Job Posting: Librarian, VA Medical Center, Salem, VA

Job Title:Librarian

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:VZ-13-NRT-793873

SALARY RANGE:

$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 to Tuesday, December 18, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1410-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Salem, VA United States

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

VacancyID: 793873

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country’s service.

If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).

America’s Veterans need you!

To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

*   You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
*   You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation.

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DUTIES:
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Employee serves as a Librarian within the Education Service Line at the VA Medical Center, Salem, VA.   The purpose of this position is to select, organize, preserve and access and disseminate information. Duties include, but may not be limited to: provides reference and public services to medical center staff, affiliated students, patients and their families; oversees public reference services, interlibrary loans, etc.; ensures access to information at other libraries and centers are available through interlibrary loan process; locates and selects appropriate material/information using current and retrospective on-line computer databases, other libraries, and external subject sources; develops reading lists and bibliographies to meet user needs; explains arrangement, resources and services of the library; instructs users on use of automated systems and library support equipment, (i.e., copier, printer, micro-fiche readers, etc.); participates in collection development/management, such as acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal or replacement of materials; monitors expenditures for on-line searches and interlibrary loans; consolidates and prepares a variety of reports and statistics; and schedules classes/courses for employees/managers/supervisors and maintains training records.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 7:45am – 4:30pm

***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***

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Questions about this job:
VHA Nationwide DEU
Phone: (501)257-4134
Email: CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV<mailto:CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV>

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