Multiple Positions- Library of Congress

Position: Library Technician
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $32,428.00 to $42,151.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462495900/

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.

Position: Library Technician (Collections)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $44,941.00 to $58,428.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462501100/

The Law Technician for Inventory and Physical Controls is supervised by the Chief, Collection Services Division, Law Library of Congress. The incumbent ensures accountability of receipts by timely check-in of each serial or monographic piece received directly in the Law Library within a prescribed number of days following receipt. Records are created in the Integrated Library System (ILS) at point of check-in, as needed, to expedite processing. Incumbent ensures collection security and improved tracking of items by pin and linking and bar coding serial issues being bound and by masking holdings in the public catalog record displays. Incumbent also conducts physical inventory retrospectively on items added to the Law Library collection before the ILS was implemented in August 1999.

Position: Librarian
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $54,972.00 to $71,467.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462513900/

Catalogs various 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 cataloger’s reference collection, online databases, the world wide web, and the collections of the Library. Recommends resolutions to problems and inconsistencies in the cataloging process.

Position: Librarian (Automated Operations Coordinator)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington DC
Salary Range: $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year

Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462530300/

Initiates, establishes, and maintains professional relationships with librarians and other specialists in order to share resources and information as well as to coordinate workflow within the library. As a consultant, makes recommendations regarding major changes in program areas. Explains or presents specialized or technical information to individuals or groups with varying backgrounds or levels of experience. Develops and maintains professional standing through a variety of methods, including participation in professional organizations, which may include presenting papers at conferences, seminars, or meetings in librarianship and other relevant fields. Prepares articles for publication. Represents the organization at conferences, seminars, and exhibits. Collaborates on projects both inside and outside the Library. Assists clients in developing complex projects.

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