The mission of the Fleet and Family Readiness (FFR) Programs team is to maximize the physical, emotional and social development of the Navy family. FFR enables a ready Navy force through its Fleet Readiness, Family Readiness and Housing Programs. We service all non-appropriated fund (NAF) employees who work for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), Navy Gateway Inns & Suites (NGIS) and Bachelor Housing (BH) throughout the Fleet and Family Readiness Program for the .
Directs overall library operation providing mission, education and quality of life support to the base personnel, their families and retirees. Responsible for the full scope of library functions to include library administration, personnel management, circulation services, reference/research services, technical services and technological development and support. Responsible for the library facility; i.e., maintenance and improvements, purchase of furniture and equipment and allocation of space within the facility for various library functions. develops budgets and establishes short and long range library plans. Responsible for work force management, recruitment and staff training.
Provides reference and research services using a broad range of current and retrospective resources as well as a variety of resource formats; i.e, print resources, non-print resources, on-line databases, other libraries or external subject resources. Develops a selection plan to match resource requirements and prioritizes requirements against available funds.
Establishes internal procurement and quality processes to ensure appropriate accountability for library acquisitions. Perform original cataloging, subject analysis and classification of a wide variety of specialized information in all formats using Dewey Decimal Classification and Library of Congress subject headings. Manages the library marketing program to include outreach programs, publicity, cross marketing and special events. Develops and maintains contact with professional and service organizations to promote specialized programs and exhibits.
Accurately trains employees to successfully accomplish work tasks and comply with security, safety and health regulations.
Who May Apply
This job is open to...
US Citizens and Non-Citizens - A non US Citizen applicant must have a Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card)
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Conditions of Employment
A non US Citizen applicant must have a Permanent Resident Card (also known as a Green Card).
Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years.
Knowledge of all aspect of library principles, concepts, methodology, operations, functions, and management to perform the professional and administrative duties of the position. Knowledge of policies, procedures, systems and interrelationships of the library, library databases, data sources and the customers served. Knowledge of marketing and publicity techniques and of the interests and needs of customers and organizations served to promote library use. Knowledge of established procurement rules and regulations and internal organizational acquisition policies. Knowledge of online database searching and research techniques and capabilities of post-processing to meet user requirements. Experience supervising the work of library employees. Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Master's degree in Library and Information studies from an American Library Association accredited school and 3 years progressively responsible work experience.
Spouses of active duty military members of the Armed Forces may receive preference in hiring under this announcement if they are among the best qualified referred and are within reach of selection. Spouse Preference does not apply to NF 04 and NF 05 positions. Please clearly identify in your application that you are asking for spouse preference and complete the Request for Military Spouse Preference form and submit a copy of current PCS orders. Failure to submit current PCS orders with application will prevent spousal preference from being granted. Acceptance or declination of a regular full or part-time non-appropriated or appropriated fund position ends your ability to claim this preference.
Some positions have special requirements. In these cases selection is tentative pending satisfactory completion of these requirements. Applicants may be required to provide proof of education, etc. All selections are contingent upon the obtaining of satisfactory employment reference checks.
As a condition of employment, the selected individual will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer program.
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT:
If you are a male born after December 31, 1959 and at least 18 years of age, employment law (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must register with the Selective Service System (military draft), unless you meet certain exemptions. If applicable, failure to register will prevent you from being considered for employment. To register, please visit the Selective Service web site at .
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.
The Department of the Navy provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they require reasonable accommodation should contact our Human Resource Office to ensure that the Department of the Navy can consider such requests. The decision to grant an accommodation will be made on a case by case basis.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to the job requirements. Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of KSAs will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.
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Background checks and security clearance
If you are a veteran claiming Veterans' Preference, please attach your DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, showing all dates of service, receipt of medals and campaign badges, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). The member 4 copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, is preferable.
A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.
APPLICATION FORMS - A complete packet of the following forms must be submitted for each position applying for:
Resume that includes 3 professional references
If claiming veteran's preference, you must submit a clear, legible copy of your DD 214.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
(35 - 40 hours per week), all benefits offered (medical, dental, life insurance, spouse & child(ren) life insurance, long term disability, retirement, and 401(k) savings plan).
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Resume with 3 professional references
Proof of Education (if applicable to position requirements)
DD 214 for veteran's preference consideration
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All applicants will be notified regarding their status. Applicants will either be contacted for an interview or sent a letter of non-selection 4 - 6 weeks after announcement closing date. If selected for an interview, applicants can expect to be contacted 3 - 4 weeks after their interview with a position offer or notification of non-selection.
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An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
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