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YOUR RESPONSE TO THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATION QUESTION(S) MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME.

* 1.GS-11 Choose one answer that best describes your education and experience as related to the occupational requirements for this position:
  1. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree.
  2. I have completed 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.
  3. I have a LL.M., that is directly related to the duties of this position.
  4. I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least GS-9. That experience demonstrates a practical knowledge of the subject area of the position and of the methods and techniques of instruction.
  5. None of the above


YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS MUST BE SUPPORTED IN YOUR RESUME. FAILURE TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER(S) IN YOUR RESUME MAY IMPACT YOU OR ELIMINATE YOU FROM CONSIDERATION.

* 2.From the following list of skills associated with the analysis, design, development, and production of curriculum materials, please identify those that you have applied at work
  1. Course outlines
  2. Instructor Guidelines
  3. Lesson plans
  4. Tests
  5. Group exercises
  6. Case studies
  7. Handouts
  8. Desktop published text
  9. None of the above


* 3.Which of the following statements best describes your experience collecting data from a variety of sources such as occupational analysis, job performance requirements, performance objectives, and skill requirements:
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 4.Please describe your level of experience working with training program instructors and training specialists
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Please describe your level of experience formatting curriculum outlines and training materials according to established guidelines, using structured writing/information-mapping methodology and similar skills
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 6.Please describe your level of experience overseeing the development of new courses, and recommend prerequisite and pipeline training
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 7.Please describe your level of experience reviewing instructional materials, course test, course examinations, and/or testing materials to ensure they conform to performance objectives, qualification standards, applicability to training objectives, adequacy of coverage, education relevance to the student, technical accuracy and cost/benefits, and recommending changes or replacement?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 8.Which of the following statements best describes your experience identifying and recommending ways of eliminating, combining, simplifying, or improving procedures and processes?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 9.Which of the following best describes your experience coordinating periodic course reviews using results of internal and external evaluation data to make informed decisions about course revisions, material evaluation, and deletions?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 10.Which of the following best describes your experience designing validation techniques to assess the effectiveness of curricula and training programs?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Which of the following best describes your experience evaluating training facilities, training delivery, and training aids?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 12.Which of the following best describes your experience reviewing courses, defining problem areas, and implementing changes that reflect new technologies, training procedures, or training emphasis?
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 13.From the following list, select the items that you have personally created:
  1. Course outlines
  2. Instructor Guidelines
  3. Lesson plans
  4. Tests
  5. Group exercises
  6. Case studies
  7. Handouts
  8. None of the above


* 14.What level of skill do you possess in computer assisted learning and adult learning concepts:
  1. I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  2. I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of the job, independently and usually without review by supervisor or senior employee.
  5. I have supervised performance of this task, and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted as an expert for assistance in performing this task.


* 15.Choose the statement(s) that describes the communication/briefing skills you have used as a regular part of your job.
  1. Developed written materials for briefings, meetings or conferences.
  2. Written clearly, logically, concisely and persuasively for varied audiences.
  3. Drafted policy and procedural materials for dissemination to field or operating level components.
  4. Drafted reports, memoranda and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.
  5. Communicated organizational strategies, goals, objectives or priorities on a regular basis.
  6. Explained or justified decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations.
  7. Composed complex correspondence or other written work such as manuals, books, management reports or articles.
  8. Reviewed reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression and appropriateness for intended audiences.
  9. Briefed managers/executives outside of my organization.
  10. Provided internal briefings on a highly controversial issue.
  11. Provided external briefings on a highly controversial issue.
  12. Developed comprehensive materials for briefings, meetings or conferences for agency and departmental leaders, Congress, the media and the general public.
  13. None of the above.


* 16.From the list below, select the software applications you are proficient using:
  1. E-mail
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. Microsoft Excel
  4. Microsoft PowerPoint
  5. Microsoft Project
  6. Adobe Acrobat
  7. Access
  8. Internet
  9. (SAS) Statistical Analysis System
  10. Vovici
  11. None of the above.






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