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Grade: 15

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Grade: All Grades

REMINDER: In addition to this questionnaire, you must also submit all information/documents applicable to you as described under "Required Documents." Please read the vacancy announcement carefully. If all the required information is not submitted, you will be found ineligible for this position.
1 Are you currently serving or have served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
Specialized Experience for the GS-15: You must have one year of experience at the GS-14 level, or equivalent in other public or private sectors, that is directly related to the position as listed above and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position includes work experience that demonstrates:
Developing and executing diversity and inclusion strategies; AND

Identifying opportunities for collaboration on diversity and inclusion initiatives across agency lines or in partnership with other agencies; AND

Providing advice and guidance to management on incorporating diversity and inclusion program strategies into operational processes.
2 Do you have one year of experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level, developing and executing diversity and inclusion strategies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 Do you have one year of experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level, identifying opportunities for collaboration on diversity and inclusion initiatives across agency lines or in partnership with other agencies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have one year of experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level, providing advice and guidance to management on incorporating diversity and inclusion program strategies into operational processes? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Choose the statement that best describes your experience with diversity and inclusion programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in articulating sound business case for diversity at all levels of an organization as a regular part of the job and/or I have trained others in performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
  • I have acted as a change agent of an organizations culture to a diversity and inclusion perspective including identifying aspects of culture that require change, developing sound approaches and opportunities for modification and articulating the need for change clearly and persuasively.
  • I have experience in fostering effective relationships with managers and executives.
  • I have experience implementing diversity and inclusion strategies with close supervision from supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have not had training or experience in designing and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies.
6 Which one of the following best describes your experience coordinating a discrimination complaint process that includes investigation and conciliation of individual, class, and/or systematic cases as required under federal laws? Answer to this question is required
  • I have trained others to perform this job function.
  • I have led a team that performed this job function.
  • I have served as the supervisor of record for staff that performed this job function.
  • None of the above.
7 In which of the following Federal Equal Employment specialty areas do you have experience? Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
  • Rehabilitation Act.
  • Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act.
  • Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.
  • Age Discrimination Act.
  • Equal Pay Act.
  • Statutory complaint system established under 29 CFR 1614.
  • Reasonable Accommodations.
  • Federal Equal Opportunity Recruitment Program (FEORP).
  • Special Emphasis Programs.
  • None of the above.
8 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume. (by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Choose the statement(s) that best describes your experience in written communication used as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • I have provided input on a variety of reports, analyses, position papers, briefing papers, directives, policy statements, etc. for high-level management (office level and higher) regarding an array of difficult, complex, and/or sensitive matters.
  • I have prepared a variety of memoranda and documents to organization personnel on an array of difficult, complex, and/or sensitive matters.
  • I have prepared a variety of reports, analyses, position papers, briefing papers, directives, policy statements, etc. to high-level management (Agency level and higher) regarding an array of difficult, complex, and/or sensitive matters.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
10 Choose the statement(s) that best describe your communication/briefing skills used as a regular part of your job in support of diversity and inclusion or Federal Equal Employment Opportunity programs. Answer to this question is required
  • I explain or justify decisions, conclusions, findings or recommendations to upper level management.
  • I represent my organization in meetings with third party individuals or organizations.
  • I defend organizational positions with third parties performing oversight review of programs.
  • I foster cooperation and consensus among groups in achieving organizational goals.
  • I have not performed any of the above tasks.
11 Select the responses that describes your experience interpreting and communicating policies, procedures, regulations, program research and policy analysis with internal and external stakeholders in writing. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing and implementing a communications strategy for policies, procedures, business plans, and Departmental activities.
