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Vacancy Details

Grade: 15

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

You MUST submit a complete resume in order to be considered for this position. Please review the required documents section of the vacancy announcement for further information.
1 How did you learn about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • Career Fair
  • Census Bureau Employee
  • College Information Session/Classroom Presentation
  • Friend/Colleague
  • Individuals with Disabilities Recruitment Event
  • Internship
  • Job Search Website
    1.1 From which job search website did you learn about this position?
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • Glassdoor.com
    • Monster.com
    • TweetMyJobs.com
    • USAJOBS.gov
    • US.jobs
    • Other
  • Print Advertisement
    1.1 From which kind of print advertisement did you learn about this position?
    • Brochure
    • Magazine
    • Newspaper
    • Other
  • Professional Conference/Organization
    1.1 From which professional conference/organization did you learn about this position?
    • American Economic Association
    • American Statistical Association
    • League of United Latin American Citizens
    • National Association for Business Economics
    • National Society of Black Engineers
    • Other
  • Professional Magazine/Trade Journal
  • Radio/TV Announcement
  • Recruiter/Headhunter/Search Firm
  • Social Network
    1.1 From which social network did you learn about this position?
    • Black Planet
    • Facebook
    • Hootsuite
    • LinkedIn
    • Pinterest
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • Other
  • Special Emphasis/Affinity Group
  • Veterans Recruitment Event
  • Other
2 Have you held a political appointment within the previous five-year period? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 I authorize the sharing of my application for other similar positions within United States Census Bureau. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 Do you have at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-14, or do you otherwise meet the Minimum Qualifications requirements for this position? (See the "Qualifications" section of this announcement for the definition of specialized experience.) Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 Select the type(s) of evaluations and/or experiments that you have worked on for a large-scale data collection or survey program. Answer to this question is required
  • Coverage measurement
  • Coverage improvement
  • Questionnaire content
  • Marketing and publicity
  • Field operations
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Language
  • Address list development
  • Data capture
  • None of the above
6 Do you have experience combining multiple data sources to create a new or longitudinal dataset? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
7 How many times have you presented results of your empirical social science research or data products at professional organization conferences or academic institutions? Answer to this question is required
  • 1-2 times
  • 3-4 times
  • 5-6 times
  • 7 or more times
  • None of the above
8 Indicate your experience with large-scale administrative record data sets. Answer to this question is required
  • Processing Data
  • Tabulating Data
  • Analyzing Data
  • None of the above
9 Have you applied methods for record linkage to implement or evaluate a census or survey? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Select the statement that best describes your knowledge of survey methodology and its applications to the broad spectrum of survey life-cycle activities and processes. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in survey methodology and lifecycle systems.
  • I have had education or training in survey methodology but have not used this as a daily part of my job.
  • I I have had education, training, and/or experience in survey methodology and lifecycle systems.
  • I am considered a subject matter expert in survey methodology and survey lifecycle systems.
  • I do not have the experience described above.
11 Have you had a major role in performing analysis of administrative records files, including determining potential new applications for such files? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 Indicate your experience setting priorities; and developing, monitoring, and/or analyzing detailed program/project requirements and implementation schedules. Answer to this question is required
  • Negotiating with counterparts within my organization in areas of project requirements, specifications ,schedules, processes, and prioritization.
  • Advising superiors regarding the best course of action on projects by providing implications regarding feasibility, risk, schedule, resources, etc.
  • Setting priorities and monitoring progress of projects.
  • Analyzing detailed project requirements and implementation schedules.
  • None of the above.
13 Do you have experience leading a team and directing the efforts of technical staff to meet critical due dates and project milestones? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Indicate your experience leading and managing a diverse set of projects. Answer to this question is required
  • Leading and managing projects involving multiple divisions
  • Leading and managing projects with outside agencies
  • Leading and managing projects with external stakeholders
  • Leading and managing projects with other interested parties
  • None of the above
15 Please select the response that best describes your highest level of training/experience using statistical software packages (SAS, Stata, and/or R). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience using statistical software packages.
  • I have had education or training using statistical software packages but have not yet conducted statistical analysis using this software.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis under close supervision from an instructor, graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly, independently, and usually without review by a graduate professor, supervisor, or senior employee.
  • I have used statistical software packages for conducting statistical analysis regularly and independently, and I have trained others in its use and/or I am normally consulted by others as an expert in its use.
16 Have you held a leading role in designing/developing coverage improvement research or evaluations for a large-scale data collection or survey program? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Do you have experience designing and conducting empirical social science research in the following fields? Answer to this question is required
  • Household or person-level analysis of subject areas including occupation and labor force activity; housing; health or disability; program participation, including food stamps; or measuring economic well-being.
  • Firm or industry-level analysis in subject areas such as industrial organization, trade, entrepreneurship, productivity, or innovation.
  • Analysis of individual or aggregate labor supply, labor force participation, job flows, or job durations.
  • I do not have this experience.
18 Indicate your level of experience in persuading or negotiating with colleagues about technical issues related to the U.S. decennial census, demographic surveys such as the American Community Survey, administrative data, or demographic data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience in this area
  • I have training but no experience in this area
  • I do this as part of my job under guidance of a supervisor
  • I do this as a regular part of my job with minimal supervision
  • I have trained/mentored others in this area
19 Please rate your experience communicating complex and technical program information in person and in writing to a variety of audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • I have communicated program information in informal groups or in meetings.
  • I have developed written material that communicated complex and technical program information with the guidance of a supervisor and presented the information to others within the organizations.
  • I have independently developed written material that communicated complex and technical program information and presented that information to audiences that included executives and/or interested stakeholders.
  • no experience
20 Do you have a record of research in the social sciences that is demonstrated by your authorship or co-authorship of research papers, conference papers, and/or journal publications? Answer to this question is required
  • I have authored or co-authored research papers.
  • I have authored or co-authored conference papers.
  • I have authored or co-authored journal publications.
  • I do not have this experience.
21 Have you served as a mentor to junior staff? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No