Job: Supervisory Librarian

2/15/15 –  Supervisory Librarian, NF-04
Army Installation Management Command, USAG Benelux, DFMWR, Libraries, SHAPE, Belgium

USA citizens only

SALARY RANGE:

$45,000.00 to $60,000.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, February 5, 2015 to Friday, February 20, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1410-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
SHAPE, BelgiumView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

WORLD-WIDE US Citizens not ordinarily resident in Belgium. US resident alien family members of US sponsors who are citizens of NATO countries other than Belgium.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust – Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain “FIRST CHOICE” MWR products and services for America’s Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force.

Directs overall library operation on SHAPE. May also be responsible for one or two branch libraries.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • Staff assistance visits to the field (Brussels, Chievres, SHAPE, Schinnen)

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • Yes
  • PCS costs and LQA authorized

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Direct Deposit is required.
  • Social Security card is required.
  • Citizenship eligible under country SOFA agreement.

DUTIES:

Responsible for the full scope of library functions to include library management/administration; personnel management; public/patron services, e.g. reference/research services, selective dissemination of information, circulation services, programming, interlibrary loans, up-to-date web presence; technical services, e.g. acquisitions, cataloging/classification, accountability of materials, procurement strategies; automation systems and other library technology implementation and support, e.g. ILS, workstations, Internet access, and network applications.

Evaluates effectiveness of the library’s automated services, determines requirements and conducts studies to improve systems operations. Responsible for the library facility; i.e. justification and planning for new facility, maintenance and improvements, purchase of furniture and equipment, and allocation of space.

Develops budgets, justifies requirements, and establishes short and long-range plans/goals. Monitors funding allocations and meets expenditure targets. Reviews library operations for effectiveness. Determines internal library policies. Advises on external library policies. Establishes standard operating procedures and sets internal controls. Prepares a variety of correspondence/reports/briefs. Conducts oral presentations and presides over group meetings. Promotes library services and programs. Develops marketing strategies to increase library awareness. Liaisons with community/user groups and establishes partnerships/networks for efficiencies with local, state, regional and/or national organizations.

Attends professional meetings, conferences, workshops, and seminars as required. Performs reference and research services using text and online searching principles. Selects a variety of print, non-print, and online resources to meet the organizational, educational and personal needs of customers. Catalogs and classifies library materials as required. Supervises assigned staff, conducts employee appraisals, advocates training, and provides appropriate recognition and feedback for performance. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

CANDIDATES MUST POSSESS A MASTER’S DEGREE IN LIBRARY SCIENCE, INFORMATION SERVICES, OR INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY.  Additionally, one (1) year of progressively responsible work experience equivalent to the next lower grade level is required which showcases the ability to perform in library management, personnel management, public/patron services, technical services, and library automation service functions.  Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) to perform successfully the duties of the position and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.

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