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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 provide reference and research services.** Provided reference and research services to individual researchers and groups inside and outside of a library and in doing so, performed the following: 1) conducted reference interviews, 2) evaluated user needs, 3) informed users of resources in digital and physical formats available at the library, 4) formulated search strategies, 5) executed search strategies using integrated library systems, 6) made appropriate referrals to related library collections and repositories, 7) answered a range of reference questions, 8) circulated requested materials in digital and hard copy formats, and 9) developed special tools, such as indexes, to aid in the use of the reference collection. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed ALL of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed SEVEN (7) or EIGHT (8) of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed SIX (6) of the tasks listed above.
  • 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 Knowledge of Music. **Applied advanced knowledge of music in the following areas: 1) instrumental or vocal instruction; 2) education; 3) history; 4) performance; 5) publishing; and  6) management. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied advanced knowledge of music in ALL of the above areas.
  • Applied knowledge of music in FOUR (4) or FIVE (5) of the above areas, including 1).
  • Applied knowledge of music in TWO (2) or THREE (3) of the above areas, including 1).
  • 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 writing and editing duties.** Performed writing and editing duties. Answer to this question is required
  • In a library setting, independently and routinely prepared a variety of written communications that reflected guidelines, policies and practices, catalog records, texts for print publications and for online publications (e.g. blogs) related to music, accessibility and/or other library topics. Drafted, reviewed and edited documents including reports, articles, bibliographies, guides or studies to aid in the use of a music collection. Ensured all documents met standards for clarity, consistency and format.
  • In a library setting, independently or with minimal supervision routinely prepared written documents related to work as a librarian. Assisted in drafting, reviewing and editing documents including reports, analytical bibliographies, guides and studies to aid in the use of a collection. Ensured all documents met standards for clarity, consistency and format.
  • In a professional setting or a post-graduate educational setting, routinely drafted, reviewed and edited correspondence and memos, ensuring documents met standards for clarity, consistency and format
  • 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 collections, development and management of digital collections. Demonstrated experience with collection development and management by having 1) participated in the development of a library’s collection 2) recommended music materials to be added to a library’s collection; 3) digitized and processed materials according to established guidelines and standards for inclusion in a library collection; 4) ensured preservation measures for digital and physical collections, especially for items requiring special needs; 5) contributed to plan and executed a special collection project and 6) knowledge of or having worked with accessible formats. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed ALL of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed FOUR or FIVE (5) of the tasks listed above.
  • Independently or with minimal supervision executed TWO or THREE (3) of the tasks listed above
  • 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 the subject area of music within a library’s collection. Utilized knowledge of the subject area of music within a library to provide library services to customers. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of available music resources in a library’s collection, standard reference and locator tools, and general customer information needs by 1) providing expert information about music and materials in various formats available in the library’s collection, 2) performing searches, retrieving or making available physical copies from the stacks or digital music materials from an accessible online library resource; 3) recommending ways patrons with disabilities can access materials digitally online or obtain physical copies on loan; and 4) providing or developing resources or catalogs related to music materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information resources in the collection, standard reference and locator tools and general customer information needs pertaining to the subject of music in a general collection INCLUDING 2), 3) and 4) above .
  • Demonstrated knowledge of standard reference and locator tools for the subject of music INCLUDING 2), 3) and 4) above.
  • 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 principles, concepts, and techniques of library science. Applied professional knowledge of library and information management principles, concepts and techniques to carry out library functions and library programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science applied to independently execute complex or specialized library functions or programs. Demonstrated experience in cataloging music materials. Created and verified catalog records to conform with established cataloging rules and policies. Demonstrated experience in circulating materials. Demonstrated experience with reference services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library science to support complex or specialized library functions or programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standard principles, concepts and techniques of library science to support routine library functions or programs.
  • 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 Ability to plan and carry out digital reference service. Demonstrated the ability to plan and carry out digital reference service by developing, planning, implementing and evaluating various digital tools including: 1) library-division-specific database searches, 2) library-wide online catalog searches, 3) library-wide database searches including subscription databases, 3)  email reference, and 4) other technologies or digital tools to facilitate accessible services. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated experience providing digital reference service to customers using ALL of the above.
  • Demonstrated experience providing digital reference service to customers using THREE (3) the above.
  • Demonstrated experience providing digital reference service to customers using TWO (2) of the above.
  • None of the Above
15 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
16 Knowledge of library resources for the blind, visually impaired, and print disabled community. Applied knowledge of library resources in accessible formats for the blind, visually impaired, and print disabled community to include the following: 1) provided expert information in the field of books and magazines in accessible formats; 2) performed searches and retrieved and/or made available digital and accessible materials from the library’s collection; 3) discussed and demonstrated reading materials and other related services available to the blind and print disabled; 4) demonstrated use of screen readers and other software or tools for the print disabled. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied in-depth knowledge of library resources for the blind, and visually impaired, and print disabled community. Independently performed ALL of the above tasks.
  • Applied thorough knowledge of library resources for the blind, visually impaired and print disabled community. Performed THREE (3) of the above tasks.
  • Applied general knowledge of library resources for the blind visually impaired and print disabled community. Performed TWO (2) of the above tasks.
  • None of the Above
17 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
18 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
19 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