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Library Technician - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking a Library Technician to work at a Federal Agency information center in the Washington, DC area. The technician will be responsible for circulation control, serial check and control function, inter-library loan (ILL), routing of mail and document delivery throughout the organization, physical processing of materials, loose-leaf filing and basic reference and research support. This is a full-time contract (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for circulation control, serial check, and control function, inter-library loan (ILL), routing of mail and document delivery throughout that organization, loose-leaf filing and reference and research support.
  • As needed, support information center staff in special projects and collection maintenance.
  • Assist in providing instruction on the use of information center resources and in web content development for the website.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • A college degree from an accredited 4-year institution or an Associate degree with a minimum of three (3) years recent library technician experience including ILL, serials control, circulation, and basic reference support.
  • MLS preferred
  • Experience searching databases or working with business/international information preferred
  • Experience performing simple reference and research
  • Working knowledge of integrated library systems (ILS)
  • Requires working knowledge/recent experience of basic library procedures related to circulation, serials control, interlibrary loan and disposal of library materials
  • Proficiency and practical experience in the use of PCs, Windows Office Suite, and Microsoft Outlook. Basic computer skills, including the ability to create/ update information on word processing systems and the ability to navigate content on Internet databases and business/research sites.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple responsibilities while effectively prioritizing and balancing a heavy workload of diverse activities and maintaining the accuracy of work performed
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced and highly automated environment
  • Attention to detail and accurate data entry skills.
  • Ability to work within a framework of established policies and procedures
  • Following through on all assignments, projects, and duties
  • Ability to ask questions to clarify expectations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of classification and filing systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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