Program Analyst (Data Manager)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 23, 2019
Closes
May 31, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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 Data Manager is responsible for working to identify, define, and quantify Copyright Office data requirements, both for current and future needs, so that assigned technical personnel can translate those needs into products which serve the needs of the Copyright Office, its stakeholders, and the public.

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Responsibilities

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.

As an important component of the United States Copyright Office, which is part of The Library of Congress, the Copyright Modernization Office is responsible for identifying current and future processes, systems, and program requirements of the Copyright Office in support of its mission to promote creativity by administering and sustaining an effective national copyright system. Incorporating such varied disciplines as strategic planning, program management, data management and business analysis, the Office serves as a conduit and liaison between the Copyright Office and other offices and functional areas both within, as well as external to, the Library of Congress to take identified wants and needs and partner with the Library's OCIO to translate them into workable, cost-efficient solutions.

The incumbent supports the operation of the Copyright Modernization Office by acquiring and maintaining a detailed knowledge of Copyright Office business unit processes and workflows, and may serve as sponsor/champion on behalf of individual business units about the new development of services unique to a functional area.

The position description number for this position is 369804.

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

The incumbent of this position will work a flextime work schedule.

This is a non-supervisory, bargaining unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be authorized for the person(s) selected under this vacancy announcement.

The Program Analyst (Data Manager) has the primary responsibility to plan and organize and oversee the management of work activities and schedules associated with the implementation of enhancements to existing IT systems and new systems.

As directed, assists with the leadership of the interdisciplinary effort to establish business needs and requirements necessary to administer an office-wide data management program which coordinates data exchange and data management efforts across Copyright Office program areas. Actively considers the recommendations of Copyright Office stakeholders and accepts the direction of senior managers. Works under the direction of the Director of the Copyright Modernization Office to conceive and articulate an enterprise data strategy governing the capture and maintenance of data generated by the Copyright Office, and other sources. Works to ensure that the Copyright Office's data policies and practices support and promote interoperability with copyright industries; enable advanced business analytics; and markedly improve data quality, access, and usage. May serves as an advocate for the value of Copyright Office data products and enterprise data vision.

Recommendations may relate to not readily evident conclusions from evaluative studies; interrelated issues concerned with cross-cutting or conflicting goals; and identified strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) in support of the strategic planning process. Presents these results in various ways, including written reports, spreadsheets and other analytical tools, presentation slides and graphical handouts as well as presenting findings orally both to individuals and groups.

Serves as a subject matter expert on best practices and strategies for leveraging data insights that help drive strategic and tactical business decisions, and optimizing performance through data analytics. Supports a data-driven, decision­ making culture. Identifies potential processes to be implemented by others for the efficient, integrated introduction of new data. Utilizes research and analytics to maximize the return on data assets.

Maintains liaison with other major national information services to accrue a broad range of technical information activities that require substantial depth of analysis. Considers special requirements of group for whom liaison services are provided.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


No additional requirements to those listed above.

Qualifications

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 perform program management and analysis work for a data management program.**

Knowledge of industry best practices and strategies for leveraging data to drive strategic and tactical business decisions.**

Ability to establish business needs and requirements necessary to administer a data management program.

Ability to serve as a liaison for an organization and develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to perform program analyst work using computer systems and software applications.

Ability to communicate in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Education

Additional information

Although it is the Library's policy to afford the maximum pay benefit to employees when setting rates of pay, a new appointee who has had no previous Federal service will generally be paid the minimum step of the grade.

The Library of Congress is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities who meet eligibility requirements are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit a complete application package that is received by the closing date of this announcement.

This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please email ADA@loc.gov. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be determined on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. Certification from health care providers are not accepted. For more information contact the Library's Office of EEO/Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

The Library of Congress is the national library of the United States and is part of the Legislative Branch of the Federal government. As such, all positions are in the excepted service.

Appointment/retention is subject to a favorable evaluation of an appropriate personnel security/suitability investigation.

The Library reserves the right to fill a lesser or greater number of vacancies indicated during the life of this vacancy announcement.

Initial appointments, permanent or indefinite, to the Library of Congress require completion of a one-year probationary period.

The Library of Congress may offer repayment for all or part of federally insured student loans. However, not all service units within the Library of Congress participates in the repayment of federally insured student loans. Therefore, determination to repay a federally insured student loan is subject to approval by the appropriate service unit.

A "Not to Exceed" (NTE) status is used to identify an appointment with a specific ending date. However, the Library has the right to separate a NTE employee at any time due to either performance issues or budget constraints.

Are you a veteran? Please indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming in your application materials and/or applicant profile and provide the appropriate supporting documentation to validate your claim. Those applying for 5-point preference must submit Member Copy 4 of your DD 214. Those applying for 10-point preference must fill out an SF-15 (click here for the form) and provide the required documentation listed on the back of the form. If required supporting documentation is not attached, Veterans' Preference will not be considered in the application process.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

The Library of Congress evaluates applicants through an applicant questionnaire and a structured interview. Applicants may also be screened for some jobs through licensing, certification, and/or education requirements, a narrative/application review, and/or a preliminary telephone interview. The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that are marked with a double asterisk (**) in the vacancy announcement and the applicant questionnaire are considered the most critical for a position. To be considered for final selection, applicants must demonstrate fully acceptable experience in these designated KSAs in the narrative/application review, preliminary telephone and/or full structured interview. The various assessment tools listed above are designed to verify or explore applicants' experience, knowledge, and training directly related to the job in order to identify the best qualified applicants for selection.

For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please see the Library of Congress Merit Selection Plan, Section X.D, at: http://www.loc.gov/hr/employment/msp010909.pdf .

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Current or former federal employees must submit their most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent).

Applicants with disabilities may be considered under special hiring procedures and must submit an appropriate certificate of eligibility when applying for this position. The proof or disability/certification may be issued by the State Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Disability Services or Career Services office of the applicant's college or university, or the Department of Veterans Affairs. The letter must verify that the applicant has a severe disability and must be dated within three years of the date of the application. The program does not accept certification from health care providers. For more information contact the Library's Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Programs at 202-707-6024 or email spp@loc.gov. FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR CERTIFICATION WILL CAUSE YOUR APPLICATION TO NOT BE CONSIDERED UNDER THE SELECTIVE PLACEMENT PROGRAM.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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