JOB: Program Specialist (Social Media) with the Veterans Health Administration, Washington, D.C.

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    Alicia Mazzara

    Job Title: Program Specialist
    Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
    Agency: Veterans Health Administration
    Job Announcement Number: VHA-11-17493-491781-CJ

    SALARY RANGE: $74,872.00 – $97,333.00 /year
    OPEN PERIOD: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 to Monday, July 11, 2011
    SERIES & GRADE: GS-0301-12
    POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time Career/Career Conditional
    DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy – Washington DC Metro Area, DC
    WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Status Candidates (Merit Promotion Eligibles)


    Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 491781 (Please include on all documents)

    Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the

    battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring

    the men and women who are America’s Veterans.


    VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to


    * You must be a US citizen
    * Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
    * Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
    * Relevant experience (see Qualifications below)


    This position is located in the Veterans Health Administration, Interagency Health Affairs. The employee serves as a Program Specialist (Social Media) with specific focus on web content and social media for veteran outreach. The employee reports to the Director for Interagency Relations and the Chief Officer for Intergovernmental Affairs (SES position). Other duties include but are not limited to the following:

    · Develops detailed plans and goals for operation and maintenance and maintains accurate and up-to-date information for all web and social media sites

    · Develops ideas for web pages, content, graphics, video and photography and executes these using industry standard software and scanning devices

    · Researches and proposes new opportunities for social media endeavors

    · Monitors web pages and initiates action to place “under construction” whenever material is outdated or when request by management

    · Serves as a liaison to visitors to office social media sites, coordinates responses with appropriate Subject Matter Experts and obtains appropriate approvals before distribution

    · Completes continual reviews of editorial content to ensure quality, usability, style, visual congruity, and proper format

    · Develops regular metrics and return-on-investment progress reports on social media efforts, turning data into actionable items

    · Analyzes and communicates web site usage statistics to management and develops initiatives to increase readership numbers

    · Researches and creates emerging tools and languages to enhance the office web site environment

    · Leads day-to-day operations of all social media efforts, including lighter efforts on weekends

    · Coordinates multiple branded Facebook and Twitter accounts

    For more information, see*&tm=1&pg=1&AVSDM=2011-07-05+13%3a05%3a00.

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