Job Overview

Summary

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 Management and Program Analyst in the Strategic Planning Office (SPO), Office of the Chief Financial Officer.  The SPO is responsible for coordinating the preparation of the Library-wide strategic plan, service and support unit annual program performance plans, and program performance assessment to implement the Library’s Planning and Budget Framework (P&B Framework).

This position is located in the Strategic Planning Office, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Librarian.

The position description number for this position is 254862.

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, non-bargaining unit position.

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

Duties

The incumbent serves as a Management and Program Analyst in the Strategic Planning Office (SPO), Office of the Chief Financial Officer.  The SPO is responsible for coordinating the preparation of the Library-wide strategic plan, service and support unit annual program performance plans, and program performance assessment to implement the Library’s Planning and Budget Framework (P&B Framework)

Using a comprehensive knowledge of the Library’s Strategic Plan Results Statements, the employee coordinates all phases of the Library’s Planning and Budget Framework; implementation plan, formulating the Library’s Annual Plan, adjusting the Library’s Annual Plan, executing monthly status meetings, and reporting on the performance and accountability.  Assists in the preparation of the Library’s Annual Plan by working extensively with senior managers to help them determine requirements, set priorities, and lay the planning basis for Library programs.  Provides expert advice on developing clear performance measurements in the Library annual planning process and enhances the work of Library managers and staff through a comprehensive understanding of the Planning and Budget Framework as it relates to Planning and Program Evaluation.

Assists with researching, analyzing and evaluating effectiveness of program operations in meeting established Annual Planning goals and results.  Organizes, participates, analyzes and documents the periodic update of the Library’s Annual Plan.

Develops briefings, workshop materials, articles and other internal communications for Library staff to improve the understanding of the Library’s Planning and Budget Framework.  Researches and prepares written reports and other working documents concerning complex program issues that may involve multiple service units. Provides expert guidance and analysis that may result in leadership decisions improving Library operations.

Serves as a liaison with key persons and groups inside and outside the Library to provide resource guidance to the development of the Strategic Plan, Library Annual Plans and the Performance and Accountability Report.  Interacts with leading professionals in Government, industry and academia on planning innovations that may have application to Library management programs.

Conducts various ad hoc analyses, prepares reports, and compiles information for management as needed.  Presents results in writing and orally, which are well-organized, supportable and clearly expressed.

Conducts, and participates in management studies and reviews – particularly those with wide and/or significant impact on the Library’s organizational structure, policy, processes, operations, fiscal control and economy and those where the studies boundaries may be broad.