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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

F/T - Tech Info Spec (supervisory) - US Dept of State

Job Title:Supervisory Technical Information Specialist (Research & Archiving)
Department:Department Of State
Job Announcement Number:USUN-2012-0002


$109,022.00 to $141,726.00 / Per Year


Monday, March 05, 2012 to Monday, March 19, 2012




Full-Time - Permanent




1 vacancy(s) - New York City, NY


This is an Excepted Service Position. Open to all U.S. citizens "You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not get full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined." "More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur."


The men and women of the US Department of State with their skills, character and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America's diplomacy. Civil Service employees support the foreign policy mission from offices in Washington, DC and worldwide. Join us in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world as we formulate, represent and implement US foreign policy. Choose from hundreds of career possibilities - there's something for everyone!
The Supervisory Technical Information Specialist, is the head of the eight-person Research Unit at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations (USUN) in New York. The Research Unit is the principal repository of USUN documentation related to United Nations (UN) policy initiatives, negotiations, decisions, actions, and history. The Research Unit provides comprehensive research services (spanning the full scope of UN-related political, economic, social science, legal, financial and administrative matters) to USUN and Department of State officials engaged in promoting U.S. foreign policy objectives. The head of the Research Unit is responsible for the professional development of the unit's staff, ensuring USUN documentation and records are properly archived and available for reference, and continually evaluating and enhancing processes and data systems that support the Mission's archive and research requirements.


  • Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.
  • Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
  • This is a supervisory position.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.


• Serves as USUN's principal advisor on records management and archival research; implements the Federal Records Act at USUN.
• Plans, develops, implements, monitors and evaluates information technology programs and projects.
• Directs staff research; determines the relevancy of documentation; ensures quality of staff abstracting, indexing and cross-referencing.
• Plans and conducts in-depth original interpretive research studies and written analyses.
• Supervises staff; establishes work priorities; delegates responsibilities; evaluates performance; promotes staff professional development and oversees training plans.


Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement.  Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website:

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