Librarian (Systems)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington Navy Yard, D.C
Posted
Oct 10, 2019
Closes
Oct 17, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Incumbent serves as a Headquarters (HQ) Librarian (Systems) providing operational support to advance Department of the Navy (DON) and Department of Defense (DoD) Library Program capabilities, implementation, and maintenance of Library resources and services for digital, ship outfitting, and installation Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) libraries and associated military service providers.
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Responsibilities

In order to qualify for this position, resumes must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicant resumes are the key means for evaluating skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position therefore, applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing experience.

Manages the cloud-based DoD Joint Library Services Platform (LSP) systems, including but not limited to ensuring contractor customer and technical support and system services meet contract requirements, serving as the contracting officer's representative for contract implementation and oversight.

Maintains LSP websites for Navy, Marines, Army, and Air Force, ensuring content is updated; optimizes integration with LSP services; and makes website design improvements.

Provides customer service support for the LSP; responds to inquiries from DoD libraries installation staff and patrons on LSP services, usage guidance, and problem resolution; and manages DoD Library staffing of the live chat help desk.

Maintains federated search installation and digital collections cross product search service.

Ensures all catalog records meet industry standards. Serves as the lead cataloger for the Navy MWR Library Program, providing guidance to DoD MWR Library Staff on proper cataloging procedures and standards, identifying and resolving cataloging issues, and performing original cataloging.

Develops and implements marketing and outreach strategy for DoD LSP services.

Provides digital collection management services. Assists in arranging and processing digital collections using a web based platform.

Develops training and procedures documentation and provides training in-person and remotely.

Travel Required

25% or less - Occasional travel up to 25% may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
04

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
  • Must successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of employment


Qualifications

Resumes must include information which demonstrates experience and knowledge, skills, and ability (KSAs) as they relate to this position. Applicants are encouraged to be clear and specific when describing their experience level and KSAs.

Master's degree or higher in Library Science (Information Services, Information Management, or other library-related concentration) from an American Library Association accredited degree program.

At least 5 years' college-level education, training, and/or experience demonstrating the application of theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship in order to provide effective library and information services.

Knowledge of library automation systems and online services, including integrated library systems, and related delivery methods pertaining to library services.

Knowledge of bibliographic cataloging and collection maintenance standards, including Resource Description and Access (RDA), Machine Readable Catalog Records (MARC 21), radio-frequency identification (RFID), Dewey Decimal System, Bookstore organizational model, Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS), and Encoded Archival Description standard (EAD).

Knowledge of areas related to primary job assignment, focusing on technologies applicable to library operations and services.

Knowledge of cloud-based services, standards, and technologies.

Knowledge of network services, technologies, cybersecurity, and coding standards used in a cloud-services environment (such as XML, SQL, etc).

Skill in research methods to build appropriate collections to serve readers and learners in a military environment.

Skill in the use of standard web browser display and application technologies (such as HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, CGI, XSLT), including usability, accessibility and cross-browser compatibility issues.

Skill in providing customer service.

Ability to identify and communicate system issues with contractor technical support and oversee implementation of remedies.

Ability to support technically and administratively a complex integrated suite of library services solutions and effectively implement a collaboratively-developed vision for search, discovery, and delivery services in a Joint Services environment.

Ability to manage workload while meeting deadlines and responding to changing needs and priorities.

Ability to develop and deliver presentations.

Education

Master's degree or higher in Library Science (Information Services, Information Management, or other library-related concentration) from an American Library Association accredited degree program.

Additional information

Some positions have special requirements. Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee's eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.

This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of issuance of selection certificate. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

DON is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. The DON provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodation(s) should email their request to MILL_MWR_Recruit.fct@navy.mil to ensure proper consideration is given.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

  • If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty," is preferable.
  • For a disabled veteran, you must submit a Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) letter on DVA letterhead that states your overall combined service-connected disability rating.
  • A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
  • For current or previous Federal employees, please attach a copy of your most recent SF-50 or agency notification of personnel action form that provides current position, grade level, and duty location.
  • If you are a veteran claiming Sole Survivor Preference, please attach your SSP documentation.
  • Please provide a copy of your College transcript(s) which support those qualifications for which you wish to have considered.
  • If you are a service member who expects to be discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions, you may submit a certification letter to receive veterans' preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.


- Resume

- Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree)

- If claiming Veteran's Preference, a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4)

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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