Job: Librarian Supervisor

3.28.16 – Librarian Supervisor NF-1410-04
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS), Iwakuni, Japan
Sarah P’s commentsUSA Citizens only. This is actually a long application window for USAJobs.  If interested and eligible you need to apply ASAP because you first have to create a profile and this step can take 2-3 days to be processed and approved.  Only then can you apply for the position. For more information about applying for international US Government positions please see the Chapter 7 Resources of my Traveling Librarian book.

Closes Friday 4/8/2016
Salary Range:  $49,000 to $54,000 / Per Year
Series & Grade: NF-1410-04/04

Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team!  MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community.    We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.  As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

SPECIAL NOTE: This position is an overseas assignment tour of duty which may include the following benefits: Transportation Agreement, LQA/ BOQ, Post Allowance, Annual Leave, and Sick Leave, 401 K) Retirement Plan, Medical, Dental and Life Insurance.

NAF Pension Plan that is portable to other qualified government agencies. (may be eligible to buy back military service time)
International medical and dental insurance (on/off base)
Short Term Disability Insurance up to 60% of your salary.
Up to $ 10,000 a year for tuition Assistance up to graduate level.
Leave Donation Program for life’s emergencies.
Professional training and development curriculum in technology and leadership

MAJOR DUTIES:  Responsible for oversight of the professional functions of the library system; children’s services, reference, and technical services.  Accomplished through performance and/or supervision of the professional staff.  Responsible for developing new library mission to support academic, education and professional military education of Marines.  Responsible for planning and conducting base-wide library services programming for children and teens.  Selects new and replacement resources for children’s collections in order to develop libraries that meet the needs of children and their parents.  Maintains effective working partnerships with other children’s librarians in the area, and selecting resources for providing technical support to a librarian by performing a wide variety of tasks, which furnish direct services to the public as well as indirect technical services.  Checks library materials in and out at the main circulation desk.  Verifies that customers are authorized to use the facility.  Registers new customers, issues library cards, and files applications.  Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library customers.  Accepts payments for lost or damaged materials and makes appropriate entries in accountability log, and prepares receipts.  Takes requests for reserves and inter/intra library loans, and periodically checks to see that requests are filled.  Keeps current record of overdue materials  in either a manual or automated system and may contact borrowers by telephoning or by issuing overdue notices.  Accurately compiles and records statistics on library usage such as book circulation, attendance, computer searches, reference questions, etc.  Assists customers in locating and utilizing library departments, catalogs, directories, indexes, files, and standard reference materials.  Locates items through the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system and requests materials for library customers.  Assist librarian with cataloging duties.

The incumbent acts in the absence of the Lifelong Learning Branch Manager to approve leave of all Branch employees and attend meetings on behalf of the manager.  Performs a variety of general office and clerical tasks in support of library operation.  Types reports, overdue notices, letters,  bills, book orders,  in accordance with specific instructions.  Arranges and files items in subject and chronological order where file coding is readily clear.  Picks up, sorts, and distributes mail accurately and within established time frames.

Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Prepares internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved budget.  Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS.  Manages new property resources and may provide direction on facility renovations and improvements.  Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives.  Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action.  Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs.  Maintains and enforces security of funds, merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.  Adheres to safety regulations and standards.  Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.  Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Library Science (MLS) or Masters in Information and Library Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited program.
  • Professional knowledge of librarianship including the performance or supervision or administration of a major functional area.
  • Must have knowledge of the print and non-print resources associated with the field of military arts and sciences.
  • Must have knowledge of the provisions of the National Interlibrary Loan Code and familiarity with the Copyright Act of 1976 affecting interlibrary loans for the purpose of obtaining materials not held by the library.
  • Must have a high level of computer literacy and knowledge of and skill with integrated library systems, computer operating systems and database management.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

 

 

Job: Librarian NF-04

6/4/15 –  Librarian NF-04 Department of the Army, Sembach, Germany

SALARY RANGE:

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

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, June 1, 2015 to Monday, June 15, 2015

SERIES & GRADE:

NF-1410-04

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time – Permanent

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Sembach, GermanyView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All interested and qualified applicants eligible for employment under U.S. conditions worldwide.

