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  • 1.  Nothing Like a Great Job Announcement...

    Posted 04-15-2021 19:15
    Colleagues,    This job notice at GAO has been cross-posted...but definitely worth a read.  Sounds challenging.


    Senior Research Librarian ($100,207 to $159,475 annual salary) in Washington, D.C.


    Tulloch, Helen (Meg)

    Apr 14, 2021, 2:18 PM (1 day ago)

    to FEDLIB

    Ready to join an elite team of librarians? The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Center for Library Services (CLS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Senior Research Librarian. Candidates with research experience in government, academic, or special libraries are encouraged to apply.

    This position will serve as a senior librarian and agency expert by conducting complex literature searches, providing other reference and research services, and maintaining an extensive knowledge of databases and resources. Senior Research Librarians perform research requiring expertise in one or more key issue areas required by GAO's mission teams, including but not limited to, law, legislative activity and procedures, accounting and finance, economics, health care, national defense, and natural resources. CLS research librarians develop strategies and methodologies for literature, bibliometric, and legislative searches, design subject-specific information guides and set up research and information alerts, teach classes on research and the use of literature and information, create guidance about the evaluation and use of information, and curate information and data collections.

    For more full position details and to apply, use the links below.

    Open to the public:

    Open to federal employees:

    The announcement is open 04/13/2021 to 05/04/2021.

    Please share this information with anyone who might be interested in applying. Additional information about working at GAO is available at:

    All the best,



    Meg Tulloch, DLS

    Director, Center for Library Services

    Applied Research and Methods

    U.S. Government Accountability Office

    441 G Street, NW,  Washington, DC 20548

    202-512-8535 |

    Sharon Lenius
    [Federal Librarian - Retired]
    'Tolle Lege!' ('Take up and read')