Full Job Description
Under the direction of the Director and Senior Librarian, plans, organizes, and coordinates work activities involved in obtaining and making library resources available to the trademark attorneys and other customers.
Primary duties for this position are reference assistance and research using a wide range of materials.
Perform research using on-line search techniques, automated tools, print material, and other resources as necessary.
Analyze search requests, interviews requesters when needed, develops search strategies, and reviews and provides search results.
Provide information and updates for content of library web pages and make recommendations for collection development.
Assist with updating and maintaining both physical and electronic collections.
Occasionally performs cataloging of new materials and management of serials
Follow guidelines for the security of library collections and equipment.
Assist in user training efforts and in the development of documentation for new staff and USPTO employees.
Assist with marketing efforts for promoting the library and its available resources.
Process requests for full text literature from internal and external resources.
Assist with compilation of library statistics.
Works independently under overall project objectives and requirements.
Apprise supervisor about progress and unusual complications.
Masters in Library Science; new MLS grads encouraged to apply; 3 years of library experience preferred.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment and provide superior reference services in a timely manner.
Creativity and tenacity in performing research in a wide range of subject areas and with a variety of resources to support the research of trademark attorneys.
Expertise in searching one or more major on-line commercial vendors (ProQuest and Lexis/Nexis) and expertise in searching the Internet.
Experience in using Microsoft Office Tools and familiarity with collaborative web tools such as SharePoint, Wikis, etc.
ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law