Duties

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is a federally chartered, nonpartisan institution that was created by the US Congress to serve as America’s national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and an educational institution dedicated to the history and lessons of the Holocaust. The Museum seeks to educate Americans from all 50 states and all walks of life as well as international audiences. The Museum has three areas of expertise: Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust scholarship and education, and genocide prevention.

In carrying out its important memorial and educational mission, the Museum is guided by its institutional values for our workplace: Honor the memory of the victims; carry out our work with dignity, humility, integrity and respect for others; and strive for excellence through teamwork, rigor, and a culture of continuous learning. Consistent respect for others is the foundation for trust, collegiality and inclusion.

Duties include:

· Serves as the Chief Technology Officer planning and directing activities necessary to ensure the quality of Museum’s applications software and supporting information technology infrastructure.

Performs technical reviews and provides a variety of advisory services to system development managers, program sponsors, and other governmental and non- governmental representatives.

Represents the Museum at professional, governmental, and industry organizations in computer technology. Negotiates technical working agreements with other Federal, public, and commercial organizations.

Conducts research to remain up-to-date and knowledgeable regarding industry trends and emerging technologies in anticipation of new processes and system alterations, as well as to analyze and improve upon technology standards across the organization to maintain a technological advantage for teaching and learning.

Supervises one or more employees on a regular and recurring basis. Makes decisions on work problems presented by subordinate supervisors, team leaders, or similar personnel, or by contractors.

Provides advice, counsel, or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters; finds and implements ways to eliminate or reduce significant bottlenecks and barriers to production; promotes team building; and improves business practices.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

· The USHMM is an equal opportunity employer.

· You must be a U.S. citizen or national to apply.

· This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

· As a condition of employment, all new hires must agree to direct deposit of their salary checks. Employees will have up to two (2) pay periods from the date they enter on duty to arrange for their direct deposit transaction.

· This is a Federal agency. Former employees who received a voluntary separation incentive (“buyout”) must repay the full amount of it if reemployed under any type of appointment or under a personal service contract within five years after separation with a buyout.

· On-line resumes must be submitted by 11:59pm EST of the closing date.

· You must be a suitable for Federal employment.

· You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).

A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.

· Payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

· The USHMM is an equal opportunity employer.

· This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

· As a condition of employment, all new hires must agree to direct deposit of their salary checks. Employees will have up to two (2) pay periods from the date they enter on duty to arrange for their direct deposit transaction.

· This is a Federal agency. Former employees who received a voluntary separation incentive (“buyout”) must repay the full amount of it if reemployed under any type of appointment or under a personal service contract within five years after separation with a buyout.

Qualifications

Qualification requirements in the vacancy announcements are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualification standards. This handbook is available on the Office of Personnel Management’s website located at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards. 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.

BASIC REQUIREMENT:

Applicants must possess the following IT related competencies and specialized experience related to IT:

1. Attention to Detail

2. Customer Service

3. Oral Communication

4. Problem Solving

AND

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You qualify for the GS-15 grade level if you possess one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 (or equivalent) grade level in the Federal government, that clearly demonstrates knowledge, skills and abilities to serve as the Chief Technology Officer performing the following duties:

Planning and directing activities necessary to ensure the quality of an organization’s applications software and the supporting information technology infrastructure

**Failure to submit required documentation will result in an ineligible rating.

Education

There is no positive education requirement for this position.

Additional information

Selective Service: This link provides information on the Selective Service System Registration. http://www.opm.gov/fedregis/1999/64r28713.pdf If you are an Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligible, you may receive selection priority. You must apply and be found to be well-qualified.

As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement. For more information, please visit: https://chcoc.gov/content/guidance-applying-coronavirus-disease-2019-vaccination-requirements-new-hires-%E2%80%93-executive