Department: Legislative Branch
Agency: Library of Congress
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The position is located in the Collection Development Section (CDS)of the Materials Development Division, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) at 1291 Taylor Street, NW Washington, DC 20011. The NLS Selection Librarians recommend books to be reproduced in braille and recorded formats for the adult children's, and young adult collections of NLS. This national collection of special format materials is developed to meet the reading preferences and informational needs of a highly diverse clientele. NLS collections although similar to those found in public libraries, also reflect special interests that extend beyond general public library collections. The Selection Librarian writes brief annotations for approved titles; reports on NLS collection building activities to the administration, the national network, a national advisory group, visitors, and the public participates in conferences, meetings, and the NLS exhibit program; and answers requests from patrons, network librarians, and NLS staff. The position description number for this position is 116779. 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, bargaining unit position. Relocation expenses are not authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
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