Two Positions- Washington DC & Maryland

Position: Librarian I
Location: LAC Group, Washington, DC

Full vacancy announcement is available on the LLSDC Jobline.

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Librarian I to perform quality control review on a variety of Law materials and collections at a major government library in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will possess a strong attention to detail, be adaptable to change, and take direction well. This is a full time (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) position, benefited. Actively screening applicants and looking to start by middle of July.


  • MLS required
  • Previous experience working in a law library preferred
  • Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
  • Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
  • Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Knowledge of at least one foreign language, or experience working with foreign language materials preferred
  • Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
  • Able to lift or push 50 lbs.

Position: Instructor & Research Specialist (Part-Time)
Location: Howard County Library System – East Columbia Branch, Columbia, MD

▪ Positions Howard County Library System (HCLS) as a major component of public
education for all ages
▪ Effectively lives the Seven Pillars of HCLS’ strategic plan (Authentic Values, Strategic Vocabulary, Everyone a Leader, Winning Teamwork, Community Partnerships, The Power of Us, and Fiercely Loyal Customers), motivating others to do so as well
▪ Fully embraces HCLS’ educational mission, effectively communicating our curriculum, which comprises Three Pillars (Self-Directed Education, Research Assistance & Instruction, Instructive & Enlightening Experiences)

▪ Teaches classes in STEM education
▪ Develops course curriculum for adult education classes
▪ Plans, teaches, and facilitates public events, seminars, workshops, and classes which reflect the educational goals of the system
▪ Visits schools to teach A+ Partners in Education classes, including book promotions, and provide instruction resources for high school and college students and staff
▪ A+ Partnership Liaison as assigned
▪ Regularly participates in collection maintenance and shelf-reading assignments
▪ Delivers research assistance to the public
▪ Works at any HCLS Customer Service or Research Desk
▪ Passport acceptance agent as assigned
▪ Hosts HCLS Branch tours
▪ Participates in special events in the community as assigned
▪ Enchanted Garden facilitator as assigned
▪ Includes duties related to events that fall outside HCLS operating hours
▪ Performs other duties and projects, as assigned
▪ Assists with closing and building security as assigned
▪ Participates in professional training and development
▪ Maintains regular and predictable attendance
▪ Adheres to all policies and procedures

▪ Four-year college degree
▪ People skills – ability to work effectively with others and enjoy it
▪ Teaching talents
▪ Exemplifies extraordinary customer service skills
▪ Demonstrated ability to be positive, adaptable, and forward thinking
▪ Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment and exercise diplomacy
▪ Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative working
▪ Demonstrated passion for working with the public
▪ Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
▪ Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems, to develop new processes and procedures in response to changing customer expectations and system-wide goals
▪ Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
▪ Knowledge of the community and current events
▪ Tech savvy – ability to use and teach an array of current technology
▪ Current valid driver’s license

▪ Job allows for some variance in work routine and considerable amounts of
standing, walking, bending, reaching, pushing, pulling and sitting
▪ In addition, strenuous activity is required, such as carrying bags or boxes of books (weighing up to 30 lbs.) or arranging rooms for classes and events

▪ Grade 8; position currently located at the East Columbia Branch
▪ Works under the supervision of the Assistant Branch Manager
▪ Part-time: 20 hours per week, Monday – Saturday, including two nights per week, alternating Fridays and Saturdays, and a maximum of three Sundays out of four; evenings and weekends required for HCLS signature events
▪ May be required to participate in LATI

To apply for this position, please fill out an application available at (click on Employment at the bottom of the page).

▪ Applications must be received by Friday,
July 6, 2018
▪ Please deliver your application via email to or mail to:

HCLS Administrative Branch
9411 Frederick Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042

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