permanent ( Open to All ) Supervisory Librarian (Division Chief)(Vacancy#:VAR002654)

  • Opening Date: February 9, 2024
  • Closing Date: March 8, 2024
  • OPM Control Number: 775542500
  • Vacancy Number: VAR002654
  • LC Organization Unit: Discovery and Preservation Services
  • Grade: GS-15
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $163,964.00
  • Maximum Salary: $191,900.00
  • Availability: Open to All

This position is located in the African, Latin American and Western European Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services.

The African, Latin American & Western European (ALAWE) Division is responsible for the acquisition and cataloging of materials from the following regions: Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, France, Malta, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Italy.

The Division Chief works under the general direction of the Director for Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access (ABA) and reports to the Deputy Director for ABA. Is responsible for administrative management, strategic planning, and technical direction of the ALAWE Division. Supervises a group of employees performing work up to the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision relative to the staff supervised. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets, and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Observes workers’ performance; demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff and clearly communicates these through the formal employee performance management system. Provides informal feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance.

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