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    This position is part of the Library Services and Content Management, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia.

    The Selectee will work Shift-1 Monday- Friday and a tour of duty from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

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    As a Librarian (Database Integrity and Bibliographic Control), your typical work assignments may include the following:

    • Performs a variety of professional level duties related to database maintenance, quality assurance and bibliographic control in support of LSCM's efforts to create, improve, and maintain quality products, services, and systems for all users of Federal government information.
    • Applies expert knowledge of cataloging and bibliographic control (continuing resources and monographs) in conducting database maintenance activities in the ILS.
    • Uses extensive knowledge of both current and historic GPO practice and standards.
    • Works independently to identify errors that range from simple typographical to departures from local and national cataloging practice and standards.
    • Serves as an expert adviser to other subject matter experts on bibliographic control processes and application of relevant standards and procedures.
    • Leads as well as performs quality control efforts on current processes across work units that enter, edit, enhance and import data into the catalog that includes the work of technical staff and professional-level staff through grade twelve.
    • Identifies with own cognizance potential improvements in workflows.
    • Serves as key member of working groups to amend or re-tool operational workflows, standard operating procedures, and desk guides and instructions.
    • Uses expert knowledge of Superintendent of Documents classification, the item number system and related reference tools to conduct extensive reviews of the catalog to identify discrepancies, duplicates and/or errors.
    • Maintains fluency in cataloging complex bibliographic and authority formats, and thus create original cataloging records for U.S. government documents across a wide range of formats, that may support cataloging projects and/or serve as exemplars for staff reference.
    • Identifies training needs for cataloging librarians, technical services librarians and other LTS staff.
    • Provides leadership and guidance on developing training materials, curriculum and training tools for use by all levels.
    • Suggests and facilitates implementation of emerging metadata practices for use in GPO cataloging.
    • Works closely with Projects and Systems Unit to ensure that the information posted on these sites is organized, updated and maintained.
    • Provides technical input to the administration of library technical services contracts.
    • Serves as Contracting Officers Representative (COR) as required.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/553099000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.