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Grade: 11

1 Choose the one response that best describes your education and/or experience as it pertains to requirements of the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed 3 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  • I have 1 year of specialized experience at or least equivalent to Grade 09 in the Federal service.
  • I possess a combination of graduate level education as described in "1." above, and appropriate specialized experience as described in "2." above that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 This series has a basic education requirement that must be met by all applicants. Which of the following best describes how you meet that requirement? Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed a course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (or higher) with a major in archival science or bachelor's degree (or higher) with a major that includes 18 semester hours in archival science, history and/or in political science or government, and 12 semester hours in one or any combination of the following: archival science, history, American civilization, economics, political science, public administration, or government.
  • I have a combination of education and experience that includes at least 30 semester hours of courses as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
  • I do not meet the basic education requirement as described 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 experience collaborating with Latino/a communities on topics of Latino/a history and culture in the United States and the Americas; applying archival standards and methodology to all activities which comprise of archival collections processing, storage, preservation, conservation, disaster planning, and records management; caring for and handling archival materials such as records, images, recordings, oral histories, personal papers and other record types on a wide range of physical media, as well as born digital and digitized content.
  • 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.
3 Do you have experience researching and collecting Latino material culture and related items in historical context?  This experience is demonstrated through products of research such as articles, teaching, lectures, oral histories, archival holdings, ephemera, museum collections, exhibitions, and/or public programming specifically in Latino history and culture. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No