Washington D.C.
Apr 19, 2019
Apr 19, 2019
Full Time

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel approximately 5% for this position.

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Background and/or Security Investigation required.
  • You may be required to serve a supervisory probationary period.
  • Required to complete OGE Form 450 if selected.
  • Additional Duties Continued:

    • Manages the maintenance of NARA Internet, analyzes pertinent issues, resolves problems, and devises improvements. Responsible for the overall coordination and management of NARA's Internet sites. Formulates, distributes, and promotes policies, guidelines, and standards needed for the development and maintenance of website content and design. Coordinates with other NARA components to ensure their web requirements are met within established policies, standards, and guidelines. Leads the team in managing contracts for redesign or other improvements to NARA's website.
    • Guides NARA managers and staff, nationwide, on web policies, operations, and developments through training programs, conferences, other meetings, and personal communication. Develops, researches, designs layout, writes, and edits new materials for the website as needed. Defines and evaluates alternative web content designs with changes in Internet products and technologies. Reviews requests submitted by NARA units, determines placement for submissions, reviews requests to link to other sites, and ensures that web site information and links are accurate and up-to-date. Analyzes new web content proposals and prepares recommendations for integration into the current website.
    • Maintains liaison with NARA's information technology (IT) staff to resolve technical problems, establish technical standards, and assess new technology that will meet needs of staff and customers. Maintains liaison with NARA's presidential libraries, regional archives, and record centers for achieving mutual gains in the development of web content and digital engagement initiatives.
    • Serves as spokesperson for NARA about its web operations (internally with staff and externally with constituents, customer groups, the press, and others). This includes representing NARA in professional task forces, conferences,committees, programs, and special events concerning Internet communications.
    • Continuously evaluates NARA's Internet and digital engagement presence by developing ways to solicit and analyze feedback from staff and users. This includes developing and evaluating statistical information, monitoring transaction logs, responding to mail from web users, and experimenting with other applicable devices. Plans, designs, documents, and performs quality assurance activities for NARA websites.

    You may qualify at the GS-14 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirements:
    GS-14 - Candidates must have had one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled.

    Examples of specialized experience for this grade level include: Overall website design and development for a large organization/agency; knowledge/application of the standards for Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML), internet applications and World Wide Web (WWW) technologies including the use of the Drupal Web Content Management Systems (WCMS); integrating user centered design principles into web development efforts; managing contracts for website redesign or other improvements; participating in the development of specifications for external contractors; developing and managing web policies for an organization or agency; evaluating and analyzing organizational/agency web presence; planning, initiating, coordinating, and executing projects of broad scope and technical complexity; supervising, motivating, and evaluating performance of a subordinate staff; communicating concepts and technologies effectively both orally and in writing.

    Merit promotion applicants must meet time in grade requirements as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-13 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirement for the GS-14 level.

    You must meet all of the qualifications and eligibility requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Please refer to the Office of Personnel Management's, Operating Manual: Qualifications Standards for General Schedule Positions for further information

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Note: National Archives uses E-verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit,

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they occur within 90 days.

    Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information, visit:

    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements:
    - Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
    - Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
    - Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
    - Other Special Appointment Authorities

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

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Customer Service
    • Leads Teams
    • Leads Through Change
    • Problem Solving
    • Professional Credibility

    Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

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    Drug test required No

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