Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Supervisory Librarian-Department of the Navy, Naval Postgraduate School

Department: Department Of The Navy
Agency: Commander, Navy Installations, Naval Operations
Job Announcement Number: SW11410-12-449208QH968905-D

SALARY RANGE: $81,460.00 - $105,897.00 /year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 to Monday, April 25, 2011
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1410-12
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional
DUTY LOCATIONS: Few vacancies - Monterey County, CA
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: United States Citizens

Discover a civilian career with the U.S. Department of the Navy that is filled with possibilities and be a part of something that makes a difference for you, the country, and the world. Great Benefits Package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance, and an excellent retirement package!

Applications received prior to the opening date will not be considered. Applications must be received by the closing date of 25 April 2011.

This position is located in Monterey, California.

U.S. Citizenship required
Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (see
Suitable for Federal Employment
A security clearance is required
Relocation expenses are NOT authorized

Back to top Duties
Additional Duty Location Info:

Few vacancies - Monterey County, CA

Incumbent is responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing, documenting and managing processes for capturing metadata, cataloging, and establishing authority control for print and electronic library resources and supervising personnel doing the same. Establish and document policies, provide the analysis, evaluation, innovation and direction of any changes impacting functional operation of tools and resources supporting cataloging, serials control, acquisition and authority control. Utilize analysis tools to generate reports on collection and expenditures, resource usage, web traffic, and other data to support external reporting for assessment, accreditation, and library metrics. Support the negotiation and licensing of academic electronic and print resources selected for acquisition by library collection development staff.

Back to top Qualifications and Evaluations
To qualify for this position, your resume must show sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.

Applicant must meet the following qualification requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual:

Basic Requirements: One full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor’s degree OR a total of at least five years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in Federal Service.

Specialized Experience: Supervising library staff responsible for cataloging electronic and print resources, applying metadata standards, AND licensing electronic resources utilizing an electronic resource management system in an academic library or special library setting.

Additional qualification information should be obtained from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements. For foreign education to be credited, you must provide the following in the "Other Information" section of your resume: (a) name of the accredited U.S. institution that evaluated the education and date it was evaluated; and, (b) the degree / major / number of semester or quarter hours (list all that apply) to which the education was determined equivalent. Education obtained from a foreign school for which the above information is not provided will NOT be credited.

Applicants substituting education for experience must include in their resume the college/university attended, type and year of degree received, the major field of study, and the total number of quarter/semester hours earned. Do not submit transcripts. At the time of the job offer, all selectees must produce, when requested, a copy of the transcript(s) to verify the education included in the resume.


A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if the selectee fails to meet the pre-employment requirements, including failure to report to any of the scheduled appointments.

Selectee may be required to complete a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period.

Work involves some standing, bending, stooping, stretching, reaching and lifting of moderately heavy items such as books, journals, equipment and supplies.

Position may require occasional travel.


You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by experience, education and training you report relative to this position. Your rating will be based on both your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire and the information stated in your resume as it relates to the following knowledges, skills and abilities required to perform the duties of the position:

1. Knowledge in metadata management and cataloging.

2. Ability to supervise and manage personnel responsible for metadata management and cataloging.

3. Knowledge in statistical trends and data analysis.

4. Knowledge in the acquisition and licensing of purchased resources.

If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

CATEGORY RATING: Candidates who meet the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy will be rated according to the Category Rating Procedures. Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire, resume and supporting documents will be used to determine the quality and extent of your experience, education, training, etc., for placement in one of the following categories:

Best Qualified
Highly Qualified
Application of Veterans’ Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veterans’ preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 level or higher.

Back to top Benefits and Other Info

Working for the DoD offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. Additionally, telework options or flexible work schedules may be available. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. To find out more click here

Males born after December 31, 1959 will be required to certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System. If you fail to do so, you will be required to certify that you did not knowingly and willfully fail to register. This requirement must be met before you can be appointed to this position.

Selectee is required to participate in the Department of Defense direct deposit of pay program.

Applicants Claiming Veterans' Preference: You must clearly provide the following information in your resume:
1. Dates and branch of service for all periods of active duty military service, including reservist/guard time called or ordered to active duty.

2. List any campaign badges or expeditionary medals received.

3. Type of last discharge. If discharged prior to full period of active duty, provide reason.

4. If retired military, provide date and rank of retirement.

5. If you have a service-connected disability, indicate the percentage of the disability and the date of your last official statement (must be dated 1991 or later) from the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) or from the branch of the Armed Forces. Applicants may contact the nearest DVA to obtain an updated letter at:

6. Applicants claiming veterans' preference as a widow, spouse, or mother of a veteran must submit the required documentation listed on the SF-15 in order to receive this preference.

In addition to providing the veteran information in your resume, if selected, you will be required to submit proof of preference prior to a job offer being extended. (If claiming 10-point preference, you will be required to submit the SF-15 and the proof required by that form.) Obtain a copy of the SF-15 at

Reemployed Annuitants: If you are a Federal civilian annuitant, click on for important information about employment of annuitants.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): If you are a displaced employee of a non-Department of Defense Federal agency, you may be eligible for special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). ICTAP applicants must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. To be considered well qualified for this position, you must meet at least Highly Qualified category rating under the How You Will Be Evaluated section. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must, upon request, submit proof that they meet the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency separation notice, a copy of their most recent performance rating, and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your ICTAP eligibility clearly on your application. Information about ICTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at

Military Spouse Preference (MSP): If you are the spouse of an active duty military member, then you may be eligible for MSP.

To be eligible you: (1) must have been married to your military sponsor prior to reporting to the new duty assignment; and, (2) must have accompanied your military sponsor on a Permanent Change in Station (PCS) move; and, (3) the position for which you are applying must be within the commuting area of your military sponsor's new permanent duty station.

You must request MSP in your application by: (1) marking Yes to the question, "Are you the spouse of a relocating military member or DoD civilian?" located on the Miscellaneous Information page of the Occupational Questionnaire; and, (2) providing your military sponsor's new duty location and reporting date in the Miscellaneous Information page of the Occupational Questionnaire. At the time of appointment, you must submit a copy of your military sponsor's PCS orders.

MSP applies if you are ranked among the "best qualified" and the candidate list established from this announcement is used to fill the vacancy. MSP does not apply, however, when preference would violate statutes or regulations on veteran's preference or nepotism.

Back to top How To Apply

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your Résumé

2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Documents, as applicable (see Required Documents section below)

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, April 25, 2011

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID: 449208

Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire, and

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

Occupational Questionnaire
Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional)

Resume Intake EIC
Phone: (800)378-4559
Email: CHART@NAVY.MIL Agency Information:
Navy HRSC Southwest
San Diego, CA 92101-4418

Applicants will receive notification advising them of their rating. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.