Three Librarian Positions – Washington, D.C.

Job Title: Lead Acquisition Librarian
Department: Department Of State
Agency: Department of State – Agency Wide
Job Announcement Number: A-2016-0013
Salary Range: $90,823.00 to $118,069.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 to Monday, November 30, 2015
Duty Locations: District of Columbia, DC

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This Lead Acquisitions Librarian position serves as Team Leader for the Acquisitions unit in A/GIS/IPS/LIBR/IR providing technical direction to other employees and directing the work flow of the unit.

Serves as the Library’s Collection Development Librarian by coordinating the recommendation and selection of materials and prioritizing procurement.

Carries out the most intricate acquisitions procedures requiring specialized knowledge of sources for the searching out and identification of new channels of procurement.

Serves as Level I Contracting Officer and review and approves routine purchase orders for publications in all formats.

Cultivates important relationships with clients and the bureau staff who depend on the library’s acquisitions services for their subscriptions, and a strong customer relationship with the vendors who supply the Department’s information materials.

Anya Tucker
Phone: 202-485-7091
Fax: 000-000-0000

Job Title: Librarian (Preservation Specialist)
Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
Salary Range: $52,668.00 to $68,465.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Friday, November 20, 2015 to Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Duty Locations: Washington DC

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Undertakes preservation research to determine appropriate treatment or collections management procedures for books, paper, photographs, recorded sound or moving image materials for preservation. Applies professional knowledge of preservation principles and activities to conduct and perform preservation research and quality assurance testing on collection and housing materials, to assist preservation treatments and appropriate storage environments.

Organizes and analyzes standard subject data and specialized information that pertains to a specific topic or field in preservation of books, paper, photographs or recorded sound or moving image materials. Identifies and evaluates major publications and trends in the preservation specialization. Prepares reports or other documents related to information and research efforts. Works to maintain personal contacts and cooperative work relationships in order to provide or exchange information.

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Department of Defense
Agency: Washington Headquarters Services
Salary Range: $90,823.00 to $118,069.00 / Per Year
Open Period: Thursday, November 19, 2015 to Friday, December 4, 2015
Duty Locations: Washington DC

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As a Librarian you will be responsible for the following duties:

Serving as a librarian responsible for the full scope of library operations with oversight of library personnel.
Directing daily library operations in a highly complex environment to provide responsive information services to the organization.
Administering reference and research services, determining information needs of the organization and managing information resource selections.
Establishing and maintaining circulation and inter-library loan services.
Organizing, maintaining and preserving materials for the collection to support the mission of the organization.
Being responsive to customer service, performing liaison with user groups, establishing cooperative and collaborative associations with other libraries and information centers.
Making significant recommendations to change, interpret, or develop important or innovative information policies, programs, approaches or analysis methods within the Pentagon library, which may impact federal or military offices.
Serving as a point of contact for reference and research related information and training for all librarians on the Pentagon Library staff.
Planning, designing and conducting training classes and orientations for specific library patrons and groups on specific library products and services. Overseeing the daily operation of the reference and circulation desks.
Serving as the senior librarian, responsible for providing comprehensive research, reference advisory, evaluative and instructional services to the DOD, OSD and Joint Staff, HQ Staff assigned to the Pentagon Reservation, as well as other senior military and government leaders.
Planning for the development, organization and management of the library collection and oversees management of all format and subject areas.
Reviewing and evaluating library holdings in all subject areas for strengths, weaknesses and trends, in an effort to assure currency and balance, through continuous review of publishers’ announcements, library literature, professional periodicals and in consultation with researchers and other subject specialists.