Knowledge Management Librarian

Paltech, a Government Contractor located in Fairfax, VA is working on a bid and currently looking for a dedicated and experienced Knowledge Management Librarian to develop/oversee a plan to provide information sharing, develop plans for public information and long-term archival records.  The contract through the Knowledge Management Office (KMO) in support of the Science & Technology Directorate in the Dept of Homeland Security deals with three levels of information: public, restricted and classified.  Support services will be in the following areas: SharePoint Support, technical and legal support, knowledge management support, program/project support and executive admin support services.

The position requires a Secret Clearance.

Location:  Washington, DC

  • Create instructional and training materials in relation to KMO resources and priorities.
  • Assist the KMO Director in best practice implementations and policy recommendations from the Public Access Advisory Group (PAAG) and other KMO led groups.
  • Conduct training and utilization overviews of publication and data repositories in addition to knowledge exchange technologies for impact on deliverables and capability transitions to DHS customers.
  • Support the development, implementation, and enculturation of the organizational Knowledge Management framework, strategy, policies, process, and procedures.
  • Conducts KMO-based research of library resources, plus information and data coming from DHS research outputs to create curated matrices and lists.
  • In collaboration with the DHS Library, creates Library Guides for KMO-specific resources and services by highlighting internal and subscription-based resources needed by KMO customers.
  • When needed attends various information-science and library focused meetings with OSTP and other collection specific groups.
  • Consults with KMO Director on all information science and library-based initiatives and projects.

Education and/or Experience

Minimum Education Required

  • BA/BS and 8–10 years of relevant experience or MA/MS and 5+ years in related field (e.g., Knowledge Management, Information Systems)

Minimum Experience Required

  • Proven experience in data analysis and strategic planning
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Proficient in using tools such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with SharePoint.
  • Knowledge Management Certification strongly preferred.

Active Secret Clearance required, TS preferred.

The minimum experience and education requirements for this position are due to the complexity, at the program level, of the tasks at hand. This position will be instrumental in designing, updating and maintaining a knowledge management system. This position will provide guidance and support. The requirements as stated above reflect industry standards.

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