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Librarian - LAC Group

Location: USA - MD - Bethesda

LAC Group is seeking experienced Librarians for a contract within a prestigious federal library in Bethesda, Maryland. Each Librarian will support a unique task area in collection management and collection reformatting. These are long-term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract opportunities.

  • Along with the PM support one of the following Task Areas:
    • Journal Digitization
    • Onsite Digitization
    • Audiovisual Preservation
    • Collection Maintenance
  • Train, supervise and monitor the performance of technicians and clerks in designated work areas
  • Maintain and report statistics and data for the PM and Government
  • Identify areas of workflow improvements and new efficiencies
  • Support the Project Manager on special projects

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience creating written instruction and verbal training for paraprofessional library staff
  • Experience evaluating and providing feedback to library staff
  • Demonstrated experience supporting one of the following subject areas:
    • Library citation standards, image capture, article identification, and citation and metadata creation.
    • Two years of experience scanning library materials, processing images, and performing QA/QC on images and metadata.
    • Two years of experience with preservation-level AV reformatting projects.
    • One year of recent experience interpreting bibliographic data elements and updating bibliographic, holdings, and items records using an integrated library system (ILS).
  • Experience in a science or health library preferred
  • Two years of experience performing and overseeing collection maintenance tasks
  • Experience keeping records, metrics and qualitative data on tasks completed
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to pass a background check

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