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West Point – Librarian

Job Title: Librarian
Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Military Academy
Job Announcement Number:NEBR13415407905313D
SALARY RANGE: $64,729.00 to $84,146.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, June 17, 2013 to Friday, June 21, 2013
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens

About the Position: Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation. You can watch them on parade or competing as intercollegiate athletes in a wide range of sports events. As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, grounds and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, restaurants. West Point’s 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley’s premiere performing arts center, and to recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.


  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Subject to a background/suitability investigation
  • Moving expenses are not authorized

DUTIES: You will serve as a Librarian in the US Military Academy (USMA) Library, West Point, NY. You will support faculty, cadet, and curriculum of one or more specific academic departments as well as collection and resource development, process improvement and innovation, and public services and facility support. Engage with faculty, cadets, and staff in the assigned academic department to develop strong collaborative relationships. Keep faculty informed about library programs and services. Provide support to cadets and faculty through library public service points. Recommend selection of materials, including monographs, journals and other digital or multimedia materials. Initiate orders for materials. Assess quality and physical condition of the subject collections. Assess databases and other electronic products and recommend purchase or license as appropriate. Participate in process improvement to better serve patrons. Monitor and report on the condition of facilities.

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