Job Title: Supervisory Librarian-NLM-MPJob Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-14-986363
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Thursday, November 07, 2013 to
Monday, November 11, 2013
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Bethesda, MD View 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 planning and administering a coordinated program of preservation, digitization and collection management AND you want to play a significant role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the National Library of Medicine(NLM)! For more information, visit http://www.nlm.nih.gov/. The successful candidate for this position will serve as Head of the Preservation and Collection Management Section, Public Services Division. This position is located within the 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.
- (enter job specific requirements-i.e., drug testing, PhD, etc.)
DUTIES:Back to top
If selected for this position, you will perform the following duties:
Plan, organize, and control activities of the staff and contractors engaged in performing preservation, collection management and digitization activities.
Plan and administer a coordinated program of preservation, digitization and collection management.
Establish policies and procedures for preserving, digitizing, and managing NLM's collections.
Provide expert consultation and technical advice to domestic and foreign organizations.
Advise regional medical libraries, resource libraries, other network and national libraries on matters related to preservation.
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 entry qualification requirements, you must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: planning and administering a coordinated program of preservation of analog and digital collections, digitization and collection management; developing and transmitting policies and strategies for preserving, digitizing and managing collections; advancing the use of automation to improve workflow processes and procedures, content organization and structure, and public access/dissemination of data, and; evaluating and implementing new preservation and digitization technologies and services as new technologies and innovations become available.
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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: