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This position is located in GAO's Applied Research and Methods (ARM) team. ARM contributes to the overall quality of the information that GAO provides in support of Congressional and Federal agency decision making; and provides objective support to GAO teams. The team is led by the Managing Director, who directs the design and execution of appropriate methodologies that help GAO reports and other documents improve government operations through subordinate operational centers: the Center for Design, Methods and Analysis; the Center for Economics; the Center for Evaluation Methods and Issues; the Center for Enhanced Analytics; and the Center for Science, Technology and Engineering. The centers offer expertise in many areas including cost analysis, engagement design, economics, data analysis, evaluation, science, statistics, surveys, technology, engineering, and IT security.
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Applicants must have 1 year (52 weeks) of specialized experience at the next lower band or level equivalent to the GS-14 in the federal service, or comparable private / public sector experience. This specialized experience includes activities such as forming project plans, carrying out and developing policies and procedures crucial to library operations; providing guidance to professional staff that provide reference services in a research environment; and managing the procurement of new resources required for mission teams and office as well as contract renewals.
You must meet all qualifications requirements as of the closing date of this announcement.
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;
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.
**YOU MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR TRANSCRIPT SHOWING THIS COURSEWORK. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.**
Candidates must possess the education and specialized experience as described to be determined basically qualified for this position.
All requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
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