Information Analyst/Librarian — Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory — Laurel, Maryland 20723

Oct 9, 2006 by

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The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking an Information Analyst/Librarian.

Job Duties:

Provide professional science & technology knowledge research and resource development services in the R.E. Gibson Library and Information Center.

Perform research for Laboratory scientists and engineers in sci-tech related topics using online databases and other knowledge sources as necessary and appropriate. Search major commercial databases, organize and synthesize results, and analyze content.

Participate in Library outreach/marketing activities.

Plan, develop, and deliver customized and cutting edge information products and services

Identify and manage content of internal web portals

Participate in the identification, selection, and acquisition of knowledge resources


Required: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in science or technology. In respective field, working knowledge of print and electronic resources appropriate for a research environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently or collaboratively in a complex, changing environment. Must possess a strong interest in and ability to actively engage and support customers within their own work environment. Must have effective customer service skills.

Desired: MLS or MS in science or technology field from an accredited institution. Proficiency using online services such as Dialog, ISI Web of Knowledge, other specialized fee-based databases. At least 1 year of applicable library/information services experience providing information research to meet the needs of scientists and engineers, and the application of information technologies to serve these populations.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.


APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

EEO Statement:

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.

If interested please go to the Lab website employment page at , click on the “Search and apply” link, click on the View Job Postings/Apply for a Job link, and enter Job Req #110463 at the bottom of the page.