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 Library Technical Services Manager - Steptoe

Steptoe, an Am100 law firm, is seeking an experienced Library Technical Services Manager for its Research & Information Services Department to be resident in its Washington, DC office. The Technical Services Manager will join a highly collegial team of information professionals who provide research and analysis, electronic and knowledge management services, competitive intelligence, and traditional library services to all firm offices. We are seeking a librarian with exceptional organizational and communication skills, excellent attention to detail, comfort working under tight deadlines, a strong public services orientation, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
This position is responsible for the following:
• Acquiring print and electronic materials
• Cataloging and classifying materials for all firm locations
• Managing the firm’s integrated online library system
• Overseeing and maintaining the library collection, including materials stored in central and remote locations
• Supervising library assistants
• Supporting the firm’s interlibrary loan and document delivery team
• Coordinating with other department managers to help set and implement policies and goals

The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program with at least one cataloging course
• Three or more years of technical services experience in a law or special library including acquisitions, serials control and MARC copy cataloging
• Experience with day-to-day management of integrated online library systems (ideally EOS.Web)
• Deep knowledge of legal publishing and experience coordinating vendor agreements
• Excellent web-searching skills
• Mastery of Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
• Experience supervising paraprofessionals

To apply, please click on the following link:


If you require assistance or accommodation to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs, please contact the local office recruiting contact or Steptoe Careers, or (202) 828-3613 and we will be happy to work with you.

We strongly encourage qualified women, minorities, Veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.


Librarian (Law/Acquisitions/Cataloging) - IRS Office of Chief Counsel Library

The Internal Revenue Service, Office of Chief Counsel Library is seeking a full-time Librarian to join our Technical Services staff in Washington, D.C. 

The position announcement is available on USAJOBS: 

Librarian (Law/Acquisitions/Cataloging): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542032500
Announcement Number: CCVL-19-D96
Pay Scale/Series/Grade: GS-1410-12
Salary: $83,398 to $108,422 per year
Location: Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: 08/22/2019

You must apply through USAJOBS.



Electronic Resources / Serials Librarian - Supreme Court of the U.S.

The Supreme Court of the United States Library is seeking an Electronic Resources / Serials Librarian.

The full position announcement can be found on USAJOBS: Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian.

The deadline to apply is August 23, 2019.


Resource Access Assistant - Cooley LLP

Cooley LLP is s seeking a Resource Access Assistant to join the firmwide Research Services team in our Washington, DC location. The Resource Access Assistant shall perform a variety of firmwide functions such as serials check-in and routing, invoice processing, acquisitions, cataloging, maintaining the collection, and providing basic level ready reference services. 

The successful candidate will have experience with an integrated library system and should be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Candidates must have 5+ years of technical services experience in a library or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of experience in cataloging or acquisitions is preferred. Experience in analyzing and anticipating situations, defining problems and objectives, recognizing alternatives and formulating solutions is also required. Successful candidates will have a customer service philosophy, strong attention to detail and the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them within defined time constraints. Law Firm experience preferred.  

Cooley offers a competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. EOE. 

To apply, please visit:  https://cooley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Cooley_US_LLP/job/Washington-DC/Resource-Access-Assistant_Req1183-8


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.


To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/32tjtif

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