This position is located in the Office of Research & Analysis (ORA), Office of the Chief of Staff, National Endowment for the Arts. In accordance with the agency’s research and learning agendas and performance goals, you will be responsible for:
Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic Requirements AND Specialized Experience requirements described below:
Basic Requirement for all grades: Candidates must possess one of the following basic requirements:.
A. Possess a degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. (Must provide transcripts) OR
B. Possess a combination of education and experience that provided knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. (Must provide transcript) OR
C. Possess four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field.
Specialized Experience Requirements
You must have at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-11 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following duties:
1) assisting with designing and implementing research and evaluation studies;
2) analyzing and reporting quantitative and qualitative data and information; and
3) assisting with facilitating meetings and consultations, including town halls, focus groups, information-gathering interviews, and organizational learning activities.
Must possess at least one full year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to the GS-12 level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing the following duties:
1) designing and implementing research and evaluation studies;
2) analyzing and reporting complex quantitative and qualitative data and information;
3) facilitating meetings and consultations, including town halls, focus groups, information-gathering interviews, and organizational learning activities; and
4) serving as a Contracting Officer’s Representative on federal research or evaluation contracts.
NOTE: Your resume must explicitly indicate how you meet this requirement, otherwise you will be found ineligible.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered.
Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience. Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the advertised grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the dates worked and total number of hours per week.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.
Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS resume template. However, if you do not use the template you must ensure that your resume contains ALL required information which includes hours worked, starting & ending month and year, and if Federal employment (series, pay plan, and grade).
Education must be from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For additional information, refer to the U.S. Department of Education web site at http://www.ed.gov. Submit a copy of your college transcript (unofficial is acceptable) or you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the courses.
Foreign Education: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. For example, specific courses accepted for college-level credit by an accredited U.S. college or university, or foreign education evaluated by an organization recognized for accreditation by the Department of Education as education equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. college or university. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications for more information.
For more information, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/744614800