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This position is located in the Technical Services (Cataloging) Section of the Navy Department Library (NDL), a branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC).  This section is responsible for analyzing, organizing, and providing the orderly access and retrieval of print, non-print, and electronic materials to personnel of the naval establishment, the Department of Defense (DOD) and its subordinate services, to other government agencies and to the public (writers, historians, veterans, etc.)


  • Catalog a wide variety of materials related to naval, maritime, military, and related historical subjects.
  • Interpret foreign language material of a technical nature in order to properly catalogue it by appropriate subject headings. (Foreign languages to be encountered include German, French, Spanish, Russian, Korean, and Chinese.)
  • Maintain quality control standards in own work by checking for and correcting errors, assisting in the preparation of administrative reports and statistics, and helping to establish policies and procedures for cataloging and serials.
  • Coordinate the work load of library technicians assigned to copy cataloging, database maintenance, processing materials, and maintaining serials.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No