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1 I certify, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all the information submitted by me with my application for employment is true, complete, and made in good faith, and that I have truthfully and accurately represented my work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education (degrees, accomplishments, etc.). I understand that the information provided may be investigated and or verified through reference checks. I understand that misrepresenting my experience or education, or providing false or fraudulent information in or with my application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that false or fraudulent statements may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001). Answer to this question is required
  • I have read and understand this information and attest that, to the best of my knowledge, the information I have provided is true and complete.
  • I have read and understand this information and do not wish to continue the application process.
2 Knowledge of data sources and data structures used in public policy analysis.**

Demonstrated knowledge of (1) authoritative international, federal, state, local, and commercial data sources relevant to public policy analysis; (2) data structures and data formats; (3) data gathering and publishing practices by federal agencies such as the U.S. Census Bureau, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Federal Trade Commission; and (4) strengths and limitations of open data aggregators such as data.gov. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, has expert knowledge of ALL OF THE ABOVE in a public policy context.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, applied BROAD knowledge of authoritative sources in THREE OF THE ABOVE in a public policy context.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, applied knowledge of (1) AND (2) OF THE ABOVE in a public policy context.
  • None of the above.
3 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
4 Ability to locate, evaluate, acquire, and organize data sets.**

Have experience in managing quantitative and/or qualitative data sets by performing the following activities: (1) identifying data sets, (2) evaluating data sets, (3) acquiring data sets, 4) organizing data sets, (5) tagging/cataloging data sets and (6) managing data repositories. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed ALL of the above activities in a public policy context and regularly provides advice and assistance on these topics.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed at least FIVE of the above activities in a public policy context.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed at least FOUR of the above activities.
  • None of the above.
5 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
6 Ability to handle data and perform data operations.**

Have experience with extracting, merging, compiling and/or transforming data from multiple sources and in presenting data. This includes the following: (1) extracted and merged data from databases, tables or webpages; (2) performed data conversion and data cleaning; (3) handled sensitive or confidential data; (4) used data visualization tools; and, (5) performed data operations or statistical analysis using tools such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, etc. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed ALL of the above activities in a public policy context and regularly provides advice and training to others on these activities.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed at least FOUR of the above activities in a public policy context.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed at least THREE of the above activities.
  • None of the above.
7 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
8 Ability to manage projects.

Managed information and knowledge management projects to achieve desired outcomes, and in doing so, performed the following tasks: (1) defined the project scope, required resources, and estimated timelines; (2) developed a project plan that included reasonable, achievable, and measurable project tasks; (3) established and maintained schedules; (4) controlled and completed project deliverables; (5) adjusted priorities to address changing requirements or circumstances; (6) resolved conflicts and differences in stakeholder, team, and management expectations; and (7) reviewed accomplishments and documented lessons learned. Answer to this question is required
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed ALL OF THE ABOVE tasks for large, complex, enterprise-wide data management projects.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed FIVE OF THE ABOVE tasks for complex, enterprise-wide data management projects.
  • As a librarian with a degree (e.g., MLS, MIS, MLIS, MSLS) or equivalent experience, performed FOUR OF THE ABOVE tasks for division-wide or workgroup-wide data management projects.
  • None of the above.
9 In the box below, provide a description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your response to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration. Maximum length of 10000 characters. Answer to this question is required
10 How did you hear about this job opening? (You may select multiple responses.) Answer to this question is required
  • Congressional Referral
  • Academic Journal
  • Newspaper
  • LATPRO
  • Diversity Jobs
  • HACE
  • USAJOBS
  • Personal Reference
  • Other
11 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.