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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 history, politics and literature of one or more Southeast Asian countries, preferably Indonesia; or one or more South Asian countries, preferably Pakistan and Bangladesh.**

Applied knowledge of history, politics, and literature of one or more Southeast Asian countries, preferably Indonesia; or one or more South Asian countries, preferably Pakistan and Bangladesh, to provide reference ‎services and/or evaluate and develop the collections. Answer to this question is required
  • Has extensive knowledge in the above as evidenced by: 1) extensive experience in developing and evaluating Southeast Asian or South Asian language collections of national or international significance, 2) working with and providing reference services to collections that require an in-depth knowledge of Southeast Asian countries, preferably Indonesia; or South Asian countries, preferably Pakistan and Bangladesh; and 3) facilitating awareness of and access to collections by scholars and other researchers through publications and public presentations.
  • Has applied knowledge in the above as evidenced by: 1) experience in developing and evaluating Southeast Asian or South Asian language collections; and 2) working with and providing reference services to collections about Southeast Asian countries, preferably Indonesia; or South Asian countries, preferably Pakistan and Bangladesh.
  • Has extensive knowledge of Southeast Asia, preferably Indonesia; or South Asia, preferably Pakistan and Bangladesh, as evidenced by COURSEWORK pertaining to Southeast Asian or South Asian countries OR extensive work in the subject field.
  • 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 communicate in one or more Southeast Asian languages, preferably Indonesian; or one or more South Asian languages, preferably Urdu, and English.**

Communicated professional and/or technical information in one or more ‎Southeast Asian ‎languages with a preference for Indonesian; or one or more South Asian languages, preferably Urdu, to provide reference ‎and ‎collection development services, including reading, writing, speaking, and/or ‎translating ‎into English.‎ Answer to this question is required
  • Has extensive experience communicating in one or more ‎ Southeast Asian ‎languages preferably Indonesian; or one or more South Asian languages, preferably Urdu, and English in a professional environment, including reading, writing, speaking, and translating between one of these languages and English with the fluency and familiarity of a native Southeast Asian or South Asian speaker to perform reference, research, or related activities.
  • Has some experience communicating in one or more ‎of the Southeast ‎Asian languages, preferably Indonesian; or one or more South Asian languages, preferably Urdu, and English in a professional environment, including reading, writing, speaking and translating between one of these languages and English to perform reference and collection development.
  • Has experience communicating in one or more ‎of the Southeast Asian ‎languages, preferably Indonesian; or one or more South Asian languages, preferably Urdu, as evidenced by completing course work or training in one of these languages at the post-graduate or college level or equivalent, including reading, writing and speaking one of these languages and English.
  • 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 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) formal correspondence to reference inquiries, 2) acquisition recommendations, 3) presentations, 4) speeches, 5) blogs, 6) reports, and 7) memoranda.‎ Answer to this question is required
  • Independently, wrote ALL of the documents listed above. Also, has written documents related to reference and research requests and/or collection development concerning Southeast Asian countries; preferably Indonesia, for patrons inside and outside the organization.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision or collaboration, wrote FIVE (5) or SIX (6) of the documents listed above. Has written documents related to reference and research requests and/or collection development to patrons inside and outside the organization.
  • Has experience with or college-level proficiency writing AT LEAST FOUR (4) of the documents listed above. Final drafts were reviewed by others.
  • 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 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 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 applied knowledge of college-level proficiency related to the use of integrated library systems and technologies to assist patrons with references services.
  • 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 provide reference and research services.

Provided reference and research services to patrons inside and outside of the organization.‎ Answer to this question is required
  • Provided reference and research services of technical and extensive complexity for a subject specialty to patrons inside and outside of the organization, where information was obtained through a variety of search strategies using library resources.
  • Provided reference and research services of limited complexity for a narrow subject field to patrons inside and/or outside the organization, where information was obtained through standard search strategies using library resources.
  • Provided research services in a limited capacity to patrons inside the organization using library resources based on knowledge of a subject area.
  • 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.