Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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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 155 million items in its physical collections (including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and sound recordings) and over 37 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 Labor Relations Team Leader is responsible for developing and administering the Library's labor management relations program under the supervision of the Director for the Office of Workforce Management, Human Resources Services, and Office of Support Operations. Independently and through the Labor Relations Specialists working under his or her direction, the Team Leader performs a wide range of functions including (1) Implementing and conducting program activities to achieve the vision and mission of the labor relations programs, consistent with the Library’s strategic plan; (2) representing the Library in collective bargaining ; (3) administering the Library's collective bargaining agreements; (4) deciding grievances; (5) representing the Library in proceedings before arbitrators, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the Federal Labor Relations Authority and the Federal Service Impasses Panel; (6) responding to union information requests; (7) advising supervisors and managers at all level on compliance with the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute, Library of Congress Regulations, and collective bargaining agreements; and (8) conducting training on labor-management relations topics. To ensure a high-performing team, the Team Leader trains, coaches, mentors, motivates/rewards, and assures the quality of the work of the Specialists. The Team Leader builds relationships with the Library's unions and interest-based problem resolution. The Team Leader fosters an environment of trust open communication, creative thinking and cohesive team effort to achieve continuous improvement of the Library's labor-management relations program.
This position is located in the Office of Workforce Management, Human Resources Services, Office of Support Operations.
The position description number for this position is 170137.
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.