From the GMR: Job posting – Head, Collection Access Section, National Library of Medicine

Head, Collection Access Section, National Library of Medicine ($102,721-133,543)
Join the management team at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in Bethesda, Maryland. We’re part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and located just outside Washington, D.C.
We are looking for an experienced library manager with experience in interlibrary loan or circulation services to serve as the Head of the Collection Access Section. Section staff annually 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 manages the DOCLINE interlibrary loan system which serves over 3,000 libraries and 2 million loans each year. The Section includes over 20 government staff, contract staff, and a dozen part time students. The Section Head supervises all these staff and activities.
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-2009-3215. If you currently or previously worked for the government, you can apply to announcement number HHS/NIH-2009-3452. 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, September 18, 2009.
Questions? Contact Susan Burns at or 301-496-3661.


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