NLM Invites Eligible Applicants for Specialized Information Services and Library Operations Technical Information Specialist Positions (Application Closes 12/05/2016)

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is recruiting up to 13 Technical Information Specialists in the Divisions of Specialized Information Services and Library Operations. You are eligible to apply if you are a current government employee or have another eligible status. If you are eligible, you may apply to the USAJobs posting. These GS-13 positions are:

·         Bibliographic Services Division, Library Operations (3 positions)

*   Terminology Product Specialist, MEDLARS Management Section

*   Clinical Terminology Liaison, MEDLARS Management Section

*   Gene Indexing and MeSH Specialist, Index Section

·         History of Medicine Division, Library Operations (3 positions)

*   Archival Collection Manager

*   Senior Rare Book Conservator

*   Senior Rare Book Cataloger

·         National Information Center on Health Services Research & Health Care Technology (1 position)

*   Interoperability and Data Policy Specialist

·         National Network Coordinating Office, Library Operations (1 position)

*   Project Scientist, coordinate work of RMLs and National Offices 

·         Technical Services Division, Library Operations (2 positions)

*   Senior Technical Information Specialist, Library Technology Services Section

*   Senior Metadata Specialist, Cataloging and Metadata Management Section

·         Division of Specialized Information Services (3 positions)

*   Senior Technical Information Specialist, Disaster Information Management Research Center (two positions)

*   Senior Technical Information Specialist, Outreach and Special Populations Branch

To be considered, you’ll need to apply to the opening for a Technical Information Specialist (job series 1412). NLM hiring managers will contact qualified applicants about which positions they are most interested in. A library or information science degree isn’t required to apply, but you’ll need to demonstrate the experience described in the USAJobs announcement.

Technical Information Specialists serve an important role at the National Library of Medicine, providing the technical expertise that enables us to accomplish our vital public mission.  We’re looking for applicants who can demonstrate adaptability, effective change management, collaboration and communication skills, teamwork, and specialized technical expertise.



Jen Diffin

Head, Library Technology Services Section

Technical Services Division

National Library of Medicine

8600 Rockville Pike

BG 38 RM 1N08K

Bethesda, MD 20894