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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Program Analyst (Evaluation Officer)

Department:National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities

Agency:Institute of Museum and Library Services

Job Announcement Number:IMLS-13-893503

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 to $81,204.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, May 16, 2013 to Thursday, May 30, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0343-09/11

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
District of Columbia, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

IMLS is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. This position is within the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) and reports to the Director of OPRE. The core responsibilities of this position are performing routine, ad-hoc, and systematic analysis and advisory assignments related to the effectiveness of various OPRE and/or IMLS programs and operations.

The Institute’s mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas.  The Institute works at the national level and in coordination with state and local organizations, and with libraries and museums throughout the United States to sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge; enhance learning and innovation; and support professional development.

 

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • This position requires a background investigation or Security Clearance
  • Relocation expenses will not be authorized.
  • This position may require completing one year probationary period.
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 90 days

DUTIES:

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This position serves as a key stakeholder within the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) supporting the Director and Senior Program Analyst (Evaluation Officer) in the identification of evaluation needs, incorporating views expressed by program staff, application review groups and other representatives of the museum and library communities (e.g., National Museum and Library Services Board, etc.), and the Director of IMLS.  One will assist with the implementation of requirements of the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010, the Paperwork Reduction Act, and related policies of the Office of Management and Budget  by communicating with senior IMLS staff and representatives of the museum and library communities and supports the design and implementation of program of assessment and evaluation of IMLS funding for a wide range of museum and library services.  This incumbent is charged with the collection and analysis of information relevant to assessment of museum and library services and operations. In addition, this position supports OPRE coordinate data collecting efforts on both library and museum services and internal operations, incorporating internal administrative data and external data collections into a comprehensive analysis of activities and outcomes. Analysis of data may include content analysis of qualitative data and/or statistical analysis ranging from descriptive to multivariate inferential statistical analysis using both linear and non-linear regression modeling techniques.Moreover, this position works with the Director and the Senior Evaluation Officer to develop formal research designs for IMLS program evaluations.  One will also participate in the discovery and selection of evaluation venders while serving as a Contracting Officers Technical Representative (COTR) to oversee evaluation contracts.  Serves as an office liaison for evaluations conducted through OPRE cooperative agreements.  This position also monitors the collection  and analysis of various quantitative and qualitative products and goods.  Assists in the preparation of statistical and program evaluation reports that are usable by IMLS program staff, the National Museum and Library Services Board, the Director of IMLS, and the general public. Using a variety of data collection methods including surveys, interviews, focus groups, and participant observation and a variety of analytic software including (e.g., SAS, SPSS, NVivo, ESRI,  MS Access, Excel, etc.) to produce a variety of internal and external deliverables.

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You may qualify for this position at the GS-9 level if you possess one of the following:

 

One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7  level in the Federal service which involved knowledge of the management of program analysis and evaluation.

OR

Successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to this position.

OR

Have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

OR

Have successfully completed a LL.B. or J.D. degree in a field related to this position

You qualify for this position at the GS-11 level if you possess one of the following: 

One full year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-9 grade level or pay band in the Federal service. Specialized experience is described as experience analyzing interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of substantive mission-oriented programs; developing detail plans, goals, and/or developing criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of the programs.

 

OR

 

Have successfully completed a PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to this position.


 

 

 

 

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under Category Rating and Selection Procedures.   Your application will be reviewed for minimum qualifications and your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the occupational questionnaire or KSAs for consistency.   If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, your application will be further reviewed to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the occupational questionnaire or KSAs listed in this vacancy announcement.  You will then be placed in one of three rating categories:

 

Best Qualified Category – Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and has successful experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated “outstanding” proficiency in applying knowledge, skill, and ability in the critical competencies for this position to work at increased levels of difficulty and complexity.

 

Well Qualified Category – Meets the basic qualification requirements for the vacancy announcement and demonstrates proficiency in the critical competencies for this position.

