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Vacancy Details

Grade: 11

1 GS-11: Choose the one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position. Before answering this question, see the qualifications section on this announcement. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M. (if related), from an accredited college or university. This education demonstrates my knowledge, skills, and abilities to do the work of the position to be filled.
  • I have at least one year of specialized experience that has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position as described in the vacancy announcement. This experience is related to the work of the position and equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service.
  • I have a combination of graduate level education and specialized experience that together meets 100% of the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements described above.
Please note that ALL applicants must submit a resume online and complete the entire application process to be considered for this position. Ensure that your resume, which is the basis for determining if you qualify for this position, thoroughly supports your responses to the below job specific assessment questions and that it contains the names, titles, beginning and ending dates of employment (month/year), and names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). Your resume must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf
2 I understand that the responses provided in this questionnaire must be fully supported by my resume. I further understand that my resume must be detailed and highlight my most relevant and significant work experience (to include starting and ending dates of employment for each position held) and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. My failure to do so will result in me being rated "Ineligible" or "Not Qualified" for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I understand that to qualify for this position based on education, I must submit a copy of my transcripts to receive consideration. However, if selected for this position, I will be required to provide official documentation prior to being appointed. (Please follow the instructions in the vacancy announcement). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 With which of the following types of media technologies do you have education, training or experience? Answer to this question is required
  • Intranet
  • Internet
  • Web Chats
  • Video conferencing
  • Blogs
  • Really Simple Syndication (RSS)
  • Listservs
  • Streaming media
  • Electronic slideshow
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following choices best describes your education, training or experience with media technologies (e.g. web chats, the internet or intranet, listservs, Really Simple Syndication (RSS), video conferencing, streaming media, electronic slideshows): Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education or work experience employing diverse media technologies but have used them personally.
  • I have education or training employing diverse media technologies but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have experience employing diverse media technologies on the job with close supervision.
  • I have routinely and independently employed diverse media technologies as a regular part of the job.
  • I have managed or overseen the use of diverse media technologies on the job.
6 Which of the following best reflects your highest level of experience in analyzing trends in public and media attitudes? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not performed these job functions.
  • I have performed similar or directly related job functions and my experience and training have helped me to perform these functions successfully.
  • I have performed these functions as a regular part of jobs that I have held.
  • I am highly skilled at public and media attitude analysis.
7 Which of the following kinds of materials have you used in assessing public and media attitudes? Answer to this question is required
  • Polling data
  • Focus group report
  • Media research reports
  • Feedback surveys
  • None of the above
8 Have you ever written a report assessing major newspaper editorial opinion? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 From the following list, please indicate the type(s) of editing you have performed: Answer to this question is required
  • Copy editing
  • Editing for content
  • Editing for grammar and spelling
  • Editing for factual accuracy
  • Editing for length
  • Editing for style
  • None of the above
10 Which of the following describes your experience with multiple websites? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience with multiple websites
  • I have worked with Database Administrators to design and/or update databases as they relate to web applications
  • I have overseen the development (including design) and administration of multiple websites
  • I have created multiple websites
  • I have administered multiple websites
11 Do you have experience in analyzing communications or media relations strategy, policy, or program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Which of the following statements BEST reflects your experience in preparing documents to be interactive on a website? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in this area.
  • I have formal training in this area, but have not yet applied this skill in work situations.
  • I have work experience in preparing documents to be interactive on a website under the direction of a webmaster and/or supervisor.
  • I have independently prepared documents to be interactive on a website.
  • I am experienced at this task and lead / train others due to my expertise in this area.
13 Which of the following choices best describes your education, training or experience with media technologies (e.g. web chats, the internet or intranet, listservs, Really Simple Syndication (RSS), video conferencing, streaming media, electronic slideshows): Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education or work experience employing diverse media technologies but have used them personally.
  • I have education or training in employing diverse media technologies but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I have experience employing diverse media technologies on the job with close supervision.
  • I have routinely and independently employed diverse media technologies as a regular part of the job.
  • I have managed or overseen the use of diverse media technologies on the job.
14 Which of the following news media-related roles have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Spokesperson
  • Writer/ editor
  • Media strategist
  • Media advisor
  • Journalism professor or trainer
  • Journalist
  • Producer/ director
  • Publisher
  • News broadcaster
  • None of the above
15 From the following list of communication activities, please identify any with which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • I have led staff to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • I have interacted with and advised senior officials on matters of considerable importance or impact
  • I have interacted with members of Congress or congressional staff regarding policy, programs, or other substantive issues
  • I have conveyed information, on background or for the record, to U.S. or foreign news media
  • I have represented my employer as a spokesperson to domestic or foreign publics
  • None of the above
16 From the list below, identify all of the types of audiences with which you have experience communicating orally or making oral presentations. Answer to this question is required
  • Senior officials
  • Students
  • Colleagues
  • Academia
  • Government organizations
  • Congress
  • Foreign audiences
  • Private industry
  • General public
  • Professional organizations
  • None of the above
17 Which of the following types of activities have you planned? Answer to this question is required
  • Conferences
  • Speaking tours
  • Public relations campaign
  • Briefings
  • Ceremony
  • Product launch
  • Exhibits
  • None of the above
18 Which of the following best reflects your experience in delivering quality work products that satisfy team and/or organizational priorities and deadlines? Answer to this question is required
  • I normally work on individual projects or assignments that are generally completed independently and within the assigned deadlines and milestones.
  • I manage multiple tasks/ assignments within a common time period. I am skilled at adjusting my use of time to meet changes in priorities and meet the requirements of new and/ or unexpected work. When priorities conflict, I am normally capable of resolving the conflicts independently or by involving the team leader or supervisor.
  • In addition to managing multiple tasks/ assignments within a common time period, I negotiate deadlines, changes, and adjustments in priorities with senior management on my own behalf as well as that of my work group. I have assisted others to determine how best to use their time and how to re-prioritize their work when situations warrant.
  • None of the above
19 From the list below, identify all of the types of audiences with which you have experience communicating orally or making oral presentations: Answer to this question is required
  • Senior officials
  • Students
  • Colleagues
  • Academia
  • Government organizations
  • Congress
  • Foreign audiences
  • Private industry
  • General public
  • Professional organizations
  • None of the above
20 From the following list of communication activities, please identify any with which you have experience: Answer to this question is required
  • I have led staff to achieve tactical and strategic goals.
  • I have interacted with and advised senior officials on matters of considerable importance or impact.
  • I have interacted with members of Congress or congressional staff regarding policy, programs, or other substantive issues.
  • I have conveyed information, on background or for the record, to U.S. or foreign news media.
  • I have represented my employer as a spokesperson to domestic or foreign publics.
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

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