Job Posting: Part-time Librarian, ICF International, Health Informatics & Technology Solutions Bethesda, MD

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The Health Informatics and Technology Solutions Division of ICF international is currently seeking a Part-Time Librarian or Library/Information School Graduate Student to work in Bethesda, MD.

Key Responsibilities:

ICF International assists the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center ( with a variety of activities and is looking for a part-time (24– 30 hours per week) librarian or library/information school graduate student to develop, edit, and update materials quickly in response to disasters and public health emergencies. This is an exciting learning opportunity in the emerging field of disaster health information.

Duties may include:

§  Reviewing Web page links and selection of resources for disaster health topic Web pages

§  Updating and maintaining Web site using TeamSite content management software (CMS). Experience with TeamSite not required but experience posting information to Web site (e.g., via a CMS) is required.

§  Ensuring Web documents are Section 508 compliant; experience with section 508 compliance not required, but highly desirable

§  Selection, data entry, and writing annotations for disaster medicine and public health grey literature database,

§  Assisting partners, collaborators and audiences by:

§  responding to inquiries

§  scheduling, planning, and attending meetings, meeting minute preparation, and

§  corresponding via phone or email

§  Testing and review of disaster health databases and mobile applications

§  Testing training materials and participation in disaster health information continuing education classes

§  Attending meetings with potential opportunities to interact with disaster medicine and public health professionals and librarians

§  Managing administration of the Listserv DISASTR-OUTREACH-LIB

§  Monitoring of multiple RSS feeds for new resources

§  Monitoring, message writing, and posting on Twitter account, GovDelivery, and other tools for promoting DIMRC resources


Basic Qualifications:

§  Must be currently enrolled or a graduate of an accredited MLS program.

§  Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Writing sample required.

§  Demonstrated experience publishing content to Web sites, use of a content management system (CMS) preferred.

§  At least one year of professional level work experience

§  Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Skills / Experience:

§  Background in science, public health, allied health, emergency management desirable, but not required.

§  Experience with section 508 compliance highly desired, but not required.

Professional Skills:

§  Ability to work within a team environment and contribute to consensus-based decision making

§  Ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems creatively and independently

§  Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities as directed

§  Able to efficiently work in fast paced environment with team members

§  Excellent oral and written communication skills

§  Excellent attention to detail

§  Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people at every level

§  General computer and email skills

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