Job Title:Information Technology Specialist (Audio-Visual Specialist)
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:120139
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|$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year|
|Friday, December 21, 2012 to Friday, January 25, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Open - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location(s):|
Washington, DC, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.|
The Library of Congress serves the Congress in fulfilling its duties and preserves and promotes knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people. It is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library, with more than 151 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and almost 20 million items online. Located primarily on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., the Library is the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the Law Library of Congress, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
The incumbent serves as a subject matter expert and analyst pertaining to audio-visual digital formats and content. The incumbent's expertise and analytic skills are applied to a variety of strategic planning activities. Examples include the development of guideline specifications, assessments of the sustainability of digital formats, and the definition of supporting elements in the technology infrastructure. Many of these activities are carried out in group settings chaired or led by the incumbent, in the Library of Congress and in interagency working groups with representatives of other governmental agencies. The incumbent's expertise and analytic skills are also applied in liaison relationships with the Library's governmental and non-governmental preservation partners.
Individually and in collaboration with digital audio-visual experts and specialists in information technology, the incumbent participates in major digital programs that include internal communication strategies, new digital sustainability policies, metadata and standards for digital content, and new models for information access and delivery. The incumbent works with members of the digital library and digital archiving profession, representatives of the information technology industry, and various working groups throughout the Library involved in digital technologies and audio-visual content as they relate to the long-term preservation.
This position is located in the Office of Strategic Initiatives. The incumbent will report to the Director of Integration Management.
The position description number for this position is 184634.
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.