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Social Science Analyst

Company: Department Of Housing And Urban Development
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Summary This position is located in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. Learn more about this agency Help Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates 11/18/2022 to 11/25/2022 Salary $111,521 - $176,300 per year Pay scale & grade GS 14 Help Locations 4 vacancies in the following locations: Birmingham, AL Anchorage, AK Phoenix, AZ Little Rock, AR Show more locations (60) Los Angeles, CA San Francisco, CA Santa Ana, CA Denver, CO Hartford, CT Wilmington, DE Washington, DC Jacksonville, FL Miami, FL Atlanta, GA Honolulu, HI Boise, ID Chicago, IL Indianapolis, IN Des Moines, IA Kansas City, KS Louisville, KY New Orleans, LA Bangor, ME Baltimore, MD Boston, MA Detroit, MI Minneapolis, MN Jackson, MS Saint Louis, MO Helena, MT Omaha, NE Las Vegas, NV Manchester, NH Newark, NJ Albuquerque, NM Albany, NY Buffalo, NY New York, NY Greensboro, NC Fargo, ND Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Oklahoma City, OK Tulsa, OK Portland, OR Philadelphia, PA Pittsburgh, PA San Juan, PR Providence, RI Columbia, SC Sioux Falls, SD Knoxville, TN Memphis, TN Nashville, TN Fort Worth, TX Houston, TX San Antonio, TX Salt Lake City, UT Burlington, VT Richmond, VA Seattle, WA Charleston, WV Milwaukee, WI Casper, WY Remote job No Telework eligible Yes-as determined by the agency policy. Travel Required Occasional travel - up to 1-5 nights per month Relocation expenses reimbursed No Appointment type Permanent - Work schedule Full-time - Service Competitive Promotion potential 14 Job family (Series) 0101 Social Science Supervisory status No Security clearance Not Required Drug test No Announcement number 23-HUD-205 Control number Help This job is open to Internal to an agency Current federal employees of this agency. Clarification from the agency This job is open to 1. Current HUD employees qualifying as Status Candidates or current HUD employees serving on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), or 2. CTAP eligibles. Help Duties As a Social Science Analyst, you will: Design and conduct statistical analysis employing the best available data and appropriate social science research techniques, as needed, to quantify the performance of the Department's programs. Provide expert advice to the Division Director on the direction of PD&R's functions and resources, and aids in the formulation and implementation of strategies to accomplish those functions. Develop, implement, and interpret a policy-oriented program of research and monitoring of housing and community development programs and issues of national scope. The research and monitoring and activities are frequently Congressionally mandated or responsive to high priority national policy concerns and involve highly complex, extremely sophisticated research design and data evaluation. Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Candidates will be selected for a job assigned to one of the official duty stations listed in this announcement. Failure to report to duty at the location for which the candidate is selected may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal. Key Requirements: Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National. A one year probationary period may be required. Must successfully complete a background investigation. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. Please refer to "Additional Information Section for additional Conditions of Employment." Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. Qualifications You must meet the following requirements within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Specialized Experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year (52 full weeks) of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes: Interpreting research findings and research methods to inform the development of laws, regulations, and programs regarding housing, health, community development or poverty issues; AND Communicating with program managers, Congress, or others about research relevant to the evaluation of community/urban development, housing, homelessness, social determinants of health, or poverty programs and initiatives; AND Conducting research on community development, housing, homelessness, health (as it relates to housing and community development), or poverty programs; AND Conducting or supervising statistical analyses on housing and urban/community development or health issues using social science principles and methods. Experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume. Time-in-Grade: In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable: For the GS-14 you must have been at the GS-13 level for 52 weeks. Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment. Education The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions. Basic Requirements: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelors or higher degree in behavioral or social science; or related disciplines appropriate to the position. OR Combination of education and experience that provided the applicant with knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field OR Four years of appropriate experience that demonstrated that the applicant has acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. Additional information OTHER INFORMATION: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Relocation incentive will not be paid. Recruitment incentive will not be paid. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (CONTINUED): HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit Read more Benefits Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered. How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Your application includes your r--sum--, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your r--sum-- includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your r--sum-- may result in a "not qualified" determination. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Analytical, Communication, Project Management, and Technical. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP you must receive a rating of at least 84 out of 100 to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority. Benefits Help A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits . click apply for full job details

Keywords: Department Of Housing And Urban Development, Des Moines , Social Science Analyst, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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