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Technical Information Specialist (Biological Science)

Technical Information Specialist (Biological Science)

National Agricultural Library Job Location: Maryland Apply By: 10/25/2019 Date Created: 10-12-2019

The National Agricultural Library has a job opportunity for a GS-13 Technical Information Specialist (Biological Science). The position closes on Friday, October 25, 2019. The position is located in Beltsville, Maryland. We are seeking an experienced individual to serve as the Coordinator for the Agriculture & Natural Resources program area, in the Information and Customer Services Branch of the Information Products Division. Responsibilities include developing policy, and the planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the requirements, activities and functions for several information centers within the National Agricultural Library. Major Duties: • Coordinate, direct, and provide extensive and intensive reference and research services to a wide range of clientele, in response to requests for information. • Coordinate national dissemination of related program information. • Formulate, evaluate, and direct information and outreach programs and activities of agriculture and natural resources, including development and implementation of comprehensive program plans, operating budgets and technical management of activities • Consult with and make frequent contact with current or potential user groups and representatives of federal, state, and private organizations who work in the topic areas of agriculture and natural resources, and on a national and international basis. Specialized experience needed for this position includes: gathering and organizing resources for the dissemination of technical scientific information; implementing comprehensive program plans; and communicating results of agricultural research or other scientific information to researchers and policy-makers. Some travel is expected for this position. Please Direct Questions to: Victoria Kennedy Telephone: 703-259-9383 E-mail: Victoria.kennedy@usda.gov All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We also request that you share this announcement with other potential candidates.

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