Manager, Library Systems at GPO

Washington, D.C.
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Created: February 3, 2014


 Job Title: Manager, Library Systems

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Government Printing Office

Job Announcement Number:14-1037083-ST

SALARY RANGE: $106,263.00 to $138,136.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, February 03, 2014 to Friday, February 14, 2014
SERIES & GRADE: PG-1410-14

DUTY LOCATIONS:  1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens and Status Candidates 

For full information about this position:

Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!

Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity. GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft. Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, we’d like to talk to you.

This position is located in Library Services and Content Management (LSCM), Projects and Systems, Washington, DC

This selectee will work shift 1 and have a tour of duty of 8:30 am - 5:00 pm


• Lead a team of IT professionals developing and managing LSCM technology-based systems and services, including the Integrated Library System, web services, and other information technology systems and services that support LSCM programs

• Recruit, interview and hire new Federal staff, and manage, supervise and evaluate staff reporting to this position. Write job descriptions, performance plans, and other required personnel documentation. Recommend and develop methods to recognize employee performance and contributions.

• Assist in selecting contracts to develop, enhance and support IT-based systems in the LSCM Systems unit, and manage those technology-based contracts. Oversee the execution of contract deliverables, and evaluate work to ensure all work delivered is accurate and on time. 

• Prepare and deliver presentations to GPO upper management, library professional associations and library constituent groups on topics related to unit activites

• Keep up to date with state-of-the-art practices and opportunities in information technology to best serve the FDLP library community.


Applicants must submit school transcript(s) - official or unofficial - by the closing date of the announcement.


You will be evaluated on your responses to the assessment questionnaire then we will compare it against your resume and supporting documentation. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

You will be further evaluated on the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) and/or Competencies required for the position:

•Knowledge of the technology, theories, principles and techniques of library and information science to effectively manage projects and the day-to-day operations of the Systems unit.
•Knowledge of library automation systems and the appropriate technology infrastructure to support and sustain a reliable service model.
•Ability to effectively communication orally.
•Ability to effectively communicate in writing.
•Ability to supervise subordinate staff responsible for the development and maintenance of an ILS, as well as Web-based applications and services.

We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and/or competencies, however your resume should CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

The completed Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, February 14, 2014.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes 1) your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, 2) your resume and 3) any other documents needed to verify your qualifications or eligibility (see the required documents section).

Please follow the instructions listed below for submitting your complete application package. Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all instructions before you begin

View the occupational questionnaire:

All materials must be received by the closing date of this announcement Friday, February 14, 2014 to be considered.·

Sheila D. Thompson
Phone: (202)512-1308x20611

Agency Information:
Government Printing Office
732 North Capitol Street NW
HCO Room A-638
Washington, DC

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