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Vacancy Announcement

Office of the Clerk

Position Available: Outreach Librarian

Vacancy Announcement Number: CLK-013-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: October 13, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Up to $74,726

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Responsible for the conception, organization, and implementation of all House Library events, including the promotion of library services, resources, and collections. Candidate will serve as a vital part of the teaching team and will assist in research and reference requests and day-to-day and special projects. Candidate will support the library staff in the completion of other daily tasks and activities.

 

Qualifications:

Candidate must possess an ability to lead various library events from beginning to end demonstrating a broad knowledge of library outreach, event coordination, and social media talents and skills. Candidate must be well-organized with an ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; detail, task and results-oriented; able to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; and must possess the temperament to interact with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, professional and effective manner. Candidate must possess a professional telephone manner and must exhibit an ability to quickly research, compile, and disseminate information. Candidate must be able to lift and/or move 25 pounds of library materials.

 

A Master’s degree in Library Science, History, and/or a related field is desired; library experience is preferred.

 

Applicant Instructions:

No telephone inquiries please. Interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to:


Ms. Rae Ellen Best
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Office of the Clerk
Legislative Resource Center/House Library
138 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Fax: (202) 226-5204

 

Disclaimer:

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference should email [log in to unmask] for further information.

 

Continued employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at will. EOE.