Library of Congress (3 positions) – Washington D.C.

The Library of Congress has openings for three positions. Full vacancy announcements at USAJOBS website:

Job Title:Librarian
Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150149
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, July 2, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-09

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408866700

This position is located within Library Services, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, U.S. Programs, Law, and Literature Division, Law Section.

The incumbent must be able to read French, Spanish, and at least one other modern Romance language to perform cataloging services.


Job Title:Supervisory Librarian

Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150034
Salary Range: $107,325.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 to Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-14

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408627300

The Section Head is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the section, supervising the staff and serving as a specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions within the section’s geographic area of responsibility. The Section Head assures the provision of timely and accurate reference service to the Congress and other Library patrons, directs the development and maintenance of the Library’s collections pertaining to the region, facilitates the effective use of these collections by scholars, researchers, and others worldwide, and manages the development of digital technology to advance the section’s goals. The Section Head plans and produces scholarly programs, exhibits, seminars, and colloquia to bring attention to research developments and collections of interest to both scholars and the general public. Under the guidance of the Division Chief, the Section Head may be responsible for cultivating relations with potential donors, securing funds for new initiatives, acquiring new collections, and establishing new services.
This position is located in the African and Middle Eastern Division, Collections and Services, Library Services.

Job Title:Librarian (Israel and Judaica Section)
Department:Legislative Branch
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:150066
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, June 29, 2015 to Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Series and Grade: GS-1410-09

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/408366900

This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. Often there will be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. This position will require the incumbent to have a knowledge of the Hebrew language. A knowledge of Yiddish is also desirable.

This position is located in the Israel and Judaica Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access, Library Services.