Job Posting: Head, Collection Access Section, Bethesda, MD

The following position announcement will be posted on from Monday, October 21, 2019 to Wednesday, October 30, 2019.

The position announcement is for a Head, Collection Access Section
GS-1410-14 position, with a salary range from $117,191 $151,352 per year.

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This position directs the work of the Collection Access Section (CAS) of
the Public Services Division, Library Operations, at the National Library
of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. CAS is responsible for
managing a document delivery network serving over 2,200 biomedical
libraries in the United States, Canada and abroad which controls the
distribution of approximately one million interlibrary loan requests
annually. Specifically, CAS is responsible for managing NLM’s onsite and
offsite interlibrary loan and document delivery operations, overseeing the
development of DOCLINE, NLM’s automated request routing and order referral
system, managing customer service operations for referred inquiries, and
assisting in the development and evaluation of new NLM products and
services that affect circulation, interlibrary loan, and document delivery.

The CAS Head plans, organizes, and monitors activities of a staff of
librarians, technical information specialists, library technicians and
contractors engaged in performing interlibrary loan, circulation, customer
service, and systems development and testing.

Candidates should be flexible, adaptable, and have the ability to guide
staff through the implementation of the NLM strategic plan as well as
organizational and physical space changes.

Please contact Stacey Arnesen, Acting Chief, Public Services Division at

Links to the USAJOBS listings:

*Supervisory Librarian (DE) *

*Job Announcement Number: *NIH-NLM-DE-20-10604684

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 Librarian (MP) 

Job Announcement Number:* NIH-NLM-MP-20-10604119

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

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. A Metro subway station (Medical Center on the Red Line)
and bus stops on the NIH campus provide access to DC, suburban Maryland,
and Northern Virginia. To learn more about working at NLM see the NLM
careers page.

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