EXPERIENCE: Progressively responsible experience in acquisitions and collection development work in an academic or professional environment. Experience as a supervisor, manager, or team leader is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Expert and full professional knowledge of library science, with emphasis on the theories, principles and techniques of collection development as applied to research and national libraries, understanding of LOC cataloging rules is required.
Level IV (Fluent) writing/reading/speaking in Portuguese is required. (This may be tested).
Level IV (Fluent) writing/reading/speaking in English is required. (This may be tested).
Level I (Rudimentary) reading/writing in Spanish, French or Dutch is required. (This may be tested).
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent research skills to be able to identify and locate sources of acquisition throughout Brazil and other countries covered for commercial and non-commercials materials, especially in response to current developments. Ability to use computer programs for searching bibliographic data, compiling of statistics and other acquisitions activities. Must type 30+ wpm. Ability to lift 25 pounds. (These may be tested).
Post may choose to add the phrase “This may be tested” after a language, skill, and/or ability. Review the VA template for specific information.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.