Supervisory Librarian

Announcement Number:
MER103418-86
Department:
Library
Location:
Mississippi
Position Status:
Regular, Full Time
Salary:
$38,000 - $42,000 Yearly
Areas of Consideration:
ALL SOURCES
Relocation Expenses:
PCS Cost Negotiable
Application Email:
nasmer.nafhr@navy.mil

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NON-APPROPRIATED FUND (NAF) POSITION

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT NO:  MER103418-86

POSITION TITLE:  SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN

SERIES & GRADE: NF-1410-04

SALARY:  $38K - $42K ANNUALLY

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY: REGULAR FULL TIME (35 – 40 HOURS WEEKLY) *BENEFITS INCLUDED

LOCATION: MWR ANDREW TRIPLETT LIBRARY, NAVAL AIR STATION, MERIDIAN, MS

AREA OF CONSIDERATION:  ALL SOURCES

RELOCATION EXPENSES:  PCS COST NEGOTIABLE

OPENING DATE:  08/30/2018

FIRST CUT-OFF:  09/13/2018

CLOSING DATE:  09/27/2018

 

JOB SUMMARY

The purpose of the Supervisory Librarian is to direct overall library operations providing mission, education, and quality of life support to base personnel, their families, and retirees. Responsible for the full scope of library functions to include library administration, personnel management, circulation services, reference/research services, technical services, and technological development and support.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the library facility; i.e., maintenance and improvements, purchase of furniture and equipment, and allocation of space within the facility for various library functions.  Develops budgets and establishes short and long-range library plans.  Performs as a liaison with user groups, establishes partnerships/networks with local, state, and regional organizations. Responsible for work force management, recruitment, and staff training. Provides reference research services using a broad range of current and retrospective resources, as well as a variety of resource formats. Selects all types of print and non-print media to meet the organizational, educational, and personal needs of library customers in a wide variety of subjects and reading levels. Performs selective removal and replacement of obsolete and worn materials from the collection, while ensuring that collections contain needed retrospective holdings. Establishes internal procurement and quality processes to ensure appropriate accountability of library acquisitions. Responsible for ensuring the most effective acquisition method is used to acquire library materials. Evaluates effectiveness of the library’s automated services, determines requirements and conducts studies to improve systems operation. Writes policy and procedure manuals for automated library operations. Manages the library marketing program to include outreach programs, publicity, cross marketing, and special events. Accurately prepares reports and submits them to requesting authority within time frame specified. Accurately develops, prepares, and justifies library budgets. Accurately controls expenditure of funds by consistently monitoring fund allocations and library expenditures. Accurately prepares reports and submits them to requesting authority within time frame specified. Appropriately displays managerial skills and compliance with personal directives. Accurately appraises performance within established guidelines and time frames. Accurately trains employees to successfully accomplish work tasks and comply with security, safety, and health regulations. Appropriately develops marketing plans and strategies to increase library awareness and usage. Formulates cost efficient search strategies to effectively perform comprehensive reference services and technical literature searches. Effectively plans and conducts library instruction seminars. Effectively evaluates and manages collection development. Effectively organizes (classifies) and catalogs materials to make them accessible to library users through public catalogs. Effectively directs computer automation support projects. Effectively instructs library personnel in the use of new software packages. Appropriately complies with agency and DoD/MWR Library Standards. Establishes and maintains, within established parameters, policies and procedures for all aspects of library functions. Establishes and maintains a program of continuing research and efforts toward improving and expanding library operations. Maintains currency within the library profession by attending professional meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars. Ensures catalog records are accurate and current. Works independently and accomplishes objectives with minimal supervision. Properly applies Equal Employment Opportunity principles and requirements. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master’s degree in library and information studies from an American Library Association accredited school and 3 years progressively responsible work experience is required.
  • Professional knowledge of all aspects of library principles, concepts, methodology, operation, functions, and management to perform the professional and administrative duties of the position.
  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, systems, and interrelationships of the library, the library’s databases, data sources, and the customers served.
  • Knowledge of marketing and publicity techniques and of the interests and needs of customers and organizations served to promote library use.
  • Knowledge of established procurement rules and regulations and internal organizational acquisition policies.
  • Familiarity with publishers’ and suppliers’ methods of operation.
  • Knowledge of on-line database searching and research techniques and capabilities of post-processing to meet user requirements.
  • Experience supervising the work of library employees.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Successful completion of a National Agency Check is required.

 

TRAVEL REQUIRED

10% or less

 

OTHER INFORMATION

Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the 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. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED

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, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews. It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify all the information in their resume and documents; Human Resources will not modify documents submitted by an applicant. All qualifications must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in the resume. Please ensure that your resume or application contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement along with any supporting documents, or your application may not be considered. Where a first cut-off date is indicated, a selection may be made from the resumes/applications received as of the specified first cut-off date. Completed applications (resume, supporting documentation, etc.) must be received by 11:59pm Central Time on the cut-off/closing date. If more than one resume is received, only the last resume received will be reviewed.

