Job Connect

Administrative Librarian (Director, Special Collections Directorate), Library of Congress

  • 1.  Administrative Librarian (Director, Special Collections Directorate), Library of Congress

    Posted 09-19-2018 08:32


    • Opening Date: September 4, 2018
    • Closing Date: October 4, 2018
    • OPM Control Number: 509530500
    • Vacancy Number: VAR000519
    • LC Organization Unit: Library Services
    • Grade: SL-00
    • Series: 1410
    • Minimum Salary: $126,148.00
    • Maximum Salary: $189,600.00
    • Availability: Open to All

    The position serves as the Director of the Special Collections Directorate. The Special Collections Directorate is responsible for the Library's extensive collections of unique or rare, unpublished and published, resources in a variety of physical and digital formats, with significant specializations in areas such as manuscripts, oral history, photography and geographic information systems.

    The Director works under the general direction and supervision of the Associate Librarian for Library Services (ALLS). The Director has responsibility over seven organizational units: Geography and Map Division; Manuscript Division; Music Division;  Prints & Photographs Division; Rare Book and Special Collections Division;  and the American Folklife  Center, including the Veterans History Project. The Director is responsible for the overall effectiveness of the Directorate; the effectiveness of his/her communication and cooperation with other members of Library Services, the Library and outside organizations; the quality and extent of his/her participation on the service unit management team; and his/her effective leadership of subordinate managers, supervisors and staff in incorporating the Library's priorities and values into their programs and activities.

    Apply online at 

    Kathlin Smith
    Director of Communications
    Council on Library and Information Resources
    Washington DC
    (202) 939-4754