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Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates<!– –> 07/12/2019 to 07/26/2019

    This job will close when we have received 100 applications which may be sooner than the closing date. Learn more
  • Service

    Competitive

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 06

  • Salary

    $42,308 to $55,006 per year

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time – Full time

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Duties

Summary

This vacancy is within the Office of the Deputy Director (DD), located in the Library Reader Services Department (DLR), of the National Gallery of Art.  The incumbent is responsible for a variety of circulation operations and services to Gallery staff, fellows for the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), and other library users.

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Responsibilities

The incumbent performs the Library information and service to Library users:

  • Explains Reader Services procedures and policies, including those governing circulation and use of library materials in all formats
  • Assists readers with identifying, locating, and handling Library materials
  • Assists readers with using Library photocopiers and printers.


Maintains Circulation Desk files and records in electronic and paper form and compiles reports:

  • Patron records for Gallery staff
  • Outside reader registrations
  • System charges, discharges, renewals, reserves, and recalls
  • Special loans (one-day, periodicals, materials authorized to leave the Library)
  • Special materials (rare, fragile, oversize, vertical files).


Assists with the maintenance of the Library’s collections:

  • Retrieves and reshelves library materials in the stacks and in other special locations
  • Sorts (by classification number) books ready for reshelving
  • Performs shelf-reading to verify correct shelf order
  • Moves and shifts volumes as needed to maintain order and accessibility
  • Conducts stack and Gallery office inventories
  • Conducts detailed and systematic searches for missing materials and prepares related reports.


Checks bibliographic citations in the Library’s online and printed catalogs to determine holdings.  Monitors supplies and equipment used for Circulation Desk operations and in the reading rooms and submits requests to acquire as needed.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

07

The incumbent performs the Library information and service to Library users:

  • Explains Reader Services procedures and policies, including those governing circulation and use of library materials in all formats
  • Assists readers with identifying, locating, and handling Library materials
  • Assists readers with using Library photocopiers and printers.


Maintains Circulation Desk files and records in electronic and paper form and compiles reports:

  • Patron records for Gallery staff
  • Outside reader registrations
  • System charges, discharges, renewals, reserves, and recalls
  • Special loans (one-day, periodicals, materials authorized to leave the Library)
  • Special materials (rare, fragile, oversize, vertical files).


Assists with the maintenance of the Library’s collections:

  • Retrieves and reshelves library materials in the stacks and in other special locations
  • Sorts (by classification number) books ready for reshelving
  • Performs shelf-reading to verify correct shelf order
  • Moves and shifts volumes as needed to maintain order and accessibility
  • Conducts stack and Gallery office inventories
  • Conducts detailed and systematic searches for missing materials and prepares related reports.


Checks bibliographic citations in the Library’s online and printed catalogs to determine holdings.  Monitors supplies and equipment used for Circulation Desk operations and in the reading rooms and submits requests to acquire as needed.

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