Job Title: IT Specialist (DATAMGT)Job Announcement Number: 14A-JW-299220-MPA-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 current and former Federal employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply; such as applicants with a disability, former Peace Corps volunteers, certain military spouses, veterans seeking a VRA/VEOA appointment, or veterans who have been separated from armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous active service.
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About the Agency
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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, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
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.
Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide detailed information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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