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Inspection Librarian - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Inspection Librarian to lead quality control review on a variety of law and related legal materials and collections at a major government library in Washington, DC. The Librarian will be responsible for overseeing the workflow, reviewing a variety of materials and ILS records to ensure they match the agency’s standards. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

  • Provide quality control support for Federal staff by reviewing newly processed materials through physical inspection and review of ILS records
  • Create and maintain reports in Excel
  • Communicate with Federal staff and contractors to resolve issues and provide training when necessary

  • Must have an MLS from an accredited library school
  • 3+ years of experience working in a law library
  • Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Experience or understanding of cataloging procedures for legal monographs or serials
  • Experience using and inputting data into a library ILS; Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Knowledge and ability to train staff and to handle the assignment and monitoring of work to be inspected
  • Provide training to orient its staff on spreadsheet software and/or to remedy any deficiencies its staff may encounter with regard to setting up or maintaining data on the agency’s spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
  • Able to push 50 lbs

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.