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Job Title: Librarian 


Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs 


Agency: Veterans Health Administration 


Job Announcement Number: KB-11-REC-463865 


 


SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 - $81,204.00 /year


OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, April 15, 2011 to Thursday, April 28, 2011


SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1410-09/11


POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time Career/Career Conditional


PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

11


DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC


WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:

United States Citizens

 


JOB SUMMARY:

VacancyID: 463865 (Include on all documents).

To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have
borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and
honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you
like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to
veterans?

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve.  You can be part
of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the
top-quality care they deserve. 

VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to
balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a
variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more
information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to
http://www.vacareers.va.gov/.  

	
 


KEY REQUIREMENTS:


*	You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
*	You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation.
*	Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.

	



Duties


Additional Duty Location Info:


 

1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

 

This position is located within the Veterans Health Administration
(VHA), Central Office, Office of Informatics and Analytics (OIA), Health
Information Governance located in Washington, D.C.  This position is
shared by VA Central Office (VACO) Library and the Library Network
Office (LNO).  You will plan and implement activities associated with
the products and services provided by both services and are
knowledgeable about the electronic delivery of information, journal
subscription services, digital resource licensing, interlibrary loan
(ILL) and materials cataloging.  Major duties and responsibilities
include:

 

*         Ensures consistent and integrated access to licensed
electronic resources in a technology-intensive learning environment;

*         Coordinates the library network-wide selection, maintenance,
access, and licensing of electronic resources;

*         Keeps current on library trends, scholarly communications, and
the evolving role of libraries and their collections;

*         Provides access to and maintenance of e-resource collections
(e.g., e-journals, e-books, full-text databases, etc.);

*         Assists staff in integrating local purchase of online
knowledge based resources with nationally purchased resources;

*         Coordinates ongoing instruction for online knowledge-based
resources for end users including clinical, administrative, and library
staff;

*         Maintains the card catalog, end user interface, and back
office modules (e.g., circulation, serials check-in, records
importation, single search, etc.);

*         Coordinates the selection, organization, and presentation of
new or updated electronic databases, e-journals, or e-textbooks;

*         Monitors and evaluates e-resources usage and analyses results
to assist in future planning;

*         Maintains collection control, access, and maintenance of the
library's print, audiovisual, and microfilm collections;

*         Reviews and recommends weeding, retention, and classification
guidelines, policies, and procedures for all areas of the libraries
collections;

*         Produces monthly listing of new titles;

*         Assists with interlibrary loan document service;

*         Provides reference assistance to researchers, veterans and
their families, VACO staff, etc.

 

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, Full-Time, 8:30am-5:00pm

 

NOTE:  This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major
duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-11. At
the GS-9 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited
scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the
background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-11.
Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon
satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and
availability of funds.  Promotion is not guaranteed and no promise of
promotion is implied.

***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***