• Librarian- Remote

    ICF Concord, NH 03302

    Job #2457976377

  • ICF International seeks a Librarian to work with the Early Education Services team to support the Office of Planning,?Research and?Evaluation (OPRE) in the maintenance of the Child Care Early Care and education Research Connections Website. The Librarian will work closely with the Project Manager and the team to plan and implement library policies and procedures. The Librarian will assist with maintenance and updating of the online database including selection, prioritization, and indexing of research and policy literature in the ECE field.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Support the maintenance and expansion of the Research Connection library collections and services.

    • Scan publications and websites and reports for appropriate content.

    • Research and evaluate print selection and electronic sources for collection development and acquisition.

    • Review document references and citations during the indexing process.

    • Classify publications using a field-specific topical classification system.

    • Maintain electronic files and folders in an organized and consistent manner.

    • Assist occasionally with database testing and management.

    • Optional occasional projects such as the compilation of bibliographies or bibliographic control for specific classes of literature.

    Basic Qualifications

    • An ALA-accredited master's-level degree in library/information studies or science (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLIS) or equivalent in experience

    • 2+ years working in a library; preferably in technical or access services.

    Professional Skills

    • Detail orientation.

    • A proactive approach with a positive attitude.

    • The ability to be flexible and handle changing priorities and duties.

    • The ability to be self-sufficient, a problem solver, and results oriented.

    • Excellent organizational skills, time management, and prioritization abilities.

    • Respect and consideration given to management, co-workers and all other internal and external parties.

    • The ability to work under pressure and meet critical deadlines.

    • The ability to work independently as well as being a dedicated team player.

    • Strong aptitude for cataloging-like tasks including the identification of bibliographic access points and their transcription into catalog records using cataloging rules.

    • Strong skills in using online catalogs and literature indexes.

    • Coursework in the social sciences and/or experience working with collections of advanced academic and/or professional research in the social sciences is preferred. Basic knowledge of the role of evidence in policy and policy literature.

    • Excellent writing skills (Example: writing abstracts, annotated bibliography, newsletters)

    • Focused research skills using research databases (Examples: Ongoing review of websites of academic, governmental, and independent organizations that have been identified as potential sources of relevant documents and added to the research database web acquisitions sources list)

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and Adobe Acrobat

    • Experience with library software.

    Working at ICF

    Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

    We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy (~~~) .

    Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email ~~~ and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: Know Your Rights (~~~) and Pay Transparency Statement (~~~) .

    Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is :

    $68,325.00 - $116,152.00

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    About ICF

    ICF is a global consulting and technology services company with approximately 9,000 employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at ~~~ (~~~) .

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