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From the GMR: Position Posting: Head, Collection Access Section, National Library of Medicine

Head, Collection Access Section, National Library of Medicine

Apply to join the management team at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. We're part of the National Institutes of Health and located just outside Washington, D.C.

We are looking for an experienced library manager with knowledge of interlibrary loan to serve as the Head of the Collection Access Section.

The section manages the DOCLINE interlibrary loan system which serves over 3,000 libraries and 2 million loans each year. Section staff annually process and deliver over 200,000 interlibrary loans from NLM's collection. They provide over 80,000 items to customers in our public reading room and respond to customer inquiries for all of these services. The Section accomplishes this work with over 20 government staff, a handful of contracts and a dozen part time students.

Join the federal government and receive great benefits while contributing to an important part of NLM's mission, to provide biomedical information to users through medical and research libraries throughout the United States and the world.

If you have never worked for the U.S. government, follow the instructions and use USAJobs to apply to announcement number HHS/NIH-2009-2361.

Or if you currently or have previously worked for the government, you can apply to announcement number HHS/NIH-2009-2363.

The salary range is $102,721-$133,543 USD per year and you must be a US citizen to apply. Posting closes at midnight, Eastern Daylight Time, May 15, 2009.

Questions? Contact Susan Burns at burnss@mail.nih.gov or 301-496-3661.

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