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IT Specialist (Datamgmt) job

SmithsonianWashington, DC
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IT Specialist (Datamgmt)
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Smithsonian Institution

Overview
  • ##### Open & closing dates

08/27/2019 to 09/10/2019

  • ##### Service

Excepted

  • ##### Pay scale & grade

IS 11

  • ##### Salary

$69,581 to $90,461 per year

  • ##### Appointment type

Term - This is not a Federal Position, but has similar requirementsand benefits.

  • ##### Work schedule

Full-Time

Location

-

Washington, DC FEW vacancies

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

- Duties
Summary

The Office of Visitor Services (OVS), is the principal office at theSmithsonian responsible for understanding, designing and improvingall stages of a visitors journey, from planning, to visit andpost-visit experiences. The Office enables the Smithsonians missionthrough its activities as the primary point of contact forSmithsonian visitors. In addition, OVS provides internal services toSmithsonian staff who serve visitors, including over 6,000volunteers.

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Responsibilities
  • Provides day-to-day support and monitoring of digital assetcontent management systems and relational database systemsincluding troubleshooting and maintaining up to date andaccurate content.
  • Assesses the effectiveness and performance of relationaldatabase management systems, web applications, and contentmanagement systems.
  • Recommends improvements and innovations for OVS IT systems thatincrease usage rates and user satisfaction ratings.
  • Partners with vendor development teams on system designs andsystem release procedures.
  • Ensures business needs are met during development, beta testing,installation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of IT systems.
  • Develops training strategies and tactics on how to use avolunteer management database.
  • Provides advice and guidance on all technical matters of thevolunteer management database.
Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

11

  • #### Job family (Series)

2210 Information Technology Management

- Requirements
Conditions of Employment
  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • Complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer

Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the jobannouncement closing date.

Qualifications

Experience: You qualify for this position if you have one yearof specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 9 levelin the Federal Service or comparable pay band system. For thisposition Specialized experience is defined as providing day-to-daysupport and monitoring of content management systems; assessing theperformance and effectiveness of IT systems; collaborating on thedevelopment, improvement, deployment and/or upgrade of IT systems;and providing training to users on all aspects of a volunteermanagement database.

  1. Attention to Detail- Is thorough when performing work andconscientious about attending to detail.
  2. Customer Service- Works with clients and customers (that is,any individuals who use or receive the services or products thatyour work unit produces, including the general public,individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, ororganizations outside the Government) to assess their needs,provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, orsatisfy their expectations; knows about available products andservices; is committed to providing quality products andservices.
  3. Oral Communication- Expresses information (for example,ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, takinginto account the audience and nature of the information (forexample, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear andconvincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends tononverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
  4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracyand relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generateand evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteerwork done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps,AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional;philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social).Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, andskills and can provide valuable training and experience thattranslates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit forall qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will beconsidered to determine the total number of years and months ofexperience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hoursworked each week.

Or Education: Three full years of progressively higher levelgraduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent degree relatedto the position may be substituted to meet the experiencerequirements.

Graduate Education: Degree in computer science, engineering,information science, information systems management, mathematics,operations research, statistics, or technology management ordegree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or moreof the fields identified above and required the development oradaptation of applications, systems or networks.

Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined tomeet the basic qualifications; for example, a half year ofexperience and a half year of education in the field may bequalifying.

Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying byeducation and/or you have education completed in a foreigncollege/university described above, it is your responsibility toprovide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreignstudy. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the"Required Documents" section of this announcement.

Education
Additional information

Please see Benefits at www.sihr.si.edu for a complete description.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet thequalifications above.

Your application will be evaluated first for the basicqualifications described above. The applications that meet the basicqualifications will be evaluated further against the followingcriteria:

  1. Ability to use programming languages and tools.

  2. Ability to support users of relational database systems.

  3. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve technical hardware and/orsoftware issues for digital asset content management systems.

  4. Ability to assess the performance and effectiveness of ITsystems.
  5. Ability to communicate orally in order to maintain vendorrelationships and collaborate on the development, improvement,deployment and/or upgrade of IT systems.
  6. Ability to lead user training for a volunteer managementdatabase and assist users with all aspects of the system.

Important Note:

Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to yourresponses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment toolfor consistency. If a determination is made that you have ratedyourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will beassigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Yourresume should provide detailed information regarding how youreducation and experience relate to this position, including themajor duties and qualifications criteria listed.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Other

Drug test required

No

- Required Documents

Your application package should include the following documents:

  • Resume - Your resume can be uploaded and attached to yourapplication or created using the USA Jobs on-line resumebuilder. If you want to receive full credit for relevantexperience your resume MUST contain the job title (includingthe occupational series and grade if it is Federal), duties,starting and ending dates (month and year), hours worked perweek, and salary.

USAJOBS has guidance on how to ensure that you submit a completeresume: If you have not written a Federal resume before, you maywatch this Resume Writing Tutorial video on the USAJOBSYouTube channel, or read through a helpful Resume Writing FAQarticle on the USAJOBS Help Site to learn what details youshould, and should not, include in your resume. If any of theabove information is not included in your resume we may not beable to fully credit you for your experience.

  • Unofficial school transcripts, if the position has aneducation requirement or if you are using education to qualify.If selected for the position, you must provide an officialtranscript before appointment.
  • Proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study, if applicable.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institutionrecognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to becredited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only theattendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accreditinginstitutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in thisvacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or mayaffect the overall rating.

- Benefits

The Smithsonian offers a comprehensive benefits package thatincludes, in part, vacation and sick leave, holidays, commuterbenefits, health/life insurance, and accidental insurance.

- How to Apply

Click on the "Apply Online" button on the upper right side of thepage.Please Note:

  • You must apply for this position online through the 'ApplyOnline' button and submit required supplemental documents (ifthey are relevant to you).You may submit required documents by uploading them onlineduring the application process;
Agency contact information
Jan Williams
Phone

202-633-6383

TDD

202-633-6409

Fax

000-000-0000

Email

Willija@si.edu

Address

SMITHSONIANOffice of Human ResourcesPOB 37012, 600 Maryland Avenue, MRC 517Suite 5060Washington, District of Columbia 20013-7012United States

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Next steps

At the end of the application process you will be able to create andsave a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessmentquestions. You may save this file as initial receipt of yourapplication. After the job announcement closes, you will receive anemail from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt.The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Eachapplication is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. Wewill send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of theapplication review process. You may also check your applicationstatus by logging into www.usajobs.gov and selecting the tab "MyUSAJOBS;" e-mailing vacancy.info@si.edu; or by contacting the Officeof Human Resources Representative listed.Additional Information:

  • Tips on applying for Smithsonian jobs are available atwww.sihr.si.edu/jobs.cfm.The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.
- Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent.Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment onthe basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy andgender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexualorientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age,membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parentalstatus, military service, or other non-merit factor.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & jobapplicants
Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicantswith disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonableaccommodation for any part of the application process should followthe instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any partof the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact thehiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonableaccommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the workenvironment, or the way things are usually done that enables anindividual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job dutiesor receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must providereasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have anequal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to performthe essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receiveequal access to benefits, such as details, training, andoffice-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during theapplication or hiring process or while on the job. Requests areconsidered on a case-by-case basis.

Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodationsor how to contact an agency.

Legal and regulatory guidance
  • Financial suitability
  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and toapply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543783300. Only resumessubmitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listedat www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Estimated annual salary
$77,996
average
Minimum
$57,921
Maximum
$112,857
Commuter Checks & AssistanceVacation & Paid Time Off
Occupational Accident InsuranceHealth Insurance
Sick DaysLife Insurance

Smithsonian

Type

Nonprofit Organization

Size

5001 to 10000 employees

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Location

Washington, DC

Industry

Non-Profit

Founded

1846

CEO

Dr. David J. Skorton

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