LAC group hiring

LAC Group is seeking a dynamic consultant to join our expanding practice. Our library consultants are thought-leaders, excellent communicators (oral and written), have excellent project management and planning skills and are entrepreneurial in nature. When not actively working on a client project, our consultants are involved with webinars, contributing to LAC’s blog, website and other marketing materials, as well as responding to requests for proposals. Because we advise leaders, we are looking for those that have led, but also can communicate, analyze, review workflow & policies, observe without judgment, develop procedures, and provide reviews.

What we do for our clients: LAC’s approach to library consulting follows a proprietary methodology, which includes a Market Analysis, Future & Current State Analysis, and GAP Analysis. Our proven implementation and execution strategies can also be included in the process, as required by the engagement.

A bit about LAC: Since 1986, Library Associates, we have drawn on our unparalleled of experience and best practices with leading law, corporate and government libraries.

We are engaged in order for our clients to better understand and improve services, relevance, value and structure. Our engagements will include collection development, costs, staff assessments, function assessments, technology assessments and leadership. We maintain an agnostic/independent approach to our work and the result is unique to our clients’ needs, environment and industry.

Position Qualifications:
• Required
• Bachelor’s degree
• 5-7 years of experience in library or library function management
• Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills
• Ability to plan and execute projects within time and budget constraints
• Strong analytical strategic planning and communication skills
• Ability to collaborate effectively with senior management
• Advanced degree in Library or Information Science

Work Environment: The selected candidate can work from a nearby LAC Group office or from home. Location is open to all US cities. Travel to client locations required. Preferred locations: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC.

To be considered: If you would like to be considered for the position, please complete the online application, submit your CV as well as a writing sample (you may submit more than one). All writing samples submitted must be 100% your own work, and not the product of a collaborative effort. Writing samples may be one or several of the following:
• Consulting report (please give a synopsis of the engagement)
• RFP response (if a response, please submit both the original RFP and the response)
• Blog entries
• Published or submitted articles
• Marketing materials authored

More About LAC Group:
LAC was founded in 1986 by Deb Schwarz, a visionary in information & library management. LAC Group, founded as Library Associates, has been a problem solver providing innovative and practical solutions to information management challenges in personnel & staffing, collection & asset management, research, and consulting in the private sector, government, and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Today, with almost 400 employees, LAC Group enjoys its well-earned reputation as the leader in its information asset management field, and a premier woman-owned firm; an organization recognized for its integrity and ability to deliver the highest levels of service. With unparalleled accountability, unique in our marketplace, we’ve been consistently exceeding expectations since 1986. We deliver as promised, within the cost structure approved.

Many of our clients — from huge government agencies to university libraries, prestigious law firms, and business concerns just like yours — come to us because they’ve already been disappointed by the providers they have recently consulted. Unlike our competitors, we work to ensure client satisfaction in all facets of our operations.

The best people, strategies & processes. Today, in a world powered by information and the speed of its delivery, your own organization’s success depends on superior information asset management: the most highly qualified people, the optimal strategies, the cleanest processes.

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LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies.