Tuesday, June 26, 2012

FCC Help Wanted: Director of Digital Strategy

Announcement Number DEU-OMD-2012-0013 Promotion Potential GS-15
Position Title Director of Digital Strategy Hiring Agency Federal Communications Commission
Open Period 06/11/2012 - 07/02/2012 Duty Locations 1 Vacancies in District Of Columbia County, DC, US
Series/Grade GS - 0301AH 15 For More Info Sheila Shipp
Salary $123758 - $155500

Who May Apply
All U.S. Citizens

Duration Appointment

Marketing Statement
The FCC is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction
covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia,  and U.S. possessions.




This position is located in the

Office of the Managing Director

Washington, DC  20554 

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Key Requirements
US Citizenship Must submit a financial disclosure statement upon assuming the position Suitable for employment as determined by a
background investigation. Serve a probationary period of one year, if
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered
with Selective Service

Major Duties

The position is located in the Office of the Managing Director.  The incumbent will be responsible for leading, developing, implementing and overseeing the integrated policies, programs and objectives for the agency's digital strategy and new media activities.  The new media activities may include hardware and software tools such as Web applications; streaming videos; online interactive multimedia programs, mobile technology, podcasting; webcasting social networking, blogging, digital signage and other new and emerging digital social media.  Works with the Bureau and Offices within the agency in creating a work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation; seeking opportunities for growth and change, exploring new ideas, methodologies and alternatives to reach outcomes, introduce new concepts and strategies that significantly improve or revise the way the Agency uses digital technologies and new media. Manages major strategic projects from definition of scope through approach recommendations and final implementation.  Develops and provides oversight and direction for short ad long-term planning in setting the Agency's overall digital strategy for the use of new media.  Oversees the Agency's websites goals which include improving federal data transparency and opening data to the public and to a community of developers that has access to the data.  Oversees the analytics by creating and producing analysis and reports regarding trends, preferences and other information on the Agency's online activities.  Directs the development of web-based solutions and products that represent and communicate the mission of the Agency to the public.


Please note your resume must thoroughly support
your responses to the vacancy questions.  Your
resume is an integral part of the process for
determining if you meet the basic qualifications
of the position and determining if you are to be
among the best qualified.

All applicants will be rated on the extent and
quality of experience and education relevant to
the duties of the position.  An automated score
is administered based on the on-line application
process used.  Eligible applicants will receive
a numerical rating based on their responses to
the job specific questions for this position
submitted via the FCCJobs website.  Applicants will be
rated ineligible, if they do not respond to job
specific questions and submit a resume.  For
more information, please click on Rating Process.

There are several parts to the application
process that affect the overall evaluation of
your application including:

1.the core questions (answered when you
register in FCCJobs);

2.  the vacancy questions (answered when you
apply for this vacancy). To view the vacancy
questions please visit our website at FCCJobs
and click on Search Public Jobs Now' and view
the announcement as well as the vacancy

3.  supplemental documentation (e.g., DD-214, SF-
50, SF-15, transcripts), if applicable; and

4.  your resume.


qualification requirements by the closing date
of this announcement.  Current Federal employees
must meet time-in-grade requirements by the
closing date of this announcement.  

Specialized Experience:  Applicants must have a
minimum of one year of specialized experience
equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal


For this position, specialized experience includes the following:  1) Experience leading the development, implementation, and ongoing management of organization-wide digital technology plans and programs, including managing web development and design, information architecture, data transparency, social media, and digital technologies; 2) Experience designing and implementing emerging new media and digital policies, products, projects and technologies; and 3) Experience providing expert advice and formal presentations to senior management or executives in the planning, prioritization, development and execution of a digitization program.     

How to Apply
To apply to this announcement go to FCCJobs.  Your application, including resume, all supplemental documents, registration information and answers to job specific questions must be received no later than midnight U.S. Eastern time of the closing date.  For more information, please click on How to Apply, Applying for Jobs, and Inputting Resumes.  If
you have question or problems with password or
logging in, please click on Passwords, IDs, and Logging In.

If applying online poses a hardship, please contact the Federal Communications Commission's
Human Resources Office at (202) 418-0130 during
business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. U.S.
Eastern Time) prior to the closing date of the
vacancy announcement.

Required Documents
***Some positions require supplemental document(s). Documents must be received in the FCC'S Human Resources Office by midnight U.S. Eastern Time of the closing date of the announcement.  Once you apply to this vacancy you will be prompted by the system to either upload the documents or print fax coversheets to fax the documents.  The fax number will be listed on this sheet.  If faxing, supplemental document(s) required should be faxed separately on the fax coversheet provided.  Once faxed, you should receive an email confirmation within an hour.  If you do not receive an email confirmation, your fax has not been successfully received and you should fax again.  If you are unable to fax the required documentation, contact the Human
Resources Office at 202-418-0130 prior to 5:00
p.m. U.S. Eastern Time on the closing date of
the announcement.***

Hardcopy Supplement Documents Required:

1.  When the area of consideration is "Government-Wide" or "All U.S. Citizens."
current Federal employees, including those eligible for noncompetitive transfer or reassignment, must provide a legible hardcopy of Personnel Action, SF-50, that verifies your status and highest permanently held grade along with your most recent annual performance appraisal.

2.  ICTAP eligible candidates must submit a copy of their most recent annual performance appraisal (at least "Meets or Exceeds" or equivalent) and proof of eligibility such as a RIF separation notice or letter from OPM, or your agency documenting your priority consideration status.  You must be rated fully qualified (a score of 80 or above) for the position.

3.  If applying for consideration under a non-competitive appointment such as Schedule A,
Excepted Service, all documentation establishing
your eligibility must be provided.

4.  Veterans must submit form DD-214, "Certificate of Release or Discharge from
Active Duty," or an SF-15, "Application for 10-
Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof
required by that form.

What to Expect Next
Once your complete application is received, we will conduct an evaluation of your qualifications to determine your ranking.  The best-qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring official for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome.

The FCC offers a wide range of employee benefits, including:

Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Long-Term Care Insurance
Holidays and Leave
Thrift Savings Plan
Transit Benefit
Alternative Work Schedule

Other Information
EEO Policy StatementReasonable Accommodation Policy StatementVeterans InformationLegal and Regulatory Guidance

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