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Grade: 11

No questions specified.

Grade: 12

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 The U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM's) current policy requires the review of all competitive and non-political excepted service appointment actions that involve the appointment or conversion of a current or former political appointee, Schedule C employee, or Noncareer SES member. A former or recent political appointee is someone who held a political appointment within the previous five-year period. Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False

Are you an active duty service member? You must submit a statement of discharge/certification of release or an official written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be dishcharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions no later than 120 days from the date the announcement closes. Enlisted Record Briefs and military identification do NOT qualify as official documentation. If the appropriate information is not submitted to confirm the discharge status, dates of service, etc., you will not be considered for this job opportunity under Veterans Preference procedures. To gain access to your DD-214 online, please visit http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records

2

Have you accepted a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP/"buyout") from a Federal agency within the past 5 years?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax in required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you authorize the U.S. Holocaust Museum to share your application for other similar positions in which you qualify?Answer to this question is required Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Do you have at least one year (52 weeks) of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the federal service? (See Qualification Section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience). Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Do you have experience using appropriate software in order to create well-formatted finding aids in Encoded Archival Description (EAD) or similarly well-structured format? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    6.1 Please describe in your resume where you gained this experience. (Agency/Company, Title, grade and dates) Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No
7 Do you have experience working with analysis and interpretation of materials to create accurate descriptions of contents of collections? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Please describe in your resume where you gained this experience. (Agency/Company, Title, grade and dates) Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No
8

Do you have reading comprehension of at least one (1) non-English European language?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    8.1 Please describe in your resume where you gained this experience. (Agency/Company, Title, grade and dates) Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No
9

Select the statement that best describes your experience in arranging collections hierarchically in series and subseries, subject or format or function as appropriate.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently performed this task as a regular part of my job and am considered an expert in performing these tasks; and taught other employees and/or interns or volunteers how to perform these functions.
  • I have independently performed these tasks at a senior level without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed these functions at the journeyman level under the general review of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
10 Please choose the one statement that describes your knowledge and experience in creating new or revised catalog records in the EMu (Electronic Museum) collections management system database or equivalent electronic cataloging system. Answer to this question is required
  • I am an expert in this task and carried out all of the tasks required and independently trained others in this task.
  • I perform this task independently without review from a supervisor.
  • I have been part of a team that performed collections processing and management.
  • I do not have any experience in performing this task.
11 Select the statement that best describes your experience in creating finding aids that include introductory narratives containing information about the administrative history of the creating agencies, or biographical information about individual creators. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently performed this task as a regular part of my job and considered an expert in performing these tasks; and taught other employees and/or interns and volunteers how to perform these functions.
  • I have independently performed these tasks at a senior level without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed these functions at the journeyman level under the general review of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
12 Do you have experience and knowledge in professional archival principles, theoretical concepts, techniques, and functions in order to research collections; appraise archival and manuscript records; arrange collections; prepare descriptions of collections; unify dispersed collections; and arrange, analyze, and interpret non-current record collections and to assess their value for historical and other scholarly research. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    12.1 Please describe in your resume where you gained this experience. (Agency/Company, Title, grade and dates) Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience in the conducting research as necessary in order to recommend records for deaccessioning. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently performed this task as a regular part of my job and considered an expert in performing these tasks; and taught other other employees and/or interns and volunteers how to perform these functions.
  • I have independently performed these tasks at a senior level without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have performed these functions at the journeyman level under the general review of a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
14

Please select all tasks you have performed that best describes your experience in professional archival functions for the management of archival and manuscript collections. (Check all that apply)

Answer to this question is required
  • Conducted independent research regarding the history and provenance of collections
  • Appraised archival and manuscript records offered for accessioning.
  • Arranged archival and manuscript collections.
  • Described collections (creation of paper and automated finding aids and catalogs records).
  • Provided reference assistance to Archives users.
  • Managed catalog database records.
  • None of the above.
15 Do you have experience and knowledge in 20th century European history with particular emphasis on the Holocaust and World War II in order to perform research as part of the cataloging of archival collections? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    15.1 Please describe in your resume where you gained this experience. (Agency/Company, Title, grade and dates) Maximum length of 100 characters.
  • No
16 Please certify that you have accurately and truthfully represented your level of work experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and/or education when completing this questionnaire as your responses, resume and supporting documents will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness as appropriate. Deliberate attempts to falsify information are grounds for non-selection and for termination. Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position. Answer to this question is required
  • I certify that my answers are accurate and complete.
  • I do not wish to certify. I understand that I will not be considered for the position.