IT Specialist (term), Digitization Program Office

— Washington, D.C.
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Created: February 10, 2015


This position is located in the Digitization Program Office (DPO), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). The office supports the goal of creating a vibrant digitization culture at the Smithsonian, and focuses on increasing the quality and quantity of Smithsonian digital assets by supporting digitization projects, promoting expertise sharing on capture and workflow, providing technical expertise to the units, and leveraging internal and external collaborations. The incumbent supports the mission of the DPO, which is dedicated to carrying out the implementation of the pan-Institutional Digitization Strategic Plan, managing the Smithsonian’s digitization program and advising the Institution on digitization for access, preservation and use, as well as managing digitization projects and long-term programs. The incumbent reports to the Director, Digitization Program Office.

Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
May need to complete a Probationary Period
Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.

Provides technical recommendations in the configuration and management of 3D digitization software and equipment. The incumbent is responsible for updating, and evaluating activities related to these applications and identifying problems that may exist with the systems.
Uses a variety of specialized 3D scanning equipment and techniques ranging from photogrammetry to short and long-range laser scanning to document museum objects, environments and collections.
Uses a variety of software to process acquired 3D datasets. Deliverables may include preparation of 3D models for scientific inquiry, 3D printing, CNC machining web viewing or archiving.

Experience: You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS- 05 or 07 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.

Experience must be IT related; the experience may be demonstrated by paid or unpaid experience and/or completion of specific, intensive training (for example, IT certification), as appropriate.

For all positions individuals must have IT-related experience demonstrating each of the four competencies listed below:

Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.
Customer Service - Works with clients and customers (that is, any individuals who use or receive the services or products that your work unit produces, including the general public, individuals who work in the agency, other agencies, or organizations outside the Government) to assess their needs, provide information or assistance, resolve their problems, or satisfy their expectations; knows about available products and services; is committed to providing quality products and services.

Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
Problem Solving - Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

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