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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

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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 digital curation and descriptive tools, information technologies and integrated library systems to support archival functions.**

Used digital curation tools, descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and/or online databases to carry out archival functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, tools, software and spreadsheets, and other technologies to arrange and describe large and/or complex analog and digital collections of archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, used EAD software to encode finding aids and spreadsheets to create inventories, and complete complex searches in integrated library systems and online databases.
  • Applied knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and other technologies to arrange and described small or uniform analog and digital collections of archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, used EAD software to encode finding aids and spreadsheets to create inventories.
  • Applied descriptive tools, software and/or spreadsheets to arrange and describe analog and digital archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, used EAD software to encode finding aids or used spreadsheets to create inventories.
  • 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 build and maintain professional relationships and provide liaison services.

Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization.
Answer to this question is required
  • Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization. Coordinated with staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description and storage of materials. Explained technical information to individuals or groups as they relate to manuscripts, archival and born digital collections.
  • Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside the organization. Coordinated with staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description and storage of materials.
  • Maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside the organization. Coordinated with and staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description and storage of materials.
  • 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 perform preservation duties.

Performed functions related to the preservation of archival materials including: 1) surveying collections to identify and inventory materials for preservation, 2) following prescribed specifications and procedures in preserving original material and reproducing originals for preservation, 3) monitoring the quality and consistency of preservation methods and output, 4) routing materials for preservation treatment, and 5) serving as a resource in developing preservation policies and goals. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving archival materials and performed at least FOUR of the above functions.
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving archival materials and performed at least THREE of the above functions.
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving archival materials and performed at least TWO of the above functions.
  • 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 principles, concepts, and techniques of archival work, including analysis, organization, and description of archival material.**

Planned, managed and executed archival functions and programs in a library or cultural institution setting by applying professional knowledge of archival principles, concepts and techniques to the following: 1) appraisal of archival materials, 2) accessioning the receipt of new collection materials, 3) developing processing plans for archival collections, 4) arranging archival materials, and 5) describing archival materials. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing at least FOUR of the functions listed above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing at least THREE of the functions listed above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing at least TWO of the functions listed above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • 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 Knowledge of reference and research services.

Provided reference and instructional services to individual researchers and groups inside and outside of an organization and in doing so performed the following: 1) conducted reference interviews, 2) evaluated user needs, 3) informed users of resources available, 4) formulated search strategies, 5) performed searches for specialized materials, and 6) answered a range of reference questions.
Answer to this question is required
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed at least FOUR (4) of the above reference services tasks.
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed at least THREE (3) of the above reference services tasks.
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed at least TWO (2) of the above reference services tasks.
  • 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 Knowledge of folklife, ethnomusicology, documentary studies, oral history and/or other related subject areas to process and describe archival collections.**

Used knowledge of folklife, ethnomusicology, documentary studies, oral history and/or other related subject areas to process, manage, describe and preserve multi-format ethnographic collections including: 1) born-digital materials; 2) manuscripts; 3) graphic materials; 4) sound records; and 5) moving image materials. This also included processing and describing multi-format ethnographic collections created by cultural documentarians such as folklorists, ethnomusicologists, oral historians, communities of origin, or organizations/groups focused on documenting and presenting cultural life.
Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of folklife, ethnomusicology, documentary studies, oral history and/or other related subject areas by processing, managing, describing and preserving ALL forms of multi-format ethnographic collections listed above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of folklife, ethnomusicology, documentary studies, oral history and/or other related subject areas by processing, managing, describing and preserving FOUR (4) forms of multi-format ethnographic collections listed above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of folklife, ethnomusicology, documentary studies, oral history and/or other related subject areas by processing, managing, describing and preserving THREE (3) forms of multi-format ethnographic collections listed above.
  • 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. 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.) Answer to this question is required
  • 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.