Librarian (Reference Librarian) (Vacancy #: 160231)
GS-1410-09 — Library Services — $53,435.00 - $69,460.00
Opening Date: Nov 21, 2016
Closing Date: Dec 12, 2016
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 other legal requirements are met and the Library determines there are no qualified U.S. citizens available for the position.
The Asian Division in collections and services are the Library’s primary gateway to the collections and reference services dealing with the non-English-speaking world. Reference librarians in the division provide assistance to researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, political structure, economies, humanities, and social sciences of these countries and regions. Clients include Congress, foreign and U.S. Government agencies, national and international academics and scholars, research and scientific institutions, the professional and business communities, and the general public. Librarians respond to inquiries that are received in person, by telephone, by correspondence and by electronic media.