Job is Expired Temporary Abt Research Library Assistant

Abt Associates / Boulder, CO

Job deadline Apply by May 26th, 2017   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Institutional   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

Organization Overview

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms and one of the top 40 international development innovators.  The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.


Abt Associates seeks bright, talented, and intellectually candidates to add to our talent pipeline.  As a full-time, temporary employee in the Reputational Capital Department at Abt, you will have the opportunity to contribute to challenging projects. This position is located in Boulder, Colorado.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Abt Research Librarian, the candidate will liaise with business leaders and staff in the Department of Health and Environment to integrate print and digital materials from the Abt Environmental Research collection into the online Abt Research Library catalog, as well as other internal knowledge platforms.  The candidate will work closely with the Research Library & Knowledge Management team to help properly store & maintain materials.

  • Review, catalog and organize the Boulder office digital and print resource collection.
  • Identify and upload key internally produced research reports, publications and other thought leadership (digital or print) materials.
  • Provide instruction to staff on how to access and find resources from the Abt Research Library and other knowledge tools as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Holds a degree or is currently enrolled in a graduate level program in Library Science / Information Studies
  • Knowledge of cataloging principles and processes, including Library of Congress classifications
  • Familiarity with library online cataloging and management tools
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Is eligible to work in the United States
  • Transitioning military are  encouraged to apply


This position will begin in mid June and continue for approximately 10 weeks.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Application Requirements

Go to the Abt Associates career opportunities website to apply. 


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science



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Date Posted

May 9th, 2017

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