The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to announce four exciting employment opportunities for exceptional candidates to serve as Unit Heads in the Public Services Division (PSD) and in the Technical Services Division. PSD has 3 positions available, one each in the Reference and Web Services, Collection Access, and Preservation and Collection Management sections. The Technical Services position manages all library acquisitions. If you have or are interested in library management experience and want to play an important role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the NLM team. These are GS-1412-13 Supervisory Technical Information Specialist positions. For more information, visit https://www.nlm.nih.gov/careers/LO_PSD_Supervisory_Technical_Information_Specialists20200902.html
Collection Development and Acquisitions Section in the Technical Services Division: acquiring materials in all formats; utilizing contracts, purchase orders and other procurement mechanisms processing materials; providing input on the literature budget and handling payment processing; and participating in the development and maintenance of automated systems.
Collection Access Section in the Public Services Division: managing DOCLINE, NLM interlibrary loan services, customer service, and reading room operations and participating in the development and maintenance of the section’s policies and procedures.
Preservation and Collection Management Section in the Public Services Division: managing collection access and maintenance, environmental monitoring, and emergency/disaster response; overseeing preservation activities including digital preservation and scanning operations; and, participating in the development and maintenance of the section’s policies and procedures.
Reference & Web Services Section in the Public Services Division: managing NLM web technology and content and collaborating on issues of web governance, policy, content strategy, content management and web technology, and participating in the development and maintenance of the section’s policies and procedures.
The application period for this announcement is Wednesday, September 2, 2020 until Friday, September 11, 2020 and reflects the NIH’s effort to hire talented people quickly.
Current or former federal employees may apply to the MP announcement. All applicants, including the general public and current or former federal employees, may apply to the DE announcement.
MP Announcement (current or former federal employees only)
DE Announcement (general public and current or former federal employees)