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Job posting: Supervisory Librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington DC Bob Persing 24 Feb 2006 14:54 UTC

RE: Employment Opportunity - Supervisory Librarian
DATE: 2/23/06 4:57 PM

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SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN (Resources, Science, and Industry Research)
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks a Supervisory Librarian
to serve as Head of the Resources, Science and Industry Section within
the CRS Knowledge Services Group (KSG).  The Section will work closely
with the Resources, Science and Industry Division (RSI), the CRS
research division that responds to requests for public policy analysis
in issue areas including agriculture, environment, energy, natural
resources, industry, transportation, and science and technology.

In support of the CRS mission of service to Congress, information
professionals in the KSG advise and inform both the US Congress and CRS
analytical staff by providing expert on-demand information research,
information products and resources, product updating, information
resource management, briefings and seminars, consultations on research
methodologies, and customized training on information research and
resources for individuals and groups.

The Supervisory Librarian will be responsible for effectively managing
staff in order to accomplish the work of the unit; anticipating and
identifying the changing needs of Congress by keeping informed of the
work; using knowledgeable contacts and authoritative  resources;
collaborating with other CRS managers; and developing information
products and services that best meet the needs of congressional clients
and CRS research divisions.  The incumbent will be granted a high degree
of independence, exercising considerable judgment in carrying out duties
and responsibilities in accordance with industry best practices and CRS
guidelines and policies.  In addition, the incumbent will possess
knowledge of information resources and the principles and/or best
practices of librarianship and information science to integrate
information research with public policy analysis in issue areas covered
by RSI.

The position is being offered at the GS-15 level ($107,521-$139,774).
To apply online (preferred), visit or call
202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit.  Please refer to vacancy
#060038 in all correspondence.  Applications must be received by March
9, 2006.  Located within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public
policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed
to workforce diversity.