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Grade: All Grades
* 1.Ability to supervise, motivate and lead a diverse workforce.** Led, supervised and managed a diverse workforce and, in so doing, performed the following activities: 1) planned/assigned work, 2) set/adjusted short-term work priorities, 3) ensured production and accuracy requirements were met, 4) evaluated work performance including recommending performance standards and ratings, 5) approved and disapproved leave requests, 6) interviewed candidates for positions, 7) heard and resolved employee complaints, 8) identified developmental/training needs, 9) communicated organizational policies to staff, 10) found ways to improve production quality, and 11) created and fostered a culture encouraging diversity and high standards of ethics.
  1. Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including ALL of the above.
  2. Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including EIGHT or NINE of the above.
  3. Exercised supervisory personnel management responsibilities including SIX or SEVEN of the above.
  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 build and maintain relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds in order to provide consultation or liaison services.** The ability to provide consultation or liaison services to exchange information and maintain relationships with persons inside and outside of the organization, including professional colleagues and contractors.
  1. Built and maintained coalitions with stakeholders representing multiple units within an agency or organization in order to develop programs. Coalitions involved management officials; co-workers; and/or professional colleagues within the agency or organization.
  2. Built and maintained coalitions with individuals and organizations, including stakeholders, inside and outside the organization, in order to develop and implement programs. Coalitions involved management officials; co-workers; and/or professional colleagues in government, and industry.
  3. Built and maintained coalitions with individuals and organizations, including stakeholders, inside and outside the organization, in order to develop and implement programs. Coalitions involved high-ranking government officials, senior management officials in partner organizations; co-workers; and/or professional colleagues in academia, associations, government, and industry.
  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.Knowledge of the principles and techniques of collection development.** Used the principles, concepts and techniques of collection development to build and sustain the collection of a major research library including: 1) developed policies and procedures to govern collection development activities, 2) exercised final authority for recommendation, acquisition, and selection activities, and 3) conducted evaluations of collection strengths and weaknesses.
  1. Managed the full range of collection development activities including ALL of the above for a major library function or program for a library with a legal collection.
  2. Managed the full range of collection development activities including ALL of the above. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of principles, concepts and techniques of library science and information applied to one or more specialized library functions or programs for a LAW library with a foreign legal collection.
  3. Managed the full range of collection development activities including ALL of the above for a library.
  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.Knowledge of integrated library systems, library applications, and other information technologies. Applied knowledge of trends in library and information science, integrated library systems and emerging library technologies to other information technologies to carry out library functions and deliver customer services.
  1. Demonstrated expert knowledge of integrated library systems and library technology capabilities for agency-wide library functions and programs.
  2. Demonstrated thorough knowledge of integrated library systems and technology capabilities for major library functions and programs for large libraries or very specialized library environments.
  3. Demonstrated basic knowledge of integrated library system features and technology capabilities applied to major library functions and 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 communicate effectively in writing. Wrote clear, cogent, accurate, well-organized, and understandable work products related to library technical services. Examples include: (1) policies and procedures, (2) planning documents, (3) reports, (4) memoranda and external correspondence, (5) budget justifications, (6) technical proposals, (7) blogs, (8) project execution requirements and 9) performance appraisals.
  1. As principal author, independently wrote FOUR of the above documents.
  2. As a principal author, independently wrote FIVE or SIX of the above documents.
  3. As a principal author, independently wrote AT LEAST SEVEN of the above documents.
  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 analyze organizational and operational problems and develop solutions to plan and carry out library programs. The ability to develop, plan, implement, and analyze the strategies necessary to execute library programs and projects. Provided appropriate strategies to solve program and/or organizational and operational issues and problems. Functions performed include: 1) finalizing new or enhanced procedures involving workflow, between a library and its suppliers, 2) drafted new or enhanced procedures and policies related to collections management, 3) independently makes technical judgments regarding collections management operations, 4) develops practices and standards in collections management and 5) justifying new and revised programs and projects to upper management in the ongoing effort to more effectively reach an organization’s goals and achieve its mission.
  1. Took a lead role in developing, planning, implementing and/or evaluating a new or enhanced library-wide or pilot project or business process improvement pertaining to collection development or acquisitions by performing FOUR of the functions listed above.
  2. Took a lead role in developing, planning, implementing and/or evaluating a new or enhanced library-wide program or pilot project or business process improvement pertaining to collection development or acquisitions by performing ALL of the functions listed above.
  3. Participated in a group in developing, planning, and implementing changes to improve existing collection development or acquisitions procedures within a work unit by performing AT LEAST THREE of the functions listed above.
  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. Please identify the time periods and positions within your resume which validate your level of experience. 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 10000 characters.