Government Documents/Legislative, Operations, Reference/Research
Progressive Technology Federal Systems, Inc. (PTFS), a leading systems integration company specializing in content management solutions, content digitization, and library services/solutions, has an immediate opening for a ReferenceLibrarian at a client site at Ft. Belvoir, VA.
The ReferenceLibrarian will have the following responsibilities:
Perform original research and reference service for faculty, staff and students.
Provide service within available resources to all patrons.
Perform reference interviews in-person, via e-mail and over the phone.
Research sources and tools.
Design instructional media as needed.
Market library services.
Teach library users how to use the library subscription databases and the online catalog and to do effective research using the open internet.
Prepare instructional lessons. Teaching sessions will be recorded and broadcast on the internet, via live video teleconferencing or other electronic media.
Apply innovative skills to recommend new library reference services.
Maintain reference services metrics.
Perform charge, discharge, renew and hold operations at circulation desk using Symphony.
Create patrons and edit patron records.
Help library patrons using the self-check machine, the reading room and equipment.
Process inter-library loans via OCLC.
Identify needed updates to content on the library’s internet and intranet sites.
Compose content relevant to client mission.
Work with the library’s database service providers to customize interface.
Compile and report on the metrics/statistics for the library’s research and reference services.
Assist faculty with special projects involving library resources.
Assist library patrons in the use of all digital resources.
Create and maintain documentation related to all duties.
The candidate must have the following experience:
4 years experience performing providing library reference support
Demonstrated experience using electronic reference tools (WESTLAW, EBSCOHost, DIALOG) and technical services resources (OCLC)
Knowledge of online bibliographic records
Experience assisting library patrons with the use of online public access catalogs
Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Windows, word processing and other office software applications.
Knowledge and experience in legal and legislative research, including the ability to prepare current and retrospective legislative histories.
PTFS has been a leading Enterprise Content Management (ECM) provider to Federal, Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence agencies since 1995. Our core products include Knowvation™ (formerly ArchivalWare™), Bibliovation™ and Droneware™. To help organizations focus on their core mission, we also offer highly technical teams that streamline the process to stand up and maintain custom solutions that best meet your needs.