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1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • College or University
    1.1 Which College or University? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Advertisement in Newspaper or Journal
    1.1 Which Advertisement in Newpaper or Journal? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Conference or Meeting
    1.1 Which Conference or Meeting? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Professional Organization
    1.1 Which Professional Organization? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Job Fair
    1.1 Which Job Fair? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Word of mouth, e.g., from a friend or family member
  • USAJOBS search
  • NIST Careers website
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • None of the above
  • Other
    1.1 If Other, please provide the way in which you learned about this position. Maximum length of 250 characters.
2 If you currently or previously held a permanent(Career or Career Conditional) Federal position, what is the highest GS equivalent grade level obtained? Your response MUST be support by a SF-50 submitted with your application. Answer to this question is required
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  • I have never been a permanent Federal employee.
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How would you like to be considered for this vacancy? (Note: you may select more than one option. Please remember to check list of required documents in the vacancy announcement and submit all required supporting documentation with application.)

Answer to this question is required
  • Agency Based – Open to all U.S. citizens.
  • Merit Promotion - Open to all current Federal employees serving on a career-conditional or career appointment; Federal employees serving on an excepted service appointment covered by an interchange agreement; former Federal employees eligible for reinstatement; individuals eligible for a special non-competitive appointment authority; and veterans eligible for appointment under VEOA.
  • Special Appointment Authority - Open to individuals eligible under a special non-competitive appointment authority. This includes individuals with disabilities, veterans, and returning Peace Corp volunteers.
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan – Open to displaced Federal employees who have a current RIF notice or certificate of separation from the Federal government.
4 Did you check the list of required documents for this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
Please go to the following website for a list of the required documents for this announcement:https://www.nist.gov/careers/information-new-employees/applying-jobs-required-forms 
5 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within NIST. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 Select the choice that best describes how your experience and/or education meet the Basic Requirements for this Librarian position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have completed one full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a Bachelor’s degree.
  • I have completed a total of at least five years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • None of the above.
8 ZA-II: Select the choice that describes how your experience and/or education meet the qualification requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement.
  • 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education
  • Masters or equivalent graduate degree
  • LL.B or J.D.
  • My education and/or experience do not match the choices provided.
9 Which of the following statements best describes your experience working in a scientific/technical setting?
(Select all that apply)
Answer to this question is required
  • Consult with scientific/technical professionals to determine information needs, conduct research using a variety of resources, obtain input and assistance from other library subject matter experts, compile and synthesize written output of findings.
  • Develop customer-focused library instructional materials and services in digital and hardcopy formats, prepare or deliver instructional presentations and demonstrations that teach usage of library services and resources.
  • Develop methods for promoting the use of library products and services to end users; create and deliver presentations to customers and stakeholders to increase the awareness of library products and services, experience collecting and measuring feedback on library services and resources.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
10 Indicate your experience in interacting with scientific professionals and library users?
(Select all that apply)
Answer to this question is required
  • Direct users to specific reference materials for self-service.
  • Apply reference interview processes to ascertain customer needs.
  • Initiate referrals for consultations between scientific professionals and librarian specialists.
  • Conduct research and compile results into a written response.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
11 Which of the following best describes your experience with gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing data and information? Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience gathering, analyzing data and information and writing reports or summary documents in a work environment.
  • I have experience gathering and analyzing data and information and writing reports or summary documents for classes in an academic setting.
  • I have no experience gathering and analyzing data and information and writing reports or summary documents.
12 Which of the following scientific/technical information resources do you have experience using on a regular and recurring basis?  (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Web of Science
  • IEEE Xplore
  • Compendex
  • Engineering Village
  • SciFinder
  • LexisNexis
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
13 Which of the following reference management applications do you have experience using on a regular and recurring basis? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Reference Manager
  • EndNote
  • Zotero
  • Mendeley
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
14 Which of the following statements describes your primary customer service experience?
(Select only one)
Answer to this question is required
  • Direct interaction with many different end users responding to requests at a reference or information desk.
  • Interactions tend to be with other librarians and library staff; less so with end users and customers.
  • One-on-one consultations dedicated to specific topics or areas of expertise.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
15 Which of the following statements describes your ability to communicate orally and in writing with all levels of stakeholders and customers?  (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Respond orally to information requests from professionals or library users.
  • Provide written responses to information requests from professionals or library users.
  • Give presentations and offering instructional briefings on the library or publishing services.
  • Prepare reports and briefing papers for management.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
16 Which of the following statements best describes your experience in marketing and outreach activities? (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Lead or participate in administering focus groups or informal customer feedback sessions.
  • Develop marketing materials such as brochures, posters, blogs, and web pages.
  • Utilize multimedia tools to develop videos or similar customer-facing marketing materials.
  • Create marketing materials directed towards senior management audiences to promote cost/benefit or value-add information.
  • Participate in or lead outreach events, such as ‘road shows’, library days, or similar awareness events.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
17 Which of the following web/multimedia applications do you have experience using on a regular and recurring basis?
(Select all that apply)
Answer to this question is required
  • Drupal
  • Photoshop or Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Camtasia
  • Kaltura
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
18 Which of the following statements best describes your experience with creating and developing end-user instruction, materials, and interactions to educate on the use of library products and services?  (Select all that apply) Answer to this question is required
  • Serve as a point of contact for library customer queries
  • Provide individual instruction
  • Provide group instruction or workshops
  • Create end-user instructional guides or how-to videos
  • Provide virtual training
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
19 Which of the following statements best describes your experience using quantitative and qualitative measures to assess the effectiveness of a program or outreach effort?  (Select all that apply).  Answer to this question is required
  • Survey development
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • User experience testing or shadowing
  • Lead focus groups
  • Extract and review log files/monitor usage trends and changes
  • Summarize written and verbal feedback following an outreach event.
  • My experience does not match the choices above.
20 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in my application (resume, responses to questionnaire, and supporting documentation) is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.