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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 11/22/04U.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.