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            NOTE:  Closing Date Extended to November 22, 2004 


The U.S. National Agricultural Library (NAL) is seeking candidates for
the position of Associate Director for Technical Services,
GS-1410-14/15.  Applicants should have a record of dynamic leadership
and progressive accomplishment in organization and management of
research library resources and information services, with special
expertise in the application of advanced information technologies. This
permanent full-time senior leadership position has responsibility for
planning, directing, and leading NAL's technical services programs and
services.  The Associate Director manages the acquisitions, cataloging,
serials, and indexing operations for the world's most comprehensive
agricultural library, one of the U.S. national libraries, and an
Association of Research Libraries institution.  The Associate Director
reports to the NAL Director, is a member of NAL's Senior Leadership, and
contributes to national and international agricultural information
policy development and networking activities. 


Salary range of $85,210 to $130,305. For details and application
directions, see the following WWW site:

Announcement closes 11/22/04.  U.S. citizenship is required. 


To have a printed copy mailed to you, please call 301-504-1482.

For more information, please visit the NAL web site at: <>     

USDA/ARS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.