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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

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 apply knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science to the organization and dissemination of legal information.** Applied knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of library and information sciences to efficiently and effectively organize and disseminate legal and/or legislative information in a law library or legal information service organization. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated recent ability to apply expert knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of library and information sciences when organizing and disseminating legal and/or legislative information to/for clients in a law library or legal information service organization. For example, recently employed in a large law library as a senior research/reference librarian developing electronic portals of legal information, identifying and evaluating web-blogs and/or websites for inclusion in digital collections, publishing research guides to complex areas of law and/or legal resources, and/or developing, organizing and publishing legal and legislative information products on intranets or public web sites.
  • Demonstrated recent ability to apply a thorough knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of library and information sciences when organizing and disseminating legal and/or legislative information to/for clients in a law library or legal information service organization. For example, recently employed as an information services professional by a legal publisher or in a law firm or public law library (as a librarian) preparing resource guides to collections, and/or identifying and organizing electronic resources.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques of library and information sciences when organizing and/or disseminating information. For example, demonstrated experience performing at least two of the following functions: developing print and digital legal collections, instructing others how to conduct legal research, providing complex legal reference services, and/or preparing research guides.
  • 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 legal and legislative information and analysis in writing.** Prepared various descriptive, background, and analytical reports, memos, and other documents on law and/or the legal aspects of public policy issues. Answer to this question is required
  • In a professional capacity, independently and routinely prepared analytical written documents on the legal aspects of corporate practices and/or public policy issues for publication or dissemination to audiences with varying levels of expertise. For example, as an attorney drafted briefs and other filings in court proceedings; prepared articles for publication in academic law reviews or professional law journals; or prepared detailed memoranda analyzing the legal aspects of existing and/or new policies for organizational decision-makers.
  • In a professional capacity, independently prepared at least two analytical written documents on the legal aspects of corporate practices and/or legal analyses of public policy issues for publication or dissemination to audiences with varying levels of expertise. For example, as a senior paralegal, legal consultant or research specialist, demonstrated recent experience preparing documents such as memos, letters, articles for publication, and/or appellate court briefs or other court filings that contain (1) comprehensive summaries of federal omnibus and/or reauthorization laws; (2) analyses or summaries of court decisions, (3) analyses of the legal aspects of proposed or existing regulations; and/or (4) legal analyses of public policy issues.
  • In a professional capacity or in a post-graduate educational setting demonstrated experience preparing at least one of the following (1) comprehensive summaries of lengthy or complex statutes or regulations; (2) analyses or summaries of the issues presented in a court case, (3) thorough analyses of the legal aspects of proposed or existing regulations; and/or (4) legal analyses of public policy issues. For example, as an employee of a legal publisher or as a research assistant to a law professor, prepared papers or memoranda that analyzed the impact and effect of complex proposed legislation and/or regulatory schemes on personal or corporate entities, or summarized laws, court decisions, regulations, legislative histories and/or treaties for print and/or electronic publication.
  • 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 effectively in a library or information center environment.** Communicated with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures with various information needs. Answer to this question is required
  • Communicated orally and in writing with people from various backgrounds, cultures and service needs to execute specialized law library programs or complex reference services such as: designing and instructing legal research classes; preparing and maintaining guidelines for conducting legal research and/or preparing guides for legal information resources.
  • Communicated orally and in writing with people from various backgrounds, cultures and service needs to execute standard library programs or provide reference services such as preparing and maintaining guides to information resources.
  • Communicated orally and in writing with people from various backgrounds, cultures and service needs to respond to inquiries such as requests for assistance with research and/or providing orientations or tours relating to library services and collections.
  • 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 Ability to utilize information technology and online legal resources.** Utilized technology to search electronic resources, enhance access to collections, and increase the efficiency of the work. Systems and resources used include: (1) online library catalogs, (2) online legal resources including LexisNexis and Westlaw, (3) other authoritative online resources (e.g., ProQuest, FACTIVA, CQ.com, Thomas or LIS, CCH, BNA), (4) word processing and document management software (e.g., MS Word, WordPerfect, Adobe), (5) email and scheduling software (e.g., Outlook, GroupWise), (6) spreadsheet software (e.g., Excel), and 7) collaborative software (e.g., SharePoint). Answer to this question is required
  • As a LAW librarian, regularly used ALL of the above. Trained and served as an expert resource to peers and clients on utilizing technologies 1) THROUGH 3) for information gathering, sharing, and research and in onducting legal research. Used 4) THROUGH 7) for information gathering, sharing, and research.
  • As a librarian, regularly used 1) THROUGH 5) of the above. Trained and served as an expert resource to peers and clients on utilizing technologies 1) THROUGH 3) for information gathering, sharing, and research. Used 6) and 7) for information gathering and sharing.
  • Regularly used 1) THROUGH 5) of the above to accomplish primary job responsibilities. Provided expert guidance and advice to peers and clients on utilizing technologies 1) THROUGH 3) listed above for information gathering, sharing, and research.
  • 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 plan and implement library programs. Planned and implemented library programs and policies. Answer to this question is required
  • Planned and implemented library programs, services and operations to support established organization functions such as developed and implemented transition to a new integrated library system or computer security policy.
  • Planned and implemented library services or operations such as: wrote and compiled orientation materials, or planned to reposition library materials to a new storage location.
  • Implemented routine library tasks, services or operations such as planned collection management projects or coordinated procedures for managing client access to collections.
  • 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 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
12 Ability to interact collaboratively with a diverse group of people. Worked cooperatively and develop professional relationships with others, including decision makers and their staffs, supervisors, other managers, specialists, co-workers, and clients to accomplish goals and resolve problems and issues related to legal and legislative information and analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • As a primary job responsibility, recently and regularly collaborated with individuals from multiple disciplines and diverse backgrounds inside and outside an organization to accomplish important goals and objectives. For example, frequently worked collaboratively to produce multi-disciplinary analyses of complex legal and regulatory issues for publication, prepared for and presented seminars to diverse participants involving how complex government programs function and/or participated in diverse teams to develop legal products requiring input from experts inside and outside the organization.
  • Occasionally collaborated with individuals from multiple disciplines and diverse backgrounds inside and/or outside an organization to accomplish important goals and objectives. For example, periodically worked with colleagues from different organizational units to develop and implement improved workflow policies; participated in the development of web-based information products; and/or contributed to large research projects.
  • Routinely collaborated with colleagues inside an organization to provide legal and legislative research and reference services to diverse and/or demanding clients.
  • 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. Answer to this question is required