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Grade: 09
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 7 grade level as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree (i.e., LL.B. or J.D.).
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 11
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your education or experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 9 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I have three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  3. I do not have the education or experience described above.


Grade: 12
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Please select the response that best describes your experience as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 11 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.

* 1.Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Please select the response that best describes your ability to recognize and extract relevant information from various databases, reports, and files to apply new research avenues and methodologies.
  1. I have collected information from a variety of sources and evaluated the information's relevance, significance, etc.
  2. I have work experience in independently anticipating and identifying information needs, comparing/contrasting information from different sources, using secondary/indirect sources and recognizing gaps in information. I am proficient at researching information to close significant gaps, making suggestions to fill those gaps, and in projecting data for estimates of future situations.
  3. I have extensive work experience and a high level of proficiency in anticipating and identifying information needs, comparing/contrasting information from several different sources, and in routinely using secondary/indirect sources to recognize and fill gaps in information. I have mastery level proficiency in analyzing data and projecting estimates of future situations.
  4. None of the above


* 3.Please select the response that describes your experience analyzing and interpreting information or data.
  1. I have performed analytical task(s) that required the interpretation of basic instructions, information, or data in order to perform routine task(s) or duties.
  2. I have performed analytical task(s) requiring the interpretation and application of routine and non-routine information, instructions, guidelines, regulations, or data in order to perform task(s) or duties.
  3. I have performed analytical task(s) requiring the interpretation and application of routine and non-routine information, instructions, guidelines, regulations, or data in order to perform task(s) or duties. I have evaluated information or assessed a situation calling for good judgment and recommended the best course of action.
  4. I have no education or training in analyzing information.


* 4.Do you have experience in finding, selecting and modifying source materials for courses of instruction?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Please select the types of management studies you have researched.
  1. Process improvement
  2. Organizational structure and management
  3. Management practices
  4. Productivity improvement
  5. Resource allocation
  6. Information Technology
  7. Outsourcing
  8. None of the above


* 6.Please select the responses that describe your experience in coordinating training program/office functions.
  1. Prepared complex or technical correspondence on administrative matters/operations.
  2. Maintained high level knowledge of day-to-day changing emphasis on various aspects of administrative and program related operations.
  3. Secured reference materials and information from many sources, review and analyzed material, organized into appropriate format and presented to appropriate audience.
  4. Coordinated the receipt and organization of materials from various areas into a cohesive presentation.
  5. Developed and distributed surveys to potential students to obtain data.
  6. Identified future training needs/programs.
  7. Anticipated needs of clients in order to provide customer service and avoid any possible problems.
  8. Assessed effectiveness of current training programs.
  9. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience in providing program leadership, management, and coordination.
  1. I have experience in preparing policies, standards and procedures.
  2. I have experience coordinating budget development, monitoring and reporting.
  3. I have experience analyzing and evaluating data to identify trends, characteristics and deficiencies and making recommendations based on analysis.
  4. I have experience coordinating and interacting with other agencies, state governments, and numerous local community groups.
  5. I have experience preparing long range management plans, including evaluating and implementing program changes.
  6. I have experience in providing advice to managers to resolve recurring or complex issues.
  7. I have experience training others in all aspects of the program.
  8. I have experience in analyzing and resolving conflicts in program objectives and/or critical work issues in controversial situations requiring complex negotiations.
  9. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your ability to apply reasoning to analyze and evaluate information's relevance, significance, validity, in order to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
  1. I have had some education or training in the process of analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions
  2. I have had some work experience assisting others analyzing and interpreting information to draw conclusions
  3. I have demonstrated the ability to independently collect information from a variety of sources, analyze and interpret the information, and draw conclusions to solve problems.
  4. I have demonstrated a high level of experience collecting/synthesizing information from a variety of sources involving complex issues, analyzing and interpreting the information, and drawing conclusions to solve problems.
  5. None of the above


* 9.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information in writing:
  1. I have written site surveys, tactical communications plans, or concepts of operation.
  2. I have written standard operating procedures, standard operating instructions, or field operating guides.
  3. I have written after action reports or system evaluation reports.
  4. I have written training plans, technical documents and manuals, or statements of work.
  5. None of the above


* 10.Please indicate which of the following describes your experience in presenting information to various audiences.
  1. I have not given presentations in a professional work environment.
  2. I have experience communicating with staff and high-level officials, including leading briefings/meetings and making presentations on controversial or complex issues.
  3. I have experience communicating with staff and high level officials through briefings/meetings on routine or operational issues.
  4. I have experience communicating with staff through attendance at briefings/meetings on routine or operational issues.


* 11.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 12.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. Johns Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services






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