Qualified candidates must possess: A B.A., in a discipline of the humanities is required (an M.A. M.L.S. or Ph.D. is preferred). In addition to the basic education requirement, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience in the humanities equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the General Schedule.
Specialized experience is professional experience in the humanities which is directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position; for example, work in the humanities performed with wide latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, requiring somewhat extended professional training and experience and which has demonstrated important attainments and marked capacity for independent work.
Selective Placement Factor (SPF): A SPF is a specific qualification requirement that is in addition to the minimum qualification requirements stated above and are essential to successfully perform the duties of this job. SPF experience must be documented in your resume. Applications without SPF experience will not receive further consideration under this announcement. The Selective Placement Factor for this position is as follows:
- Must possess at least three years experience in public media, including demonstrated success planning, directing and executing nationally-distributed humanities-based public media projects.
order to be found minimally qualified for this position, applicants must
possess at least a B.A. in a humanities field, in addition to the
qualifications listed above. An M.A.,
M.L.S., or Ph.D. degree is preferred.
As part of the online application process you will need to respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the following knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies:
Knowledge of issues and trends in the field of public media...
Knowledge of issues and trends in the field of information access in libraries and schools.
Knowledge of public engagement strategies using new and emerging technologies.
Knowledge of grant-making policies and procedures, including the peer-review process.
Experience in a public media organization and/or library
Experience managing broadcast and online distribution of humanities programs across multiple disciplines and platforms.
Educational background in the humanities.
Ability to communicate orally.
Ability to communicate in writing.
Ability to work as a member of a team.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your résumé and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. You will be further evaluated against job-related criteria and placed in one of three pre-defined categories:
· Best 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.
· Better 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.
Application of Veterans' Preference
* The Category Rating process 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
* Preference eligibles who meet MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS and the
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS and who have a compensable
service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in
the highest quality category, except when the position being
filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or
Any exaggeration of an applicants experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating an applicant ineligible, not hiring the applicant, or for termination after he/she begins work. If a determination is made that in responding to the competency-based question an applicant has rated themselves higher than is evident in their resume, experience, and/or education, the applicants score may be manually adjusted by a Human Resource Specialist.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS will receive a rating of IFM (ineligible due to missing forms). Requests for reconsideration will not be considered for applicants who fail to submit a complete application package. We cannot be held responsible for incompatible software, fax transmissions, delays in mail service, etc.
Only send documentation as requested/required by this announcement and that directly supports your qualifications for this position.