Three Librarian Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Supervisory Librarian (Head, Science Reference Section)
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year
Closes: Thursday 5/26/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/438836600/

The Science, Technology, and Business Division (ST&B) provides reference and research service to Congress, government agencies, and researchers. Constituents are served in person and via email, the telephone, other electronic communication, and traditional correspondence. ST&B has a reading room with extensive reference collections, and custodial responsibility for technical reports and standards, and international gray literature.

The incumbent’s performance will be assessed on the basis of the quality and effectiveness of the Section’s ability to provide reference and research service to its collections in support of the Library’s mission; the effectiveness of communication and cooperation with other staff members of the Library of Congress and outside organizations; the extent and quality of participation in the management of the Divisions, including the assumption of supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Chief on a rotating basis with other section heads; the extent and quality of ensuring staff participation and consultation; and effective leadership, training, and management of subordinate staff in incorporating the Library’s values into their activities.


Position: Librarian (Senior Cooperative and Instructional Programs Instructor.
)
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $92,145.00 to $119,794.00 / Per Year
Closes: Thursday 5/26/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/438819800/

The Cooperative and Instructional Programs Division trains and coordinates internal and external training and manages and participates in the cooperative cataloging programs, National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections and the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC) for which it serves as the Secretariat.

The position serves as the Senior Cooperative and Instructional Programs Instructor and is a key member of a team responsible for designing, developing, and carrying out “best practices” for online and instructor-led instructional programs for staff and management in Library Services and for administering training activities through the service unit’s training website by offering classroom and online courses focusing on on-the-job activities and evaluating the effectiveness of the program and courses offered. The position applies a professional knowledge of and a great skill in library science and applies training principles and methods to the preparation and presentation of training courses for Library Services.


Position: Librarian

Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $53,435.00 to $69,460.00 / Per Year
Closes: Wednesday 6/1/2016

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439280400/

This position is located within Library Services, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Germanic and Slavic Division, East Central Europe Section.

The incumbent must be proficient in English and Hungarian, in order to perform cataloging and acquisitions duties.

The incumbent catalogs a variety of materials in an automated cataloging environment where the bibliographic characteristics of the material are relatively easy to determine and cataloging decisions are made within established standards. Searches entries in automated and manual catalogs. Assigns headings to catalog entries. Selects and assigns classification numbers. Establishes personal and corporate names and uniform titles for inclusion in the name authority file. Establishes and recommends subject headings for inclusion in the subject authority file and classification schedule. Creates and revises bibliographic records, authority records, and classification schedules. Performs content designation of bibliographic and authority records. Performs research in the cataloged reference collection, online databases, the World Wide Web, and the collections of the Library. Recommends resolutions to problems and inconsistencies in the cataloging process.