Colleagues --


A GS-13 Systems Librarian position at the Ralph J. Bunche Library, U.S. Department of State, is now posted on USAJobs.  The announcement is open through June 17th.


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to deliver state-of-the-art library services to U.S. diplomats around the world?  The Ralph J. Bunche Library at the U.S. Department of State is seeking applicants for a GS-13 Systems Librarian, and invites all qualified candidates to apply.


This position serves as the Library’s expert for online Library services and is the primary advisor on Library systems and technology.  The systems librarian manages the Integrated Library System and discovery layer, and functions as a critical member of the team enhancing online library services to meet the demands of a global audience.


To learn more about the position and submit your application current federal employees please go to the following links:


Open to Federal Employees & Special Authorities:

Open to the Public:


Please be aware that the initial review of applications will be conducted by non-librarians.  Please pay careful attention to the qualifications and basic requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.  Be sure to address all requirements thoroughly in your application and provide all requested documents.

About the Ralph J. Bunche Library: Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1789 by Thomas Jefferson, the Library has the distinction of being the oldest federal library and is currently in its 230th year of continuous service to the men and women of the Department of State.  In 1997, it was dedicated to diplomat and Nobel Prize Winne Ralph J. Bunche.  Its extensive collection includes a number of historic documents, and chronicles the history of the Department and U.S. international relations.  The Library currently serves the 70,000 employees of the State Department serving throughout the United States and in hundreds of U.S. diplomatic missions in every part of the world.



Lisa Jochelson

Branch Chief-Information Resources

U.S. Department of State

Office: 202-647-2191

Telework: 240-460-0098