Supervisory IT Specialist

Falls Church, Virginia
Sep 26, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
IT, Management
Full Time

If you are interested in a rewarding and challenging career, this is the position for you!

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) seeks highly-qualified individuals to join our team of expert professionals in becoming a part of our challenging and rewarding Agency. The primary mission of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) is to adjudicate immigration cases by fairly, expeditiously, and uniformly interpreting and administering the Nation's immigration laws. Under delegated authority from the Attorney General, EOIR conducts immigration court proceedings, appellate reviews, and administrative hearings. EOIR consists of three adjudicatory components: The Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, which is responsible for managing the Immigration Courts where Immigration Judges adjudicate individual cases; the Board of Immigration Appeals, which primarily conducts appellate reviews of these Immigration Judge decisions; and the Office of the Chief Administrative Hearing Officer, which adjudicates immigration-related employment cases.

This position is located in the Office of information Technology, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U. S. Department of Justice. Incumbent serves as the Project Management Office (PMO) Manager and is responsible for managing the PMO within the OIT. The PMO Manager manages the Systems Development Lifecycle process, and is responsible for advising, planning, coordination and administration of information technology (IT) projects for the EOIR/OIT. The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing project management procedures, tools, templates, activities, and infrastructure. In addition, the incumbent is responsible for designing and developing project status dashboards and analysis.

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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must complete a background investigation, credit check, and drug test.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • Probationary period will apply.
  • May be required to file a Financial Disclosure.
  • Salary payments must be by direct deposit to a financial institution.
  • Translated transcripts are required.

    In order to qualify for the Supervisory IT Specialist position, you must meet the following minimum qualifications:
    Must have information technology related experience that demonstrates possession of each of the four required competencies. ATTENTION TO DETAIL: I am thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. CUSTOMER SERVICE: I work with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that my work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; I know about available products and services; I am committed to providing quality products and services. ORAL COMMUNICATION: I express information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); I make clear and convincing oral presentations; I listen to others, attend to nonverbal cues, and respond appropriately. PROBLEM SOLVING: I identify problems; determine accuracy and relevance of information; use sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and make recommendations. (Note: This experience must be demonstrated on your resume/supporting documents.)

    You must show that you meet the requirements described below in your resume. Your application material must support your responses to the following questionnaire. You must have at least one year of full-time (12-months) specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service that included:
    • Evaluate the current IT Project Management Office policy framework and recommends changes that will ensure alignment with the agency's mission requirements;
    • Coordinating with the project management offices to transition new capabilities to operating environments;
    • Serving as an IT program or project manager to analyze all IT projects in order to report IT performance to executive leadership;
    • Ensure all projects and processes are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets and expectations and create a comprehensive and forward-looking view of projects in their various cycles of planning and implementation.
    • Utilize project management tools (such as ServiceNow Project and Portfolio Management (PPM)) for cost/schedule/resource tracking and analysis.
    Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

    For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here.

    Education must be accredited by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Applicants can verify accreditation by clicking here. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. (Note: If you are selected for this position based on education, an official transcript will be required, prior to your first day.) You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in accredited U.S. education programs; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, click here.

    Conditions of Employment: Only U.S. Citizens or Nationals are eligible for employment with the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Dual citizens of the U.S. and another country will be considered on a case-by-case basis. All DOJ applicants, both U.S. citizens and non-citizens, whose job location is with the U.S., must meet the residency requirement. For a total of three (not necessarily consecutive years) of the five years immediately prior to applying for a position, the applicant must have: 1) resided in the U.S., 2) worked for the U.S. overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or 3) been a dependent of a Federal or military employee serving oversees.

    Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 80 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria and must submit proof of eligibility for the special selection priority. Additional information about CTAP/ICTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here.

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    Veteran's Preference: If you are entitled to veterans preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your resume. In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214; official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty. If you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient or claiming military spouse preference, you must submit a Standard Form 15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans Preference.

    You are encouraged to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you must request an alternative application method. Please contact Andrew Fry, HR Specialist, via email at or via phone at 816-426-5706 between the office hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm EST.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.

    Applicants applying under Delegated Examining (all U.S. citizens) procedures will be rated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your score may be lowered and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles. Candidates placed in the "Best Qualified" category will be identified for referral to the hiring manager for further review and consideration.

    You will be rated based on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) or competencies:

    • Leadership
    • Oral Communication
    • Project Management
    • Project Management Officer Management
    • Writing

    In order to be rated as meeting the minimum qualifications, we must be able to determine from your application package that you have the education and/or specialized or general experience that is required. Applicants who have qualifying experience performed on less than a full-time basis must specify the percentage and length of time spent in performance of such duties.

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