permanent ( open to all ) Chief, Researcher and Reference Services (Vacancy# VAR001193)

  • Opening Date: March 24, 2020
  • Closing Date: April 24, 2020
  • OPM Control Number: 563690900
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001193
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
  • Grade: SL- 00
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $131,239.00
  • Maximum Salary: $197,300.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The Chief of Researcher and Reference Services Division (RRS) is a senior executive position at the Library of Congress, responsible for bringing vision, leadership, and innovation to the role. The Chief provides national leadership in the fields of research, reference, and information science as they relate to the division's responsibility and represents the library at national and international meetings, events, and programs. The role involves setting strategies to organize, digitize and make information accessible; ensuring community-based engagement and diversity in collections development; implementing innovative onsite and online user experiences that support traditional and evolving forms of research; and pursuing creative and practical channels for increasing user engagement with the Library, its staff, and collections.


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