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Grade: 11
* 1.GS-11 Choose the answer that best describes your education and/or experience.
  1. I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent, three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M, if related.
  2. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal Service. Examples of specialized experience include: working knowledge of various assistance mechanisms, techniques, and procedures from fundamental to complex grants, cooperative agreements, interagency agreements, other agreements, and Memoranda of Understanding; knowledge of procurement policies and requirements applicable to sub-awards.
  3. I do not meet any of the requirements as described.


* 2.Select the statement below that most closely matches your experience working in a multi-tasking, team structured, and project oriented work environment.
  1. I have a vast amount of experience working in a multi-tasking, team structured, and project oriented work environment in which I was the person responsible for guiding groups of individuals toward the accomplishment of multiple tasks as a team. This experience includes planning, organizing, executing, and coordinating work on complex projects where numerous tasks were involved.
  2. I have a vast amount of experience working in a multi-tasking, team structured, and project oriented work environment. Although I wasn't normally the person responsible for leading the groups, I assumed responsibility on a variety of occasions to plan, execute, and coordinate the work of the team on projects where numerous tasks were involved.
  3. I have a vast amount of experience working in a multi-tasking, team structured, and project oriented work environment. Although I didn't lead the groups, I provided input in how projects should be organized, executed, and coordinated.
  4. I have a vast amount of experience working in a multi-tasking, team structured, and project oriented work environment.
  5. My experience is not defined in any of the above statements.


* 3.From the list below, identify the OMB Circulars of which you have expert and authoritative knowledge.
  1. A-21, Cost Principles for Educational Institutions.
  2. A-87, Cost Principles for States, Local Governments, and Indian Tribes.
  3. A-102, Administrative Requirements for States, Local Governments, and Indian Tribes.
  4. A-110, Administrative Requirements for Educational Institutions and Non-Profit Organizations.
  5. A-122, Cost Principles for Non-Profit Organizations.
  6. A-133, Audit Requirements for States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations.
  7. None of the above.


* 4.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 5.Have you conducted formal briefings to senior management, a major awardee, major constituency group or to a group of awardees?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Select the products which you have composed.
  1. Draft policies
  2. Briefing papers
  3. Responses to complaints
  4. Evaluation/negotiation memoranda
  5. Standard operating guidance/procedure
  6. Customer correspondence
  7. Internal how-to guides
  8. None of the above


* 7.From the list below, identify the activities of which you have a working knowledge.
  1. Administrative Compliance Reviews.
  2. Financial Capability Reviews.
  3. Financial Reporting Policies and Procedures.
  4. Oversight and Monitoring of Awardees.
  5. Resolution of Audit Findings.
  6. Preaward Budget Reviews.
  7. None of the above.


* 8.Select the statement(s) which best describe your experience providing customer service to internal and/or external customers.
  1. I have experience providing service to customers internal to my organization/agency.
  2. I have experience providing service to customers both internal and external to my organization/agency.
  3. I have experience providing service to research institutions.
  4. None of the above.


* 9.Select the statement(s) that describe your oral communication experience.
  1. I give briefings to groups of managers or employees.
  2. I provide training to staff in a small group or one-on-one.
  3. I provide advice to managers, clients, or staff individually over the phone.
  4. None of the above.






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