Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Human Nutrition & Food Safety)

  • National Agricultural Library
  • Beltsville, MD, USA
  • Dec 02, 2019
Full time Food Safety

Job Description

Dear Colleagues,


The National Agricultural Library (NAL) has an open job opportunity for a Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Human Nutrition & Food Safety) in the Information Products Division, Beltsville, MD.  The position is located in the Information and Customer Services Branch


The job opportunity is open from Monday, December 2 through Monday, December 16, 2019.  This is a permanent appointment open to Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, and RPL) and the public.


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This position serves as a supervisory human nutrition and food safety specialist leading NAL’s Nutrition and Food Safety Programs; which includes:,  Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC), and the Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) Web sites.  We are seeking a professional with experience in planning, directing, and evaluating program requirements and activities, and the functions of NAL’s specialized information centers in nutrition and food safety.


Major Duties:

  • Interact effectively with a wide range of individuals representing widely divergent and sometimes conflicting point of views.
  • Negotiate, collaborate, and form partnerships and customer relations with federal, non-federal, national and international partners in order to further the aims of the program and attract external resources.
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with management to establish and implement recommendations.
  • Knowledge of data collection, evaluation, and analysis methods to synthesize user input and apply it to the conceptualization, planning and evaluation of information programs, products, and services.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct staff work.
  • Skill in interpreting broad general legislative and regulatory policy guidance to determine their effects on FNIC, and FSRIO budgets and activities.

This is a GS-13 permanent position.


Occasional travel is expected.


Please direct questions to:

Stephanie Cruz


This is a competitive position open to the public, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  We request that  you share this announcement with other potential candidates.


Please excuse cross-postings.


Take care,



Susan McCarthy, Ph.D.

Associate Director for Knowledge Services

National Agricultural Library




Food Safety and Inspection



$99,172 to $128,920 per year