Project Manager (Law Inspection)-LAC Group
LAC Group is seeking a qualified Project Manager (Law Inspection) to lead a team performing quality control review on a variety of law and related legal materials and collections at a major government library in Washington, DC. The PM will be responsible for overseeing the project, reviewing a variety of materials (pieces for binding, new bound volumes and unbound materials, retro pin & linked materials, Records & Briefs, etc.) to ensure they match bindery and agency’s standards. This is a full time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited position.
Prepare items as a part of a comprehensive inventory of the collection and to facilitate tracking of items in-use. It can involve both serial and monographic material in all mediums collected. In some cases, volumes may not have titles represented in the ILS
Utilize ILS cataloging module for creating/updating holdings records, including summary holdings for serials, as needed.
Responsible for item record creation/updating data input, including item type; enumeration field; chronology/year field; caption; free text; copy numbers; pieces; notes; statistical categories and status.
Ability to follow detailed workflow guidelines and work with foreign language materials
Once items are barcoded and pin & linked, they should be forwarded according to the workflow for the particular type of inventory work prescribed
Must have an MLS from an accredited library school
3+ years of experience working in a law library
18 months of experience as a manager
Experience reviewing completed work of others for quality control
Working knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages; Knowledge of at least one foreign language or experience working with foreign language materials strongly preferred
Experience or understanding of cataloging procedures for legal monographs or serials
Experience using and inputting data into a library ILS and automated binding management systems; Previous experience using an integrated library system, preferably Voyager
Knowledge and ability to train staff and to handle the assignment and monitoring of work to be inspected
Provide training to orient its staff on spreadsheet software and/or to remedy any deficiencies its staff may encounter with regard to setting up or maintaining data on the agency’s spreadsheets
Knowledge of online catalogs, MARC records, and basic cataloging procedures for legal monographs and serials
Strong attention to and ability to work with great detail
Ability to meet deadlines and exceed fixed production quotas
Demonstrated experience reviewing the completed work of others for quality control
Able to lift or push 50 lbs.