Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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Current Department Employees - CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE STAFF OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DUE TO BUDGETARY CONSTRAINTS. TEMPORARY NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) AND INDEFINITE NOT-TO-EXCEED (NTE) STATUS CANDIDATES ARE INELIGIBLE TO APPLY. (EMPLOYEES MUST MAINTAIN THEIR ELIGIBILITY AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.
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 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.
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 selected applicant may be required to file a financial disclosure statement with the House of Representatives, U.S. Congress, in accordance with the provisions of Public Law 95-521, Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
This is a full supervisory position that provides full system life cycle support of databases that support business applications at the Library of Congress. The incumbent serves as Chief, Database Administration Group and manages new initiatives, continuing development, and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) on various relational databases or data management technology, which supports the database needs for business units across the Library of Congress. This position also has IT support responsibilities with emphasis on expertise in data analysis and design, database management, implementation, monitoring, administration, tuning and standardization. In addition, advises management on all matters related to database administration and management.
This position is located in the Database Administration Group, Research and Development Directorate, Information Technology Services, Office of Strategic Initiatives.
The position description number for this position is 12830.
This position has no promotion potential.
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 supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.