Leveraging Technology

Seeks out ways to employ technology to optimize organizational and individual performance.

Key Behaviors
  • Enters, updates, and extracts data from NIH and IC-specific systems (e.g., employee data systems).
  • Maintains accurate and accessible electronic- and paper-based administrative files to support backup coverage and changes in staff assignments.
  • Generates reports for routine reviews and in response to special inquiries using various information systems.
  • Skillfully uses state-of-the-art resources and employs technology to assist in work activities.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using on-line tools and business application packages for assigned area and related materials.
  • Understands how to use applicable systems and search engines.
  • Utilizes web-based resources to research information (e.g., NIH Intranet Sites).
  • Utilizes and stays current on available technology and office equipment.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.