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[interestingjobs] Director Digital Strategy at the FCC

Rob Reich reich at
Tue Jun 19 17:20:43 PDT 2012

Hi all:

This one not for 22 year olds, but please share with anyone with some experience.  Genuinely large and important post to work alongside FCC Chair Julius Genachowski.

Rob Reich

Job Title:Director of Digital Strategy
Agency:Federal Communications Commission
Job Announcement Number:DEU-OMD-2012-0013
SALARY RANGE:	$123,758.00 to $155,500.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:	Monday, June 11, 2012 to Monday, July 02, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:	GS-0301-15
DUTY LOCATIONS:	1 vacancy(s) in the following locations: 
District Of Columbia County, DC, USView Map
20554View Map
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.


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
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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.

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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.     


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.

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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

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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.
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