Bureau of Indian Educaton

This position is part of the Haskell Indian Nations University, Bureau of Indian Education. As a Librarian GS-1410-11 you will be responsible for providing library expertise at the Haskell Indian Nations University’s Tommaney Library.

Open & closing dates:  06/22/2022 to 07/06/2022

Salary: $67,052 – $87,163 per year
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENT
RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENT

Pay scale & grade: GS 11

Location: Lawrence, KS

Remote job: No

Telework eligible: No

Travel Required: Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed: Yes—You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy.

Appointment type: Multiple Appointment Types

Work schedule: Full-time

As a Librarian GS-1410-11 GS-1410-11, your typical work assignments may include the following:
Develops and instructs an interdisciplinary library component into the curriculum that promotes the effective use of the library’s resources.
Implements stakeholder input to develop long-range planning for library expansion and use.
Directs and coordinates management of information through the selection, acquisition, cataloging, and processing of materials for the library’s collection.
Provides professional leadership in administering comprehensive automated library systems with knowledge of current information technologies that promote the use of library resources.
Coordinates and provides professional service at the reference desk with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people.

Conditions of Employment
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ALL NEW HIRES
APPOINTMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO A 2 YR TRIAL OR 1 YR PROBATIONARY PERIOD
APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED ONLINE
VALID STATE-ISSUED DRIVERS LICENSE IS REQUIRED
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENT
RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE PAID WITH A SIGNED AGREEMENTSELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR MALES BORN AFTER 12/31/1959

Qualifications
Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the OPM Standards. For this position, they are listed below.

INDIVIDUAL OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (IOR): Librarian GS-1410-11
BASIC REQUIREMENTS: Completion of 1 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 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.

In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement, you must also meet the Minimum Qualifications requirements below.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

GS-11: 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service that includes: Working in technical services and providing instructional service for students, faculty, staff, and other patrons; experience developing academic departmental networking and faculty to promote library resources; developing information pathfinders for content specific areas and creating learning modules or videos to promote the use library content. OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education in library science or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position. OR Equivalent combination of education and experience

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

Time-In-Grade Requirements: Merit Promotion (status) candidates must have completed one year (52 weeks) of service at the next lower grade level.

EDUCATION: Transcripts MUST be uploaded and electronically linked from USAJOBS at the time you apply and MUST include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, credit hours, major, and grade-point average or class ranking, degree and date awarded. All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Applicants are responsible for providing documentation that the educational requirements have been met. To qualify based on education you must submit a legible copy of your transcripts. Official transcripts are required upon selection if you qualified based on education.

Education must have been obtained from an accredited or pre-accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

For further information on creditable education visit:
http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/661337900 which includes:

1. Your resume (must be current/updated and include the following):
Work Experience:
Position title
Dates of employment (include month/year)
Hours worked per week
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Salary
Current supervisor’s name and telephone number
Duties (Please be specific and include any accomplishments)
Education
References (include complete name and telephone number)
Must be supervisory employer references for the last years of employment.
Most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service. An SF-50 showing your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted and should include your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. Competitive or Excepted). Please be aware that award SF-50’s do not provide sufficient information and will not be accepted for the purpose of verifying time-in-grade.
DD-214 (member copy 4), SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities
Noncompetitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable
Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)?
2. Other supporting documents:
Form BIA 4432, Verification of Indian Preference for Employment (required for claiming Indian Preference). The form must be completed by the appropriate official with the federally-recognized tribe where the applicant is enrolled as a member. No other form will be accepted.
College transcript(s): Copy of undergraduate education transcripts. Unofficial college transcripts are acceptable but official college transcripts will be required before entrance on duty.
Indian Children Protection Requirements: https://bie.edu/cs/groups/xbie/documents/collection/idc012837.pdf
Cover Letter, optional
NOTE: Persons submitting incomplete applications will be given credit only for the information they provide. The applicant is responsible for submitting all required documentation in support of their application in order to receive full credit for their Indian preference, veteran preference, experience, training, and/or education. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLICITED FROM THIS OFFICE.

DRIVING REQUIREMENT (Required only at time of appointment): Incumbent may be required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver’s license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Education.

Job Overview
We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Sign in

Sign Up

Forgotten Password

Share