The National Gallery of Art is seeking applicants for a supervisory librarian to serve as the division’s head of technical services.
The incumbent reports to the executive librarian and is responsible for planning, developing, and administering the Library’s full range of technical services operations, which support the research needs of the National Gallery of Art and its Center for Advanced Studies of the Visual Arts, international art scholars, other museum professionals, educators, and the local art community. Departmental functions include processes for acquiring library collection materials by purchase, gift, and exchange; cataloging library materials for addition to the collections and to local and international databases, and labeling, preserving, and formatting library materials.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector.
For this position candidates must possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent in responsibility to the GS-12 grade level administering a library’s acquisitions and cataloging operations.
Successful candidates must have completed at least a Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college or university, which included a combination of at least 24 semester hours in library science and information technology.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates:
· Ability to oversee library technical services information systems and procedures.
· Skill in leading and supervising others.
· Knowledge of library collection development.
For more information about the position and to apply, please click on the USAJOBS links below:
NGA-18-23A (Open to all U.S. citizens)
NGA-18-23B (Persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans’ Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities.)
Note: Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.