Position: Library Technician (Inventory Management Technician)
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
Salary: $49,771 to $64,699 per year
Full vacancy announcement available at USAJOBS: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484267300
The position is located in the Collections Access, Loan and Management Division. Incumbent is responsible for a variety of activities in support of collections inventory control and tracking, both behind-the-scenes activities, e.g. problem resolution, quality control, searching collections storage areas for items not readily found or for which a problem might be present, support of the inventory program; and for direct public service, e.g. staffing a circulation station. Incumbent must possess an in-depth knowledge of the collections, thorough familiarity with the databases employed by the Library (both manual and automated), thorough understanding of LC cataloging and classification practices, and excellent interpersonal skills, frequently serving as the first line of contact for account holders, including Members of Congress and their staff, Library staff, other libraries, special borrowers and others. Keyboard skill is necessary to perform this job.