permanent ( Open to All ) Librarian (Collections Specialist) (Vacancy#:VAR001913)

  • Opening Date: May 11, 2022
  • Closing Date: June 1, 2022
  • OPM Control Number: 653757700
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001913
  • LC Organization Unit: Researcher and Collection Services
  • Grade: GS-09
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $61947.00
  • Maximum Salary: $80532.00
  • Availability: Open to All

The purpose of this position is to plan and administer general reference and research services to constituents including Congress, other government agencies, and special borrowers. To facilitate such research, the Section's specialists recommend the acquisition of print, microformat and computer file materials of research value to its constituents. The Section maintains reference and circulating collections for Congress, bearing responsibility for the development, bibliographic control, processing, and general custody of these collections. The work of the Division affects the development of Library programs and the policies, standards, and principles used by librarians in government, public and academic libraries throughout the United States. The incumbent exercises initiative, judgment, tact, and flexibility in meeting the reference requirements of constituents, is familiar with the rapidly growing and complex body of library and information science, and maintains a working knowledge of the operation and resources of the Division and the Library as a whole.

Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.

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