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Job Title:Information Technology Specialist (Website Administrator)

Agency:Peace Corps

Job Announcement Number:14-041-KC

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

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SALARY RANGE:

$81,256.00 to $119,327.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 to Thursday, January 02, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

FP-2210-03

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Term

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

03

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Ten Reasons to Work for Peace Corps! -- (1) Voted in the top 4 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" for small agencies in 2011, (2) the Peace Corps has a unique global mission. (3) Benefits include higher salary caps than the Federal standard with (4) quicker step increases. (5) Peace Corps employees earn non-competitive eligibility after 3 years of service and (6) have the chance to be selected for an annual Leadership Development Academy. (7) The working environment is highly flexible with alternative schedules, credit hours, teleworking. (8) There's a Distinguished Speaker Series, and (9) work-life programs including Metro and bicycle subsidies. (10) Peace Corps has a vibrant "Community" atmosphere; established through President Kennedy's call to service; the Peace Corps asks applicants "what you can do for your country" . . . and the world.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=LJQTI.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Peace Corps has created a knowledge sharing extranet website using SharePoint Standard & Enterprise 2010 (SP 2010), that will be accessed by approximately 9000 Volunteers, up to 3000 staff, and eventually several hundred Peace Corps partners in the field. The site (PCLive) will include a resource library of official materials and field-produced materials, front-end modern browsing of site resources, and robust search capabilities. Site assets revolve around the programming and training sectors (Agriculture, Education, Health, Youth in Development, Community Economic Development, and Environment), several initiatives (Feed the Future, PEPFAR, Stomping Out Malaria) and other Volunteer-facing assets. Peace Corps has designed a high-level site architecture, design, interface, and taxonomy. A full-time employee will administer this website on a day to day basis along with the following responsibilities:
- managing the roles, groups, and permissions of the users and communities of practice; - providing Tier 2 level support for PCLive users and Tier 1 level support for subordinate site/communities of practice administrators; - training subordinate site administrators on how to manage their sites as well as serving as Tier Level 1 support for their users - responsible for notifying users of any major site updates or modifications, and how it will affect the users and their processes - will manage and triage ongoing feedback from users from the help-desk system; - provide the daily global updates for all news feeds, photographs, and human interest stories; - will be responsible for liaising with appropriate staff offices and other stakeholders to ensure their requirements are being met - reporting usage statistics and other metrics; - manage document workflows based upon user requirements to include management of records retention policies as they apply to an electronic environment; - responsible for all content curation - prepares articles for OPATS newsletter showcasing aspects of PCLive and works with the editor/graphic designer to develop and deliver PCLive marketing materials; - serve as an advisor to the communities of practice on how to best leverage PCLive to support those communities; - co-facilitates the PCLive site administrators' community of practices. - works with the OCIO support team on system issues, updates to the features and functionalities of PCLive; - designs and builds the site structure, branding, look-and-feel, user interface and user stories as PCLive requirements change - enters user stories/new requirements in the PCLive backlog system; - ensures that PCLive adheres to best practices and industry standards for web development, design, compliance, and project development. - develops usability plans/surveys/tests to ensure we are getting feedback from our users and are responding to their needs.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of computer hardware/software technologies.

Knowledge of computer applications programming.

Ability to plan and execute work.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifying experience for FP-03 requires IT-related experience that demonstrates each of the following four competencies: Attention to Detail; Customer Service; Oral Communication; and Problem Solving; AND one (1) year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-04 or GS-11 level. Specialized experience is experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must be IT-related and may be paid or unpaid experience.

Example of specialized experience for positions at the FP-03 level, typically gained in the IT field or through performance of work where the primary concern is IT, includes experience analyzing a number of alternative approaches when advising management concerning major aspects of IT system design. The experience demonstrates accomplishment of IT project assignments requiring knowledge of IT requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

If you have engaged in intelligence activity or related work, you may not be eligible to apply for positions at Peace Corps. Please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.

If you are claiming Veteran's Preference you must attach your supporting documents to receive your preference points. For more information please click on the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement and refer to the 'Other Significant Facts' section for details.

A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet this requirement will be grounds for employment termination.

Both online and offline application assistance can be obtained by contacting the Avue Help Desk at 1-800-407-0147 or joeavue@avuetech.com or by clicking on the "TECHNICAL SUPPORT" button while working in the automated system.
 
When completing your Avue application online, you will receive a pop-up warning message after 45 minutes.  It is strongly recommended that you save your data often, and turn off your pop-up blocker in order to receive any system time-out warning. 

The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/pc/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement to obtain a copy of the vacancy announcement, applicant qualification form (Form No. F-15566-AVUE), and instructions for completing the form. No other form of application will be accepted.

A 12-month trial period is required.

If you are a current federal employee and are interested in reemployment rights as explained below, you should discuss your options with your employing agency.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Peace Corps applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=LJQTI.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avue Help Desk
Phone: 8004070147
Fax: 2535739868
Email: joeavue@avuetech.com
Agency Information:
Peace Corps
1111 20th Street NW
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20526
US
Fax: 2535739868

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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Job Announcement Number:

14-041-KC

Control Number:

357272400