Supervisory Assistant Director for Programs

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Department of Defense (DoD)
Washington Headquarters Services (WHS)
Executive Services Directorate (ESD)
Mission Statement This position is in the Executive Services Directorate (ESD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS). ESD provides comprehensive administrative management and graphics services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, official mail and library support for the Pentagon, and executes federally mandated and regulatory programs, including Freedom of Information Act, Security Review, Privacy Act, Records Management, Directives, Forms, Declassification Review, Plain Writing Act, and Information Collection, on behalf of the Secretary within the Department and externally to the interagency and general public.
If you are applying through Merit procedures, the following information applies to you:
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: Current or Former Permanent Civilian Federal Employees in the Competitive Service; Displaced employees (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - ICTAP eligible) within the Local Commuting Area; and individuals eligible for the following Special Appointing Authorities approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Veterans with a disability rating of 30% or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Eligible Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. (Click on the links for more information regarding eligibility for these special appointment authorities: #6 or .)
If you are applying through Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) procedures, the following information applies to you:
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: All U.S. Citizens
TRAVEL REQUIRED
Occasional Travel
Occasional Travel May Be Required
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No
KEY REQUIREMENTS
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Application materials must be received by 11:59PM EST on the closing date.
This is a drug testing designated position.
Must obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
DUTIES: Back to top As a Supervisory Assistant Director for Programs you will be responsible for the following duties:
? Assisting the Director in leading and managing ESD in the successful accomplishments of its mission.
? Assisting the Director in planning and initiating programs, carrying out day-to-day activities, developing policies, and coordinating the activities of subordinate elements in service to the Secretary of Defense and Deputy Secretary of Defense and their respective military and executive assistants.
? Insuring the Director is kept fully informed on all actual or potential issues that impact the effectiveness and the efficiency of services that may come to the attention of WHS, DA&M;, or OSD senior leaders.
? Conducting special studies, directing highly sensitive projects, and carrying out assigned tasks of a critical nature.
? Assisting the Director in developing and maintaining the ESD Strategic Plan focused on mission, vision, guiding principles, goals, and objectives, consistent with the WHS Strategic Plan.
? Providing direct supervisory oversight of each of the division chiefs for the following four ESD Divisions: Freedom of Information Division, Defense Office of Prepublication & Security Review, Directives Division, Records & Declassification Division.
? Exercising delegated authority to set annual, multi year long-range work plans, budgets, and schedules for work performed by the staff.
? Planning, scheduling, and carrying out major projects concerned with the analysis of program effectiveness.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: / for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the _MAJOR DUTIES_ _and_ _QUALIFICATIONS_ sections of this announcement by Monday, September 15, 2014 .
You must have one year Specialized Experience equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private/military sector) giving the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position. Experience must be reflected in your resume.
Specialized experience required for this position is: ? R esearching, developing, and recommending policy, procedural, and administrative changes.
? D eveloping program goals and objectives.
? D etermining program strengths, weaknesses, and concerns.
Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
1. Knowledge and understanding of the Directorate's programs to include Executive Orders, DoD Issuances and other governing policies and regulations that guide Directorate Programs
2. Knowledge of the organizational functions and structures of elements of DoD, OSD & WHS staffs
3. Ability to lead and supervise
4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing
Time-in-Grade Requirements: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for merit promotion consideration. Time-in-grade is the 52-week requirement Federal employees in competitive service, General Schedule (GS) positions at GS-5 and above must serve before they are eligible for promotion (advancement) to the next grade level. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade, time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the closing date of this announcement: Monday, September 15, 2014
Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
OVERTIME: Occasionally
TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
RELOCATION EXPENSES (GOVERNMENT HOME SALE): Not Authorized
RECRUITMENT INCENTIVES: Not Authorized
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Exempt
FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE: Not Required
TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: If you are a male born after December 31, 1959, and are at least 18 years of age, civil service employment (5 U.S.C. 3328) requires that you must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless you meet certain exemptions under Selective Service law. If you are required to register but knowingly and willfully fail to do so, you are ineligible for appointment by executive agencies of the Federal Government. Please visit / for more information.
Other Notes: Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.
Delegated Examining -Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement upon its closing for up to 90 days.
Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a one-year supervisory probationary period.
This position is designated special sensitive as defined in DoD 5200.2-R and therefore requires that a personnel security investigation be adjudicated for security eligibility on a pre-appointment basis. This requirement may take 120 days or longer to process. The incumbent must complete a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and favorable adjudication by a determining authority and be eligible for a Top Secret clearance and access to sensitive compartmented information (SCI).
If selected for Federal employment, you will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment," (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine your suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background check.
This position is subject to the DoD Drug Free Workplace Program. If you decline to take the drug test, it will be considered a declination for employment. The selectee must test negative for the presence of illegal drugs before placement in the position, and will be subject to random drug testing thereafter. If a determination of the use of illegal drugs is confirmed in this position or other testing designated positions in DoD, non-selection or disciplinary action, up to and including removal from Federal service, may result. All tentative selectees for this position will be required to undergo a urinalysis test to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and periodically thereafter.
All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.
How You Will Be Evaluated for Merit Promotion: Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required of this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: How You Will Be Evaluated for Delegated Examining (Open to the Public): We will review your r sum and supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories:
Best Qualified: Candidates who possess experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate qualify ranking factor(s). Candidates are highly proficient in all of the job requirements and can perform effectively in the position almost immediately or within a minimum amount of training and/or orientation.
Highly Qualified: The next lower category for candidates that meet the minimum qualification of the position and are proficient in most, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require minimum training and/or orientation in order to perform the duties of the position.
Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.
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Names of the candidates in the Best Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures.
Volunteer Experience: Your Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Veterans? Preference: If you are entitled to veterans? preference, you should indicate the type of veterans? preference you are claiming on your r sum . Your veterans? preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veterans? preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligible with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see .
BENEFITS: Back to top The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees:
OTHER INFORMATION: ICTAP: Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the position?s minimum qualifications, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factors.
ICTAP eligibles will be considered well qualified prior to Veteran's preference points being added. Federal employees seeking ICTAP eligibility must submit proof that they met the requirements of 5 CFR 330.704. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. Please annotate your application to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP eligible. Please visit this link to obtain requirements for applying as an ICTAP eligible applicant. #ictap
VETERANS? PREFERENCE: Documentation intended to establish preference must be received by 11:59PM EST on Monday, September 15, 2014. Information on veterans? preference and other veteran entitlements can be found in the VetInfo Guide
MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE:
REEMPLOYED ANNUITANTS:
NOTE: If you submit a resume but no questionnaire, you cannot be considered for the position. If you submit a questionnaire but no resume, you cannot be considered for the position. Your application will be appropriately documented and you will be removed from further competition against this announcement.
REGARDING INTERVIEWS: Interviews may be required for this position. Accommodations may be made to conduct telephonic interviews to preclude travel hardships for applicants.
NOTE: Declining to be interviewed or failure to report for a scheduled interview will be considered as a declination for further consideration for employment against this vacancy.
This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
In accordance with 5 CFR 2635.704, applications will not be accepted in a postage paid government envelope.
Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in being removed from consideration for this position.

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