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Vacancy Details

Grade: 13

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 Armenia and its historical neighbors.**

Applied extensive knowledge of the culture, history, literature, political science, economy, social sciences, and international relations of Armenia and its historical neighbors as depicted in a library’s collection to perform research or provide reference services to customers. Answer to this question is required
  • Have extensive experience performing research or providing reference services using information resources in all media, reference and locator tools to address very complex customer information needs for the full range of Armenian materials represented in a library’s collection.
  • Have significant experience performing research or providing reference services using information resources in all media, reference and locator tools to address customer information needs for Armenian materials in a library’s collection.
  • Have experience performing research using information resources in all media, reference and locator tools to address customer information needs for Armenian materials in a library’s collection.
  • 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 English and Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable.**

Communicated professional and/or technical information in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable to perform research, reference and/or collection development services, including reading, writing, speaking, and/or ‎translating ‎into English. Answer to this question is required
  • Has extensive experience communicating fluently in English and Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable. This includes routinely reading, writing, speaking, and translating between Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable and English with advanced or near-native fluency to perform reference, research, and collections development-related activities.
  • Has experience communicating fluently in English and Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable. This includes reading, writing, speaking and translating between Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable and English to perform reference, or research activities.
  • Has experience communicating fluently in English and Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable.
  • 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 provide reference and research services.

Provided reference and research services to patrons in-person and online. This includes: (1) conducting reference and/or research interviews; (2) evaluating user requirements and formulating and executing search strategies; (3) orienting users to collection resources and services; (4) providing research strategies and instruction; (5) creating or publishing research guides or studies in the field; and (6) curating exhibits or displays in the subject fields. Answer to this question is required
  • Have experience in providing at least FIVE (5) of these work activities: (1) conducting reference and/or research interviews; (2) evaluating user requirements and formulating and executing search strategies; (3) orienting users to collection resources and services; (4) providing research strategies and instruction; (5) creating or publishing research guides or studies in the field; and (6) curating exhibits or displays. (Experience examples can include teaching, internships, publishing in the subject field.)
  • Have experience in providing at least FOUR (4) of the work activities listed above.
  • Have experience in providing at least THREE (3) work activities listed above.
  • 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 develop and manage library collections in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian desirable.

Developed and managed library collections in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian optional. This included: (1) developing collection overviews and collection policy guidelines; (2) identifying gaps in current acquisitions and making authoritative recommendations on new collection items; (3) identifying materials requiring preservation, including reformatting and working with preservation experts to decide upon treatment; and (4) determining the quality and usefulness of materials and recommending their retention or removal. Answer to this question is required
  • Has INDEPENDENTLY developed and managed library collections in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian optional. In doing so, has performed ALL of the work activities listed above.
  • Has INDEPENDENTLY developed and managed library collections in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian optional. In doing so, has performed AT LEAST THREE (3) of the above.
  • While under direct supervision, developed and managed library collections in Modern Armenian, with Georgian and Classical Armenian optional. In doing so, has completed AT LEAST TWO (2) of 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 Ability to use integrated library systems, library applications, or other information technologies.

Utilized integrated library systems and/or web scale discovery services and other technologies sufficient to carry out library or research functions; deliver customer services; and improve the efficiency of the work. This included: (1) searching, filtering, extracting, and merging information from library catalogs, databases, and data sources; (2) managing information using collaborative online tools; (3) disseminating and providing access to information; (4) designing, creating, populating, and maintaining tools for managing quantitative and qualitative information; (5) creating subject guides; and (6) aggregating and presenting information to respond to user needs. Answer to this question is required
  • Have extensive experience utilizing integrated library systems, web scale discovery services, and other technologies and INDEPENDENTLY executed THE MOST COMPLEX library reference and research services in a library or equivalent professional setting. Served as a recognized expert inside and outside the institution.
  • Have EXPERTISE in INDEPENDENTLY applying knowledge of integrated library systems, web scale discovery services, and other technologies to execute THE MOST COMPLEX library reference and research services in a library or equivalent professional setting (e.g., served as a resource for others on these tools and technologies; responsible for a project; taught a class).
  • Have EXTENSIVE experience in INDEPENDENTLY applying knowledge of integrated library systems, web scale discovery services, and other technologies to execute ROUTINE library reference and research services in a library or equivalent professional setting.
  • 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 provide consultation or liaison duties.

Provided consultation and briefings, performed liaison duties, organized public programs, events and exhibits, as well as and initiated new and maintained existing work relationships to help solve problems, interact collaboratively on projects, and exchange and provide information and knowledge to persons inside and outside of the organization. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with librarians, cooperative partners, and other specialists within and outside the organization in order to share resources and information in librarianship and other relevant fields. Served as a liaison to working groups and represented the agency at conferences, seminars, and/or exhibits.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues and cooperative partners within and outside the organization in order to provide specialized or technical reference information in librarianship and other relevant fields and serve as a liaison to working groups and represent the agency.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with individuals within and outside the organization to provide reference information in librarianship and other relevant fields.
  • 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 communicate in writing.

Produced a variety of written documents such as subject guides, publications, papers, reports, and correspondence. Answer to this question is required
  • Researched, analyzed and wrote AUTHORITATIVE papers or reports RECOGNIZED INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE INSTITUTION (e.g., peer-reviewed articles) in support of programs and projects. Wrote documents to clients inside and outside the organization to answer THE MOST COMPLEX reference and research questions related to Armenia and relevant regions.
  • Researched, analyzed and wrote papers or reports in support of programs or projects. Wrote documents to clients inside and outside the organization to answer COMPLEX reference and research questions related to Armenia.
  • Researched, analyzed and wrote papers or reports in support of programs or projects. Wrote documents to answer reference and research requests related to Armenia.
  • 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 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
17 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