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Librarian, Team Lead - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group seeks a dynamic and experienced Librarian - Team Lead to join a contract supporting the library for a well-known governmental agency located in Washington, D.C. As Team Lead, the Librarian will be responsible for overseeing a team of catalogers and metadata specialists working both on-site and remotely to create, update, and maintain metadata records for print and online resources. Project staff will be responsible not only for cataloging metadata, but also subscription metadata for electronic resources. Materials include traditional library materials, both print and digital, as well as agency publications and archival materials. Travel to other agency locations in the Washington, D.C. Metro area will be required. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, fully benefited position and is an excellent opportunity for an information professional with library management experience.

Candidates must be able to pass a background investigation. Active or recently completed background investigation is strongly preferred.

  • Directing and overseeing work of contract staff both onsite and offsite
  • Training and supervision of technical staff including library technicians with minimal experience
  • Prepare statistical and other reports of work performed

  • Master's degree in library and Information Science
  • At least 2-3 years of professional experience in a library or information center
  • Knowledge of OCLC and other cataloging utilities
  • Knowledge Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Knowledge of Innovative Interfaces' Sierra strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of major online services and vendors, especially in the areas of metadata standards, user account administration, and quality assurance in online catalog systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines
  • Experience supervising staff and reviewing their work for accuracy and quality
  • Knowledge of the following standards: Dublin Core, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition, Revised (AACR2R), and Resource Description and Access (RDA)

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