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Job: Music Reader Services Librarian, Washington, DC, USA

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  • Zapopan Martin Muela-Meza
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    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 11, 2004
      --- Frank Chu <frankchu@...> wrote:

      > Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2004 00:26:52 +0800
      > From: Frank Chu
      > <frankchu@...>
      > Subject: Fwd: Music Reader Services Librarian,
      > Washington, DC, USA
      > To: UBMLS-L@...
      >
      > FYI.
      >
      > --- John Hanson <jhan@...> wrote:
      > > Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2004 08:40:54 -0400
      > > From: "John Hanson" <jhan@...>
      > > To: <libjobs@...>
      > > Subject: Music Reader Services Librarian,
      > > Washington, DC, USA
      > >
      > > VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
      > > Agency Name: Library of Congress
      > >
      > > Vacancy Announcement Number:
      > 040152
      > >
      > > Opening Date: 07/12/2004
      > >
      > > Closing Date: 08/23/2004
      > >
      > > Position Title, Series, Grade:
      > > Librarian, GS-1410-09
      > >
      > > Promotion Potential: 12
      > >
      > > Salary: $41,815.00 - $54,360.00
      > Annual
      > >
      > > Duty Location(s): Washington, DC
      > >
      > > Work Schedule: Full Time
      > >
      > > Time Limit: Permanent - No time
      > limit
      > >
      > > Note: This position is located in
      > the
      > > Music Section,
      > > Network
      > > Division, National Library
      > Services for
      > > the Blind and
      > > Physically Handicapped,
      > > 1291 Taylor Street, NW.,
      > Washington, DC
      > > 20542.
      > >
      > > The incumbent provides service
      > directly
      > > to consumers of the
      > > National
      > > Library Service for the Blind and
      > > Physically Handicapped
      > > and serves
      > > in the specialized area of
      > special
      > > format music scores and
      > > books
      > > for individuals who are blind or
      > > physically handicapped.
      > > Services
      > > are rendered primarily by
      > correspondence,
      > > telephone, or
      > > electronic
      > > media. Most requests originate from
      > the blind and
      > > physically
      > > handicapped
      > > consumers themselves and from the
      > NLS
      > > network libraries
      > > serving them.
      > >
      > > Number of Vacancies: One
      > >
      > > The position description number
      > for this
      > > position is 13164.
      > >
      > >
      > > Contact Name: Employment Office
      > >
      > > Contact Phone: 202-707-5627
      > >
      > > Contact Email: jobhelp@...
      > >
      > > THE LIBRARY OF
      > CONGRESS IS AN EQUAL
      > > OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND
      > > PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
      > > WHO MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ARE
      > STRONGLY
      > > ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
      > >
      > > The salary range indicated
      > reflects the
      > > locality pay
      > > adjustments for
      > > the Washington, D.C.,
      > Metropolitan area.
      > >
      > > The incumbent of this position
      > will work
      > > a flextime work
      > > schedule.
      > >
      > > DUTIES:
      > >
      > > Provides guidance to library
      > patrons on
      > > how to access
      > > information
      > > resources, including books,
      > published
      > > audio recordings,
      > > electronic
      > > database information, digital
      > materials,
      > > electronic
      > > journals, and
      > > bibliographic citations. Searches
      > and
      > > locates information
      > > from a
      > > variety of sources and electronic
      > > databases.
      > >
      > > Researches and gathers
      > information from
      > > a variety of
      > > sources, both
      > > automated and in print or other
      > media.
      > > Facilitates services
      > > to
      > > readers, analyzes information,
      > and
      > > disseminates it in
      > > answer to requests or
      > > inquiries from a variety of
      > sources.
      > > Develops files,
      > > bibliographies,
      > > finding aids, and other sources.
      > >
      > > Develops the reference collection
      > and
      > > the general
      > > collections,
      > > including materials in all
      > formats.
      > > Utilizes acquisition
      > > and collection
      > > development procedures, policies,
      > and
      > > responsibilities and
      > > regularly reports on
      > > collection development trends and
      > > activities.
      > >
      > > Performs various writing and
      > editing
      > > duties for a variety
      > > of
      > > documents and reports.
      > >
      > > Maintains liaison or communicates
      > with
      > > library patrons,
      > > supervisors,
      > > library staff, other national
      > libraries,
      > > library and
      > > information
      > > networks, information centers,
      > experts
      > > in government
      > > agencies, associations,
      > > the private sector, and/or
      > research
      > > groups. Motivates
      > > clientele to fully
      > > utilize programs and services.
      > >
      > > Performs duties related to the
      > > preservation of library
      > > materials,
      > > including identifying individual
      > items
      > > and categories of
      > > materials
      > > for preservation, and
      > recommending
      > > retention or
      > > de-selection of
      > > materials.
      > >
      > > EVALUATION OF TRAINING AND
      > EXPERIENCE:
      > >
      > > Applicants must have had
      > progressively
      > > responsible
      > > experience and
      > > training sufficient in scope and
      > quality
      > > to furnish them
      > > with an acceptable
      > > level of the following knowledge,
      > > skills, and abilities to
      > > perform the
