permanent ( open to all ) Supervisory Librarian (Field Director – Rio Office)(Vacancy#:VAR001311)

  • Opening Date: July 30, 2020
  • Closing Date: August 13, 2020
  • OPM Control Number: 574908200
  • Vacancy Number: VAR001311
  • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
  • Grade: GS-15
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $142701.00
  • Maximum Salary: $170800.00
  • Availability: Open to All

This position acquires and provides access to materials of research value for the Library's collections from all countries of the world, in all languages. Acquired materials are in all media and all formats by which content is conveyed; e.g., print, electronic, visual, recorded sound, microformat. The work of the Directorate supports the universal collections of the Library, upon which all of its programs are based. Stakeholders include Congress, the Federal government, scholars, the general public, and the larger library and information communities. The overseas offices identify, acquire, catalog, preserve, and distribute selected publications of high research value to the Library of Congress (LC) and, through the Cooperative Acquisitions Program, to other research libraries. The incumbent serves under the general administrative supervision of the ABA Director but works independently, exercising considerable judgment, and carries out duties and responsibilities in accordance with broad overall guidelines and policies. Work is coordinated with the Department of State in the host country of the office.

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