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Grade: 14
* 1.Basic Requirement: All candidates must meet the basic requirements for this position. Please select the one answer that best describes your educational background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science position.
  1. I have a bachelor's degree in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences that provided the knowledges, skills and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.
  2. I do not meet the education requirement described above.


* 2.GS-14: In addition to the basic requirements, please select the one answer that best describes your educational/experience background to meet the basic qualifications requirements for the General Health Science, GS-14, position.
  1. I have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level in or related to the work of this position that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of this position.
  2. I do not meet any of the education and/or experience /education combination options above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Choose the venues in which you have presented scientific or technical information.
  1. National or international conferences and symposia.
  2. Local chapters of professional organizations or meetings of trade associations, industry groups or labor organizations.
  3. Meetings of senior management.
  4. Teaching or training sessions with workers.
  5. None of the above.


* 2.Have you presented technical information to international audiences, on donor or host government HIV/AIDS initiatives?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Select the statement that best describe your experience in HIV/AIDS program/project evaluation in developing country settings
  1. Designed and implemented evaluation studies program assessments
  2. Contributed to evaluation framework designs
  3. Participated on evaluation teams
  4. Drafted evaluation reports incorporating best practices and programmatic recommendations
  5. None of the above


* 4.Select from the following groups which have you collaborated with in a liaison capacity to further health programs, policies and approaches in developing countries:
  1. USG Agencies (US Government)
  2. International donor organizations
  3. Developing country governments
  4. Multilateral Institutions
  5. PVOs (private voluntary organizations)
  6. U.S. Universities
  7. Professional organizations
  8. None of the above.


* 5.Select the answer that best describes the functions that you have performed in the development of HIV AIDS strategies in developing countries.
  1. Led strategic planning and design of a comprehensive program in a developing country
  2. Provided technical assistance on planning for sustainability and scale up of effective approaches
  3. Provided technical assistance to local governments and community organizations to implement and measure cost effective programs and activities
  4. None of the above


* 6.Select the answer that best describes your experience working on international public health programs.
  1. Managed a team of health professionals working on US Government-supported HIV/AIDS programs at a headquarters, country or district level
  2. Participated as a team member on a US government-supported health AIDS/AIDS program
  3. Worked as a short-term technical consultant on a health HIVS/AIDS activity
  4. None of the above


* 7.Organizes work, sets priorities, and determines resource requirements; determines short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them; coordinates with other organizations or parts of the organization to accomplish goals; monitors progress and evaluates outcomes.
  1. Lead monitoring and evaluation functions for international health HIV/AIDS programs.
  2. Assisted in the management of monitoring and evaluation programs
  3. Provided administrative assistance for monitoring and evaluation programs
  4. None of the above


* 8.Have you coordinated activities with a broad spectrum of partners in international health programs including governments, researchers, NGOs (Non-governmental organizations), and practitioners?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Select the types of research you have performed to stay informed about relevant technical information.
  1. Review web or printed technical resources (e.g., technical journals)
  2. Participate in related work groups
  3. Collect information about internal experience
  4. Identify and network with subject matter experts
  5. Attend relevant meetings and conferences
  6. Use web networking tools
  7. None of the above


* 10.Select the answers that describe your experience preparing written documentation related to international public health/HIV/AIDS programming.
  1. Project design
  2. Request for applications
  3. Request for proposals
  4. Evaluation design frameworks
  5. Project reports
  6. Technical updates
  7. Training modules
  8. None of the above


* 11.Select the statement that best describes your experience applying public health analytical methods and techniques to international HIV/AIDS programs.
  1. Analyzed HIV/AIDS statistics and trends and provided technical recommendations for program and policy implications.
  2. Reviewed and assessed research findings and analysis on HIV/AIDS programs.
  3. Participated in assessments of health program/project performance and impact.
  4. None of the above.


* 12.Select the answer that best describes the functions that you have performed in the development of strategies and activities specific to monitoring and evaluation of international HIV/AIDS programming.
  1. Led strategic planning and design of a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation program for HIV/AIDS programs at the national or subnational level.
  2. Provided technical assistance to local governments and community organizations on planning for sustainability and scale up of effective HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation approaches.
  3. Provided technical assistance to implement and measure cost effective monitoring and evaluation programs and activities for health programs.
  4. None of the above


* 13.Select the answers that describe your experience coordinating activities with a broad spectrum of partners in international nutrition programs.
  1. Governments
  2. International Organizations
  3. Researchers
  4. NGOs (Non-governmental organizations)
  5. Practitioners






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