Librarian


Vacancy ID: 1843934   Announcement Number: WTEF160565871843934D   USAJOBS Control Number: 458599600

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 1843934


1. Title of Job

Librarian


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
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

How did you find out about this position?  Your response will help us to focus future recruitment efforts to areas which work well to reach talented applicants.
822 Army Civilian Service website (www.armycivilianservice.com)
823 USAJOBS website (www.usajobs.gov)
824 Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook (please identify social media source in the box below)
825 Another internet source (please identify internet source in the box below)
826 Job supervisor
827 An Army employee, not the position supervisor
828 Job Fair (please identify job fair location in the box below)
829 School Placement/Career Office
830 Employment Office
831 Advertisement (please identify advertisement source in the box below)

Please use the box below to provide any additional information, or to identify where or from whom you first heard about the vacancy if your source is not listed above. 
12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

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16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select the occupational specialty code. The specialty code for this position is 001. Please note that you must select the specialty code before proceeding to the next question.


001 Librarian

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


482437027 Fort Hood, TX

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 vacancy announcement 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. Thank you for your interest in a Librarian position with Department of the Army. Your resume and the responses you provide to this assessment questionnaire will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit your application.
All librarians must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of a Librarian at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have completed one full academic year of graduate study in library science from an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree. (NOTE: You must attach a copy of your transcripts with this application package for verification.) OR

B. I have a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, you must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

C. I do not possess the education and/or experience as stated above.

2. Select the one statement that best described the experience you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform the work of Librarian at the GS-12 grade level, or equivalent pay grade, in the Federal Service.

A. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal service performing duties which included serving as a medical reference and systems librarian providing information services, to include reference, research, reader advisory, and instruction specializing in health oriented subject areas such as medicine, nursing, dentistry, allied health, and health care administration, but also in general subjects, scientific and technical areas to support a wide variety of academic programs.

B. I do not possess the experience described above

This position has requirements which must be met prior to employment, and conditions for continued employment. Your answers to the questions in this section will indicate your understanding of, or possession of, these requirements and conditions.

A- Yes.
B- No.

3. This position requires a pre-employment physical. Are you willing to complete a pre-employment physical?

For each of the following items, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your education and/or experience.

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 procedures.
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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Perform public service duties, such as complex reference activities, locating uniquely difficult interlibrary loan sources, on-line and CD-ROM bibliographic searching, or library instruction services.

5. Direct the operations of a library to provide informational and educational support to the medical community.

6. Manage the information programs by establishing and interpreting policies regarding reference and research, material selection, etc.

7. Monitor the library system by researching/acquiring new technologies to improve library productivity.

8. Perform a full range of cataloging duties for a variety of materials to ensure appropriate library organization and work flow.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

9. Formulate library funding requirements by reviewing planned purchases and expenditures.

10. Obtain additional funding to support non-funded projects.

11. Develop staffing plans for inclusion in budget formulation to ensure adequate workforce levels.

12. Evaluate vendor services in terms of cost-effective service.

13. Formulate long-range planning for new and/or enhanced services (i.e., automation upgrades and upgraded physical facilities) to provide most up-to-date services to the clientele.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

14. Use a variety of on-line databases (medical, nursing, dental and biological sciences) to provide for the informational needs of the total medical, research, and/or academic community.

15. Conduct on-line research in support of direct patient care, clinical research, and educational assignments at the request of professional clientele.

16. Analyze client needs to retrieve data or conduct analysis of research information to provide solutions to management or patient care problems.

17. Provide one-on-one instruction to health care providers in the of CD-ROM software/hardware for end user searching.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

18. Maintain and review all systems, methods, practices, or procedures required to provide library services in accordance with established policies, guidelines, and law.

19. Maintain stock of library book that are current and/or relevant to support education requirements or the mission of the medical center.

20. Develops the library's collection to fit the diverse programs and differences of users.

21. Make recommendation regarding initiation or continuation of journal subscriptions to maintain accountability of the library's collection.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

For EACH task, choose the statement that best describes your experience and/or training. Please note that your answers will be verified against the information you provided in your resume.

22. Instruct clientele in how best to make use of library resources.

23. Provide training in end-user search systems to enable clientele to utilize the library effectively.

24. Serves on the Information Management Taskforce formed to establish and maintain a hospital-wide information management plans.

25. Recommend changes or new interpretations for innovative information policies, programs and approaches to keep library resources up-to-date.

26. Promote cooperation/resource sharing through participation in consortia, or regional and national professional associations to ensure most up-to-date resources are available to the library patrons.

For each response of "E" above, please indicate what position(s) on your resume supports this response (such as title, organization & date). If you fail to include this information, your application will be considered incomplete and you will be removed from consideration for this position.

27. Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy.

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 lower 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