      > > duties of the position without
      > more than
      > > normal
      > > supervision.:
      > > Ability to communicate
      > effectively other
      > > than in writing.
      > >
      > > Knowledge of the principles,
      > concepts,
      > > and techniques of
      > > library
      > > science.
      > >
      > > Knowledge of the subject area of
      > music
      > > within a library's
      > > collection.
      > >
      > > Ability to provide consultation
      > or
      > > liaison duties.
      > >
      > > Ability to perform writing and
      > editing
      > > duties.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > This is a non-supervisory,
      > bargaining
      > > unit position.
      > >
      > > Applicants must submit a complete
      > > application package that
      > > is
      > > received by the closing date of
      > this
      > > announcement.
      > >
      > > APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES MAY
      > BE
      > > CONSIDERED UNDER
      > > SPECIAL HIRING PROCEDURES AND MUST SUBMIT AN
      > > APPROPRIATE CERTIFICATE OF
      > > ELIGIBILITY WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION.
      > FOR
      > > MORE INFORMATION
      > > CONTACT THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM
      > COORDINATOR
      > > AT (202) 707-6362
      > > (VOICE OR TTY) OR EMAIL spp@....
      > >
      > > RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE NOT
      > AUTHORIZED
      > > FOR THE PERSONS
      > > SELECTED UNDER THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT.
      > >
      > > Appointment/retention is subject
      > to a
      > > favorable evaluation
      > > of an
      > > appropriate personnel
      > > security/suitability investigation.
      > >
      > > The Library reserves the right to
      > fill a
      > > lesser or greater
      > > number of
      > > vacancies indicated during the
      > life of
      > > this vacancy
      > > announcement.
      > >
      > > Initial appointments, permanent
      > or
      > > indefinite, to the
      > > Library of
      > > Congress require completion of a
      > > one-year probationary
      > > period.
      > >
      > > HOW TO APPLY: To be considered
      > for this
      > > vacancy, applicants
      > > may
      > > apply online at www.loc.gov or submit a
      > completed
      > > applicant job
      > > kit.
      > > Online applicants must complete all
      > mandatory
      > > sections of the
      > > online
      > > application form. In order to use
      > the
      > > online application
      > > system, applicants must
      > > use a computer that is equipped
      > with
      > > either Netscape 4.7 or
      > > Internet
      > > Explorer 5.0, or higher.
      > Attempting to
      > > complete the online
      > > application with
      > > an incompatible browser could result in
      > the
      > > inability to submit
      > > a
      > > complete application. Job kit
      > applicants
      > > must submit a
      > > completed application
      > > using the job kit scannable form
      > AND an
      > > OF-612 or a Federal
      > > Style resume.
      > > A facsimile of the scannable form
      > cannot be
      > > accepted nor will
      > > hard copy
      > > applications be accepted without
      > a
      > > completed scannable
      > > form. You can
      > > request a copy of the job kit,
      > which
      > > includes the scannable
      > > form, by
      > > contacting the Library of
      > Congress
      > > Employment Office at the
      > > address
      > > below.
      > > If you experience technical
      > difficulties
      > > with the online
      > > system or
      > > need any additional information,
      > please
      > > contact a Human
      > > Resources
      > > Assistant at the number listed
      > above or
      > > at jobhelp@....
      > >
      > >
      > > Library of Congress Employment
      > Office
      > > 101 Independence Avenue, SE,
      > LM-107
      > > Washington, D.C., 20540-2700
      > > (202)-707-5627
      > >
      > > Please be advised that due to
      > security
      > > concerns on Capitol
      > > Hill,
      > > mail delivery from the United States
      > Postal Service
      > > is
      > > experiencing
      > > significant delays. As a result,
      > you are
      > > strongly
      > > encouraged to apply online. If
      > > you choose to submit a hard-copy
      > > application, we recommend
      > > that you send it
      > > via Fed-Ex or United Parcel
      > Service
      > > (UPS) and that you
      > > allow at
      > > least 72 hours for delivery, even for
      > overnight
      > > packages. You
      > > also have the
      > > option of hand delivery of your
      > > application, Monday through
      > > Friday, from
      > > 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., to the
      > > Library of Congress
      > > Employment Office.
      > >
      > > BASIS OF RATING:
      > >
      > > You will be rated based on your
      > > qualifications for this
      > > position as
      > > evidenced by the education,
      > experience
      > > and training you
      > > report
      > > relative to this position which
      > shows
      > > that you possess the
      > > knowledges, skills
      > > and abilities required. Paid or unpaid
      > experience
      > > will be
      > > considered.
      > >
      > >
      > For
      > > questions about this
      > > job:
      > >
      > > Employment Office
      > >
      > Phone:
      > > 202-707-5627
      > >
      > > Internet:
      > > http://www.loc.gov
      > >
      > >
      > USAJOBS
      > > Control Number:
      > > 266405
      > >
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      =====
      "All the bullies on earth shall not prevent me
      from writing what I like - and publishing what I write."
      -- Lord Byron, 1823
      ===================== *** =====================
      "Todos los rufianes de la tierra no evitar�n
      que escriba lo que quiera y publicar lo que escriba."
      -- Lord Byron, 1823



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