The Lockwood Group is a Global Professional Services Provider established with a purpose to deliver Mission Readiness service and solution to the Department of Defense and Federal Government. Our culture is built upon a Mission Readiness vision and our six core values. We believe in customer centric service delivery with intent to uncover, understand, and solve the underlying problems of the true end customers for our services – the military (the soldier, airman, seaman and Marine) and federal service professionals.
The Lockwood Group is looking to hire Librarian to support the Cyber Research Center at the Cyber Center of Excellence, starting 28 June 2021 for a two-year contract.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Librarian will provide reference and research services in the CRC (an academic and technical library) specializing in computer science, military science, military history, leadership, and other disciplines as directed by the CRC Director, and Higher Headquarters Guidance.
- Perform original or modified descriptive cataloging, subject analysis, and classification of a wide variety of specialized information in all formats.
- Interpret and adapt as bibliographic elements by cataloging rules, or require interpretation, and subject categories included in published lists of subject headings.
- Use OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) or other automated system in Machine-Readable Cataloging record (MARC) format when required.
- Develop and apply automatic data processing for cataloging and classification information. Expand classification schedules and subject headings as needed.
- Ensure catalog records are accurate and current and implements and maintains name and subject authority control records.
- Act as liaison for the organization with user groups that provide linkage for specialized cataloging systems.
- Maintain current awareness and affirm library staff’s adherence to national standards governing cataloging rules, policies, and interpretations promulgated by the Library of Congress, American Library Association, Society of American Archivists, and OCLC.
- Maintain expertise and knowledge of evolution in Dublin Core metadata scheme to correctly interpret standards and to assist and train library technicians and staff to generate metadata.
- Participate as an active member of the Metadata/Cataloging enterprise-wide matrix project team to develop, evaluate and implement policies regarding metadata use and maintenance.
- Participate in processes to select, design and adapt metadata schema, controlled vocabularies, and data dictionaries.
- Maintain quality control oversight of digital library content and metadata systems.
- Coordinate work efforts in the areas of metadata services, cataloging, utilization of automated cataloging systems, and the construction of bibliographic databases with other members of the metadata/cataloging community, including other professional military education schools.
- Develop digital library collections, using various programs (e.g. CONTENTdm, Fedora, DSpace) and software to create local and remote repositories, and to categorize as well as organize the digital objects.
- Select materials for the digital library and participate in collaborative development, and implementation of innovative information technology projects with library technicians and staff.
- Recommend selection of materials, including monographs, journals and other digital or multimedia materials.
- Review approval plan notices, faculty requests, scholarly journals, bibliographies, advertisements, publishers and dealer catalogs, etc., to keep abreast of current and retrospective resources in the subject area.
- The contractor shall Initiate orders for materials or refers potential orders to faculty for input and action and monitor approval plan profiles, recommending adjustments as necessary.
- In consultation with the collection development staff, assess quality and physical condition of the subject collections, making decisions on the replacement, transfer, withdrawal, or preservation of individual titles
- Investigate and assess databases and other electronic products available from publishers in assigned subject areas and recommend purchase or license as appropriate.
- Assist in the development of develop collection development and library academic support policies for assigned subject areas in consultation with faculty and the collection development staff.
- Provide additional collection and resource development of specialized collections including government documents, multimedia or reference collections.
- Work with local systems operators and product suppliers, and system vendors (to correct problems associated with ILS, applications, or hardware.) and recommend purchases of new equipment and/or technologies to the CRC Director.
- Provide Library Process Improvement and Innovation services.
- Identify new technologies and resources available to meet the needs of patrons.
- Collaborate with other library staff, both inside and outside the CRC, to determine the feasibility of adopting identified process improvements.
- Possess a Secret Security Clearance and maintain the required security clearance throughout the life of the contract.
- Possess a Master’s Degree in Library Science.
- Graduated from the Installation Staff Contractor Training Course (ISCTC) or meet the requirements to complete the required training within 30 days of contract award or first available class date offered by the CCoE Faculty and Staff Development Branch.
- Have five (5) years of total work experience.
- Have two (2) years’ experience as a librarian or in the information management field.
The Lockwood Group offers a competitive benefits package, including Paid Time Off, medical, dental, and vision insurance, health and wellness, various optional add-on benefits, and a retirement 401(k) plan with Company match.
Lockwood Credo, Core Values and Culture
The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service. We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, and our community. Service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first. Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired. We aim to deliver on all promises, exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.
Our employees are the face of our service. They are at the front lines working with our customers daily, and it is Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.
Our partners are fuel for our engine. Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood, ensuring we successfully deliver always. We work alongside our partners as one cohesive team.
Service to the community is important to us. We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.
This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.
The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:
•Ethics and Integrity
•Team and Family Environment
If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team!
The Lockwood Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. The Lockwood Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant laws