permanent ( Open to All ) Supervisory Librarian (Vacancy#:VAR002722)

  • Opening Date: May 7, 2024
  • Closing Date: June 7, 2024
  • OPM Control Number: 790234600
  • Vacancy Number: VAR002722
  • LC Organization Unit: Researcher and Collection Services
  • Grade: GS-14
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $139,395.00
  • Maximum Salary: $181,216.00
  • Availability: Open to All
  • Telework Eligibility: Hybrid

These positions are located in both the East Asian Section, and the South, Southeast Asian, Tibetan and Mongolian Section, Asian Division, General and International Collections Directorate, Researcher and Collections Services.

The incumbents of these positions serve as the Head, East Asian Section, and the South, Southeast Asian, Tibetan and Mongolian Section in the Asian Division, and is responsible for the day-to­day operation of the Asian Division's reference service and scholarly activities, supervising the reference staff and area specialists, and serving as a specialist in matters dealing with the countries, languages and regions within the Division's geographic area of responsibility. The incumbent assures the provision of timely and accurate reference service to the Congress and other Library patrons, directs the development and maintenance of the Library's collections pertaining to the region and facilitates the effective uses of these collections by scholars, researchers, and other users.  The incumbent plans and produces scholarly programs, exhibits, seminars, and colloquies to bring attention to research developments and collections of interest to both scholars and the general public. The incumbent may be responsible for cultivating relations with potential donors, securing funds for new initiatives, acquiring new collections, and establishing new services. In addition, the incumbent may also be assigned to perform general administrative duties for the division and to serve in lieu of the chief or assistant chief as required.

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