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Head, Library Technology Services Section, Technical Services Division

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The following position in the Technical Services Division at the National Library of Medicine is now open on USAJOBS and will be open through February 3, 2014. This brief posting period is because of the federal government’s interest in accelerating the hiring process and should not be interpreted as an indication that someone has already been selected.Head, Library Technology Services Section, Technical Services Division, National Library of MedicineThis position is listed as Supervisory Librarian GS-1410-14, with a salary range from $106,263 to $138,136 including locality pay per annum. The Head of the Library Technology Services Section is responsible for ten professional librarians and technical information specialists and one technical support staff. The Section manages bibliographic and digital library systems to support the Division’s collection development, acquisitions, licensing and cataloging operations. Major activities of the Section include maintaining, developing, testing and documenting the NLM integrated library system; the Digital Collections repository; locally developed systems to support NLM indexing and PubMed citation creation activities; online public access catalogs to provide discovery and delivery of the NLM collection; electronic resources management systems including an OpenURL Link Resolver; a documentation system; report writing software for providing statistical reports and data analyses; web collecting and archiving software; and numerous other software utilized by staff to carry out Division functions. The Section provides first level computer desktop support for the Division and manages the Division’s technology budget.The incumbent will be a member of the Technical Services Division senior management team, reporting directly to the Chief of the Division, and serve on working groups within NLM and represent NLM to various professional and government organizations.Links to the USAJOBS listings: Supervisory Librarian Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-DE-14-1029970https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/359658400Please contact Jennifer Marill, Chief, Technical Services Division, at 301.435.7072 or marillj@mail.nlm.nih.gov with questions about the position. Please contact Keyonna Butler, Human Resources Specialist, at 301-435-5713 or butlerke@mail.nih.gov with questions about the application process or status of the application.-------------The Technical Services Division contributes to the National Library of Medicine’s mission of providing biomedical research and health information worldwide through a variety of programs and activities, including: • Formulating, implementing, and evaluating NLM collection development policies;• Selecting, acquiring, and processing the modern NLM collection of biomedical literature, including print and electronic resources;• Producing and maintaining cataloging records and the official catalog for the NLM collection; • Providing original cataloging and other metadata services; and• Managing bibliographic and digital library systems and software to support the Division’s collection development, acquisitions, licensing and cataloging operations as well as support a broad range of Library Operations and NLM services. More information about the Technical Services Division can be found at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/tsd.html. In addition to an interesting, challenging work environment, NLM has a great location on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. It is a short Metro ride from Washington D.C. and a short walk from Bethesda’s thriving restaurant and retail district.

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