Job Posting: Librarian, Veterans Health Administration, Salem, VA

Job Title:Librarian

Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:VHA-658-12-KM736837

SALARY RANGE: $47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, August 30, 2012 to Wednesday, September 19, 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 BE CONSIDERED: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

JOB SUMMARY:

Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 736837.  Please include on all uploaded documents and refer to this number when making inquiries.

PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE ANNOUNCEMENT AND PRINT IN ITS ENTIRETY BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO APPLY AND/OR COMPLETE THE ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE. 

OUR MISSION:  To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.  The VA Medical Center of Salem, Virginia is located adjacent to Roanoke which has natural beauty and many summit features such as: the Roanoke Star and its overlook of the Roanoke Valley, the Mill Mountain Zoo, and many outdoor pursuits such as the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway which run through this area.  The Salem VAMC offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.  For more information on employment opportunities and benefits, please visit our website at: http://www.VAcareers.va.gov.

 

Special Employment Consideration:  Individuals eligible for the following appointments are encouraged to apply:  5 CFR 213.3102 “u”, Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities; mental retardation, severe physical disabilities or psychiatric disabilities; and Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

 

·  Must be a U.S. Citizen

·  Designated and/or Random Drug Testing

·  Background and/or Security Investigation

·  Must pass Pre-Employment Examination

·  Must meet time in grade requirement

 

DUTIES:

Work Schedule:  7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Position Description Title/PD#:  Lirarian/#1809

Relocation Expenses:  Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

DUTIES: 

·  Provides reference and public services to Medical Center staff, affiliated students, patents, 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 broad range of current and retrospective sources (e.g., on-line computer databases, other libraries, or 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 support equipment (e.g., copiers, printers, micro fiche readers, etc.) in library.

·  Participates in collection development/management including acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal or replacement of materials.

·  Monitors expenditures for on-line searches and interlibrary loans.

·  Consolidates and prepares variety of report and statistics.

 

http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/325240800

 

Questions about this job:

Edward L. Burnett
Phone: (540)982-2463×4217
Email: EDWARD.BURNETT@VA.GOV

 

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