Job Title: IT Specialist (DATAMGT)Job Announcement Number: 14A-JW-299220-DEU-NASM
Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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Monday, March 24, 2014 to
Monday, April 07, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time, Permanent -
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities should apply to Job Announcement #14A-JW-299220-MPA-NASM.
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About the Agency
The Smithsonian Institution values and seeks a diverse workforce. Join us in "Inspiring Generations through Knowledge and Discovery."
- Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
- May need to complete a Probationary Period
- Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
- Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
Experience: One year of full-time experience at the GS-07 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes activities such as serving as a relational database administrator with digitization and metadata creation for digital assets in a museum or science center environment.
All applicants must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below.
1. Attention to Detail
2. Customer Service
3. Oral Communication
4. Problem Solving
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Or Education: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's or equivalent degree related to the position may be substituted to meet the experience requirements.
Undergraduate or Graduate Education: 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 the fields identified above and required the development or adaptation of applications, systems or networks.
For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and/or proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your resume will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and/or training that address the competencies below:
1. Knowledge of relational database systems such as Gallery Systems-The Museum System, and programs such as MS SQL Server, SAP Crystal Reports and MS Access to include data structure, standards, and reporting needs.
2. Knowledge of museum collections classification schema such as AAT, TGN, CDWA, and Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging to improve standardization and accuracy of data.
3. Ability to communicate in writing for the purpose of documenting standards, procedures, and aids for using the database; and to draft correspondence and other written materials using correct format, grammar, and spelling.
4. Ability to communicate orally for the purposed of training staff, to explain policies and procedures, corroborate or provide information, and solicit cooperation on work matters.
5. Ability to perform a range of administrative duties, including the ability to track the status of projects or assignments; prepare reports; and develop written policies and procedures.
6. Knowledge of current digital media formats and encoding standards for the purpose of digitizing the museum collection.
Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above. Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above. Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree. This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position. Important Note: The review of your resume will determine your final rating and should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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