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Grade: 09

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1 Which of the following statements best describes your background related to this position? Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience (Federal or other) that is equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal government as described by the vacancy announcement.
  • I have two years of graduate level education, master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in a directly related field.
  • I have an equivalent combination of graduate level education, Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree and one year of specialized experience that qualifies me for this position.
  • My background is not described in the above options.
2 Which of the following best describes your knowledge of The Museum System (TMS) computerized collection information management system? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education or training related to the TMS system or other museum collections information management systems.
  • I have not had experience, education or training related to the TMS system, but I have experience, education or training related to other museum collections information management systems .
  • I have worked with the TMS system on the job under close supervision by a supervisor, manager, or senior employee to ensure compliance with established correct procedures.
  • I have worked with the TMS system as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • Working with the TMS system has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed a wide variety of tasks routinely, I have trained others in performance of tasks, and (or) others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in working with the TMS system.
3 What experience do you having using The Museum Systems (TMS) to perform standard searching and data entry tasks?  (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have used TMS to look up information about an object.
  • I have been responsible for updating existing object records within TMS.
  • I have been responsible for creating brand new object records in TMS.
  • I have been responsible for linking object records to exhibitions, constituents, shipments, or other objects in TMS.
  • I have updated object locations within TMS.
  • None of the above.
4 Which of the following list of collections documentation practices have you regularly performed in your past work? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed shelf surveys/inventories.
  • I have accurately recorded information using automated systems.
  • I have adhered to data standards for collections management.
  • I have assisted with the resolution of inventory discrepancies using automated or hard copy records.
  • I have independently resolved inventory discrepancies using automated or hard copy records.
  • I have assisted with the maintenance of inventory holdings using automated or hard copy records.
  • I have independently maintained accurate inventory of holdings using automated or hard copy records.
  • I have no experience with collection documentation practices.
5 Which of the following best describes your background in museum registration? Answer to this question is required
  • I have on-the-job experience in museum registration and a graduate degree in Museum Studies.
  • I have on-the-job experience in museum registration and no graduate degree in Museum Studies.
  • I have no job experience in museum registration but have a graduate degree in Museum Studies.
  • I have neither job experience in museum registration nor a graduate degree in Museum Studies.
6 Which best describes your experience with resolving issues for “found in collection” objects? Answer to this question is required
  • I have fully resolved complex issues for “found in collection” objects.
  • I have worked under guidance to resolve issues for “found in collection” objects.
  • I understand the process for resolving issues for “found in collection” objects, but have no direct experience in doing the work.
  • I am not familiar with how to resolve issues for “found in collection” objects.
7 Do you have experience using a recent version of The Museum System by Gallery Systems (version TMS2012 or later) including creating and editing object, loan, constituent and/or exhibition records? (Check one) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Which of the following describes your experience in a museum or related setting working with the following types of museum specimens, artifacts, and/or collections in a registrarial or collections management context? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Aircraft.
  • Spacecraft, rockets and/or missiles.
  • Artwork , including paintings (water color, oil, acrylic), prints, and/or sculptures
  • Military and civilian uniforms.
  • Aircraft and spacecraft models
  • Other types of technical or industrial museum collections (i.e. automotive, marine, manufacturing).
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following registration collections accountability functions do you have experience with? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Managing items placed in the custody of a museum.
  • Moving items and tracking movement within a museum.
  • Using bar codes or other automated codes to track museum collections in an automated database.
  • Generating and maintaining documentation related to incoming and outgoing loans.
  • Generating and maintaining documentation related to exhibition development.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following best describes your experience working with the Barcode Manager plug-in within The Museum System (TMS) collections database? Answer to this question is required
  • I have direct experience uploading scanned data to TMS utilizing the Barcode Manager plug-in.
  • I have training, but not direct experience, uploading scanned data to TMS utilizing the Barcode Manager plug-in.
  • I have direct experience using barcode tracking hardware, but not uploading scanned data, within a museum.
  • I do not have experience using barcode tracking systems within a museum.
11 Which of the following describes your work in museum registration or collections management supporting exhibition based projects ? (Check all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked as a member of a project team with within a museum.
  • I have researched and resolved object documentation problems and reported issues and their state of resolution.
  • I have planned or organized the bar coding or automated tracking of a museum collection.
  • I have experience with the installation and deinstallation of museum artifacts.
  • I have undertaken inventories of museum collections.
  • I have utilized advanced queries of a collections management system to isolate records in support of a project.
  • I have analyzed data and created reports in support of a project within a museum.