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Grade: 09

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Grade: All Grades

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 20th and 21st century U.S. military history research sources used for processing and describing archival materials.**

Applied subject knowledge of 20th and 21st century U.S. military history and performed research in order to process and describe archival collections.  Processed and described multi-formatted historical collections. Answer to this question is required
  • Served as an archivist in federal, state, or a manuscript depositories and applied chronologic and geographic knowledge of 20th and 21st U.S. military history materials in order to process complex and/or large archival collections. Used multiple sources and conducted complex research about historical collections, individuals or organizations in order to understand, process, and describe the material.
  • Applied knowledge of 20th and 21st U.S. military history materials in order to process archival collections. Evaluated, described and conducted research using a single source about historical collections, individuals or organizations in order to understand, process, and describe the material.
  • Applied knowledge of 20th and 21st U.S. military history materials in order to process archival collections. Conducted basic research about historical collections, individuals or organizations in order to understand, process, and describe the material.
  • 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 Knowledge of the principles, concepts, and techniques of archival work, including analysis, organization, and description of archival multi-formatted material.**

Planned, managed and executed archival functions and programs in a library or cultural institution setting by applying professional knowledge of archival principles, concepts and techniques to the following: 1) appraisal of multi-formatted archival materials, 2) accessioning the receipt of new collection materials, 3) developing processing plans for multi-formatted archival collections, 4) arranging multi-formatted archival materials, and 5) describing multi-formatted archival materials. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing ALL of the above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing at least FOUR (4) of the functions listed above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • Applied the principles, concepts and techniques of archival work by performing at least THREE (3) of the functions listed above, including analysis, organization and description of archival material.
  • 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 perform preservation duties.**

Performed functions related to the preservation of multi-formatted archival materials (e.g., audio/visual, photographs, manuscripts, 2D artwork) including: 1) surveying collections to identify and inventory materials for preservation, 2) following prescribed specifications and procedures in preserving original material and reproducing originals for preservation, 3) monitoring the quality and consistency of preservation methods and output, 4) routing materials for preservation treatment, and 5) serving as a resource in developing preservation policies and goals.
Answer to this question is required
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving multi-formatted archival materials (e.g., audio/visual, photographs, manuscripts, 2D artwork) and performed ALL of the above functions.
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving multi-formatted archival materials (e.g., audio/visual, photographs, manuscripts, 2D artwork) and performed at least FOUR (4) of the above functions.
  • Applied knowledge of current and emerging practices in identifying and preserving multi-formatted archival materials (e.g., audio/visual, photographs, manuscripts, 2D artwork) and performed at least THREE (3) of the above functions.
  • 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 Knowledge of reference and research services.

Provided reference and instructional services to individual researchers and groups inside and outside of an organization and in doing so performed the following: 1) conducted reference interviews, 2) evaluated user needs, 3) informed users of resources available, 4) formulated search strategies, 5) performed searches for specialized materials, and 6) answered a range of reference questions.
Answer to this question is required
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed ALL of the above reference services tasks.
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed at least FIVE (5) of the above reference services tasks.
  • In a library or archives setting, independently performed at least FOUR (4) of the above reference services tasks.
  • 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 Ability to build and maintain professional relationships and provide liaison services.

Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization.
Answer to this question is required
  • Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to complex archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization. Coordinated with senior or executive staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description, and storage of materials. Explained technical information to individuals or groups as they relate to manuscripts, archival and born digital collections.
  • Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside and outside the organization. Coordinated with staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description and storage of materials. Explained technical information to individuals or groups as they relate to manuscripts, archival and born digital collections.
  • Established and maintained professional work relationships and exchanged information related to archival techniques and procedures with diverse audiences inside the organization. Coordinated with staff in other organizations or libraries relating to transmission, handling, description and storage of materials.
  • None of the above.
11 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
12 Knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, information technologies and integrated library systems to support archival functions.**

Used digital curation tools, descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and/or online databases to carry out archival functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Applied in-depth knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and other technologies to arrange and describe large and/or complex analog and digital collections of archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, independently used digital tools to transfer large files, extract complex metadata, identify Personal Identifiable Information (PII), and create disk images; used EAD software to encode finding aids and spreadsheets to create inventories; and complete complex searches in integrated library systems and online databases.
  • Applied knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and other technologies to arrange and describe large and/or complex analog and digital collections of archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, used EAD software to encode finding aids and spreadsheets to create inventories; and complete complex searches in integrated library systems and online databases.
  • Applied knowledge of digital curation and descriptive tools, software and spreadsheets, and other technologies to arrange and described small or uniform analog and digital collections of archival materials in a library/archives setting. For example, used EAD software to encode finding aids and spreadsheets to create inventories.
  • None of the above.
13 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
14 Ability to adapt in a fast paced and demanding work environment.

Timely and accurately adjusted priorities based on multiple demands and unanticipated events; adjusted decisions and actions to new information; and maintained effective interactions with others in high-pressure working conditions.
Answer to this question is required
  • Independently adjusted priorities to perform multiple complex tasks while responding to multiple managers or clients and working under strict time constraints in a fast paced and demanding work environment. Adjusted priorities based on demands and unanticipated events and adjusted decisions and actions to new or adverse information or circumstances during work assignments.
  • Independently adjusted priorities to perform multiple tasks while responding to multiple managers or clients and working under time constraints. Adjusted priorities based on demands and unanticipated events and adjusted decisions and actions to new or adverse information or circumstances during work assignments.
  • Performed multiple tasks with direct guidance from one or more managers. Adjusted priorities based on demands and unanticipated events and adjusted decisions and actions to new or adverse information or circumstances during work assignments.
  • None of the above.
15 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
16 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
17 If you have heard about this position from another source other than those listed above, please indicate the source. Maximum length of 50 characters.