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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 Knowledge of manuscript collections.**

Applied knowledge of manuscript collections related to Americana in a library, museum or archives by 1) delivering talks and providing instruction on how to locate and access archival resources relating to U.S. history, 2) providing onsite and remote reference or research services related to manuscript collections, 3) developing expertise in one or more areas of U.S. history through use of archival and manuscript sources, 4) writing reports, articles, and blog posts showcasing the repository’s holdings and their research value, 5) arranging and processing manuscript collections for research use, 6) recommending for acquisition personal papers and organizational records, and 7) promoting the use of the repository’s collections in books, articles, documentaries, and exhibitions. Answer to this question is required
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of manuscript collections related to Americana to execute a broad range of library, museum or archival reference and research functions and programs, including SIX (6) or SEVEN (7) of the above.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of manuscript collections related to Americana to execute a range of library, museum or archival reference and research functions and programs, including FIVE (5) of the above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manuscript collections related to Americana to execute a range of library, museum or archival reference and research functions and programs, including FOUR (4) of the 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 Ability to lead and supervise a diverse workforce.**

Led, supervised and managed a diverse workforce at a government, corporate, academic, or nonprofit library or archival organization and, in so doing, performed the following activities: 1) planned/assigned work, 2) set/adjusted short-term work priorities, 3) ensured production and accuracy requirements were met, 4) evaluated work performance including recommending performance standards and ratings, 5) approved and disapproved leave requests, 6) interviewed candidates for positions, 7) heard and resolved employee complaints, 8) identified developmental/training needs, 9) communicated organizational policies to staff, 10) found ways to improve production quality and maximize employee potential, and 11) created and fostered a culture encouraging diversity and high standards of ethics.
Answer to this question is required
  • Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including ALL of the above.
  • Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including NINE (9) or TEN (10) of the above.
  • Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including SEVEN (7) or EIGHT (8) of the above.
  • 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
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Ability to plan, establish, and direct a library or archival reference and research program**

Planned, established, and directed a program to provide manuscript/archival reference/research services to meet the needs of a varied clientele. Performed the following: 1) established policies/directed in-person/remote reference services, 2) analyzed/responded to questions related to archival resources, 3) acquired/provided inventory control of reference materials, 4) oversaw circulation of rare collections internally/from offsite storage, 5) took steps to preserve collection items, 6) developed/implemented/evaluated policies for the use/duplication/security of rare, fragile, and unique items, 7) identified/implemented new services and technologies to expand access/improve user experiences, 8) determined policies/procedures for access to restricted materials, including classified documents, and 9) created a framework for research activities, priorities, and resources in a library or archives. Answer to this question is required
  • Planned, established, directed, and evaluated an overall library reference and research program to support strategic objectives. Performed ALL of the above tasks for a large government, corporate, academic, or nonprofit library or archival organization.
  • Planned, established, and directed a specialized library and information program and services to support an organization's operations. Performed SEVEN (7) or EIGHT (8) of the above tasks for a large government, corporate, academic, or nonprofit library or archival organization.
  • Directed an existing library and information program to support an organization's mission and business objectives. Performed FIVE (5) or SIX (6) of the above tasks for a large agency or cultural institution.
  • 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 plan and carry out library and archival programs in an automated environment.

Planned, developed, implemented, maintained, and evaluated a variety of new, enhanced or established automated tools, technologies, and metadata standards to carry out library and archival functions and deliver research and reference services to patrons. This includes integrated library systems, circulation and collection management systems, digital curation applications, Encoded Archival Description (EAD) software and applications, general office software, and enterprise solutions for developing and sharing online subject guides and other digital web presentations and reference aids.
Answer to this question is required
  • Applied in-depth knowledge of automated tools, technologies, and metadata standards to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate overall automated library and archival information programs to support strategic objectives.
  • Applied knowledge of automated tools, technologies, and metadata standards to implemented automated library and archival information programs to support an organization's mission and business objectives.
  • Applied knowledge of automated tools, technologies, and metadata standards to evaluate specialized automated library and information programs and services to support the organization's operations.
  • 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 communicate in writing.

Wrote clear, cogent, accurate, well-organized, and understandable work products communicating complex and specialized issues related to information services and archival management. This included targeting the amount, form, depth and level of detail, and content of the information to the needs of the receiver/audience. Examples include: (1) policies and procedures, (2) strategic planning documents, (3) annual reports, (4) memoranda and external correspondence, (5) analyses and reports related to reference services, (6) technical proposals, (7) statistical reports, (8) budget documentation, 9) historical analyses and collection-based research reports, and 10) performance management documents. Answer to this question is required
  • As a principal author, independently wrote ALL OF THE ABOVE of the above documents.
  • As a principal author, independently wrote EIGHT (8) OR NINE (9) of the above documents.
  • As principal author, independently wrote SIX (6) or SEVEN (7) of the above documents.
  • 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.

Worked, cooperated, and developed professional relationships with others inside and outside the organization to accomplish goals, motivate and influence others to utilize programs and services, and articulate problems and issues within a library, archives, information center, or research organization. This included actively seeking others' input, contributing own expertise, experiences, and capabilities, and presenting information to groups and/or individuals related to the organization’s collections, programs, or policies.
Answer to this question is required
  • Coordinated and/or integrated the work of a wide variety of participants when there are significant major advancements or issues in the program area or subject matter field of the position. Summarized, interpreted, and related information on difficult or misunderstood policy questions. Performed work as a technical authority in a program area. Met and dealt with the public, news media, and/or representatives of professional organizations.
  • Summarized, interpreted, and related information on difficult or misunderstood policy questions. Performed work as a technical authority in a program area. Met and dealt with the public, news media, and/or representatives of professional organizations.
  • Met and dealt with the public, news media, and/or representatives of professional organizations.
  • 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.