Please give this vacancy announcement widest distribution. Ft. Bliss is
recruiting for a GS-11 Supervisory Librarian for the Mickelsen Library. For
information about the library, see the webpage at
Sent: Monday, September 13, 1999 1:04 PM
Subject: FW: Subject:-CPOL-vacancy I2747Y9--
> The Department of the Army-Job Opportunity Announcement
> Job No.: 05I2747Y9
> Opening Date: September 13, 1999
> Closing Date: September 27, 1999
> Position Title (Pay Plan-Series): SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN (GS-1410)
> Grade: 11
> Full Performance Grade: 11
> Comments: One Year supervisory probationary period is required if
> applicant selected has not previously met this requirement.
> Selectee must possess or be able to obtain a SECRET clearance.
> GENERAL INFORMATION: The SWCPOC administers recruitment under the
> Southwest Expedited Recruitment Process (SWERP). SWERP relies
> applicant-supplied information and self-evaluations. THE
> SWERP IS THE ASSUMPTION THAT ALL APPLICANTS PROVIDE VALID AND
> INFORMATION AND HONEST, NON-INFLATED SELF-RATINGS ON THE
> QUALIFICATION STATEMENT (SQS). Internal Recruitment Notices
> used to announce vacancies at installations/activities serviced by
> SWCPOC, Fort Riley, Kansas. THE ATTACHED SQS FORMS ARE OFFICIAL
> GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS USED TO CONDUCT OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT BUSINESS.
> PENALTIES FOR FALSIFICATION OF GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS ARE SEVERE.
> CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) EXPENSES WILL BE PAID. RELOCATION
> DEFENSE NATIONAL RELOCATION PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYEES (DNRP) WILL NOT
> Salary: $39,960 - $51,946
> Region: Southwest
> Organization: US ARMY AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY SCHOOL
> MANAGEMENT SUPPORT OFFICE
> Duty Station: FORT BLISS, TX
> Area of Consideration: All Federal career and career-conditional
> employees, employees in excepted positions (to the extent
> their appointment authority) and Fort Bliss temporary employees
> for noncompetitive permanent appointment.
> Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998: Veterans who are
> preference eligible or who have been separated from the armed
> honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active
> may apply.
> Duties: Plans, directs, coordinates, and manages the operation of
> Center Library and Air Defense Artillery School Library.
> combined library staff consisting of 5-8 civilian General Schedule
> employees (may include one GS employee located at the US Army
> Major Academy) and library volunteers. Manages and directs the
> program involving a full range of operations to include collection
> development and management, acquisition, cataloging, reference,
> interlibrary loans, circulation, automated data systems, etc.
> advice and recommendations to higher management and decision
> setting library program goals and establishing priorities to
> mission of the clientele served. Ensures comprehensive reference
> and literature searches for library users. Interacts with patrons
> establish user needs and requirements. Serves as subject-matter
> regarding library automation. Evaluates and recommends automation
> and se!
> eks technical advice, if needed, to determine automation solutions
> library operations. Plans, assigns, and reviews work assignments
> daily, weekly, or longer basis to assure an even flow and
> work. Establishes performance standards and evaluates performance
> Qualification Requirements: FOR MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY: Due to the
> the Operating Manual of Qualification Standards for General
> Positions, it cannot be printed in its entirety. The following
> the qualification standard for this position found in the
> that is published by the Office of Personnel Management. You may
> this operating manual in its entirety by visiting your local
> Personnel Advisory Center (CPAC). BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Candidates
> completed all the requirements for a masters degree or 2 full
> years of graduate study in library science, in a accredited
> university: OR In addition to meeting the basic requirements for
> one of the following: 1) One year of professional experience in
> librarianship that included the performance, supervision, or
> administration of one or more major functional areas of
> (i.e., selection, acquisition, cataloging and classification of
> bibliographic and readers advisory services, reference and
> searching services, library management, systems planning, or
> and strengthening of library services). Some positions are highly
> specialized in one functional area, and may require that the
> experience be in the appropriate function; or 2) One year of
> or advanced experience in the subject matter or language that
> applicant with the professional technical, language, or other
> knowledge and abilities required by the particular position. Such
> experience may have been gained as a specialized librarian; or as
> subject specialist, professor or teacher, translator, technical
> editor, literature searcher, indexer, or abstractor, etc. in the
> particular subject-matter and/or language area; or 3) Completion
> the requirements for a masters degree or 2 full academic years of
> education in a subject-matter field that is especially applicable
> provided knowledge required to perform the duties of the position.