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

Yes

HOW TO APPLY:

You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded/faxed/dropped off/mailed based on the application method.  If faxing, mailing or dropping off in person, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX.  You may apply for this position using one of the four methods identified below.

1. ONLINE (preferred):  Apply electronically via https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the USAJOBS.gov app  to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.

2. FAX: Fax your application package to (478) 757-3144.  For Fax Applications, an OPM Fax Coversheet must be submitted for all documents.

3. MAIL: Mail or email your application package to the point of contact listed for this vacancy announcement.

4. IN PERSON: You may drop off your application package in person to the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office listed as the point of contact for this vacancy announcement if you are within the area of the servicing CPAC, NAF HR Office. 

DUTIES:

Performs work that requires full professional knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of librarianship to select, organize, preserve, access, manage, and disseminate information associated with public/patron services including services for children and/or teens, technical services, and automation services. Provides all members of the Military Community with reference/research using text and online searching principles, reader’s advisory/selective dissemination of information, circulation, programming and library instruction, marketing/public relations, interlibrary loans, and an up-to-date web presence. Performs technical services functions including acquisitions, procurement, cataloging/classification, physical processing, and accountability of materials. Performs automation services including ILS maintenance, network operations, and workstation and Internet issues. Develops and implements long-range automation plans for the library within the parameters defined by the supervisory librarian. Monitors fund allocations within assigned department(s). Supervises assigned staff. Assists chief librarian in overall management of the library.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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 is desired which showcases the ability to perform patron/public services, technical services, and/or library automation service functions. Must be familiar with office software products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

***HIGHLY QUALIFYING CRITERIA***

Those meeting the below highly qualifying criteria will be referred first.

  1. Experience in selecting materials in a variety of formats including electronic and physical collections.
  2. Experience working with contracts.

3.Experience working with library material and database vendors.

4 Experience with technical services especially processing and cataloging of materials.

  1. Experience supervising library technicians or paraprofessionals in a technical services environment.
  2. Experience with Interlibrary Loans.

A master’s degree in library science, information services, or information management from an accredited college or university.

For more detail click on job title to go directly to the USAJobs site…

 

Job: Supervisory Librarian

4/1/15 –  Supervisory Librarian
Army Installation Management Command, Department of the Army, USAG Library, Wiesbaden, Germany

Sarah P’s comments:  This is actually a long application window for USAJobs.  If interested and eligible you need to apply ASAP because you first have to create a profile and this step can take 2-3 days to be processed and approved.  Only then can you apply for the position. For more information about applying for international US Government positions please see the Chapter 7 Resources of my Traveling Librarian book.

 

SALARY RANGE: $61,000.00 to $81,000.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 to Friday, April 10, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:NF-1410-04
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Permanent
DUTY LOCATIONS: Wiesbaden, Germany
WHO MAY APPLY: US Citizens and Non-Citizens of a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) country (except Germany) eligible for employment under U.S. conditions in Germany

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.

HOW TO APPLY: You must submit a complete application by 11:59pm (Eastern Time) on the closing date reflected on the vacancy announcement. A complete application contains a Resume (or DA Form 3433), any required documentation to support any preference/priority claims, certification, licensure or education requirements as well as a completed Occupational Questionnaire. All these documents must be uploaded/faxed/dropped off/mailed based on the application method. If faxing, mailing or dropping off in person, your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire must be completed on the OPM Form 1203-FX to receive consideration; no other document will be accepted instead of the OPM Form 1203-FX.

ONLINE APPLICATION (preferred): Apply electronically via https://usajobs.gov. This will ensure faster processing of your application and provide faster status updates. You can download the USAJOBS.gov app to your smart phone for easy access and convenience.

DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directs overall library operation. May also be responsible for one or two branch libraries. 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.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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. Must have a working knowledge of office software products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
A master’s degree in library science, information services, or information management from an accredited college or university.