Department of Energy, Department of Energy
A successful candidate in this position will:Provide detailed investigation of metadata and Scientific and Technical Information records in the E-Link system to correct and solve metadata-related ingest issues and curates (or update) the metadata submitted through E-Link.
Basic education requirement: 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;nor 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.
In addition to meeting the positive education requirement, candidates must meet the below specialized experience.nSPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSA qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Developing metadata and curation related documentation.nProviding requirements and recommendations on curation-related development efforts.nParticipating in meetings, conferences, and symposia concerning the curation of Scientific and Technical Information metadata and full-text.nInvestigating and providing recommendations to correct and solve metadata-related issues.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs).
Do not provide a separate narrative written statement.
Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below.
Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position.
DO NOT write "see resume" in your application! Knowledge and skill in analyzing and researching methods on scientific and technical information and associated metadata.
Knowledge of information management, curation, preservation, and needs of audiences creating or accessing Scientific and Technical Information and associated metadata.
Knowledge and skill to apply analytical methods and techniques to perform analyses of issues and program requirements in the area of Scientific and Technical Information curation.
Skill in oral and written communications, in order to create and maintain technical documentation, develop and present briefings, and other affective writings; and persuasive oral communications to present briefings to large and small groups, explain and defend policies and positions.
"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience.
Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations.
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
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