Multiple Positions: Washington DC

Position: Library Technician
Location: National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $43,684.00 to $56,790.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446064800/

Duties
The incumbent locates, creates, and maintains bibliographic information: Processes interlibrary loan requests from other libraries. Reviews incoming ILL requests received online (via bibliographic networks and ILLIAD) and in print (via standard American Library Association [ALA] form); confirms suitability of Library materials for lending; updates online records for those requests that cannot be filled by the NGA Library. Retrieves materials to be loaned from the stacks and prepares circulation information. Prepares shipments of materials to be loaned and updates online records. Prepares appropriate shipment forms for materials to be loaned and obtains authorized signatures; delivers outgoing materials to the mail room. Records shipments in the FedEx ledger. Checks Library receiving room and mail station for incoming materials.

Processes interlibrary loan requests to other libraries: Verifies bibliographic information and holdings and prepares requests using the ILLIAD ILL system. Checks Library receiving room and mail station for materials sent by lenders; receives borrowed materials and notifies requestor of their availability, terms of loan, and due date. Prepares shipments of materials to be returned to lenders and updates online records. Prepares appropriate shipment forms for materials to be returned and obtains authorized signatures; delivers outgoing materials to the mail room. Records shipments in the FedEx ledger, and files documented shipping forms. Prepares print and digital reproductions of library materials that are deemed unsuitable for lending (these include rare books, fragile materials and ephemera); prepares reproductions of library materials to support research by Gallery staff and library users. Monitors status of outstanding requests and assists with procedures to ensure the timely return of loaned and borrowed materials. Compiles monthly statistics for ILL activities and other special reports as requested. Maintains paper and electronic departmental files. Assists with other activities in the Reader Services section, including circulation and vertical files; transliterates and interprets bibliographic information in foreign languages to assist staff in locating library materials.

Position: Information Technology Specialist
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $108,887.00 to $141,555.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446132400/

Duties
Serves as a recognized technical authority for new or enhanced information systems software. Exercises considerable judgment and ingenuity in advocating the benefits of implementing business-driven quality and process improvements. Participates in the development of operational plans. Assists in planning, directing and coordinating the implementation and execution of approved policies, programs, and services related to Information technology (IT) systems. Reviews and evaluates operations to appraise the effectiveness of policies and programs. Identifies deficiencies and takes/recommends appropriate actions.

Provides expert guidance in the design, documentation, development, modification, testing, installation, implementation, and support of new and existing applications software. Evaluates the feasibility of adopting new software design technologies in the current systems environment. Recommends adoption of new methodologies based on favorable feasibility analyses. Ensures the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices to the delivery of application software services. Optimizes applications for state-of-the-art technology and functionality.

As a recognized technical expert, develops policy and guidelines for the design, development, and implementation of data warehouses. Analyzes and plans for anticipated changes in data capacity requirements, including developing and administering data standards, policies, and procedures. Ensures operational policies, and practices are followed in the delivery of data management services.

Position: Librarian
Location: Office of Policy Development and Research, Washington, DC
Salary Range: $77,490.00 to $119,794.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/446169500/

Duties
As a Librarian, you will:

Work alone or with others, to provide professional, often specialized or highly technical library and knowledge management services to Federal employees and public.
Create relationships with sources of knowledge and information, including government agencies, non-government agencies, research firms, content providers, trade associations, and publishers.
Leverage accumulated information assets for employee education, client communication, and other corporate training initiatives.
Collaborate with Content Managers to organize and store HUD-owned information assets.
Lead, identify, and assist in establishing roles and responsibilities for supporting a knowledge management environment.

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