Thursday, October 6, 2011

Corporate Librarian - Sacramento

Environment & Planning
Sacramento, CA
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF's Web site is
ICF is currently seeking a Corporate Librarian to be based in our Sacramento, CA office.
Job Description:
The Corporate Librarian provides library and research support, processes requests from LOB (Line of Business) members, and manages library materials purchased by the LOB as well as those purchased for the ICF Library.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide support for walk-in, phone, and e-mailed requests from staff, clients, agencies, and the public for ICF Library holdings as well as current and archived LOB library material.
  • Receive new material; process for library stacks and notify management for potential leveraging of LOB purchases.
  • Acquisitions; review purchase requests for library material and assess for acquisition. Purchase items; set up subscriptions and standing orders, and maintain acquisitions within budget allocated at beginning of the year.
  • Cataloging; copy-catalog and collaborate on original cataloging if required. Maintain OCLC data for the ICF Library holdings.
  • Provide document delivery services for both billable and non-billable research requests using OCLC.
  • Provide in-depth research support for both billable and non-billable search requests which may include deep-web searching, database searching, and travel to local libraries.
  • Archiving of LOB deliverables.
  • Tracking library statistics and compiling department reports.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Library Science, Library Information Systems, or related field (relevant experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year-basis).
  • 2+ years of experience working in a library, preferably in reference or cataloging
  • Strong bibliographic skills, including knowledge of MARC tags and LC headings

  • Strong skills in using on-line catalogs and shelf-lists.

  • Focused research skills using research databases (Examples: Dialog, BIOSIS, Lexis-Nexis, etc.)
  • Advance proficiency in the most current versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Skills with Adobe Acrobat or library software such as InMagic preferred

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF International is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

For a listing of other career opportunities at ICF, please visit our Career Center at

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