Congressional Research Service
101 Independence Ave, SE
District Of Columbia, USA
LIBRARIAN (ACQUISITION SPECIALIST)
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) seeks an Acquisition Specialist to serve in the CRS Office of Information Resources Management, which is responsible for the development and maintenance of information services that support both the United States Congress and CRS staff. This position is being offered at the GS-13 level ($72,108 - $93,742).
The incumbent will develop acquisition strategies, and, in collaboration with staff, identify new or updated information resources to be considered for acquisition, making determinations of the most appropriate format. With knowledge of the marketplace, the incumbent will establish relationships with vendors, order and receive print materials, negotiate prices and trials with vendors of electronic products and work with CRS legal and financial staff to negotiate licensing agreements. Work will also entail creating and maintaining acquisitions records and addressing funds control issues.
Interested applicants must either apply online (preferred) at http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo or call (202) 707-5627 to request an applicant job kit. Please refer to vacancy #040154 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by July 12, 2004.
CRS, located within the Library of Congress, is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to enhancing workforce diversity.