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Grade: 11

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Grade: All Grades

1 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 full-time specialized experience at the GS-9 level equivalent to federal service.
  • I have qualifying education - 3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or LL.M., in a related discipline for this position.
  • 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.
2 Which of the following production tasks have you performed for print or electronic publications? Answer to this question is required
  • I have circulated manuscripts for internal review within my organization
  • I have circulated manuscripts for peer review outside of my organization
  • I have circulated manuscripts for editing
  • I have compiled comments and revisions from multiple reviewers into a single document for action
  • I have reviewed print layouts for proper placement of images in relation to text
  • I have reviewed on-line layouts for proper placement of images in relation to text
  • I have circulated page proofs or bluelines for review
  • I have maintained production schedules by dates and status of different tasks
  • I have monitored production schedules and reminded authors or reviewers of impending deadlines
  • I have maintained correspondence records to track acceptance/rejection letters for authors
  • I have acquired images and reproduction rights
  • I have reviewed credit lines to ensure accuracy
  • I have reviewed image license agreements or contributor agreements and ensured that the requirements specified therein were fulfilled
  • I have served as a liaison with other departments within my organization
  • I have served as a liaison with authors or copyright owners
  • I have served as a liaison with a co-publisher
  • I have not performed any of these production tasks
3 What best describes your work experience in planning and managing schedules and budgets for complex projects? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education or training in developing budgets, project plans or schedules for complex projects.
  • I have received education or training in developing budgets, project plans or schedules for complex projects but have not had the opportunity to perform this task on the job.
  • I have experience in developing budgets, project plans or schedules for complex projects but under close supervision or direction of a senior employee or supervisor.
  • I have experience in developing budgets, project plans or schedules for complex projects and have done so with minimal direction and with only periodic review and oversight from a senior employee or supervisor.
  • I have experience leading the development of budgets, project plans or schedules for complex projects and have supervised others doing this work.
4 Which of the following production tasks have you performed for marketing or promotional materials? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have drafted or edited text copy.
  • I have selected or recommended images.
  • I have reviewed copyright issues for text or image reproduction.
  • I have circulated materials for internal review within my organization.
  • I have designed promotional materials using desktop publishing software.
  • I have contracted or coordinated with a graphic designer to design materials.
  • I have prepared PO requirements such as Specifications, Requests for Quotes, or Statements of Work.
  • I have obtained price quotes and selected vendors for printing.
  • I have reviewed and approved layouts and proofs.
  • I have established and monitored production schedules.
  • I have contracted or coordinated with a mailing house to distribute promotional materials.
  • I have not performed any of these production tasks.
5 Which best describes your level of experience editing and writing major publications or scripts for museums or cultural organizations? Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked as a lead editor/writer responsible for writing exhibition scripts for a museum or cultural organization and submitted final edited script.
  • I have worked under the supervision of a lead editor/writer assisting the lead and made changes to script based on leader’s suggestions in a museum or cultural organization.
  • I have experience editing and writing but not for museum exhibitions.
  • I do not have any experience editing or writing.
6 Which statement best describes your experience editing and copyediting publication manuscripts according to the Chicago Manual of Style? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience editing and copyediting publications manuscripts using the Chicago Manual of Style as a guide within a modern and contemporary arts organization.
  • I have experience editing and/or copyediting publication manuscripts using the Chicago Manual of Style as a guide.
  • I have education and/or training using the Chicago Manual of Style as a guide for editing and/or copyediting publication manuscripts.
  • I have no experience editing and/copyediting publication manuscripts.
7 Which of the following statements best describes your experience in editing other's work and in developing grammatical and stylistic policy? Answer to this question is required
  • I have edited others work and have been part of a team that made grammatical and stylistic policy suggestions.
  • I have edited others' work, made suggestions on grammatical and stylistic policy suggestions for consideration, and collaborated with stakeholders and subject matter experts to implement these suggestions in a collaborative manner.
  • I have edited other's work and have used the insight gained from this experience to suggest grammatical and stylistic policy suggestions for consideration by my organization or agency.
  • I have experience editing other peoples work but do not have experience making grammatical and stylistic policy suggestions for an organization or agency.
  • None of the above.
8 Which of the following describe your experience coordinating budget preparation? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I analyze, advise, and recommend solutions to budget formulation, justification, and presentation problems for the organization/office/bureau that I work.
  • I recommend and justify necessary budgetary changes to proposed program budgets.
  • I prepare summary analysis of appropriate funds requests and recommend priority uses of limited funds.
  • I am responsible for budget formulation, justification and execution for the agency.
  • I review, analyze, and interpret legislation appropriations language, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives, Treasury department guidelines, and Congressional and Presidential directives pertaining to the agency budgetary requirements.
  • I have not performed any of the tasks above.
9 Which of the following best describes your experience monitoring the expenditure of funds and tracking these against a budget? Answer to this question is required
  • I have had education or training in monitoring the use and rate of expenditures of budgeted funds, but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  • I have not had experience, education or training in monitoring the use and rate of expenditures of budgeted funds.
  • I have monitored the use and rate of expenditures of budgeted funds on the job under close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have monitored the use and rate of expenditures of budgeted funds as a central or major part of my work and/or I have trained others in performance of this task, and/or I am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  • I have monitored the use and rate of expenditures of budgeted funds as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
10 Which of the following funds management duties do you have experience performing? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Tracking income and expenditures for funds
  • Entering financial transactions into an automated tracking system
  • Reconciling financial reports
  • Ensuring accurate financial communication with program managers
  • Ensuring that expenditures do not exceed authorizations in accounts
  • Determining and verifying financial and other codes to be used based on transaction, source, purpose and program.
  • Compiling and extracting information used to prepare internal reports
  • Preparing and tracking forms for billing, receiving, disbursing and/or transferring funds
  • I have education and/or training in funds management, but I do not have experience performing these duties
  • I do not have experience, education or training in funds management
11 Which statement best reflects your level of experience in writing contract documents? Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience creating contract documents for complex projects that are above $250,000 in value.
  • I have limited experience writing contract documents and that experience was for projects of lesser value of $100,000 – $250,000
  • I have limited experience writing contract documents for values are less than $100,000.
  • I reviewed contract documents and provided input. The values of these contracts are less than $100,000.
  • I have not created contract documents.
12 Which of the following contract management tasks do you have experience with? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience independently managing procurement and processing for contracts over $1 million.
  • I have experience successfully serving as COTR for multiple, simultaneous contracts.
  • I have experience monitoring scope of work to verify contractor compliance.
  • I have experience rejecting and approving contractor work because of schedule, quality, or mission.
  • I have experience writing contracting documents for contracts.
  • I have experience serving as a COTR for simple contracts.
  • I have experience negotiating contracts.
  • None of the above.
13 Which of the following procurement duties have you performed? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Ordering a variety of goods and services
  • Entering procurement data into an automated system
  • Tracking delivery of goods and services
  • Ensuring appropriate approval for procurement orders
  • Completing a variety of procurement forms
  • Obtaining prices for available goods and services
  • I have education and/or training in procurement, but I do not have experience performing these duties
  • I do not have experience, education or training in procurement