LAC Group is seeking an experienced Librarian to work on-site for a major federal agency in the Washington DC area. The selected individual will assist in the management of digital collections, reference support and metadata creation. This is a one-year full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position with option to extend.
Metadata Creation for various material types
Upgrade Bibliographic records as needed
Create locally defined index terms for descriptive metadata and create metadata using these terms
Create metadata records for materials according to RDA and/or AACR2 rules, use MARC21 format standards, utilize LC subject headings and LC or SuDocs Classification,
Load existing or new records on appropriate local library databases
Create and maintain virtual libraries and websites; this includes content management, maintaining the websites and theme pages, and creating research guides
Provide scheduled analytic reports and ad hoc reports as requested
Provide reference support as needed
Provide on site patron assistance
Provide on site training and assistance to library patrons on library equipment.
Coordinate project plans as needed with Library staff
Screen in coming reference calls and provide accurate responses to simple, readily available information.
Other projects as assigned
Master’s of Library Science
Two years experience performing similar tasks in a library
Knowledge of digital curation lifecycle and management
Experience with digital repositories and metadata standards
Experience with a programming language preferred
Experience with web development