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Technical Information Specialist (Nutrition)

Technical Information Specialist (Nutrition)

National Agricultural Library Job Location: Maryland Apply By: 12/13/2019 Date Created: 12-02-2019

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has an open job opportunity for a Technical Information Specialist (Nutrition) in the Information Products Division, Beltsville, MD. The position is located in the Information and Customer Services Branch This is a term, time limited appointment with an initial duration of no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years. The position is open to Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, and RPL) and the public. This position serves as a nutrition specialist in the Nutrition and Food Safety Program supporting the www.nutrition.gov, and the Food and Nutrition Information Center Web sites. We are seeking a professional with experience in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and projects related to nutrition; and organizing and disseminating technical information on food and nutrition to the public. Major Duties: • As a specialist in the area of nutrition, participates in the formulation and development of the Nutrition and Food Safety Program (NFSP) policies, programs and operations. • Participate in the development and management of the library collection in the specialized fields relating to food and human nutrition. • Ensure all information shared with the public over the internet is appropriate, timely and accurate. • Manage reference services for the food and nutrition program, including the use of online reference systems such as Ref Tracker or other systems This is a GS-12 TERM position. Travel is not required. Please direct questions to: Taylor Hood 703-259-9486 Taylor.hood@usda.gov This is a competitive position open to the public, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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