Dear Colleagues,


The National Agricultural Library has a job opportunity for a GS-7 Program Support Assistant. The position is open between Wednesday, October 9, 2019, closing on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.


The position is open to: CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and the public


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This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Data Production Division, Acquisition & Metadata Branch with one vacancy in Beltsville, Maryland.


Major Duties:

·         Responsible for the administrative oversight of various business processes, which may include processing financial, procurement, agreements, property, personnel, and other administrative instruments for the management unit.

·         Provides training and advisory services to the Branch Chief, professional staff and nonprofessional staff in all program administrative procedures ensuring compliance with regulations.

·         Performs timekeeping duties.

·         Schedules conferences and meetings, including arranging logistics, preparing agendas, and notifying participants.

·         Produces a wide range of documents using a variety of office automation technologies.

·         Uses an electronic calendar, database or spreadsheet software to document employee leave schedules; transmits and receives documents and messages electronically.

·         Processed metadata records adhere to national cooperative standards.

·         Creates minimal-level cataloging records.


No travel is expected with this position.


Please Direct Questions to:

Sindy Leon

Telephone: 703-259-9356

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  We also request that you share this announcement with other potential candidates.


Please excuse any cross-postings.



Vicky L. Crone, MLS

Licensing and Procurement Librarian

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National Agricultural Library

USDA, Agricultural Research Service

Acquisitions and Metadata Branch

10301 Baltimore Avenue, Room G13

Beltsville, Maryland 20705


Voice: (301) 504 -5210   

Fax: (301) 504-5243


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