National Security Agency
Responsibilities The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive or classified national security information. Archivists establish and maintain control, both physically and intellectually, over records of enduring value. Select records, a process that requires an understanding of the historical context in which the records were created, their intended uses and their relationships to other sources. Arrange and describe the records, in accordance with accepted standards and practices; ensure the long-term preservation of collections. Assist researchers; plan and direct exhibits, publications and other outreach programs to broaden the use of collections and enlist support for archival programs. Description of Position Archivist responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Apply all Records Disposition Schedules required against historical and current reference to determine and approve release of Official Permanent Records.
Coordinate and oversee the preservation of recorded historical material.
Ensure integrity and transition of all permanent records through automated processes (the Electronic Records Management Program).
Manage all research requests (e.g., from FOIA Office, Scientific and Technical information collection).
Manage and track NSA/CSS releases to National Archives.
Manage inventory of permanent records.
Assess, preserve, publish and reference public records and historical documents.
Obtain, organize and maintain information.
Maintain principles and concepts of professional archival work
Apply the requirements for handling, couriering, transporting, and safeguarding protected (e.g., FOIA/Privacy Act) and/or classified information.
Apply principles, procedures, and tools for data and database management.
Arrange information and materials in a useful manner. Skills The ideal candidate is someone with a desire for continual learning and who possesses strong communication (oral and written), problem-solving, analytic, interpersonal skills, and is: able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables
customer and results oriented motivated
able to take action in highly complex situations
able to negotiate with and influence others
build relationships across the Agency and with external stakeholders, as appropriate
able to identify, manage and resolve conflicts and disagreements in a constructive manner
able to work effectively (independently and/or within teams) across functional areas in a collaborative environment
proficient with Microsoft Office suite of tools (i.e., Word, Excel) Qualifications Salary Range: $45,972 - $73,105 (Entry/Developmental) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Degree in History or Library Science is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable with coursework in Archives, Records Management, History, or Library Science. Relevant experience must be in archiving (including archival administration), records management, history, library science, and/or curation. Salary Range: $68,036 - $106,012 (Full Performance) *The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position. Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. An Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position. Degree in History or Library Science is preferred, but a degree in any field is acceptable with coursework in Archives, Records Management, History, or Library Science. Relevant experience must be in archiving (including archival administration), records management, history, library science, and/or curation. Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday. How To Apply - External To apply for this position, please click the 'Apply Now' button located at the top or bottom of this page. After completing the application and clicking the 'Submit Final' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Emails regarding your application status will be sent periodically. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from firstname.lastname@example.org. ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility. Please note that you will be asked a series of questions and your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application. Your responses will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing. DCIPS Disclaimer The National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.
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The National Security Agency (NSA) is a world leader in signals intelligence and information assurance. We carry out some of the nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities to secure information superiority for America and its allies.
We have two primary missions. Our information assurance mission is the defense: it protects U.S. information by preventing foreign adversaries from gaining access to our information systems. Our signals intelligence mission is the offense: collecting foreign signals and producing intelligence to give U.S. policy makers and warfighters the decision advantage. NSA also enables network warfare operations to defeat terrorists and their organizations at home and abroad, consistent with U.S. laws and the protection of privacy and civil liberties.
As the nation’s top cryptologic organization, we employ the best and the brightest, who use their intelligence to solve some of the nation’s most difficult challenges. We are a world-class cyber center, the largest employer of mathematicians in the country, as well as a national leader in foreign language analysis and research.
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The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) is home to America's codemakers and codebreakers. The National Security Agency has provided timely information to U.S. decision makers and military leaders for more than half a century. The Central Security Service was established in 1972 to promote a full partnership between NSA and the cryptologic elements of the armed forces.