Librarian, Team Lead-LAC Group
LAC Group seeks a dynamic and experienced Librarian - Team Lead to join a contract supporting the library for a well-known governmental agency located in Washington, D.C. As Team Lead, the Librarian will be responsible for overseeing a team of catalogers and metadata specialists working both on-site and remotely to create, update, and maintain metadata records for print and online resources. Project staff will be responsible not only for cataloging metadata, but also subscription metadata for electronic resources. Materials include traditional library materials, both print and digital, as well as agency publications and archival materials. Travel to other agency locations in the Washington, D.C. Metro area will be required. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with library management experience.
Candidates must be able to pass a background investigation. Active or recently completed background investigation is strongly preferred.
Responsibilities:Directing and overseeing work of contract staff both onsite and offsite
Training and supervision of technical staff including library technicians with minimal experience
Prepare statistical and other reports of work performed
Master's degree in library and Information Science
At least 2-3 years of professional experience in a library or information center
Knowledge of OCLC and other cataloging utilities
Knowledge Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces' Sierra strongly preferred
Knowledge of major online services and vendors, especially in the areas of metadata standards, user account administration, and quality assurance in online catalog systems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
Experience supervising staff and reviewing their work for accuracy and quality
Knowledge of the following standards: Dublin Core, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition, Revised (AACR2R), and Resource Description and Access (RDA)