This position is located in any of the divisions that come under the Directorate of Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access. It is a hybrid position that combines major duties of both the acquisition specialist and the cataloger. Often there will be a foreign language requirement for this position depending on the geographical area for which cataloging or acquisitions functions are being performed. The incumbent must be proficient in English and Finnish or Estonian in order to perform cataloging and acquisitions duties for materials from Finland or Estonia.
The position description number for this position is 058498.
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.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
- Not Required
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.
Proficiency in English and Finnish or Estonian, in order to perform cataloging and acquisitions duties for materials from Finland or Estonia.**
Knowledge of library cataloging and acquisitions rules, practices and procedures.
Ability to use integrated library systems, applications, or other information technologies.**
Ability to organize, analyze, and interpret data related to cataloging and acquiring library materials.**
Ability to communicate in writing in a clear, concise, and organized manner.
Ability to provide consultation and perform liaison duties.
Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.
No additional requirements to those listed above.