THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES The Official Export Credit Agency of the United States Government The Office of Human Resources 811 Vermont Avenue, NW (202) 565-3946, option 3 Room 771 1-800-565-3946, option 3 Washington, DC 20571 (202) 565-3729, TTY Attn: Michelle Fisher http://www.exim.gov/about/jobs/jobs.html Opening Date: 3/30/05 Closing Date: 4/15/05 Title, Series, Grade: Supervisory Librarian, GS-1410-12/13 Area of Consideration: All Sources Location: Office of the Chief Financial Officer Library Washington, DC Full Performance Level: GS-13 Salary Range: GS-12: $62,886 - 81,747 GS-13: $74,782 - $97,213 Relocation Expenses are not Authorized United States Citizenship Required Summary of Duties: The Export-Import Bank, an independent Federal agency of approximately 400 employees, is the official Export Credit Agency of the United States government. The agency provides loan guarantee, credit risk insurance, and loans to U.S. exporters, which helps to sustain jobs for many U.S. workers. The incumbent serves as Supervisory Librarian with primary responsibilities for the management and supervision of the Library, as well as to provide a comprehensive range of professional archival, records management, library, and knowledge management services and products needed by internal Ex-Im Bank officers, managers, and analysts and has primary responsibility for day-to-day management of the Library, and responds to reference and research requests from Bank staff and others. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Basic Qualifications: Fifty-two weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11/12 accordingly, performing the duties as described above. Additionally, all applicants must meet the requirements for professional education in Library Science OR possess 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. Include copies of your college transcript(s) to show that you meet the above requirement. Evaluation Method: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirement will be further evaluated to determine the extent to which they possess the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) listed below. Applicants will be rated as Qualified, Well Qualified, or Highly Qualified based on their years and depth of experience. Applicants should prepare a concise narrative addressing EACH of the KSAs listed below. Indicate how your experience and/or education provided you with that KSA (i.e., describe relevant (i) specific assignments (including identifying the issue or problem that was the objective of the assignment, your level of responsibility, and the results achieved) or (ii) specific coursework). Responses must be separate from the application form. 1. Ability to use an automated library system to provide reference service, bibliographic assistance, compilation of legislative histories, or cataloging. 2 Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of library science, particularly related to the commercial banking field. 3. Ability to supervise and lead a diverse workforce. APPLICATION PROCEDURE How to Apply: Applicants must provide detailed evidence of the possession of the KSAs on a separate sheet of paper. Applicant must attach copy of their transcripts to verify education requirements. All application materials must be received by the closing date of this announcement and sent to the Office of Human Resources at the above address. Applications may be faxed to (202) 565-3627 or emailed to [log in to unmask] ALL STATUS CANDIDATES WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH MERIT PROMOTION AND COMPETITIVE PROCEDURES MUST SUBMIT TWO COMPLETED APPLICATIONS. WHEN ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED, IT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNDER MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES ONLY. THIS AGENCY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR ANY PART OF THE APPLICATION AND HIRING PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY US AT (202) 565-3300. THE DECISION TO GRANT REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL MADE BE ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. Mandatory Submission for All Applicants: Applicants must submit one of the following: 1. Form OF 612, "Optional Application for Federal Employment," accessible at Internet@ftp://fjob.mail.opm.gov/of612/of612.txt); OR 2. Form SF 171, "Application for Federal Employment;" OR 3. A resume or other application format of applicant's choice; AND 4. Supplemental Statement addressing the Mandatory Selective Factors and the KSAs. Regardless of which application form is submitted, it must include the information listed below or the applicant may not receive further consideration: a. Announcement number, title, and grade(s) of the job for which applying; b. Full name, mailing address (with zip code), and day and evening phone numbers (with area code); c. Social Security Number and Citizenship; d. Veteran's preference, if eligible e. Highest Federal civilian grade held, including series and dates held; f. High School - name, city, state and zip code, and date of diploma or GED; g. Colleges and Universities - name, city, state with zip code, major(s), type and year of any degree(s) received (if no degree, show total credits earned and indicate whether semester or quarter hours); h. Work experience - including the following information for paid/unpaid work: experience related to the position for which applying, job title (include series/grade if Federal position), employer's name and address, supervisor's name and phone number, starting and ending dates (month and year), number of hours per week, salary, duties and accomplishments, and indicate whether current supervisor may be contacted; i. Job-related training courses (title and year); j. Job-related skills, for example foreign languages, typing speed, computer software proficiencies; k. Job-related current certificates and licenses; l. Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments, such as publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, and performance awards. If applicable, also submit the following: 1. Displaced eligibility proof, that is, a Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, Reduction-In-Force Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or official notification from OPM or agency notice documenting special selection priority status (MANDATORY SUBMISSION FOR ALL DISPLACED APPLICANTS). 2. Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), verifying current or previous competitive status and highest grade held (MANDATORY SUBMISSION FOR ALL STATUS AND REINSTATEMENT APPLICANTS). 3. Form DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty," if claiming 5-Point veterans' preference. 4. Form SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference," if claiming 10-Point veterans' preference, plus the proof required by the SF-15. Required Prior to Employment: Form OF 306, "Declaration for Federal Employment." Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Displaced employees must meet the following definition of well-qualified: Well-qualified employees are those who satisfy all education, experience, and KSA factors for this vacant position. Well-qualified employees are those who meet the above average level range of a three level or four level crediting plan for all KSA factors. In addition, any well-qualified displaced employee must meet the eligibility criteria set forth below. He or she must: 1. Be a displaced employee; 2. Have a current (or a last) performance rating of record at fully successfully or equivalent; 3. Apply for a vacancy that is (i) at or below the grade level from which the employee is being or may be separated; and (ii) does not have greater promotion potential than the position from which the employee is being or may be separated; 4. Occupy a position in the same local commuting area of the vacancy; 5. File an application for a specific vacancy within the time frame stated on the vacancy announcement; 6. Provide proof of eligibility, that is, a Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, Reduction-In-Force Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or an official notification from OPM or agency documenting special selection priority status. Other Information: 1. Applications will not be accepted if submitted via United States Government postage-paid envelopes. 2. Investigations and clearances must be satisfactorily completed to remain in the position. 3. One year probationary period is required. 4. U.S. Citizenship is required. 5. The Bank is a drug-free work place. Many Bank positions are Designated Testing Positions subject to random, periodic testing to ensure the Bank remains a drug-free work place. 6. The Bank provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us at (202) 565-3300 or (202) 565-3729 (TTY). 7. For forms call: (202) 565-3946, option 3. 8. Applications may be faxed to (202) 565-3627 or emailed to [log in to unmask] THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, political affiliation, age, or any other non-merit factor.