Job Opportunity at NGA

Position available: Information Technology Specialist (Library Systems Specialist), National Gallery of Art Library

The National Gallery of Art Library is seeking applicants for a library systems specialist. This is a full-
time permanent position located in the Library’s Administrative section on the Deputy Director’s staff.
The position is to assist the Library Automation Coordinator with library systems development, systems
maintenance and user support.


U.S. Citizenship required


Maintains system integrity and coordinates integrated library system upgrades and outages
with vendors and the Gallery’s central IT department. Configures hardware and software used in
library applications. Develops custom reports concerning library workflows and library collection
characteristics. Customizes and maintains the web interface for the integrated library system software.
Provides administrative support for monitoring IT-related expenditures and vendor performance. Assists
in documenting user needs for system development and enhancement. Maintains integrated library
system user accounts and processes new account requests.


Candidates must meet the Qualification Standards Handbook requirements for the GS-2210-9. This
requires at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 level in the Federal service
OR a Masters degree or 2 full academic years of related graduate level education in computer science,
engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research,
statistics, or technology management or a degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in
one or more of the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications,
systems or networks. Specialized experience is experience maintaining access to automated library
services, including all functions of the integrated library system, subscription databases and other
internal and external electronic resources, assessing user needs, and documenting system changes.
Candidates must reflect in their submitted USAJOBS résumés the possession of this specialized
experience. If their résumés do not include such specialized experience, they will be ineligible for this


For complete information about candidate evaluation, benefits, and how to apply, see USAJOBS
vacancy announcement number NGA 12-72A (open to all US citizens) or NGA 12-72B (current Federal
employees) or call the National Gallery of Art Personnel Office at (202) 842-6814.

Please note: Applications must be submitted in USAJOBS and will be accepted until midnight on Friday, August 31, 2012.

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