permanent ( Open to All ) Deputy Director, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate (Vacancy#: VAR002092)

  • Opening Date: March 29, 2023
  • Closing Date: June 9, 2023
  • OPM Control Number: 715834500
  • Vacancy Number: VAR002092
  • LC Organization Unit: Discovery and Preservation Services
  • Grade: SL-00
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $141,022.00 per year
  • Maximum Salary: $212,100.00 per year
  • Availability: Open to All

The incumbent is Deputy Director, Acquisitions & Bibliographic Access (ABA), reporting to and serving as the alter ego to the Director, ABA. The Deputy Director shares full responsibility with the Director for: acquiring materials for the Library in all formats (books, periodicals, maps, music, prints, photographs, recorded sound, videos, etc.) by all methods of acquisition (copyright deposit transfer, purchase, unsolicited gifts, exchange, transfer from other government agencies, and support for solicited gift acquisitions); in all subjects, except technical agriculture and clinical medicine, from all over the world; and, cataloging print and digital textual material in order to make it accessible to the public; effectively communicating and cooperating with Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) managers, supervisors and staff throughout the service unit and external organizations, incorporating the agency’s priorities and values into the Directorate’s programs and activities; providing leadership in cataloging policy and professional training for the national and international library communities and managing and overseeing the overall effectiveness of the Directorate.

Career Showcase - Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access (ABA) Deputy Director

Held virtually on May 18, 2023

View the recording

Apply online at