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Announcement Notification – SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN – GS-1410-11 – LAKENHEATH RAF UK

Announcement Notification – RPA 14SEPM9GLEACHD220522 – SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN – GS-1410-11 – LAKENHEATH RAF UK

The announcement for subject RPA will open 29 September 2014 and close 06 October 2014.

It will be located on USAJOBS website at .  The announcement number is 9G-AFPC-1225308-220522-ERC; USAJOBS Control Number is 382432300.

Direct link is:

Your certificate should be issued shortly after the closing date of the announcement.

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Library Director Vacancy (US Geological Survey, Reston, VA)

The U.S. Geological Survey Libraries Program is now recruiting for the position of Library Director (Supervisory Librarian GS-1410-14/15).   

Complete vacancy announcement information and application instructions are posted on the USGS vacancy announcement website at and on 

Job Announcement Number: ATL-2013-0555

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NLM Job Announcement: Unit Head in the Cataloging Section, Technical Services Division

The Unit Head position in the Cataloging Section, Technical Services Division at the National Library of Medicine is now open on USAJOBS and will close on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.


Supervisory Librarian (MP)

MP stands for merit promotion. Applicants for MP announcements must be qualified current or former federal employees.

Supervisory Librarian (DE)

DE stands for delegated examining. Typically, candidates who are entering Federal service for the first time from the private sector will need to apply for delegated examining positions.


The position is for  a Supervisory Librarian GS-1410-13, with a salary range from $89,033 to $115,742 including locality pay per annum.

The Unit Head in the Cataloging Section serves as the head of one of three cataloging units and is responsible for:

  • ·         Providing supervisory leadership and direction to a staff of professional librarian catalogers and library technical support staff;
  • ·         Ensuring the quality and consistency of NLM bibliographic records;
  • ·         Creating and evaluating original bibliographic and authority records for compliance to national and local standards;
  • ·         Advising management in establishing local policies for bibliographic control of library materials;
  • ·         Developing and documenting cataloging policies and procedures; and
  • ·         Representing the Cataloging Section on working groups within NLM and representing NLM to various professional and government organizations.

The Technical Services Division contributes to the National Library of Medicine’s mission of providing biomedical research and health information worldwide through a variety of programs and activities, including:

  • ·         Formulating, implementing, and evaluating NLM collection development policies;
  • ·         Selecting, acquiring, and processing the modern NLM collection of biomedical literature, including print and electronic resources and other digital content;
  • ·         Producing and maintaining cataloging records and the official catalog for the NLM collection;
  • ·         Creating and maintaining the NLM Classification System; and
  • ·         Managing NLM’s integrated library system, the online public catalogs LocatorPlus and NLM Catalog, and the NLM Digital Collections repository.

In addition to an interesting, challenging work environment, NLM has a great location on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.  It is a short Metro ride from Washington D.C. and a short walk from Bethesda’s thriving restaurant and retail district.

Please contact Diane Boehr, Head, Cataloging Section, Technical Services Division at 301.435.7059 or with questions.



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Job Posting: Reference Librarian, Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio

The Air Force Institute of Technology, located at the Wright Patterson Air
Force Base in Ohio, supporting defense related research at the graduate
levels, is advertising for a reference librarian.

This is limited to Air Force Civilian Employees.

Please see job announcement AFMC 927071-917471-9X-SDC

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Job Posting: Librarian, Madison, WI, Department of Veterans Affairs

 Questions about this job:

VHA Nationwide DEU
Phone: (501)257-4134



Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:VM-13-TJE-934344


$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, August 06, 2013 to Monday, August 12, 2013




Part Time 15 hours – Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
Madison, WI United States


United States Citizens


Vacancy ID: 934344 

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country’s service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America’s Veterans need you! To find out more, go to



  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
  • You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation.


NOTE: This is a part-time position (15 hours/week). The salary listed represents full-time employment and will be pro-rated based on the actual number of hours worked each pay-period. Likewise, benefits and time-off accrual will also be prorated and based on your part-time work schedule.

This position is within the Library Service located at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, in Madison, WI. The Librarian performs professional and technical tasks and has an understanding of medical terminology and the ability to apply standard library tools, methods, and procedures to effect good library service. The Librarian has overall responsibility for conducting and performing administrative management duties for the Medical Library and provides customer centered service and works directly with facility staff in support of patient care, patient education, staff education, research and technical services. Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides prompt and courteous response to patrons’ requests, either in person, by electronic mail, or telephone;
  • Formulates and performs reference services using basic reference materials and computer bibliographic searches;
  • Assists borrowers in the location of materials, check out procedures, and use of library equipment;
  • Instructs and assists patrons in the use of reference works, indexes, abstracts, and electronic databases and in the operation of automated equipment, audiovisual and microfilm viewing and printing equipment;
  • Provides specialized audiovisual and library related services;
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems and ensures that it is maintained and repaired;
  • Addresses groups throughout the Medical Center to inform employees about services of the Libraries;
  • Processes and catalogs books and audio-visuals;
  • Maintains online card catalog;
  • Utilizes the VA credit card program to order library materials (i.e. books, journals, pamphlets, supplies, audiovisuals, etc.);
  • Is a purchase cardholder and complies with all the acquisition regulations;
  • Performs check-in and claiming operation of the serials and periodicals in the library’s on-line serials module;
  • Maintains library’s holding information for serials and periodicals, and edits bibliographic records in the library’s module;
  • Maintains the circulation files for all books, journals, and audiovisuals on a daily basis for statistical data;
  • Prepares overdue notices and bills of collection;
  • Verifies the accuracy of citations of patron’s interlibrary loan requests;
  • Interfaces with local, academic, and other national interlibrary loan networks;
  • Conducts the annual inventory;
  • Collects data and prepares the quarterly, monthly, and annual reports;
  • Serves as manager; trains, supervises, and assigns duties to volunteers; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Part-Time, Monday through Friday, Hours can be anywhere between 8:00am – 4:30pm 



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