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Library Assistant - LAC Group

Location: USA - MD - Silver Spring

LAC Group is seeking a Library Assistant to work for a major Federal Agency in Silver Spring, MD. The selected individual will assist the daily operations of collection management and provide daily assistance to the weeding of a large federal collection. This is a long-term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position. Work must be performed on-site.

  • Assist daily operations of collection management with a focus on weeding and identifying items for discard
  • Continuous standing, walking, lifting, bending and stooping to retrieve, re-shelve, shift, and update collections or to adjust shelves and move books from one location to another
  • Pushing/pulling fully loaded book trucks weighing up to 300 pounds
  • Loading and unloading wire baskets or carts with books and unbound materials
  • Shelving materials of various sizes, weight, and quantities
  • Using hand-wheels to access compact shelving ranges
  • Other duties as the arise according to client requests

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • 6 months of prior experience working in a library
  • Knowledge and understanding of various classification systems
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions and organize large quantities of materials
  • Proficiency and practical experience in the use of PCs, Windows Office Suite, and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to work within a framework of established policies and procedures
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry skills

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