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ASRC Federal Holding Company Supervisory Librarian in Boston, Massachusetts

Arctic Slope Mission Services (ASMS,) a subsidiary of ASRC Federal, is seeking a Supervisory Librarian to support our on-going programs at the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Boston, MA.

ASMS holds a nationwide contract for library and records management services with the EPA. ASRC librarians, records managers and support staff collect, organize and maintain library and records materials; assist EPA and external customers with document delivery, reference and research services, etc.

  • The Solo Librarian will support all aspects of daily library operations for the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 1 Library in Boston, Massachusetts, including but not limited to reference/research, document delivery/ILL, cataloging, circulation and collection development and maintenance.

  • Answer ready reference and extended reference questions using a variety of print and online resources for EPA and the public.

  • Develop lists of facilities by SIC or NAICS codes, geographic location and employee size to provide mailing, inspection and enforcement targeting tools.

  • Provide interlibrary loan and document delivery services to EPA patrons.

  • Circulate library materials using EPA Library Online Library System (OLS) module to maintain circulation records and send overdue notices.

  • Using OLS Serials module, check-in journals to update holdings, then route selected print issues and electronic Table of Contents (TOC).

  • Catalog library materials using OCLC; update local catalog records in OLS as needed.

  • Inventory library materials. Provide input for collection development policy and acquisitions.

  • Provide outreach and marketing support for the Library. Provide training to library patrons as needed particularly on EPA Library Desktop services.

  • Maintain statistics and other records to document work performed. Provide written and statistical monthly reports as required.

  • Participate in the EPA Library Network via teleconference, library workgroups, etc.

Requirements :

This is an excellent opportunity to utilize your leadership and librarian skills in support of the EPA. ASRC Federal offers an excellent benefits package and fosters a culture of respect and professional development.

  • Master's Degree in Library Science or Information Management from an ALA-accredited institution and a minimum of two years work experience in a library.

  • Familiarity with information technology as related to library services.

  • Expertise in searching print and online resources; familiarity with the environmental literature and ability to search chemical, technical, business and legal literature is a plus.

  • Experience with OCLC for interlibrary loan and copy cataloging.

  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, and office applications. Familiarity with Lotus Notes is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication abilities.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

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