Job Posting: 3 Unit Heads, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda,MD

Dear Colleagues,

On Thursday October 10, 2019 the National Library of Medicine (NLM) expects to post an announcement on USAJOBS ( seeking applications for up to 3 Supervisory Technical Information Specialist positions within NLM’s Library Operations Branch. NLM will accept applications for 10 days once the announcement is posted on USA Jobs.

Positions will be available within Library Operation’s Bibliographic Services Division, Public Services Division, and Technical Services Division. The positions will be listed as Supervisory Technical Information Specialists (GS-1412-13).

Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (DE)

Job Announcement Number:  NIH-NLM-DE-20-10593095

DE stands for delegated examining. Typically, candidates who are entering Federal service for the first time from the private sector will need to apply for delegated examining positions.

Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (MP) NIH-NLM-MP-19-10597041

Job Announcement Number: NIH-NLM-MP-20-10597041

MP stands for merit promotion. Applicants for MP announcements must be qualified current or former federal employees.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection, an extensive archival collection, and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. 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.

If you, or someone you know, would like to learn more about the positions, please feel free to contact Sara Tybaert, Head, MEDLARS Management Section, Bibliographic Services Division at

For information about how to apply, interested individuals should contact:

David Wittenberg




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