 

Qualified Category –Meets the specialized experience outlined in the minimum qualifications requirements section of the vacancy announcement.

 

You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.  If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience.

Veterans’ Preference: 
Application of Veterans’ Preference:  the Category Rating Method does not add veterans’ preference points or apply the rule of three, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.  Preference eligibles who do not have a service-connected disability of 10 percent or more will be assigned to the appropriate quality category based upon the job-related assessment and will be listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within the appropriate quality category.  Preference eligibles who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent and who meet the minimum qualifications requirements “will be listed in the highest quality category (except if the position is a scientific or professional position at the GS-9 level or above).  The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has defined the professional and scientific professional positions and can be accessed here:  http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp

 

Ranking Eligibles:

All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements established for the position will be ranked by being assigned to the appropriate rating category based upon the job-related assessment tool(s):
• Preference eligibles will be listed ahead of non-preference eligibles within each quality category.
• Qualified preference eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 30-percent or more (CPS) and those with a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10-percent but less than 30-percent (CP) will be placed at the top of the highest quality category (except for scientific or professional positions at the GS-9 level or higher such as  Accountants and Librarians).
• Names will be referred in veteran’s preference order and non-preference eligibles will be referred in alphabetical order thereafter.

 

Referral Procedures:

There is no limit to the number of qualified candidates that can be referred in each category.  All eligible candidates in the highest quality category may be referred; or

If there are fewer than three eligible candidates in the highest quality category, all eligible candidates in the highest quality category and the next lower category may be merged and referred.

Names will be referred in alphabetical order.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: Five points may be added to the eligible ratings of veterans who: Entered the military service prior to October 14, 1976; served on active duty during the Gulf War between August 2, 1990 and January 2, 1992, regardless of where the person served; or, served in a military action for which they received a campaign badge or expeditionary medal. Medal holders and Gulf War veterans must have served continuously for at least 24 months or the full period for which called or ordered to active duty. Ten points may be granted to the eligible ratings of disabled veterans; Purple Heart recipients; spouses or mothers of a 100 percent disabled veteran; or the widows, widowers, or mothers of a deceased veteran.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp
Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ei61.asp



OTHER INFORMATION:

1. If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.

2. If you are a current career or career-conditional Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects career or career-conditional tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

3. If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must attach an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.

4. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

5. You can apply for a non-competitive appointment if you meet the basic eligibility requirements and you are eligible for special appointment such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam era and disabled veterans; returned volunteers from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. Please indicate the type of special appointment you are seeking, if any, on your application and follow all other instructions for applying shown in this announcement.

6. All qualification requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPM's web site at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications .

Eligible applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals in accordance with Executive Order 11935.

 

All applicants will be required to complete an OF-306, “Declaration for Federal Employment,” before being hired in order to certify the accuracy of the written application and provide information necessary to determine suitability for Federal employment.  A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.

 

The Institute of Museum and Library Services provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

 

For more information on the IMLS, visit our web site at www.imls.gov. 

 

For displaced Federal employees:  If you are a current or former Federal employee who has received a specific Reduction-in-Force (RIF) separation notice, or a notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function outside of the local commuting area and wish to receive special selection priority consideration through the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), in addition to the above-required information, you must submit a copy of your RIF separation notice or notice of proposed removal for declining a directed reassignment or transfer of function to another commuting area; your last performance rating of record; a copy of your separation SF-50 (or most recent SF-50 which reflects your status); documentation which reflects the promotion potential of the position from which you have been or are being separated; and a supplemental statement addressing the quality ranking factors listed above in order to show evidence of possession of the required factors.

 

For additional information pertaining to career transition resources, see OPM’s web site at http://www.opm.gov/ctap.

Applications must be received in the electronic application system by 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date in order to receive consideration. 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package, which includes both of the following parts:

1.   Your responses to the Assessment Questionnaire, and

2.   Your résumé and any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement.

 

Use Application Manager for convenience and quickest processing. Track your progress to a Complete Application Package using the My Application Packages checklist and status displays in Application Manager. Your Application Package status must be Complete by Thursday, May 30, 2013.


