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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2 Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science. Applied professional knowledge of library and information management principles, concepts and techniques to carry out library functions and library programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science applied to routine library functions or programs (e.g., recommended and/or acquired material for a large library or archive collection, selected and navigated highly complex subject-specific databases, conducted reference interviews to respond to extensive and difficult inquiries).
  • Demonstrated general knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science applied to portions of routine library functions or programs (e.g., recommended material for a small to medium library/archive collection, utilized finding aids to navigate collections, conducted reference interviews to determine researcher’s needs and responded to moderately complex inquiries).
  • Demonstrated limited knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science applied to limited portions of routine library functions or programs (e.g., organized small collections according to subject categories, interpreted bibliographic records, responded to basic reference inquiries).
  • None of the above
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Ability to provide consultation or liaison services. Provided consultation or liaison services to exchange information and maintain relationships with persons inside and outside the organization, including professional colleagues, contractors, and the general public. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships inside and outside a library or archival repository. Exchanged information or knowledge related to reference and research services, collaborated on projects, and/or solved problems with individuals and/or groups with various levels of understanding or knowledge of subject area.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships inside and outside a library or archival repository. Exchanged information or knowledge, collaborated on projects, and/or solved problems with individuals and/or groups.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships within a library or archival repository or an academic setting and exchanged information or knowledge.
  • None of the above
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Ability to provide reference services. ** Provided reference and instructional services to individual researchers and groups inside and outside of a library and in doing so performed the following: 1) conducted reference interviews, 2) evaluated user needs, 3) informed users of resources available at the library, 4) formulated search strategies, 5) executed search strategies using integrated library systems, 6) made appropriate referrals to related library collections and repositories, and 7) answered a range of reference questions. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed ALL of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed FIVE (5) or SIX (6) of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed FOUR (4) of the tasks listed above.
  • None of the above
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Knowledge of cartographic and map collections. ** Applied knowledge of cartographic and map collections to assist the public by: 1) providing instruction about cartographic resources for a general or specialized audience, 2) engaging in social media online interactions to respond to queries about cartographic collections, and 3) providing reference or research services related to cartography. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently performed ALL of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently performed TWO (2) of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently performed ONE of the tasks listed above.
  • None of the above
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 Ability to communicate in writing. ** Prepared clear, accurate, well-organized and understandable written products following the basic rules of spelling, grammar, and punctuation such as: 1) correspondence to respond to reference inquiries, 2) cartographic bibliographies and finding aids, 3) reports, 4) collection evaluations, 5) presentations, 6) blog posts, and 7) professional publications. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision, wrote AT LEAST FIVE (5) of the above documents. In doing so, applied professional techniques, including the use of style and citation guides, application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage and tailored the information to match the technical level of the audience.
  • With minimal supervision or collaboratively, wrote FOUR (4) of the above documents. In doing so, applied professional techniques, including the use of style and citation guides, application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage and tailored the information to match the technical level of the audience.
  • Wrote THREE (3) of the documents listed above for review by a supervisor or higher graded specialist. In doing so, applied professional techniques, including the application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage.
  • None of the above
11 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.) Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
13 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.