> ADDITION to meeting the basic requirements or the educational
> described above, applicants must have had either 1 year of
> experience in librarianship or experiencein a subject matter or
> area appropriate to the position equivalent to at least the GS-9
> completion of all the requirements for a doctoral degree (or
> or 3 full academic years of graduate education in library science;
> addition to meeting the basic requirements, applicants must have
> all the requirements for a doctoral degree (Ph.D or equivalent);
or 3 full
> academic years of graduate education in a subject matter or
> appropriate to the position.
> TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENT: Generally, time-in-grade requirements
> any employee who has served during the preceding 52 weeks, in a
> non-temporary, General Schedule position. Any employee to whom
> time-in-grade requirements apply may be advanced to this position
> he/she has served for at least 52 weeks in a position at or above
> GS-09 level. Nonappropriated fund service, non General Schedule
> or combinations of certain other creditable service may be used to
> time-in-grade requirements when appropriate. Each case will be
> its own merit. If your entire service during the preceding 52
> in a Federal Wage System (i.e., WS, WL, WG, WD, WN, etc.)
> requirement does not apply to you. Applicants must meet
> requirements, time-in-grade requirements, time after competitive
> appointment requirements, etc. by the closing date of this IRN.
> Selective Placement Factors/Knowledge Skills and Abilities
> Standard/Other Requirements/ Instructions on How to Apply:
> 1. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated
> announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the
> 2. Direct Deposit is REQUIRED : As a condition of employment,
> candidates appointed, competitively promoted or reassigned are
> enroll and participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer
> 60 days following the effective date of that action.
> 3. Application/Resume deadline: Application/Resume must be
> by the Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement.
> 4. Special Selection Priority Consideration for Displaced
> Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the
> Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be
> qualified for the position to receive consideration for special
> selection. ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified if
> meets all education and experience requirements as well as meeting
> exceeding level 3 on tasks list.
> Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that
> meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.605 (a) for CTAP and 5 CFR
> ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their
> recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50
> current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate
> application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible.
> HOW TO APPLY: All applicants must complete the attached
> Qualification Statement (SQS). Specific instructions are
contained in the
> SQS. Only required attachments will be accepted. Attachments will
> returned. Applicants whose Official Personnel File (OPF) is not
> by the SWCPOC must submit an SF 171, OF 612, or resume and a
> 50, Notification of Personnel Action, attached to their SQS.
> mailed by individual applicants using Government paid postage will
> accepted. Applications will not be accepted by fax.
> WHERE TO APPLY: Applications must be received in the SWCPOC on,
> before, the closing date of the IRN. It is your responsibility to
> applications are submitted timely to meet these deadlines.
> should be sent to the following address:
> ATTN: B05
> 301 Marshall Avenue
> Fort Riley, KS 66442-5004
> CPAC Contact Telephone Number: DSN: 978-2596
> COM: 915 568-2596
> UPDATING YOUR OFFICIAL PERSONNEL FOLDER (OPF): If your OPF is
> maintained by the SWCPOC, this section applies to you. The
> provide may be verified against your OPF. When appropriate, such
> verification will be accomplished before a supervisors selection
> committed. If you have relevant experience, training or education
> not reflected in your OPF, you need to insure this information is
> to the SWCPOC. For information to be considered for this
> information/documentation must be received in the SWCPOC on or
> closing date of this IRN and contain an original signature and
> is your responsibility to assure update information/documentation
> submitted timely to meet these deadlines.
> OPF update should be sent separately to the address above, ATTN:
> FILING, WITH A NOTE requesting the information/documentation be
> your OPF.
> SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATIONS STATEMENT (SQS)
> TITLE, SERIES, GRADE: SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN, GS-1410-11
> IRN NUMBER: 05I2738Y9
> CLOSING DATE: SEPTEMBER 27, 1999
> Applicant's Name (Printed):
> Applicants Mailing Address (Printed):
> Street P.O. Box City
> State Zip Code
> Current Position Title, Pay Plan, Series, Grade:
> Work Phone Number:
> Home Phone Number
> PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT: We request your SSN and mailing address
> authority of Executive Order 9397 in order to keep your records
> and allow use of automated referral and applicant notification
> As allowed by law or Presidential directive, we use your SSN to
> information about you from previous employers, supervisors and to
> against your Official Personnel Folder (OPF), etc. We use your
> address to send you notification of status of your SQS
> you do not provide your SSN, we cannot process this SQS.
