Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian – Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking an Electronic Resources/Reference Librarian for an opportunity to work at a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. The library serves the agency’s department, public, education community and other government agencies. This is a full-time (40 hour a week; Monday-Friday) benefited contract position. Work must be performed on-site.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage electronic databases, journals and monographs
  • Update and maintain patron access through IP-address and password management
  • Participate in providing reference and research services through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to requests using the full range of available resources
  • Participate in liaison and outreach programs as needed
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
  • Stay abreast of trends in library and information science

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge and experience with SharePoint or similar web technologies
  • Experience working with vendors, including handling usernames and passwords, distributing IP addresses to vendors
  • Planning/coordinating training on new or updated electronic resources for library staff and when appropriate department employees
  • Ability to manage electronic library resources
  • Understanding of the role of the Library and the needs of its customers
  • Provide general and specialized reference and research services on issues relating to education and educational policy
  • Strong public/customer service orientation
  • Understanding of the role of technology in library functions and services; ability to apply technology in functional area
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with a diverse community
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program
  • Three years of experience working with electronic serials, databases and e-books

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2OGZsP6

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