Job Title:Librarian (Manuscript - Historian)
Agency:Library of Congress
Job Announcement Number:140144a
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|$89,924.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, August 27, 2014 to Wednesday, September 24, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Open - Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens. However, non-citizens may be hired, provided that other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.|
The Librarian (Manuscript Historian Specialist) position has primary curatorial and acquisition responsibilities for the political, military, and legal collections of the Manuscript Division that fall in the modern period, roughly from 1900 to the present. Included in this time frame are hundreds of collections, notably the papers of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Calvin Coolidge as well as cabinet members from those and subsequent administrations; dozens of members of Congress; Supreme Court Justices; journalists and publishers; military officers and defense secretaries; diplomats and foreign intelligence officers; and countless other American luminaries.
The Manuscript Division is one of the foremost special collections repositories of the world. The specialist works under the general supervision of the chief of the Manuscript Division, who provides guidance concerning the general scope, direction, and objective of assignments. This position is located in the Manuscript Division of Library Services.
The position description number for this position is 137724.
The incumbent must undergo a background investigation and qualify for top national security clearance.
The tour of duty for this position is Full-Time.
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.
Occasionally Saturday service in the Manuscript Reading Room is required.
This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.
This position has no promotion potential.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.
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