Library Assistant

LAC Group - Washington, DC3.6


LAC Group seeks a Temporary Library Assistant to work on a federal government contract in Washington, D.C. As part of the IMF Library, the Library Assistant will provide clerical support pertaining to i) the maintenance of the collections and circulation of materials to patrons, and ii) the outreach and communications around library events. The incumbent will report for half of his/her time to the Client Service Team lead and the other half to the Communications Officer. This is a 6 months contract full-time position (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) starting in January and ending in June 2019.

The Library Assistant will specifically do:

Collections maintenance and circulation

  • Support a major weeding of low usage materials. He/she will assist with the removal of deselected items, and the restocking of the periodicals collection
  • Update bibliographic records of discarded items via simple check-in
  • Shadow circulation staff to locate, retrieve and mail requested materials to patrons
  • Shelf or re-shelf incoming materials

Outreach and communications

  • Help with coordination of activities such as on-site training,
  • Participate in Library and IMF events, Open Houses and departmental information/knowledge sharing events.
  • Provide logistical support to outreach campaigns

Required qualifications:

  • Sound interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with multiple teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.
  • Experience with Photoshop and other multimedia applications is a plus, but not required.
  • Must be available for the duration of the contract

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • circulation: 1 year (Required)
  • shelf reading: 1 year (Required)
  • library assistant: 1 year (Required)
  • administrative: 1 year (Required)


  • Washington, DC 20431 (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)