Digital Projects Coordinator

at Library of Congress (view profile)
Published November 18, 2022
Location Washington, DC, United States of America
Category Public or Governmental  
Job Type Full-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Not Required
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $126,233
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $164,102
Hourly or Salary? Salary
Pay Grade GS-14
Twitter Handle @librarycongress


This position is located in the Collections Discovery and Metadata Services division, Digital Services Directorate, Discovery and Preservation Services.

The incumbent coordinates and facilitates activities relating to the Library Services information technology (IT) goals through implementation of projects involving the Library’s integrated library system, other enterprise systems, and web enabled applications. Individually, and in collaboration with IT and user organization experts. The incumbent develops and coordinates major program components that include IT support for acquisitions, circulation, cataloging, online public catalogs, inventory, and serials control. The Digital Projects Coordinator acts as liaison with library professionals, IT specialists in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), and various working groups throughout the Library involved in technologies and systems supporting the Library's mission. The incumbent plans, coordinates, and manages a wide variety of complex projects and activities related to current and new releases of the various Library systems.

Plans, develops, and implements program/project development activities that affect broad mission areas. Activities include interacting with stakeholders and other groups; assessing capabilities and identifying various organizations to serve as change-agents; and ensuring appropriate program/project documentation is professionally executed. Advises management on a variety of technical information program /project issues. Provides programmatic coordination on high visibility projects, consulting with professionals in various sectors. Advises senior management on key issues/constraints to program/project development.

Provides expert guidance in the resolution of complex problems or issues impacting Library of Congress programs, such as those associated with marketing IT products and services to segmented agency programs. Participates in the analysis of agency-wide projects and programs, such as directing the marketing analysis of agency-wide program needs and requirements.

Provides expert analysis and advice and develops solutions to solve issues and problems associated with agency-wide IT programs. Applies many advanced statistical data and market trends from which to interpret meaning and evaluate findings. Reconciles conflicts between basic policies and program goals. Provides expert advice and recommendations to top management.

Serves as a recognized technical authority for new or enhanced information systems software. Exercises considerable judgment and ingenuity in advocating the benefits of implementing business-driven quality and process improvements.  Participates in the development of operational plans.  Assists in planning, directing and coordinating the implementation and execution of approved policies, programs, and services related to information technology (IT) systems.  Reviews and evaluates operations to appraise the effectiveness of policies and programs. Identifies deficiencies and takes/recommends appropriate action.