> IMPORTANT NOTE: FORMATTING OF PAGES CONTAINED IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL
> QUALIFICATION STATEMENT MAY NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY. YOU MAY
> THIS FORMATTING FOR ANY REASON. ATTACHMENT SHEETS OR ALTERATIONS
> SQS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED. IF YOU SUBMIT AN SQS THAT HAS BEEN
> THE ORIGINAL PUBLISHED FORMAT, IT WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND YOU
> RECEIVE CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS IRN.
> PART I. SELF CERTIFICATION OF QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY. Parts
I and II
> are required to be completed by each applicant in order to receive
> consideration. Please review the Qualification Requirements For
> Eligibility section, to insure you possess the required
> before responding in the following sections: (Please answer
> questions and complete any additional information required.)
> The responses you provide on the SQS will be verified against the
> information in your OPF or other appropriate personnel records
> information. Such verification will always be accomplished before
> supervisor's selection is committed. Responses that are not
> will not be given credit. If you are an applicant not currently
> civilian personnel servicing from the SWCPOC, your responses will
> verified against the information on the SF-171, OF 612, or resume
> attach to this SQS. Any attempt to exaggerate/conceal/falsify
> experience, education, awards, or training can result in your
> Federal service or other disciplinary action. Please read and
> the following statements:
> I certify that I possess the experience, education, and/or other
> requirements of this position and that the information I provide
> SQS is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. I
> certify that the information I provide on this SQS can be verified
> information that is on file in my OPF, or other appropriate
> records, on the closing date of this announcement. I understand
> must satisfy qualification requirements, time-in-grade (TIG)
> time after competitive appointment restrictions, etc., as of the
> date of this IRN. You are required to sign the following section
> to be considered for this position. If you fail to sign this
> your application will not be considered.
> YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS (ANSWER
ONLY T FOR
> TRUE OR F FOR FALSE).
> _________ Time-in-Grade: I have served at least 52 weeks in a
> position, or equivalent, grade level or above; OR
> _________ I have not served, at any time, during the preceding 52
> in a non-temporary GS position.
> (You must answer at least one of these TIG questions).
> IF ANY OF THE ABOVE QUESTIONS ARE NOT PROPERLY ANSWERED WITH TRUE
> FALSE (F), YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER FOR THIS POSITION.
> OTHER THAN T OR F WILL VOID YOUR ANSWER AND YOU WILL BE
> FURTHER CONSIDERATION.
> THE HIGHEST PERMANENT GRADE I HAVE HELD IN THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE
> ___________. (Do not include details, temporary promotions,
> appointments, OR Excepted Service appointments such as VRA and
> Order employment.)
> Applicant's Signature:
> A. (YES/N0) ____________ I submitted other additional
> information/documentation to update my OPF on
> ___________ (DATE)
> B. STATEMENT OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY UNDER THIS IRN: Please
> personal category of applicant status. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLETE
> SECTION, YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
> NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM THE FOLLOWING
> (AS LISTED UNDER AREA OF CONSIDERATION SECTION ABOVE). IF YOUR
> STATUS CATEGORY IS NOT SHOWN BELOW, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT
> APPLICATION UNDER THIS IRN.
> _________ I am currently serving as a Federal civilian employee on
> competitive service career or career conditional appointment. (if
> Official personnel Folder is NOT maintained by SWCPOC, please
> copy of SF-50 for verification of your status and an application).
> __________ I am a VEOA eligible (Along with your completed
> attach a copy of your DD 214 (member 4 copy), to verify your
> _________ I am currently serving as a Federal civilian employee on
> excepted service appointment (i.e., VRA, Attorney, severely
> appointee, etc.) (Please attach SF 50 for verification of your
> eligibility and an application).
> _________ I am a current temporary employee of Fort Bliss and have
> for appointment as: Transfer, VRA, Reinstatement, E.O. 12721, 30%
> disabled veteran, or VEOA (Please, submit documents to verify
> appointment eligibility and an application).
> FOR SWCPOC USE ONLY
> NUMBER OF TASKS: ________________
> 0_____________ 1____________ 2____________
> 3_____________ 4_____________
> STAFFER: __________________________________ DATE OF REVIEW:
> QUALS CERTIFIED BY EMPLOYEE? (Y/N) __________________
> PART II. SELF-RATING. Part II is required to be completed by
> applicant in order to receive consideration. For each Task in
> circle the level description from the list below that best
> experience, education, and/or training. For each section in Part
> in the required information.
