detail ( Library Employees Only ) Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) Undescribed Duties (Detail Opportunity)

  • Opening Date: May 12, 2022
  • Closing Date: May 19, 2022
  • LC Organization Unit: Office of the Chief Information Officer
  • LC Organization Unit - Specific Office: Digital Strategy Directorate
  • Grade: GS-09 THROUGH GS-13
  • Availability: Library Employees Only
  • Duration: 120 Days

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Digital Strategy Directorate is offering a reimbursable undescribed duties detail to perform activities related to the Connecting Communities Digital Initiative (CCDI) – part of the Of the People: Widening the Path program. The incumbent will perform activities related to Program Planning, Outreach and Coordination, and Digital Collections Research. The incumbent will help execute and support an early July 2022 event featuring grantee presentations, meetings, research visits and tours. This detail requires experience working on a public-facing event and knowledge of one or more of the following: Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies. The incumbent will also provide support for a series of webinars for prospective applicants interested in learning more about CCDI grants.

Area of Consideration: Open to existing GS9 through GS13 level staff Library wide. Selected candidates will serve in a non-grade changing reimbursable detail.

Work Schedule:  Full Time

The selectee will work under the supervision of the CCDI Program Director. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaising with the Library’s Events Office staff to coordinate event planning, including catering, room set up, schedules, agendas and other logistical details in advance, on the day of the event and after the event.
  • Finalizing the event schedule and coordinating logistics with invited, featured, and registered external participants, as well as staff participants.
  • Managing communications with internal and external attendees, to include senior leadership.
  • Preparing and ensuring resources are available for public use, including conference materials and videos.
  • Coordinating in advance and during the event with the Library’s Multimedia Group to document the event.
  • Marketing the event internally and externally, including answering public questions.
  • Coordinating a pre-event walkthrough and event day activities.
  • Contributing to the post-event report with observations, findings, and themes.
  • Distributing the post-event report to appropriate audiences.
  • Applying experience with project administration, communication, and problem-solving skills to perform other program support and tasks as directed.
  • Coordinating with OCIO Communications teams for webinars.
  • Responding to webinar questions in multiple formats.

Application and Selection Process

Interested candidates should secure, in advance, permission from their supervisor and prepare a resume with no more than a one-page statement expressing interest in this opportunity, along with a description of their qualifications that includes current work experience and training related to the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

  1. Ability to plan, produce and coordinate events in collaboration with colleagues.
  2. Experience coordinating across multiple divisions.
  3. Experience sharing ideas and concepts effectively across interdisciplinary audiences.
  4. Experience with knowledge of one or more of the following: Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies as they relate to user communities and/or collection materials.
  5. Experience with Library of Congress events and systems, and the ability to identify and solve organizational and operational problems.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  7. Ability to interact collaboratively with others.

 

Submission Process

Submission Deadline: May 19, 2022

Desired Start Date:   June 6, 2022

Candidates should submit a resume and one-page statement of interest to Marya McQuirter (mcquirter@loc.gov) by close of business of the submission date noted above. Applicant information will be reviewed by a selection committee and the top qualified candidate(s) will be interviewed. The selection will be based on how well the required knowledge, skills, and abilities required are met.