Job Title:Supervisory Librarian-NLM-MP
Department:Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency:National Institutes of Health
Job Announcement Number:NIH-NLM-MP-13-932444
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, August 08, 2013 to
Tuesday, August 13, 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 Cataloging Unit Head in the Cataloging Section at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). 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.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Supervisory Librarian, you will:
Review Cataloging-in-Publication (CIP) and full level bibliographic records for monographs, serials and integrating resources.
Advise management on establishing policies for the bibliographic control of monographs, serials and integrating resources.
Advise management on the automation of bibliographic data.
Develop cataloging policy and procedures for monographs, serials and integrating resources in print, electronic or other formats.
Identify activities suitable for contracting out, and prepare or assist subordinate staff in support for all cataloging contract activities.
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 requirements:
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: initiating and carrying out a variety of assignments related to locating, cataloging, classifying, selecting, controlling or preserving information; providing original cataloging and metadata for discovery of research collections.
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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: