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Job Title:Supervisory Librarian

Department:Executive Office Of The President

Agency:Office of Administration

Job Announcement Number:OA-13-17-GT-MP

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 28, 2013 to Tuesday, March 12, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1410-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Few vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

JOB SUMMARY:

Begin a challenging and exciting career with the Executive Office of the President (EOP) providing support to the President of the United States. 

The EOP has responsibility for tasks ranging from communicating the President's message to the American people to promoting our trade interests abroad.  The EOP is comprised of the White House, Executive Residence, Office of the Vice President, Office of the United States Trade Representatives, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Office of Management and Budget, National Security Staff, Council on Environmental Quality, Council of Economic Advisers, and the Office of Administration.  The Office of Administration (OA) provides a full array of customer-based services to the EOP.  To learn more about OA, please visit http://www.WhiteHouse.gov/OA.

 

This position is located in the Executive Office of the President (EOP), Office of Administration (OA), Office of the Chief of Operations Services (OCOS), Library and Research Services Division (LRSD).  Incumbent serves as Branch Chief for the LRSD which provides personalized research services and access to information resources needed by officials and staff of the EOP.

 

**Notice:  More than one selection may be made within 90 days of the issuance of the certificate, if additional vacancies occur.

 

Promotion to the next highest grade level is neither guaranteed nor implied.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national
  • Selective Service registration if a male born after December 31, 1959
  • Be at least 18 years old and obtain a favorable security determination
  • Subject to pre-employment and random drug tests
  • Direct Deposit is required
  • RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL NOT BE PAID

DUTIES:

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Manages the Library branch's resources, including staff and budgetary expenditures for print and non-print resources; recommends new resource acquisitions for the Library; builds and maintains a reference and circulating collection sufficient to support the public policy research needs of EOP staff.

 

Supervises a staff of professionals and non-professionals; orients new staff members to their work as well as the policies and procedures that govern their work.  Gives tours and briefings and participates in White House and Executive Office of the President (EOP) orientation programs.

 

Manages a circulation system for items in the Library's collections and has complete responsibility for the maintenance and control of the collections.

 

Provides general and specialized reference assistance to senior officials, analysts, and other staff members.  The Library Manager also provides instruction to researchers in procedures for using the Library's collections and assists staff in using the EOP library online catalog.

 

Keeps abreast of the most recent resources and latest developments in fields related to public policy, information technology, and library and information science through continuous and systematic review of professional literature, professional contacts and participation at professional meetings.

 

Exercises full range of administrative and personnel management responsibilities for a staff of professional, technical and clerical employees.

 

May serve as a certified Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) and may be required to maintain close communication with contractors to monitor and document contractor performance to ensure performance is within the scope of the contract.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants must meet the qualification requirements outlined below to be considered minimally qualified for this position.   The qualification requirements are in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards. ALL QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: All Librarians must meet the requirements for professional education in library science or possess equivalent experience and education.  Applicants must meet the requirements specified in paragraphs A or B below.

 

A.  Completion of 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;

 

OR

 

B.  A total of at least 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; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

 

AND

 

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector.   Examples of specialized experience are:

 

For the GS-14:   You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector performing the following: experience with the theories, objectives, principles and techniques of professional librarianship; administration, management, or direction of library programs; experience managing a complex library with specialized collections that responds to the information needs of a large and diverse clientele; experience in developing, managing and evaluating integrated library systems; experience with federal acquisitions and the procurement process to manage complex government contracts. 


Please see "Qualifications Required" for requirements of the position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

How You Will Be Evaluated: Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required for the position.   Applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be placed into one of the following categories based on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the specialized experience associated with this position:

 

  • Best Qualified (BQ) – Meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements and demonstrates exceptional experience in most of the requirements of the position.
  • Well Qualified (WQ) – Meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements and demonstrates strong experience in most of the requirements of the position.
  • Qualified (Q) - Meets the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meets the requirements of the position either through experience or education.

 

 

QUALITY RANKING FACTORS:   Address the following Quality Ranking Factors (QRFs)/Critical Elements within the body of your resume.

 

  • Expert knowledge of collection development, electronic library resources, and library applied information technology.
  • Demonstrated strong skills in developing and carrying out administrative activities of a library in order to manage the budgets, programs, direct and lead library staff members.
  • Ability to plan, develop and manage administrative activities of a library system concerned with a variety of public policy issues.

 

 

SUPERVISORY COMPETENCIES:  Applicants should demonstrate proficiency or the potential to develop proficiency in the following competencies:

 

  • Accountability - Holds self and others accountable of measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.  Determines objectives, sets priorities and delegates work.  Accepts responsibility for mistakes.  Complies with established control systems and rules.
  • Flexibility - Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
  • Integrity/Honesty - Behaves in an honest, fair, and ethical manner.  Shows consistency in words and actions.  Models high standards of ethics.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect.  Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Resilience - Deals effectively with pressure; remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity.  Recovers quickly from setbacks.


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most federal employees at http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/508/Benefits#icc 

OTHER INFORMATION:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy Statementhttp://www.eeoc.gov/federal/index.cfm 

 

Employment Information Resources - Resource Center:  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/508/

 

Males born after 12-31-1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/)



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin your online application, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to register or sign into Application Manager. Your application packet must include a completed Occupational Questionnaire, resume, and any applicable and/or required supporting documentation.  To complete the Occupational Questionnaire, please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button.  Please see "Required Documents" section below for additional information.  All application materials must be submitted by 11:59pm EDT on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

 

We strongly encourage you to apply online.  If you are unable to upload your supporting documents, please complete and use the cover page located at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and fax them to 1-478-757-3144.  The cover page MUST include: VIN #849781, SSN, name used to complete Occupational Questionnaire, and address.

 

If you are not able to apply online:

  • Click the following link to view and print the Occupational Questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire, ;
  • Print form 1203FX to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire:http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf; and
  • Fax completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Form 1203FX will serve as a cover page for the fax submission. 

 

It is applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume, veteran's documentation, completed assessment, and SF-50's) is received and accurate.   Human Resources will not modify or change any part of your application.   If a document is not in legible format, applicant will not be able to view it in Application Manager which means   applicant must again upload or fax the documentation by the closing date of this announcement.

 

Application packages will NOT be accepted via mail.  Due to security processes, mail delivery takes approximately 2-3 weeks to process at which time the vacancy announcement will be closed and no further consideration will be given to additional application packages.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Resume (maximum of 6 pages, additional pages will not be used in determining eligibility or qualification) must include the following information: announcement number and job title for which you are applying; beginning and ending dates (mo/yr) for paid or non-paid work experience; and average number of hours worked per week.
  • Education - If you are qualifying based on positive education, please provide a copy of your college transcript or an appropriate course listing.  The transcript may be unofficial or photocopy at time of application, but MUST provide the original if selected.
  • Completed Occupational Questionnaire

 

  • Special Appointing Authority – Separate referral lists will be generated for applicants eligible to be appointed under a non-competitive special appointing authority.   If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not need to compete with the public for federal jobs.  To determine your eligibility, please read the information below and click on the appropriate link for additional details.
  • Veteran's Preference must provide the following: DD-214 (member copy 4) showing dates served, discharge type, and campaign badges or expeditionary medals earned and VA Disability Award Letter displaying the percentage awarded.  If you do not supply the required documentation to verify your eligibility you will not receive proper credit for preference. For additional details visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/index.aspx
  • Schedule A (Severely Physically Handicapped) must provide documentation from a State Vocational Rehabilitation Service.  For additional details visit: http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp
  • Other miscellaneous hiring authorities information may be found at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/508/

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

EOP - OA Client Services
Phone: (202)395-1088
Email: EOPJOBS@OA.EOP.GOV
Agency Information:
Executive Office of the President
725 17th Street NW
Washington , DC
20503

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

After all application packages have been received, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.   We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications based on the information provided and may interview the best qualified applicants.   After a tentative job offer, we will conduct a security background investigation and drug screening.   If the drug screening is negative and security background is cleared, then a formal job offer will be extended to candidate.

 

You will be notified four times during the hiring process:

1. Upon receipt of your application.

2. Upon minimum qualification determinations.

3. After the certificate(s) is issued.

4. After the final selection(s) is made.


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Job Announcement Number:

OA-13-17-GT-MP

Control Number:

338690400