Government Documents Librarian / Washington, DC

LAC Group is seeking a Government Documents Librarian for a long-term, 5-year, contract with a prestigious federal library, focused on education, located in Washington, DC.   This is a full-time, benefited, position on a recently awarded contract to run the library and information services.  The library serves the agency’s department, public, education community and other government agencies.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Select and acquire documents for selective depository library following FDLP guidelines
  • Participate in providing reference and research services through regular duty at the reference desk and by responding to requests using the full range of available resources, with focus on government documents
  • Participate in liaison and outreach programs, with focus on government documents
  • Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
  • Stay abreast of trends in library and information science
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Understanding of Government Printing Office Federal Depository Library Program guidelines and standards
  • Ability to manage a government documents collection
  • Ability to use automated library systems such as Catalog of  U.S. Government Publications
  • Understanding of the role of the Library and the needs of its customers
  • Provide general and specialized reference and research services on issues relating to education and educational policy
  • Strong public/customer service orientation
  • Understanding of the role of technology in library functions and services; ability to apply technology in functional area
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to communicate with a diverse community
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program
  • Background in education or a related social science
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a library or information service function
  • Familiarity with government documents

For consideration, please apply at: http://goo.gl/jDAf0E

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace

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