In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.
Applicant must have completed one 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.
Possess a total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. 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.
In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities, to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following: Performing original cataloging, subject analysis, and classifications assignment of library material using standard systems (e.g. Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Library of Congress Subject Heading, and Dewey Decimal Classification System), AND providing reference and research services to library customers.
Possess 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education or a 1 year equivalent to at masters in library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B. or J.D., related to the position.
Possess a minimum of specialized experience and education that equates to one year of experience. The percentage of the required education plus the percentage of the required experience must equal to 100 percent.
Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1400/librarian-series-1410/.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE:Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the skills required for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions
Are you using your education to qualify? For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned). See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html
Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.
Work requires occasional walking, bending and lifting.
Position may required occasional travel to attend meetings, conference, and training.
The incumbent of this position is or may be assigned duties involving solitary contact with unmarried individuals below the age of 18. In accordance with OPNAVINST 5510.1H, and Public Law 101-647, Section 231, the incumbent must be able to successfully complete a seven year scope CNACI, a FBI Fingerprint check and a State Criminal History Repository Check (SCHRC) of all states of residence during the seven year periods listed on employment forms. Incumbent must certify that employment application/investigative form, under penalty of perjury, are accurate and complete. Reinvestigation will be completed every 5 years. In accordance with Public Law 102-190, Section 1095, until the required background checks have been satisfactorily completed, the incumbent, when in the presence of an unmarried individual below the age of 18, must at all times be within sight and under the direct supervision of an individual whose background checks have been successfully completed.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
When the application process is complete, we will review your resume to ensure you meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, along with your supporting documentation to determine your ability to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities/competencies:
1. Knowledge of the methods, techniques, concepts, and principles of librarianship.
2. Ability to apply methods, techniques, concepts, and principles of librarianship.
3. Ability to evaluate software for library application.
4. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
You will be rated under Category Rating procedures based on the extent to which your experience meets the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for the position and rated as shown below. Additional points are not added for veterans preference; however, preference is still applied. Applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified- Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Highly Qualified-Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for announced position.
Qualified- Candidates in this category meet the minimum experience requirements for announced position.
If, after reviewing your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.