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Grade: 12

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Grade: All Grades

1 All Grades - Choose the one that best describes your education and experience Answer to this question is required
  • I have a college degree that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of coursework in a field related to the position of which at least 9 semester hours were in education.
  • I have 4 years of experience that demonstrated a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of the work of the education program series.
  • I have a combination of education and experience which includes at least 24 hours in a field related to the position of which at least 9 hours were in education courses.
  • I have one full academic year of experience as a professional teacher in an accredited school or institution, that included preparing and presenting lessons and evaluating and grading students` performance.
  • I do not meet the requirements described above.
2 GS-12 - Choose the one that best describes your education and experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the Federal government
  • I do not meet the requirement described above
3 From the list below, select those that represent your experience in identifying and resolving issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Work closely with individuals and groups to identify issues, analyze alternative, and negotiate differences
  • Facilitate the resolution of conflicting interests among parties whose cooperation is needed in order to meet objectives
  • Prepare analytical documents such as decision memos that identify policy or process issues and offer multiple options for resolution
  • Frequently review and recommend improvements in program policies, procedures, legislation, or other complex documents
  • Serve on teams that are assigned the task of brainstorming alternatives to identified issues and evaluating the effectiveness of those alternatives
  • None of the above
4 Which response below best describes your ability to authoritatively and persuasively present complex information orally and in writing? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in authoritatively presenting complex information orally and in writing.
  • I have experience making oral and written presentations involving straightforward information.
  • I have made oral and written presentations of complex information.
  • I have made oral and written presentations of complex information on the job representing the position of my organization to varied audiences
5 Do you have experience communicating orally and in writing with both internal and external customers? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Which of the following describes your grant management experience? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience monitoring the implementation of grants and holding grantees accountable for meetings goals and timelines.
  • I have experience providing technical assistance to grantees in a formula or discretionary grant program.
  • I have experience monitoring the use of Federal or state grant funds and ensuring that funds are appropriately used.
  • I have experience managing a Federal, state or local grant program.
  • I have experience implementing Federal, state or local grant programs.
  • None of the above
7 Which of the following best describes your experience in developing and writing analyses, option papers, decision memos, and/or other documents in plain language for senior management or other key decision-makers? Answer to this question is required
  • I have offered comments on analysis, option papers, decision memos, and/or other documents for others to incorporate into final versions and transmit to senior officials or other key decision-makers.
  • I have written analyses, option papers, decision memoranda, and/or other documents in final form for senior staff or other key decision-makers.
  • I have led teams or supervised others in writing and issuing analyses, option papers, decision memoranda, and/or other documents in final form for transmittal to senior officials or other key decision-makers.
  • I have no experience in this area of activity.
8 In the area of technical assistance, in which of the following activities have you participated? Answer to this question is required
  • Provided technical assistance to potential grantees
  • Participated in conference calls with grantees
  • Reviewed proposed grant budgets for compliance with cost principles and program requirements
  • Provided feedback in person to schools, districts, or states
  • None of the above
9

Which of the following best describes your work experience in implementing initiatives or achieving goals in a team environment?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience working in teams
  • I have worked effectively as part of a team in meeting common team goals.
  • I have frequently worked in team environments and have led teams in non-work related activities.
  • I occasionally work in team environments and have led teams in work-related projects.
  • I regularly work in team settings and frequently lead teams in work-related projects.
10 How did you learn about this Department of Education job opportunity?
  • ED Website
  • USAJobs
  • Friend or Relative
  • College/University Career Center
  • Employment Office (Federal, State or local)
  • Radio Station
  • Television Ad
  • Newspaper
  • Government Agency (ED) recruitment at School
  • Career/Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
  • Other
11 If your answer to the above question was "Career/Job Fair, Conference, or Convention", or "Other", please identify event. Maximum length of 250 characters.