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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

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 Ability to read, write, and communicate in Spanish and English.**

Communicated professional or technical information in Spanish and English. Communicated activities including reading, writing, speaking, and translating at a level sufficient to identify bibliographic elements and/or acquire material in all formats.

Answer to this question is required
  • Has experience reading, writing, and communicating in Spanish and English in a professional environment with the fluency and familiarity of a native speaker in the performance of the following types of activities: reading, writing, speaking, and translating into and from English in performing acquisitions, cataloging, research or related activities.
  • Has experience communicating in Spanish and English in a professional environment. Communication activities include reading, writing, speaking OR translating from English while performing acquisitions, cataloging, research, or related activities.
  • Has experience or college-level competency, communicating in Spanish and English in performing acquisitions, cataloging, research, or related activities. Experience must include ability to read and speak effectively in English.
  • 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 library cataloging and/or acquisitions rules, practices, and procedures.**

Used knowledge of library cataloging, and/or acquisition rules, practices, and/or procedures to perform library functions in a professional setting.

Answer to this question is required
  • Has experience in the professional application of library cataloging rules, practices and procedures and has demonstrated expertise in a number of cataloging activities (e.g. creating cataloging records and subject and classification proposals; resolving challenging cataloging problems; recommending updates and/or changes to policies and procedures). In addition, has knowledge and/or experience with acquisitions activities.
  • Has knowledge of library cataloging rules, practices and procedures and has applied experience cataloging. In addition, has some knowledge and/or experience with acquisitions activities.
  • Has knowledge or college-level proficiency in library cataloging and/or acquisitions rules, practices and procedures.
  • 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.**

Used integrated library systems and library technology to perform library functions in a professional setting.

Answer to this question is required
  • Has experience using integrated library systems and technologies to perform library functions including cataloging AND acquisitions.
  • Has experience using integrated library systems and technologies to perform library functions including cataloging OR acquisitions.
  • Has experience applying knowledge of and/or college-level proficiency using integrated library systems and/technologies to perform library functions.
  • 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 Knowledge of the culture and/or civilization of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

Used knowledge of the culture and/or civilization of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean to perform library activities.

Answer to this question is required
  • Has applied in-depth knowledge of and has taken coursework pertaining to the culture and/or civilization of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean in a professional setting.
  • Has applied general knowledge of and has taken coursework pertaining to the culture and/or civilization of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean in a professional or academic setting.
  • Has applied basic knowledge of the culture and/or civilization of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
  • 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 organize, analyze, and interpret data related to cataloging and/or acquiring library materials.

Organized, analyzed, and interpreted data to catalog and/or acquire library materials. Resolved issues related to these assignments.

Answer to this question is required
  • Independently organized and analyzed information and materials, as well as interpreted and processed data to ensure accessibility and compliance with established protocols. Resolved issues related to these assignments.
  • With minimal supervision, organized information and materials, as well as interpreted and processed data to ensure accessibility and compliance with established protocols. Resolved problems and communicated results.
  • Under close supervision, organized information and materials and/or interpreted and processed data to maintain accessibility and compliance with established protocols. Resolved problems and communicated results.
  • 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 effectively in writing.

Produced various written documents, including: 1) reports; 2) descriptive 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. Please provide the particulars in which you produced these documents.

Answer to this question is required
  • Independently or with minimal supervision wrote ALL of the above 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 or with minimal supervision or collaboratively wrote FOUR (4) to SEVEN (7) of the above 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.
  • Wrote AT LEAST THREE (3) of the above documents for review by a supervisor or higher graded specialist. 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.
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 interact collaboratively with others to provide consultation and liaison services.

Provided consultation or performed liaison duties 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 colleagues within an organization and national and/or international partners, and provided specialized and/or technical information in the fields of library acquisitions and/or cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationships with colleagues within an organization and provided specialized or technical information in the fields of library acquisitions and/or cataloging.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, communicating specialized or technical information in a professional and/or an academic setting.
  • 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.)
  • 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.