Job Title: Supervisory Technical Information Specialist-NLM-MPJob Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-13-952950
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Thursday, September 12, 2013 to
Monday, September 16, 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.
If you have experience acquiring and managing historical medical collections; AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine! This position is located in the National Library of Medicine, History of Medicine Division, Images and Archives Section.
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 7 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.
- A Confidential Financial Disclosure Form is required.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Supervisory Technical Information Specialist, you will use your expertise to perform the following duties:
Acquire, catalog, manage, reproduce, preserve, and interpret historical materials.
Plans and execute a program of acquiring historical material for the collections.
Provide reference, access, and outreach services.
Promote the Library's collections in archives and modern manuscripts, print and photographs, and historical audiovisuals, and projects based on these collections.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must have a full 4-year course of study that meets all the requirements for a bachelor's degree with major study in the subject-matter field of the position to be filled.
You must have four years of experience that provided a knowledge of the basic principles, theories, practices, techniques, and terminology of a discipline or subject-matter field; an understanding of the standard methods, procedures, and techniques of research and analysis in the subject-matter field; and where appropriate, ability to read and comprehend nontechnical material in one or more foreign languages. Such experience must have been equivalent to that which would have been gained through a 4-year college curriculum.
You must have a combination of education and experience as described above.
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-13 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: managing archival or historical materials; coordinating activities related to archives or collection management; developing systems for managing archives or historical collections; developing and communicating archival or collection management policies and procedures.
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Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: