Management & Program Analyst (Public Notice Flyer)

District of Columbia, D.C
May 10, 2022
May 17, 2022
Full Time

  • Provide strong technical assistance and program guidance to Good Jobs Challenge grantees, leveraging demonstrated workforce experience, knowledge and expertise
  • Help drive decision-making efforts for the Good Jobs Challenge program and all tasks and efforts to process grants by September 30,2022, as well as setting up an effective post-award grant management process
  • Engage and partner with the Good Jobs Challenge Community of Practice and Research grantees, once selected, to help develop approaches to support grantees and share best practices
  • Build partnerships and coalitions with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish organizational goals and objectives regarding the Good Jobs Challenge and broader EDA workforce efforts
  • Evaluate, communicate and advise on policies, guidance, regulations, statutes and precedents applicable to the administration of grant and financial assistance programs.
  • Analyze data to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Solicit feedback from cross-functional stakeholders to increase program engagement and impact and to build evidence of effective workforce best practices.
  • In coordination with EDA data analysts, integrate performance data collected from EDA grantees and conduct analysis to gauge performance, design effective supports and develop interventions as necessary.
  • Analyze work processes, activities and functions of program operations and make recommendations for improvement in efficacy and efficiency of operations.
  • Implement management control activities and apply analytics for decision making
  • Employ management surveys and control techniques to track success and to determine compliance with agency regulations, procedures, sound management practices, and effective utilization of staff
  • Anticipate challenges and identify issues to subsequently recommend changes to program requirements to resolve problems or prevent potential problems
  • Assist with corrective actions for program audit findings, recommendations, control deficiencies, risk treatment plans and assist with single audit reviews
  • Engage with whole ARPA team to ensure all ARPA funds are effectively allocated on time, look for connection points across programs (especially with respect to workforce), and be a strong team player, supporting wherever necessary


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (

See "Qualifications section.


Qualification requirements in this vacancy announcement are based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook, which contains federal qualifications available on the OPM's website located at: https// .

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, 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 for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. This experience need not have been in the federal government.

For the GS-13 level:

To qualify for the GS-12 grade level you must have one full year of specialized experience. You must possess 52 weeks of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12.


See "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

Background Investigation: This position is designated as Non-sensitive/Low Risk and requires that a background investigation be conducted and favorably adjudicated in order to establish security eligibility.

Please note this position is being filled under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Employees will be hired under ARPA's Hiring Authority as a Schedule A employee under the Excepted Service for a period not-to-exceed two (2) years.

Please submit a detailed resume (federal government format) and cover letter to . The subject line of the email should specify:
  • That this is an ARPA position;
  • title of position;
  • geographic location of the employment opportunity (i.e., Atlanta Regional Office; Austin Regional Office; Chicago Regional Office, Denver Reginal Office; Philadelphia Regional Office; Seattle Regional Office; Washington DC Office).

Veterans' preference is not applicable to this position.

Please DO NOT put your SSN on pages within your application package. Privacy Act - Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualifications for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361.

Signature - Before you are hired, you will be required to sign and certify the accuracy of the information in your application.

Selective Service - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.

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