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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 Ability to use integrated library systems, applications, or other information technologies.** Used integrated library systems and technologies to perform library functions, including reference services and acquisitions. Answer to this question is required
  • Has expertise in the use of integrated library systems and technologies to perform library functions, including reference services and acquisitions to assist patrons and improve collections.
  • Has expertise in the use of integrated library systems and technologies to perform library functions, including reference services OR acquisitions to assist patrons and/or improve collections.
  • Has knowledge of or college-level proficiency related to the use of integrated library systems and technologies to assist patrons with references services.
  • 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 develop and manage library collections.** Reviewed a variety of sources for acquisition in order to develop collections which may have involved materials in multiple languages and print and electronic formats. Answer to this question is required
  • As a primary job responsibility, reviewed a variety of brochures, catalogs, journals, and other sources of items for possible acquisition in order to develop collections in areas of subject responsibility. Used standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform acquisition assignments, which may have involved materials in multiple languages and print and electronic formats.
  • Occasionally reviewed a variety of brochures, catalogs, journals, and other sources of items for possible acquisition in order to develop collections in areas of subject responsibility. Used standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform acquisition assignments and which may have involved materials in multiple languages and print and electronic formats.
  • With guidance, reviewed a variety of brochures, catalogs, journals, and other sources of items for possible acquisition in order to develop collections in areas of subject responsibility. Used standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles to perform occasional acquisition assignments which were subject to review and which may have involved materials in multiple languages and print and electronic formats.
  • 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 and research services.** Provided reference, instruction to individual researchers and groups, and research services by: (1) conducting reference interviews; (2) evaluating clients’ requirements and developing search strategies; (3) identifying and evaluating authoritative data, statistics, and information; (4) evaluating publications and electronic resources for content coverage and trends; and (5) monitoring current events; 6) reference services; 7)responding to inquiries related to assigned field or responsibilities, searching standard databases for information relatively stable such as bibliographic citations. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience and knowledge, have extensive experience in providing general reference and research services, and in doing so, executed ALL of the above tasks.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience and knowledge, have some experience in providing reference and research services, and in doing so, executed four of the above tasks, including (1) through (3).
  • Have experience in providing reference and research services, and in doing so, executed (1) through (3) of the above tasks in a library, information center, or research organization.
  • 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  the Spanish language and of the cultures of Mexico, and knowledge of Latin American countries and cultures.** Used knowledge of the Spanish language and cultures of Mexico and Latin American countries to assist researchers in the culture, history, literature, politics, economy, social sciences, and political structures and international relations of these countries and regions. Answer to this question is required
  • Has extensive knowledge of the language, culture, history, literature, economy, social sciences, international relations and politics of Mexico and/or Latin America and other countries where Spanish or Hispanic is spoken through professional duties and publications or information products.
  • Has knowledge of the language, culture, literature, history, economy, social sciences, international relations and politics of Mexico and/or Latin America and other countries where Spanish or Hispanic is spoken through training, graduate course work, and/or work experience.
  • Has knowledge of the language, culture, literature, history, economy, social sciences, international relations and politics of Mexico and/or Latin America and other countries where Spanish or Hispanic is spoken through education or work experience.
  • 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 text following the basic rules of spelling, grammar, and punctuation for both hardcopy and electronic distribution such as: 1) informal and formal correspondence including correspondence related to reference inquiries, 2) acquisition recommendations, 3) blogs, 4) reports, such as usage reports. and 5) research guides and finding aids. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision or collaboration, wrote FOUR (4) or FIVE (5) of the documents listed above. Also, has written documents related to reference and research requests and/or collection development concerning HISPANCIS for patrons inside and outside the organization.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision or collaboration, wrote FOUR (4) or FIVE (5) of the documents listed above. Also, has written documents related to reference and research requests and/or collection development for patrons inside and outside the organization.
  • Has experience writing THREE (3) of the above or college-level proficiency writing AT LEAST THREE (3) of the documents listed above.
  • 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.)
  • 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. Answer to this question is required