Computer Systems/E-resources Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a Computer Systems/E-resources Librarian to work on a long-term position with a prestigious federal agency located in Washington, DC. This library serves the agency’s staff and the public. This is a long term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday - Friday) benefited contract position. 


*             Support the library catalog and liaise with government IT staff to support technical aspects of the library’s intranet and external websites
*             Provide instruction and answer ready reference questions in addition to assisting with reference requests
*             Manage the current ILS; ensure that the server and client applications function together; manage system upgrades and migrations to other systems; keep abreast of ILS market developments
*             Maintain all e-resources, including commercial databases, serials, and e-books; troubleshoot technical problems in collaboration with government IT staff and external vendors
*             Create and modify custom and standard reports from the ILS
*             Ensure that the OPAC is functioning properly on the internal and external library websites in collaboration with government IT staff
*             Responsible for establishing maximally efficient workflows for cataloging, circulation, serials control, acquisition, and hardware in cooperation with government library staff
*             Maintain metrics on usage of e-resources on a monthly basis and flag resources that are under-utilized
*             Document all processes and procedures for the ILS and e-resources management in a government repository
*             Stay abreast of the information needs and trends within the agency
*             Stay abreast of trends in library and information science



*             MLS from an ALA-accredited library/information science program;
*             3+ years of professional experience working with integrated library systems, including managing upgrades, migrations, and cloud-based systems;
*             3+ years of professional experience managing and troubleshooting e-resources, including commercial databases, e-books, and serials;
*             Must have experience with Sirsi/Dynix ILS
*             Professional experience with discovery systems and OCLC.


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