Skip to main content

Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1

Indicate which of the following statements accurately describes your professional background. If more than one of the statements is accurate, choose the one closest to the top of the list which is still accurate.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of experience, at least at the federal GS-7 equivalent level, cataloging library materials published in Western European languages and applying appropriate descriptive access to special collection items such as artists’ books, fine press books, and ephemera.
  • I have completed at least two (2) full years of progressively higher-level graduate education in library science.
  • I have completed a total of at least five (5) years of college-level education, training, and experience in librarianship, combined.
  • None of these statements accurately describes my professional background.
2

Complete the following statement accurately: I have applied ____________ as part of my job.

Answer to this question is required
  • MARC21 cataloging standards
  • RDA cataloging standards
  • AACR2 cataloging standards
  • DCRM(B) cataloging standards
  • LCSH cataloging standards
  • authority control practices
  • descriptive vocabularies
  • thesauri or controlled vocabulary related to art and/or rare books
  • none of these
3 Have you had experience interpreting and applying a subject classification system, such as the Library of Congress? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Have you been responsible for cataloging and/or coordinating the cataloging of materials? Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
5 In which of the following languages have you had to locate at least 10 library items? Answer to this question is required
  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • German
  • None of these
6

Complete the following statement accurately: As part of my job, I have ____________.

Answer to this question is required
  • identified book binding techniques
  • cataloged livres d'artistes, artists' multiples, unique artists' books and/or fine press editions
  • distinguished between different printing techniques such as etching, engraving or photogravure
  • cataloged ephemeral material such as booklets, pamphlets, or other publications less than 50 pages in length
  • recommended library material for digitization
  • recommended material for special handling or processing
  • none of these
7

Which statements accurately describe your work experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed cataloging as more than 75% of my daily work activities, for at least a year.
  • I have used an integrated library system (such as Voyager or Sirsi Dynix) or a library service platform (such as Alma or OCLC WorldShare) for cataloging.
  • I have cataloged in OCLC Connexion.
  • None of these
8 Have you worked in a library that specialized in fine arts? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9

Which statement(s) accurately describe your work experience?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have written local policies related to cataloging and processing library materials.
  • I have participated in a review of local cataloging and processing policies.
  • I have used local cataloging and processing policies regularly in the course of my work.
  • None of these statements accurately describes my work experience.
10 Indicate which statement most accurately describes your level of experience supporting patrons and staff in original research in art history. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
11

Have you researched the history and work of a major 15th to 21st century American or European artist?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No