<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br />This position is located in the Human Capital Directorate (HCD), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO).<br /><br />The position description number for this position is 369439.<br /><br />The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.<br /><br />This is a non-supervisory, non-bargaining unit position.<br /><br />Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.<br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The incumbent advises management on recruitment, examination and selection processes; researches the best practices regarding recruitment methods and policies in both the Federal and private sectors.<br /><br />Provides advice on routine position classification issues. Ensures that the application of position classification standards is accurate and consistent. As necessary, compares positions to other like positions to ensure consistency in establishing compensation levels between various employment programs. The incumbent provides agency management with interpretations of policy and procedures.; Reviews recruitment and placement actions and provides advice on recruitment issues; provides guidance to clarify conflicting guidance or alleviate other potential or existing problems; establishes and maintains a cooperative working relationship with agency managers; provides recommendations that meet immediate as well as long-term needs and performs thorough analysis of operating procedures and mission requirements to accurately identify problems and to devise feasible and long-term solutions.<br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> </ul> <br /> No additional requirements to those listed above. <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.<br /><br /><strong>Knowledge of federal staffing and recruitment and classifications rules and regulations.**</strong><br /><br /><strong>Knowledge of automated personnel systems and applications.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Ability to apply a variety of guidelines and/or regulations.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Ability to use office computer software applications and office equipment.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Ability to provide customer service while exercising judgment and discretion.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Ability to adapt to changing priorities.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.</strong><br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous Federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade.<br /><br />The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.<br /><br />Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br />This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please ADAloc.gov. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.<br /><br />The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.<br /><br />Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.<br /><br />The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.<br /><br />Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period. <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />The Library of Congress evaluates applicants through an applicant questionnaire and a structured interview. Applicants may also be screened for some jobs through licensing, certification, and/or education requirements, a narrative/application review, and/or a preliminary telephone interview.<br /><br />The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position. To be considered for final selection, applicants must demonstrate fully acceptable experience in these designated KSAs in the narrative/application review, preliminary telephone and/or full structured interview.<br /><br />The various assessment tools listed above are designed to verify or explore applicants' experience, knowledge, and training directly related to the job in order to identify the best qualified applicants for selection.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Not Required <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />Current or former federal employees must submit their most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent). <br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />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.