Librarian (Acquisitions)


Vacancy ID: 829767   Announcement Number: 13-DE-829767-BLS   USAJOBS Control Number: 338074700

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 829767


1. Title of Job

Librarian (Acquisitions)
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

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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

If you are not entitled to veteran's preference, mark "No preference claimed." Except for disabled veterans, (1) those who entered active duty on or after October 15, 1976, and before September 8, 1980, must have an authorized campaign badge; OR, (2) those who enlisted after September 7, 1980, or entered on active duty (through means other than enlistment) on or after October 14, 1982, must have (a) completed at least 24 months of continuous, active duty service AND have served in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR, (b) have served at least one day during the period for which a campaign medal has been authorized; OR (b) have served at least one day during the period of 08/02/90 through 01/02/92 AND have 24 months of continuous, active duty service, or been a reservist activated during that period. Persons who returned from military service at the rank of major, lieutenant commander, or higher are not entitled to veteran's preference except as disabled veterans.


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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 Acquisitions

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP).

Note: To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation. Refer to the "Benefits/Other" section for additional information and instructions.

 


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.
B. I have a total of at least five (5) years of a combination of college-level education, training and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles and techniques of professional librarianship; knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.
C. My education does not match any of the choices above.

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.
B. I possess two (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 possess a combination of graduate education (as described in choice B above) and experience (as described in choice A above) that when totaled together equal 100%.
D. My level of employment is not described above.

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.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedure.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by 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. 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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