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**Duties**:

- Reviews, revises, and implements sampling designs and other methodologies for use by states in claiming or justifying receipt of federal funds from Children's Bureau (CB) programs.
- Develops, reviews, and revises statistical procedures applicable to the various CB programs and activities.
- Collaborates with the Formula Grants Division in developing the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) required budget projections for Title IV-E foster care and adoption assistance programs.
- Analyzes data obtained from State child welfare programs and the preparation of professional reports and responds to inquiries and challenges concerning statistical methods used in CB activities and data analyses.
- Develops work statements and Requests for Proposal (RFP) for grants and contracts.
- Utilizes computer resources and equipment including the use of statistical packages, and when necessary, develops computer program evaluations and reviews evaluation reports for scientific merit.
... Implements statistical models for evaluation and analysis of data housed in large administrative data sets and used to support projects or programs.
• *Requirements**:
• *Conditions of Employment**:

- U.S. Citizenship required
- One year probationary period may be required
- If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" System.
- All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choice.
- Financial disclosure statement may be required.
- Bargaining Unit Position: Yes, this position is covered under the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU)
- Drug Screening Required: No
- Research Position: No
• *Qualifications**:
• *Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the Basic AND Specialized Experience requirements as noted below.**
• *Basic Requirement**:You must meet one of the items listed below (A or B):

- A. Possess a bachelors or higher degree that included 15 semester hours in statistics (or in mathematics and statistics, provided at least 6 semester hours were in statistics), and 9 additional semester hours in one or more of the following: physical or biological sciences, medicine, education, or engineering; or in the social sciences including demography, history, economics, social welfare, geography, international relations, social or cultural anthropology, health sociology, political science, public administration, psychology, etc. (Must provide transcripts.)- **Specialized Experience**:
• *GS-13**: You must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the **GS-12** level in the Federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing at least three (3) of the four (4) duties listed below:

- Designing and executing analyses using large cloud-hosted administrative data to respond to research questions, particularly those that rely on longitudinal data analyses.
- Conducting data analyses, collecting data, and creating data visualizations from analyses.
- Replicating or enhancing analytic methods and research designs to contribute to analyses relevant to child welfare or social science programs.
- Using appropriate software and analytical tools, which include but may not be limited to Tableau, Python or R.
• *Documenting Experience**:
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/YY to MM/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume.
- Do not copy and paste the duties, specialized experience, or occupational assessment questionnaire from this announcement into your resume as that will not be considered a demonstration of your qualifications for this position.
- In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the "percentage of times" the other dutie
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