Librarian

Location: Aberdeen, MD
Date Posted: 06-25-2018
Librarian-Aberdeen, MD
 
About Us:
Fidelity Partners is a leading national healthcare support services company specializing in the Medical Staffing, Executive Search, and Outplacement of medical professionals for both premier private sector clients and in support of our military and government clients. We are committed to the highest levels of professional and ethical service in the market today and work to cultivate long-term relationships. We have a reputation built on integrity, an expert knowledge of the medical industry and attention to individual client and employee needs.
 
We are currently accepting qualified applications for a Librarian to support one of our Government clients at Aberdeen, MD.


Work Description:
  • Provides comprehensive reference service for researchers in a wide variety of scientific and technical subject areas (supporting the basic research in advanced fields of knowledge).
  • Performs reference interviews of subjects peculiar to ARL.
  • Obtain clarifying information from the requestor.
  • Determine the most efficient and appropriate sources to obtain the needed information.
  • Recommend potential external resources and refer the requestor to other collections
  • Help the requestor to clarify his/her own thoughts about what it really is they are looking for materials
  • Scouts for fugitive literature and grey materials published in diverse formats and acquires them.
  • Identifies human expert sources
  • Locates and evaluates information and provides it in written summary form.
  • Applies knowledge of the resources of the ARL library system, other libraries, repositories, networks, and consortia to obtain materials not included in ARL collections.
  • Edits and updates records and creates accounts for new users through an Integrated Library Management System (e.g., SIRSI).
  • Uses Internet web browsers and tools to search for and obtain requested information.
  • Downloads information and forwards to patrons or adds information to the in-house collections.
  • Performs selection, scouting, interlibrary loan, and document delivery for requested materials.
  • Recommends acquisition of resources.
  • Attends technical lectures and symposia for awareness of upcoming research.
  • Conducts ad hoc reference interviews with customers to be aware of current and anticipated work.
  • Monitors electronic or manual alerting and current awareness services. (Sometimes referred to as SDI - Selective Dissemination of Information.)
  • Accesses newly acquired electronic services (database or full text) as well as traditional materials (manual, hard cover or paperback, loose leaf, sheet update services).
  • Attends library staff and organizational meetings for the purpose of updates, additional services, and impact on assignment, and interaction with other library or organizational elements.
  • Provides on-the-job training to other contractor personnel.
 
Education/Experience Requirement:
  • Master of Library Science.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a reference librarian including one (1) year experience with emphasis on scientific and technical subject areas.
  • Certificate of library technician training or recent (within last two (2) years) training or work
  • experience with a standard integrated Library Computer System such as STILAS.
  • Knowledge of Internet search tools and protocols for locating and downloading text.
  • Knowledge, gained through work experience, of international copyright laws.
  • Recent (within last two (2) years) work experience with automated library systems.
  • Knowledge of Dewey, Library of Congress, and awareness of COSATI systems.
 
EOE
 
THIS JOB DESCRIPTION MAY CHANGE DURING THE PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE VIA A MODIFICATION TO YOUR OFFER LETTER
 
Application:
Interested candidates may apply at careers@fidelitypartners.org or fax resumes to 210-568-451
Thank you for providing us your candidacy request we will review your background and qualifications to determine a potential match for this opportunity, if we determine you are a good fit one of our executive recruiters will contact you as soon as possible to discuss next steps, if you are not we will retain your information in our database for future opportunity.

Kindest Regards,
Fidelity Partners
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