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2 current job openings.

Library Technician (Collections) (Vacancy #:140083)

GS-09 - Law Library- $52,146.00- $67,787.00
Opening Date: 18-APR-14
Closing Date: 02-MAY-14
Availability: Library Employees only

CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE STAFF OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY. The incumbent is responsible for assisting Division supervisors and staff with the resolution of processing workflow problems and for providing input for the resolution of technical discrepancies arising from the implementation of the Library's Integrated Library System (ILS) and its specific applications to Law Library workflow. The incumbent must demonstrate an expert knowledge of the ILS and its modules (acquisitions; serials; cataloging; circulation; and on-line public access); so that he/she can act as an intermediary on behalf of the Law library collection needs for both Its Library Services Directorate and Legal Research Directorate. The incumbent must be able to deal effectively with a wide variety of Law Library staff and contractors, in order to plan and coordinate actions to correct or prevent errors, delays, or other complications involved in organizing and processing Law Library information. This position is locate in the Law Library, Global Legal Collection Directorate, Collection Services Division.

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Librarian (Vacancy #:140073)

GS-11 - Law Library- $63,091.00- $82,019.00
Opening Date: 21-APR-14
Closing Date: 05-MAY-14
Availability: Library Employees only

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Legal Information Specialist in the Global Legal Collection Directorate of the Law Library of Congress (LAW). The position reports to the head of the Digital Resources Division. The incumbent conducts information research across the full range of legal research and collection areas covered by LAW in support of management needs, including assessments and documentation of relevant resources, both analog and digital. The incumbent assists in organizing information by applying principles of organization of knowledge in working with taxonomies, thesauri, and online browse and search constructs. The incumbent assists in identifying and characterizing information needs arising from LAW research and collection activities and assists in formulating requirements for information systems to resolve these needs.

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