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Senior Librarian - LAC Group

Location: USA - VA - Arlington

LAC Group seeks a Senior Librarian to lead a team of librarians and library technicians and oversee the digital collections of a federal information center in Arlington, VA. The Senior Librarian will work closely with the team to ensure that the digital collections are fully integrated into the institution’s collections. This is a full-time, long-term opportunity with benefits.

  • Lead a team in the management, accession, and preservation of the agency’s growing digital collections
  • Establish priorities, manage projects, create workflows and identify digital collection development opportunities as informed by emerging trends and best practices in digital collection creation and management.
  • Facilitate workflows among staff and serve as the point person for Agency stakeholders and user community in relation to digital collections, including repositories and digital asset management systems, cultivating a high level of customer service at all times.

  • MLIS from an ALA-Accredited institution
  • 5 years of experience managing digital projects in a variety of settings
  • Experience performing basic library duties including collection management, reference services and cataloging
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate and implement projects
  • Knowledge of emerging technology trends and best practices related to contemporary library and information management.
  • Familiarity with digital preservation practices, digital collections development software and understanding of the variety of metadata standards used in digital collections (e.g., EAD, MODS, METS, VRA Core, Dublin Core)
  • 2 or more years’ experience with digital collections preferred.
  • Experience with XML. Knowledge of one or more scripting and/or programming languages, XSLT, HTML, XHTML, CSS and ADA guidelines.
  • Experience working with inter-agency and/or on an inter-institutional collaboration.
  • Previous experience providing grant support and/or grant writing. Previous experience with digital repository systems.
  • Familiarity with digital conversion technologies, digital object standards and workflows
  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate with technical staff
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of individuals and groups across an organization to accomplish initiatives

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