Covance

  • Part Time Librarian

    Job Location(s) US-MD-Gaithersburg
    Job Number
    2018-22103
    Job Category
    Other
    Position Type
    Part-Time
  • Job Overview

    We are seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Librarian to join our team in Gaithersburg, MD. This is a great opportunity for a current MLS student looking to gain experience in a corporate setting.

     

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Support the acquisition and evaluation of information resources (databases, online subscriptions, some print resources) including communicating the value of the tools to ensure ROI.
    • Responsible for ensuring quality deliverables from vendors.
    • Manage local collection development and operational policies and procedures, with guidance from the Corporate Librarian.
    • Participate in the acquisition of information resource s for client projects, CMA divisions, and the local collection. Maintain and IRC collection of paper and electronic materials that meets the information needs of CMA divisions.
    • Design standardized reporting templates and structures across information resource systems to aid in the training and knowledge of both new and existing CMA employees.
    • Ensure the timely payment of vendor invoices based on resource usage and contractual obligations.
    • Assist in the design and maintenance of the Information Resources Website and CMA Experience database.
    • Deliver services for individuals in various time zones, within budgetary constraints.
    • Respond to requests related to Information Resources via the centralized mailbox.
    • Ability and willingness to present at internal meetings.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

    Education/Qualifications

    • MLS degree (or equivalent) from an ALA-accredited school of library and information sciences is highly preferred
    • Extremely qualified MLS students may be considered

     

    Experience

    • Work in pharma/CRO field is desirable or a corporate library setting

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