Supervisory Librarian (Collection Development Officer) (Vacancy#:VAR002609)

  • Library of Congress
  • Washington, D.C., USA
  • Feb 07, 2024
Full time Finance Government

Job Description

  • Opening Date: February 5, 2024
  • Closing Date: March 7, 2024
  • OPM Control Number: 774538400
  • Vacancy Number: VAR002609
  • LC Organization Unit: Researcher and Collection Services
  • Grade: GS-15
  • Series: 1410
  • Minimum Salary: $163,964.00 per year
  • Maximum Salary: $191,900.00 per year
  • Availability: Open to All

The position serves as the Collection Development Officer in the Collection Development Office (CDO), Researcher and Collection Services (RCS) within the Library Collections and Services Group (LCSG) at the Library of Congress (LC). The position reports directly to the Associate Librarian, RCS and in this leadership role, the incumbent advances the Library’s mission by leading the planning, development, coordination, and delivery of Library-wide collection development strategies, policies, and programs. These activities enable the recommendation and selection of library materials in all formats and languages in service of the world’s largest library.  Initiatives of the Collection Development Office are essential to the Library’s role in support of the Congress as well as the United States Government as a whole, the scholarly community, and the general public. Collection development at the Library is extremely broad, covering virtually every discipline and field of study including the entire range of different forms of publication and media for recording and storing knowledge.

Career Showcase - Collections Development Officer
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

This event will be livestreamed on Zoom for Government.

Join a live, virtual Career Showcase to learn about an exciting career opportunity directly from senior leaders at the Library of Congress. Simply log on to the link below on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. (ET) to learn about the Collections Development Officer position at the Library of Congress. Registration is not required.

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When: Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Library of Congress – Collections Development Officer
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