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Vacancy Details

Grade: 14

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position? For this position specialized experience is defined as activities, such as serving as a Key Advisor that provides technical, advisory and other services related to supporting a director or high-level official in a museum or cultural institution; providing leadership on all policies, programs and activities in the organization; and providing planning, coordination and support for the director or a high-level official on the organization’s operations and other special initiatives such as the strategic plan.

 

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Which of the following best describes your experience working alongside a director or high- level official in a museum or cultural institution on leading a museum and on special projects? Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked as key advisor to a director in a museum or cultural institution.
  • I have worked as key advisor to a high-level official in a museum or cultural institution.
  • I have assisted a director in a museum or cultural institution.
  • I have assisted a high-level official in a museum or cultural institution.
  • I have assisted a director in an institution.
  • I have assisted a high-level official an institution.
  • I have not assisted a director nor a high-level official.
3 Are you familiar with the programmatic activities of the Smithsonian, National Museum of American History? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 How have you applied your knowledge of the programmatic activities to the mission of a museum or cultural institution? Answer to this question is required
  • I applied technical expertise by directly assisting a director or high-level official in a large museum or cultural institution.
  • I applied technical expertise by directly assisting a director or high-level official in an institution.
  • I do not have knowledge of nor have I applied programmatic activities to the mission of a museum or cultural institution.
5 Are you able to exercise extreme confidentially in all areas as it relates to supporting a director or high-level official? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Are you able to make sound judgement on behalf of a director or high-level official? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 How have you made recommendations to a director or high-level official based on your analyses and evaluation? Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently assessed options and strategies and made recommendations to a director or high-level officials based my analyses and evaluation.
  • In concert with others, I have assessed options and strategies and made recommendations to a director or high-level officials based my analyses and evaluation.
  • I have not assessed options and strategies and have not made recommendations to a director or high-level officials based my analyses and evaluation
8

In what ways have you demonstrated your skill in written communication?

Answer to this question is required
  • I have written reports for a director or high-level official.
  • I have written proposals on behalf of a director or high-level official.
  • I have written correspondence, memoranda for a director or high-level official.
  • I have created presentations for, and on behalf of director or high-level official.
  • I have written policies and guidelines for a director or high-level official.
  • I have written talking points or speeches for a director or high-level official.
  • I do not have skill in written communication.
9 Through research, do you have experience in analytical writing as it supports the mission of the National Museum of American History? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Have you assembled reference material that requires action or decision for a director or high-level official? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11

With which of the following organization have you established and maintained effective working relationships internally and externally?

Answer to this question is required
  • NMAH Staff.
  • SI Staff.
  • SI Senior Staff (Secretary, Under Secretaries, Museum Directors).
  • NMAH Board Members.
  • External Museum colleagues.
  • Other stakeholders.
  • I have not established nor maintained effective working relationships internally and externally.