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LIBRARIAN (Data Librarian)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Librarian to serve in the Operations Group within the CRS Knowledge Services Group (KSG). The KSG provides authoritative information research and comprehensive knowledge management practices to the CRS research community and Congress. This position is being offered at the GS-14 level ($88,369 - $114,882).
The Data Librarian will be responsible for developing the guidelines and policies for CRS qualitative/quantitative data collections and overseeing their implementation. Major duties include 1) identifying, assessing, and recommending quantitative and qualitative (text-analysis) data sets; 2) interpreting documentation, assisting with transferring files and importing data; 3) acquiring, storing, and maintaining data sets; 4) identifying for users and assisting users of data sets; 5) managing the integration of existing data sets. In addition the incumbent will maintain knowledge of current and emerging information research methodologies; serve as an expert in social sciences resources as well as multidisciplinary sources; and develop and coordinate the spatial data services of the division.
Interested applicants must either apply online (preferred) at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo or call (202) 707-5627 to request an applicant job kit. Please refer to vacancy #050149 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by June 29, 2005. Located within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.