Network Bulletin No. 06-06
Date: February 3, 2006
Subject: Staff, network
Index term: Vacancy District of Columbia
NLS has been asked to publicize a vacancy announcement for an older adult services outreach
manager at the District of Columbia regional library for the blind and physically handicapped.
Attached is the D.C. Public Library vacancy announcement.
For more information contact:
Carolyn Hoover Sung
Chief, Network Division
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DC PUBLIC LIBRARY
Postion Vacancy Announcement
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: 06-11
OPENING/CLOSING DATE: 1/31/06 Open Until Filled
(First screening date after 2/14/06)
POSITION TITLE: Older Adult Services Outreach Manager
SALARY: $56,050.00 - $72,673.00
MS-1410-12 per annum
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Management Supervisory Service (At Will)*
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Unlimited
LOCATION: Older Adult Services
Adaptive Services Division
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library
901 G Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001
HOURS: Monday through Friday
8:45 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
__QUALIFICATIONS: A Master's degree in Library Science is required and a minimum of one year's
experience in the 1410 (Librarian) series at the CS-11 grade level or equivalent experience. The applicant's
work experience must have been of a quality and scope sufficient to enable him/her to perform satisfactorily
assignments typical of the position. Emphasis is placed on administrative skills, including the ability to
organize and develop effective programs of library service to older adults. Applicants must present a
combination of experience, education, skills, self-development, and experience which demonstrates the
capacity to perform the duties of the position. In addition, education and/or experience, which have provided
professional knowledge in the area of service to older adults, are desirable. Must posses a current driver's
license, as the incumbent must be able to operate the library's light vehicle (bookmobile).
__FUNCTIONS: Under the general supervision of the Chief, Adaptive Services, the incumbent is
responsible for the development and implementation of an outreach program to provide library services to
older adults, in the District of Columbia; uses professional criteria and experienced judgement in assembling
a collection of materials in all formats for this purpose in accordance with readers' interests and needs;
develops readers relationships in the aging community including special programs for the older adults
through the bookmobile service. Supervises delivery and bookmobile staff. Performs other related duties as
__RANKING FACTORS: The following ranking factors will be used in the evaluation process. All
applicants __MUST__ respond to the ranking factors __ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER.
PLEASE SEND AS AN ATTACHMENT TO YOUR APPLICATION.__ Please describe specific incidents
of sustained achievements from your experience that show evidence of the level at which you meet the
ranking factors that have been determined to be of importance for the position for which you are applying.
You may refer to any experience, education, training, awards, outside activities, etc., that include the degree
to which you possess the job related knowledge, skills, and abilities described in the ranking factors. The
information given in response to the ranking factors should be complete and accurate to the best of your
knowledge. __FAILURE TO RESPOND TO ALL RANKING FACTORS MAY ELIMINATE YOU
KSA's #1: Professional knowledge of the wide range of theories, objectives, principles and techniques of
librarianship related to services to older adults and those with disabilities.
KSA's #2: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of
individuals and groups inside the library and in the community (Older Adults and persons with disabilities).
KSA's #3: Ability to supervise and administer staff both onsite and in the field.
KSA's #4: Skill and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Internet Searching, and assistive
technology programs such as JAWs, Zoom Text, etc.
KSA's #5: Ability to communicate orally and in writing with internal and external customers at all levels.
KSA's #6: Ability to research, create and present policy briefings and financial reports and promotional
__TO APPLY: Submit D.C. Government Employment Application Form and resume to the Human
Resources Department, Room 423, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G Street, N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20001. Staff members submit PL-424 (rev).
*MSS: A position in the Management Supervisory Service (MSS) is "at will" employment. Appointees to
the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing Authority and may be removed at any time on 15-day notice.
RESIDENCY: Effective 3/16/89, the Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203 is
in force. NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of
1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code Section 2-1401.01 et seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal
appearance, sexual orientation, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation,
disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex
discrimination, which is also prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be
tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
BARGAINING UNIT: APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE X
ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEE: APPLICABLE NOT APPLICABLE X