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Subject: Position at Library of Congress

Position at Library of Congress

From: Jeanne Drewes <jdre<-a>
Date: Monday, May 19, 2008
Supervisory Librarian
Collections Care Section of the Binding and Collections Care
Division of the Preservation Directorate/Library Services
Library of Congress

Announcement number 080080
Application deadline May 22, 2008
Apply online at <URL:>

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, DC,
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
    202-707-6362 (voice OR TTY)
    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.

How to apply: 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 DC 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 am until 4:30 pm,
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

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