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Grade: 11

1 Which statement best describes your background related to this position? Answer to this question is required
  • I have 1 yr of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 in the Federal government.
  • I have 3 yrs of higher level graduate education leading to a PhD in computer science, info science, info systems mgmt, mathematics, statistics, operations research, or engineering, or course work that required the development or adaptation of computer programs & systems and provided the knowledge equivalent to a major in the computer field.
  • I don't have the required specialized experience or required graduate education but I do have an equivalent combination of graduate education and specialized experience that qualifies me for this position.
  • My background is not described in the above options.
2 Which describes your level of proficiency in attention to details (thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail)? Answer to this question is required
  • Basic level.
  • Intermediate level.
  • Advanced level.
  • None of the above.
3 Which of the following best describes your level of customer service? [Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external business partners and customers (any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unity produces including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government). Provides information or assistance. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement. Effectively manages customer relationships.] Answer to this question is required
  • Basic level.
  • Intermediate level.
  • Advanced level.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following best describes your level of oral communication? (Makes clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups. Listens effectively; clarifies information as needed. Speaks and writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner that is appropriate to the audience. Facilitates an open exchange of ideas to ensure all group input is considered. Handles technical, sensitive or controversial topics with agility, involving executives/managers as appropriate.) Answer to this question is required
  • Basic level.
  • Intermediate level.
  • Advanced level.
  • None of the above.
5 Which best describes your level of problem solving? (Identifies and analyzes problems, weighs relevance and accuracy of information, generates and evaluates alternative solutions, and makes sound recommendations) Answer to this question is required
  • Basic level.
  • Intermediate level.
  • Advanced level.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

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1 Select the response that best reflects how you learned about this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Individual referral (friend, relative, Smithsonian employee, school counselor, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job fair or informational session
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Social networking site (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, or other)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Other online source (USAJobs, Smithsonian website, Internet employment search)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Community or professional organization
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Mass media (magazine, newspaper, radio, television, poster, telephone job hot line)
    1.1 Please indicate the source. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 Choose the one statement that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-9 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as managing short term IT digitization projects in one of the following organizations: library, archive, museum, research center; or a similar scientific, historical or cultural institution setting.
  • I have qualifying education as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I have a qualifying combination of experience and education as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience or education described above.