Tuesday, May 5, 2009

JOB- Acquisitions/Cataloging for Turkish and Central Asian Languages, Library of Congress

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JOB- Acquisitions/Cataloging for Turkish & Central Asian Langs, Lib of Congress

Posted by: Sarah S Ozturk <sozt@loc.gov>

I am happy to announce that we have a posting for an acquisitions/cataloging
position in the Middle East Section, Asian and Middle Eastern Division.
Ability to read and write Turkish and preferably one or more of the
following languages is required: Turkmen, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar, Russian.

Please see the information below and more detailed information at:


and at usajobs at:


Library Of Congress
Librarian, GS-1410-09/11

JOB LOCATION: Washington, Dist of Columbia
SALARY RANGE: $50,408.00-$79,280.00
OPEN DATE: 4-20-2009
TIME LIMIT: Permanent - No time limit
WHO MAY APPLY: Anyone may apply - By law, employment at most U.S. Government
agencies, including the Library of Congress, is limited to U.S. citizens.
However, non-citizens may be hired provided that immigration law and other
legal requirements are met, and the Library determines there are no
qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.

Number Of Vacancies: 1 Promotion Potential: 13


This position is located in Library Services, Acquisitions and Bibliographic
Access, Asian and Middle East Division, Middle East Section.

The position description for this position is 058498 and 058499.

Number of Vacancies: One

The library of congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, men,
minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility
requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

DUTIES: (The duties described reflect the full performance level of
this position)

- Provides original and copy cataloging services using references,
standards, and automated bibliographic systems.
- Completes library acquisitions, including printed books, serial
publications, print and on-line reference services, microforms, video
and audio recordings, CDs, monographs, and art objects, such as
drawings, posters, photographic prints, musical scores, or autographed
- Analyzes and organizes information and materials.
- Develops the reference collections 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.
- 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.

Contact Information:
Customer Services Center

Sarah S. Ozturk
Section Head
Middle East Section
Asian and Middle Eastern Division
Library of Congress

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