> WARNING: ALL APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED UNDER THIS IRN ARE SUBJECT TO
> INTERNAL AUDIT REVIEW. YOUR SELF RATINGS WILL BE VERIFIED AGAINST
> INFORMATION ON FILE IN YOUR OPF OR OTHER APPROPRIATE PERSONNEL
> SELF-RATINGS THAT ARE NOT SUBSTANTIATED WILL BE IDENTIFIED AND
> ACTION INITIATED. YOU SHOULD BE AWARE THAT ANY INFLATED,
> FALSIFIED SELF-RATINGS CAN RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION AGAINST
> REMOVAL FROM FEDERAL SERVICE, SUBMISSION OF A REQUEST TO THE
> PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (OPM) TO OBTAIN APPROVAL TO BAR YOU FROM
> FEDERAL CIVILIAN EMPLOYMENT, ETC.
> A. DESCRIPTIONS OF EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND/OR TRAINING
> 0 - I have not had experience, education, and/or training in
> this task.
> 1 - I have had education or training in performing this task,
> havent performed it on the job.
> 2 - I have performed this task on the job and my work on this
> under close supervision.
> 3 - I have performed this task, as a regular part of a job,
> independently and under normal supervision.
> 4 - Because of my expertise, I am often consulted by other
> guidance or assistance in performing this task.
> (Please circle the number of the most accurate level that applies
> Experience, Education, and/or Training in each task required by
> LEVELS: TASKS:
> 0 1 2 3 4 a. Manage and direct the full range of
> functions and services including circulation, public services,
> collection development, reference, and programming in support of
> military education, professional and personal development, and
> needs of the military and civilian community.
> 0 1 2 3 4 b. Make long range plans and goals for new
> enhanced library services and technology/automation, with emphasis
> distance learning mission.
> 0 1 2 3 4 c. Develop the library collection to meet the
> information and reading needs of the military and civilian
> include curriculum support for the US Army Air Defense Artillery
> and military science and history.
> 0 1 2 3 4 d. Supervise, train, and professionally develop
> 0 1 2 3 4 e. Plans and organizes work efficiently.
> 0 1 2 3 4 f. Communicates clearly and concisely orally and
> B. The following section(s) describes my job experience and/or
> education that is related to this position. I understand that
> information may be provided to the selecting official if I am
> further understand that this experience and/or education will be
> against the information in my OPF or other appropriate personnel
> *FROM****TO****JOB TITLE/LOCATION/DUTIES *******SUPERVISORS
> RELATED EDUCATION ABOVE HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL (PLEASE IDENTIFY
> AND GRADUATE STUDY SEPARATELY):
> Credit Hours Completed: _______________________________________
> (Semester/Quarter - Please circle Type)
> Degree(s) Received:
> Year(s) Received:
> Name of School(s):
> C: OTHER (USE AS DESIRED): PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL, RELATED
> AND OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS OR AWARDS:
> My last official performance appraisal rating is dated:
> and the performance appraisal rating was Level
> PART III. SUPERVISORY INPUT. Part III is to be completed
> supervisors of civilian employees eligible to apply under this
> reviewing the Tasks in Part II above, I would give the applicant
> following overall rating: (Please circle the most appropriate
> 0 Does not have the education, training or experience to
> 1 Has the education or training to perform the tasks, but
> performed them on the job.
> 2 Has performed the tasks and his/her work was monitored
closely by a
> supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with prior
> 3 Has performed the tasks, as a regular part of a job,
> and under normal supervision.
> 4 Because of his/her expertise, is often consulted by other
> for guidance or assistance in performing the tasks.
> N I have not had the opportunity to observe the applicant
> of the tasks above, OR the tasks are not related to the
> present duties.
> Supervisor's Signature:
> AT THIS TIME, THE SWCPOC DOES NOT ACCEPT RESUMES BY ELECTRONIC
> PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS SHOWN UNDER THE HOW TO APPLY AND
> APPLY SECTIONS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
> PLEASE DISREGARD THE FOLLOWING SECTION SHOWN BELOW:
> If you would like to submit a resume now, please click: RESUME
> ANY RESUMES SUBMITTED BY ELECTRONIC MAIL USING THIS FEATURE WILL
> ACCEPTED FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
> THIS FORM MAY NOT BE ALTERED BY APPLICANT
> If you would like to be considered, then you are required to
> necessary materials applicable to this vacancy announcement.
> THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
> All qualified applicants will receive appropriate consideration
> without regard to non-merit factors such as race, color,
> religion, sex, national origin, marital status except where
> specifically authorized by law, age, politics, disability,
> or sexual orientation which do not relate to successful
> performance of the duties of this position. Reasonable
> accommodation to individuals with disabilities will be provided
> upon request.
> SELECTION FOR THIS POSITION IS SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS
> RESULTING FROM DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REFERRAL SYSTEM FOR
> DISPLACED EMPLOYEES.
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