Job posting: Supervisory Librarian, Congressional Research Service, Washington DC Bob Persing 24 Feb 2006 14:54 UTC
FROM: CRS Employment (EMPLOYMENT@CRS.LOC.GOV) To: SERIALST RE: Employment Opportunity - Supervisory Librarian DATE: 2/23/06 4:57 PM **This announcement has been posted to several lists. Please excuse any duplications.** 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 http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo 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.