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* 1.I have at least one year's experience at the federal GS-12 equivalent level overseeing the development, editing, design and production of arts-related content for print publications and at least one of the following: 1) e-books; 2) online publications; 3) digital publications.
  1. True
  2. False


* 2.Select the subjects below that are so familiar to you, that you have instructed others and helped them master the topic. Your answer must be supported by academic transcripts and/or resume.
  1. Art publishing and technology
  2. Editing, design, or production of scholarly art publications
  3. Editing, design, or production of trade art publications
  4. Transitioning from print to digital production
  5. Editing for the Web and digital platforms
  6. Designing for the Web and digital platforms
  7. Production for the Web and digital platforms
  8. The future of art books
  9. E-books versus printed books
  10. Digital workflows in the publishing process
  11. Preparation of catalogues raisonne
  12. The editor/author relationship
  13. Managing a publishing team
  14. The digital humanities
  15. Measuring the impact of technology on scholarship and research
  16. Social networking tools for scholars and researchers
  17. Mobile research
  18. Measuring the impact of technology on scholarship and research
  19. Social networking tools in humanities research
  20. Virtual learning environments
  21. Web-based media development
  22. None of these


* 3.To which organization(s) have you belonged in the past three years?
  1. American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  2. College Art Association (CAA)
  3. Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
  4. Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
  5. Museum Computer Network (MCN)
  6. Others not mentioned here
  7. None of these


* 4.Complete the following sentence accurately: "I have attended ________ in the past three years."
  1. a conference sponsored by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
  2. a conference sponsored by the College Art Association (CAA)
  3. a conference sponsored by the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)
  4. a National Museum Publishing Seminar
  5. a conference sponsored by the Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
  6. a conference sponsored by the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)
  7. an O'Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing conference
  8. a conference sponsored by the Catalogue Raisonne Scholars Association (CRSA)
  9. a conference sponsored by Museum Computer Network (MCN)
  10. a conference sponsored by Digital Book World (DBW)
  11. a "Museums and the Web" conference
  12. events not mentioned here
  13. none of these


* 5.Choose those items accurately describing products you have developed.
  1. Scholarly art books
  2. Art books for a general audience
  3. e-Books
  4. Online catalogues
  5. Catalogues raisonnes
  6. Exhibition catalogues
  7. Multivolume series of books
  8. Multi-authored books
  9. Book jacket copy
  10. Art brochures
  11. Digital applications (non-books)
  12. Audio and video podcasts
  13. e-Newsletters
  14. a Web site
  15. None of these


* 6.I have been responsible for a taking a publishing project from start to finish, including coordinating project activities, gathering information and requirements, establishing timelines, and maintaining documentation consistent with established policies and procedures.
  1. True
  2. False


* 7.Have you ever converted a document intended for print publishing into a live Web product?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Have you worked with digital workflows for text and images?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Have you worked in a role where museum-based publishing was a primary function?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Have you ever created or worked on a "born digital" publishing project?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Complete the following sentence accurately: I have worked on assignments collaboratively with ___________.
  1. curators
  2. professional authors
  3. publishers
  4. book packagers
  5. freelance editors
  6. freelance designers
  7. none of these


* 12.Publications developed under my supervision have received awards for their content, design or production.
  1. True
  2. False


* 13.Have you developed AND carried out a strategic plan for an organization of five or more people, with a time horizon of six months or less?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 14.Have you developed AND carried out a strategic plan for an organization of five or more people, with a time horizon of more than six months but less than five years?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Have you developed AND carried out a strategic plan for an organization of five or more people, with a time horizon of more than five years?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 16.Have you developed a strategy or plan for deployment of a new technology, product or offering?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 17.Have you developed and completed a formal, written return on investment (ROI) or cost/benefit analysis as part of a project justification?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 18.Complete the following sentence accurately: I have helped to prepare a budget submission for a ___________.
  1. corporation
  2. nonprofit organization
  3. government agency
  4. private foundation
  5. [none of these]


* 19.Have you spent more than one year overseeing the work of others, in a professional environment, without direct supervision over them? This oversight can include formal, or informal, team lead responsibilities.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 20.Have you ever received a top performance rating (e.g., "outstanding," "exemplary") as a supervisor? For purposes of this question, a supervisor is someone who has authority to hire, coach, motivate and evaluate employees.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 21.Which of the following statements describes your experience?
  1. I have provided administrative supervision to subordinate employees.
  2. I have reviewed subordinates´┐Ż work for accuracy and completeness.
  3. I have established deadlines for subordinate employees, and held them accountable.
  4. I have assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and the requirements of the assignments, and the capabilities of the employee.
  5. I have evaluated performance of subordinates.
  6. I have identified developmental and training needs of employees, and planned to meet those needs.
  7. I have ensured staff are appropriately used, developed and treated in a fair and equitable manner.
  8. I have provided recognition and reward for effective or outstanding performance.
  9. I have resolved complaints from subordinate employees.
  10. I have provided technical guidance to fellow employees.
  11. I have experience supervising employees who are members of a union.
  12. I have served in a formal role of team lead, and received favorable performance feedback for it.
  13. None of the above statements describes my experience


