Clerk II (Digital Project Services Intern)

Job Title
Clerk II (Digital Project Services Intern)
Job Number
00042370

This is an internship position available only to students currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a college or university as an upper-division level (junior or senior) undergraduate with a major or course work IT, communications, journalism, liberal arts, or a related field. Students applying for this position must possess academic performance that is considered in good academic standing by college/university standards.

 

Job Posting:

00042370

Opened:

5/17/2024

Closes:

5/28/2024

Position Title:

Clerk II (Digital Project Services Intern)

Class/Group:

0057/A09

Military Occupation Specialty Code:

Army - 25B, 255A; Navy - IT, 682X, 782X; Coast Guard – IT, ISM; Marine Corps – 0671, 8846

Fair Labor Standards Act Status:

Non-Exempt

Number of Vacancies:

1

Division/Section:

Chief Technology Office/ Digital Project Services

Salary Range:

$1,400/monthly part-time - $2,800/monthly full-time

Duration:

3 months

Hours Worked Weekly:

Part-time (Full-time considered)

Work Schedule:

This position may be eligible for flexible work hours and/or a hybrid work schedule if certain program guidelines are met; working arrangements may change at any time at the sole discretion of the agency.

Travel:

None

Agency Address:

300 West 15th Street, #1300 / Austin, Texas 78701

Web site:

https://dir.texas.gov/

Refer Inquiries to:

People and Culture Office

Telephone:

(512-475-4957 or (512) 463-5920 

How To Apply:

  • Select “Apply Online” to apply for the job at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en
  • You must create a CAPPS Career Section candidate profile or be logged in to apply.
  • Update your profile and apply for the job by navigating through the pages and steps.
  • Once ready, select “Submit” on the “Review and Submit” page.
  • If you have problems accessing the CAPPS Career Section, please email the CAPPS Recruiting Help Desk at [email protected]

Special Instructions:

  • Applicants must provide in-depth information in the EXPERIENCE & CREDENTIALS section to demonstrate how they meet the position qualifications. Incomplete applications may result in disqualification.
  • Resumes may be uploaded as an attachment but are not accepted in lieu of the information required in the EXPERIENCE & CREDENTIALS section of the application.

Interview Place/Time:

Candidates will be notified for appointments as determined by the selection committee.

Selective Service Registration:

Section 651.005 of the Government Code requires males, ages 18 through 25 years, to provide proof of their Selective Service registration or proof of their exemption from the requirement as a condition of state employment.

H-1B Visa Sponsorship:

We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Department of Information Resources does not exclude anyone from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action, or deny any benefits or participation in programs or activities, which it sponsors on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability. Please call 512-463-5920 to request reasonable accommodation.

 

Position Description 

 

The Opportunity

The Texas Department of Information Resources is the state agency charged with protecting the state’s data and critical technology infrastructure, managing a multi-million-dollar cooperative contracts program, and providing strategic technology leadership, solutions, and innovation to all levels of Texas government.  DIR is a fast-paced and collaborative environment with highly motivated and engaged employees dedicated to achieving the best value for the state. 

This internship will provide an opportunity to learn about the Statewide IT Project Oversight and the Project Delivery Framework program. The individual in this role will provide technical assistance work supporting the Digital Project Services division of DIR and assist with the Project Delivery Framework and Quality Assurance Team programs. Work involves research, analysis and reporting on statewide IT projects, development of various program related webinars and training and other program related duties. 

What We Do

The ideal candidate will have the ability to highlight their strengths in the following functions:

  • Track, monitor, and report on IT Major Information Resources Projects for the Legislature. 
  • Collect necessary information and assist in the development and implementation of a revised website for the Texas Quality Assurance team, including graphic design to enhance content and valuableness of the website.
  • Work with the team to successfully complete recording and posting of DIR/QAT webinars and training.
  • Research and analyze applicable statutes, including legislative appropriations, and policies to help determine impacts to major information resources projects (MIRPs), Framework documentation, DIR, and QAT.
  • Participate in the team’s DIR Discovery session preparation and implementation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education

  • A student currently enrolled in a college or university as an upper-division (junior or senior) undergraduate with a major or course work in IT, communications, journalism, liberal arts, or a related field.
  • Must possess academic performance that is considered in good academic standing by college/university standards.

Experience and Training Required

  • Experience in information technology, public policy, and government.

Experience and Training Preferred

  • Experience in graphic design, written communications and creating presentations.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on concurrent tasks while effectively prioritizing and coordinating work assignments. Ability to complete all assignments within prescribed timelines with high quality deliverables.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism, integrity and consistently hold themselves accountable for their performance.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
  • Ability to understand, follow and convey brief oral and/or written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cordial working relationships at all organizational levels, including agency management, direct supervisors, co-workers, internal and external customers.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to support and contribute to a cohesive team environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet required deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure and exacting schedules to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to comply with all agency policies and applicable laws.
  • Ability to comply with all applicable safety rules, regulations, and standards.

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency in the use of a computer and applicable software necessary to perform work assignments (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets). Microsoft Office preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Regular and punctual attendance at the workplace.
  • Criminal background check.

Working Conditions

  • Frequent use of computers, copiers, printers, and telephones.
  • Frequent standing, walking, sitting, listening, and talking.
  • Frequent work under stress, as a team member, and in direct contact with others.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, lifting, and climbing.

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