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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 or archival collections and standard acquisition practices.**  Performs standard acquisitions practices for print and electronic formats including books/monographs, serials, electronic resources, streaming media, audiovisual materials, scores, manuscripts/archival materials, data sets, and data management programs. Utilizes standard acquisition models including approval plans, firm orders, subscriptions, standing orders, blanket orders, consortia buying, gifts, demand-driven and evidence-based models, curatorial trips, auctions, and electronic resource management.  Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated experience in selecting, ordering, and receiving materials for library or archival collections by purchase, exchange, or gift, which may include budgeting and negotiating with outside contacts, such as publishers, dealers, vendors, and donors, to obtain resources to meet the needs of the institution's mission in the most economical and expeditious manner.
  • Demonstrated experience in selecting and ordering materials for library or archival collections by purchase, exchange, or gift, which may include budgeting and negotiating with outside contacts, such as publishers, dealers, vendors, and donors, to obtain resources to meet the needs of the institution's mission.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or college-level proficiency in receiving materials for library or archival collections by purchase, exchange, or gift, which may include budgeting and negotiating with outside contacts.
  • 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 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. Worked independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues within various levels of an organization and national and/or international partners, and provided SPECIALIZED AND/OR TECHNICAL INFORMATION in the fields of library acquisitions and/or cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues within an organization and provided SPECIALIZED OR TECHNICAL INFORMATION in the fields of library acquisitions and/or 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.
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 a variety of written communications that reflected policies and practices concerning metadata, cataloging, indexing, acquisitions and/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, acquisitions and/or other library topics pertaining to other continuing resources.
  • 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, acquisitions and/or other library or topic.
  • Prepared written communications such as correspondence, reports, training materials or other documents on various aspects of a program.
  • 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 use library software applications, integrated library platforms, and other information. Used library technology and encoding/structural standards to perform work related to library acquisitions and/or metadata creation. This may include: 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); macro software tools (e.g., Macro Express); and web development tools (e.g., Dreamweaver, WordPress). Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated experience in applying knowledge of a BROAD RANGE of library tools and technologies in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in applying knowledge of library tools and technologies in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of library tools and technologies by completing coursework or equivalent 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 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, LCC, 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 in 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 in the creation, enrichment, and maintenance of metadata in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of metadata creation and management by completing coursework or equivalent experience.
  • 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 the culture and/or civilization of United States, its Territories, and the world. Used knowledge of the subject areas of the culture and/or civilization of United States, its Territories, and the world to perform library activities. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated expertise in the culture and/or civilization of United States, its Territories, and the world in a professional setting. Sought out by others in an academic, library, or professional setting for expertise in these cultures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the culture and/or civilization of United States, its Territories, and the world in an academic, library or professional setting.
  • Some knowledge and/or college-level coursework pertaining to the culture and/or civilization of United States, its Territories, and the world.
  • 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.