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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

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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 cataloging rules, practices and procedures. **

Applied knowledge of cataloging rules, practices and procedures to develop cataloging criteria to comply with established cataloging policy and changing fields of knowledge
Answer to this question is required
  • Applied extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of cataloging. For example: Performed the full range of cataloging activities in a variety of formats; developed national policies for major cataloging programs; provided guidance on the cataloging of the most difficult materials.
  • Applied in-depth knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of cataloging. For example: Performed the full range of cataloging activities in a variety of formats; resolved technical cataloging problems and advised catalogers and revisers in the application of the rules; organized and conducted discussions on cataloging matters.
  • Applied general knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of cataloging. For example: Performed cataloging activities by interpreting present and past cataloging rules.
  • 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 the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science.

Applied knowledge of library and information management principles, concepts, and techniques to manage collections and carry out library programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied extensive knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science, in order to manage library functions and/or programs. For example: coordinated the acquisitions and/or cataloging operations of a large size library collection and/or coordinated inventory work functions.
  • Applied in-depth knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science, in order to perform library functions and execute programs. For example: performed original cataloging in MARC format for a subject area or type of material for which models and criteria were usually available in the existing collection, determined disposition of materials for preservation, collection management, or retention by applying library collection development guidelines.
  • Applied general knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of library and information science in order to perform library functions and execute programs. For example: developed library guides for frequently asked questions concerning library services, general reference questions, or use of general interest databases.
  • 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 use integrated library systems, applications, or other information technologies

Utilized various technologies to catalog library materials in order to carry out library functions: 1) Voyager cataloging module, 2) Classification Web, 3) classification and subject proposal systems, 4) Cataloger’s Desktop, 5) RDA Toolkit, and 6) Microsoft Office Suite. Answer to this question is required
  • Have proficiency in using ALL of the above systems and applications to catalog library materials
  • Have proficiency in using FIVE (5) of the above systems and applications, including item 1, to catalog library materials.
  • Have proficiency in using FOUR (4) of the above systems and applications, including item 1, to catalog library materials.
  • 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 communicate in writing.**

Produced various written documents, including: 1) reports; 2) descriptive or subject memoranda or transmittals; 3) compilations and syntheses of information and data; 4) professional email correspondence; 5) reference responses; 6) presentations; 7) professional publications, and 8) technical documents. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently wrote ALL of the above types of documents. In doing so, applied professional techniques, including the use of style and citation guides, the application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage and tailored the information to match the technical level of the audience.
  • Independently wrote SEVEN (7) of the above types of documents. In doing so, applied professional techniques including the use of style and citation guides; the application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage and tailored the information to match the technical level of the audience.
  • Independently wrote FIVE (5) or SIX (6) of the above types of documents. In doing so, applied professional techniques including the use of style and citation guides; the application of correct grammar, punctuation and word usage and tailored the information to match the technical level of the audience.
  • 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, coordinate, and evaluate projects.


Planned, coordinated, and evaluated library-related projects. Answer to this question is required
  • Planned, developed, carried out, and evaluated specialized library and information projects and services to support the organization's operations.
  • Carried out and evaluated overall library and information projects to support the organization's operations.
  • Carried out library and information projects to support the organization's operations.
  • 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 Ability to interact collaboratively with others to provide consultation and liaison services.**


Provided consultation or performed liaison services 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. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with individuals inside and outside of the organization, including national and international partners, and provided information on a variety of fields of library science.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with individuals inside and outside of the organization, and provided technical information in the fields of librarianship and cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with individuals inside the organization, and provided technical information in the fields of librarianship and cataloging.
  • 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.