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Vacancy Details

Grade: 12

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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 Ability to apply knowledge of cataloging rules, procedures and practices.**

Applied knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of librarianship in cataloging a full range of original cataloging duties for a variety of materials or subject-area following national standards (e.g. PCC) on automated systems (e.g. Voyager, OCLC). This includes the ability to perform ORIGINAL AND COMPLEX COPY CATALOGING for general and popular materials in a variety of subjects, media (e.g., audiobooks, braille, electronic resources). Answer to this question is required
  • As a cataloging librarian, demonstrated expertise in independently executing ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS: 1) created and revised bibliographic records, authority records, supplying MARC tags, indicators, subfield codes, and delimiters; 2) established new personal and corporate names and uniform titles, with appropriate cross-references, for inclusion in the name authority file; 3) selected classification numbers (e.g. Dewey Decimal Classification); 4) assigned Library of Congress Subject Headings to catalog entries; 5) performed research in online databases, the Internet and the collections of the library; 6) interpreted present and past cataloging rules; 7) identified the need for revision to existing procedures, devised, implemented and monitored new procedures; and 8) performed the full range of original and complex copy cataloging duties utilizing helper applications (e.g. MarcEdit).
  • As a cataloging librarian, demonstrated expertise in independently executing tasks SIX OR SEVEN OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS: 1) created and revised bibliographic records, authority records, supplying MARC tags, indicators, subfield codes, and delimiters; 2) established new personal and corporate names and uniform titles, with appropriate cross-references, for inclusion in the name authority file; 3) selected classification numbers (e.g. Dewey Decimal Classification); 4) assigned Library of Congress Subject Headings to catalog entries; 5) performed research in online databases, the Internet and the collections of the library; 6) interpreted present and past cataloging rules; 7) identified the need for revision to existing procedures, devised, implemented and monitored new procedures; and 8) performed the full range of original and complex copy cataloging duties utilizing helper applications (e.g. MarcEdit).
  • As a cataloging librarian, demonstrated expertise in independently executing tasks FOUR OR FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING TASKS: 1) created and revised bibliographic records, authority records, supplying MARC tags, indicators, subfield codes, and delimiters; 2) established new personal and corporate names and uniform titles, with appropriate cross-references, for inclusion in the name authority file; 3) selected classification numbers (e.g. Dewey Decimal Classification); 4) assigned Library of Congress Subject Headings to catalog entries; 5) performed research in online databases, the Internet and the collections of the library; 6) interpreted present and past cataloging rules; 7) identified the need for revision to existing procedures, devised, implemented and monitored new procedures; and 8) performed the full range of original and complex copy cataloging duties utilizing helper applications (e.g. MarcEdit).
  • 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 integrated library systems, library applications, and other information technologies.**

Utilized knowledge of trends in library and information science, integrated library systems and other emerging library technologies to execute library functions and provide customer service. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied expert knowledge of integrated library systems and technology capabilities to execute significant library operations and programs (e.g. assisted in the implementation of an upgrade or new module to an integrated library system.)
  • Applied a high level of knowledge of integrated library systems and technology capabilities to execute existing library operations and programs (e.g. improved upon existing library systems through the creation or application of new techniques or tools, such as the development of new macros to improve upon library functions or services.)
  • Applied knowledge of basic integrated library systems and library technologies in existing library operations and programs (e.g. assisted patrons or staff with troubleshooting technological problems.)
  • 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 library and information science principles, concepts, tools and techniques to perform library functions and carry out library programs.

Applied professional knowledge of library and information science principles, concepts, tools and techniques to perform library functions and carry out library programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the principles, concepts, tools and techniques of library and information science applied to more than one major library function or program for a large or very specialized library environment or organization (e.g. cataloged items according to library standards; searched for items in library catalogs and electronic databases for purposes of acquisition or research; provided reference services including directing users to appropriate sources in other libraries and organizations).
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of principles, concepts, tools and techniques of library science and information applied to one specialized library function or program (e.g. developed knowledge of terminology and research trends in a subject area and used relevant databases to provide reference services).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles, concepts, tools and techniques of library science applied to established library functions or programs (e.g. applied established practices and techniques to locate source material in response to reference questions).
  • 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 8000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to provide consultation or liaison services.

Provided consultation, performed liaison duties, and maintained 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 for the purpose of professional development. Conducted tours, workshops, and/or orientation sessions for staff and visitors, and represented the organization at conferences, seminars, and/or exhibits.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues and cooperative partners within and outside the organization and provided specialized or technical reference information in librarianship and other relevant fields for the purpose of professional development.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, communicating specialized or technical reference information in a professional and/or an academic setting for the purpose of professional development.
  • 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 identify, analyze and resolve organizational and operational problems and develop solutions to improve business performance.

Anticipated, analyzed, developed, and planned the strategies necessary to coordinate and solve organizational and operational issues and problems. This included the ability to seek, logically examine, analyze, interpret, and synthesize information from different sources; generate and evaluate reasonable alternative solutions and the implications, consequences, and benefits of choosing each alternative; select the most promising alternative or course of action; and commit to action, even in uncertain situations. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a recognized expert on several primary agency programs developing program goals and objectives. Acted as a technical authority performing a key role in resolving issues significantly affecting program development and administration, such as analyzing and evaluating regulations, organizational policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Served as an expert on an agency program developing program goals and objectives. Acted as a technical specialist performing a key role in resolving issues affecting program development and administration, such as analyzing and evaluating requirements, policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Assisted with the development of program goals and objectives. Developed program evaluation strategies/methodologies to solve organizational and operational issues.
  • 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.