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Subject: Position at Library of Congress

Position at Library of Congress

From: Jeanne Drewes <jdre<-a>
Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Supervisory Librarian
Collections Care Section
Library of Congress

Please consider applying for or sharing this announcement with
qualified applicants: Supervisory Librarian for the Collections Care
Section of the Binding and Collections Care Division of the
Preservation Directorate/ Library Services at the Library of
Congress.  Apply online at <URL:>

Announcement number 080080 application deadline 5-22-08

Pay Plan: GS-1410-12-12
Appointment Term: Permanent
Job Status: Full-Time
Opening Date: Apr 22, 2008
Salary: From $69,764.00 to $90,698.00 USD per year

Performs duties related to the preservation of library materials,
including identifying and treating individual items for conservation
treatment. Analyzes and designs collections care actions for
treatment and housing.

Performs the administrative and human resource management functions
relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work
to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations
for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates
employee performance. Recommends or approves appointments,
selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the
selection authority. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
policies and program activities.

Analyzes, plans, develops, coordinates or serves as project manager
for courses of action and methods needed to support, design, and
implement collections care projects.

Maintains liaison or communicate with library staff, other
libraries, the private sector, and/or research groups.

Evaluation of training and experience:

    Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience
    and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them
    with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and
    abilities to perform the duties of the position without more
    than normal supervision.

    Ability to communicate effectively orally

    Ability to communicate in writing

    Ability to supervise, develop and promote a diverse workforce

    Ability to plan and carry out library programs Knowledge of
    integrated library systems, library applications, and other
    information technologies

    Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library

    Ability to perform preservation duties

Other significant facts: The Library of Congress is the nation's
oldest federal cultural institution and the world's largest library,
with more than 130 million items in its physical collections
(including books, manuscripts, prints, photos, film, video, and
sound recordings) and more than 8 million items online at its
award-winning Web site. Located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.,
the Library is also the home of the U.S. Copyright Office, the
Congressional Research Service, and the Law Library of Congress and
is leading the worldwide effort to preserve digital material through
the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation

Applicants must submit a complete application package that is
received or postmarked by the closing date of this announcement. For
current or former Federal employees: Submit a copy of your most
recent SF-50 noting your current position, grade level, duty
location, and salary level.

Applicants who are referred for an interview will be required to
submit a completed OF-306, Declaration for Federal Employment. For
current or former military personnel: Submit a copy of your DD-214,
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member Copy 4)
if applicable. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to
applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation
for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify
the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will
be on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring
procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility
when applying for this position. For more information contact the
selective placement program coordinator at 202-707-6362 (voice or
tty) or email spp<-a t->loc< . >gov.

Relocation expenses are not authorized for the applicant selected
under this vacancy announcement.

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal
salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of
their choosing.

Initial appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of
training. Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation
of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation. The
Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of
vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants may apply online at
<URL:> or submit a completed applicant job kit.
Online applicants must complete all mandatory sections of the online
application form. In order to use the online application system,
applicants must use a computer that is equipped with either Netscape
4.7 or Internet Explorer 5.0, or higher. Attempting to complete the
online application with an incompatible browser could result in the
inability to submit a complete application. Job kit applicants must
submit a completed application using the job kit scannable form AND
an OF-612 or a Federal Style resume. A facsimile of the scannable
form cannot be accepted nor will hard copy applications be accepted
without a completed scannable form. You can request a copy of the
job kit, which includes the scannable form, by contacting the
Library of Congress Customer Service Center at the address below. If
you experience technical difficulties with the online system or need
any additional information, please contact a Human Resources
Assistant at the number listed below or at jobhelp<-a t->loc< . >gov.

    Library of Congress Customer Service Center
    101 Independence Avenue, SE, LM-107
    Washington, D.C., 20540-2700

Please be advised that due to security concerns on Capitol Hill,
mail delivery from the United States Postal Service is experiencing
significant delays. As a result, you are strongly encouraged to
apply online. If you choose to submit a hard-copy application, we
recommend that you send it via Fed-Ex or United Parcel Service (UPS)
and that you allow at least 72 hours for delivery, even for
overnight packages. You also have the option of hand delivery of
your application, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30
p.m., to the Library of Congress Customer Service Center.

Jeanne Drewes
Chief, Binding and Collections Care,
Library of Congress, LM-G20
jdre<-a t->loc< . >gov
Fax: 202-707-3434

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:59
                   Distributed: Saturday, May 3, 2008
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Received on Wednesday, 23 April, 2008

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