Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


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Boulder, CO


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Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

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Type of Library

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Job Description

FedWriters is a professional communication and analysis firm that helps government and commercial organizations develop a range of products including proposals, technical reports, interactive forms, training materials, regulatory documents, clinical reports, marketing materials, user manuals, engineering documents, and multimedia content.

The Program Administrative Analyst (Librarian), will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Library and Reference Support
    • Public Services support for the library that includes general reference and research support to meet the information needs of scientific, research and administrative staff, as well as answer inquiries from partners, constituents, and the general public, using a wide range of tools, such as EBSCO STM Source, Google Scholar, IEEE Xplore, MGA, Web of Science, and WorldCat Discovery.
    • Performance of bibliometric and citation analysis for agency divisions and labs to help them identify research strengths, benchmark performance, inform research strategy development, locate potential collaborators, prioritize publications to read, and demonstrate academic impact.
    • Library liaison for specific labs within NIST, NOAA & NTIA to facilitate communication, outreach and provision of information services.  Responsible for keeping up to date with research conducted in specific labs, and ensuring library collections and services remain relevant to agency research needs.
    • Assists with outreach activities.
    • Assists in the planning, coordinating and performing of weeding and inventory projects of the library’s collections.
    • Supports the Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery function.  Processes interlibrary loan borrowing, lending, and document delivery requests using ILLiad and WorldShare or similar systems.
  • Technical Support
    • Creation of infographics and data visualizations to highlight findings.
    • Familiarity with software such as Tableau, Photoshop & Illustrator.
    • Leads Website projects. Develops, edits, revises and updates website content using responsive web design including 508 accessibility compliance.  Familiarity with HTML, CSS, Java, Bootstrap, and Dreamweaver.
    • Familiarity using such tools as Endnote, Procite, Zotero, Access and/or Excel.
    • Coordinates and performs the digitization and preservation of materials approved by Library Director for digitization within preservation guidelines and/or standards.
    • Collects and maintains library usage statistics.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • MLS or MLIS Degree a plus.
  • 3 – 5 years of technical support experience required (ie. web design, software usage, data visualization, bibliometrics, etc.).
  • 3 – 5 years of library and reference support experience required.
  • U.S. Citizen.
Posted Sep 25, 2018