Position: Supervisory Librarian (Section Head)
Location: Library of Congress – Washington, D.C.
Salary Range: $112,021.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year
Closes: Monday 3/27/2017
Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS:
This position is located in the Benelux, France and Italy Section, African, Latin American and Western European Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Library Services.
Serves as an expert in organizing, developing, and implementing multiple projects. Serves as a project or team leader, or chairperson for working groups, task forces, committees, etc. Coordinates details of special projects of lasting importance. Utilizes sound judgment to determine scope, emphasis, approach, appropriate techniques, and manner of presentations. Develops technical standards and/or protocols relevant to library functions. Participates in planning the work of a unit, including formulating goals and objectives and identifying improvements in methods and procedures. May serve as COR or administer service contracts.
Makes significant recommendations to change, interpret, or develop important or innovative policies, programs, approaches, or analysis methods. Evaluates the availability of financial and human resources, and independently plans schedules, coordinates and completes activities related to the Library’s acquisitions program. Assists in preparing and overseeing the acquisitions budget. Ensures comprehensiveness and accessibility of library collections. Makes extensive independent technical judgments regarding library operations. Evaluates offers of gifts for compatibility with library acquisition policies and recommends acceptance or rejection.
Explains and revises as necessary existing training policy and program guidance for use by others, including section, division, and/or directorate staff. Independently plans, schedules, coordinates, and monitors the effectiveness of training operations. Resolves issues and problems in difficult and complex circumstances. Plans new or significantly updated methods of training, incorporating the latest in information technology. Prepares/edits instructor manuals, technical manuals, training manuals, and/or user manuals. Assesses training needs at the section and division levels to identify or develop appropriate training. May also conduct formal classroom training as needed. Supervises a group of employees performing work up to the GS-13 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the unit’s work. Determines the human resources needed to complete the unit’s work, and independently plans, schedules, coordinates and executes the unit’s activities.
Location: LAC Group – Washington, D.C.
LAC Group has multiple library positions available for Washington, D.C. Full vacancy announcements can be found at the LAC Group website:
Positions originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.