Three Library Positions – Washington, D.C. and Beltsville, MD

Job Title: Librarian – Rosenwald Curator
Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $90,823.00 to $118,069.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, November 2, 2015 to Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Duty Location: Washington DC

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/420383800

The Curator of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection is located within Library Services, in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division and under the administrative direction of the Chief of the division.

The incumbent is responsible for the curatorial oversight of the Rosenwald Collection and performs a variety of professional curatorial services, which involve advanced reference work, scholarly research and responsibility for special projects and acquisitions, as well as the organization, interpretation, and advanced bibliographical work of the division’s collections. In these activities, the incumbent brings to bear his/her knowledge of a specialized area (European history, Rosenwald Collection, illustrated books, etc.), a sound background in rare book librarianship, experience in research methodology, and acquaintance with the original and secondary sources in his/her field. The incumbent serves as a Reference Specialist providing essential and critical curatorial and reference services on behalf of the division.

Job Title: Supervisory Librarian
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Agricultural Research Service
Salary Range: $126,245.00 to $158,700.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Monday, November 2, 2015 to Friday, November 6, 2015
Duty Location: Beltsville, MD ‘

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/420360300

This position is located in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) in the National Agricultural Library (NAL) Office of the Associate Director in Beltsville, MD.

The purpose of this position is to advance knowledge discovery in agricultural sciences through the acquisition, perservation, and description, of literature and other research documentation which are made accessible by the development of advanced discovery tools. Also, to translate science discoveries for the understanding of audiences beyond the scientific and policy communities.

The mission of the Information Products Division (IPD) is to advance access and discovery in agricultural sciences through specific online products and services while engaging in ongoing evaluation and improvements; and as a result of evaluation, create new products and services which improve access to science discoveries for the understanding of audiences beyond the scientific and policy community.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
Alexis Averette
Phone: 703-995-9692
Fax: 000-000-0000
TDD: 202-855-1234
Email: aaverette@yrci.com

Job Title: Library Technician
Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $30,761.00 to $39,984.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, October 30, 2015 to Monday, November 16, 2015
Duty Locations: District of Columbia

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/420273900

This position is located in the Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate (ABA) and can be used in any division in the directorate. Under the direction of the supervisor, the Materials Handler, carries out the duties of distribution of mail and the packing of all materials to be shipped. Incoming mail is distributed to all nine Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate Divisions, and for at least six of the ABA Divisions, the duties include handling mail for both monographs and microfilms. The incumbent of this position will also process books received through the Cataloging in Publication and Pre-Assigned Control Number Programs. The incumbent exercises care to ensure that government property, especially the Library’s collection materials, are properly handled and kept secure to avoid loss or damage. The incumbent will be required to lift items (up to 30lbs) on a regular and recurring basis, push mail cages with a maximum weight load (up to 500 lbs) and book carts with a maximum weight load (up to 250lbs), reach and bend into tubs, and shelve books. Heavier items are moved with weight handled equipment or with the assistance from other workers.