SURVEY STATISTICIAN

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 29, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the National Archives and Records Administration, Office of the Chief of Staff, Customer Experience Division.
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

As a SURVEY STATISTICIAN, you will:

- Develop and maintain an agency-wide customer experience quality measurement framework and accompanying implementation guidance.

- Design agency-wide probability surveys and analyze existing survey instruments, databases, reports, and other data sources.

- Apply complex statistical modeling and other qualitative and quantitative data to surveys; forecast and evaluate complex survey data and formulate new metrics such "trust in NARA" and new theories about possible operational changes or service improvements that would solve for customer pain points.

- Responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of customer experience-focused digital statistical databases.

- Utilize various analytical tools and techniques to generate actionable insights which drive agency wide improvements in customer experience.

- Provide data-centric training, technical assistance, and coaching for a diverse audience of data consumers.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 21-NARA-294-P, which is open for any U.S. citizen to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

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.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
  • Public Trust background investigation will be required.


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

    - Conducting and coordinating statistical surveys; AND
    - Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
    For the GS-14, you must have been at the GS-13level for 52 weeks.

    Education

    Education Requirements: The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    A. Degree: that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. Credit toward meeting statistical course requirements should be given for courses in which 50 percent of the course content appears to be statistical methods, e.g., courses that included studies in research methods in psychology or economics such as tests and measurements or business cycles, or courses in methods of processing mass statistical data such as tabulating methods or electronic data processing.

    OR

    B. Combination of education and experience -- courses as shown in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. The experience should have included a full range of professional statistical work such as (a) sampling, (b) collecting, computing, and analyzing statistical data, and (c) applying statistical techniques such as measurement of central tendency, dispersion, skewness, sampling error, simple and multiple correlation, analysis of variance, and tests of significance.

    Additional information

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This announcement may be used to fill like positions in other organizations within the National Archives and Records Administration.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

    Rating : Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical Skills, Analytical Skills, and Communication Skills. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Referral : If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ) you must receive a score of 85 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Required Documents:

    1. Resume - either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

    2. Vacancy Question Responses - Completely answer the online assessment questionnaire associated with this job announcement.

    3. Transcripts - For positions with an education requirement, OR if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

    4. PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/REVIEW/EVALUATION, ETC: All applicants are required to submit their most recently completed annual performance appraisal (dated within 18 months from the closing date of the vacancy announcement), which identifies your official rating of record (must be at least "Fully Successful") and is signed by the supervisor, or a statement explaining why the performance appraisal/review/evaluation is unavailable. If you fail to provide a copy of the performance appraisal/review/evaluation, or a statement advising why it is unavailable, you will be removed from further consideration. N/A is not considered an acceptable response.

    5. SF-50 for CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
    • Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (To verify your competitive service status, on the SF50, Box 34 "Position Occupied" should show a "1" and Box 24 "Tenure" should show a "1" or "2".)
    • If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
    • Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.


    Additional Required Documents if Applying Through the Hiring Authorities Listed Below:

    6. FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES - Non-competitive Reinstatement Eligibility - If you are a former federal employee and wish to be non-competitively reinstated for a higher grade or full performance level than which you left federal employment, you MUST provide a copy of your separation SF50 (the "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your
    "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2") AND the last performance appraisal you received from your federal employment which shows at least a fully successful rating.

    7. Veterans Preference documentation (if applying under VEOA or VRA): DD-214 - Member Copy 4 or other copies that indicate character of discharge; SF-15 and VA Letter (as appropriate). If you are claiming veterans preference, please visit the website for veterans hiring paths located at https://www.usajobs.gov/help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/veterans/ .

    8. If you are applying under a special hiring authority (e.g. Military Spouses, Interchange Agreement, Schedule A Disability, etc.), please visit the website https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/eligibility . In order to be eligible under one of these authorities, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in that specific hiring authority.

    9.CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

    10. Land Management Eligibles must provide all required documentation to verify eligibility, prior performance, and qualifications for the target position. You can find information on the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act and eligibility HERE . Land Management Eligibles must compete under competitive merit promotion procedures and meet all applicable requirements as such (time-in-grade restrictions do not apply).

    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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