Medical Librarian – Bethesda, MD

Position Title: Medical Librarian
Location: ICF International – Bethesda, MD

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA Joblist:

Medical Librarian

ICF International assists the National Library of Medicine, Specialized Information Services Division, Outreach and Special Population Branch (OSPB) with a variety of activities and is looking for a Medical Librarian to coordinate their digital communication programs. This is an exciting opportunity for a health information professional to apply emerging communication technologies to assure important health information reaches multiple niche target audiences.


Duties may include:

Collect, compile, organize and report monthly, quarterly and annual web and social media metrics for SIS resources and social media accounts

Use TeamSite (templated web design environment) to add, edit/update website content, project descriptions, and links for the OSPB homepage and special population web resources. Experience with TeamSite not required but experience posting information to a Web site and basic HTML is

Develop plans, goals, communications strategies and metrics for OSPB social media feeds including Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, among others

Monitor, write, review and post on OSPB Twitter accounts, GovDelivery, and other tools for promoting SIS resources

Participate as a member of the SIS social media team

Oversee and troubleshoot OSP listserv using GovDelivery

Propose new opportunities for social media endeavors

Enter, edit and maintain SIS projects in the NLM outreach projects database

Maintain SIS promotional resources

Additional Duties may include:

Locate, evaluate and organize health information for specific population websites

Ensure Web documents are Section 508 compliant; experience with section 508 compliance not required, but highly desirable

Test training materials and participate in training team activities

Attend meetings with potential opportunities to interact with public health professionals, educators, health professionals and librarians

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a graduate of an accredited MLS program.

Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Writing sample required.

Demonstrated experience with social media.

Demonstrated experience with basic HTML coding and ability to manipulate code.

Demonstrated experience publishing content to Web sites, use of a content management system (CMS) or templated web design environment preferred

Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products.

Knowledge of NLM informational resources.

Preferred Skills / Experience:

Background in science, public health, allied health, emergency management desirable, but not required.

Experience with section 508 compliance highly desired, but not required.

Professional Skills:

Ability to work within a team environment and contribute to consensus-based decision making

Ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems creatively and independently

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as directed

Able to efficiently work in fast paced environment with team members

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent attention to detail

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at every level

General computer and email skills

About ICF International ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 5,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EEO/AA – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities)

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