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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***