* 22.Choose the statement(s) that accurately describe your experience.
  1. I have negotiated and drafted legal agreements.
  2. I have drafted grant proposals.
  3. I have written status reports for grants awarded to my employer.
  4. I have served as an organization's liaison to a granting agency or foundation.
  5. None of these


* 23.Do you have fluency in German? Fluency means that you can read and translate a document from that language to English for yourself and others.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 24.Do you have fluency in French? Fluency means that you can read and translate a document from that language to English for yourself and others.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 25.Do you have fluency in Italian? Fluency means that you can read and translate a document from that language to English for yourself and others.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 26.Do you have fluency in Spanish Fluency means that you can read and translate a document from that language to English for yourself and others.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 27.Choose the statement that accurately describes your academic achievements. If more than one statement is accurate, choose the one closest to the top of the list that is still accurate.
  1. I have two (2) full years of graduate education, or a Master's degree, in the arts or humanities.
  2. I have four (4) full years of undergraduate college education, or a Bachelor's degree, in the arts or humanities.
  3. My academic achievements are not described here.


* 28.I have worked with the following kinds of colleagues on technical projects:
  1. Curators
  2. Scholars
  3. Educators
  4. Conservators
  5. Archivists
  6. Librarians
  7. None of these


* 29.Choose the software applications, if any, that you can use proficiently at this time. "Proficient" means that you can use the technology daily, to complete a wide variety of tasks, with only occasional consultations of peers, supervisors, or reference manuals.
  1. Adobe Audition
  2. Adobe Premiere Pro
  3. Acrobat Pro
  4. Bridge
  5. Digital Publishing Suite
  6. Dreamweaver
  7. Encore
  8. Fireworks
  9. Flash Professional
  10. Illustrator
  11. InCopy
  12. InDesign
  13. Media Encoder
  14. Photoshop Extended
  15. Prelude
  16. SpeedGrade
  17. None of these


* 30.Do you have experience using iPubsoft ePub Creator to adapt published material for mobile devices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 31.Do you have experience with writing HTML code?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 32.Do you have experience applying Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 33.Do you have experience writing Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 34.Choose those items describing professional work experience reflected in your resume.
  1. I have designed or adapted material for use in bitmap image software (e.g., Photoshop).
  2. I have designed or adapted material for use in vector image software (e.g., Illustrator).
  3. I have designed or adapted material for use in video editing software (e.g., Premiere).
  4. I have designed or adapted material for use in audio software (e.g., Audacity).
  5. I have designed or adapted material involving screen recording software (e.g., Captivate or Camtasia).
  6. I have designed or adapted material for Dreamweaver or equivalent web design software application.
  7. I have designed or adapted material for use in desktop publishing software (e.g., InDesign).
  8. I have designed or adapted material for use in presentation software (e.g., MS PowerPoint).
  9. I have designed or adapted material for use in word processing software (e.g., MS Word).
  10. I have designed or adapted material for use in course/learning management systems (e.g., Blackboard or Moodle).
  11. I have designed or adapted material for use in Web 2.0 technology (e.g., Wikis, Blogs, Podcasts).
  12. I have researched copyright laws in support of material I was adapting for a new technology platform.
  13. I have designed or adapted material for .html.
  14. I helped bring one or more Apple/iPhone/iPad mobile applications to market/production.
  15. I helped bring one or more Google/Droid mobile applications to market/production.
  16. I helped bring one or more Windows mobile applications to market/production.
  17. None of these statements accurately describes my work experience.


* 35.Choose those items accurately describing professional work experience reflected in your resume.
  1. I have worked closely with IT personnel in a publishing environment.
  2. I have worked closely with Web personnel in a publishing environment.
  3. I have developed or vetted a list of technical requirements for an online or digital publishing project.
  4. I have done user testing of a Web site or digital product.
  5. I have developed or contributed to the creation of a user test for a Web site or digital product.
  6. I have overseen the technical design of a Web site or digital product.
  7. I have overseen the visual design interface of a Web site or digital product.
  8. None of these accurately describes my experience.