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  1. Overview
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  4. Benefits & Other Info
  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Supervisory Digital Information Specialist - NIAID - MP

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-NIAID-MP-13-825542

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$105,211.00 to $136,771.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, February 11, 2013 to Friday, February 15, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1001-14

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Agency Employees Only

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

14

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Current Permanent Title 5 National Institute Allergy and Infectious Diseases employees and individuals under CTAP only.

JOB SUMMARY:

The NIH is the premier biomedical research center for the world.  Its 27 Institutes and Centers employ approximately 18,000 employees doing a vast array of jobs, all supporting efforts for a healthy nation. For information on the NIH mission, goals, and Institutes and Centers, visit NIH Overview.

This position is located in the New Media and Web Policy Branch (NMWPB), Office of Communications and Government Relations (OCGR), Office of Science Management and Operations (OSMO), Office of the Director (OD), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Time in grade met within 30 days of closing date.
  • Position is subject to a background investigation.

DUTIES:

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If selected you will serve as the supervisor of a new media service support team within the New Media Web and Policy Branch (NMWPB), and oversee the subordinate staff in working with NIAID divisions and offices to design, develop, implement, maintain, and evaluate the NIAID Internet and Intranet Web Sites.  More specifically, you will perform the following duties and functions:

 

  • Participate in multi-disciplinary Web site teams of NIAID employees and contractors to develop plans for major new Web initiatives.  Perform all of the supervisory responsibilities inherent in a first-line supervisor, to include establishing technical and workload objectives.
  • Develop overall requirements and schedules to accomplish assigned activities.  Further the goals of equal employment opportunity (EEO).
  • Demonstrate fairness in making selections; encourage and recognize employee achievements; treat minority group employees fairly; and is sensitive to the development needs of all employees.
  • Initiate, develop and implement Web policies and documentation requirements and standards.
  • Identify and resolve policy issues on the use and content of the Web sites and recommend appropriate action when there are deviations from Institute or agency policies and guidelines.
  • Provide guidance and advice on enhancing and improving the effectiveness of the NIAID Web sites.  Interact with technical, scientific, communications and managerial staff at NIAID and NIH, outside researchers and the general public to ensure that content of NIAID Web sites is current, effective and relevant to the sites' audiences.
  • Coordinate the development and use of databases to identify audiences, content and authors for proactive communications.
  • Develop and disseminate Web site usability guidelines to expand the availability of tools and other resources to assist NIAID information developers in designing useful and accessible pages.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks:  improving the design, functionality, content and management of digital information services; designing and redesigning web sites; gathering, assembling, analyzing facts and making recommendations relating to web trends; providing advice, guidance and assistance on information architecture, web communications and information dissemination.

 

View Assessment Questions


 

Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Evaluation Method


BENEFITS:

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The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information.

OTHER INFORMATION:

We are unable to pay relocation expenses.

 

This position has supervisory/managerial responsibilities.  A one-year supervisory/managerial probationary period is required upon selection/placement.  This may be waived if you have successfully completed the supervisory/managerial probationary period.

 

Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application.   You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:

  • Your Resume (Please provide sufficient details in your resume to enable us to determine if you meet the requirement for qualifying experience (as stated in the Qualifications section) and to support your answers to the online questionnaire.   Providing insufficient details in your resume may result in a lower or ineligible rating.)  
  • A complete Assessment Questionnaire, View Assessment Questions.
  • Other required supporting documents (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)
  • If you would prefer to submit a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for consideration, you may submit a skeletal online resume and Fax your CV.   Submission of a resume/CV alone IS NOT a complete application.   You must complete the online questionnaire that will appear when you begin your application on USAJOBS.   (See the Required Documents section for any additional forms and/or supplemental materials required.)

To begin the online application process, click the "Apply Online" button at the bottom of this screen to log in to your existing USAJOBS account or to create an account if you do not already have one.

  • Follow the prompts to complete the Assessment Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.
  • To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, you must use the fax coversheet found at http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf .    Include the vacancy announcement number for the job to which you are applying, 825542.   Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you have questions or require reasonable accommodation during the application process,  please contact the HR staff member listed below.   If you cannot apply online, these are the steps to follow:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire.
  2. Print this 1203-FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf.
  3. In Section 25 of the Occupational Questionnaire, you may notice that the numbering restarts with number one. When entering your responses on the 1203-FX form please continue to enter your responses on the next available number within this section. The numbers on the 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire once it restarts with number one. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible.
  4. Fax the completed 1203-FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

If you have difficulties with hearing and are seeking assistance, please call a relay operator at 1-800-735-2258 or visit Maryland Relay or AT&T Relay.

For technical difficulties, contact HR Systems Support between 8 AM and 4:30 PM ET Monday through Friday at 301-451-1436 or hrsystemssupport@mail.nih.gov.

Additional Information on How to Apply

Information on Reasonable Accommodation

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select "My Applications", and click on the "more information" link under the application status for this position.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following information must be received by 11:59pm ET on the closing date of the announcement, Friday, February 15, 2013.  

  1. Resume via USAJOBS.
  2. Responses to online questionnaire.
  3. If applicable, supporting documentation (including DD214 to support Veterans' Employment, CTAP/ICTAP, Schedule A, or other information requested in the announcement such as transcripts). To ensure your information is secure, please block out any Social Security numbers (SSNs). Clean copies may be requested if you are hired.
  4. If submitting a copy of your Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50), or equivalent, submit one that shows the effective date of your current position and the full performance level. You may obtain a copy of your SF-50 from your HR Office or, if you are an HHS employee, from eOPF. If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: Federal Records Center, National Archives and Records Administration, 111 Winnebago Street, St. Louis, MO 63118-4126 or Email CPR, or visit the National Archives Website.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Richard Woods
Phone: (301)402-3903
Email: WOODSR@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes of Health
10401 Fernwood Road 2D19
Bethesda, MD
20892
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Within 15 business days of the closing date, Friday, February 15, 2013, you may check your status online at USAJOBS We will update your status after each key stage in the application process has been completed.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-NIAID-MP-13-825542

Control Number:

337207700