Corporate

Sample Corporate Positions for LIS Professionals (as of 8/2017; click on position title for full job posting)

(Note: All positions described below require or prefer that job applicants have an MLIS or equivalent.)

Position Sample Duties Sample Required Qualifications Salary
Research Librarian

Intelligence company, Springfield, VA

Provide research support to Analysis and Production and Source Management and Operations Directorates analysts; perform database research; do collection development; conduct product research; recommend material acquisition; conduct research using classified and unclassified methods and analysis; provide proactive research updates to websites, e.g. Intelipedia pages and other sites used by Research Center customers. Must have an active/current TS/SCI, at least 1 or more years of relevant experience, possess knowledge of and ability to efficiently use Google Earth. Not stated
Data & Electronic Content Manager/Librarian

Sci/tech firm, Bethesda, MD

Guide acquisition of data by interviewing both customers and data providers; develop awareness of existing classified and unclassified data products, trends in data services, analytical tools that will use the data; communicate information about services, data sets so analysts are able to search, browse and discover meta-data to meet their needs; collaborate with other data librarians and intelligence community (IC) data holders/administrators to promote efficiencies, information sharing. Familiarity with data life cycle management, web design, and scripting languages; initiative and good project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities; ability to research, analyze, organize and present information; excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly an ability to work and interact with other members of the IC [intelligence community]; security background. Not stated
Information Resources Coordinator

Consulting services, Boston, MA

Support Manager of Knowledge Services, firm’s information resources and library services department; deliver timely, reliable, quality research and products, serving research efforts of consulting, corporate services; monitor copyright, usage integrity for materials maintained, distributed, purchased, used, and/or posted; purchase usage permissions for copyrighted data, any other information requested throughout the firm; collaborate with KM manager, IT to continue to build, improve internal KM database. Minimum 4 years experience in information resources/library services research role; experience using online cataloging systems (e.g., EBSCO Discovery); advanced proficiency in online research and legal databases (1-2 years LexisAdvance, Law360 experience); proficiency in collaboration applications (SharePoint preferred); commitment to maintaining strict confidence with confidential matters, exercising appropriate judgment; experience with vendor relationships a plus. Not stated
Information Specialist

Business research firm, New York, NY

Conduct business research for members using electronic information resources supplemented, if needed, by consultation with internal experts; synthesize and summarize research for members and provide in an organized, branded format to meet deadlines; document contacts and research provided to members in the customer relationship management(CRM)database; conduct business research using electronic information resources to support company staff on projects Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably in corporate environment; proficiency in researching complex business issues using diverse sources including electronic resources such Ebscohost, ProQuest, and the internet; broad knowledge of business and economic terminology, resources; customer-focused orientation with excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels internally and externally; ability to work independently, in team environment. $60,000