Job Title: Supervisory Librarian - NLM - DEJob Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-DE-14-1166064
Department: Department Of Health And Human Services
Agency: National Institutes of Health
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/ Per Year
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to
Thursday, July 31, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Bethesda, MD View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Q - Nonsensitive
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
The successful candidate for this position will serve as the Head, National Network Office of the Office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine for the Division of Library Operations (LO) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
More than just a library!
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), in Bethesda, Maryland, is a part of the National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NLM is the world's largest biomedical library with a collection of more than 20 million items. Since its founding in 1836, NLM has played a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. NLM acquires, organizes, and preserves the world's scholarly biomedical literature, creates databases and search tools for molecular biology, genomic and toxicology information, 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.
- Occasional Travel
- Approximately 10 nights per year
- U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
- Position is subject to a background investigation.
DUTIES:Back to top
As a Supervisory Librarian, you will perform the following duties:
· Serve as the Head of the National Network Office (NNO), developing collaborations among health sciences libraries, other types of libraries and organizations to improve access and the use of biomedical information resources for health professional and the public across the nation.
· Advisor to the NLM Director, Associate Director for LO, and other NLM officials on matters related to health information and policy issues identifying characterizing, and documenting institute opportunities and needs, policy initiatives, research advances, and accomplishment of the NNO.
· Policy expert in related programs and activities supported and conducted by other private, public, and Federal institutes and agencies. These programs include not only library information and communication disciplines, but extend to a variety of national and local programs in health research, education and patient care, which impact on the provision of information services through NNO. Authority of all policy, administrative and programmatic matters pertaining to NNO, providing overall planning of NNO programs by making policy decisions concerning the allocation of resources to the program.
· Monitor, evaluate and advise on the legal and social implications of biomedical information, outreach to groups experience health disparities, national emergency preparedness for access to medical information, and public policy issues as related to programs conducted through the NNO.
· Oversee the technical and financial review of NNO contract activities and actions, ensuring they align with the goals and objectives of the NNO Program. Participate with the Associate Director in managing and directing Library Operations (LO) activities.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
You must demonstrate in your resume at least one (1) year of qualifying experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Government. Examples of qualifying experience include: analysis of major trends and issues in the conduct of biomedical research and health care delivery; interpretation of information needs and information seeking behaviors of producers and users of biomedical and health information; developed information technology that affect biomedical research and health care delivery; interpret and direct public health activities based on policies and initiatives; or research and advise on policy issues in the fields of public health and biomedical information. View Assessment Questions
This position has an education requirement. You are strongly encouraged to 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. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees 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:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
- Well Qualified for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
- Qualified for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm ET of the closing date, Thursday, July 31, 2014, to be considered.