Digital Projects Coordinator (Strategic Planning Coordinator)

Washington D.C.
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 27, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

Copyright is a form of legal protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U. S. Code) to authors of literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and other works. The United States Copyright Office, located within the Library of Congress and under the direction of the Register of Copyrights, administers the Copyright Law, advises Congress and government agencies on legal and policy matters; provides international representation on copyright issues; administers the national copyright registration system; provides collections materials to the Library through voluntary registration and mandatory deposit programs; records documents relating to copyright chain of title; administers statutory license provisions of the law, including collecting and distributing royalties; maintains the world’s largest database of copyright public records; and, provides information and reference services to the public. The Copyright Technology Office (CTO) contributes to the mission of the Copyright Office "to foster creativity" by maintaining data processing systems that support the Copyright Office's core functions of registering, examining and cataloging copyright submissions, deposits and documents, and providing information on copyrighted material to the general public. CTO also provides leadership to the Copyright Office in the development and adoption of new technological solutions. Designated the Electronic Copyright Office (ECO), this new system allows the Office to process work more productively, efficiently, and quickly while opening up the process to electronic commerce and submissions that will provide large additional benefits to the general public. This position, Digital Project Coordinator (Strategic Planning Coordinator), is located in the Copyright Technology Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Copyright Office.

The incumbent supports the operation of the Copyright Technology Office by overseeing all Copyright Office strategic planning activities, including the planning and reporting support necessary to accommodate multiyear initiatives and to ensure that all Office digital activities are aligned with the both the Office's and the Library 's missions and current strategic plans.

The position description number for this position is 363230.

The salary range indicated reflects the locality pay adjustments for the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan area.


Applicants must have had progressively responsible experience and training sufficient in scope and quality to furnish them with an acceptable level of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision.

Ability to identify and solve problems.**

Ability to research and analyze technical issues.**

Ability to apply project management methodologies and techniques to plan and manage complex IT projects.**

Ability to write technical documents.

Ability to prepare and deliver oral presentations.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

No additional requirements to those listed above.

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Develops comprehensive programs of information resources. As project leader or team leader,plans, develops, and implements courses of action and methods needed to support, design, and implement projects. Conducts studies, analyzes findings, and makes recommendations to improve research, collection development, and automation policies.

Provides planning and reporting support necessary to accommodate multiyear initiatives and to ensure that all Copyright Office digital activities are aligned with the both the Copyright Office's and the Library's missions , as well as current strategic plans. Responsible for planning and directing the organization's strategic and long-range goals.

Directs the capture , reporting , and analysis of statistical data concerning the organization's operations and directs or personally completes special studies or projects. Prepares or contributes to reports and other presentations on program planning and evaluation. Designs and conducts a wide variety of comprehensive studies and detailed analyses of complex functions and processes pertaining to program planning and management. Identifies and proposes solutions to management problems of major importance to planning program direction.

Conducts organizational reviews to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities and to evaluate operational effectiveness. Research conducted results in the capture, analysis andreporting of matters related to CTO strategic planning.

Researches and writes reports or other working documents on complex program issues or problems providing expert guidance and/or analysis. Provides expert technical counsel and aid to the Chief and senior managers on alternative resources and services meeting general and/or specific requirements , including translating program area needs and/or mission goals and objectives into major project/program plans or proposals.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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