ISD Associate Director

Beltsville, MD, USA
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Created: December 7, 2016


> Dear Colleagues,
> The National Agricultural Library is currently recruiting the position of
> director of the Information Systems Division / Associate Director of the
> National Agricultural Library.
> The Information Systems Division is responsible for the design and
> operation of information systems within the National Agricultural Library;
> the development of long-range plans for the dissemination of electronic
> information; and inter-agency and intra-agency coordination and planning
> activities involving information technology at USDA.
> The incumbent serves as head of the Information Systems Division with
> administrative and management responsibility for the division, including
> development and maintenance of computer and network systems, implementation
> of national standards in information technology, quality assurance for NAL
> databases, information security and privacy, and developing and managing
> NAL's web presence.
> The deadline for applications is *Monday, December 12, 2016*.
> Please consider applying for this position yourself – or forwarding this
> announcement through your professional networks to candidates who might be
> interested in this position.
> You can see the full announcement, including how to apply, here:
> Below is a short overview of the duties, and the grade and salary of the
> position:
> *Major Duties may include, but are not limited to**:*
> - Responsible for maintaining full awareness of IT advances in
> libraries and the wider information management environment so as to perform
> strategic-level technology assessments and provide expert advice and
> leadership in successfully making major systems or fundamental work process
> changes.
> - Demonstrates knowledge of current, and tracks the emergence of new,
> programming languages and applications development approaches to improve
> NAL’s information management posture.
> - Participates in the development of plans and policies for national
> and international cooperation in the creation and distribution of
> agricultural information.
> - Participates with the Director, NAL, and other key NAL officials in
> establishing policies, programs, plans and budgets for NAL.
> *Series and Grade, and Salary Range*
> This is a supervisory information technology specialist position,
> GS-2210-15, with a pay range of $128,082 and $160,300 per year.
> Again, I hope you will consider applying for this important leadership
> position at the National Agricultural Library, or forwarding this
> announcement to candidates who might be interested in this position.
Best regards,

Ursula Pieper
Technical Information Specialist - Data Management
National Agricultural Library - ARS - USDA
Beltsville, MD


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