Librarian


Vacancy ID: 736359   Announcement Number: EA21410-11-736359K4423630   USAJOBS Control Number: 325249200

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The Vacancy Identification Number is:  736359
1. Title of Job

Librarian
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

Have you received any Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) from the Federal Government within the last 5 years?


8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

List any campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received.   Examples:  Southwest Asia Service Medal, Purple Heart, etc (limited to 300 characters)
15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

If currently active duty in the U.S. Military, provide anticipated date of separation/retirement or start of terminal leave (mm/dd/yyyy):
Type of Discharge:
If retired from the military provide your rank and the date of retirement:
If retired because of a service connected disability, transferred to the permanent disability retirement list, or currently receiving compensation for a service connected disability,  indicate the percentage of the disability:
Date of your last VA letter or other Armed Forces Disability Letter (mm/dd/yyyy):
16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Librarian

21. Geographic Availability

512010153 Quantico, VA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Please accurately identify your level of experience and demonstrated capability when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy. You will be asked at the end of this questionnaire to certify your entire application as true and accurate.

The following section is used to determine your eligibility for appointment and referral consideration. Please indicate those eligibilities for which you are eligible and would like to be considered. You will only be considered under eligibilities that you select and provide requested supporting information either below or within your resume. If you do not meet at least one of the eligibilities below, you are not eligible to be considered for this position. For additional information, definitions and supporting documentation requirements see the list of appointing eligibilities listed at http://www.public.navy.mil/donhr/Employment/CivJobOpps/Documents/ApplicantChecklist_Merit.pdf. Please note that documentation (e.g., SF-50s or DD-214s) will be requested if you are selected to verify your eligibility.

1. Current Permanent Federal Civilian Employee - I am currently employed as a permanent career or career-conditional (Tenure 1 or 2 in box 24 of SF-50) federal employee in the competitive service (SF-50 will show a 1 in box 34) or , I am currently on a permanent Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) (SF-50 will show a 2 in box 34). Note: Your resume MUST include your position title, pay plan, series, grade level, agency worked for and dates of employment for all applicable federal work experiences.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable, OR I do not wish to be considered under this eligibility.

2. Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) - I am a veteran who served substantially 3 or more years of continuous active duty in the military - OR - I am a preference eligible; AND I was discharged under honorable conditions. Visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx for veterans' preference eligibility requirements. Note: Ensure that you have answered all applicable veterans’ questions in both the Eligibility Information and Other Information sections of this questionnaire.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable, OR I do not wish to be considered under this eligibility.

3. Military Spouse under Executive Order 13473 - I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces.

A. Yes, I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who has been issued orders for a permanent change of station (PCS) within the past two years, and I am indicated on the PCS orders; and I have been married to the military member on, or prior to the date of my spouse's PCS orders; and I am relocating with my spouse to the new duty location; and I have not been appointed using this authority under these orders.
B. Yes, I am the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who retired with a disability rating at the time of retirement of 100%; or retired or separated from the armed Forces and has a disability rating of 100% from the Dept of Veterans Affairs.
C. Yes, I am the un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the Armed Forces killed while in active duty status.
D. Not applicable, OR I do not wish to be considered under this eligibility.

If you answered Yes under A, please provide the following information in this block: 1) city, state or country of new duty station, AND 2) date of your sponsor’s PCS orders.

4. PPP Military Spouse - I am registered in the DoD Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference Program (Program S) for the series, grade and location covered by this announcement.

A. Yes
B. Not Applicable

5. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) - I am a current or former federal employee displaced from a position in a Non-DoD federal agency (e.g., IRS, VA, Dept of Labor, etc.) in the same local commuting area of the vacancy. I have a current (or last) performance rating of record of at least fully successful or the equivalent. Applicants eligible under ICTAP are provided priority selection for vacancies within the local commuting area for which they apply and are well qualified. NOTE: If you indicate "yes" for this statement, you must submit copies of the appropriate documentation, such as a reduction in force (RIF) separation notice, SF-50 reflecting your RIF separation, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area. You must also submit documentation to reflect your current (or last) performance rating of record.

A. Yes
B. Not applicable, OR I do not wish to be considered under this eligibility.

1. To qualify for Librarian GS-1410-09 your qualifications must include

A. I have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in the level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the GS-07 in the Federal Service that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:

• Experience providing reference and research services in an academic, public or special library environment to a variety of clientele
• Experience locating and analyzing resources such as; databases, online resources, web-pages, print resources and electronic journals to provide the most appropriate information for the customer's needs
• Experience refering patrons to appropriate information resources including in, the Internet and government and commercial databases

B. I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's in library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B. or J.D., related to the position.
C. I have a combination of education and experience as described in A and B above.
D. I do not meet the requirements described above.

2. To qualify for Librarian GS-1410-11 your qualifications must include

A. I have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent in the level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the GS-09 in the Federal Service that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as:

• Experience providing advanced or specialized reference and research assistance to library clientele
• Experience using effective research methods and techniques to locate and provide access to of library information resources
• Experience serving as a subject matter expert with difficult research problems
• Experience developing library resource briefs and bibliographies of resources
• Experience in instructing clientele, either individually or in groups, in effective research methods and techniques, and use of information resources
• Experience in developing and providing customized, interactive library briefings and/or web-based training

B. I have 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in library science or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position
C. I have a combination of education and experience as described in A and B above
D. I do not meet the requirements described above

Applicants will choose their responses (A-E) to the task statements from the list below that best describes their experience and/or training.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.

B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not performed it on the job.

C- I have performed this task on the job and my work was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.

D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without the review of a supervisor or senior employee.

E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Provide reference and research assistance to library clientele

4. Employ innovative use of technology in support of reference, instruction and electronic access to library resources

5. Locate information that is specialized or technical in nature, from a wide variety of published and unpublished sources, electronic data bases and web-based resources.

6. Employ in-house resources, the Internet, government and fee-based databases and resources owned by the library to assist clientele

7. Instruct clientele in effective research methods and techniques in the use of information resources

8. Develop customized library resource briefs & web pages, interactive web-based or in-person training, bibliographies of resources, and other teaching aids including annotating and evaluating material

9. Develop library bibliographies of resources and other teaching aids including annotating and evaluating material

10. Maintain current and new products and services as well as recommend changes

11. Apply collection development theories and practices to library tasks

12. Evaluate reference collection as well as subject areas in the overall library collections and resources

13. Select new materials in any format or recommend items to be withdrawn in the library

14. Participates in working group evaluations and annual review of the Collection Development Plan

15. Assist faculty on collection development and weeding

16. Please take this opportunity to review your ratings to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

• Understand this statement
• Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
• Verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability

Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated low and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No. I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.