Silver Spring, MD
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Created: April 13, 2020


LAC Group is seeking an experienced Librarian for a contract within a prestigious federal library in Silver Spring, Maryland. This is a full-time, benefited position. Work must be performed on-site, however remote work is accepted during COVID-19 closures.


  • Assist systems librarian with technical issues.
  • Programmatically pull, transform, as well as perform data analysis on library metadata resources (using Python and/or JavaScript).
  • Update and maintain library web resources.
  • Improve and maintain existing automated library workflows (using Python and/or JavaScript).
  • Troubleshoot access issues related electronic resources.
  • Create and edit metadata records.
  • Provide reference services.


  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS
  • Comfortable with working in the command line, running scripts
  • Experience with JavaScript (Google Apps Script is helpful but not required)
  • Experience with Python, prefered
  • Knowledge with APIs (i.e. REST APIs, authentication)
  • Experience with a library ILS, OCLC Connexion
  • Proficiency using spreadsheets, either Excel or Google Sheets
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills – ability to work well in a team and communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Experience with Metadata and Cataloging standards such as Dublin Core, MODS, MARC, AACR2, etc


Published: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 23:57 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 23:57 UTC