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* 1.Ability to Manage Projects.**

Led or played a key role in projects relative to management/organizational programs, processes, and activities by performing the following tasks: 1) defined the project, 2) ensured accountability of team members in meeting project deadlines and milestones, 3) designed and planned the project, 4) managed the project team, 5) controlled and delivered project deliverables, 6) developed and/or managed change/problem tracking system, 7) managed project requirements and user expectations, 8) optimized team member contributions, 9) facilitated discussions working toward solutions, and 10) evaluated the impact of decisions on quality, productivity, schedules, cost, and performance.
  1. Led or played a key role in SEVERAL projects related to libraries’ management/organizational programs, processes, and activities and in leading or playing a key role in these projects executed at LEAST SIX of the above tasks.
  2. Led SEVERAL projects related to the operation of libraries’ management/organizational programs, processes, and activities and in leading these projects executed ALL of the above tasks.
  3. Led or played a key role in one or more projects relative to management/organizational programs, processes, and activities and in doing so executed at LEAST FOUR of the above tasks.
  4. None of the above.


* 2.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 3.Ability to Supervise and Manage Staff.**

Supervised and managed a diverse staff by performing the following tasks: 1) made hiring selections, 2) addressed performance and disciplinary issues, 3) communicated performance expectations to staff, 4) provided advice and counsel to staff, 5) conducted periodic and timely performance evaluations, 6) recommended training and professional development, 7) planned and assigned work, 8) ensured tasks were appropriately delegated and satisfactorily completed, 9) identified methods to improve staff productivity, and 10) fostered an environment valuing diversity, integrity, and honesty focused on ongoing improvement to self, others and customer service.
  1. Served as the official supervisor for staff, developing and promoting a diverse workforce. Exercised the full range of personnel and administrative duties for an organization including ALL of the above.
  2. Served as the official supervisor for staff, developing and promoting a diverse workforce. Exercised final authority for the full range of personnel and administrative duties for an organization including ALL of the above. Established and implemented annual, multi-year or similar types of long-range work plans and schedules for the work of an organization.
  3. Served as the official supervisor for staff, developing and promoting a diverse workforce. Exercised MOST of the supervisory responsibilities listed above.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 5.Ability to Lead, Plan, Coordinate, and Manage programs.**

The ability to Lead, Plan, Coordinate, and Manage Programs. This includes 1) leading the overall planning of program(s), 2) supervising the work of the program(s), 3) conferring with other supervisors and participants regularly 4) exercising initiative in identifying appropriate approaches for program(s), 5) developing and maintaining contacts in the private and/or public sector as needed, and 6) identifying and/or providing necessary resources for programs.
  1. Have extensive experience in ALL OF THE ABOVE in leading, planning, coordinating, implementing, and managing multiple programs.
  2. Have extensive experience in ALL OF THE ABOVE in leading, planning, coordinating, implementing, and managing a SINGLE program.
  3. Have experience in FOUR OR FIVE OF THE ABOVE in leading, planning, coordinating, implementing, and managing ONE or MORE programs.
  4. None of the above.


* 6.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.Ability to Apply Knowledge Planning and Managing Boards, Committees, Symposia, and Conferences.

Applied overall leadership for boards, committees meetings, conferences, and symposia for individuals and groups impacting program success.
  1. Served as an expert in library services providing overall leadership when planning for major committees, conferences, and symposia. Initiated and conducted conferences of regional librarians and officials of related and supporting organizations. Developed broad themes and directed proceedings of high-level conferences where work and decisions had a major impact on the organization and/or important programs. Determined how to use results of proceedings.
  2. Served as a leader in library services when planning for major committees, conferences, and symposia. Initiated and conducted conferences. Developed broad themes and directed proceedings of high-level conferences where work and decisions had a major impact on the organization and/or important programs.
  3. Assisted in planning for major committees, conferences, and symposia. Initiated and conducted conferences. Developed broad themes and directed proceedings of high-level conferences where work and decisions had a major impact on the organization and/or important programs.
  4. None of the above.


* 8.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 9.Ability to Interact Collaboratively with Others.

Worked cooperatively with a variety of individuals, including decision makers and their staffs, supervisors and other managers to provide achieve the goals of an office, to build coalitions and professional networks, and to clearly communicate problems and issues from a program or organizational perspective.
  1. As a primary job responsibility, routinely collaborated with managers, staff, clients, and others inside and outside the organization to ensure technical, administrative, and program support matters were addressed and deadlines and requirements were met. For example collaborated with operating managers on the means whereby the services provided can assist in accomplishing their missions and programs.
  2. Experience collaborating with managers, clients and others INTERNAL to the organization to meet deadlines and requirements. For example, worked with others to assemble requested information from available background data, or followed-up to ensure subordinates submitted requirements within the specified time.
  3. As a primary job responsibility, routinely collaborated with managers, staff, clients, and others inside and outside the organization to ensure technical and administrative program support matters were addressed and deadlines and requirements were met. Work often entailed developing new or modified processes and building and maintaining coalitions and networks of stakeholders with differing and/or opposing views. For example, routinely collaborated with managers, program participants, and outside vendors to coordinate programs, activities, regulations, and procedures for library services.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 11.Ability to Promote the Program through Public Education and Outreach.

Ability to apply principles, practices, and techniques of managing public education and outreach programs.
  1. Independently planned and implemented public education and outreach programs related to library services.
  2. Independently planned and implemented public education and outreach programs related to library services for blind and disabled persons.
  3. Assisted in planning and implementing public education and outreach programs related to library services.
  4. None of the above.


* 12.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.