Librarian II-LAC Group
LAC Group seeks a Librarian II to join a contract supporting a well-known governmental organization focused on international development located in Washington, D.C. The Librarian helps maintain the ILS, performs original and copy cataloging, provides virtual and in-person reference services, performs interlibrary loan, 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 copy cataloging using recognized standards.
Assist with projects as needed: 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 copy cataloging and authority control. Experience with original cataloging a plus.
Familiarity with MARC, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification Schedules, and AACR2
Experience using the OCLC system and Connexion.
Knowledge of Springshare 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.
Secret clearance a plus.
Knowledge of international development and foreign assistance programs and familiarity with print materials, e-resources and websites in the international development field a plus