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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

[LIBJOBS] USA - Beltsville, MD - NAL Associate Director, Information Products Division

The National Agricultural Library is currently recruiting a senior leadership position: Associate Director, Information Products Division.   The deadline for applications is Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016.

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Job Overview

Supervisory Librarian, (Associate Director)

1 vacancy - Beltsville, MD

Work Schedule is Full-Time - Permanent

Salary Range

$128,082.00 to $160,300.00 / Per Year

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Who May Apply

US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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This position is located in the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Information Products Division, Office of the Associate Director, located in Beltsville, MD.

The National Agricultural Library (NAL) is the nation's primary resource for agricultural information and is one of four U.S. national libraries.

The Information Products Division creates customer-oriented products and user experiences that leverage the data and narrative content that the National Agricultural Library collects and preserves. The mission of the Information Products Division (IPD) is to: (1) advance access and discovery in the agricultural sciences through online products and services; (2) create new products and services that improve access to scientific discoveries; and (3) evaluate and continuously improve information products and services offered by NAL.

The Associate Director for Information Products has administrative and management responsibility for planning, policy making, evaluating, and directing the division's program requirements.

Major Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  *   Participates in establishing policies, programs, plans, and budgets for the National Agricultural Library (NAL) with the Director and other NAL leaders.

  *   Manages the performance of a dynamic national digital library for agriculture that serves as a "one-stop" shop for agricultural information.

  *   Works with other NAL leaders and operating units to assess requirements for data storage and processing to optimize data and metadata reuse.

  *   Serves as a member of the NAL leadership team. Provides administrative and technical supervision to technical information specialists, librarians, computer specialists, and others in the Information Products Division.

  *   Provides administrative and technical supervision to technical information specialists, librarians, computer specialists, and others.

  *   Recruits, selects, trains, and develops employees; approves leave, sets performance expectation, and appraises the performance of employees.

  *   Assures human resource management policies and practices result in fair and equitable treatment of employees and a positive and productive work environment.

Ursula Pieper | Data Management Branch Chief | Knowledge Services Division
National Agricultural Library - Agricultural Research Services - USDA
10301 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, MD 20705

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