SUPERVISORY LIBRARIAN (005-20) A NAF Careers Position

Air Force Nonappropriated Fund (AFNAF) Services Career Program - Charleston, SC



POSITION INFORMATION: Position is a Regular Full Time permanent position with benefits and 40 guaranteed hours per week. Pay may be negotiated and set within the advertised salary range with the exception of appropriated fund (APF) employees hired under the Portability Act. Applicants hired under the Portability Act may negotiate pay within the advertised salary range, but no higher than their previous rate of basic APF pay. Internal NAF applicants pay may be set according to applicable NAF pay setting rules.

This is a centrally-managed position in the FORCE SUPPORT Career Field. Relocation expenses (PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION {PCS}) are authorized and will be funded PCS will be paid in accordance with NAF Career Program Guide, the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), and applicable Air Force Regulations.

**Note: This position will oversee two Library locations (Air Base and Naval Weapons Station)**

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Directs and oversees the library or information center functions. Accountable for the full scope of library operations including administration, management, technical, and public services. Responsible for collection management which includes the acquisition, organization, maintenance, preservation, and removal of materials for the collection. Performs original or modified descriptive cataloging, subject analysis, and classification of a wide variety of specialized information in all formats. Catalogs, classifies, and assigns subject headings to information resources using specialized cataloging systems. Searches reference materials, including on-line sources and the Internet, in order to locate unusual or unique reference information in response to customer requests. Functions as a liaison with user groups and establishes partnerships and builds networks with local, state, and regional organizations. Attends professional meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars that support library services which demonstrate practices that meet customer needs. Plan and deliver specialized programs, services, and/or exhibits. Completes cost estimates prior to ordering/purchasing library materials. Evaluates the effectiveness of automated services used by conducting studies and determining requirements that improve system operation. Conducts tours and orientations. Prepares how-to instructions for various services provided. Assists customers with conducting literature searches and catalog use. Writes operating procedures for automated library operations based on established policies. Responds to customer complaints and takes necessary action.

Develops marketing and publicity ideas that promote library programs that include outreach and publicity programs and special events. Tracks marketing program costs and evaluates program effectiveness. Develops budgets while establishing short and long range library plans. Establishes internal procurement and quality processes to ensure appropriate accountability for library acquisitions. Works with procurement office to develop purchase agreements and statements of work for various library services. Resolves problems with procurement activity, finance and accounting office, or vendor.

Performs supervisory responsibilities such as management of staff, recruitment, and training of personnel. Assigns work based on priorities and deadlines; consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments; and the capabilities of employees. Reviews work of subordinates for completion and adherence to established policies. Provides direction and continuous feedback on strengths and weaknesses, and holds employees responsible for satisfactory completion of work assignments. Delivers and advocates recognition for employee’s performance and contribution, using the full range of honorary and monetary awards.

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Basic Requirement: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education OR Master’s degree (from an accredited school) in the field of Library science or equivalent graduate degree, e.g., LL.B. or J.D., related to the position. Experience demonstrating: Ability to manage or direct a library or library system (may include budget responsibility, personnel management, and/or collection management type of duties); ability in applying policies and procedures which direct the execution and development of library programs (i.e., procurement rules and regulations; organizational acquisition policies; information centers’ policies for networked equipment; processes of suppliers and publishers used, etc.); skill in cataloging and using library and online databases for research; knowledge of marketing and publicity techniques to promote library programs and initiatives for customer use; ability to supervise and lead a team of employees. Conditions of employment: Incumbent must be able to satisfactorily complete a Tier-1 (NACI) background investigation. This position is covered under the NAF Careers Program which requires the incumbent to sign a Mobility Agreement.

Based on Air Force worldwide locations and Mobility Agreement, United States citizenship is required to be appointed to a NAF Career Program position.

"All Federal NAF Employees are required by PL 104-134 to have salary payments made by electronic funds transfer/direct deposit."

Any individual who was required to register with Selective Service and who is not registered or knowingly and willfully did not register before the requirement terminated or became inapplicable, will not be appointed.