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Librarian (International Development Org.)-LAC Group

  • 03 Feb 2020 1:18 PM
    Message # 8714732

    Position Title:

    Librarian-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group seeks a Librarian to join a contract supporting a well-known governmental organization focused on international development located in Washington, D.C. The Librarian provides virtual and in-person reference services, performs original and copy cataloging, performs interlibrary loan, helps maintain the ILS, and trains users on search techniques. They also support library outreach and promotions, and the production of internal library publications such as e-newsletters.

    Contribute to all aspects of the library, including maintenance of the integrated library system (ILS), cataloging and processing materials, interlibrary loan operations, and collection development.
    Respond to reference questions both virtually and at the reference desk using a wide variety of databases (Factiva, EBSCO, Web of Science, World Bank e-Library, and others).
    Manage collection development and maintenance.
    Help maintain electronic resources and Library supported web sites.
    Train clients and staff on effective search techniques for library e-resources.
    Perform original and copy cataloging using recognized standards.
    Assist with projects as needed, including software implementation, needs assessments, database launches, strategic planning exercises, and special events.
    Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the areas of foreign assistance and economic development, as well as trends in library and information science and related technology.

    Master of Library Science degree from an ALA‑accredited library science program.
    Three years of experience
    Experience with original and copy cataloging and authority control
    Familiarity with LC Subject Headings, LC Classification Schedules, and AACR2
    Experience using the OCLC system, preferably the cataloging subsystem.
    Experience with ongoing maintenance of Integrated Online Library Systems.
    Experience with Springshare Suite, particularly LibGuides
    Knowledge of information technologies, including internet and online database searching, library systems software, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Suite
    Strong attention to detail. Excellent ability to organize and prioritize work.
    Strong public/customer service orientation.
    Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others to achieve project goals.
    U.S. citizenship required.

    Preferred/Nice to have:
    Knowledge of the SIRSI/Symphony software system
    Familiarity with HTML and web publishing skills
    Knowledge of international development and foreign assistance programs and familiarity with print materials, e-resources and websites in the international development field a plus
    Secret clearance a plus.

    Application Process:



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