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Senior/Grant Program Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services

Senior/Grant Program Specialist

SALARY RANGE: 73,100.00 - 113,007.00 USD /year OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, June 11, 2009
to Tuesday, August 11, 2009

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0301-12/13 POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 13 DUTY LOCATIONS:   vacancy(s) in one of the following locations:   0001 vacancies - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:   United States Citizens 

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute's mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is a federal grant-making agency that supports the nation's libraries and museums through grant programs and related activities including research, conferences, and publications. This is the position of an expert, senior grant program specialist with substantial responsibility for the direction and administrative operations of one of the key grant programs, or a significant portion of a key grant program, of the Discretionary Programs Division, Office of Library Services. The Office of Library Services (OLS) makes grants to improve library services through State Library Grants (formula grants based on indices of State population for delivery of library services aimed at improving electronic sharing of information and expanding public access to library resources), and through Discretionary Grant programs including the National Leadership Grants for Libraries, 21st Century Librarian Native American Library Services, and Native Hawaiian Library Services programs, and programs to promote collaboration between libraries and museums and other organizations. 

U.S. Citizenship Required
This position requires a background investigation.
Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
This position may require completing one year probationary period.

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