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SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN (Resources, Science, and Industry Research)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) will be establishing a
Knowledge Services Group (KSG) and seeks a Supervisory Librarian to
serve as Head of the Resources, Science and Industry Section within
the
KSG.  The Section will work closely with the Resources, Science and
Industry Division (RSI), the CRS research division that responds to
requests for public policy analysis in issue areas including
agriculture, environment, energy, natural resources, industry,
transportation, and science and technology.

In support of the CRS mission of service to Congress, information
professionals in the KSG will advise and inform both the US Congress
and
CRS analytical staff by providing expert on-demand information
research,
information products and resources, product updating, information
resource management, briefings and seminars, consultations on research
methodologies, and customized training on information research and
resources for individuals and groups.

The Supervisory Librarian will be responsible for effectively managing
staff in order to accomplish the work of the unit; anticipating and
identifying the changing needs of Congress by keeping informed of the
work; using knowledgeable contacts and authoritative  resources;
collaborating with other CRS managers; and developing information
products and services that best meet the needs of congressional
clients
and CRS research divisions.  The incumbent will be granted a high
degree
of independence, exercising considerable judgment in carrying out
duties
and responsibilities in accordance with industry best practices and
CRS
guidelines and policies.  In addition, the incumbent will possess
knowledge of information resources and the principles and/or best
practices of librarianship and information science to integrate
information research with public policy analysis in issue areas
covered
by RSI.

The position is being offered at the GS-15 level ($100,231-$130,305).
To apply online (preferred), visit http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo or call
202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit.  Please refer to vacancy
#040223 in all correspondence.  Applications must be received by
September 10, 2004.  CRS, located within the Library of Congress, is
the
public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully
committed to enhancing workforce diversity.