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Grade: 14

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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 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.
6 Select ONE statement that best shows that you meet the basic requirements for this position.  For Librarian (appropriate specialization): Applicants must also possess specialized knowledge of a subject-matter field and/or proficiency in one or more foreign languages directly related to the position(s) being filled. When such knowledge is required for the position, an applicant's education or experience must have included or been supplemented by the requirements specified in one of the paragraphs below: Answer to this question is required
  • 1. A full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university that meets all academic requirements for a bachelor's degree that included at least 24 semester hours in the specialized field for which the applicant is being considered, e.g., physical science, biological science, social science; or that included any combination of subjects with at least 15 semester hours in a major subject (such as physics or chemistry) that is especially applicable to the position for which the applicant is being considered
  • Completion of at least 24 semester hours of legal study in an accredited law school for positions primarily concerned with providing library services in law or legislative reference.
  • Four years of pertinent experience of such nature and level to provide a knowledge of the basic principles, theories, practices, techniques, terminology and expressions of the appropriate discipline or subject-matter field; an understanding of the standard methods, procedures, and techniques of research and analysis in the subject-matter field; ability to acquire additional information about the field and related fields; and some knowledge of literature resources in the field.
  • Any time equivalent combination of experience as described in (c) with education as described in (a) or (b) above.
  • Demonstrated ability as shown by education or experience to read or translate information from one or more foreign languages into English.
  • I do not meet any of the basic requirements above.
7 Select ONE statement that best shows that you meet the minimum qualification for the GS-14 level for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level that clearly demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities related to managing a national research library; implementing the Library's collection development policy; and Identifying and authorizing special projects to further the Library's goals.
  • I do not meet any of the specialized experience as described above.
8 Do you have experience overseeing all Library activities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience training reference staff to provide both Library and Archival reference advice to patrons? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10

Do you have experience developing policies and strategies to provide access

to the Library's s informational resources?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have experience coordinating with Museum Operations on issues related to the use and maintenance of the facilities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12

Please choose the one statement that describes your experience with exercising a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over a staff of Librarians and Technicians, or comparable staff such as that of an Archives, responsible for carrying out the activities of the Library.

Answer to this question is required
  • I have excellent experience in this task and have directly supervised employees and carried out all of the supervisory and managerial tasks required, e.g., assigned work and evaluated performance, recruited, hired, trained employees, and recognized performance.
  • I have good knowledge and experience in this task, and have served in an Acting capacity of supervising others, in the absence of my supervisor. I assisted in developing performance standards, training employees, and interviewing staff.
  • I have not supervised any staff, but I have served as a team leader and assisted my supervisor in training employees, assigning work, and helping other employees carry out daily assignments.
  • I do not have any experience in performing this task
13 Select the statement that best describes your experience in developing requirements to address the Library's long and short term space needs. 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 senior level employees 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

Select the statement that best describes your experience in maintaining budgetary responsibility for the development and administration of the Museum's Library program.

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 senior level employees 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.
15 Do you have experience networking with other libraries nationally and internationally? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16

Select the statement that best describes your experience in overseeing the management of the Library and Archives Reading Room, its facilities, and its equipment.

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 senior level employees 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.
17

Do you have experience establishing and enforcing policies to ensure equitable

patron access to collections and the safety and security of visitors, patrons, and staff?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Do you have experience in planning, executing, and directing management studies of resources and services? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
19

Do you have experience promoting the application of institutional, national, and international standards in cataloging across the Office?

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Do you have experience providing reference services and research leads for scholars and/or educators in Holocaust Studies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No