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Reference Librarian - LAC Group

  • 17 Dec 2018 12:21 PM
    Message # 6962997

    Position Title

    Cataloging Clerk - LAC Group

    Position Description

    LAC Group is looking for 2 Reference Librarians to support ongoing information dissemination efforts in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery. This is an exciting learning opportunity in the emerging field of disaster health information.


    • Updating and maintaining existing materials on health issues related to specific disaster topics or incidents
    • Updating and maintaining a website using a custom content management system (CMS)
    • Testing new website and CMS features and working collaboratively with technical lead and developers to troubleshoot issues and defects
    • Ensuring all materials are Section 508 compliant
    • Selection, data entry, and writing annotations for disaster medicine and public health emergency grey literature database, Assisting partners, collaborators, and audiences by responding to inquiries; scheduling, planning, and attending meetings; meeting minute preparation, and corresponding via phone or email
    • Testing and review of disaster health databases and mobile applications 
    • Assist in the updating and maintenance of existing training classes (online and in-person) and participation in disaster health information continuing education classes
    • Attending meetings with potential opportunities to interact with disaster medicine and public health professionals and librarians
    • Managing administration of Listservs
    • Monitoring of multiple RSS feeds, social media, and other resources for new material to add to a Disaster Lit
    • Monitoring, content development, and posting on the Twitter account, GovDelivery, and other tools for promoting agencies resources 

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must be currently enrolled or a graduate of an accredited MLS program. 
    • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Writing sample required.
    • Demonstrated experience publishing content to Web sites, use of a content management system (CMS) preferred. 
    • At least one year of professional level work experience
    • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products
    Preferred Skills / Experience
    • Background in science, public health, allied health, emergency management desirable, but not required.
    • Experience with section 508 compliance highly desired, but not required.
    • Demonstrated experience with Google Analytics and/or other analytics software
    • Demonstrated professional experience with social media marketing
    • Demonstrated experience with basic HTML coding and code manipulation 
    Professional Skills
    • Ability to work within a team environment and contribute to consensus-based decision making
    • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems creatively and independently 
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as directed 
    • Able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with team members
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
    • Excellent attention to detail 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at every level 
    • General computer and email skills

    Application Process



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