2018 /2019 Army Library Internship-KS

Approximate date of posting August 8, 2018

Position: Post-Secondary student enrolled in a Master’s program for Library Science,

The term “post-secondary student” means a person enrolled and seeking a Master’s degree in Library Science at an accredited college or university on a half-time to full-time basis. You must meet the definition of student throughout the duration of this appointment.

Eligibility have to be able to be here in Kansas before the end of the fiscal year.

1) All candidates MUST be citizens of the United States. 2) All candidates must pass a background check and be able to attain and maintain a Secret clearance

Location: Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Company/Organization  Combined Arms Research Library (CARL), is a comprehensive military research center supporting the Army Command and General Staff College. It also serves as the post library for the Fort Leavenworth community.

Schedule/Hours  unspecified

Time Frame Temp-Perm

Compensation: Selection will be made at the GS-07.$41,626 – $66,194 USD per year

Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on such factors as your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.

Source: fedlib@listserv.loc.go


This is a Public Advertisement for a term position being filled under the Department of Defense (DoD) Direct Hire Authority (DHA)

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 – A 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.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: • Reference and research principles and methodologies • Current reference and research practices and tools • Reference interview techniques • Use of finding and research aids and bibliographic tools • Knowledge of current technologies and information resources

At the GS-07 level serves as an intern receiving advanced on-the-job training and instruction in the application of librarian techniques and methodologies. Performs a variety of assignments selected to broaden skills and provide practical experience to prepare for progressively more complex assignments. Tasks are frequently portions of broader assignments of higher-level professional employees. At the full performance level (GS-09), individuals typically: • Provides comprehensive reference, research, and information services in support of the mission-related requirements of the US Army Command and General Staff College and Department of Defense military and civilian personnel at all policy and decision levels and other authorized users. • Researches and prepares annotated/unannotated comprehensive and selective bibliographies, briefing guides, informational brochures, and specialized lists upon request and in conjunction with mission requirements. • Interviews and interacts with customers to establish and analyze their requirements. Exercises sound judgement to locate and select authoritative print and online resources. Formulates unique search strategies and conducts effective searches using appropriate retrieval methods. • Provides training, advice, quality control and technical assistance to other public service staff and library personnel. • Participates in the collection development process by selecting and recommending new and updated materials and services and recommends withdrawals of materials.

PROMOTION AND CONVERSTION TO THE COMPETITIVE SERVICE Promotion to the target grade, GS-09 is contingent upon completion of a degree in library science and satisfactory completion of all required training and continuous satisfactory performance. This position may be converted to the competitive service upon satisfactory completion of the program and training requirements.

Website: usacac.army.mil/organizations/cace/carl

How to Apply: Your application package must include, at a minimum, your resume and transcripts. Complete application packages should be sent to beata.a.moore.civ@mail.mil.

POC Beata Totten Moore
USACGSC/Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library
250 Gibbon Avenue
Fort Leavenworth, KS

Deadline: August 20, 2018


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