  • I have experience preparing written reports and presentations, with collateral materials to support the understanding of policies, procedures and regulations (i.e. graphs, charts and reports that are clear concise and effective).
  • I have edited reports for accuracy, adherence to policy, organization of material, clarity of expression, and appropriateness for the intended audience.
  • I have experience developing complex analytical documents evaluating programs or policies.
  • I have experience developing policy guidance notices, handbooks, and procedures.
  • I have experience evaluating, approving or rejecting written work products of others.
  • I have developed briefing papers or talking points for senior managers.
  • I have drafted reports, memoranda, and correspondence for signature by higher-level officials.
  • None of the above.
12 Select the responses that apply to your oral communications experience. Select all that apply. Answer to this question is required
  • I have regularly served as a program representative in dealing with managers and employees within the areas serviced. This included acquiring, clarifying, or exchanging facts, and information needed to complete assignments.
  • I have regularly justified, persuaded, negotiated, or resolved matters involving significant or controversial policy or program issues. This included communicating effectively and harmoniously with a variety of internal and external individuals or groups (e.g., representatives for the office, department, or other Federal agencies).
  • I have regularly communicated with peers and supervisors in which the purpose was to influence, motivate, or persuade them about a policy or issue of which they are skeptical of or disagree with you.
  • I have regularly served as a program representative and participated in discussions in which the purpose was to plan, coordinate, or consult on work efforts or to resolve specific business problems. This has included influencing or motivating individuals or groups who are working toward mutual goals and who have basically cooperative attitudes.
  • None of the above.
13 Which types of presentations have you developed and delivered as a professional? Answer to this question is required
  • Briefings (e.g., key points, short summary of issues).
  • Testimony (e.g., court, congressional).
  • Educational/Informational presentations.
  • Technical presentations.
  • Community outreach workshops.
  • Webinars.
  • Media briefings.
  • None of the above.
14 I have managed a team of EEO Specialists processing EEO Complaints while meeting EEOC Mandated timeframes. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
15 Select all of the areas in which you have exercised leadership responsibilities in dealing with high ranking officials of other units/organizations or agencies. Answer to this question is required
  • Defending controversial actions or decisions.
  • Negotiating issues among individuals with divergent viewpoints.
  • Advising management officials of high rank of highly visible problems and issues.
  • Securing commitments from other Federal agencies toward collaboration to benchmark and improve processes to achieve agency goals.
  • None of the above.
16 Select the responses that pertain to your professional experience supervising professional and nonprofessional staff, including bargaining unit employees, in a program office or serving as a team lead or subject matter expert. Answer to this question is required
  • Managing staff so the agency's overall goals and objectives are met.
  • Developing assignments and managing workload to accomplish programmatic priorities.
  • Balancing the units or team workload while meeting the needs of other units within the agency.
  • Ensuring quality control of products the produced by the staff.
  • Providing guidance to staff to collect and analyze programmatic data.
  • Monitoring and evaluating job performance.
  • Preparing employee improvement recommendations.
  • Identifying and providing developmental and training needs.
  • Giving advice, counsel and mentoring to subordinates/co-workers.
  • Assisting with line work when unit workload demands.
  • Evaluating a unit's performance and designing strategies for improvements.
  • None of the above.
17 Select the responses that describe your experience leading employees. Answer to this question is required
  • I have assigned work to employees.
  • I have monitored employee work products for adherence to timelines.
  • I have monitored employee work products for adherence to quality standards.
  • I have monitored employee morale.
  • I have ensured that employees are treated fairly.
  • I have been a team lead or I have lead projects.
  • I served as a subject matter expert in my office.
  • None of the above.
18 Which responses describe your experience addressing employee performance problems as a manager, supervisor or union representative? Answer to this question is required
  • I have counseled employees on substandard work in a way that resulted in the elimination of the problem.
  • I have counseled employees on their interactions with others (e.g., problem attitudes) in a way that resulted in the elimination of the problem.
  • I have counseled employees on personal problems affecting their work.
  • I have conducted formal performance management meetings or discussions with employees and union representatives.
  • I have demoted or fired employees due to performance issues.
  • None of the above.
19 Do you have experience managing an Equal Employment Opportunity program that extends to multiple locations that are geographically dispersed across the nation or around the world? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Please specify where this experience is documented in your resume. (by indicating place of employment, job title and length of time performing the duties) Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required