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Do you have three (3) years’ worth of relevant executive leadership and management experience in developing or transitioning countries or in multicultural settings within the United States? (Experience may be with local, state, or federal U.S. government, with an international or domestic NGO, or in the private sector.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Choose the selection that best describes your knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the work of the position being filled. The answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-2 or GS-14 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is as defined in the body of this vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
Assessment Factors
3 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have led teams to ensure the safety and security of personnel during emergency and crisis situations.
    3.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have participated in ensuring the safety and security of personnel during emergency and crisis situations.
    3.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above
4 Select the statement that describes your knowledge of or experience with best practices related to the field of sexual assault response. Answer to this question is required
  • Led programs related to supporting victims of sexual assault.
    4.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Participated as a team member on a program related to sexual assault response or prevention.
    4.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Supported others who were implementing programs related to sexual assault response or prevention.
    4.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the field of sexual assault response or prevention through educational background.
    4.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above.
5 I have managed an organization’s response to the death of a staff member or volunteer. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, Internationally
    5.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Yes, Domestically
    5.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • No
6

I have developed policies and procedures related to the safety and security of staff members and/or volunteers.

Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, Internationally
    6.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Yes, Domestically
    6.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • No
7 Select the response that best describes your highest level of experience with volunteer organizations/programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have been the executive leader of one or more international volunteer organizations.
    7.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have been the executive leader of one or more domestic volunteer organizations.
    7.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have managed one or more international volunteer programs.
    7.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have managed one or more domestic volunteer programs.
    7.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have participated in one or more international volunteer programs.
    7.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above.
8 Select the responses below that reflect the volunteer support activities that you have performed. Answer to this question is required
  • Plan for strategic volunteer engagement
  • Advocate for volunteer involvement
  • Prepare volunteers for their roles
  • Document/record volunteer involvement
  • Manage volunteer performance and impact
  • Acknowledge, celebrate and sustain volunteer involvement
  • Plan for and respond to emergency situations
  • I do not have community service or volunteer-based support experience.
9 Select the response that best describes your Volunteer support experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have guided staff in their support of Volunteers in two or more foreign countries.
    9.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have guided staff in their support of employees, students, interns or Volunteers in a foreign country or the U.S.
    9.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have supported employees, students, interns or Volunteers.
    9.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have mentored students or Volunteers.
    9.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above.
10 From the following list, select all of the duties you have performed as the manager of an organization in which subordinate managers report directly to you. Answer to this question is required
  • Establish program priorities
  • Financial management
  • Policy formulation and implementation
  • Program management, training, and evaluation
  • Human resources management
  • Safety and security operations
  • Ensuring that program goals align with organizational goals
  • Making strategic decisions for an agency or organization (e.g. prioritizing goals or missions)
  • Enlisting support and buy-in from internal and external organizational stakeholders
  • External relations and representation
  • None of the above.
11 Which of the following statements describe your experience developing and evaluating a program? Answer to this question is required
  • I have evaluated the performance of programs and developed short/long-range solutions to problems identified.
  • I have analyzed program planning and execution to develop recommendations for improvement.
  • I have served on program task forces or committees as a key team member.
  • I have acquired and maintained a working knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies, standards, or procedures.
  • I have conducted studies of program elements, identified problems, and approved resource utilization and/or administrative support.
  • None of the above.
12 I have experience establishing and enforcing broad organizational vision and goals, program priorities and ensuring that sound strategic operational plans are established. I have conducted multi-year planning and enforced accountability for organizational performance, enlisting support and buy-in from stakeholders internal and external to the organization. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    12.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • No
13 Have you ever served as the highest in country representative for a development organization in a developing country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    13.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • No
14 Select the response that best describes your experience representing your organization, cultivating relationships or establishing professional contacts. Answer to this question is required
  • I have represented my organization with high level host country officials and nurtured coalitions with international and local development organizations in two or more foreign countries.
    14.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have represented my organization with government officials and nurtured coalitions with international or community development organizations in a foreign country or the U.S.
    14.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have cultivated relationships with individuals and groups that were of interest to my organization.
    14.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have established contacts with local individuals and groups that were of interest to my organization.
    14.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above.
15 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience making strategic decisions? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have experience making strategic decisions.
  • I have made strategic decisions to accomplish my work (e.g., prioritization of individual tasks).
    15.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have made strategic decisions for a project (e.g., prioritization of project activities).
    15.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have made strategic decisions for a program or department (e.g., prioritizing goals or missions).
    15.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have made strategic decisions for an agency/organization (e.g., prioritizing missions).
    15.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
16 From the following list, select all of the supervisory duties you have performed on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have planned work to be accomplished by subordinates, set and adjusted priorities, and prepared schedules for the completion of work.
  • I have assigned work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the difficulty of assignments, and the capabilities of employees.
  • I have been responsible for first line supervision to employees.
  • I have developed performance standards and evaluated employees' work.
  • I have instructed employees on both program work and administrative matters.
  • I have interviewed candidates for positions.
  • I have worked with employees to identify their developmental and training needs based on organizational goals and budget realities.
  • I have addressed employees conduct issues by seeking appropriate human resources actions such as verbal admonishments or suspensions.
  • I have overseen the performance of other staff on a team, even though not as a formal supervisor.
  • I have followed necessary steps when an employee's performance did not improve.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
17 Select the response that best describes your highest level of interpersonal skills. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in leading and motivating team members from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner and resolving significant conflicts among the team as well as conflicts with external audiences.
    17.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have experience promoting open, candid, constructive, and regular exchanges with people from various backgrounds and sharing information among team members.
    17.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • I have experience in interacting with team members from various backgrounds in a professional and courteous manner regardless of their backgrounds.
    17.1 Please specify the position title[s] and dates (as listed on your resume) from which you gained this experience. Maximum length of 150 characters.
  • None of the above.
18 Identify the interpersonal communications skills you applied at work on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • Facilitate the resolution of competing and conflicting interests among parties whose cooperation is needed in order to meet a program objective.
  • Interact effectively in situations where frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events, arise that cause major shifts in priorities, timetables, or work assignments.
  • Provide direction, guidance or instruction to support staff or new professional staff.
  • Persuade others to adopt new methods, procedures or techniques in order to improve operations.
  • Defend recommendations on controversial issues to senior management.
  • Independently plan, host, and conduct meetings.
  • Diffuse confrontational contacts with people who are difficult, hostile, or distressed.
  • None of the above.
19 Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. Do you verify that your responses to the questionnaire are true and accurate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes. I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or no longer wish to be considered for this position.