Job Title: Librarian (Detailee)

Department: US Department of Commerce

Agency: Office of General Counsel

Office: Commerce Research Library


POSITION DATES: July 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: 1410/GS 9/10/11/12 (Detailee will remain at current grade level for the duration of the detail)

POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time Detail not to exceed 6 months.
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Current Permanent Federal employees in the Washington DC area who are interested in a non-reimbursable detail position.

JOB SUMMARY:

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT CAREER BROADENING OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE AS A DETAILEE IN THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, COMMERCE RESEARCH LIBRARY. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS TO SOLICIT APPLICATIONS FOR A NON-REIMBURSABLE DETAIL UP TO 6 MONTHS.

The Commerce Research Library is seeking a librarian to serve a detail lasting up to six months.  This position requires a self-starter who is highly responsive to customers.  Ability to multi-task and work on a wide range of projects at one time is a must.  The librarian will run the reference desk and will provide reference and research services to all staff located at the U.S. Department of Commerce headquarters building with a broad range of research interests and subject matters.  Some experience with legislative and legal research is helpful, but not necessary.  The incumbent will give input on collection development and work with print collections to develop a more user-friendly collection.  Additional duties include: scheduling and managing trainings & events, marketing, web development, drafting newsletters, and data collection & analysis of usage statistics.  The detailee will be fully trained in the position. 

 

About Us

The Commerce Research Library is located in the Headquarters Building of the U.S. Department of Commerce in downtown Washington, DC.  We are a federal depository library with a large print collection and numerous online databases that support legal and business research.  We serve the public as well as the employees of the U.S. Department of Commerce stationed around the world.  Learn more about us and our collections at http://library.doc.gov.

 

How to Apply

To apply send an email to Karen Krugman at [log in to unmask] with your resume and a brief cover letter.

 

 

Karen Krugman

Director, Commerce Research Library

Department of Commerce

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