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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 Ability to supervise, motivate, and lead a diverse workforce.**

Led, supervised and managed a diverse workforce 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 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 EIGHT (8), NINE (9) or TEN (10) of the above.
  • Exercised supervisory or team leader responsibilities including FIVE (5), SIX (6) or SEVEN (7) 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 plan and carry out an inventory management, circulation, cataloging, system administration, Interlibrary Loan and document fulfillment program in a library setting.**

Developed, administered, and performed the following in a library setting: 1) inventory management, 2) circulation, 3) cataloging, 4) system administration, 5) Interlibrary Loan, and 6) document fulfillment program, including an in-depth understanding of the needs of a wide variety of library constituents. Answer to this question is required
  • Developed, implemented, and/or managed a complex inventory management program in a research library which included inventory control, circulation, cataloging, system administration, Interlibrary Loan and document fulfillment services . Experience included in-depth knowledge of the Voyager Integrated Library System, specifically the Circulation, Cataloging and OPAC modules. Consistently set priorities, planned and coordinated work activities so that all program goals were met. Played a key role in developing inventory management and collections security policies.
  • Developed, implemented and/or managed a complex inventory management program in a research library which included inventory control, circulation, and cataloging. Experience included familiarity with an integrated library system with an emphasis on the circulation of library materials. Modified plans and prioritized activities to accommodate changes in timelines, deadlines, resources, etc. Played a minor role in contributing to the development and/or management of inventory management program policies.
  • Managed an inventory management program in a library which included inventory control, circulation, and cataloging. Recognized the importance of prioritizing necessary program activities; made necessary changes; monitored efforts to ensure successful program completion; and encouraged others participation in decision making.
  • 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 identify, analyze and resolve operational problems and develop solutions, particularly those related to inventory management, circulation, and collection security in a library setting.**

Anticipated, analyzed, developed, and planned the strategies necessary to coordinate and solve organizational and operational issues and problems related to inventory management, circulation, and collection security. 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 situation. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as an expert on several primary organization/agency programs developing solutions for inventory management, circulation, and collection security. Acted as a technical authority identifying, developing, and implementing solutions significantly affecting program development and administration, such as analyzing and evaluating regulations, organizational policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Served on several primary organization/agency programs developing solutions for inventory management, circulation, and collection security. Acted as a technical specialist implementing solutions significantly affecting program development and administration, such as analyzing and evaluating regulations, organizational policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • Implemented solutions for inventory management, circulation, and collection security affecting program development and administration, such as analyzing and evaluating regulations, organizational policies and procedures, and recommending appropriate solutions.
  • 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 lead working groups, task forces, projects, and committees.

Led various working groups, task forces, projects, and committees dealing with new technologies and policy development effecting public services and inventory management: 1) chairs and/or serves on various committees and task forces within an organization; 2) represents the organization and/or participates in conferences and seminars with officials of other government agencies, private institutions, and professional organizations; 3) manages project requirements and stakeholder expectations; 4) facilitates/leads discussions to work toward solutions; and 5) evaluates the impact of projects on other agency- or organization-wide activities. Answer to this question is required
  • As project leader for working groups, task forces and committees, led multiple projects at the organizational level and in doing so, completed ALL of the above.
  • As project leader for working groups and/or task forces and committees, led multiple projects at the department/division level and in doing so, completed FOUR(4) of the above.
  • As project leader for working groups and/or task forces and committees, led a project at the department/division level and in doing so, completed THREE (3) of the 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 provide consultation and liaison services.

Established and maintained cooperative work relationships to provide and exchange information and professional knowledge. This included developing and maintaining effective working relationships and information networks with various stakeholders internal and external to the organization on topics related to inventory management, circulation, cataloging, system administration, Interlibrary Loan and document fulfillment program in a library setting. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as a principal liaison for an organization and developed and maintained effective professional relationships among various partners, professional organizations, industry stakeholders, and other specialists to share information and coordinate business objectives. Developed and maintained close contact with professionals inside and outside of the organization to determine and incorporate best practices to assist in the development of standards, and communicate strategies, policies, and procedures to achieve mission goals. Presented and explained technical and specialized information to groups and persons inside and outside of the organization with various levels of understanding or knowledge of the subject(s) areas.
  • Served as a liaison for an organization and developed and maintained effective professional relationships to establish and maintain cooperative work relationships and share resources and information. Developed and maintained close contact with professionals inside and outside of the organization to determine and incorporate best practices to assist in the development of standards, and communicate strategies, policies, and procedures to achieve mission goals. Presented and explained technical or specialized information to groups and persons inside and outside the organization with various levels of understanding or knowledge of the subject(s) areas.
  • Developed and maintained effective professional and cooperative work relationships with persons inside and outside the organization to gather information and coordinate collaborative efforts to achieve mission goals. Presented information to groups and persons with a similar understanding of the subject area(s).
  • 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 communicate in writing.

Wrote clear, cogent, accurate and understandable work products to management, staff, and others. These documents include: 1) program progress/performance reports, 2) performance evaluations for subordinate staff, 3) counseling/personnel-related documents, 4) awards and commendations, 5) training documents, 6) procedural and policy documents, 7) work/program plan proposals, and 8) formal and informal correspondence. Answer to this question is required
  • Independently wrote ALL of the above documents to support the objectives of the organization.
  • Independently wrote SIX (6) or SEVEN (7) of the above documents to support the objectives of the organization.
  • Independently wrote FOUR (4) or FIVE (5) of the above documents to support the objectives of the organization.
  • 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 8000 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.