The Vacancy Identification Number is: 829767
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1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your experience as it directly relates to this position.A. I have one (1) full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree.
2. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your experience as it directly relates to this position.A. I have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/SK-07 grade level in the Federal service; which includes knowledge of the principles, concepts and techniques of library science; basic knowledge of acquisitions procedures and regulations such as the Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR); interacting with vendors and Commission staff, in writing and personally, to develop contracts and purchases relating to print and electronic information products and services; identifying and selecting literature in assigned formats; creating and maintaining acquisitions records; responding to questions or comments regarding library policies and procedures; providing access to information resources through utilization of various automated library systems and assisting a senior librarian.
For each task, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
3. Responds to a wide range of user requests for information.
4. Participates in formulating plans for collection management, in support of the information needs of the Commission.
5. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the subject areas of the library's collection.
6. Searches and locates information from a variety of sources and electronic databases.
7. Serves as a member of the Acquisitions Committee, evaluating information requests and selecting information products and services.
8. Acquires information resources, as assigned, for agency staff nationwide.
9. Works closely and communicates effectively with users throughout the acquisitions process, including requestors, vendors, technical, procurement and legal staff.
10. Works with SEC staff to clarify and understand information requirements.
11. Works with vendors to understand the products and options available.
12. Based on guidance provided by a senior librarian, creates or updates portions of written procedures.
13. Knowledge of current library technology trends, issues and practices.
14. Applies critical thinking to organizing and prioritizing work.
15. Applies established practices, workflow processes and procedures.
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