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Job posting: Data librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington DC (David Christopher) Bob Persing 04 Jun 2005 00:21 UTC

Date:  Fri, 03 Jun 2005 16:29:50 -0400
From:  David Christopher <DCHRISTOPHER@CRS.LOC.GOV>
Subject:  Employment opportunity

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LIBRARIAN (Data Librarian)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Data Librarian to
serve in the Operations Group within the CRS Knowledge Services Group
(KSG). The KSG provides authoritative information research and
comprehensive knowledge management practices to the CRS research
community and Congress. This position is being offered at the GS-14
level ($88,369 - $114,882).

The Data Librarian will be responsible for developing the guidelines
and policies for CRS qualitative/quantitative data collections and
overseeing their implementation.  Major duties include 1) identifying,
assessing, and recommending quantitative and qualitative (text-analysis)
data sets; 2) interpreting documentation, assisting with transferring
files and importing data; 3) acquiring, storing, and maintaining data
sets; 4) identifying for users and assisting users of data sets; 5)
managing the integration of existing data sets.  In addition the
incumbent will maintain knowledge of current and emerging information
research methodologies; serve as an expert in social sciences resources
as well as multidisciplinary sources; and develop and coordinate the
spatial data services of the division.

Interested applicants must either apply online (preferred) at or call (202) 707-5627 to request an
applicant job kit.  Please refer to vacancy #050149 in all
correspondence. Applications must be received by June 29, 2005. Located
within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public policy research arm of
the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce