Job Title:Supervisory Information Technology Specialist, GS-2210-15 DE
Agency:National Science Foundation
Job Announcement Number:DIS-2013-0002
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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|Thursday, October 11, 2012 to
Thursday, October 25, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
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Arlington, VA, USView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Any US Citizen. |
This opportunity is also open to status candidates and veterans eligible under VEOA under announcement DIS-2013-0001.
NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices.
More about NSF.
This position is located in the Office of Information and Resource Management, Division of Information Systems, Administrative Systems Branch. The Branch is responsible for developing, maintaining, and managing applications that support the administrative functions of the Foundation.
- US citizenship
- Background investigation
- Supervisory/managerial probationary period
- Preview questions at bottom of Qualifications & Evaluations--see tab above
DUTIES:Back to top
The Supervisory IT Specialist serves as Branch Chief, of the Administrative Systems Branch in the Division of Information Systems. Responsibilities for this position include:
- Planning, assigning, supervising, and reviewing the work of staff;
- Sets general priorities and goals for employees establishing deadlines and ensures timely completion of work assignments;
- Assigns projects according to complexity of the work and capabilities of employees;
- Plans for the effective utilization of resources;
- Provides technical advice to staff in NSF offices; makes evaluations on proposed solutions to information processing requirements to the Deputy Division Director and senior staff; and
- Performs other administrative and technical duties in support of the functions and responsibilities of the Deputy Division Director.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
To qualify at GS-15, you need to have the following: At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience include: supervisory oversight and guidance to an IT service area; managing IT projects, systems, and services to meet current and future business requirements; experience implementing and managing IT lifecycle services, including planning, budget, deployment, and ongoing maintenance, applied to the efficient and effective management of administrative systems in an organization; developing and interpreting policies and procedures for delivery of services; providing technical advice to management on critical IT issues; applying new developments to previously unsolvable problems; and developing solutions to integration/interoperability issues.
Education may enhance skills required for this position; however, no substitution of education for specialized experience may be made at this level.
You must meet eligibility and qualification requirements within 30 days of the closing date. You must answer all job-related questions in the NSF eRecruit questionnaire. All online applicants must provide a valid email address. If your email address is inaccurate or your mailbox is full or blocked, you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position. This is a non-bargaining unit position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Ratings will be assigned based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire. In some cases, additional assessment processes may be used. Qualified candidates will be assigned a score between 70 and 100, not including points which may be assigned (when appropriate) for veterans' preference.
Review your resume and responses carefully. Responses that are not fully supported by the information in your application package may result in adjustments to your score. A Human Resources Representative will validate the qualifications of those candidates eligible to be referred to the selecting official.
Applicants eligible for selection preference under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) must meet the agency definition of "well qualified." At NSF, this means a score of 90.0 or higher.
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