Job Title: Supervisory Librarian-NLM-MPJob Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-13-888892
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 to
Monday, May 20, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Bethesda, MD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)
The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world. Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.
The successful candidate for this position will serve as Deputy Chief of the Public Services Division and participate fully with the Chief in directing and managing all activities of the Division. This position is located within the Division of Library Operations (LO), National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
More than just a library!
Although the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the world's largest library of the health sciences, with a collection of more than 12 million items, the Library also conducts research in biomedical communications, creates databases and search tools for molecular biology information resulting from the Human Genome Project, creates specialized information services in the areas of toxicology and environmental health and supports a nationwide network of medical libraries. The Library's various Web-based databases are the world's most consulted medical information resources for scientists, health professionals, and the public. Click on http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ for more information.
- Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
- Overnight travel of 6 days a year
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties:
Assist the Chief in managing the operations of the Division including formulating, establishing and interpreting policies; developing, analyzing and reviewing programs; developing and implementing long-term and operational plans; developing budgetary and staffing requirements and formulating budget requests.
Participate in supervising and directing the activities of the staff of approximately 72 employees with the assistance of three Section Heads and various subordinate supervisors and technical experts.
Plan and manage major public services activities within the Division. Coordinate the design, development, selection, improvement, management and utilization of state-of-the-art library automation applications. Coordinate a variety of intradivisional and interdivisional projects affecting the Division. Develop programs to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Division activities.
Represent the NLM in various professional meetings and meet with key officials from other Government agencies and from the library community.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education. More specifically, you must meet the requirements specified in paragraphs A or B below:
A. Completion of at least 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree in any field;
B. A total of at least 5 years of combined of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, you must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
In addition to meeting the basic entry qualification requirements, you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: leading library public services programs or projects in a large, complex academic, research or health sciences library, specifically those involving customer service to users; interlibrary loan and document delivery services; onsite circulation and reference services; preservation of analog and digital library collections; managing digital repositories; managing consumer health resources; and outreach activities.
This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education . If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series.
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: