Congressional Research Service
101 Independence Ave, SE
District Of Columbia, USA
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) will be establishing a Knowledge Services Group (KSG) and seeks a Supervisory Librarian to serve as Head of the Knowledge Access Management Group (KAMG) within the KSG. In support of the CRS mission of service to Congress, information professionals in the KSG will 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 section; maintaining the currency, comprehensiveness, and integrity of CRS information resources by identifying, assessing, acquiring, organizing, preserving, and tracking materials to be used by Congress and CRS staff; monitoring and controlling the size, location, condition and security of the collections; and setting priorities and policies for acquisition, storage and exchange of materials and disposal of excess assets. 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.
This position is being offered at the GS-15 level ($100,231-$130,305). 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 #040194 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by August 16, 2004.
Located within the Library of Congress, CRS is the public policy research arm of the U.S. Congress and is fully committed to enhancing workforce diversity.