Information Specialist

Washington D.C.
Jul 06, 2017
Jul 20, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Office of Housing provides vital public services through its nationally administered programs. It oversees the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), the largest mortgage insurer in the world, and regulates important parts of the housing industry. The Office of Housing also helps ensure consumers can access housing counseling and provides affordable rental housing through its Multifamily housing program. The Office of Housing is committed to helping all Americans obtain safe, decent affordable housing.
The Office of Multifamily Housing is responsible for the overall management, development, direction and administration of HUD's Multifamily Housing Programs. HUD's Multifamily programs provide mortgage insurance to HUD-approved lenders to facilitate the construction, substantial rehabilitation, purchase and refinancing of multifamily housing projects. MFH is widely responsible for production, asset management and portfolio oversight, and recapitalization of assisted properties, and field operations. As part of the National Housing Act of 1934, Congress created the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) which later became a part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Housing in 1965.

  • Occasional Travel
  • May be required to travel 1-5 days per month.

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  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:
    - Planning segments of projects involving development of management information systems; AND
    - Providing technical assistance to management on management information system applications.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

    Not Applicable


    As a Information Specialist, you will:
    -Initiate independent studies regarding processing and data-flow procedures in support of Multifamily Regional housing data systems.
    -Assure that data base management functions are performed for each system in accordance with system procedures and handbooks. Insures adequacy, suitability, and implementation of local data flow and control procedures established by Data Base Managers and recommends improvements, where necessary.
    -Assure that all the system users are aware of the system capabilities, that each system is being utilized to its maximum potential. Assure that ample user training needed or as the situation arises for the greatest production potential.
    -Effect timely resolution of especially complex or unique data quality problems identified in Headquarters, notifying Headquarters of any deficiencies or inadequacies in the standard tools and procedures provided.

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