 

SPOUSAL PREFERENCE

The time period of eligibility for spousal preference begins 30 days before the military member's reporting date at a new duty station outside of the current duty station's commuting area and applies without time restriction except that spouses seeking preference with less than six months time remaining in the area may be non-selected.  Spousal Preference forms can be located online at www.navymwrmeridian.com. You MUST attach spouse preference application for each position you are applying for. Attach a copy of spouse’s PCS orders and copy of marriage license/certificate.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT

Please ensure that your application/resume contains all the information requested in the vacancy announcement. If your resume or application does not provide all the information requested on this form and in the job vacancy announcement, you may lose consideration for the job. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 1-3 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we regret we are not able to respond individually in writing to all applicants who are not selected for interviews for our positions.

 

BENEFITS

Comprehensive benefits package available (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & dependent life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan, annual and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, etc.). 

You can review our benefits at: http://www.navymwr.org/resources/hr 

 

HOW TO APPLY

All interested applicants should submit their NAF Employment Application or resume to MWR Personnel Office or by mail or fax to: Morale, Welfare and Recreation, 255 Rosenbaum Ave. Suite 238, Naval Air Station Meridian, MS 39309. Tel: (601) 679-2467; fax: (601) 679-2640. Apply in person Monday - Friday at NAS Meridian Pass & Tag Office, 6:00AM- 3:30PM *Self-service (Drop off application/resume, pick up NAF Employment Application, review job announcements). Applications or resumes may be emailed to nasmer.nafhr@navy.mil. EMAILS MUST HAVE JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER IN THE SUBJECT LINE-Failure to do so will result in your email being considered SPAM. To view all MWR NAS Meridian job vacancies, please visit www.navymwrmeridian.com .

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  • NAF Employment Application or Resume
  • Include name and contact information for at least three (3) professional references in your   resume or NAF employment application
  • Optional Form 306 (OF-306)  https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf
  • Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma/certifications), if applicable to position requirements.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.
  • If you are a current federal employee, submit your last three evaluations.

 

ATTENTION: FAILURE TO PROVIDE ALL OF THE REQUIRED AND APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS MAY RESULT IN YOU BEING DISQUALIFIED.

 

HIRING PREFERENCES

  • Reemployment Priority List (RPL): Qualifying separated employees shall have priority placement in the NAF activity from which they were separated as a result of a Business Based Action (BBA), when the position has substantially the same duties as the position from which they were separated and it is not a higher grade or employment category, provided the position is not being filled by an internal candidate.

 

To claim this preference, you MUST:

-Submit a copy of your BBA Separation

-Notification indicating eligibility for RPL.

 

  • Military Spouse Preference (MSP): Qualifying spouses eligible for MSP are spouses of an active duty military member of the U.S. Armed Forces, including members of the National Guard or Reserves on active duty. The marriage must have occurred before the military member received official permanent change of station (PCS) orders to the installation listed above. MSP is applicable only when applying for NAF positions at the NF-03 and below and equivalent craft and trade (CT) positions.

 

To claim this preference, you MUST:

-Submit sponsor’s PCS orders to installation you are applying for; AND

-If you are not indicated as a spouse on the PCS orders, you MUST submit proof of marriage prior to PCS.

 

  • Veteran’s Preference/Gold Star Veteran's Preference: Qualifying military veterans and spouses/parents of deceased veterans shall be given employment preference over non-preference applicants if they are equally qualified. Preference applicable for positions open to external candidates.

 

To claim Veteran's preference, you MUST:

-Submit a copy of your DD-214 (member 4 copy); AND

-Submit completed SF15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND

-Submit any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc.).

 

To claim Gold Star Veteran's preference, you MUST:

-Submit completed SF-15 from the Veterans Administration (VA); AND

-Submit a legible copy of DD-1300; AND

-Submit any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.).

 

***QUALIFIYING APPLICANTS WITH PREFERENCES ARE CONSIDERED IN THE ORDER LISTED ABOVE. THEN ALL OTHER QUALIFYING APPLICANTS ARE CONSIDERED. FAILURE TO PROVIDE ALL OF THE REQUIRED AND APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS MAY RESULT IN YOU BEING DISQUALIFIED

 

 

ATTENTION: FAILURE TO PROVIDE ALL OF THE REQUIRED AND APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS MAY RESULT IN YOU BEING DISQUALIFIED.

 

Some positions have special requirements.  In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements.  Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc.  All selections are contingent upon the obtaining satisfactory employment reference checks.

We are an E-Verify participant.

Employment subject to successful National Agency Background Check.  Must have or be eligible for secret clearance.

As a condition of employment, the selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment.

Occupants of this position must maintain the privacy of official work information and data and demonstrate the highest level of ethical conduct.

The Department of Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor