Librarian (Collection Specialist) - Ref. Librarian

Legislative Branch, Library o...
Washington D.C.
Mar 03, 2017
Mar 27, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

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.

This position is located in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division, Collections and Services, Library Services.

The incumbent, serves as the Humanities and Social Sciences library technology specialist, serves as the webmaster to design and maintain the division's web presence and coordinates automation and digitization projects.

The position description number for this position is 12312.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule, Monday-Friday with occasional evenings and Saturdays.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

  • Please note key requirements bold under qualifications.
  • Applicants should have knowledge and progressive responsible experience in web page design and maintenance and in coordinating automation and digitizaiton projects to serve as the library technology specialist in the Humanities and Social Sciences Division.

    Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

    Ability to provide research and reference services**

    Knowledge of the subject areas of the library's collection**

    Demonstrated knowledge of integrated library systems, library applications, electronic resources, web and other information technology**

    Ability to develop and/or manage materials in library collections**

    Ability to interact collaboratively with others and provide consultation and liaison services

    Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of collection development

    Ability to communicate in writing

    Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing

    Not Applicable

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