Step 1

Option A:  Application Manager

To begin, choose one of these options:

1.      If your résumé is going to come from the USAJOBS Resume Builder, you begin the process by clicking the Apply Online button near the bottom of this page. Your résumé will be attached only to the Application Package you complete and Submit immediately after you click the Apply Online button for this job announcement, not to any Application Packages you may already have created.

2.      If your résumé is going to be one you prepared outside of USAJOBS Résumé Builder, click this link to begin the process:  Online Questionnaire.

 

To return to Application Manager at any time, use whichever one of the links  you used to begin as described above, or simply go to https://ApplicationManager.gov.

 

Option B:  Paper Qualifications Questionnaire

If it is not possible for you to use Application Manager, you can write your answers on paper.  Follow these steps:

1.  You can print a copy of this job announcement so that you can read the questions offline.

2.  Obtain and print a copy of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which you will use to provide your answers. You can obtain the form at this URL http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf or by calling USAJOBS by Phone at (703) 724-1850; after the introduction, press 1, and listen for instructions.

3.  You may submit the Form 1203-FX, resume, and any supporting documents either by fax, by mail or in person.

By Fax: If you are faxing a completed Form 1203-FX, do not use a separate cover page. Simply make sure that all six pages of the Form 1203-FX are on top of any other documents you are faxing. The fax number is 1-478-757-3144.  Feed all documents into your fax machine top first so that we receive them right-side up.


Note:
If you are only submitting supporting documents see the Submitting Documents instruction in Step 2 below.

 

                By mail or in person: 

IMLS Office of Human Resources
1800 M Street NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC 20036

893503



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Step 2

For this job announcement the following documents are required:

  • Resume

Submitting Documents

 

If you upload your documents using Application Manager, DO NOT FAX the same documents. To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account https://applicationmanager.gov for this vacancy announcement. Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

 

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. To fax documents, you MUST use the special cover page. Print the pre-populated cover page on the upload documents screen of Application Manager. Or, you may click this link http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf to print a copy of the cover page. When faxing documents, follow the procedures outlined below.  

 

  • Include the 8-character Vacancy Identification Number 893503,
  • Provide your Social Security Number and full name in the spaces provided or we will not be able to associate your document(s) with the rest of your application.
  • You may submit multiple documents for the same vacancy announcement using one cover page.
  • Fax your cover page and documents to 1-478-757-3144.

Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed:  

 

  • Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
  • Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
  • Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process, fax, mail or by hand-deliver. Please be sure to include all of the following information in your resume:

Job Information:
-Vacancy Identification Number, title, grade and location for which you are applying.
Personal Information:
- Full name, mailing address (with zip code) and day/evening telephone numbers (with area code).
- Country of Citizenship.
- If ever employed by the Federal Government, please show the highest Federal civilian grade held, job series, and dates of employment in grade.
Education:
- High School name, city, state and zip code, date of diploma or GED.
- Colleges and/or Universities attended, city, state and zip code.
- Major field(s) of study.
- Type and year of degree(s) received. If no degree received, show total credit hours received in semester or quarter hours.
Work Experience for each paid or non-paid position held related to the job for which you are applying (do not provide copies of job descriptions):
- Job title.
- Duties and accomplishments.
- Number of hours per week.
- Employer's name and address.
- Supervisor's name and phone number.
- Starting and ending dates of employment (month and year).
- Salary.
- Indicate if your current supervisor may be contacted.
Other Qualifications:
- Job-related training courses (title and year).
- Job-related skills (e.g., other languages, computer software/hardware, tools, machinery, typing speed, etc.)
- Job-related certificates and licenses.
- Job-related honors, awards, and special accomplishments. (e.g., publications, memberships in professional or honor societies, leadership activities, public speaking, performance awards, etc.) Do not send copies of documents unless specifically requested.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Antoine Dotson
Phone: (202)653-4728
Fax: (202)653-4615
Email: RECRUITING@IMLS.GOV
Agency Information:
IMLS Office of Human Resources
1800 M Street NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC
20036 Fax: (202)653-4615

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted.  

