Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Aug 23, 2019
Closes
Aug 27, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a full-time position with the Library of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

Closing Date : Friday, 08/23/2019, 11:59 PM EDT
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Responsibilities

The Electronic Resources/Serials Librarian is responsible for planning and establishing policies and procedures for the management of all subscribed electronic resources in the Library, managing all processes related to serials control for both print and electronic materials, and coordinating the binding of all materials and facilitating the receipt of loose-leaf materials. Responsible for planning and establishing policies and procedures for the receipt and distribution of all library material to the Court, and supports the discovery of electronic resources through the online catalog and the Library's virtual library presence. Independently provides operations support and access trouble-shooting for subscription-based products. Identifies and implements efficiencies that will improve access and workflows for electronic resources and serials. Directly supervises the work of the Serials/Receiving Technician.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
11

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Meet Experience Requirements (see Qualifications)
  • Employment is subject to successful completion of a security background check.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See: www.sss.gov


Qualifications

Experience/knowledge of serials practices and with electronic resources in a library environment required. Demonstrated experience with library serial receiving procedures both manual and online. Familiarity with standard library binding practices and procedures. Prior experience with complex integrated library systems, including online catalog, serials binding and circulation subsystems. Familiarity with basic library budget procedures. Knowledge of MARC, BibFrame, KBART and serial record standards. Ability to effectively organize and prioritize time to resolve multiple electronic access challenges. Supervisory experience preferred.

Education

M.L.S. degree from an ALA accredited institution, with at least two years of law library experience required.

Additional information

Working for the Supreme Court of the United States offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additional benefits include flexible spending accounts, long-term care insurance, and the SmartBenefits transit subsidy.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review and assess your application package in comparison with the posted qualifications for the position.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The following documents are required:
  • OF-306 ( http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf )
  • A resume
  • A cover letter
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