Job Announcement: Information Architect for USAID Library (Washington DC)

Washington, D.C.
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Created: July 22, 2008


Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks an Information Architect to work under contract for the USAID Library in Washington, DC. The Architect would be responsible for supporting a community of webmasters, developing an inventory of websites, and helping to establish website norms and guidelines. This position is based in Washington, DC.


* Gathering and organizing information about websites, web-based applications, and online communities; * Develop logical data models in order to present complex systems and relationships to various audiences; * Facilitating meetings that include discussing technical issues, gaining consensus, and providing meeting follow-up; * Using various user-centered design methods to gather requirements and convert them into technical specifications; * Developing and maintaining knowledge management processes and tools in collaboration with Agency staff; * Develops and maintains websites for region- and sector-specific bureaus within USAID in collaboration with Agency staff; * Stays abreast of trends in information technology and web development; * Stays abreast of trends in knowledge management and international development.



* * 3-5 years progressively responsible experience developing and maintaining websites and other related technologies; * Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills; * Master's degree in Information Systems, Library Science, or a related degree with concentration in technology applications, a plus; * U.S. citizenship required.


* Experience with Federal government web development guidelines including OMB Privacy Policy and Web Content Accessibility; * Demonstrated experience developing, editing and maintaining web-based content; * Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining dynamic, data-driven web sites; * Experience with user-centered design methods, requirements gathering, and meeting facilitation;


* USAID-funded web development experience (; * Developing web-based content on topics related to international development;

To Apply

* For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to the attention of Brad Rogers at,; * Please include your salary range expectations in your cover letter; * Please reference position title AND the position #1002 as the subject line of your email. * Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience; * Library Associates Companies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that values diversity in the workforce






Patty De Anda

Communications Coordinator

Library Associates Companies

6500 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 2240 Los Angeles, CA 90048 800 987 6794 toll free 323 302 9439 local 323 852 1093 fax


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Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2008 16:22 UTC

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