Acquisitions/Licensing Librarian – Dudley Knox Library at the Naval Postgraduate School

Acquisitions/Licensing Librarian


Dudley Knox Library ( at the Naval Postgraduate School* (Monterey, CA), is recruiting for a new position,Acquisitions/Licensing Librarian, to expand our service-oriented team! (NOTE:  Coming soon 2 additional positions:  Systems/Applications Librarian and Reference Librarian)


Librarian (Acquisitions/Licensing) — APPLICATIONS OPEN 28 MAY

Job Announcement Number: SE51410-12-1410630QH109843D

Applicants must be US citizens.

This position is located within the Metadata Services department of the Naval Postgraduate School’s (NPS) Dudley Knox Library (DKL). The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative and contracting support in the acquisition and licensing of a wide-range of resources and services the library provides to its customers. The incumbent works collaboratively with: library administration; library collection development and electronic services staff; campus acquisitions, contracting, and general counsel offices; and vendors. The incumbent is responsible for negotiating licensing terms and conditions and managing vendor/NPS licensing agreements to ensure compliance with federal regulations and that terms and conditions appropriately meet user requirements. The incumbent is responsible for accurately communicating as well as interpreting licenses, terms and conditions to NPS library staff and patrons.

GS-9 – The Librarian position is a developmental position which will allow for structured growth and development.

GS-11 – The Librarian position is journey level and the incumbent is expected to have knowledge and experience in all areas of responsibility.

Pay and Benefits**:  Recruiting at GS-9/11 (Promotion Potential to GS-12) includes locality pay of 35.15%


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* The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) located in Monterey, California, supports the U.S. Navy, other military branches, and foreign military services with accredited Masters’- and PhD-level graduate education.  NPS consists of four graduate schools (InternationalGraduate Studies; Business and Public Policy; Operational and Information Sciences; and Science and Engineering), threeresearch and education institutes (Meyer Institute of Systems Engineering; Cebrowski Institute; and the Modeling VirtualEnvironments and Simulation Institute), and dozens of research and education centers.  (


** The Department of the Navy offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays and a 401K-type retirement plan. More information can be found at: 


The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. 


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