NASIS Specialist, GS-0301-12/13

Employer
Department Of The Interior, I...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 08, 2017
Closes
Mar 22, 2017
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

NOTE: This position is not covered by the bargaining unit.

NASIS SPECIALIST (2 POSITIONS), GS-0301-12/13

Bureau of Indian Education,

Chief Academic Office,

Accountability & Assessment Office,

Washington, DC

The Bureau of Indian Education's mission is to provide quality education opportunities from early childhood through life in accordance with the tribes' needs for cultural and economic well-being and in keeping with the wide diversity of Indian tribes and Alaska Native villages as distinct cultural and governmental entities.

The incumbent is to provide oversight and administer the development, implementation and operations of the Native American Student Information System (NASIS) in support of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).

INDIAN PREFERENCE:

Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference Act of 1934 (Title 25, USC, Section 472).Verification Form BIA-4432 must be submitted with the application if claiming Indian Preference. Indian preference eligibles that are not currently employed in the Federal service will be appointed under the Excepted Service Appointment Authority Schedule A, 213.3112(A)(7).

STATUS CANDIDATES:

Consideration will be given to Non-Indian applicants (Status or Reinstatement eligibles) in the absence of a qualified Indian Preference eligible. Applicants not entitled to Indian or Veteran's Preference must be Federal civilian employees with competitive status or former Federal civilian employees with reinstatement eligibility and must submit latest Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50B, as proof.

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ACT (VEOA): Preference eligibles may apply for permanent positions (career or career-conditional appointments) under merit promotion procedures for VEOA appointments; however, veteran's preference is not a factor in these appointments. To be eligible for a VEOA appointment, a veteran must be a preference eligible OR veteran separated after 3 or more years of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions. Applicants must submit a copy of their DD-214 (Member Copy 4) for verification of eligibility. For more information about this program and to determine whether you are eligible, click here.

FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES:

Former Federal Employees are required to indicate whether they received a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment (VSIP) buyout in their previous employment with the Federal government, and are required to submit a copy of the applicable Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) regarding the VSIP. The majority of individuals, who accept reemployment with the Federal government within 5 years of receiving the VSIP amount, must repay the gross amount of the separation pay prior to reemployment.

NOTE: Additional selections may be made from this announcement if identical vacancies occur within 90 days from the closing date.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Work requires travel away from the duty station on field assignments. Travel involves transit via airplane and motor vehicle

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • Yes
  • Travel and relocation expenses will be authorized in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulations, with the exception of real estate expenses under the contractor-provided home sale contract.

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
  • BACKGROUND SECURITY INVESTIGATION REQUIRED FOR ALL HIRES
  • APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ONLINE OR BY FAX
  • TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES WILL BE PAID
  • VALID STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE IS REQUIRED
  • APPOINTMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO A 1 YEAR PROBATIONARY PERIOD

Applicants must meet the qualification requirements contained in the OPM Standards. For this position, they are listed below.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled (refer to Statement of Duties). To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.


For GS-12: one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (but may have been obtained in either the private or public sector) performing duties such as: gathering data related to educational institutions and programs with extensive infrastructures; perform a wide range of project management and basic business principles and practices; researched problems and their impacts; collect data and assist with the use of databases and data management, including gathering, synthesizing, evaluating, reporting, and interpreting data and information from a wide variety of education and support programs; identify and provide advisory services, consultation, technical assistance, and training in areas requiring policy development; identified strategies to recommend solutions to issues; review papers, policy proposals, and interpretations for implementation; and use of current data and reporting software sufficient to understand the technical feasibility of reporting projects and to provide support to customers.


For GS-13: one year of experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (but may have been obtained in either the private or public sector) performing duties such as: providing expert guidance and advice involving the full spectrum of NASIS administration; serving as the expert on data collection of various education program and student information and statistics; performing a wide range of project management and business principles and practices; research and identify problems and impacts; analyze and gather data for management decisions and justifications; identify and provide advisory services, consultation, technical assistance, and training in areas requiring policy development; identified strategies to recommend solutions to solve issues; review papers, policy proposals, and interpretations for implementation; and use of current data and reporting software sufficient to understand the technical feasibility of reporting projects and to provide support to customers.

Status applicants MUST meet Time-In-Grade requirements and Time after competitive requirements by 11:59 PM EST Tuesday, March 21, 2017.

SUITABILITY & CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: A background security investigation is required. Appointment is subject to the successful completion of the security investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

 

DRIVING REQUIREMENT: Incumbent may be required, as an incidental duty, to operate a government-owned or leased motor vehicle, in the performance of duties, therefore, a valid driver’s license is required. Incumbent must have a safe driving record within the three-year period immediately preceding submittal of GSA Form 3607 and be able to meet the safe driving requirements of the Bureau of Indian Education.

 

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