Instructions for answering the questions in the Occupational Questionnaire:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.

Social Security Number

Enter your Social Security Number. Providing your Social Security Number is voluntary, however we can not process your application without it.


Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 893503


1. Title of Job

Program Analyst (Evaluation Officer)


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

5. Employment Availability

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

8. Other Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

9. Languages

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level (09-11) you will accept.


09
11

11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

12. Special Knowledge

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

13. Test Location

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

You may omit the availability date if you can begin work immediatley. Otherwise you must provide the date you will be available for employment. Please use this format: (mm/dd/yyyy)


17. Service Computation Date


18. Other Date Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

19. Job Preference

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

20. Occupational Specialties

The occupational specialty will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one occupational specialty code for this position. The specialty code for this position is:


001 Management Analysis

21. Geographic Availability

The geographic location code will be selected for you if there is only one, otherwise, select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are intrested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


110000001 District of Columbia, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

24. Personal Background Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-09 Program Analyst. Make sure your resume supports your response that you select.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service which involved knowledge of the management of program analysis.

B. I have successfully completed a master's or equivalent graduate degree of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to this position.

C. I have 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree.

D. I have successfully completed a LL.B. or J.D. degree in a field related to this position

E. I do not have the experience and/or education as described in any of the above statements.

2. Carefully read the following descriptions of experience and education. Select the one that best describes your qualifications for GS-11 Program Analyst. Make sure your resume and supporting documentation supports your responses that you select or will you not be considered qualified.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal service of social science research and evaluation techniques.
B. I have successfully completed a PH.D or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in a field related to this position.
C. I have a combination of specialized experience as described in A and B and more than one year of graduate education as described in B which totals at least one year. To compute, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond one year by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100% to qualify.
D. I do not have the experience and/or required coursework as described in the above statement.

3. This position requires that you have social or cultural program evaluation experience. Such experience could have been as a principal or co-principal investigator. Make sure your resume supports and represents your response. Failure to have this information represented in your resume will result in the applicant not being qualified.

A. I have experience demonstrating knowledge of social or cultural program evaluation investigations principles and practices.
B. I do not have the experience as described in the above statement.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark your selection to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

4. Experience in designing detailed research protocols for large-scale (state or national-level) evaluations of publically funded programs or initiatives.

5. Experience using statistical applications to perform multivariate analysis of data.

6. Experience using computer applications to analyze qualitative data.

7. Experience collecting primary data (quantitative or qualitative) as part of a program evaluation or performance assessment.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark your selection to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

8. Experience in developing evaluation protocols for publically funded programs at the state or national level.

9. Experience in developing evaluation protocols in close consultation with program managers or other knowledgeable personnel.

10. Experience in developing outcome or performance indicators for publically funded programs.

11. Experience in developing logic models to map program affects and expected outcomes.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark your selection to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

12. Experience in writing research reports or papers summarizing the results of a program evaluation and providing specific program or policy recommendations.

13. Experience in presenting the results of research efforts in public settings such as academic research conferences or public hearings.

14. Experience in communicating the results of evaluation efforts to program managers and/or study participants.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Mark your selection to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisory or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

15. Experience providing evaluation support or training to directors of publically funded programs.

16. Experience providing evaluation support or training to direct service providers or "front-line staff" of publically funded programs.

17. Experience in providing evaluation support or training in informal learning settings.

18. Experience in coordinating evaluation efforts with contractors (as sponsor or sub) to assure evaluation protocols meet current professional standards.















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Job Announcement Number:

IMLS-13-893503

Control Number:

343703700