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Thursday, June 28, 2012

F/T - Librarian - US Army (Westpoint, NY)


Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Military Academy
Job Announcement Number:NEBR12817633690805D
SALARY RANGE: $77,585.00 to $100,859.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 to Monday, July 09, 2012
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1410-12

DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy(s) - West Point, NY United States

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: United States Citizens 

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission.  They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations.  The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:
Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation. You can watch them on parade or competing as intercollegiate athletes in a wide range of sports events. As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, grounds and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, restaurants. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premier performing arts center, and recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.

Who May Apply: US Citizens.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) eligibles.


You must be a US Citizen.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized.
Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized.

Prepare and manage daily resource budgest designated to support the United States Military Academy Library.
Develop and maintain a dashboard of library statistics used to inform short and long term planning.
Develop marketing and communication strategy and plan for library services and programs.
Prepare assessment analysis to improve and evolve library services and programs.
Serve as primary event coordinator for special events held in the library.

Specialized experience: BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must have a Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science. In addition to meeting the basic requirement, to Qualify applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/level (GS-11).  Specialized experience is defined as: experience with budget and accounting in support of academic library operations; assessment practices in support of academic library operations; statistical analysis, marketing and communications practices and capabilities and facilities planning for an academic library.
This position as a librarian is a professional position with a positive education requirement. You must have a Master's Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science.

Other Requirements:

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.

You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
One year trial/probationary period may be required.
Direct Deposit of Pay is Required.
Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized.
Defense National Relocation Program is not authorized.
Conditions of Employment:
This position requires a pre-employment background check.
This position requires you to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450, (5CFR Part 2634, Subpart I USOGE, 6/08). Executive Branch Personnel Confidential Financial Disclosure Report upon entering the position and annually, in accordance with Department of Defense Directive 5500-7-R, Joint Ethics Regulation, dated 23 March 2006.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be reviewed to verify that you meet the basic eligibility and qualification requirements.  Your responses to the questionnaire will be used to evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences. Only the most recently submitted resume will be considered.
Basis for Rating: Qualified candidates will be assigned to one of three quality categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified and Qualified. Veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).  The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  Well-qualified is defined as meeting all of the minimum qualification standards and eligibility requirements as well as possessing skills that clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. Under competitive delegated examining, an ICTAP eligible will be considered well-qualified if they attain an eligibility rating of 90 or higher, not including points for veterans' preference. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at