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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

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 supervise and lead a diverse workforce.**

Demonstrated proficiency in the following competencies: Planned or adjusted work by identifying requirements, staff, time and resources to accomplish goals; Solved problems by anticipating and analyzing facts to reach a conclusion; Enforced performance standards by communicating expectations, monitoring productivity and holding staff accountable; Ensured quality control by monitoring integrity of work performed; Exhibited fair treatment of others by being aware of, responding to, and considering the needs and capabilities of staff and handling issues with tact; Demonstrated respect for differing opinions by exercising objectivity and considering others ideas; Implemented improvement of current processes and work quality through innovation and continuous development; Motivated and gave direction with constructive feedback and coaching; and Created a work environment that fosters creativity and integrity. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as the OFFICIAL SUPERVISOR, performing ALL of the above responsibilities.
  • Served as the OFFICIAL SUPERVISOR, performing EIGHT (8) of the above responsibilities.
  • Served as the OFFICIAL SUPERVISOR, performing at least SIX(6) of the above responsibilities.
  • 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 writing in performing supervisory or leader work.**

Produced written products related to the work area of the position and the supervisory or lead responsibilities performed, such as: 1) performance evaluations, 2) monthly and annual reports, 3) study proposals, 4) project plans, 5) analyses of collections, budget and acquisitions, 6) published articles or papers, and 7) analyses related to information and research efforts. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job in a lead role. I am regularly the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • 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

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of library collections development.**

Applied knowledge of the principles and techniques of library collections development to direct all book selection activities in a library environment or research organization. This included performing the following tasks: 1) developed and recommended collections development policies; 2) established guidelines and procedures to research, develop, acquire, evaluate and approve the selection of books and magazines; 3) evaluated and gave final approval to librarians’ title selections for their breadth of appeal, duration of interest, and responsiveness to readers’ interests and needs; 4) developed strategies to add titles to a foreign language collection that appealed to non-English speaking readers and readers for whom English was a second language; 5) advised affiliated libraries, and organizations of and for the blind in the building of local collections.

Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job in a lead role. I am regularly the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • 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 and application of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science.

Applied professional knowledge of library and information management principles, concepts and techniques to manage functions and execute programs related to acquisitions, cataloging, or collection development. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job in a lead role. I am regularly the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • 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 analyze, plan, develop and/or execute library programs and projects.

Planned, developed and analyzed strategies necessary to execute library programs and projects, such as collection development and reference and research. Provided appropriate strategies to solve program and/or organizational and operational issues and problems. Answer to this question is required
  • I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task because of my expertise.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job in a lead role. I am regularly the person who is consulted by other workers to assist or train them in doing this task. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of my job. I have performed it independently and without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • 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.