Librarian/Bibliographer, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resource Center, White River Junction VT

Vacancy ID: 1003670

This position serves as the Librarian/Bibliographer in the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Resource Center, located at the Executive Division of the National Center for PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT. The Librarian/Bibliographer assists the Information Scientist in preparing the Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database, and performs other duties to facilitate the dissemination of information on PTSD to the facilities and programs of the Department of Veteran Affairs.  Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*  Reading and comprehending medical, scientific, and social science literature;
*  Providing PTSD clinicians, researchers, and policy makers worldwide with information on published studies of PTSD;
*  Identifying the principal bibliographical elements of printed and electronic documents in English and other languages;
*  Using computer hardware and software;
*  Locating materials in an academic library environment;
*  Understanding of the purpose of controlled vocabulary in the indexing of scientific or social science literature;
*  Using the thesauri and authority lists in assigning terms to describe the subject content of documents;
*  Using the Internet and the World Wide Web for electronic mail, file transfer, and interactive applications (including remote database searching and downloading);
*  Performing simple searches in internal and external online catalogs and bibliographical databases, including RLIN, MEDLINE, and PsycLIT; and
*  Establishing and maintaining procedures for the identification, selection, acquisition, and indexing of literature for the PILOTS Database and for bibliographical publications.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, from 8:00am - 4:30pm.

 

SALARY RANGE: $47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, December 05, 2013 to Wednesday, December 11, 2013

To appy: https://my.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/356572600

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