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Systems Librarian-LAC Group

  • 01 Aug 2019 10:58 AM
    Message # 7807445

    Position Title:

    Systems Librarian-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group is seeking a Systems Librarian to work on a long-term position with a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. This library serves the agency’s staff and the public. This is a long term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday - Friday) benefited contract position.

    Summary of Responsibilities:
    Support the library catalog and liaise with government IT staff to support technical aspects of the library’s intranet and external websites
    Provide instruction and answer ready reference questions in addition to assisting with reference requests
    Manage the current ILS; ensure that the server and client applications function together; manage system upgrades and migrations to other systems; keep abreast of ILS market developments
    Maintain all e-resources, including commercial databases, serials, and e-books; troubleshoot technical problems in collaboration with government IT staff and external vendors
    Create and modify custom and standard reports from the ILS
    Ensure that the OPAC is functioning properly on the internal and external library websites in collaboration with government IT staff
    Responsible for establishing maximally efficient workflows for cataloging, circulation, serials control, acquisition, and hardware in cooperation with government library staff
    Maintain metrics on usage of e-resources on a monthly basis and flag resources that are under-utilized
    Document all processes and procedures for the ILS and e-resources management in a government repository
    Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
    Stay abreast of trends in library and information science

    MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program;
    3+ years of professional experience working with integrated library systems, including managing upgrades, migrations, and cloud-based systems;
    3+ years of professional experience managing and troubleshooting e-resources, including commercial databases, e-books, and serials;
    Must have experience with Sirsi/Dynix ILS
    Must have cloud-based ILS experience
    Professional experience with discovery systems and OCLC

    Application Deadline:



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