[Eril-l] Job Vacancy: Associate Director for the Data Production Division -- National Agricultural Library (Open Aug 27, closes Sep 10, 2019)

Crone, Vicky vicky.crone at usda.gov
Tue Aug 27 08:48:44 PDT 2019

The National Agricultural Library has a job opportunity for a Supervisory
Librarian, Associate Director for the Data Production Division. The job
opportunity is open from Tuesday, August 27, 2019 through Tuesday, September
10, 2019. [https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543897500]

The position is open to: current permanent Federal employees with competitive
status, Land Management Workforce, Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA
eligible; Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; reinstatement
eligible; individuals with disabilities; certain military spouses; 30% or more
disabled veterans; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers; and those eligible
for other Special Hiring Authorities.

This position is located at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville,
MD. The Supervisory Librarian serves as the Associate Director (AD) for the
Data Production Division, providing administrative and management oversight
for 3 branches. The AD develops and implements industry standards and leads
efforts to infuse innovation into division functions - ranging from automation
to artificial intelligence and natural language processing - to improve
customer satisfaction and quality assurance. The Associate Director is a
member of the Library's Executive Leadership Team.

Major duties include but are not limited to:
* Participates in strategic planning and establishes policies, programs,
plans and budgets for the National Agricultural Library (NAL), serving as a
member of the executive leadership team
* Collaborates with experts and key officials from government, academic
institutions, private research foundations, and scientific organizations to
create and manage agricultural and information sciences programs
* Oversees the acquisition and processing of materials in agriculture
and related disciplines, the creation of bibliographic metadata, the
production and development of NAL's Catalog Database and Thesaurus, and the
digitization of physical collections
* Reviews and evaluates program operations and budget accountability to
ensure goals and objectives are being met; plans, schedules and sets
priorities for the Division
* Serves as both a first and second level supervisor of staff,
responsible for filling vacancies, delegating tasks, providing training,
evaluating performance, and motivating and guiding employees
* Ensures the continuous availability, integrity and security of NAL's
physical, electronic and special collections

Occasional travel is expected. Relocation expenses may be authorized.

Please direct questions to:
Faisa Mohallim
Telephone: 703-259-9477
E-mail: faisa.mohallim at usda.gov

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We also request that you
share this announcement with other potential candidates.

Please excuse any cross-postings.

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