The following position will be posted on from 5/31/2018 – 6/4/2018  


Head, Health & Information Products Unit, Reference & Web Services Section, Public Services Division, Library Operations, NLM 


You will have an opportunity to shape the future of NLM! NLM recently launched its strategic plan, NLM Strategic Plan 2017-2027: A Platform for Biomedical Discovery and Data-Powered Health. A variety of implementation activities are underway and this position is expected to play a key role in providing health information to the public. 


Major Duties:

The Head of the Health & Information Products Unit supports quality access to information resources, both within the library and beyond the library through databases and Web sites.  This position leads the team responsible for the design, testing and implementation of consumer health information Web sites, including: MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en espanol, and MedlinePlus Connect.  These services and information further the library’s mission to provide access to health information to health care professionals and the public. 


This position is listed as a Technical Information Specialist GS-1412-13, with a salary range from $96,920 to $126,062 per year.


In addition to an interesting, challenging work environment, NLM has a great location on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. A Metro subway station (Medical Center on the Red Line) and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland, and Northern Virginia. To learn more about working at NLM see Careers @ NLM.  


Applications will be accepted beginning from 5/31/2018 – 6/4/2018    at the links below.


Technical Information Specialist (DE)
Job Announcement Number:  NIH-NLM-DE-18-10203180

DE stands for delegated examining. All U.S. citizens are eligible. 


Technical Information Specialist (MP)
Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-18-10202336

MP stands for merit promotion. Applicants must be qualified current or former federal employees or VEOA eligible.


Please contact Terry Ahmed, Head, Reference & Web Services Section at [log in to unmask] with questions about the position.

Please contact Douglas Bruno, Human Resources Specialist, at [log in to unmask] with questions about the application process.






Terry Ahmed
Head, Reference & Web Services
National Library of Medicine

8600 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD  20894

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