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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 library metadata rules, practices, and procedures.** Applied knowledge of established and emerging national and international metadata standards, formats, applications, and best practices for: (1) the creation, enrichment, and maintenance of original/copy cataloging records and metadata in various formats and for various media (e.g., MARC, RDA, FRBR, LCSH, LC Classification, BIBFRAME, CONSER, Dublin Core, EAD), and (2) authority control (e.g., NACO, SACO, VIAF). Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated experience in applying national and international standards to perform COMPLEX original and copy cataloging (e.g., across a variety of formats and media) and for the creation, enrichment, and maintenance of metadata in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying national and international standards to perform original and copy cataloging and for the creation, enrichment, and maintenance of metadata in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying national and international standards to perform original or copy cataloging and for the creation, enrichment, and maintenance of metadata in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • 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 use library software applications, integrated library platforms, and other information.** Used library technology and encoding/structural standards to perform work related to library metadata creation. For example: bibliographic utilities and knowledge bases (e.g., OCLC); open URL resolvers (e.g., SFX); linked data principles (e.g., RDF); emerging library applications (e.g., BIBFRAME); name identifier systems (e.g., ORCID, ISNI); metadata creation and management tools (e.g., Open Refine, MarcEdit); online tools (e.g., Class Web, Cataloger’s Desktop, LC Authority Files, vendor interfaces/accounts, BIP+, Ulrich’s); internet reference resources (e.g., OPACs, organizational websites); various modules of integrated library platforms (e.g., acquisitions, ERM, Discovery); spreadsheets and data management software (e.g., Excel, Access); and macro software tools (e.g., Macro Express). Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated experience in using ADVANCED library tools and technologies to perform complex cataloging and acquisitions functions in a major or research library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in using a BROAD RANGE of library tools and technologies to perform cataloging and acquisitions functions in a specialized library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in using BASIC library tools and technologies to perform cataloging and acquisitions functions in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • 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 communicate in one or multiple Romance languages, such as Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, etc.**
Comprehended and communicated in one or multiple Romance languages. This included reading, writing, and translating at a level sufficient to identify bibliographic elements in all formats.
Answer to this question is required
  • Has advanced or near-native proficiency in one or multiple Romance languages and demonstrated experience reading, writing, speaking, and translating to and from English to perform cataloging, research, or related activities in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Has proficiency in one or multiple Romance languages and demonstrated experience reading and writing to perform cataloging, research, or related activities in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Has a working knowledge and/or college-level competency in one or multiple Romance languages. This includes reading and writing and may include oral comprehension.
  • 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 at least one of the following subject areas: US laws, international laws, legal topics, social science.** Used knowledge of at least one of the specified subject areas to carry out library functions, process library materials, and identify bibliographic elements in all formats. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of TWO (2) of the following subject areas: US laws, international laws, legal topics, social science. Sought out by others in an academic, library, or professional setting for expertise.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ONE (1) of the following subject areas: US laws, international laws, legal topics, social science. Demonstrated knowledge in one of the subjects in a professional setting.
  • Demonstrated college-level coursework pertaining to ONE (1) of the following subject areas: US laws, international laws, legal topics, social science.
  • 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 a variety of written communications that reflected policies and practices concerning metadata, cataloging, indexing, or other library topics. Examples include: reports, published articles, presentations, procedural documents, sections of a technical manual, training documents and email correspondence. Answer to this question is required
  • Frequently and independently prepared a variety of written communications such as reports, procedural documents, training materials, and technical correspondence that reflected policies and practices of an institution or significant division of an institution concerning metadata, cataloging, indexing, or other library topics.
  • Prepared written communications such as reports, and similar documents, and email correspondence related to policies and practices of a work group or program that concerned metadata, cataloging, or other library topics.
  • Prepared written communications such as correspondence, reports, training materials, or other documents for a higher level review.
  • 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 Ability to develop and maintain relationships and provide consultation and liaison services. Provided consultation or performed liaison duties to help solve technical problems, interact collaboratively on projects, and exchange information with persons inside and outside of an organization, including, supervisors, experts, colleagues and/or trainees. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues within an organization and national and/or international partners, and provided SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL INFORMATION in the field of cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues within an organization and provided SPECIALIZED OR TECHNICAL INFORMATION in the field of cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, communicating SPECIALIZED OR TECHNICAL INFORMATION in a professional and/or an academic setting.
  • None of the Above.
13 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.  Please ensure that your application materials and narrative responses in this questionnaire are free of spelling and punctuation errors; use proper grammar and word usage, appropriate formatting and relevant, clear, concise, informative, and understandable content. If the ability to write is a critical competency for the position, the application materials, including your narrative responses, may be used to assess your ability to write. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
14 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
15 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