, LexisNexis, Global Market Intelligence, Westlaw and other relative databases;
    Ability to follow directions and ask appropriate questions for clarification;
    Ability to handle short deadlines, work well under pressure, and prioritize multiple tasks;
    Interest in developing research skills;
    Must be thorough and detail-oriented;
    Strong analytical and communication skills, including writing skills;
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
    Ability to function well in a dynamic client services environment;
    Ability to comprehend complex assignments with guidance;
    Ability to be resourceful and creative in approaching work-related challenges;
    Must be able to work well independently and in a team environment;
    Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.

    Application Process:

    https://www.libgig.com/careers/library-assistant-lac-group/a0E1H00000krbrmUAA/

    Deadline:

    3/31/2021



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