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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist) - GR - Pathways

Department:Department Of Health And Human Services

Agency:National Institutes of Health

Job Announcement Number:NIH-GRU-13-898788

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 to $51,630.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 to Thursday, June 27, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-2210-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Multiple Schedules - Recent Graduates

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location:
Montgomery County, MD United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Recent Graduates as described under "Overview"

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.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizen, national or legal permanent resident. Non-citizens may apply;
  • Must be U.S. Citizen prior to conversion to competitive appointment;
  • Must have completed, within the previous 2 years, a qualifying associates,
  • bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree
  • or certificate from a qualifying institution; and
  • Must have obtained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

DUTIES:

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The NIH Recent Graduates Program offers mentorship throughout the program, individual development planning, professional development, training activities and opportunity for career advancement.

 

As a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), your major duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Respond to customer support requests involving integration or configuration related issues, and support systems involving a wide variety of different platforms, operating systems, applications, and desktop configurations.
  • Develop, configure, install, and maintain a local area network (LAN).
  • Provide essential support by evaluating the effectiveness of current network systems and by performing tasks such as diagnosing and resolving operating problems.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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In order to be considered for this position you must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

 

1. Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

2. Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

3. Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

4. Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

 

AND

 

To qualify for the GS-9: You must possess 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector OR have completed at least two years of full-time, progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Master's degree OR possess a Master's or equivalent graduate degree in computer science, engineering, information science, information systems management, mathematics, operations research, statistics, or technology management or degree that provided a minimum of 24 semester hours in one or more of these fields and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks. Examples of specialized experience include: troubleshooting and repairing computer equipment, including loading software, examining computer components, making board-level repairs, troubleshooting and analyzing problems, and testing software; formatting hard drives; identifying problems; replacing computer components, testing and repairing a wide variety of hardware and software from various manufacturers; reviewing malfunctioning PCs, workstations, and/or associated hardware to isolate defective parts or determine whether inappropriate logical configurations are causing malfunction.

 


It is encouraged that you submit a copy of your transcripts. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package; however, official transcripts will be required prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education.

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

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.


BENEFITS:

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To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

OTHER INFORMATION:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

HOW TO APPLY:

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To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

National Institutes of Health
Phone: (301)402-6040
Email: NIH.PATHWAYS@MAIL.NIH.GOV
Agency Information:
National Institutes Health
2115 E Jefferson St
Bethesda, MD
20892

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

To learn more about the available job opportunities as a NIH Recent Graduate (IT Specialist), please contact us at (301) 402-6040 during normal business hours, Monday - Friday, 8AM-5PM.

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Job Announcement Number:

NIH-GRU-13-898788

Control Number:

344398000