Assistant Chief, Integrated Library Systems Program Office

at Library of Congress (view profile)
Published July 1, 2022
Location Washington, DC, United States of America
Category Public or Governmental  
Job Type Full-time  
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $148,484
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $176,300
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade GS 15
Twitter Handle @librarycongress


The incumbent supervises the work of metadata librarians; applies experience, knowledge and expertise in library and information science and must display knowledge of integrated library systems, implementation and management. The incumbent must be able to plan, manage, analyze and evaluate workflow, data flows, policies, and resolve conflicts and  must also be able to communicate and interact orally and in writing with individuals at all levels inside and outside the agency.

Supervises a group of employees performing work up to the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision relative to the staff supervised. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-tern priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work. Assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments, and the capabilities of employees. Observes workers' performance and demonstrates and conducts work performance critiques.

Provides expert advice to senior management in the development of strategies and decisions with Library-wide implications regarding integrated systems, metadata, and applications development. Supports the Library's mission and implements and accomplishes strategic and operational goals pertaining to highly visible systems such as the Library's on-line catalog and descriptive metadata.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with various high-level individuals, including Members of Congress and their staff, other legislative and executive agencies, vendors, and members of the public. Establishes and maintains close and cooperative working relationships with Library management and officials, government agencies, and other institutions with related interests, in order to advance the programs and objectives of the Library.

Provides a major leadership role in the development of metadata management policies. With the Chief, formulates and administers policies affecting the Integrated Library System Program Office. Develops, evaluates, and implements policy that affect Library-wide programs. Explores and establishes long-range development plans, as well as short-term strategies. Interprets and revises existing training policy and program guidance for use by others, including top management, in wide reaching decision making procedures.